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Queries for the period beginning 1 April 1999

Query Surnames: Matney

Date: 18 May 1999

Query: Could I please have a lookup on the Jesse Leo Matney on page 212 of Volume 2 of the Miami County, History.

T. Dewlen Tldewlen@aol.com

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol II, p. 212. Elisha McDaniel Matney by Judith Matney Barrett. Approximately 6 column inches of text and a photo of Elisha, George and Charles Matney from 1925 [note transcribed as shown but either date or people are wrong]. Summarized as follows: Elisha McDaniel Matney (b 9 Sep 1838, Tazewell Co, VA, d 17 June 1918 Osawatmie, KS, bu Oakwood Cem, Centerville, KS) came to MO with his parents Charles Matney and Abigail Brown in 1844. Elisha married Sarah Jane Beagle (d 7 Nov 1900, bu Oakwood Cem, Centerville, KS) 5 Apr 1860 at Shawneetown, Johnson Co, KS. children: 1) Charles M. died infancy; 2) George Frederick (1863-1927) m Izora Bell Razey; 3) William A. (1866-1941) m Nora Gilpin; 4) Luther Caspar (1867-1923); 5) Elizabeth Abigail (1869-1947) m L. W. Gilpin; 6) James Franklin (1872-1941) m Laura McCabe; 7) Alfurnie Missouri (1874-1923) m Thomas Grant Shawhan; 8) Lewis Burton (1877-1933) m Signa Hayes; 9) Jesse Leo (1880-1949) m Alma Young; 10) Walter David (1882-1956); 11) John Warren (1882-1934).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Kiser

Date: 17 May 1999

Query: I am looking for the following cemetery records for: Kiser, A. K. 102-V2, Kiser, Ida 102-V2, Kiser, J. A. 102-V2, Kiser, Demuth J. Rinkel 292-V3, Kiser, Jeremiah E. 293-V3, Kiser, Mary E. 293-V3, Kiser, Marc Alan 301-V3, Kiser, George L. 315-V3, Kiser, Jessie V. 315-V3, Kiser, Carl 624-V3, Kiser, Floyd 624-V3, Kiser, Nellie 624-V3, Kiser, Oltman G. 624-V3, Kiser, Carl W. 682-V3

Jack Starry starry1@prodigy.net

Response: From Vol. 2 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Louisburg Cemetery (located in Louisburg, KS) - Pg 102 - Row 2 (West side, reading from S. to middle) - Lot C 119 - KISER, Alexander, Feb. 21, 1842-Oct. 29 1908 Co E 86th INDIANA Vol. Inf.; KISER, Joanna, wife, Apr. 5, 1848-May 31, 1915; KISER, Ida May, dau. of A.K. & J.A., died Nov. 13, 1876 11 mo 18 days; KISER, Otis A., 1882-1932

From Vol. 3 - Paola Cemetery (located in Paola, KS) - North Addition II, Section 1 - Pg. 292 & 293 - Rows 11 & 12 - Lot 631 - KISER, Demuth J. Rinkel - Feb. 8, 1929-May 23, 1986; KISER, Jeremiah E., 1869-1948; KISER, Mary E., 1895-1977. Pg 301 - Lot 669 - KISER, Marc Alan, Nov. 18, 1972-Nov. 20, 1972 (lamb on stone). Pg 315 - North Addition I, North half, Section I - Pg 315 - Row 14 - Lot 85 KISER, Jessie V., Jan. 30, 1879-Dec. 17, 1974; KISER, George L., Apr. 15, 1875-Nov. 16, 1945. Sharon Cemetery (located east of Drexel, MO) - Alphabetical listing - KISER, Carl, (no stone); KISER, Floyd, May 1, 1884-July 28, 1959; KISER, Nellie, wife of O.G., Apr. 11, 1862-Feb. 20, 1928; KISER, Oltman G., Dec. 25, 1858-Sept. 11, 1936; Sharon Cemetery Addendum - Alphabetical listing - KISER, Carl W., 1896-Dec. 22, 1918

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Cobb, Vandeman

Date: 16 May 1999

Query: I am researching my grandmother's line, Julia Belle Cobb Hubbard. Her father was Ellsworth Howell Cobb, b. 1875, d. 1958. Her grandfather and grandmother were Charles W. Cobb and Julia Vandeman, b. 1846, d. 1908. I went to the cemetery and got information from their gravestone. I am looking for info. to go on back from there on both the Cobb and Vandeman sides.

