Leavenworth County,Kansas

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GERBIG posted by Pat Gerbig on Saturday, October 31, 1998

Looking for information on a Charles GERBIG who died at the Leavenworth Veterans Center March22,1898. Thank you. Pat Gerbig Ufopdg@aol.com Pensacola, Florida

BOSLEY, RAYMOND posted by James Falkner on Wednesday, November 18, 1998

Looking for my g-grandparents: Jacque and Marguerite (Bosley) RAYMOND. He was a scout at Ft. Leavenworth circa 1870-1890. My mother says that her grandmother Marguerite said that he was killed on the trail by indians. May have been wounded and returned to the Fort and died there or may have been burried somewhere on the prarie. Thanks. /Jim/ (P.S. Can't believe I was a student at CGSC and didn't do this 18 years ago... duh)

PORTER posted by Joyce Davis on Tuesday, November 24, 1998

Leavenworth County, Walter H. PORTER Walter PORTER was born Aug 1884 in Hardin Cty, TN. As an adult he wandered through several states including Kansas. He was last heard of about 1912. Would appreciate any data gathered including possible census items as Kansas census in not readily available for me.

FIGGINS posted by Gary Anderson on Wednesday, December 2, 1998

My great-great-grandfather Calvin FIGGINS was stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas as a member of the standing army in the years shortly after the Civil War. Apparently, he got into some kind of trouble while stationed there and deserted. Can anyone suggest how I can go about finding information about his disciplinary and desertion records? Thanks.

DAVIS, SHAW, THARP posted by Alysse Lemery Rasmussen on Sunday, December 20, 1998

I'm looking for info on James W(illiam?) SHAW, born 1875 in Ark.
His parents may have been William (born Eng) & Cora. He may have had a sister, Cora. The family was itinerant. They lived with his parents, slept under a wagon, and traveled up and down the western part of Ark (from Siloam Springs, Benton county to Mena, Polk county) and in and out of Indian Territory.
13-DEC-1895: James W(illiam) Shaw of Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, aged 20, married Margaret Rosella "Ella" THARP, also of Siloam Springs applied for a license to be married. Ella was 15 at the time. Ft#24
15-DEC-1895: They were married by J A Petty, JP and the certificate was filed in Bk D4, page 203 on 17-DEC-1895. Ft#24
The family moved around a lot. James was a traveling salesman.
Divorced by J N Tillman, Benton Co Court 30 Mar 1903 James's last known address was Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS. He was sentenced to prison for 1 year and 1 day for adultry, starting 12-JUN-1902.
They moved to Stillwell, Indian Territory (now Stillwell, Adair, OK (12-JUN-1902) in July of 1896 and resided there for about 6 month. He abandoned her without cause, she followed him after 2 weeks to Mena Ark.
Jan 1897 moved to Mena, Polk, AR, After about 5 months, May-Jun 1897, he got typhoid and his mother took him back to Stillwell Indian Territory. Margaret Rose Ella followed on a train. He sent her to her mother in Delavan S(Springs) Logan, AR when he ran off with a 1/2 Indian girl named Cora DAVIS into Vinita, Ind Terr (now Vinita, Craig Ok) Ft#91
Indian Territory Northern District, Adultry, Jim Shaw entered his plea of guilty 13-MAY- 1902 U S Penitentiary Court at Viniat 28-FEB-1903 Her address was Box 45 SS, Benton, AR She resident for 1 year in Ar before divorce. Dau was 4 yrs, son was 7 months received maiden name back or self and children Ft#91,
15-DEC-1895 J A Petty JP filed 17-DEc-1895 page 203 book D Ft#24 Divorce Book I- 102 Benton Co Ark. He was a non-resident (in jail) and was appointed a Attny, T Chapman, to represent him. The court, finding Ella's petition to be true, ordered that the bonds of matrimoney be disolved, she was granted an absolute divorce, custody of her minor children, Cora M, now 4, and William M, 7 months, and the restoration of her maiden name, Tharp. Ft#91,
Ft#92 Warning order for him filed 10 JAN 1903 to appear in court he was a non resident. Waring appeared in Siloam Springs Republican 13 Jan 1903, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 6 Feb, 12 Feb.
Family Tradition says that he died out west somewhere, possibly AZ or OR, in the 1950's. It might have been in a train wreck or crash.
The son, William, after he reached his majority and married, eventually moved to Medford, Jackson, OR.

