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Topic: Grace James R (Samuel, William, Emma & Marth Brown)
From:
Date: Thursday, March 25, 1999 07:48 AM

James R Grace and Martha Brown From In dependance Ks.

Emma died in Douglas, Kansas. She married Joseph Eli Silks in Greenfield, Mo. 1904.
Emma was a GRACE before she married Eli.
Emma was born in Independance, Kansas March 24, 1877. daughter

Joseph Eli Silks, Emma Silks, William Franklin Silks All buried in Douglas Ks.
I wonder how I could find out the Cemetary they are in.

Joseph Eli Silks (out of Joseph, Abraham, Davi1) was born in Penn. July 24, 1856. Joseph died in Douglas, Kansas. He married twice. He married Florence Silks in Atchison Ks. Then He married Emma (Olds other husbands name) Grace born in Independance, Kansas.

Joseph Eli Silks and Florence Silks had the following child:
Dora ? was born on (birth date unknown).

1) Joseph Eli Silks and Emma Olds Grace had the following children:
Hennretta Naomi Silks was born August 7, 1906.

2) William Frank Silks was born in Elmdale, Kansas February 21, 1914. William died February 23, 1927 in Douglas, Kansas, at 13 years of age.

3) Jesse Edward Silks was born April 11, 1918 in Douglas, Kansas
died in Lamont Ok. Oct 14 1994

It was just found out that Emma and Eli Silks had another child in Everton Mo. named Douglas Silks in 1904.


Topic: Elizabeth A. MCBEAN 1917
From: Thomas L. Searle
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 08:44 AM

Elizabeth Ann SEARLE MCBEAN died 20 Aug 1917
Coffeyville,Montgomery Co,Ks
does any one family tree information on her family. I am From her oldest brother George's side. and would like to complete the Tree.

Thanks Thomas L. Searle

From: Ivan
Date: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 01:20 PM

HI THOMAS:
I AM GOING TO PASS THIS ON TO YOU, WE HAVE (SEARL) LIVING IN LINN COUNTY
KANSAS. I DON'T KNOW IF THESE ARE OF ANY HELP. HOWARD AND LEON, THE ONLY
THING IS THEY DON'T HAVE AND (E) ON THE LAST NAME.
IVAN


Topic: SILAS TILMAN BUSBY
From: Jay
Date: Thursday, March 18, 1999 08:58 PM

LOOKING FOR SILAS TILMAN BUSBY. HE IS TO BELEIVED TO HAVE HAD A FARM IN THE LATE 1890-1901.HE MAY BE BURIED IN HAVANA KS. ANY ONE WITH ANY INFO. ON THE BUSBYS IN SOUTHEAST KS. PLMK.

JAY


Topic: LIPSEY
From:
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 1999 12:21 PM

Lemuel J. LIPSEY (b. 7 Aug 1840, OH) and Roxa L. BALL LIPSEY (b. ca 1843, OH) were apparently living near Coffeyville or Caney, KS, at the time of Roxa's death on 8 April 1922. Seeking obit for her, any other information on family, including children Harry (b. 1864), William S. (b. 1866), Mary E. (b. 1868), John (b. 1872), Laura B. (b. 1873), and Mirlle (b. 1876).


Topic: John William Lane
From: Patti
Date: Monday, March 15, 1999 07:33 PM

Looking for information on g-grandfather, John William Lane b.1849 IL., mar. Sarah Isabell Fletcher. They had 8 children. John d.1903.The story handed down said he was killed in his leather shop. He lived in
Montgomery Co. from 1880 til his death. Sarah remained there until her death in 1940.
Both are buried in Fawn Creek Cemetery, near
Tyro. John's parents were from England, but I have yet to find out there names. Any help would be great. Thanks, Patti