Pam Keener keener@jc.net

Response: Vol. 2 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Old Louisburg Cemetery (located in Louisburg, KS) - Page 92 - Row 7 - M 83 - VANAMAN, Samuel E., died Dec. 22, 1872, 24 yrs 3 mos (American Legion marker); VANAMAN, Sarah B., age 84 yrs; VANAMAN, John B., May 22, 1872, 60 yrs 11 mos 5 days; VANAMAN, Francis A., age 41 yrs, Co K 106th Illinois Vol. Inf.; COBB, Charles W., 1841-1886, Co K 68th Illinois Vol. Inf.; COBB, Julia A., his wife, 1846-1908

Vol. 1 - "Miami County, Kansas Familiy Histories and Stories" - Page 201- Under the title "Tilton Hal HINDS" - Alexander P. HIND and his wife, Lucy COGDAL, came to Miami County soon after the Civil War. Samuel, their oldest son, married Anna VANAMAN. Their son, Clarence, married Dec. 27, 1904. I would guess that would put the marriage of Anna VANAMAN between 1865 and 1874 if it is in Miami County.

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Evans

Date: 15 May 1999

Query: I am looking for the cemetery record for - William EVANS V3-459 and John EVANS V3-460

Jack Starry starry1@prodigy.net

Response: Vol. 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Paola Cemetery (located in Paola, KS) - Oake Grove Addition - Southern half - Section I - Row 31 - Page 459 & 460 - Lot 112 - (EVANS) L.M.E. (footstone), EVANS, William, 1876-1912, GOULD, Della, wife of W. A. GOULD, 1862-1896, EVANS, John, Born February 16, 1839-Died February 26, 1912, McCleans Ind't Batty Colo. Vol. Light Art. (VFW marker), EVANS, Lizzie M., wife of John EVANS - Born October 10, 1839-Died November 20, 1898

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Stahl

Date: 29 May 1999

Query: I am researching Catherine Stahl family.

Bessie Stevens bstevens@micoks.net

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Query Surnames: Sites

Date: 13 May 1999

Query: Looking for information from Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas Vol. I, p 428 - Sites, Jim and from Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. II--Sites on page 121 - James Blaine Sites, Sr., James Blaine Sites, Jr., Nina Beatrice Sites, Rebecca Frances Sites

Josi Campbell t-j-hacienda@worldnet.att.net

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p. 428. This is a one page record about the Louisburg Shrine Club. Jim Sites is identified as being one of the charter members. From Vol. 2 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, KS" - New Louisburg Cemetery (located in Louisburg, KS) - Row 3 - Lots M36-M37 - SITES, James Blaine, Sr., 1883-(January 28), 1978; SITES, Nina Beatrice, 1891-(February 27), 1971; SITES, James Blaine, Jr., 1919-1983; SITES, Rebecca Frances, 1919-?

Sean Furniss, Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Jenkins

Date: 9 May 1999

Query: I am interested in information about Jenkins, John (239, 271) and Jenkins, Minnie Morgan (271) from Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, KS, Vol. I.

John Lyle JFLyle@worldnet.att.net

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol. I: p. 238-9, approximately 4 column inches about the family of John Larkin and Mary Morgan written by Philip Thomas. This reference notes that their daughter Mary Larkin married Will Jenkins the son of John Jenkins. p. 271 approximately 4 column inches and a photo of the Charles Edward Moews and Helen Jenkins family written by Helen Moews. Additional information about his parents family is on p. 270. The material on p. 271 references the ancestors of Helen Jenkins (parents Robert Lee Jenkins and Minnie Morgan, grandparents John Jenkins and Sarah Alderson born in Ireland and Barney Morgan and Mary Murphy both born in Ireland).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Hastings

Date: 7 May 1999

Query: I am so excited to see my GGrandfather and my GGGrandfather on the list of Pioneers. Francis Hastings and Caroline Douglas and Francis Hastings and Rachel Moore. My Grandfather Francis (Frank) Hastings the 3rd was born in Paola, Kansas February 18, 1877. There was no record when several years ago I requested a birth certificate. I am wondering if there could possibly be any school records from those years available? I don't know what WEA Township stands for. Any information or reading about Miami Co History that you could recommend would be greatly appreciated.