METLER posted by Donald J. Van Houdenos on Saturday, January 2, 1999

Person in question: JOHN METLER John died at the National Military Home in Leavenworth on Feb 15, 1927. He was buried in Manhattan KS on Feb 16, 1927. According to Debbie Williams, Program Assistant at the Dept of VA, Leavenworth Natl Cemetery, they do not have additional information. I am seeking any information on JOHN METLER. Additional Information I have is that he was born @1847 in NJ.

EARGLE, GARNETT, GEIB, MILLER, SMITH posted by Kim Gouin on Saturday, January 2, 1999

I am researching the GARNETT family of Leavenworth. John Boleman GARNETT (originally from Kentucky) married Ida Mae SMITH of Platte City, Missouri, and they settled in Leavenworth. They had 13 or 14 children, 11 of whom lived to adulthood. My grandmother was their youngest child, Nell Fern GARNETT EARGLE,born July 8,1905, d.July 5,1994. Their eldest child was Margaret(Sissy)GARNETT MILLER, born about 1885. Their third daughter was Gladys GARNETT GEIB, born July 18, 1900. All other children were male. I don't have dates. Some names were Henry and Joe. I would appreciate any information on either the SMITH family or GARNETT family. Thank you very much.

HIATT, LEMON posted by Roger W. Green on Wednesday, January 6, 1999

HIATT, Midlred daughter of Margert 1883-1945 (SELLS)and Bion LEMON resided in Leavenworth County KS in 1940's and probably 1950's. I have much information on Midlred 's ancestry and am searching for information on the HIATT's. Dorothy ROBBINS in Kansas City, Mo was a sister. Waldo James Lemon, a brother, resided in Kansas City, M0. Ruth HALL was also a sister. R.W. Green 1568 Athis New Orleans, LA 70122-2030.

COULSON posted by Mrs. Shirley I. Ray on Saturday, January 9, 1999

I have been told my Great Grandfather is buried in the Fort Levenworth cemetery. I need the dates and any other info. I can get about him. His name was MARTIN VAN BUREN COULSON.

LIVENGOOD, MADDOX, STARNS posted by Joseph R. Starns on Saturday, January 9, 1999

Thomas STARNS B. 1781 Green County TN had 11 Children. Some of the names below might be spelled STARNES. They moved to Leavenworth, KS and were buried in the STARNES CEMETARY Margaret STARNS ALLEN b. 1809 d. 1891 Charles STARNS b.1813 d.1865 Barbara STARNS LIVENGOOD,MADDOX B. 1818 D. ??? George Washington STARNS b. 1827 d. 1917 Is there a STARNES/STARNS Cemetary. Would like to hear from any persons related.

GROVER, HANSON, SMITH posted by Dorcas Low on Thursday, January 14, 1999

Looking for Nellie Wetz Hanson who lived in Leavenworth from about 1900 to as late as 1950's. She sometimes used the names SMITH and/or GROVER. She was temporarily living with relatives in Atchison, Kansas in the middle 1950's. She has apparently just dropped out of site. I believe she died in the early to mid 1960's. Does anyone remember her, or has anyone heard of her? Dorcas Low

GROVER, HANSON, SMITH posted by Dorcas Low on Thursday, January 14, 1999

Looking for Nellie Wetz Hanson who lived in Leavenworth from about 1900 to as late as 1950's. She sometimes used the names SMITH and/or GROVER. She was temporarily living with relatives in Atchison, Kansas in the middle 1950's. She has apparently just dropped out of site. I believe she died in the early to mid 1960's. Does anyone remember her, or has anyone heard of her? Dorcas Low

CALDWELL posted by on Tuesday, January 26, 1999

i am reserching the CALDWELL family and son Alexander was in the county following the Civil War. There is a nice profile of him in History of Leavenworth, Douglas and Franklin co. Alexander was born 1830 in PA. Would you have a file on this family by chance. Thank you for your time. R. Garey Hodge

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