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Query Surnames: Seever

Date: 19 November 2009

Query: Can you tell me what cemetery these folks are in? Seever, Belt E. 205-V2; Seever, C. Helms (Dutch) 205-V2; Seever, Dorinda 205-V2; Seever, Hiriam L. 205-V2; Seever, James F. 205-V2

Nicholas Kremer email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 205, Lane Cemetery, alphabetical listing of names by surname, no row or lot numbers: Seever, Dorinda (21 Dec) 1850 - (1 Aug) 1932; Seever, James F. 1856-1904; Seever, Belt E. 1879-1901; Seever, C. Helms ("Dutch") (5 Feb) 1878 - (22 [27?] Nov) 1927; Seever, Hiriam L. 1882-1920.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Jolley

Date: 10 November 2009

Query: Walter Taylor Jolley b. 21 Jul 1903 d. abt. 1988 Miami County, Kansas, shows on index, 267-V3.

Lois Dyer email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 267, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 27, no lot number: Jolley, Lois J. 9 Apr 1910 - 21 Jun 1972; Jolley, Walter T. 21 Jul 1903 - 16 Oct 1985.

Vol 1, p 65, Fontana Cemetery: Grave 41 - Jolly, Atlanta D. 1 Jan 1830 - 10 Oct 1864; Grave 52 - Jolley, Mary M. b 21 Mar 1927 [no date of death] mother of Cyrus and Mannen; Grave 53 - Jolley, Cyrus T. b 12 Jul 1867 d 21 Jul [no year]; Grave 54 - Jolley, Mannen 21 Jul 1871 [b/d?]; Grave 55 - Jolley, Jermiah 14 Apr 1822 - 5 Nov 1899.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Knepp, Woodman

Date: 3 November 2009

Query: Information listed for Nannie A. Knepp on page 305 Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. II. Also, could you send me the Birth Record information for the following people Knepp, A. R., Knepp, M. E., Knepp, N. A. p 32. Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS: Woodman, Charles K. 130-V1; Woodman, Donald 528-V3; Woodman, Emma E. 128-V1; Woodman, Jennie B. 130-V1; Woodman, Lester E. 130-V1; Woodman, Lois K. 130-V1; Woodman, Nannie A. 130-V1

Stephanie Sauls email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 128, Miami Cemetery, Row N: Lot 9 - Woodman, Emma 1858-1937

Vol 1, p 130, Miami Cemetery, Row Q: Lot 9 - Woodman, Nannie A. 1862 - 1935 mother; Lot 10 - Woodman, Charles K. 1855 - 1932 father; Lot 11 - Core, Gertrude (Woodman) 1885-1905 wife of H. B. Core; Lot 12 - Woodman, Jennie B. 31 Aug 1900 - 10 Oct 1900; Lot 13 - Woodman, Lester E. 1890 - 1919; Lot 14 - Woodman, Lois K. 1896 - 1925.

From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 528, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, North Half, Section II, Row 21, Lot 122: Woodman, Donald [no dates]

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 305, story of Morris Addison and Delia D. (Judson) Woodman submitted by Theressa Fleming. Abstracted as follows:

Morrison Addison Woodman (b 24 Oct 1930 Utica, NY; d 7 Apr 1920 Fallbrook, CA; bur Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fallbrook, CA; son of Pearce Woodman and Roxia Blair; gson of Sylvester Woodman and Meribah Brownell) m Jun 1853 in IN to Delia D. Judson (b 21 Mar 1836 Utica, NY; d 22 Mar 1928 Wildomer, Riverside Co, CA; bur Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fallbrook, CA; dau of Silas Judson Jr. and Mary Ann Lunnon; gdau of Silas Judson Sr. and Mary Whiting). Children: 1) Charles Kimball Woodman (b 28 Sep 1855 Galesburg, IL; d 19 Dec 1932 Paola, KS; m 5 Nov 1879 Centre Ridge, PA, to Nannie A Knepp; 2) John Irwin Woodman (b 15 May 1857; d 18 Jul 1896); 3) Emma Elanora Woodman (b 8 Nov 1858 Galesburg, IL; d 2 Apr 1937 Fallbrook, CA); 4) George Arthur Woodman (b 18 Sep 1865 Middle Creek Twp, Miami Co, KS; d 26 Jul 1908); 5) Jennie J. Woodman (b 4 Dec 1870 Paola, KS; d Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA; bur Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fallbrook, CA; m 21 Oct 1896 Fallbrook, CA, to Lewis Perry Fleming)