Topic: SIMS, SIMES, PEBLEY, SHARP
From:
Date: Sunday, March 14, 1999 07:09 PM

SIMS, SIMES, PEBLEY, SHARP
James Edward SIMS, son of James SIMES, b. 17 Sept 1857, died 20 March 1940 in Caney, Montgomery County, Kansas. James married Mary Serena PEBLEY on 14 Feb 1879. James' siblings: Henry E., Perry W., Lilwellyn, Lizzie N., Ida Gertrude, E.A. Mary was daughter of Newton PEBLEY and Martha Ann SHARP. James and Mary's children: Edna Mary, Ray, Miles, William, Mable, Maud, Viola, Georgia Annie, Ethel and James R. Looking to share information.


Topic: James & Nancy Johnson
From:
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 1999 08:53 PM

See message posted for James & Nancy Johnson in Wilson Co, KS.
Thanks.


Topic: What happened to Charles W. Mikel?
From:
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 1999 03:30 PM

In the 1870 Census Charles W. MIKEL was living in Montgomery Co. with his wife Lucinda Elizabeth Stewart MIKEL and small children. In 1874 she has moved back to Missouri as a widow and remarries. What happened to Charles Mikel. I presume he either had an accident or a fatal illness. Are there newspapers which would give an obituary, or report of an accident, or cemetery records which could perhaps help me locate his burial? Or does someone know about him?


Topic: CLARK
From:
Date: Monday, March 01, 1999 10:37 AM

Trying to get any available information on Laverne Lorraine Clark (married name). Maiden name unavailable. Married Raymond F. Clark in independence, and died 1934 in or near Independence. Any help is appreciated.


Topic: SHOEMAKER/WERNER/MCFARLAND
From: dottyk@vrone.net
Date: Sunday, February 28, 1999 10:55 PM

Is there a transcription of tombstones from the Fairview cemetery in or near Coffeyville? Understand that George W. Shoemaker was buried there ca 1912. Am wondering if there is any record of his wife Malinda (McFarland) Shoemaker, his stepsons Francis and William Werner, or possibly his mother-in-law Matilda McFarland being buried there also. Would like to hear from any descendants of this family. Other children mentioned in George's obituary were Mrs. William Biggerstaff of Coffeyville, Mrs. Charley Ozburn and Mr. Albert Shoemaker of Nowata, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Norman Blair of Kenawa, Oklahoma. Email direct to dottyk@vrone.net please.


Topic: ROUT
From:
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 10:19 PM

Would like to contact any relative of Hanson Rout. He was in Montgomery County during the 1880's. Any information would be appreciated


Topic: Speck
From:
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 09:01 AM

John Matthew Speck lived in Coffeyville Kansas. Married to Anna Roles. His father was James Matthew Speck, mother was Amanda Jane Fultz. Anymore info would be great.


Topic: Imel
From:
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 08:57 AM

Searching for more info on William Imel, born April 6,1883, died July 25,1950.He lived in Elk City, Kansas. His father is also named William Imel. I would like any info.


Topic: Sayre
From:
Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 08:53 AM

Looking for info on Aaron Smith Sayre,lived in Elk City. Married to Sarah Isabelle Jones.Does anybody know when he died?


Topic: Surname: OSBORN
From:
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 06:56 AM

I believe that my grandparents lived in Montgomery Co. (Coffeyville) at the time of the 1920 census and would like to know if their names appear. They are Everett P. Osborn Sr. and Margaret. Sons listed with them would be Phillip, Richard and Everett Jr. who may be listed as Junior or Bud.


