Cherokee County Kansas Queries

 

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Queries May 2002



Foster, Greenlawn cemetery, Jones, Mann, Myers, Scott, Singrey, Thomas, Turner, Ware


Topic: Mann/Turner Galena Kansas
From: Kathy Mills kathylmills@thevision.net
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 06:25 PM

I am looking for any information on my dad's family. Austin Mann and MaryEllen Turner. Married around 1902. Austin had a first wife named Emma Smalley who died around 1901? Also a daughter Bessie who died at age 4 in 1904. Austin,MaryEllen and my dad are burried in Hillcrest Cemetary in Galena.


Topic: Myers or Ware's
From: Barbara Lieberman billiejo1943@yahoo.com
Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 03:33 PM

Looking for anything on Jasper Newton Myers, lived in Lawton and anything on John Henry Ware lived in Weir. They all could have lived in other plases in Cherokee County. Please e-mail me at billiejo1943@yahoo.com


Topic: greenlawn cemetery
From: Bettie Cholakian bcholakian@aol.com
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2002 04:42 PM

GREENLAWN CEMETERY looking for two names in Greenlawn cemetery: Anna (Lucy Ann) Crabtree and George Crabtree. Anna died around 1933, George died afterward. Will pay standard fee for tombstone inscriptions. Bettie C Bcholakian@aol.com


Topic: Singrey, Thomas families in Cherokee County
From: Thomas Fee hardball3@cox.net
Date: Sunday, May 12, 2002 10:34 PM

Am looking for information on Perry Singrey and/or Roy Curtis Singrey. They lived near Baxter Springs from about 1893 to 1922. They went to Cherokee County from Indiana to work for R. O. Thomas.

Family stories have it that Perry also ran a Dry goods and Feed store in Baxter Springs. Is there anyone out there that knows of these two men. Perry married a woman while there, I believe her name was Ida Beasley. Some children went to school there, and at least one may be buried in a cemetery near Baxter Springs.

Is there a historical book of businesses in Baxter Springs or something of this nature that I can purchase that would have this type of store listed?


Topic: James L. Jones , Milton Jones
From: William Detmers goisu@aol.com
Date: Sunday, May 05, 2002 07:59 PM

Looking for information on family of James L. Jones, died 13 Oct 1892 in Topeka. Buried in Topeka Cemetery. Married to Alice Krum, who went back to IL after James died. Worked for the Topeka Railroad as an upholsterer.

Milton Jones, James' brother also lived in Cherokee Co. Born abt 1851 in McLean Co., IL. Married Ida B., b. 1959. Had a daughter, Annie J. Jones, born 1880, in KS. Worked as a miner.

Looking for descendants of both. James was a Civil War veteran, and has a military head stone. I have no other information.

Thanks, Bill


Topic: John Hardin Scott & Mary Mountwillow Scott
From: Nick Scott nscott2@houston.rr.com
Date: Thursday, May 02, 2002 09:18 PM

Looking for anyone who has information about my great great grandparents John Hardin Scott & Mary Mountwillow Coonrod Scott. They lived in Columbus, Kansas, and are buried there. Per their marker, he was born in 1847 and died in 1928 and she was born in 1851 and died in 1934. My lineage ties to their eldest son, Charles Leonard Scott, who was married to Sadie Elizabeth Bryan Scott. They are also buried in Columbus.


Topic: Foster, Galena mines
From: Tara Loundree witche77@aol.com
Date: Thursday, May 02, 2002 01:47 PM

I am looking for information on Elliott Leroy FOSTER. He went by Roy Foster. He died in Feb 1936 in Galena, Cherokee, KS. He was killed in a mining accident. He was a resident of Carl Junction, Jasper, MO. Roy was my great-grandfather. Any information on him, or possible mines in Galena would be helpful.

 


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