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Crawford County Kansas

Queries Jan - Dec. 2002

Alexander, Allen, Avery, Bardenhagen, Besson, Bixler, Blair, BLONDE, Bowman, BRUCE, Brundage, BURDETT, calkins, CAMPBELL, Carbaugh, Cemeteries, Christian Church, Coghill, Dalton, DIEHL, Disney, Doff-Sotta, DOHLE, Edwards, Fabro, Faoro, Ferguson (2), Fox, Gardner, Graham, Graves, HARDIN, Heise, Heitz, Henderson, HOFFMAN, Holman, Idell, Imbusch, JENKS, KING, Latimer, LOGAN, Long, Mack, mantz, mautz, McCoy, McGuire, McKnight, Miller (2), Moriarty, Nickells (2), Palmer, Parent, PARKER, Quaker Valley Church, Ratliff, Redden, REDDEN, Rickard, Roath, Robertson (2), Rosebank, Sievert, Smiley Cem., Smith, Spense, Stirewalt, SUMMERS, Talley, Terdin, TOMES, Traylor, TROUT, TROUTT, Verbich, Watson, Weekley, Werbish, West, WHITE, WICKWARE, Williams (2), Wilson, WILSON, winn, Wintjen, Wood, Wright, WWII Pilot School


Topic: Richard Carl Ferguson
From: Alice Nance hanance@msn.com
Date: Sunday, December 29, 2002 02:02 PM

I am looking for any information on Richard Carl Ferguson. He was listed on the 1930 KS Census, Crawford County, Pittsburg. At that time he was 17 years old and living in the home of his father, Robert S. Ferguson. My grandmother married a Richard Carl Ferguson between 1930-35 and I am wondering if this is the man she married, as she also was living in Crawford Co.
Alice Nance


Topic: John and Jane Weekley or Weakley burial
From: Shirley Edillon swe@cox.net
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2002 11:25 PM

Seeking death records, obituary notice, and burial locations for John and John Weakley or Weekley or Weekly. They were listed in the 1880 census in Lincoln, Crawford Co., Kansas as ages 65 and 58.
John Weakley or Weekley was born about 1811-1815; and Jane Weakley or Weekley was born about 1814.
Thank you.


Topic: Ratliff, McCoy, McKnight, Spense Crawford Co. KS
From: sharolyn mccoy sharolyn@webtv.net
Date: Sunday, December 22, 2002 09:37 PM

I am researching the following families in Crawford Co. KS: Ratliff, McCoy, McKnight and Spence 1880 and later. I would appreciate hearing from anyone connected to these families.

Sharolyn McCoy

Sharolyn@webtv.net


Topic: James and Catherine Wilson
From: Bruce Koons brucekoons@aol.com
Date: Saturday, December 14, 2002 04:22 PM

Interested in exchanging information on the James and Catherine Wilson family. Children were Cora, William F. and Gertrude.


Topic: Christian Church records
From: Michael Hoffman shireltd@attbi.com
Date: Sunday, December 08, 2002 09:21 PM

The Christian Church in Cherokee, Crawford county closed around 1944. Does anyone know what happened to the church records?


Topic: Seeking Descendants of James A WHITE
From: Janet Nelson tanelson1@juno.com
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2002 08:54 AM

WHITE/CHASE/BEAN/PHILLIPS/T__EWELL: My great grandfather James A WHITE married second, Mattie BECKER. They had eight children. When James died in 1917 at Fort Scott, his obituary listed his married daughters only by their spouses names, so I do not know who married whom. Therefore, am seeking any descendants of the following: Carl CHASE of Joplin Mo in 1917 (I found a Carl Frederick CHASE buried 1946 in Cherokee City Crawford Co KS cemetery listing.); AC BEAN of Ottawa KS in 1917; Robert PHILLIPS of Cherokee KS in 1917; The youngest daughter, Catherine WHITE married Gene Allen TEWELL after 1917 who was a school principal in Mulberry KS at time of wedding, but moving to Caney KS as principal the next year. Unfortunately the wedding clipping was not dated.


Topic: Eli West, Frontenac 1920
From: Cynthia Phillips socicj@netscape.net
Date: Thursday, November 21, 2002 09:34 PM

Seeking descendants of Eli WEST, b. ca 1851 in Ohio, living in Frontenac, Crawford Co, KS in 1920 with wife and son Frank. To exchange family information. He is son of my great-great-grandmother, Nancy West McAlister and her first husband, Alexander West, of Piqua, OH, and later Cowley Co KS.


