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Queries for the period beginning 19 November 1998

Query Surnames: Addy

Date: 28 Dec 1998

Query:I am distantly related to the ADDY's that moved to Paola, KS in the 1800's. I'd be very interested to receive the information contained in the "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. I, II and III" for the following individuals: Addy, Anderson P. 54-V1, Addy, Anna E. 54-V1, Addy, Bearl E. 302-V3, Addy, Ely H. 47-V1, Addy, Esther H. 302-V3, Addy, Fern W. 47-V1, Addy, James Elmer 66-V1, Addy, Lizzie 66-V1, Addy, Lula D. 74-V1, Addy, Oscar 54-V1, Addy, Susie 54-V1, Addy, William Donard 74-V1, Addy, Wn. H. 74-V1. I believe that Lula D. Addy was formerly Lula Stroup.

I'd be interested in hearing about the following ADDY relatives that appear in the Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas: Addy, Anderson Perry; Addy, Anna E. Bair; Addy, Ely; Addy, Fern Stevens; Addy, Maxine Lenora; Addy, Oscar M.; Addy, Susie Addy.

Brant E. Addybrant.addy@navix.net

Response: Vol 1 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Fontana Cemetery - located just North of Fontana, KS - Third Addition (West of cemetery lane) - Page 47 - Lot #10 - Grave #21 - ADDY, Ely H., Oct. 29, 1895 - Mar. 19, 1973; Grave #22 - ADDY, Fern W, June 3, 1898 - Dec. 29, 1979. Second Addition (East of 3rd Add.) - Page 54 - Lot #13 - Grave #206 ADDY, Anna E., 1875 - 1938 "Mother", Grave #207 ADDY, Anderson P., 1870 - 1958 "Father"; Lot 6 - Grave 223 Addy, Oscar 1877-1960, Grave 224 Addy, Susie 1888-1965. Old portion of cemetery - Page 66 - Lot ? - Grave #96 ADDY, Lizzie, 1875 - 1968, Grave #97 ADDY, James Elmer, 1871 - 1956. Old portion of cemetery - Page 74 - Lot ? - Grave #89 ADDY, Lula D., 1860 - 1932, Grave #91 ADDY, William Donard, Sept. 1, 1882 - July 4, 1962, Grave #92 ADDY, Wn. H., 1848 - 1920 (Wm.?)

Vol 3, p. 302 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas", Paola Cemetery - located in Paola, KS - North Addition II - Section II - Row 20 - Lot 598 - ADDY, Bearl E., 1896 - 1960 (Am. Leg. marker), ADDY, Esther H., 1898 - 1962. (Others on the same lot - possibly not relatives - a lot has 8 places) REIMAL, Flora E., 1896 - 1989, REIMAL, Joe, 1900 - 1959, SWARTZ, Leonard C., Sept. 14, 1900 - Apr. 21, 1976, SWARTZ, Delma Marie, Apr. 28, 1911 - Sept. 17, 1962, MASTERS, Grace, June 24, 1889 - Oct. 19, 1967, MASTERS, John W., Nov. 22, 1883 - Oct. 17, 1962

The following information is excerpted from the Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas. There is a lot more information concerning these families -- here are the basics concerning the specific people you asked about.

Anna E. BAIR married Anderson Perry ADDY on March 11, 1893. Anna was the daughter of Conrad & Mary Frances (CONREY) BAIR. Anna was born 1874/5, and died in 1938. Ely ADDY married Hazel Fern STEVENS. Fern's parents were Joshua Delbert and Vesta Electa (IRELAND) STEVENS. Maxine Lenora ADDY, born Feb 20, 1918, married Vernon Cyrus ARNETT (b. Jul 25, 1915) on Jul 29, 1940. Maxine's parents were Oscar M. and Susie ADDY.

Lorene Fort, John M. Baker

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Query Surnames: Boyle, Hornbaker

Date: 27 Dec 1998

Query: Looking to correspond with anyone researching Hornbaker line and in particular Roscoe Hornbaker. He is buried in the Louisburg Cemetery and was married to Belle Boyle.

Jim Stinson JStinson@mylink.net

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Query Surnames: Whitaker

Date: 26 Dec 1998

Query: I am hunting information on Harley Whitaker, born in Hillsdale, KS, in 1870. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Ginny Jordan ejordan@terraworld.net

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Query Surnames: Kirk

Date: 15 Dec 1998

Query: I am requesting a lookup for the following cemetery records. Kirk, Florence L. 196-V3, Kirk, Gail Harland 196-V3, Kirk, Harland P. (Jack) 196-V3, Kirk, Iris Beulah 196-V3

Richard 'Tony' Kirk tkirk9@gte.net

Response: Here is the info I found: Vol 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Osawatomie Cemetery - located 3 miles N of Osawatomie, KS - Row 20 - (Going South, 4th set of stones) - KIRK, Florence L. - "Mother" - 1912-1980; KIRK, Harland P. - "Jack" - "Father" - 1901-1951; KIRK, Iris Beulah - "Mother" - 1906-1936; KIRK, Gail Harland - Oct. 3, 1938 (must be infant, no place for another date)

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Whitehead

Date: 9 Dec 1998

Query: Do you have anything on John Whitehead in the Miami Co. History? Do have information on John Whitehead from Vol VI in the Miami Co. Cemetaries Book? Also, his wife's name was Ada, I believe.