5) Jennie J. Woodman (b 4 Dec 1870 Paola, KS; d Whittier, Los Angeles Co., CA; bur Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fallbrook, CA; dau of Morrison Addison Woodman and Delia D. Judson) m 21 Oct 1896 Fallbrook, CA, to Lewis Perry Fleming. Children: a) Grace Fleming (b Jul 1897 Bonsall, CA; d 4 Sep 1993 Stanton, CA; m 14 Jul 1960 to Howard Fraser); b) Mabel Fleming (b 27 Jul 1898 Bonsall, CA; m Otto Heggstrom); c) Walter Fleming (b 28 Apr 1903 Fallbrook, CA; d 5 Aug 1989; m 8 May 1923 Los Angeles, CA, to Myrtle McIntire); d) Jessie Fleming (twin of James Fleming) (b 12 Aug 1906 Fallbrook, CA; d 22 Jul 1989 Fallbrook, CA; m 12 Aug 1932 National City, CA, to Clarence Kinney); e) James Fleming (twin of Jessie Fleming) (b 12 Aug 1906 Fallbrook, CA; d 17 Mar 1987 Florence, OR; m 18 Nov 1934 Fallbrook, CA, to Theressa Martin.

Information from Vital Records of Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth.

p 32 "17 Apr 1890 Unnamed Knepp, female, b Miami Twp, Miami Co, KS; father - A.R. Knepp, age 31, b. PA, farmer; mother - M.E. Knepp (no maiden name given), age 30, b KY, fifth child of mother, no residence listed."

p 32 "04 Aug 1890 Unnamed Woodman, male, b. Miami Twp, Miami Co, KS; father - C.K. Woodman, age 35, b. IL, farmer; mother - N.A. Knepp, age 29, b. PA, seventh child of mother, res Miami Twp., KS."

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Hunt

Date: 26 October 2009

Query: Solomon and Sarah Hunt are listed in "Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas" in Volume 1 on page 205.

Bill Kincaid email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 205, Spring Grove Cemetery, Row U, lot 11: Hunt, Solomon d 16 Oct 1879 age 70y; Hunt, Sarah d 21 Sep 1876 age 69y

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Padrick

Date: 7 October 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 41 Looking for: Padrick, J. V. 41-V3; Padrick, Maria 41-V3

Deb Holden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 41, Elmdale Cemetery, Section VI, Row 13, no lot numbers: Padrick, Maria 1855-1923; Padrick, J. V. 1855-1930.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Emmart, Emert

Date: 6 October 2009

Query: there are three Emmarts--Edward James, John, and Nellie M, page 59, WWI Draft Index. In Vol. 1, the following Emmarts are listed: Harold E. 377; Lydia Jane 155, 156+p; Nedra Evelyn Dennerline 377+p; Ronald Dean 377+p. In Vol.2, The following Emmarts are listed: Ed 47p; Matilda 135, 136+p; Mr. & Mrs. Lewis 33; Ruby 58. Emert: Darryl 189+p; Jeffrey Lloyd 189; Jennifer Louise 189; Judith Lou Kettler 188, 189+p

Eleanor email

Response: Information from World War I Draft Registration Cards, Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth. p 59, 2 entries "Edward James Emmart, age 20, b. Sept 1, 1898; auto student at Rahe's Auto & Tractor School, KCMO; nearest relative John Emmart, R#6, Box 64, Paola, KS. Medium height & build, blue eyes, dark brown hair. Home address R#6, Box 64, Paola, KS." "John Emmart, age 45, b. May 10, 1873; self-employed farmer, nearest relative - Nellie M. Emmart, R#6, Paola, KS. Short, stout build, blue eyes, dark hair. Home address R#6, Paola, KS