Topic: Oscar Julian Talley and Zelpha Jane Talley
From: Ed Morland wren432@aol.com
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 03:57 PM

I am looking for information on this family. Zelpha died December11,1926.


Topic: BLONDE
From: Darrel Dexter darreldexter@hotmail.com
Date: Friday, November 08, 2002 05:26 PM

Looking for descendants or info on Florimond BLONDE of Pittsburg, KS, who married my great aunt, Rosie BOURDON, in Wellington, MO, about 1912. She was born in Kansas, according to the 1910 census of Missouri. Is she and her father, August BOURDON, on the 1900 census in Kansas?


Topic: Dr. Asbury Coke Graves
From: karen merritt karenm53151@aol.com
Date: Friday, November 01, 2002 11:29 AM

am looking for info on dr. a.c. graves who moved to crawford co., kansas 1882. he married jennie campbell and had at least 2 sons. he first settled in cherokee and later pittsburg, kansas. he became a eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist. am info will be appreciated. thanks, karen at Karenmm53151@aol.com

From: Dave Goldy davegoldy@swbell.net
Date: Saturday, November 02, 2002 11:55 PM

Karen

The Kansas State Historical Society has some information on doctors, and will be able to help.

For the first link, the library staff will copy the requested information. Refer to the link on the page for more information. The second link is a reference to a book at the society Library. Quite likely, if your doctor died in Kansas, he will be listed in the index.

Their home page is www.kshs.org If you go there and take the
link to "Research and Collections", you will find a treasure trove of sources, many of which are micro filmed and available for interlibrary loan. Search around, especially the links to "Newspapers", "Census" and "Genealogy".

http://www.kshs.org/library/physicn.htm
Consolidated Index to Kansas Physicians and Midwives (1887-1900)Registered with The Kansas Board of Health: and Dickman's Medical Directory(1881)

Refer to the link on this page to get information in these
references.
http://www.kshs.org/library/bio.htm

K/610.5/K13/1889-1966/1981-1983
Kansas. Historical Society. Library. Index to Obituaries from the Kansas Medical Journal, 1889-1966. 1967. 37 pp.

Contains the name, date and place of death, and the volume and page number of the obituary. Obituaries usually include the doctor's age or birth date, name of medical school, year of graduation, and specialty. These obituaries are "professional" obituaries and do not contain any family information as such. Between 1966 and 1980, the obituaries are individually cataloged in the Kansas card catalog. The index continues from 1981 to 1983 when obituaries were not longer printed in the Kansas Medical Journal.

You will need to check the newspaper microfilms for an obituary containing family information. This is the search page link:

http://www.kshs.org/library/news.htm

And this page lists various county records micro filmed and available for interlibrary loan:

http://www.kshs.org/archives/lrfilm.htm

Hope this helps, and good luck

Dave Goldy
Overland Park, KS

davegoldy@swbell.net


Topic: Roath
From: Dorothy Roath henl@ureach.com
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 05:21 PM

Searching for any information on George & Nancy Roath:Crawford Co, Ks...............
Children,Ida b.1870
David b.1872
Daniel b. 1874
Other children in the 1880 census are Margaret Ray & William Ray 8 & 6 from Mo..
David E Smith age 36 boarder in the house.
Ida Miley married a John Miley about 188?
George Roath died in 1888
Nancy Roath married David Smith in 1882
Nancy Roath divorced George Roath in 1881
Nancy and George Roath sued the RR that was going through their land.
George served in the KS Calvary from 1862 to 1865


Topic: Long, Sievert, Fox
From: Cindy Proctor sinybin@aol.com
Date: Monday, October 21, 2002 12:06 AM

Looking for any info on Austin & Clara Long, Glenn and Nellie (Sievert)or Dock and Mary Ann (Sievert). All except Dock are buried at the cemetery outside of Pittsburgh and most were life long residents of Crawford County.

Thank You.


Topic: Allen Smith 1880 Baker, Crawford KS
From: marilyn mcguire moomc@attbi.com
Date: Sunday, October 20, 2002 11:24 PM

I am looking for information on Allen Smith and his family. I am most interested in his daughter Allie who married Timothy Marshall just before 1880.


Topic: S. Bowman
From: Carol Anderson csa6889@sbcglobal.net
Date: Thursday, October 10, 2002 08:00 PM

Seeking information on my gggrandfather, S. Bowman. (may be Samuel) I believe he may be buried in Cherokee City Cemetery, Crawford Ks. Trying to find name of his parents and Martha's maiden name (may be Swinehart) Their child, Schfrona Bowman is my ggrandmother, who married Frank Shreve in 1887. Frank made the Cherokee Strip Land Run in 1893.