MAnneRan@aol.com

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p. 196, Francis and Caroline Hastings written by Ray Bendorf. Approximately 3 column inches. Summarized as follows: Francis Hastings (b 22 June 1809, PA, m 1833 OH, d 11 Jul 1880, bu Louisburg Cem), wife Caroline Douglas (b 16 Mar 1811, NY, d 7 Jan 1881, bu Louisburg Cem), children - William (b OH), Mary Jane, Louisa, Caroline, Margaret, Samantha, Francis Jr (b IL), Sarah (Sally) Ann (b IL). Family lived in Putnam Co, MO early 1860s. Dau Margaret m Albert J. Bendorf in 1864 and moved to Miami Co, KS in 1868. Francis and Caroline, along with son William and wife Sarah, son Francis Jr and wife Rachel moved to Wea Twp. Some of the family moved to Osawatomie, later to OK. In 1902 most of descendents moved to Peola, WA.

Wea is named for the Wea Indians.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Rossman

Date: 28 Apr 1999

Query: Looking for family info on Karl Rossman dob unknown. Sibling may be Leonard Rossman. Father Jacob Rossman.

Clarence Hall Clarencerh@aol.com

Response: The following is from Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas Vol. II, published by the Miami County Historical Society and the Miami County Genealogy Society. On pages 73, in the story about Paola Company, 3rd Infantry Group, Kansas State Guard, it says "... A history of the Paola Company was compiled by Capt. Nick L. QUIMBY and Lt. Karl ROSSMAN at the time of disbandment and lists the original muster role, the men who served from July 3, 1941 to September 11, 1947... A copy of this history is on file at the Swan River Museum in Paola, Kansas. " Submitted by Bill Plummer. There is also a small group picture of the unit in formation just before it was mustered out -- Karl is in the front row and he is named in the caption.

John M. Baker

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Query Surnames: Miller, Powell

Date: 27 Apr 1999

Query: Would like info on A. P. Miller 531 - V3. The Powell I ask about was in the Family History book #2 pg. 77.

Shirley msbr@netscape.net

Response: Vol. 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition - North half - Section II - located in Paola, KS - Page 531 - Lot 239 - HIGHLEY, Sadie MILLER, September 13, 1882-May 15, 1977; MILLER, William A., Kansas Sgt. 137th Infantry 35 Division WWI (Amer. Legion marker) September 25, 1880-March 22, 1952; MILLER, A. P., September 12, 1846-May 6, 1907 (symbol on stone-globe with tent inside with letters KOTM); MILLER, Mary E., his wife, Jun 24, 1855-August 23, 1915

Vol. 2 - "Miami County, Kansas Family Histories & Stories" - Page 77 - "World War II Miami County Draft" - "The draft for induction into service for World War II was begun on October 31, 1940. Each eligible draftee man was issued a number. Drawing of numbers in the National Conscription Lottery was begun in Washington, D.C., on October 29, 1940. The first drawn were 200 from Miami County. Only the first 45 of these 200 Miami County registrants are to be called first. The first names on the list were as follows: (167) Alva POWELL - Bucyrus (Full name Alva Lee POWELL, I think. dlf)

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Courtney, Haun

Date: 27 Apr 1999

Query: Looking for connections to Stephen (AKA Andrew Jackson) and Dianah COURTNEY who appeared on the 1860 Missouri Cenus as living in the Post Oak Township, Johnson Co., MO. Their son, James L. COURTNEY, may have fought for the Union Army. About 1864 the family moved to Miami County, Kansas then later to Morris County, Kansas. Apparently by the 1870 Census, they had changed their last names to HAUN.

David Hedgpeth mldv@juno.com

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Query Surnames: Doty

Date: 24 Apr 1999

Query: I am searching for ??Doty whose children were: Henry, William, James, Samuel, Nanny. Samuel was my grandfather, and I am trying to find who his father and mother were, first names. Samuel was born in 1868, in Fairfield Iowa, attended school in KS and moved to OK sometime after 1886.

