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World War I
Registration Cards
for Lincoln County -- Ar-Az


The cards for those who registered for service in World War I are available from the National Archives, Microfilm Roll List M1509, Reels KS36 (A-S) and KS37 (T-Z). The NARA website has more information on how to request copies and/or order microfilm.

A list of those who registered in Lincoln County for service in World War I is also available on this website. That list was taken from a Lincoln County newspaper from July 5, 1917, and does not include enlistees after that date.

Arnold Henry Arkebauer
Age: 19
Home address: Sylvan Grove, Kan.
Date of birth: Sept. 21, 1898
Race: White
Citizenship: Native born
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: Father
Where: Sylvan Grove, Kan.
Nearest relative: John Arkebauer
Where: Sylvan Grove, Kan.
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Gray
Color of hair: L. Brown
Physical disabilities: No
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

Andy Klotz Armbrust
Age: 28
Home address: Wilson, Kan.
Date of birth: April 22, 1889
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Wilson, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: (not answered)
Where: (not answered)
Do you have dependents: wife and 2 children
Married or single: Married
Race: Caucasion
Previous military service: (not answered)
Do you claim exemption: Dependents
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Gray
Color of hair: Dark brown
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: Golden Belt
Date: June 5, 1917

Howard Lee Armbrust
Age: 30
Home address: Wilson, Kan.
Date of birth: May 3, 1887
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Wilson, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Carpenter
Employed by whom: Mickley
Where: Wilson, Kan.
Do you have dependents: No
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: (not answered)
Do you claim exemption: No
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Brown
Color of hair: Brown
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: Golden Belt
Date: June 5, 1917

Harry Byron Arnold
Age: 41
Home address: Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: April 2, 1877
Race: White
Citizenship: Native born
Present trade/occupation: Blacksmith
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Blue Rapids, Marshall, Kan.
Nearest relative: Edith Celia Arnold
Where: Blue Rapids, Marshall, Kan.
Height: Short
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair: Brown
Physical disabilities: No
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

Robert Arnold
Age: 21
Home address: Sylvan Grove, Kan.
Date of birth: Aug. 9, 1895
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Salina, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farmer
Employed by whom: W.D. Lambert
Where: Sylvan Grove
Do you have dependents: No
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: None
Do you claim exemption: No
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Dark Brown
Color of hair: Black
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: Sylvan Grove, Kan.
Date: June 5, 1917

Claude Ellsworth Ashen
Age: 28
Home address: Wilson
Date of birth: June 26, 1889
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Horton, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farm hand
Employed by whom: C.D. Klotz
Where: Wilson
Do you have dependents: No
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: None
Do you claim exemption: No
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair: Light
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: Highland
Date: June 5, [no year given, apparently 1917]

Albert Alvin Ashton
Age: 43
Home address: Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: Sept. 13, 1874
Citizenship: Native born
Present trade/occupation: Cream station
Employed by whom: Beatrice Creamery
Where: Topeka, Kan.
Nearest relative: Louise Ashton
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Race: White
Height: Tall
Build: Slender
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair: Red
Physical disabilities: Blind in right eye
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

George F. Askey
Age: 21
Home address: Rt. 3, Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: Nov. 21, 1895
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Lincoln, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Do you have dependents: No
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: No
Do you claim exemption: No
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Gray
Color of hair: Light brown
Physical disabilities: [not answered]
Precinct: Prairie Grove
Date: June 5, 1917

James Ferris Askey
Age: 34
Home address: Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: Nov. 27, 1885
Race: White
Citizenship: Native born
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Nearest relative: Thomas Askey
Where: Wallos [Wallace?], Kan.
Height: Tall
Build: Slender
Color of eyes: Brown
Color of hair: Brown
Physical disabilities: [not answered]
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

Loyd Elias Askey
Age: 27
Home address: Ash Grove, Kan.
Date of birth: Sept. 29, 1889
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Lincoln, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Manager of tel[ephone] system
Employed by whom: Yorktown Tel Co
Where: Ash Grove, Kan.
Do you have dependents: Wife and child
Married or single: Married
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: None
Do you claim exemption: Support of wife and child
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Brown
Color of hair: Black
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: Orange
Date: June 5, 1917

August Henry Aufdemberge
Age: 30
Home address: RFD 1, Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: July 27, 1886
Citizenship: Natural born citizen
Where born: Columbus, Ind.
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Do you have dependents: Wife and three children
Married or single: Married
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: [not answered]
Do you claim exemption: [not answered]
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Gray
Color of hair: Brown
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: North Indiana
Date: June 5, 1917

Ernest Walter Aufdemberge
Age: 22
Home address: R 5, Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: July 10, 1894 [date is difficult to read; could be 11]
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Lincoln, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farmer
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln County, Kan.
Do you have dependents: Mother
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: [not answered]
Do you claim exemption: Dependent mother and farmer
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Dark blue
Color of hair: Dark brown
Physical disabilities: [not answered]
Precinct: East Elkhorn
Date: June 5, 1917

Frank John Aufdemberge
Age: 45
Home address: Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: Dec. 4, 1872
Citizenship: Native born
Race: White
Present trade/occupation: Asst. cashier
Employed by whom: Farmers National Bank
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Nearest relative: Laura Louise Aufdemberge
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Height: Tall
Build: Slender
Color of eyes: Gray
Color of hair: Brown
Physical disabilities: No
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

John Lewis Aufdemberge
Age: 42
Home address: RFD 5, Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: Nov. 18, 1875
Citizenship: Native born
Race: White
Present trade/occupation: Farming
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Nearest relative: Ida Louise Aufdemberge
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair: Slightly bald
Physical disabilities: [not answered]
Date: Sept. 12, 1918

Walter Everett Aufdemberge
Age: 21
Home address: Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: May 4, 1897
Citizenship: Native
Where born: Columbus, Ind.
Present trade/occupation: Farm
Employed by whom: Lincoln, Kan.
Nearest relative: F.J. Aufdemberge
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Race: White
Height: Tall
Build: Slender
Color of eyes: Blue
Color of hair: Light brown
Physical disabilities: No
Date: June 5, 1918

William Gottlieb Aufdemberge
Age: 22
Home address: R 5, Lincoln, Kan.
Date of birth: July 12, 1894
Citizenship: Natural born
Where born: Lincoln, Kan.
Present trade/occupation: Farmer
Employed by whom: Self
Where: Lincoln, Kan.
Do you have dependents: Mother
Married or single: Single
Race: Caucasian
Previous military service: [not answered]
Do you claim exemption: Dependent mother and farmer
Height: Medium
Build: Medium
Color of eyes: Dark blue
Color of hair: Dark brown
Physical disabilities: No
Precinct: East Elkhorn
Date: June 5, 1917

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