1880 Census
Census Place: King City, Mcpherson, Kansas
Source: FHL Film 1254387 National Archives Film T9-0387 Page 498A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
S. BOWMAN Self M M W 38 OH
Occ: Farmer Fa: PA Mo: PA
Martha BOWMAN Wife F M W 35 OH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: VA Mo: VA
Schfrona BOWMAN Dau F S W 11 IN
Occ: At School Fa: OH Mo: OH
George NEUMAIER Other M S W 33 GERM
Occ: Farmer Fa: GERM Mo: GERM


Topic: Blair family of Pittsburg
From: Pat LaCroix blac49@aol.com
Date: Sunday, October 06, 2002 10:55 PM

I am looking for info on my family who resided in Pittsburg during the early 1900's. Am looking for info on my cousin Katherine Blair, daughter of Ira E. & Vic Blair. Katherine was born in Jan 1926 and died about 1956 in CO. She was brought back to Pittsburg for burial and most likely would have been buried at Mt. Olive or Highland Park. Ira & Vic are both buried in Mt. Olive, so better guess would be there. She may have been under a different last name, as we are not sure if she ever married. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.


Topic: WILSON Census & obit lookup
From: Darla Brown anthonyfloral@cyberlodge.com
Date: Thursday, October 03, 2002 05:00 PM

Looking for someone who could look for census info & obit for John WILSON, died May 20, 1921 in Mulbery. We believe he had been living there but don't know for sure. Any help will be GREATLY appreciated! email at mdbrown@kanokla.net. THANKS!


Topic: wesly winn
From: conrad winn thaiwinn@cox.net
Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 01:18 AM
Originally Posted 1-Oct-2002 01:14

my grandfather william wesley winn lived in hepler, kansas from about 1900 to 1918 with his wife Nellie Winn. my father, wesley waldo winn, was born in 1910. the family moved to modesto, california in 1918. i believed he had 2 sisters. any information on my father's such as school attendance, location of the farm is appreciated. my grandfather ran a lumber yard and farmed 160 acres in hepler.


Topic: henderson, calkins, mautz/mantz
From: susie scheerschmidt rschee5207@aol.com
Date: Sunday, September 22, 2002 10:28 PM

searching for

JACKSON HENDERSON married FLORA CALKINS
March 8, 1881 in crawford co. ks

ROY HENDERSON married GERTRUDE MAUTZ/MANTZ
MARCH 20, 1901 IN PITTSBURG,KANSAS

GOTTFRIED MAUTZ/MANTZ arrived from bremen germany may 27,1866 filed naturalization papers crawford co ks in 1909

thanks
susie


Topic: Delilah Miller Heitz Resided Arcadia 1917
From: MaryK. George dpmk@ccwave.net
Date: Sunday, September 08, 2002 07:17 PM

In the obit of George W. Miller who died June 1917 at Mapleton, Bourbon Co., KS one of several survivors is Mrs. Delilah Heitz of Arcadia, Kas.

Delilah is the daughter of George W. Miller and Phoebe Milner who left Clinton Co., IN in 1871 and migrated to Bourbon Co., KS. Delilah has three brothers William Beverly Miller, Jesse Martin Miller, Frank Miller, and a sister Anna Miller Sansfield who lived in Detroit, MI in 1917. The brothers lived in Mapleton, KS.

Would like to hear from anyone who is researching the Heitz Family of Bourbon Co., KS.

Thank You, Mary K.


Topic: DOHLE / DIEHL 1920 Crawford County Census Lookup
From: jerry forman moosie@flash.net
Date: Saturday, September 07, 2002 04:12 PM

Searching for complete information on Crawford County 1920 federal census; Roll T625_529, page 16A, ED 91, Image 33. Name shown JESSIE DOHLE (Diehl)? Who else was living in the household and any other information?