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, Kansas, Vol 1:

pp 155-6 Story of James Edward and Lydia Jane Edgell submitted by Mattie E. Roscoe. Includes wedding photograph of Lydia Jane and Edward James Edgell, 1896. Abstracted as follows:

James Edward Edgell (b 13 Sep 1872 Leavenworth Co, KS; d 6 Aug 1942; bur Pleasant Valley Cemetery) m 1896 to Lydia Jane Emmart (b 30 Sep 1865 Hampshire Co, VA; d 2 Jul 1943; bur Pleasant Valley Cemetery, m 1st to John David Morris [b 2 Jul 1852; d 23 Feb 1895; son of Pythagorus Morris and Margaret Hefflebower]). Mattie Roscoe is the daugther of James Edward Edgell.

p 377 Story of Nora Evelyn Dennerline Volland submitted by Nora Evelyn Dennerline Volland. Includes 2 photographs: 23 Nov 1961 - Edward Gene Emmart, Ronald Dean Emmart Nedra (Dennerline) Emmart, Mattie Pearl (Endicott) Dennerline; Apr 1982 Nedra Evelyn (Dennerline) Volland, Harry George Volland. Abstracted as follows:

Nedra Evelyn Dennerline (b 6 Mar 1922 Paola, KS; dau of John Edward Dennerline and Mattie Pearl Endicott Dennerline) m 1st 1944 Edward Gene Emmart; div; children: Edward Gene Emmart (b 28 Oct 1946, d 25 Apr 1968), Ronald Dean Emmart (b 16 Apr 1953, d 4 Aug 1977). m 2nd 6 Dec 1975 at Paola, KS, to Harry George Volland, Jr. Harry George Volland was widowed two times previously, 6 children - the two youngest were Rebecca Sue Volland and Deborah Marie Volland.

From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, Kansas, Vol 2:

p 33 Elk Grove Baptist Church. The article includes the following information: "At the regular meeting of the Spring Hill Baptist Church in July [1879], applications were made for letters and were granted to the following: ... Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Emmart, ..."

p 47 School photographs - Osage High School 1914 included is Ed Emmart.

p 58 Information about the Harmony Homemakers Club. Ruby Emmart was listed as a charter member.

pp 135-6 Story of Peter and Matilda (Emmart) Dellinger submitted by Margaret "Peg" Dellinger Haynes. Undated photograph of Jennie D., Elva, Peter, Matilda, Samuel Emmitt and Turner A. Abstracted as follows:

Peter Dellinger (b 12 Oct 1838 Shenandoah Valley, Hampshire Co, VA; d 1915; bur Bucyrus, KS; son of George Dellinger and Dorothea Helsey) m 18 May 1865 to Matilda Emmart (b 28 Jan 1858 Capon Bridge, WV; bur Bucyrus, KS; dau of Abraham W. Emmart and Elizabeth Jane Vance). Children: 1) Jennie D. Dellinger (b 1866, IL; m Louis Stayton); 2) S. Emmitt Dellinger (b 1869 Clay Twp, Lafayette Co. MO; m 1st Ethel Mary Mckinley; children: Mae A. Dellingeer [m Edward Rule], Chas. A. Dellinger [m Marie Helen Byerley); 3) Turner A. Dellinger (b Bucyrus, KS; m Lillian B. Priestly); 4) Elva Dellinger (b Bucyrus, KS; m Wm. Marion Braden). Peter Dellinger Sgt 1st Co H, I Regiment, Virginia Rangers, then third sergent Co C, 18th Virginia Cavalry, captured, released 8 May 1865.

pp 188-9 Story of Clarence and Lourena Kettler submitted by Lourena Kettler. Photograph of Lourena Kettler, Clarence Kettler, Bruce and Jean Anne Kettler, Hubert and Sarah Kettler, Keith and Avonne Kettler, Daryl and Judith Emert. Abstracted as follows:

Clarence Henry Kettler (b 31 Mar 1906; d 6 Oct 1984; son of Henry D. and Amelia Kettler) m 15 May 1936 Paola, KS, to Lourena Elizabeth Cutting (b 22 May 1915; dau of Eugene Wilber Cutting and Lizzie Ethel White). Chidren: 1) Judith Lou Kettler (b 7 Feb 1940; m Darryl Emert; children - Jeffrey Lloyd Emert, Jennifer Louise Emert); 2) Bruce Eugene Kettler (b 9 Jun 1947; m Jean Anne Herdman; children - Jonathan David Kettler, Benjamin Henry Kettler); 3) Keith Leroy Kettler (b 14 Sep 1949; m Katherine Avonne Hess; children - Neal Andrew Kettler, Brad Christopher Kettler); 4) Hubert Lynn Kettler (b 24 Dec 1950; m Sarah Lou Clayton; children - Lara Rachel Kettler, Jill Megan Kettler).

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Cooper, Stephenson, Sherwood

Date: 29 August 2009

Query: "Cemeteries of Miami, County Kansas": Benjamin T. Cooper, pg. 490 in volume 3; Edward Lee Cooper, pg. 547 in volume 3; Clarence E. Cooper, pg. 594 in volume 3; Dick Cooper, also on pg. 439 in volume 3; Wilmer Arthur Cooper, pg. 490 in volume 3; and Annis E. and John T. Stephenson, pg. 491, volume 3; Posey Cooper Sherwood, pg 491, volume 3

Kenneth Cooper email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 439, Paola Cemetery, Potter's Field, Row 15, no lot number: Cooper, Amanda - mother stone unreadable. Potter's Field, Row 16, no lot number: Cooper, Jennie May dau of Dick and Surrepta Cooper - moved to East Elmwood, lot 249 on 23 Oct 1991

Vol 3, p 490, Paola Cemetery, East Elmwood Addition, Row 11, Lot 21: Cooper, Sarepta 1858-1961; Cooper, Dick 25 Dec 1851 -18 Oct 1934

Vol 3, p 491, Paola Cemetery, East Elmwood Addition, Row 12, Lot 21: Stephenson, John T. husband 2 Oct 1878 - 8 Dec 1956; Stephenson, Annis E. wife 25 Nov 1885 - 25 Sep 1963; Sherwood, Posey Cooper d 19 Jun 1926; Cooper, Alva C. Father 1883-1960; Cooper, Benjamin T. 6 Apr 1875 - 29 Jan 1952; Cooper, Wilmer Arthur 25 Sep 1890 - 16 Jun 1963 Pvt US Army WW I; Cooper, Betty d 23 Aug 1930.

Vol 3, p 574, Paola Cemetery, East Elmwood Addition, Row 11, Lot 21, unmarked grave, no information: Cooper, Edward Lee

Vol 3, p 594, Glenwild Cemetery, Cass Co, MO, alpabetical list, no row or lot numbers: Cooper, Clarence E. 1911 - 22 Dec 1980.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Gatlin

Date: 13 August 2009

Query: Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 159 Nancy Jane Gatlin

Kathy Wieland email

Response: From Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 159, story of John and Nancy Gatlin, submitted by Janice Gatlin. Abstracted as follows:

John Gatlin (d 1869 Danvers, IL; bur Danvers, IL) mar 1845 to Nancy Jane Mayberry (bur Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, KS; dau of Jacob and Mary Mayberry). Children: James Gatlin (bur Danvers, IL); John W. Gatlin (bur Danvers, IL); Nancy E. Gatlin (bur Danvers, IL); Jessey Gatlin (bur Danvers, IL); George Gatlin (bur Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, KS); Mary Theodore Gatlin; Charles (twin of Joseph) Gatlin; Joseph (twin of Charles) Gatlin (bur Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, KS); Persilla Gatlin; Alexander Gatlin (bur Somerset Cemetery, Somerset, KS); Laura Gatlin; Frank Gatlin.

From Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 159, story of George and Mary Gatlin, submitted by Janice Gatlin. Abstracted as follows:

George Gatlin [presumed son of John Gatlin and Nancy Jane Mayberry, indicated but not specificaly noted in story] mar 1871 in IL to Mary Ellen Weamer. Children: Anna Gatlin (bur IL); John W. Gatlin; Nancy "Jennie" Gatlin Powell; Bertha Gatlin Glendening; Ida Gatlin Morgan; William "Bill" Gatlin; Dolly Gatlin; Evelyn Gatlin Ockl (bur CO); Charles Gatlin; Carrie Gatlin Ockl (bur CO); Nellie Gatlin Lane.

From Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 159, story of William and Bessie (Niles) Gatlin, submitted by Janice Gatlin. Abstracted as follows:

William "Bill" Gatlin [presumed son of George Gatlin and Mary Ellen Weamer, indicated but not specificaly noted in story] mar 1st Nov 1913 in Miami Co, KS, to Bessie Jane Niles (d 30 Sep 1927 Miami Co, KS); mar 2nd 1928 to Odus (Benedict) Keethler (2 children from previous marriage - Keith Ketthler, Noah Keethler). Children of William and Bessie: Charles Gatlin; Harold Gatlin; Viola Gatlin Brewer; Daniel Gatlin; Genevieve Gatlin Pearce; David Gatlin.

From Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 158, story of David and Katherine (Stephens) Gatlin, submitted by Janice Gatlin. Abstracted as follows:

David Gatlin [presumed son of William Gatlin and Bessie Niles, indicated but not specificaly noted in story] mar Nov 1943 to Katherine Stephens. Children: Virginia Gatlin Sweet; Jane Gatlin Surber; David Galin, II; Ronald Gatlin; Joyce Gatlin Klawoon; Janice Gatlin; Judy Gatlin; Rodney Gatlin; Jill Gatlin Sharp.

From Miami History and Stories, Vol 2, p 158, story of Daniel A. and Mary Lou Gatlin, submitted by D. A. Gatlin. Abstracted as follows:

Daniel Albert Gatlin (b 2 Dec 1922 Louisburg, KS; son of William Henry Gatlin and Bessie Jane Niles; paternal grandparents George J. Gatlin [b 13 Feb 1847 IL; d Miami Co, KS; mar 17 Jan 1871] and Mary Ellin Weamer [b 1 Sep 1853 IN]; maternal grandparents Joseph W. Niles [b 8 Aug 1859 VT; d Paola, KS; mar 19 Oct 1892] and Addie F. Haughn/Hughn [b 4 Apr 1873 IL; d Paola, KS]. He married Mary Lue Dame on 24 Jan 1945. Children: Evelyn Dian Gatlin (b 1948); Mary Ellin Gatlin (b 1950); Daniel Alexandra Gatlin (b 1951); Sarah Christine Gatlin (b 1953); Mark Anthoney Gatlin (b 1955)

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames:

Date: 4 August 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II, p 90 - J. H. Burton.

Linda F. Beebe email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 90, Old Louisburg Cemetery, Row 6, Lot M 52: Burton, Louie d 17 Jan 1874 age 4m 12d son of J. H. and E. E.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Eckart

Date: 7 July 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami Co, Kansas: 367-V3, Eckart, John; Eckart, Lorinda C 366-V3; Eckart, John C: Eckart, Leona A: Eckart, Infant Daughter

Stan Gorden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 366, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, Section I, South Half, row 54, lot 267: Eckart, Leona A. 25 Sep 1905 - [no death date]; Eckart, infant daughter 4 Jun 1946; Eckart, John C. 23 Aug 1893 - 19 Apr 1956.

p 367, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, Section I, South Half, row 55, lot 267: Eckart, Lorinda C. 1856-1945; Eckart, John 1852-1934.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Miller

Date: 8 June 2009

Query: The graves of Harman and Myra Miller, the index of the cemetery listings indicates that they appear on 374-V3 and 380-V3. Harman was one of my paternal grandmother's brothers, and I'd like to establish the dates of his birth and death, if possible.