Freda Halpain fhalpain@leaco.net

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Query Surnames: Forsyth, Gillogly, Hickman

Date: 24 Apr 1999

Query: I looking for the information on Ada Forsyth in Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas [Vol I] , pg 184. I am not sure if this is the Ada that I am looking for. The one that I am interested in was in Bates Co., MO until 1881 and then the family disappeared and I am looking everywhere for them

Anita RootsHuntr@aol.com

Response: From Family Histories and Stories, Vol I, p. 184 -185, has approximately 1.5 pages of information about the Gillogly families written by four individuals. Included on p. 184 is information about the George Henry and Jessie H. Gillogly written by Floyd Gillogly. It is approximately four column inches and includes a picture of George Henry, wife Jessie Hickman and their three children.

The article starts "George Henry Gillogly, the son of Elmer and Lydia Delker Gillogly, was born August 6, 1875, in Cass County, Missouri and was married April 9, 1901, to Jessie Hickman, daughter of Everett and Ada Forsyth Hickman. They moved to Sugar Creek Township, Miami County, in 1902 and to a farm in Middle Creek Township in 1908. He was a farmer and was active in the Farmer's Union." George died 2 Feb 1943 Drexel, MO, buried Sharon Cemetery, Cass Co, MO. Jessie died 29 Apr 1966, buried Sharon Cemetery, Cass Co, MO. Additional information is provided about their children and grandchildren.

Sean Furniss

Response:I noticed your query on Forsythe. I have been involved in the genealogy of this line of Hickmans for some time. They spent most of their lives in Bates Co., MO and Miami CO., KA My information starts with Gideon Blake Hickman (born 10 May 1829, Absecom, Gloucester Co.,New Jersey), who married Catherine Amanda Cain in 1853. Their first child, Aza was born in Lima, Adams Co., Ill. on 8 Aug. 1854. The other three children were also born there (Everett, Irwin and Katie). Aza married John D. Durrett and lived in Bates Co. and Jackson Co., MO the rest of her life. Everett married Ada Forsythe on 26 Dec. 1879 and lived most of his life in Bates Co., MO and Miami Co., KA. Irwin married Lydia ? and lived in Miami Co., KA most of his life (he was an undertaker there).

Gideon was a postmaster in 1861 in Lima, Ill (as well as a farmer for almost 15 years in Lima), census taker in Bates Co., MO in 1880, and a farmer and undertaker in Bates Co., MO and Miami Co., KA. I have records for Gideon, Aza, Everett and Irwin in all the federal census from 1860-1920.

Gideon died in 1915, Catherine in 1922, Everett in 1948, Ada in 1927 and they are buried in Miami Co. or Bates Co. Gideon is my 3rd great-grandfather, Everett my second, his son Daniel is my great-grandfather and his son Harry, is my grandfather. All but Harry spent most of their lives in KA or MO. Harry moved to Nebr. in the 1920's and lived the rest of his life there.I can supply you with a lot of background information on these families.

I am trying to locate the names of Gideon's parents. They were from New Jersey (possibly born there). None of the documents I have seen give their names. They may have come to Illinois with Gideon but I have checked the marriage records (for 1850's) in Illinois for Gideon and Catherine and they were not listed. They may have been married in PA (where Catherine was born) or New Jersey. Without the names of Gideon's parents, I can not trace my Hickman line back any farther than 1829 in New Jersey. There are numerous Hickman's living in New Jersey in the 1820's. There are also numerous Hickman's in Illinois during the 1850's but I am not sure if any are realted to Gideon. Any help in this area would be greatly appreciated.

You can contact me at tjh10@hotmail.com

Terry J. Hickman

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Query Surnames: Hocker

Date: 22 Apr 1999

Query: Can you lookup the information in Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, page 621 Vol 3 - Joseph Ellison (J.E.) Hocker