Topic: HUFFMAN, Ira
From: Don Huffman crfordy@thegrid.net
Date: Saturday, February 20, 1999 03:11 PM

Please help me find Ira HUFFMAN. He was born in NC or IN about 1824. He went to the Coffeeville area from Parke County IN about 1845to 1850. Please contact me with ANY information. Thank You
Don Huffman
crfordy@thegrid.net

From: Janie
Date: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 05:58 PM

Hello, My sister is married to a Gibson here in Newton Co., MO., and he has an Ira Huffman in his family lines. We live just outside of Neosho, Mo.. In fact, I think that this name is signed on the marriage license of my mother's first marriage. Email me at wyrick@netins.net. My name is Janie M. Gaw-Frost I'll try to help if I can. LOL Janie

From: Dawn Kohlhorst
Date: Friday, February 15, 2002 09:23 AM

I'm trying to find the family of Joseph Martin Huffman b. 1923, Havana, KS... He was married more than once and has children from the marriages... Joe is a pilot, and served in WWII-Italy 1944-45. Has a son named Martin Lynn. Joes parents are Ross Linn Huffman 4-12-1888-1965-buried Havana, KS and Bessie Mae Furnas (Huffman)headstone in Havana, KS, but buried in Sarpy County, NE. (HAVE HER gen INFORMATION) m. in 1909. Bessie is from the Havana, Independence, KS area. Joe's Grandparents were Alice S. 1864-1932 buried Havana, KS and John J. Huffman b.1861, buried Havana, KS 1933..
Joe Huffman was last seen in Omaha NE area 25 years ago.
I located a posting on rootsweb from the above mentioned son on Joe, named Martin Lynn Huffman. He stated that my grandfather had traced the family tree back to the 1500's in Germany and that Baltzar Hoffman/Huffman was directly related to the family,Siegen, Germany, and that the first family to enter US was in
1714, Virginia by the name of Johann Huffman/Hoffman. The e~mail address is no longer valid and I have called, and called trying to find Martin Huffman, with no luck...
I would like to request that you send me any information you may have on the Huffman/Hoffman's as I may have to start from the opposite end for my search.
I know that he is related because of some of the information above was stated, that I already had... I have sent for my grandfathers service records, but they where burnt in the fire the government had. Most H's where.
Sincerely,
Dawn Kohlhorst
Texas


Topic: SWAYZE, ADAMS, GARRISON
From: Cindy
Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 03:31 PM

I am looking for any information on Caleb Swayze that married Sophia Adams. They had seven children-William Otis Swayze, Robert Ray Swayze, Robert George Swayze, Avis Charles Swayze, Wellington Herbert Swayze, Mary Caroline Swayze and Daisy Mae Swayze. According to Sophia's fathers probate records Sophia was living in Coffeyville, Kansas. Sophia's parents were Robert A. Adams and Caroline Garrison. I would like to know if these people were in Coffeyville around 1897 or earlier. Would like to know who the children's spouse were, etc. And also would like to know if Caroline Garrison is buried there. Thanks from Cindy


Topic: John Roland Watkins
From: Virginia
Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 02:41 PM

I am searching for information about JOHN ROLAND WATKINS, born 1878, in Conway County, Arkansas. He arrived in Coffeeville, Kansas in the early 1900's to work in a coal mine. He was killed in a cave in at the mine. I would like to know his date of death and place of burial. John was an orphan from Conway County, Arkansas and supposedly traveled to Coffeeville with the COUCH and WILLIAMS families. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Virginia


Topic: CLARK
From: Janice Bertolini janbert@northcoast.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 10:52 PM

Seek descendents of William Henry Harrison CLARK 1839 - 1924 and Martha Elizabeth WESTBROOK 1841 - 1936.

Janice Bertolini
3320 Prairie Ave.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-6003
janbert@northcoast.com


Topic: BAKER
From: Janice Bertolini janbert@northcoast.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 10:47 PM

Seek descendents of William E. BAKER 1850 -1921 and Isabel ROBERTSON 1852 - 1922.

Janice Bertolini
3320 Prairie Ave.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-6003
janbert@northcoast.com


Topic: DOOP
From: Jim Cook jimcook@gorilla.net
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:24 PM

David W. Doop is listed as being a pensioner in Cherryvale. My great, great grandfather was a David W. Doop. My grandmother was Emma Frances (Doop) Cook. She died in Independence in 1918. Any information would be appreciated.