Thank you,

Jerry Forman
Berkeley, CA

From: Mary Graff graffiti@ysa.attmil.ne.jp
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 09:01 PM

Are you still looking for this household? Mary

From: Michael Hoffman shireltd@attbi.com
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 09:38 PM

Yes, I am still looking for information on Edward Francis Hoffman and family. I still need to find out when they moved to Cherokee and when they moved on. Also, the maiden and given name of Edward's second wife. She was a widow and her previous married surname was Clements. His first wife, Louisa Cordelia Crump is believed to have died in Cherokee on or around 20 March 1881 and was supposed to have been buried in Kansas but I have not found her listed in the cemetery in Cherokee. My grandfather Arthur Francis Hoffman was born in or near Cherokee, Kansas in 1877. Edward attended the College of the Bible in Kentucky from 1870 to 1872. He and Louisa married on 3 March 1876. It appears that they moved to the Cherokee area between March 1876 and January 1877. I believe they continued to live in the area at least through 1881.


Topic: LOGAN
From: Linn Lieuallen linn@qwest.net
Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 11:23 PM

Looking for anyone researching the LOGAN family. As well as any information on Eva Georgia LOGAN. She was born 2/14/1874 in Crawford County, McCune, KS. In the cemetery records of Weston, Oregon (where she died), her parents are listed as "Miles & Mary Jane Logan."


Topic: Graham or Alexander Families
From: Corrine Connell connelc@co.thurston.wa.us
Date: 7/31/2002 06:57 PM

I am looking for any information on a Veta Alexander (Graham) from Pittsburg, Kansas.


Topic: Idell
From: Phillip Cook pjcook53@hotmail.com
Date: 7/19/2002 12:05 AM

Requesting information on any landmarks, cemeteries, churches, etc. that would help me locate the town of Idell.

Phil Cook


Topic: TROUTT/TROUT
From: Jim and Linda Hubbard okhubbards@aol.com
Date: 7/7/2002 12:01 PM

Looking for information on Lona TROUTT--last known living in Girard, KS 1935-1938. Her husband was Dave TROUTT. Lona was born to James Oliver GATES and Lucinda S. MARTIN circa 1868 in Wapello County, Iowa. She was one of four children. During the 1880's, all of Lona's siblings and many MARTIN relatives migrated to Kansas. Two siblings settled in Comanche County and the other settled in Harper County. Lona is listed as Mrs. Lona Troutt of Girard, KS in the obituary of my great grandfather, Charles Henry GATES--always known as Henry GATES. Thank you.


Topic: Wood - Carbaugh Information?
From: Gary Wood woodgary@hotmail.com
Date: 7/7/2002 10:21 AM

I am looking for information on the Wood and Carbaugh families. My gggrandparents are buried in the Pleasant Valley/Sheffield cemetary. Many relatives lived and died in Crawford County including my grandfather, John Blasingame Wood. Any information on where to get vital records or other information on my family in Crawford Co. would be greatly appreciated.

Gary Wood
woodgary@hotmail.com


Topic: nickells
From: Amber Boyd amberjoy1961@hotmail.com
Date: 7/5/2002 09:28 PM

researching nickells would love for you to email me a pic. email to amberjoy1961@hotmail.com. Thanks amber


Topic: HOFFMAN, Arthur Francis
From: Michael Hoffman shireltd@attbi.com
Date: Sunday, June 23, 2002 11:39 AM

Looking for anyone who has this ancestor in common.
4. Arthur Francis Hoffman, born January 26, 1877 in near Cherokee Crawford County,Kansas; died Abt. 1965 in Montana. He was the son of 8. Edward Francis Hoffman and 9. Louisa Cordelia Crump. He married 5. Jennie Cerilias Harrison December 31, 1899 in Mt. Pleasant MO..


Topic: Imbusch ~ Bardenhagen ~ Wintjen family
From: Shirley Graham shirgraham@aol.com
Date: Friday, June 21, 2002 10:06 PM

I am seeking additional data on
John Henry Wintjen (born 9-25-1852 Hanover, Germany) and died 12-20-1944 in Walnut, Crawford Co., Ks.
John Wintjen married Gertrude Bardenhagen
who was born 11-9-1861 in Hanover, Germany and died 3-5-1935 in Walnut, Crawford Co., Ks. They married 12-17-1885.
They had two sons that are known: Johann Peter Claus Wintjen; born 10-22-1886 in Walnut, Crawford Co., Ks. and William Dietrick Wintjen; born 12-1-1888 in Walnut, Crawford Co., Ks.
William Dietrick Wintjen married Ida (Eda)
Tiemeyer who was born 10-21-1903.
Other family names within this line are:
Guy, Reaser, Fleming, Mattox, Volmer, Andrews, Imbusch, Bruening and Van Meter.
My direct Wintjen line enters with Catherine
(Katie) Wintjen who married Claus Imbusch in 1915.
They were members of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hepler, Ks.
Also researching surname Viets or Vieths.
Have data to share, and more data needed.
Sincerely,
Shirley Graham
shirgraham@aol.com