Gary Williams email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 374, Paola Cemetery, East Chippewa Addition, Row 1, Lot 71: Miller, Herman 16 Jul 1861 - 17 Apr 1939; Miller, Mary Belle 23 Jan 1870 - 15 Jan 1946.

Vol 3, p 380, Paola Cemetery, East Addition, North Half, Row 3, Lot 51: Miller, Gladys G. 21 Jul 1898 - 26 Sep 1969; Miller, Dick Dewey 1898 - 1987 SEA 2 US Navy WWI.

Vol 3, pp 374 and 380, Paola Cemetery, East Addition, North Half, Row 4, Lot 51: Miller, Harman 1859-1929 father; Miller, Myra J. 1861-1936 his wife, mother.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Dorman

Date: 7 June 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 316: Dorman, Edwin B. and his wife Emma

Kay Brett email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 316, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, North Half, Section I, Row 14, Lot 88: Dorman, Emma 1861-1940; Dorman, Edwin B. 1856-1941.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Perkins

Date: 6 June 2009

Query: Please look up A. Perkins Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 563

Deb M email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 563, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, Lot 78: Perkins, A. - no additional data.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Morgan

Date: 31 May 2009

Query: I am intersted in W.H. Morgan and Lucinda Morgan indexed in Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. II, pg 88.

Vicki Hutchison email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 88, Old Louisburg Cemetery, Middle Section, South Part, S End Row 4, Lot M 33: Morgan, Emily d 25 Jul 1873 age 1(?)m 1d dau of W. H. and L.; Morgan, Lucinda 1857-1925; Morgan, Charley Scott 1896 - 17 Jul 1973.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Edwards

Date: 22 May 2009

Query: Look up in the Cemetery Book Volume 3 page 371-372 for Helen Perry Edwards and her husband John Addison Edwards.

Margaret Hawkins email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, pp 371-372, Paola Cemetery, North Addition, Row 63, Lot 321: Edwards, Helen Perry 17 Feb 1874 - 11 Feb 1946; Edwards, John Addison 23 Jan 1874 - 4 Oct 1958; Edwards, Hannah Elizabeth 2 Oct 1914 - 4 Aug 1981 daughter "Buried at Sea".

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Bishop

Date: 19 May 2009

Query: I am researching Philander C Bishop (1806-1893) and wife Emily C. (Allen) Bishop (1814-1893) and son, Morris Bishop (abt 1847-1925) who were long time residents of Osawatomie,Miami County,KS, and would be happy to share information with others researching this family

CR Troemel email

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Query Surnames: Maine

Date: 15 May 2009

Query: Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas, Vol. II, page 71 - Samuel S. Maine.

Anna email

Response: From Family Histories and Stories of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 71, information about the organization Vetrans of World War I of the USA, Inc., Barracks No. 2435, Osawatomie, Kansas, Samuel S. Maine was a member.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames:

Date: 13 April 2009

Query: From Index of Births, 1844 - 1911: Rowe, Ella M 33; Rowe Elmer, 91; Rowe, Ida M 73. I did find the solution to why Elmer and Estella's two children were relinquished for adoption at the Miami Co site! Elmer died before Estella, in 1912. She died of cancer in 1915. Her mother was about 61 then. Most of his siblings and his mother were dead.

Sandi Rose email

Response: Information from Vital Records of Miami County, Kansas, as abstracted and indexed by Patricia Merrill Hollingsworth.

p 33 "19 Jan 1889 Earl Wilson, male, b. West Valley Twp., Miami Co., KS; father - Ed H. Wilson, age 33, b KS, farmer; mother - Ella M. Rowe, age 26, b. MO, second child of mother, res Weat [sic] Valley Twp., KS."

p 73 "02 Mar 1903 Unnamed Giles, male, b. Beagle, Miami Co., KS; father - H. W. Giles, age 22, b KS, farmer; mother - Ida M. Rowe, age 25, b. KS, first child of mother, res Beagle, KS."

p 91 "8 Feb 1910 Unnamed Rowe, female, b. Beagle, Miami Co., KS; father - Elmer Rowe, American, Laborer, no further information; mother - Stella Day, American, third child of mother, res Beagle, KS, no other information"

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Paddock

Date: 9 April 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 251: Paddock, Bernice C.; Paddock, Elmer S.

