Leavenworth County,Kansas

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BUTZIN, BUTZINE posted by Gene Vinsand on Wednesday, February 4, 1998

Surname Butzin,or Butzine,martha and brother Emil plus one other brother and sister, born in 4 jan 1894 Leavenworth Kansas Parents unknown

OLIVER posted by Sue Acuff on Monday, February 9, 1998

Lucy BARGER OLIVER b Feb 1870 KS married Charles Hudson OLIVER died 1932 Linwood, Leavenworth, KS buried Grinter Chapel Cemetery, KCKS Thank you for your help. Sue Acuff

BOWMAN, DILTS, DILTZ posted by Kathryn Parks on Tuesday, February 17, 1998

I am searching for information about John George BOWMAN who died in the Leavenworth Civil War Veterans Home 1905. He is buried in the National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Kansas. I am also searching for data about his step-son, Thomas C. DILTZ or DILTS who also died at Leavenworth, Kansas. DILTZ's mother, Rosannah COPPACK DILTZ BOWMAN was Thomas's mother and my great-grandmother. Kathryn BOWMAN Parks kjp1939@tgn.net

LAVLER posted by Florence Lucero on Sunday, March 8, 1998

Hello, I am searching for some information on a story I was told. My Great Grandfather was supposed to have been in the Federal Prision in Leavenworth. This story came to me from my grandfather who I only meet once. His father who's last name was suppose to Lavler (sic). Lost the farm in the depression, and joined a gang who was robbing banks in the mid west. They were captured and he was held in the Levenworth Federal Prision. Where he assisted in a break out attempt. He was supposed to have had an arm shot off in the attempt and died in the Federal Prision. My grandfather was an alcholic, and was drunk when he told me this story. Is their anyone that you know of who would be able to verify the validity of the story, so I can continue to look into my family history. Please e-mail me anything that you can at flolucero@wayfair1.com this is my mother's e-mail address and she will pass it along to me. Thank you in advance for any information that you may be able to provide. Emery

BABCOCK posted by Richard L. Moberly on Sunday, March 15, 1998

GRAFTON "BILL" BABCOCK - V.P.of Lysle Milling Company in Leavenworth, Kansas. Married to GALENA HARVEY BABCOCK. Looking for information on Grafton Babcock (and family)and Lysle Milling Company.

BEAL, HARVEY posted by Richard L. Moberly on Sunday, March 15, 1998

Looking for information on AUGUST "Augie" BEAL and OPAL HARVEY BEAL who ran a restaurant in downtown Leavenworth in the 1940's.

FRY, LOHMANN, MITCHELL, RABE, SCHWECHTEN posted by John H Lohman on Thursday, March 26, 1998

I am researching the descendants of Hermann L. FRY. Hermann married my aunt Emma LOHMANN in Texas in Freestone County, TX on June 6,1896. A known daughter, Ruby Alpha FRY, was born April 9,1902, probably in Arkansas. Post cards show that she was in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1921. She studied Stenography and Bookkeeping. Graduated Coffeyville H.S. 5/19/21. She may have gone to Kansas University. Emma took care of her younger sister, Selma, after their mother's death in 1895 for some time. As indicated in a letter to August LOHMANN, their father and my grandfather, on 1/1/1906 Emma was in Dodd City, Marion County, Arkansas. Emma's husband Herman L. FRY was a legal agent and superintendent in 1905 for the Iola Mining and Milling company in Iola, Kansas. (A facility may have been in Zinc, Arkansas, county unknown). George A. FRY was the president of the Iola Mining Company. They may have been in Boone County Arkansas and mailed the letter from Dodd City. In addition the letter said: a. That she was in poor health. b. Uncle Fritz SCHWECHTEN was dead. Died 7/13/05 in Leavenworth hospital with cancer of the stomach. c. Otto SCHWECHTEN (Fritz's son) was in Chicago and didn't come to his father's death. d. Emma wrote Aunt Fredrieka [Schwechten] RABE about Fritz's death. Fredrieka had already heard from Mrs. Maily that Fritz was dead. e. Mrs. Maily has four kids. Helen the youngest is getting married soon. Mrs. Maily's husband has been bed ridden for 12 years with rhumetism. f. Suggests that Willie ( Wilhelm Heinrich LOHMANN, aka William Henry Lohman, my father) come to Arkansas to learn about mining and work with Herman FRY and learn about mining. g. Katie LOHMANN MITCHELL, another sister, was in Belton going to school in 1905. h. Annie, another sister, was with Emma for one month in 1905. i. Annie was there when Emma got "Step-Mother's" letter about not having been married to August in a church. j. She apologies for the "hot" letter that she wrote about his, August, not being married in a church. k. Implies that Hermann FRY's mother lives in their area and that she is 73 yrs. I thank all for any assistance. John Lohman, 7519 Shadylane Drive, San Antonio, TX 78209 jlohman@txdirect.net