Topic: Moriarty's

From: Erin Deitrick erindeitrick@yahoo.com

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2002 10:15 PM

I am hoping to connect with anyone interested in the ancestry and descendents of Dennis Moriarty, b. Ireland about 1840, d. Walnut Township, Crawford County 1899. Married Margaret Mahoney in St. Louis. Children: Richard, John and Mollie(m. Knolt).
I believe this family is related to my g-g-grandmother, Margaret Moriarty O'Connell and her brother Timothy Moriarty, both of whom stayed in St. Louis.


Topic: KING - WICKWARE Families
From: Sharon Smith sharons@axs4u.net
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2002 06:31 AM

I am looking for descendants of the KING or WICKWARE families.
Thompson KING, a widower, was living with his sister, Martha Wickware a widow, in Baker township in 1900 census.Thompson's daughter Mary is also living with them.
I would appreciate info on any of these individuals. Thank-you!


Topic: Cemeteries in Crawford Co Ks
From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Monday, June 17, 2002 11:47 AM

Thanks to a wonderful lady who is formating these below are some of the cemeteries now online for Crawford Co.I am working on Rosebank and hopefully it will be up soon. Will be happy to do lookups in it.
Carol
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kscemete/crawford/crawford.htm


Topic: LAURA SUMMERS/REDDEN
From: Ray Fry rfry@usol.com
Date: Monday, June 10, 2002 07:45 PM

I am looking for LAURA SUMMERS previously married to Samuel Redden. In 1910 she lived in Cherokee City along with her daughters Bessie, Vesta, Estella and Blairetta Rickard and Ova or Ava Redden. If anyone has information about marriage or death, please share.


Topic: Gardner
From: Florence Kohn genenfrosty@myfamily.com
Date: Sunday, June 09, 2002 08:04 PM

HELP PLEASE
i am trying to find Andrew Gardner and or his son John Raymond Gardner from Longton Kansas.
florence kohn


Topic: Nora Cain Ferguson
From: Alice Nance hanance@msn.com
Date: Sunday, June 09, 2002 11:43 AM

I am trying to find information on my grandmother, Nora Cain Ferguson. She lived most of her life in the Crawford/Cherokee Counties. Sometime between 1930-1935 she married a Richard Carl Ferguson, was confined to the Kansas State Industrial Farm for Women for unknown cause, and died there in 1935. She is buried in the Cherokee Cemetery, Crawford County. I have been unable to find anyone who can give me information as to why she may have been confined and any help would be appreciated.
Alice Cain Nance


Topic: Tombstones in Smiley Cem.Crawford Co
From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 01:34 PM

Have pictures of all standing stones in Smiley cemetery. Will send to anyone that would like them
Carol
sbrooks@ckt.net
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kscemete/crawford/smiley.html


Topic: Dalton,Bixler,Nickells graves in McGonigle Cem.
From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 01:31 PM

I took pictures of all of these graves and would love to send to anyone who would like them. I am not related but good friend of a Riley Dalton descendent
Carol
sbrooks@ckt.net
Please put name you would like in subject,thanks


Topic: Rosebank and other Crawford Co.Cemeteries
From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 01:24 PM

Hi,
Slowly but surely getting it to interment.net and http://www.rootsweb.com/~kscemete/crawford/crawford.htm
which has pictures.Up to letter H on Rosebank.Please,there are so many unmarked or unreadable stones in all these cemeteries, if you know of someone buried there,please contact me so we can get them included.
Carol
sbrooks@ckt.net


Topic: BRUCE, John T., and Mary Ella PARKER Bruce
From: Laura Thomas laurathomas9111@msn.com
Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 11:47 PM

I am looking for any descendants of these two individuals, who lived in Mulberry kansas from 1879-? Also Johns father was Charles Edward Bruce and he and Sara his wife died in Mulberry, 1895 and 1886 respectively. I would like to find their graves and an obituary if it exists. Write to me at laurathomas9111@msn.com thanks, Laura

From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net

Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 01:19 PM

Bruce,Hubert;b.1900,d.1913
Bruce,James M.;b.6/28/1863,d.2/21/1912
Bruce,Elizabeth A.;b.2/9/05/1865,d.7/29/1943
Bruce,Elmer;b.6/06/1888,d.7/16/1888,son
Bruce,Lyda;unmarked beside above
Bruce,Charles E.;b.1824,d.1896*
Bruce,Sarah;b.1826,d.1886*
Known Bruce Graves in Rosebank