Lesley Hocker dlhocker@theriver.com

Response: From Vol. 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Sharon Cemetery, located east of Drexel, Missouri in Bates County - Page 621 - Names listed alphabetically - HOCKER, Anna SHIPLEY, 1889-1968; Alice M., October 15, 1894-March 4, 1921; Ben D., 1867-1926; B. D., February 1, 1812-September 19, 1886; Daisy M., 1903-1943; Edward M., (no stone); Ella F., wife of J. R., 1862-1952; Harold, Jan. 24, 1926-Sept. 29, 1947 MO Tec4 Harbor Defense Comd. C. A. C.W. II; Harold R., 1926-1947; Howard, April 21, 1913-June 29, 1969; James Arthur "Josh", December 30, 1901-March 27, 1979 Age 78; James R., 1851-1917; J. E., 1859-1923; Jessie B., 1889-1918; Judy A., August 29, 1826-August 28, 1909; Julia A., wife of J. E., 1863-1930; Lucy M., July 11, 1894-October 9, 1923; Ray F., August 12, 1887-June 8, 1969; Raymond Tillman, March 26, 1898-February 9, 1976; Sally W., daughter of B. D. & Julia, died March 21, 1885 Aged 23y 2m 13d; Samuel, 1853-1936; Sarah, wife of Tillman, died March 22, 1885 Aged 58y 1m 19d; Tilman, died July 22, 1888 Aged 68y 8m; William David, 1898-1960

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Swearingen

Date: 21 Apr 1999

Query: I would like information from Cemeteries of Miami County, Vol. III. p 544 - Swearingen, J. W. (b about 1844 Bloomington, Monroe, IN); Swearingen, Elizabeth (b Mar 01, 1846 Owen, Spencer, IN); Swearingen, Frank (b Oct 14, 1872 Bloomington, Monroe, IN); Swearingen, Fred (b Jun 07, 1878 KS) They are the family of James William Swearingen.

Cheryl ColORRed@inconnect.com

Response: Vol. 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Paola Cemetery, Page 544, Elmwood Addition (South of last East & West drive), Section III, Row 3, Lot 290 - SWEARINGEN, Fred, 1872-1944, SWEARINGEN, J. W., September 4 1842-October 3, 1908 Co. F, 82nd Indiana Vol. Inf., (US Vet. marker), SWEARINGEN, Elizabeth, 1846-1934, SWEARINGEN, Frank, 1878-1936.

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Keneson, Kenison

Date: 17 Apr 1999

Query: I found my gg grandfather, Randal Kenison, in an on-line index. The index is from Cememteries of Miami Co., KS, volume 3, p. 157. It also lists other family members.

Jo Ann Keneson Barnidge safetyindex@Linknet.net

Response: Vol. 3 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Oakwood Cemetery, located in the northeast corner of Osawatomie, Kansas - Pg. 157 - In un-numbered area west of Lot 163 and east of entrace road - Middle Row - GLEASON, (_____) ______; M. E. GLEASON - Died - Apr/Aug? 17, 1895 Aged 6 yr 1 mo 10 ds; KIMSON/KENNESON, Maggie - daughter of R. & H. Kimson/Keneson; SNYDER, Carl - Infant son of J. H. & S. E. Snyder - Born Dec. 10, 1871 - Died Dec. 1_, 1871; KENISON, Randall - son of R. & H. Kenison - Born Jan. 19, 1863 - Died June 8, 1863.

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Burnsworth

Date: 17 Apr 1999

Query: I am looking for any information on the Burnsworth family in KS. My grandfather was John Burnsworth (from or lived in Kansas before 1951, died 1982 Joliet IL) and my grandmother was Mary Burnsworth. My father is Randall Gene Burnsworth,Sr. My mother is Helen Jean (Stlitner) Burnsworth (born Oct 1948, died Mar 1973). My brother is Randall Gene Burnsworth,Jr.

Christina SPAZ66@webtv.net

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Query Surnames: Davis

Date: 14 Apr 1999

Query: I would like to know what information are listed for two people buried in Miami County, Kansas. They may be my great great great grandparents. Davis, Reuben 196-V2, Davis, Lydia Beals 196-V2. And any other relatives of Reuben and Lydia that may be buried in same area.

Mark D. Jones MDJones@aol.com

Response: Vol. 2 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Lane Cemetery, located in FRANKLIN COUNTY, Kansas. (Although located in Franklin Co., many Miami County people are buried there.) - The cemetery is listed alphbetically. - DAVIS, Reuben, February 11, 1833-November 4, 1904, DAVIS, Lydia (BEAL), June 5, 1843-April 28, 1926, DAVIS, David, February 11, 1833-November 18, 1911, DAVIS, Susannah (BEALS), November 3, 1840-September September 24, 1921

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Darnell

Date: 12 Apr 1999

Query: Could I please have the dates for Linda Lou Darnell, 182-V3 and Helen Woods Darnell 182-V3.