Donna J Schmidt email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 251, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 7, no lot number: Paddock, Elmer S. 1 Jan 1893 - 4 Feb 1960 WW I 6 Div 318 Engrs Co E Cpl; Paddock, Bernice C. 6 Aug 1897 - [no date of death]

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Cornwell

Date: 3 April 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, p 547: Cornwell, Winifred; Cornwell, Dodd; Cornwell, Dorothy

Stan Gorden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 547, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, Row 13, Lot 313: Cornwell, Winifred 1878 - 1962; Cornewll, Dodd 1874 - 1962; Cornwell, Dorothy 19 Dec 1901 - 8 Apr 1908.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Bruntz

Date: 28 March 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III: p 186 - Bruntz, Albert William; Bruntz, Atlanta; p 560 - Bruntz, Rueben

Stan Gorden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 186, Osawatomie Cemetery, Row 9, no lot number: Bruntz, Atlanta 2 Jun 1873 - 29 Jun 1945; Bruntz, Albert Wm 12 Feb 1899 - 15 Jul 1978 Pvt USMC WW I and II.

Vol 3, p 560, Paola Cemetery, East Chippewa Addition, lot 93, no marker found: Bruntz, Reuben [no dates]

Vol 3, p 377, Paola Cemetery, East Chippewa Addition, Row 14, lot 93: Burks, Mertie H. 24 Jun 1870 - 22 Jul 1948; Burks, William F. 10 Nov 1871 - 24 Sep 1934.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Bryan

Date: 22 March 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III, pp 547-8: Bryan, Edna; Bryan, Anderson; Bryan, Anna S.

Stan Gorden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 547, Paola Cemetery, Elmwood Addition, Row 12, Lot 313: Bryan, Anderson B. 1878 - 1962; Bryan, Anna S. 1850 - 1935.

Row 14, Lot 313: McCabe, Mattie Bryan 1879 - 1936; McCabe, Joseph 26 Aug 1883 - 30 Oct 1961 Cpl Btry A 45th Arty CAC WW I.

Row 14, Lot 313: Bryan, Edna 1875 - 1953.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: McBride, Prugh

Date: 17 March 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III: Prugh, J. W., 431-V3, 432-V3; Prugh, M. Adell, Book 432-V3; Prugh, M. Adell McBride, Book 431-V3; Prugh, Martha A., Book 431-V3, 432-V3; Prugh, Lyle, Book 431-V3; McBride, John, Book 432-V3; McBride, Nancy, Book 432-V3; McBride, Nettie, Book 568-V3; McBride, Robert, Book 568-V3

Beth Gorden email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 431, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, North Half, Section II, Row 19, Lot 269:

Prugh, Nellie d 16 Oct 1851 age 2m 26d dau of J. W. and M. A. Prugh; Prugh, Dora d 26 Apr 1876 age 6m 28d dau of J. M. and M. A. Bailey

Prugh, M. Adell 23 Feb 1840 - 4 Nov 1876 wife of J. W. Prugh; Prugh, J. W. 8 May 1839 - 8 Oct 1905

Prugh, Lyle d 9 Oct 1876 age 1m 2d; Prugh, Orville d 10 Nov 1876 age 2m 3d

Prugh, Martha A. 4 Feb 1848 - 4 Mar 1927 wife of J. W. Prugh

Vol 3, p 432, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, North Half, Section II, Row 20, Lot 269:

Prugh, J. W. 1839-1905; Prugh, M. Adell 1840-1876; Prugh, Lyle and Orville [no dates]

McBride, Nancy d 16 Aug 1875 age 59y 10m 13d wife of J. McBride; McBride, John b Perry Co, PA 17 Mar 1810 - d 15 Jun 1896 age 86y 2m 28d

Vol 3, p 568, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove Addition, Lot 269 unmarked grave: McBride Infant, child of Robert and Nettie McBride [no additional data]

