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    Query Archives
    April thru May 1998
    Coffey County, Kansas




GLENNON, PATRICK posted by Anna Marie (Glennan)Wilson on Monday, April 6, 1998

Thanks to everyone who responded to my inquiry about St. Patrick's-Emerald. We found all the baptismal records, except one-for Patrick Glennon, born 1881 in Waverly ? Could anyone search the records at St. Joseph's in Waverly to see if he was baptized there perhaps. Would so appreciate it!

SHORT posted by Sarah (Short) Tuininga on Tuesday, April 7, 1998

I am trying to find information on a Harry T. Short who married a Francis Forswell both from Illinois, but they had a son named Lynden L. Short born June 23, 1876 In Coffey County Kansas and he died April 2, 1934 in Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana. If you know of anyone who might help or have any information on them i would me appreciative if you would contact me. Thank you.

ROBE posted by Rowena Robe Selby on Sunday, April 12, 1998

I am searching for information about Andrew Augustus Robe who moved to Coffey County in 1880 from Iowa. He is buried in the cemtary at Waverly. my

MORRIS posted by dssumner on Tuesday, April 14, 1998

looking for any and all information on Marshall MORRIS family. Marshall married Luvica Violetta Macalexander of Tracy, Wy. Known children of this marriage are: Nellie b. 20May, 1890 in IN,m. Hosea T. Garver, Mabel, Elmer, 26 July 1905, Floyd b. 7 July, 1895 and Walter b. unk. All of the sons remained in Ks.

CLEVELAND posted by Esther Healy on Wednesday, April 15, 1998

Rev. Edward Cleveland, a Congregational minister died at Burlington, Kansas on September 29, 1886. He is interest because he played a vital role in the establishment of St. Francis College at Richmond, Quebec when he was the principal from 1856-1860. I have been seeking a photograph of him for a publication about St. Francis College. Can anyone help?

BAKER, SPURGEON posted by Vicki Baker Ryan on Friday, April 17, 1998

Wm Baker born Penn. 1829 died KS Pleasant twshp 1892.Married Mary A. Spangler 1st, then Phoebe Spurgeon 2nd. Am interested in Williams ancestors or info on life in KS. Am descended from he and Phoebe.

MCGLOTHLIN posted by Timothy James McGlothlin on Monday, April 20, 1998

I am researching the McGlothlin name located in and around Burlington, Ks from 1880 to present day. Prior to 1851, the spelling of the McGlothlin name was McLaughlin.

BITUER, WANAMAKER posted by L. G. Kelly on Wednesday, April 29, 1998

Searching for Methodist Espicopal Church records, conversion of Mary Jane WANAMAKER, about 1871. She the child of Nichols & Francis. Siblings?

LONG posted by Terry Harmon on Tuesday, May 5, 1998

I am searching for information on my 3rd great-grandparents, Eliaceph M. (Eli) Long (ca. 1826 NC - after 1880) and Ellen Elizabeth (Betsy) _____ (ca 1824 NC or VA - after 1880). Before moving west, they lived in Alexander, Ashe, & Mitchell Counties, NC. According to local Methodist church records, Betsy had transferred her membership to the Texas conference around 1881/82. Their daughter Harriet Ellen Long (my gggrandmother) was married in Watauga Co., NC in 1891 to Thomas Franklin Yates. Their marriage certificate states that Harriet's parents (if living) were in Kansas. In 1993, I wrote the Kansas State Historical Society. In the 1900 Soundex, they found an Elizabeth Long, (b. Feb., 1824 VA), age 76 living alone in Burlington, Coffey Co., KS. (Vol. 11, Enumeration District 24, Page 7, Line 87). Does anyone know if this could be my Elizabeth (Betsy) Long, where she is buried, or what may have happened to her husband? Eli & Betsy Long's other children were John W. (b. ca. 1848 NC), Thomas (Tom), (b. ca. 1850 NC), Milton Fillmore (Milt), (b. ca. 1853 NC; m. Jan. 24, 1875 in Ashe Co., NC to Emaline (Emma) Blackburn; one daughter Rosetta, (b. ca. 1875 NC); moved west by 1880), Hazel (a son; b. ca. 1855 NC), Sarah A. or Mahala, (b. ca. 1857 NC), Harriet Ellen, (b. ca. 1859 or 1861), Margaret, (b. ca. 1861 NC), and Martha, (b. ca. 1864 NC). A letter from the Coffey Co. Historial Society in 1993 states that no cemetery record could be found for this lady.

KESNER posted by Virginia Perry on Thursday, May 7, 1998

Searching the Kesner family and related persons. Have much information and will share.

KITTERMAN posted by Virginia Perry on Thursday, May 7, 1998

Searching for the Kitterman family and all related persons. I have much information and will share.:

JAMES, MCALISTER posted by Donald F. McAlister on Saturday, May 9, 1998

I would like to know more about James McAlister; father of William S. McAlister of Coffey Co. KS. Also, would like more information on; Mary Francis Cantrell and her father.

WHEAT posted by Barbara Bonham on Wednesday, May 20, 1998

Looking for descendants of Benoni WHEAT who removed to Coffey Co ca 1865. First Methodist minister. Benoni was the son of James M. WHEAT and Elizabeth King SHAW of Charles Co., MD.

MARSHMAN, MCMAHAN posted by Tami Feldhaus on Saturday, May 23, 1998

MCMAHAN, William, MCMAHAN, John H., MCMAHAN, Joseph. I am searching any information of the McMAHAN family in Coffey & Wilson Co. MAARSHAMN, Alexander G and family in Wilson and Coffey County. Have info. will share.

KEYS, WATKINS posted by Merle Bennett on Monday, May 25, 1998

The following obit is of my GreatGrandmother, any connections would be appreciated; OBITIUARY MYRTIE CELESTIA KEYS Myrtie Celestia Keys was born at Burlington, Kansas, January 2, 1872, and departed this life at the Trinity Methodist Hospital at Dodge City, at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 28 days. For the past 18 years she lived in Kansas City, Mo., until she began to fail in health. She came to Dodge City to live with her daughter, Ferne. She was married to James Edwin Keys in 1891, who preceded her in death in 1921. To this union, five children were born: Elma Berry of Riverside, Calif., Lucille Graves of Ness City, Claude Keys of Kansas City, Mo., Merle Bieber of Ness City, and Ferne Keys of Dodge City. Mrs. Keys joined the Methodist church of Prairie View during early life and remained true this faith until her passing. Mrs. Keys was a very devoted mother and always very thoughtful of her family. Besides her children, she leaves to mourn her passing: Four sisters and one brother: Pearl Conger of Bristow, Okla., Leon Watkins of Halls Summit, Lula Moore of Waverly, Joy Brown of Kansas City, Mo., and Aimee Ward of Burlington. One sister, Clara Hester of LaCygne and two brothers, Maynard Watkins and Harry Watkins, preceded her in death. Besides her children and brothers and sisters, she leaves seven grandchildren and a host of friends. Funeral services were held at Waverly on Sunday, September 2, at 2 p.m. Interment was made in the Waverly Cemetery besides the body of her husband, James Edwin Keys. (Ness City Newspaper, Thursday, September 6, 1951)

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