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Query Surnames: Peuch

Date: 30 Dec 2000

Query: I am looking for the cemetery listing for Walter Rex PEUGH, Nannie V. PEUGH, and Harry Rex PEUGH, all listed in the index as 101-V2.

Randy Ridgway ar2thdoc@madisoncounty.net

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol II, p 101, Old Louisburg Cemetery, Row 19, Lot 562: Peuch, Walter R. (Rex) father 1910-1955; Peuch, Nannie V. mother 1914-1976; Peuch, Harry Rex 1945-1946.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Boon, Boone

Date: 14 Dec 2000

Query: in Cemeteries of Miami County, Vol 3.: Boon, J.T. p 423; Boone, Samuel p. 450; Boone, Samuel, Jr. p. 450. I'm especially interested in Samuel Willard Boon.

Charnee Smit charnees@aol.com

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol III, p 423, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, North Half, Section II, Lot 221: Boon, J. T. Independence Battery Col. Vol. d 31 Jan 1865 age 29, Civil War Vet. p 450, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, South Half, Section I, Row, Lot 59: Boone, Mariha (grandma); Boone, Samuel 1830-1899 (father); Boone, Mary A.1839-1911 (mother); Boone, Samuel Jr. (baby).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Bartlett

Date: 12 Dec 2000

Query: Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Bartlett, Hannah M. (born about 1840) 85-V1; Bartlett, Samuel (died around 1907) 85-V1. I think Samuel and Hannah were married. I would like to know where they are buried and any information about either Samuel and Hannah's parents.

Shannon Beagle sbeagle@kc.rr.com

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p 83, Green Valley Cemetery, Section 2, Row A, Lot 21,: Bartlett, Freddie 18 Mar 1906 - 20 Jan 1907; Bartlett, David H. 4 Mar 1864 - 27 Feb 1941; Bartlett, Bertha D. Lee 11 Jun 1874 - 19 Feb 1936.

p 85, Green Valley Cemetery, Section 4, Row B, Lot 47, S 1/2: Bartlett, Frank M. 1867-1948; Bartlett, Samuel 1830-1907; Bartlett, Hannah M. 1846-1918 "his wife".

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol II, p 193, Lane Cemetery, Franklin Co, KS, names listed alphabetically: Bartlett, Ethel M. 1899-1910; Bartlett, Essie R. (Bates) 28 Feb 1874 - 24 Jan 1926; Bartlett, Leroy J. 16 Feb 1869 - 29 May 1935; Bartlett, Chester L. 8 Aug 1898 - 15 Mar 1953; Bartlett, Veda M. (Cole) 7 Jul 1902 - 23 Feb 1928; Bartlett, Floyd J. 9 Dec 1895 - 4 Apr 1965; Bartlett, Olive J. (Huff) 10 Sep 1906 - 9 Nov 1986.

Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol II, pp 108-109, David Hamilton Bartlett, approximately 8 column inches, and p 109, Samuel Bartlett, approximately 7 column inches, both written by Beth Wiseman Johnson.

Summary of information from Samuel Bartlett history by Beth Wiseman Johnson. Richard Bartlett emigrated from England, documented in Newberry, MA, 1864. Josiah Bartlett, signer of Declaration of Independence, is a descendent of Richard Bartlett. Samuel's family lineage is also decended from Richard Bartlett.

Samuel Bartlett was the eldest of nine children of Joshua Bartlett and Elizabeth Keating. Samuel - born Sandusky, OH, died 1907. Samuel married first Rebecca Corpus, one child Amy Cordilla. Samuel married second Hanna Hockinberger of Wood Co, OH, eight children: Drucelli Arnett "Nettie"; David Hamilton; Samuel Sylvester; Francis Sylvester "Frank"; Leroy Jefferson; Andrew Martin (d 20 Oct 1878); Charles Newton; Jesse Ford (b 1 Jan 1880 in KS). In 1878, family moved from Pleasant Lake, IN, to KS. Hanna d 31 Dec 1917.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: McBride

Date: 28 Nov 2000

Query: I am searching for Fannie Eudora McBride. Her daughter, who is my great aunt, says her mother was born in Paola, KS. I've not found anything on her as of yet but I am just beginning on her line for her. I did find a Robert McBride (Vital Records, Births, p 1) but my aunt Ruth knows very little about her parents and sadly doesn't even know her grandparents names. I'd appreciate any information about Fannie Eudora McBride who would've been born we are estimating 1875-1890.

Margo E. Gorden Krieger margo@xarray.com

Response: Information from Vital Records of Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth. Births - p. 1, "01 Jan 1886 Unnamed McBride, female, b. West Valley Twp., Miami Co., KS; father - Robert McBride, age 29, b. Iowa, farmer; mother - Nettie Tallboldt, age 27, b. Indiana, third child of mother, res. West Valley Twp."

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Brown, Gordon,

Date: 26 Nov 2000

Query: Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, v 1, p 76, Alex P. Brown. My realive of that name was born about 1829 in VA. I had relative that wrote a letter from Fontana, KS in 1905 but the last page is missing with the signature. These relatives had a daughter, Bertha. John Brown is same page and volumne and could be my great grandfather born about 1782.