Jim Cook
jimcook@gorilla.net


Topic: STONE & MARTIN
From: Judith Chambers d&jchambers@pahrump.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:22 PM

Seeking information on Alice MARTIN b. 1880 in Cherry Creek (White Pine County) NV, m. Howard STONE, d in Coffeyville (Montgomery County), KS

Judith Chambers
d&jchambers@pahrump.com


Topic: STERLING
From: Linda Kmiecik tonky@npwt.net
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:20 PM

Seeking descendants of, info on & burial place of James Bromfield STERLING, born 1853-1856, prob. Athens Co., OH, last known living in 1920 in Caney, Montgomery Co., KS with son Frank Sterling, and was divorced from wife Pauline(Williamson) Sterling Mailing address (optional): 332 S. 8th St., Girard, IL 62640-1423

Linda Kmiecik
tonky@npwt.net


Topic: GARDNER
From: Lynn Brod Lynnmbrn@aol.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:19 PM

In search of information of Frank GARDNER, in Cherryville, Montgomery Co. at time of my grandmother's (Mildred)birth, 5 Oct 1910. His birth date and place is unknown, parents unknown. Married to Mary Elisabeth Langwell. Had 2nd child about 1913, named Arnold. Both Frank and Arnold died about 1916 in Diptheria epidemic - dates and places unknown. Need lots of help. Any bit of information elcomed. Have descendants to share.

Lynn Brod
Lynnmbrn@aol.com


Topic: LANGWELL, LANGWILL
From: Lynn Brod Lynnmbrn@aol.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:17 PM

In search of information related to the Langwell/Langwill Families who migrated to Montgomery County 1900-1910. My ggm was Rosa Rook Langwell, widow of John C. Langwell of Dade County, Missouri. (He also lived in AR, IL and IN.) Have info to share regarding history and descendants.

Lynn Brod
Lynnmbrn@aol.com


Topic: ROOK
From: Lynn Brod Lynnmbrn@aol.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:15 PM

Looking for information related to the ROOK family who moved to Montgomery County from Dade County, Missouri. Have information to share about my ggm Rosa ROOK, and some of her descendants.

Lynn Brod
Lynnmbrn@aol.com


Topic: BISHOP
From: Leah McCalmon McCalmon@AOL.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:14 PM

Searching for identifying information on Dallas Bishop born 1 Jun 1918 and died Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas 14 Jun 1988. Who were his parents, wife and children, etc. Want to see if he is right Dallas Bishop for my line. Thanks for any assistance. Mailing address: 4208 Highway 112 North, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72704

Leah McCalmon
McCalmon@AOL.com

From: Shirley Noyes gramarbest@aol.com
Date: Friday, February 19, 1999 06:06 PM

I have a Dallas Monroe "Bud"Bishop in my family line b Jan 5, 1912 MO, d Oct 5, 1998 MO.

Shirley


Topic: LEHMAN,LAYMAN,LEMON
From: Earl R. Layman elayman814@aol.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:10 PM

Christopher Layman was b. abt. 1780 in Jefferson Co., TN. He d: bef. 1835 in TN. He m. Elizabeth Brimer May 12, 1813 in Jefferson Co., TN. Elizabeth d: abt. 1855 in Sevier Co TN.Their children were:
(1)Henry Layman, b: February 25, 1814 in Sevier Co.,TN.; d: September 29, 1895 in Sevier Co TN. Henry m. Mary Polly Burchfield, March 28, 1839. Polly was b: February 1822 in prob Sevier Co., TN. Polly d: June 29, 1905 in Sevier Co TN.
(2) Anna Layman b: 1824 in TN;
(3) Daniel Layman, b: Abt. 1818 in Tn., d: October 16, 1888 in prob Montgomery Co, KS. Daniel m. Anna Adaline Pate;
(4) John Layman, b: abt. 1825 d: December 03, 1869 in Sevier Co., TN., m. Virena Thurman; .
(5) Barbary Layman, b: Abt. 1826;
(6) Asa Layman b: August 04, 1831 in
Sevier Co., TN; d: June 23, 1923 in Lucas KS. Asa m. Margaret;
(7) William Vineyard Layman, b: February 24, 1835 in TN. d: November 06, 1913 in Jefferson Co., TN, m. Mary Ann Keeler;
(8) Adeline Layman, b: June 05, 1830.
I would like to exchange information with anyone interested in this line.