Topic: Avery or Watson family
From: Raymond Watson raymondwatson@datalinkok.com
Date: Thursday, May 09, 2002 07:08 PM

I am looking for information on Calvin Avery family or Wiley Watson family in Crawford county around 1910 or later.Ray


Topic: Allen, Crawford County Sheriff
From: Frances Kelly wearecelts@aol.com
Date: Monday, April 29, 2002 01:36 AM

I am trying to research my great uncle, William Porter ALLEN, who was supposedly a sheriff in Pittsburg, Crawford County, KS. He was born in Independence, MO in 1868, son of David Allen and Mary Vance Huls (Hulse). William P. Allen died 1935. Thank you for any help you can provide either about him or sheriffs in Crawford County during that period of time.


Topic: Joseph Emmett Williams
From: Teresa Johnson cowboybuddy1978@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, April 22, 2002 11:41 PM

I am researching Joseph Emmett Williams. He was born around 1891, & died in 1944 in Pittsburg, Crawford county Kansas.
He is buried in Mount Olive cemetery; Pittsburg, KS. I am also researching Bryna Lorraine Williams, His wife. Her maiden name was Hankins. Bryna was born Sept. 5, 1896; Weir, Cherokee county Kansas. died Dec. 16, 1967; Pittsburg, KS. Her parents were Benjamin Franklin Hankins & Mary Olive Sherfick.
Benjamin Hankins was born in Griggsville, IL.
died in Pittsburg, KS.. Mary Olive Sherfick
was born Aug. 21, 1860; Morninglory, IL.
died Mar.19, 1929/1930; Pittsburg, KS..
Their children were: There were 4 unkown children; Josephine; lilly; Frank Elmer; Catherine Violet; Sylvia Lee; Roy Raymond; Bryna Lorraine; Mable; Pat. Both Joseph Emmett & Bryna Lorraine are buried in Mount Olive cemetery in Pittsburg, KS.


Topic: Norma Kathleen Williams
From: Teresa Johnson cowboybuddy1978@yahoo.com
Date: Monday, April 22, 2002 11:24 PM

I am trying to find out who my biological father is. My biological mother was Norma Kathleen Williams. She was born Aug. 2, 1928 in Pittsburg, Crawford county Kansas. Her parents were Joseph Emmett & Bryna Lorraine Williams. Norma has a sister Earleen, & had a brother Emmitt Lee.
I was born January 1, 1953, which means that I was conceived sometime in April 1952. I was born in Pittsburg, Crawford county Kansas. I was put up for adoption & was adopted the day I was born.
I have a half-sister named Joyce Ileen who is 1 1/2 to 2 years older than I am. Norma married Elmer Brown & had 5 children with him. If anyone knows who my biological father is or was, please let me know because I need to know his medical history.


Topic: Gabriele Doff-Sotta
From: Bob Sotta bsotta@pol.net
Date: Monday, April 22, 2002 06:14 PM

Gabriele was my father. From the time he immigrated in May 1909 until his marriage in Cherokee County KS in Nov 1911, I cannot find a record of him. In the 1910 census?
Thank you.

Bob in AZ


Topic: Faoro/Fabro
From: Bob Sotta bsotta@pol.net
Date: Monday, April 22, 2002 06:11 PM

Seeking info of the Jacob Fabro/Faoro family who lived in Midway and Litchfied camps from about 1891-1902. Children born or lived in these camps (can't find a record) were Jennie, Mary,Anna, possibly Frank and Anton.
Thank you.

Bob in AZ


Topic: BURDETT, Zachariah/Zachary Taylor & Rachel Farmer
From: LiRae Sullins wehyausdi@aol.com
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2002 02:28 PM

Hi, the following is all I know about my gr-gr-grandpa Burdett's oldest brother. I am searching for death notices/obituaries/anything that might help me find out more about the following and their families. Are there any descendants of uncle Zach's still in/around Pittsburg?
Thanks in advance for your time and help.
LiRae
http://www.angelfire.com/mo3/mullenfamily/burdett.html
Descendants of Zachariah/Zachary Taylor Burdett
1Zachariah/Zachary Taylor Burdett b: Abt. 1847 in Ohio d: 1896 buried: Mt. Olive Cem., Pittsburg, Crawford Co., KS
Fact: Married and living in Wayne Co., IL as of 1870 census
..+Rachel W. Farmer m: April 26, 1868 in Scioto County, Ohio
Fact: Marriage record found in LDS Family Search, online
Number of children: 4
.2Orla A. Burdett
.....+Jessie Mobley m: 1898
Number of children: 1
.....3Gladys Burdett d: May 29, 1995 in Fruita, CO
.........+Gustave A. Sylvester m: 1923 in Crawford Co., KS d: 1968
.2Willie/Ozzie Burdett
.2Florence Burdett d: 1913(?) in Crawford Co., KS
.2Carrie Burdett
.....+John T. Downing m: 1895


