1885 Lincoln County Kansas Census

compiled by Diana and William R. Sowers
copyright 1998

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Siroka
Ward
Ward
Ward
Ward
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Shanelec
Lawson
Lawson
Lawson
Lawson
Lawson
Lawson
Lawson

Given Name

Frank
Josie
Mary
Joseph
Mike
Jas.
Julia
Jacob
Mary
W. T.
Ellen
Samuel
Jonathan
John
Barbara
Anna
Josie
Mary
Barbara
Frank
Katie
Josie
Frank
Mary
S. R.
Harry
Robert
Libbie M.
Robert
Mary E.
J. H.

Age

34
34
10
8
6
2
4m
58
56
36
35
14
9
33
30
8
5
3
9m
47
45
20
16
10
44
15
11
29
74
67
40

Sex

m
f
f
m
m
m
f
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
f
f
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
m
f
m

M/W/S

m
m
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
m
m
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
m
m
s
w
s
s
s
m
m
s

Place of birth

Bohemia
Bohemia
OH
OH
OH
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
NY
NY
PA
NY
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY

Where from

OH
OH
OH
OH
OH
KS
KS
OH
OH
NE
NY
NY
NY
IL
IL
KS
KS
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY
NY

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Wing
Wing
Ward
Ward
Ward
Ward
Urban
Urban
Urban
Urban
Urban
Urban
Hoops
Hoops
Hoops
Hoops
Hoops
Kies
Kies
Kies
Kies
Rezabek
Rezabek
Rezabek
Rezabek
Rezabek
Rezabek
Rezabek
Zennek
Zennek
Zennek
Zennek

Given Name

Abram
Ara
Mary A.
Lillian May
Jeames H.
Hattie M.
Frank
Anna
Joseph
Thomas
Frank
Mary
Susan
Lewis
Rhoda
Charles
Francis
Henry
Sarah A.
Lida
Nettie
Joseph
France?
Jo
John
Frank?
James
John
Frank
Yekli?
Frank
Bohinz?

Age

63
24
32
10
6
5
57
52
24
22
19
14
40
14
12
5
2
67
56
27
21
34
27
8
5
3
1
28
30
26
7
5

Sex

m
m
f
f
m
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
m
m
m
f
m
m

M/W/S

w
s
w
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
m
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s

Place of birth

NY
NY
NY
NY
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
IA
PA
PA
PA
KS
KS
NY
NY
WI
IA
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
IL
KS

Where from

NY
NY
NY
NY
KS
KS
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
PA
PA
PA
KS
KS
IA
IA
IA
IA
OH
OH
KS
KS
KS
KS
Bohemia
IL
IL
IL
KS

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Rakin
Radina?
Radina?
Radina?
Radina?
Coover
Coover
Coover
Coover
Noaker?
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Hickenbotham
Keiger
Keiger
Rollet
Brown
Brown
Vopat
Vopat
Vopat
Helns?
Helns?
Helns?
Helns?
Helns?

Given Name

Anna
Jim
Mary
Tom
Margaret
Sarah
Hezakiah
Wm M.
Berdilla S. **
Sarah E.
Wm
Joannah
John
F.? E.
S. L.
C.
A.
Wm
Phil
George
Elizabeth
Alphons
C. F.
Katie
James
Katie
Frank
Josef
Anna
Josef
John
Anna

Age

62
28
27
70
67
54
19
15
11
34
44
41
18
16
14
12
10
7
1
36
42
14
34
25
29
20
1
33
25
7
5
2

Sex

f
m
f
m
f
f
m
m
f
f
m
f
m
f
f
m
m
m
m
m
f
m
m
f
m
f
m
m
f
m
m
f

M/W/S

w
m
m
m
m
w
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
m
m
m
m
s
m
m
s
s
s

Place of birth

Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
England
OH
OH
WI
WI
WI
WI
IA
KS
Germany
Canada
France
NY
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS

Where from

IL
OH
OH
OH
OH
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
IA
KS
VT
VT
France
WI
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
NE
NE
NE
NE
KS

** Information supplied by Gary Coover: Under the listing for Coover, in Highland township, the girl's name really is Berdilla Coover. She was known as "Birdie". William Myers Coover was my grandfather

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Pasha
Pasha
Pasha
Pasha
Pasha
Pasha
Kuchura
Kuchura
Kuchura
Kuchura
Miller
Miller
Miller
Miller
Miller
Yarrington **
Yarrington **
Yarrington **
Jellison
Jellison
Jellison
Jellison
Jellison
Austen
Rudimsky
Rudimsky
Rudimsky
Rudimsky
Rudimsky
Maw
Maw