Waunita M Herron wmherron@juno.com

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p 76, Fontana Cemetery, Lot 117: grave 130 - Brown, Ella [no dates]; grave 131 - Brown, Frank - no dates; grave 133 - Brown, Alex P. 25 Nov 1828 - 25 Jul 1892; grave 134 - Brown, Sarah F. 3 Jan 1835 - 22 Jul 1903 wife; grave 135 - Brown, John 30 Jan 1877 age 75y 7m 6d. p. 67, Fontana Cemetery: grave 104 - Gordon, Althea [no dates]; Gordon, Leona 24 Feb 1884 - 17 Dec 1884; Gordon, Sydney 5 Dec 1879 - 11 Feb 1883; Gordon, Clarence [no dates]; Gordon, Elizabeth 1855 - 1931; Gordon, Rufus L. 12 Nov 1847 - 26 May 1910.

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol III, p 653, Fontana Cemetery [no lot or grave number]: Collins, Gertrude G. 1891 - 1985; Gordon, Ada B. 1876 - 1889 drowned; Gordon, Katie 1878 - 1889 drowned.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS [Vol 1], p 264, Story of Ernest F. McNutt by Russell and Ann McNutt, approximately 6 column inches, including a photograph of Ernest F. McNutt. Alexander P. Brown was one of the earliest settlers of Miami Co, KS, having settled in Osage Township in 1858. His daughter Elizabeth Brown (buried in Fontana Cemetery) married Rufus Gordon. His granddaughter Gertrude Gordon was born in Fontana in 1891. She married first ? Collins, married second ? Jackson, married third Ernest F. McNutt in 1966.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: McFadden

Date: 16 Nov 2000

Query: I am looking for any information on my great grandfather, Ferdinand Desoto McFadden, who went by Desoto or Sota. His birth date was 29 Dec. 1876 in Fontana, Miami Co., Kansas. On his death certificate it stated Fontana as his birth place although it stated Linn as the County. His mother was Marth Louisa McFadden and I have heard that his father was John Wade McFadden, although I have no proof of this. She later married Isaac Wheeler. If any one has info. on my great grandfather, I would appreciate it.

Vlynnhall@aol.com

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Query Surnames: Hill

Date: 9 Nov 2000

Query: In Vol II of the Cemeteries of Miami Co., KS is Josephine Ann Hill on page 199.

Pat Frunzi PG.FRUNZI@prodigy.net

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol II, p 199, Lane Cemetery, Franklin Co, KS: [grouped by surname in book] Hill, Eli Frances 28 Feb 1830 - 11 Oct 1904; Hill, Ruth Ellen d 10 Jun 1924; Hill, Frederick Angus 26 Dec 1871 - 22 Jun 1927; Hill, John Henry 28 Sep 1883 - 8 Nov 1907; Hill, Josephine Ann 17 May 1930 - 18 May 1930; Hills, Cleo A. 4 Sep 1924 - 1 Dec 1973; Hills, Trudy Jo d 12 Feb 1961; Hills, Pauline A 31 Aug 1938 - 7 Apr 1973; Hills, Frank S. 1856 - 10 Jun 1930; Hills, Emma S. (Everly) 1862 - 1946; Hills, Ansel H. 7 Apr 1892 - 21 Jul 1963; Hills, Jessie I. (Doman) 8 Jun 1937 - 8 Jan 1979; Hills, Dollie E. Proud 1873 - 20 Mar 1951.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Lee

Date: 9 Nov 2000

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas: Lee, Aaron S 163 V1, Lee, Mary J. 163 v1, Lee, Josie Owens 625 v 3. I think that these three people are g-grandparents and would like to have further information on them.

L.(Lee) Harbour LMHTeach1@aol.com

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p 163, New Lancaster Cemetery: Lot 127 - Lee, Dick A. 12 Oct 1888 - 19 Sep 1955.

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol I, p 163, New Lancaster Cemetery: Lot 134 - Lee, Aaron S. 30 Nov 1833 - 4 Dec 1902 age 69y 4d; Lee, Mary J. his wife 18 Apr 1837 - 1 Mar 1904 age 67y 10m 14d; Lee, Anna Lee 1864-1939; Lee, James L. 17 Feb 1867 - 29 Mar 1888; Lee, Mary 27 Nov 1874 - 18 Apr 1876 age 1y 4m 21d. Children of Aaron and Mary J. Lee.

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol III, p 625, Sharon Cemetery, Cass Co, MO: [listed alphabetically] Lee, Joseph Leslie 1898-1964; Lee, Josie Owen 21 Jul 1869 - 22 Oct 1888; Lee, Mark Allen no information; Lee, Mary Pauline no information; Lee, Ruben S. 5 Feb 1892 - 28 Dec 1889; Lee, Sarah E. 21 Feb 1833 - 4 Jul 1904.

Sean Furniss

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