Topic: Clyde W. Disney
From: Leona Headley lheadley@cottagesoft.com
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2002 01:56 AM

*** SEARCHING for Clyde W. DISNEY born June 08, 1887 in Girard, Kansas.
Son of William DISNEY and Julia Ann NIMERICK.***


Topic: Edwards, Holman, Mulberry Cemetery
From: Linda Wiley lindaluw @att.net
Date: Monday, April 15, 2002 11:20 AM

Does anyone have a listing of the burials in
Mulberry Cemetery...looking for Mary and Chris
Edwards and Theopolis Holman.....

From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Thursday, May 09, 2002 09:20 PM

have the Rosebank Cemetery book will be happy to do lookups
Carol


Topic: Coghill, George W &Sarah Eiffert Coghill
From: Jerry Jackson gold-key@prodigy.net
Date: Sunday, April 14, 2002 08:46 PM

Looking for more information on George and Sarah Jane Eiffet Coghill. They are my great grandparents. Sarah's parents were James Eiffert and Malinda Stamper. I have no information on them. Thank you for any help you can send me.
Jerry Jackson
3535 W. 13th
Wichita, KS 67203
1-316-942-1925


Topic: HARDIN, MILLER, TOMES Families
From: Mary Graff graffiti@nia.attmil.ne.jp
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2002 09:59 PM

I'm searching for any information on the HARDIN, MILLER, TOMES families that settled in the Crawford Co. area from Kentucky in the early 1900's.

Thanks, Mary


Topic: Redden/Rickard
From: Ray Fry rfry@usol.com
Date: Saturday, April 06, 2002 02:07 PM

In the 1910 census there is listed Samuel and Laura (Rickard) Redden along with daughters Bessie Rickard, Vistula Rickard, Blairetta Rickard and Ova (or Ava)Redden. They lived in Crawford County, Sheridon Township, Cherokee City, Kansas. I can't find them in 1920. If anyone has any info, I would appreciate it if you would share.


Topic: Brundage and Parent families in Crawford Co.
From: Dean D. Welter wshelter@povn.com
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2002 09:15 AM

I am researching the Brundage and Parent families in Crawford and Cherokee Counties. Particularly Andrew and Mary L.(Ella) Parent, Hiram and Elizabeth Parent, and George W. and Anna Caroline Brundage. The Parent family came west from Vermillion Co., Indiana and the Brundage family came from McDonough and Schuyler Co., Illinois. I have quite a bit of info on the Brundage family but my information on the Parent family ends with Hiram. Contact me at: wshelter@povn.com


Topic: Terdin, Werbish (Verbich) or Besson
From: Michelle Almer zmalmer@yahoo.com
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2002 05:49 PM

Looking for any information concerning families of TERDIN, WERBISH, or BESSON lived in Crawford County abt 1905 to 1930's in the cities of Girard, Franklin, and Pittsburg.


Topic: Mary JENKS/DUNCAN CAMPBELL
From: Cindy Frankenfield cindyfrankenfield@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 11:34 PM

I am trying to locate descendants of my gggrandfather, Duncan H. CAMPBELL, b. Tioga Co. PA 1838, died Vinita, Craig Co., OK, 1925, and his second wife, Mary JENKS, b. 11/17/1852, VA and died 1/28/1881m Girard, KS. They were married in Girard, KS 3/16/1874 (?). They had two children, Maggie b. 6/10/1878 in Girard, KS. In 1915, she was living in San Francisco. In 1925 and 1936, she was living in Butte, MT. She married a man named WHITE.

Duncan and Mary's other child was a son, John M. born in Girard, KS 9/20/1875. In 1915 he was living in Ft. Smith AR.

My great grandmother was his daughter by his first wife, Margie MOYERS/MYERS/MEYERS, Encie Depui CAMPBELL FRANKENFIELD. She had one brother, Harry Jacob CAMPBELL who lived to adulthood. Another brother, William D., died with Margie in a church fire in Newberry, Lycoming Co. PA, Dec. 24, 1871.