Earl R. Layman
elayman814@aol.com


Topic: SMITH
From: Jacquelyn Bonds jbonds@cswnet.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:05 PM

I am looking for descendants of Abram Lindsey Smith who was born in Ripley Co., Balltown, Indiana, in 1865. He was reared by his uncle, David Smith, in Kansas City. Later, he worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad, from Van Buren, Arkansas, to Coffeyville, Montgomery Co., Kansas. I have heard that he had a first marriage and an entire family elsewhere. Can anyone help?

Jacquelyn Bonds
jbonds@cswnet.com


Topic: GRAHAM
From: LaVere Miller levere@wavecom.net
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:04 PM

My information is that Allen Graham homesteaded the land on which Coffeyville, KS now stands. Can anyone confirm this? Mailing address: Box 87, Story, WY 82842

LaVere Miller
levere@wavecom.net


Topic: BETTS
From: BOB BUTLER bobutlerII@prodigy.net
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 01:00 PM

I am interested in finding information of George W. Betts. His mother, Mary Catherine Butler Betts Alexander lived with George W. Betts in Caney KS at her death in 1905. I understand that there are still Betts' living in the Caney area at this time and if they are related to Mary Catherine and her husband Isaac I would be interested.

BOB BUTLER
bobutlerII@prodigy.net


Topic: TALLENTIRE
From: Rick Housh RickHoush@earthlink.net
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 12:58 PM

Howard and Margaret (Tedrick) Tallentire, originally from Ohio, were reportedly married in 1876 in Fort Scott and moved very soon to Independence, KS. While in Independence they had four children on which I have the following information I am not sure is correct:
Homer Tallentire, b. 1879
Mable Eleanor Tallentire, b. 1883
Russell Bruce Tallentire, b. 11-29-1885
Alice Tallentire, b. (unknown)
I believe Alice is the youngest, but am not sure. Anything anyone has would be appreciated. Margaret was my g-grandfather's sister (just discovered by me). Mailing address: 5811 West 85th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66207

Rick Housh
RickHoush@earthlink.net


Topic: GODWIN
From: Tom J. McBride tmcbr54493@aol.com
Date: Thursday, February 18, 1999 12:51 PM

John Burton Godwin and wife Sarah (Halberstadt) Godwin came from Sullivan, IN to Tyro, Montgomery Co., KS about 1881-1882 and had a small farm there. John was b. 1829 DE and d. 1884 KS; Sarah was b. 1831 IN and d. 1904 KS (both buried in Independence). Children were:
William D. b. 1856 IN; m. Sarah Surface 1885 KS.
Lena b. 1858 IN; m. T. P. McBride 1881 IN and d. 1885 IN.
Sarah E. b. 1861 IN; m. R.M. Dobson 1886 KS; d. 1938 KS (both buried in Independence)
Louisa b. 1862 IN.
Mary Lucy b. 1865 IN; m. Clement Mason KS, later m. Sterling.
Ida M. b. 1868 IN; m. Charles Jones 1887 KS.
Margaret b. 1872 IN; m. L. Edgar Dales 1893 KS.
Assistance on tracing/adding to information on any of the above greatly appreciated! Mailing address: 1221 Mayberry Ln., State College, PA 16801

Tom J. McBride
tmcbr54493@aol.com


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