FITCH, FRAZIER, ROUTH, SMITH posted by Joyce (Routh) Willhoit on Saturday, April 11, 1998

I am searching for information on Robert FRAZIER b 10 Sept 1862, died 11 Jan 1937. On 17 April 1877, he was married by John W. Fitch, MG (Book "B", page 100 Dallas Co MO Marriages) to Margaret L. ROUTH b 20 Dec 1860 died 10 Sept 1946 in Kansas City. They had five children (no information). Margaret, dau of John C. ROUTH b. 1827 Grainger Co TN and MARY SMITH. Margaret's nine siblings were: Lum Christopher ROUTH (1873-1922). James "Jim" Thomas ROUTH (1872-1922). Drucilla Mandy ROUTH (1869-1936). Sarah Francis ROUTH (1864-1944). LaVone or LaVena Elizabeth ROUTH (b 1855). George ROUTH. William Henry ROUTH (1859-1924). Francis Marion ROUTH (1849-1923). Martha Caroline ROUTH (1848-1914). Any information on the descendents of these families would be greatly appreciated. William "Bill" Henry Routh was born abt 1859 MO. Sheriff of Dallas Co MO one term. Died suddenly of apoplexy, Kansas City KS on 18 June 1924 at about 65 years of age. On 30 Oct 1879 (Book "B" page 139 Dallas Co MO Marriages) married AMANDA ANN WILDER, his step-sister. Mother was Mary SMITH ROUTH, widow of John C. ROUTH b. 1827 Grainger Co, TN. Who was her father? Siblings? Amanda died at about 78 years of age at Kansas City. One child, IVY ROUTH (no other information). Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.

ROUTH, SMITH posted by Joyce (Routh) Willhoit on Saturday, April 11, 1998

I am searching for the ROUTH families in Leavenworth Co. John C. ROUTH b 1827 Grainger Co TN m. MARY SMITH on 25 March 1847. They were listed in the 1850 Polk Co Census. John served with the 3rd Regiment, Missouri Volunteers in the Mexican War. They had ten children: Martha ROUTH b 1848, Francis ROUTH b 1849, William (Bill) ROUTH b 1859 d 1924 at Kansas City; George ROUTH; LaVena Elizabeth ROUTH b 1855; Margaret L. ROUTH b 1860 d 1946 Kansas City; Sarah Francis ROUTH b 1864; Drucilla ROUTH b 1869; James ROUTH b 1872; and Lum Christopher ROUTH b 1873. Any information on the descendents of these families would be greatly appreciated.

STORM, TREFF posted by Diana Millsap Treff on Monday, April 13, 1998

I am looking for any information on the TREFF family. Fred Treff and William Treff both arrived in Leavenworth about 1854. The received their naturlaization papers to the United States In leavenworth. Both died as Leavenworth county residents. Fred Treff married Mary Storm, Mary was the daughter of Katherina Storm (buried at Mount Muncie) and Chrisitian Storm. I have know record of what happend to Chrisitan Storm. There are assumptions that he may have left leavenworth to go mining. Are ther any reocrds of the men of Leavenworth, that did so? Fred Treff, according to his obituary in the Leavenworth paper served under Colonel Tom Moonlight in the Kansas Militia. How do I go about getting those records? Anyones help will be appreciated. I have lots of research on the Leavenworth area, and have run across numerous names, that I see on the Lv. Co. queries. I will share information.

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