Any information about Mary JENKS CAMPBELL or Maggie CAMPBELL WHITE or John M. CAMPBELL, will be appreciated.


Topic: Christopher C.McGuire
From: C.P. McGuire gmac121@juno.com
Date: Monday, February 11, 2002 09:12 AM

looking for information on Christopher Columbus and Gracie McGuire bel. living in Crawford County Kansas in 1920s.


Topic: Traylor in Crawford Co. KS
From: Janet Shapiro shapiro@stic.net
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2002 01:48 PM

Seeking info on Granville Traylor and his wife, Emma. They lived in McCune in late 1800's until they died abt 1919. Seeking where Granville and Emma are buried and what happened to their children, Cleo, Clayton and Mary - all born between 1902-1910.
Granville was a physician.
Does anyone have access to marriages in 1920's?
Thanks
Janet in San Antonio


Topic: Daniel Palmer 1880 census Photograper
From: Pat Vause gvause4@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 02:54 PM

My G Grandfather Daniel Palmer was listed on the 1880 census in Walnut, Crawford Co., Ks. He was born in Canada. His occupation was listed as photographer. I am seeking any information about him, especially any information on old photographs taken by him,etc.

Thanks for any help.
Pat Vause


Topic: Thomas J. Stirewalt
From: Margie Garrett Charlton marchar@ev1.net
Date: Friday, February 01, 2002 05:31 PM

Seeking information of any type. I'm told he was in Crawford Co. in 1870.
Also, any info on his Son,Quince/Quintus who was in the same household.
Thanks,

Margie Garrett Charlton
marchar@ev1.net


Topic: WWII Pilot School
From: Jane Ingram jingram2@alltel.net
Date: Monday, January 14, 2002 05:09 PM

I'm seeking any information about the school located in Pittsburg.
Thanks, Jane

From: Carol Brooks sbrooks@ckt.net
Date: Sunday, February 03, 2002 01:41 PM

The Pittsburg Genealogy dept. has information on the school.
Believe they have old pictures as well
their addy is kscrawfordcogenlib@hotmail.com


Topic: Wright Quaker Valley Church in Riverton
From: Millicent McClure mamcclure@kscable.com
Date: Friday, January 11, 2002 03:29 PM

Am interested in the history of the Quaker Valley Church. I believe the Isaac Wright family were members there many years ago. They came from Warren County Iowa and were, indeed, Quakers. Thanks.


Topic: William Mack and Nancy Latimer
From: Barbara Ferrell ohf640@juno.com
Date: Sunday, January 06, 2002 08:08 AM

Looking for descendents. He was a Presbyterian Minister that was in Crawford at least 1898 -1925.

B Ferrell
OHF640@juno.com


Topic: Robertson and Heise
From: Anita Johnson asajohnson@aol.com
Date: Saturday, January 05, 2002 03:34 PM

I'm searching for information on my ancestors who were living in Crawford County between the years 1880-1912. Some of the children may have moved to Harper County. The parents were John and Mary Robertson both from Scotland. John was born around 1818.
The children that I know of are:

Andrew Robertson was married to Lizzie and I know they had at least two children. I believe one son was named Robert.

George Robertson... no dates or record of marriage

Robert Robertson .....no dates , I do know he was married, but no record of wife's name

John Robertson...no dates, he was married and I know of one daughter named Flora

Roseanne Robertson.. Born DEC 13, 1862 and died 1929 in Colorado
I do know she was married to a Mr. Heise in 1887 in Harper Kansas.

I'm sorry, but this is all I have. Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you,
Anita


Topic: Robertson
From: Sharon Robertson gaelic46@netrax.net
Date: Friday, January 04, 2002 06:36 PM

Hopefully someone can help me in this. A family member John Robertson lived in the Harper/Pittsburg area at least in 1912. He had the following children, Roseanna, George, Robert, Andrew (who married a Lizzie, had a son named Robert)John (had a daughter named Flora) Roseanna married a man with the last name Heisse sometime in 1880's they had a daughter Caroline. We have pictures of them taken in a studio called Burgener Studio, Harper Kansas, one picture was taken by E.W. Smith in Pittsburg. If this family sounds familiar to anyone could they please contact me. John's wife was Mary Armstrong,Robertson. they were from Scotland, thanking anyone in advance for any help they can give me.
Sharon

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