Finney County Obituaries Death Notices
July 01, 1999 10:38 AM
Here are a few Obituary
Abstracts & Death Notices
10-22 Burns, John
Age, about 20,
by the cars Tuesday night. After visiting his parents at the Old Soldiers'
Home, he stole a ride on the train, and was killed trying to jump off at the
depot here. Burial was Thursday.
10-29 Harvey, William
on Wednesday. His body was found near the wagon crossing on 10th Street, his
knife in hand. He settled in Pierceville in 1879 where he was in business
for many years. Recently he shipped his goods to Colorado after operating a
store in Garden City. The funeral was held Thursday with Rev. Dauerty and
Rev. Hull officiating. He leaves his wife and three small children.
11-05 Mack, Mrs. Aurel
residence here on Wednesday, following a long illness. The funeral was held
Friday at the Congregational Church. She leaves two sons and a daughter.
01-21 Abbott, Milo J.
6m, 28d, at his home on W. Fulton Street on January 19 of heart failure.
Born January 22, 1825 in New Hampshire, he married Adeline Burt July 3, 1849
of Lyme, N.H. and was father of 13 children, nine of whom are living. The
Abbotts came to Garden City in 1882. He had served as sexton of the Garden
City Cemetery since its inception. Funeral will be tomorrow at the
01-28 Addis, Albert E.
at his home SE 1/4 11-23-34, on January 21, of hemorrhage of the stomach.
Born in Fayette County, Pa., he came to Finney County in 1884. He married
December 22 last, Miss Cora L. Stair of Colorado Springs, living little more
than a month from that day. Funeral Tuesday from the home, conducted by Rev.
J.C. Moore. Burial in Garden City Cemetery.
01-21 Deck, Mrs. Emma
wife of Gideon Deck on Thursday, January 19 at the home in Pleasant Valley
township, of blood poisoning due to childbirth. Remains to Abbyville, Kansas
02-04 Hayward, Joseph B.
69y, 18d, on Thursday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George H. DeWaters,
Pine and 7th streets, from a stroke. Born in York County, Pa., he came to
Sterling, Kansas in 1879 and to Garden City in 1880. He married Kate Kerr
March 5, 1860, now deceased. Remains to York County, Pa., for burial in old
03-11 Oliver, Mrs. M.D.
mother of Rev. N.H. Oliver of the Methodist church at Santa Fe, on Tuesday,
March 7. Burial in Garden City Cemetery on Thursday.
03-11 Templeton, George
Age 29y, 11m, 26d, on Friday March 3 at his home northwest
of the city of consumption. Born March 5, 1863, was left fatherless at early
age in Shelby County, Ill. Married Mary C. Reynolds May 13, 1884, coming to
Kansas in 1887. Leaves wife and four children. The funeral was conducted by
Rev. J.C. Moore, burial in city cemetery.
01-28 Stringfield, Elizabeth
On Friday, January 20 at home of her parents near Terry. Born
January 26, 1860, had been an invalid most of her life. The funeral from the
home, 16 miles north of the city on January 22.
02-11 Starr, Bella
daughter of William and Susie Starr, on Wednesday at the home of Mrs.
Starr's father, John Leese, 16 miles east of this city. The family had
recently moved here from Kingman, Kansas, where the remains were taken. Mrs.
Starr was a sister of Mrs. H.S. Gregory.
Infant child of Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Titus was interred in Garden City Cemetery Sunday.
02-18 Owens, Mrs. James
Versailles, Ky., formerly of this locality. Mr. and Mrs. Owens were among
the first settlers near Knauston in pioneer days.
Little daughter of
M.L. Moore near Pierceville on Tuesday, of croup. Funeral held Thursday.
03-18 Worden, Miss Susie
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.P. Worden, at Syracuse on Sunday, March 12. She
taught school 9 miles north of Syracuse.
03-25 McVey, James
At his home
near Clinton, Henry County, Mo., on March 4. He was the father of Mrs. Ansel
Fowlston and Mrs. M.F. Griggs of this city and a holder of real estate here.
04-08 Weir, E. P.
Little son of
W.I. Weir, 2 1/2 miles northeast of the city. The 5 yr. old child was killed
while playing under a sand bank when his father was loading sand. Was buried
under three feet of sand. Funeral Sunday and burial in Garden City cemetery.
04-15 Brooks, Chester I.
months, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Brooks on Sunday, April 9. Funeral from home
of child's grandfather, L.H. Eggers. Burial in Garden City cemetery.
04-29 Davis, Glydia
Age 18y, 7m,
6d, on Friday at home of her mother in David City, Nebr. The news a blow to
her many friends here.
05-06 Hemphill, Mary Ann
Age 65y, 6m, 8d, in this city on April 21, 1893. Born in
Butler County, Ohio October 13, 1827. She married J.S. Hemphill August 1849
in Clinton County, Ill. Came from Champaign County, Ill. to Garden City in
1885. Funeral at the Cumberland Presbyterian church April 23 with Rev. J.C.
Moore and Rev. C.E. Wallace officiating. Burial in Garden City cemetery.
Little child of
Mr. and Mrs. Bronson, residing in the Lingenfelter property, on Tuesday of
whooping cough. Funeral on Wednesday.
05-13 Carter, Miss Bulah
Sister of J.V. Carter, at Emporia on April 27.
05-20 Mumper, Mrs.
The daughter of Dr. W.B. McKeever of Syracuse, on
Friday, May 12 at home in Manitou, Colo. She was married to George B. Mumper
at Kinsley, Kans. January 12, 1892, and leaves a son only a few days old.
Funeral on Saturday at residence of her sister, Mrs. Frank Worrell, 5th and
Fulton streets, conducted by Rev. J.C. Moore. Burial in Garden City
05-27 Tallant, J. F.
Age 72, of
heart failure on Wednesday at the residence of Miss Angie Triplett on 6th
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