Given Name

Josef
Anna
Josef
Albert
John
Frank
Joseph
Anna
Mary
Chas.
A L.
Flora L.
Alva
Ada
Fay
A. W.
Emma
Alta
Marcus?
Maria
Ada M.
Lewis
Jennie
Hans
James
Anna
Frank
Barbara
James
John
Sophia

Age

30
28
6
5
3
1
42
42
15
13
31
27
8
5
2
22
18
1
46
37
17
13
9?
48
32
30
9
7
2
57
55

Sex

m
f
m
m
m
m
m
f
f
m
m
f
f
f
m
m
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
f
m
f
m
m
f

M/W/S

m
m
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
m
m
s
s
s
w
m
m
s
s
s
m
m

Place of Birth

Bohemia
Bohemia
OH
KS
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
PA
PA
OH
OH
KS
KS
KS
IL
WI
MO
PA
MI
IL
IA
KS
Norway
Bohemia
Bohemia
WI
KS
KS
Germany
Germany

Where from

OH
OH
OH
KS
KS
KS
PA
PA
PA
PA
IL
WI
KS
KS
KS
MO
MO
MO
IA
IA
IA
IA
KS
WI
WI
NY
WI
KS
KS
NY
NY

** Information supplied by Linda Gaede-Nazer:Artemus and Eva (JELLISON) YARRINGTON were married 07 February 1883 in Wayne Co., IA and had returned to that county by 1890-1.

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Crider
Crider
Crider
Crider
Crider
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Bircher
Bircher
Bircher
Bircher
Meili
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Weitz
Perkins
Perkins
Perkins
Perkins
Perkins
Perkins

Given Name

J. H.
Saloum
Lula
Harvey R.
[no name]
Peter
Lena
Harvey
Conrad
Augusta
Charlie
Mary
Eda?
John G.
Anna
John G. Jr.
Jacob J.
Casper
Henry
Rosana
Ida
Frederick
Elana
George
Wm
T. B.
Flora
Eugene
Minnie
Clara
Nellie

Age

31
27
7
3
3m
37
26
1
33
28
6
4
8m
50
48
24
22
46
32
28
9
6
4
2
4m
38
41
16
14
11
8

Sex

m
f
f
m
f
m
f
m
m
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
m
f
f
f

M/W/S

m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s

Place of Birth

PA
PA
KS
KS
KS
Germany
Swiss
KS
Germany
Germany
NY
KS
KS
Swiss
Germany
Swiss
Swiss
Swiss
Germany
Canada
NY
NY
KS
KS
KS
KY
KY
KY
KY
IL
IL

Where from

PA
PA
KS
KS
KS
NY
Swiss
KS
NY
NY
NY
KS
KS
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
NY
NY
NY
NY
KS
KS
KS
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Wessler
Wessler
Wessler
Wessler
Blaich
Blaich
Blaich
Blaich
Feleman
Feleman
Feleman
Feleman
Peterka
Burns
Burns
Burns
Burns
Burns
Reed
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Kalb?/Kolb?
Klotz
Klotz
Klotz
Klotz
Klotz
Klotz

Given Name

Ferd
Amy
Mabel
Gracie
Wm J.
Anna Y.?
Lena
Willie
Frank
Anna
Josef
Anna
Fanny
Andrew
Catharine
Emma
Jacob
Amelia
Elmer
John
Mary
William
Lizzie
Susannah
Minerva
John
Andy
Maria
Ollie
W. H.
C. D.
J. W.

Age

33
29
5
2
42
22
3
1
34
32
6
1
24
58
61
6
30
20
10
45
42
20
16
12
10
4
37
36
16
14
12
8

Sex

m
f
f
f
m
f
f
m
m
f
m
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
f
m
f
f
f
m
m
f
f
m
m
m

M/W/S

m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
m
m
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s

Place of Birth

Prussia
MO
KS
KS
Wuertemberg
Swiss
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Germany
Germany
KS
PA
Germany
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
KS
OH
IN
IN
IL
IL
IL

Where from

PA
IL
KS
KS
IL
PA
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
PA
PA
KS
PA
NY
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
KS
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Klotz
Andrus
Andrus
Andrus
Andrus
Andrus
Andrus
Schekenberger
Schekenberger
Eshe
Eshe
Eshe
Eshe
Eshe
Eshe
Eshe
McGowan
McGowan
McGowan
McGowan
McGowan
McGowan
Books
Books
Books
Books
Books
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith

Given Name

Dennis
W. H.
Mary
Nellie J.
Bertha B.?
Fannie E.
C. H.
Charles
Elizabeth
Joseph
Ottilia
Joseph Jr.
George
Jacob
Frank
Katie
Cyrus
Letitia
Luther A. G.?
Sarah A.
M. A.
Cora M.
D. E.
Annie M.
Elsie M.
Mervin B.
Della B.
W. L.
Martha J.
Mary E.
John C.
Sarah J.