Shirley msbr@netscape.net

Response: From Vol III, Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, p. 182, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 4 - Darnell, Helen Woods 2 Dec 1910 - 9 Aug 1965, Darnell, Linda Lou 25 Mar 1943 - 2 Apr 1943.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Case

Date: 12 Apr 1999

Query: Looking for information on Sally Case, daughter of Belle Cheetam, wife of Joseph Marion Nelson.

Betty Cardwell McKenney Bmckenne3@aol.com

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Query Surnames: Stone

Date: 8 Apr 1999

Query: I am looking for information about Abner P. and Addie Amanda (PETRIE) STONE. They married at Paola in 1879.

Gloria Barnes globar@comcast.net

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Query Surnames: Borders

Date: 6 Apr 1999

Query: I am looking for the cemetery records from V2, p. 92, Borders: Hugh, Mabel, Maggie, Mattie, William M.

Jack Starry starry1@prodigy.net

Response: Vol. 2 - "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" - Old Louisburg Cemetery, located on the west side of Louisburg, KS - Middle Section - South Part - Row 7 - Lot M 65 - BORDERS, Maggie, wife of W. M., Died Jan. 31, 1890 25Y 11M 17D, BORDERS, William M., Died Oct. 15, 1863 (There is no stone); Row 7 - Lot M 82 - BORDERS, Mabel, wife of Hugh, 1889-1965, BORDERS, Hugh, Dec. 1, 1888-June 29, 1975, BORDERS, Mattie, wife of Hugh, 1893-1939

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Ricketts

Date: 6 Apr 1999

Query: I would like information regarding Nancy Ivey from page 316 in Miami Co Family Histories and Stories.

Mary Kramer fratzman@estreet.com

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p. 316. Samuel Taylor Ricketts Sr submitted by Mildred Christie Barnes

"Samuel Taylor Ricketts Sr. was born in Hagerstown, Maryland in 1809, the son of Joshua Ricketts and Sarah Taylor. They moved to Zanesville, Ohio about 1818. He married Mary Neal in 1830, and they had thirteen children, all born in Zanesville; Sarah H. married Mr. Pricer; Alexander married Sarah West and Nancy Ivey; Jane married Mr. Hollingsworth, Mr. Van Sewell, and Mr. Rouse; Thomas died young; Henry Neal married Ellen Hickman; Barnabas married Mary Johnson; Samuel Taylor Jr. married Sarah H. Anderson; Tryphena married James Sims; Mary Ellen married Richard Gwinn; Harvey married Frances Stark; Fanny died young; Frank never married; and Caroline married Sam Scott.

Mary Neal died and was buried in Decatur, Illinois, in 1858. Samuel Sr. then married Hannah Drummond and had four more children, Carr Rudde; Clifton; James Sims and Myron Dixon. Samuel died in Stanton in 1880 and is buried in Stanton Cemetery.

Samuel Taylor Jr., the son, a Civil War veteran, served all four years in 73rd Regt. Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He married Sarah Henrietta Anderson in 1870 in Cerro Gordo, Illinois. Later that year they arrived by covered wagon in Stanton. Children born to Samuel and Sarah were: Lillian who married Horace Lindenberger; Cyrus married Myrtle Arnold; Alonzo was killed in the Philippines in 1899; George and Clarence both died young; Rosa May married Carl Christie; Thomas married Myrtle Mills; Grace married Thomas Kendrick; Reuben married Gladys Brana and his twin, Ruth, married Otto Maxwell and Carl Brauner.

Samuel Jr. and Sarah are both buried in Stanton Cemetery."

Lorene Fort

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Query Surnames: Lyon, Miller

Date: 2 Apr 1999

Query: Could I please have death date for Miller, Hulda 214 V3, and Lyon, Ben F. 398 V3?

Shirley msbr@netscape.net

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol. III, p. 214, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 10, Miller, Ruben L. b 18 Apr 1917 d not shown, Miller, Hulda E. 16 Sep 1918 - 25 Jan 1984. p. 398, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, Row 4, Lot 359, Lyon, Nellie - wife of B. F. Lyon 10 Jan 1865 - 24 Dec 1955.

Sean Furniss

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