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Ayres

Date: 10 March 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol II, p 12, Thomas W. Ayres and his family

Chris Smithson email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 12, Ayres Cemetery (aka Holding Cemetery): Lot 2 - Ayres, Felix M. 8 Dec 1841 - 7 Feb 1916 Co C, 15 KS Vol Inf, and Ayres, Ellen b 7 Dec 1842 - no date death, his wife; Lot 4 - Ayres, A. B. 1839 - 1901, and Ayres, Pheobe L. 1848 - 1882, his wife; Lot 5 - Ayres, Thomas W. d 1 Feb 1887, age 80y 9m and Ayres, Eliza d 2 Nov 1890, age 77y 3m 2d; Lot 6 - Ayres, Thomas J. 5 Nov 1845 - 25 May 1873, age 27y 6m 20d, son of T. W. and Eliza; Lot 7 - Ayres, Clarainda J. 6 Nov 1848 - 25 Jan 1861, age 12y 2m 19d, dau of T. W. and Eliza. Gateway arch says "Home Holding." Stones read by Eva Stiles great-granddaughter of Thomas W. and Eliza Ayres.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Dawson, Starkey

Date: 25 February 2009

Query: Allie Sarah Dawson/Starkey born July 5, 1866. Paola, Miami Co.KS. per her Obituary. Married Charles Herman Starkey in Butler MO. 1883. Children: Nellie Mae b in MO '83, Charles Henry b in MO. '85 and Viola b Eldorado, Butler Co. KS. Mar. 28, 1890. Starkey Family moved to Cardiff, CO. by 1893 to follow Starkey's Railroad occupation. Unable to find Allie Sarah's parents or siblings. Some in the more current Family thought Allie was of American Indian decent, which she wouldn't admit to. Any information appreciated.

Charlene Hickerson email

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Query Surnames: Ames

Date: 16 February 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol I, p 111, Madison Ames

Elizabeth Meyer email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 1, p 111, Jingo Cemetery, Row 10, Plot 39: Ames, Madison 14 Nov 1830 - 22 Mar 1886 Co C 12 Volunteer

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Martin

Date: 23 January 2009

Query: I am interested in a burial for Alfred B. Martin 462-V3 in Miami Co. Kansas.

Cathie Van Horne email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 3, p 462, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove, Southern Half, Section I, Row 37, Lot 384: Marin, Alfred B. b 25 Sep 1841 St. Joseph Co, MO - d 14 Oct 1887.

Sean Furniss

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Query Surnames: Lockmon, Ludwig

Date: 4 January 2009

Query: Cemeteries of Miami County, Kansas, Vol III I am looking for the information on the following names from the Index of Cemeteries of Miami County: Lockmon, George W. 150-V2; Lockmon, Rosetta C. 150-V2; Ludwig, Edward F. 325-V3; Ludwig, Harry C. 324-V3; Ludwig, Margaret E. 325-V3; Ludwig, Sarah P. 569-V3; Ludwig, (first name unknown) 665-V3

Amy Adams email

Response: From Cemeteries of Miami Co, KS, Vol 2, p 150, Scott Valley Cemetery, Row 1, S Half, E Side, Lot 17S: Lockmon, George W. 5 Mar 1869 - 29 Apr 1908 father; Lockmon, Rosetta C. 20 Dec 1874 - 24 Oct 1966 mother.

Vol 3, p 324, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, North Half, Section II, row 15, Lot 175: Ludwig, Harry C. 8 May 1903 - 2 Jan 1942.

Vol 3, p 325, Paola Cemetery, North Addition I, North Half, Section II, row 16, Lot 175: Ludwig, Edward F. 1872-1958; Ludwig, Margaret E. 1872-1965.

Vol 3, p 569, Paola Cemetery, Oak Grove addition, unmarked grave, lot 290: Ludwig, Sarah P. [no dates]

Vol 3, p 665, Old Louisburg Cemetery, unmarked grave, lot 413: Ludwig [surname only, no dates]

Sean Furniss

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