Mark Inmanminman@sheltonbbs.com

Response: There are several WHITEHEAD families in Volume I "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" that may or may not be related to your John and Ada. There is only 1 John listed. John in listed in Stanton Cemetery with these people: 1) Sarah H., d. 14 May 1883, aged 31 yrs 10 mos 24 days, wife of Wm.; 2) Mary E., d. 1 May 1878, aged 35 yrs 2 mos 15 days, wife of Wm.; 3) Statira, 4 Aug 1839-14 Apr 1863, wife of Wm.; 4) Mary J. Anderson, 18499-1915, wife of Wm. (how many wives of Wm.?); 5) G. L., 17 Oct 1865-27Oct. 1886; 6) John, d. 31 Jan 1862, aged 26 yrs 1 mo; 7) Angeline, d. 10 Oct 1862, aged 16 yrs 8 mos, daug. of S. & Sarah; 8) Infant son of J. P. & M. M., d. 15 Aug. 1864; 9) James, d. 10 Dec 1864, aged 23 yrs 9 mos; 10) Samuel, d. 20 Feb 1866, aged 63 yrs 9 mos 28 days; 11) Sarah, d. 26 Sept. 1882, aged 73 yrs 11 mos 2 days, wife of S.

John M. Baker, Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Frank

Date: 8 Dec 1998

Query: I am looking for information on Mattie FRANK, nee Brooks. She was married to John William Frank born in 1865. A Mattie V. Frank is listed in the index on page 615-V3. I would like to know what information is in this listing...birth and death dates...wife of, etc.

Donna Allendonnallen@webtv.net

Response: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Volume III, published by the Miami County Genealogy Society. Page 615, which is for the Sharon Cemetery, in Coldwater Twp, Cass County, MO, lists the following: FRANK, Mattie V. 1889-1937

John M. Baker

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Query Surnames: Reynolds, Ruddell

Date: 7 Dec 1998

Query: I am a descendant of Richard and Mary (Ruddell) Reynolds. Richard s. of Andrew and Martha (?) Reynolds b. Indiana 24 Aug 1841. Mary Ruddell b. 10 Feb 1839 IN d.of Wilson and Mary (Summers) Ruddell. They married 12 April 1864 in Charlestown, IN and moved to Paola, Miami Co. KS in 1868 owning a farm until 1877 when they sold it and probably moved to 606 E. Chippewa St., Paola. Richard d. 14 Apr 1888 and Mary d. 23 Aug 1919, both are buried in Paola Cem. There were 7 children George Ruddell b 27 Jan 1865 d. 27 Oct 1927 in Plattsmouth, NB; Ezra Summers 21 Nov 1866 d. 25 Aug 1887 in Paola; Wilson Andrew b. 24 Apr 1869 d. 12 Apr 1938, Ossining NY; Otho Shannon b. 25 Sept 1871 d. bef 1949; Allie Morris b 24 Aug 1873 d. May 1936;Nancie Zinc b. 7 Jan 1876 d. 23 Dec 1949 in Berkeley, CA; Charles Quimby b. 17 Oct 1880, d. 27 Jul 1953 Chelsea, MA;, Ernest Wilson (or Wilcox) b. 17 Sept 1882 d. bef 1938.

I am looking for any other descendants of this family. Also interested in learning more about Andrew and Martha Reynolds and their ancestors.

Sharlene Reynolds Santo srsroots@mediaone.net

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Query Surnames: Fanchier, Prouty

Date: 6 Dec 1998

Query: I am looking for Alva PROUTY and his wife Emma FANCHIER. They were in Miami County for less than 10 years. They came for Fond du Lac WI. in the early 1860's.

Sndyhnrch@aol.com

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Query Surnames: Addy, Bair

Date: 27 Nov 1998

Query: I am seeking information about Anderson Perry Addy who married Anna E. Bair. I believe this is a member of my family that was last heard of in Peoria Co, IL.

Brant Addy brant.addy@navix.net

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Query Surnames: Poland

Date: 21 Nov 1998

Query: I am interested in any information regarding the Poland family in Miami County.

Hugh PolandHughPoland@aol.com

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