Age

3m
51
45
19
16
12
25
63
73
60
46
21
17
15
12
7
47
39
14
13
9
4
41
45
14
10
8
39
37
18
16
14

Sex

m
m
f
f
f
f
m
m
f
m
f
m
m
m
m
f
m
f
m
f
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
f
f
m
f

M/W/S

s
m
m
s
s
s
s
m
m
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s

Place of Birth

KS
CN
IL
IL
IL
IL
France
Germany
Germany
Germany
Germany
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
NJ
PA
PA
PA
KS
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA

Where from

KS
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
KS
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Smith
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Black
Cantwell
S--?--
Cantwell
Cantwell
Cantwell
Cantwell
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Roulston
Meek
Meek
Meek
Meek
Meek
Meek

Given Name

Sam'l A.
Allie M.
Lottie M.
Jacob D.
Anna G.
Carrie L.
J. P.
Melinda
James
Minnie
Clarence
Lillian
Ernest
Rosa
Jane
Evaline
C. H.
Andy
J. M.
Robt.
Jasper
A. M.
Jennie
Elisha
Ida
Mary
E. C.
E. L.
Mary E.
Maynard L.
Esta May
Josie D.

Age

12
10
8
5
3
10m
40
44
15
13
12
10
9
18
62
34
17
10
8
5
35
38
42
13?
10
5
41
40
19
15
5
3

Sex

m
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
f
m
f
m
f
f
f
m
m
m
m
m
m
f
m
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
f

M/W/S

s
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s
s
w
m
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
m
s
s
m
s
s
m
s
s

Place of Birth

OH
PA
PA
KS
KS
KS
TN
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
TN
TN
IL
IL
IL
IL
TN
TN
TN
IL
IL
IL
OH
OH
OH
IA
KS
KS

Where from

PA
PA
PA
KS
KS
KS
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IA
IA
IA
IA
KS
KS

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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57
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Surname
Corliss
Corliss
Corliss
Green
Miller
Corliss
Corliss
Corliss
Dutton
Wasco
Wasco
Wasco
Wasco
Wasco
Ptacek
Ptacek
Ptacek
Ptacek
Ptacek
Miller
Miller
Bloomfield
Bloomfield
Bloomfield
Bloomfield
Best
Best
Best
Best
Best
Best
Best

Given Name

C. A.
O. E.
O. A.
Ella
John Ray
O. J.
U. M.
Clark L.
Lucy B.
Vincent
Theresa
Mary
Amelia
Joseph
Anton
Mary
Josef
Josephine
Emma
Frank
Alice
Saml
Rozina
Hatten
Fred
M. B.
Harriet
Geo. A.
Matilda L.
Mary C.
Clara N.
Alzo.?

Age

30
25
30
14
6m
28
22
8m
19
35
39
7
5
2
50
35
11
4
1
23
19
36
44
9
7
46
40
18
16
14
12
11

Sex

m
f
m
f
m
m
f
m
f
m
f
f
f
m
m
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
f
m
m
m
f
m
f
f
f
m

M/W/S

m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
m
m
s
s
m
m
s
s
s
s
s

Place of Birth

VT
WV
IN
NY
KS
VT
VT
KS
VT
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
OH
PA
England
OH
OH
OH
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA

Where from

VT
OH
VT
VT
KS
VT
VT
KS
VT
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
Bohemia
Bohemia
Bohemia
KS
KS
IL
PA
Canada
OH
OH
OH
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA

Township: Highland

Nearest Post Office: Wilson

note: Wilson is in neighboring Ellsworth County.

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Surname
Best
Best
Best
Best
Best
Best
Slagle
Slagle
Slagle
Pugh
Pugh
Pugh
Miller
Miller
Miller
Miller
Miller
Meek
Meek
Meek
Meek
Meek

Given Name

Alex L.
James
Charles
Ira
John
Wm
John
Florence
Ida
Geo. S.
Mattie
Minnie
Josiah
Elizabeth
E. O.
Elmer E.
Albert S.
J. W.
Alice
Milford G.
.Emory C.
Avis E.

Age

9
8
6
4
2
4m
23
23
9m
23
23
1
57
43
25
20
8
43
33
16
15?
9

Sex

m
m
m
m
m
m
m
f
f
m
f
f
m
f
m
m
m
m
f
m
m
f

M/W/S

s
s
s
s
s
s
m
m
s
m
m
s
m
m
s
s
s
m
m
s
s
s

Birthplace

PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
OH
IN
KS
MD
OH
IN
IN
IN
OH
OH
OH
OH
IA

Where from

PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
PA
OH
IN
KS
IN
IN
IN
IN
IN
OH
IN
OH
OH
IA


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