|Norton County Kansas Queries|
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Davis, Dolsby, Ehly, Enoch,
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Jones, Kelly, Layton,
Lee, Maine, Mantz,
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Syphers, Thompson, Ward,
Waters, Webber, Wilcox,
Blashell THOMPSON b. 31 Jan 1847 in Iowa son of William McMillan and Sarah
(Bell) THOMPSON. Married 12 Mar 1868 in Leavenworth Co., KS to Martha Ora
BRISTO. Their children were: Henry; Charlotte "Lottie" married ? BLEAKLY; Baecher;
and Kate. Robert Blashell THOMPSON died 1888 and is buried in High Prairie
Cemetery in Leavenworth Co., KS. His wife Ora moved to Topeka, Shawnee
Co., KS by the 1900 Census year. Would like to share information on this
I am looking for information on Hurley R.
Hogue of Kansas. He was born March 31, 1885 county unknown. He married
Holmes of Labette County, KS between 1900 and1919. They moved to Portland,
OR around 1919. Della Holmes was the daughter of Charles and Susie Holmes
of Labette County. Della was born in 1889 . If anyone has any information
on a Hogue/Hoge/Hogg/Hoag family in Kansas, please notify me.
Am interested in any history concerning the
surname MINDRUP in the counties of Norton (primary one), Sheridan, Decatur,
Graham, Phillips, and Rooks, Smith, and Mitchell
I am seeking info on James Peter and Maria
Barbara (WORLEY) GOODWIN who lived in Norton Co., KS in 1900. Any info
will be very much appreciated.
I am interested in information
on my G-Grandfather. Nathan N. Hudson who died in Norton County on February
16, 1896. He was married to Minnie Lydia Carlton. Would like any info on
Norton County. Info on Martin Dolsby Died
1923, Norton, Kansas. Married to Mary McHenry Died 1931, Norton, Kansas.
would also like info on there parents etc.
I need info concerning Mary Cole and her son
Ame Cole of Norton Co., Kansas. Also any of her ancestors. She is my
I am searching for any ancestry information
on the name Schrooten. My great-grandmother was Laura Schrooten. She was
the daughter of Herman and Sarah (?) Schrooten. She was born in Norton
County Jan. 8, 1885 and moved to Jackson County in about 1895. She was
the youngest of seven children: Anna E., Norah, Elma, Pearl, Henry, Floyd.
She married Ora Anderson Young on 5/6/04 probably in Jackson Co. In 1907
they moved to Kearny County. It is believed that some of her family resided
in Osage Co. I need information on her parents, Herman and Sarah, I have
nothing on them, no dates or even a maiden name. HELP!!! Thank you.
Researching Dr. William H. (Charles) ALSDORF
1836-1899. Pioneer Doctor in Jewell & Norton Counties. Died in Lenora,
KS 1899. Are there acquaintances or descendants of Dr. ALSDORF to share
information? He was a brother to my gtgrandmother, Mary Jane ALSDORF.
Looking for Webber family in Norton County.
I'm looking for birth certificate information
on Elbert Lee, born around 1895 in Almeda [Almena?], Kansas to Golusha Lee and Mary
Jane Lee. Seeking information on any of the above persons.
EVA V. WILCOX b. abt 1900 in Lenora, Norton
Co., Ks. Had a sister named MAUDE. Married CHARLES F. HICKERSON in Portland,
OR about 1937. Had one child Donald Harold b. March 1938 in Washatucna,
WA.; reportedly she died soon afterward. No other information available.
Donald is looking for ANY INFORMATION on EVA: parents?, siblings? etc.
on LEO JOSEPH EHLY, b: 4-15-1886, d: 10-16-1969 in Norton, Kansas, married
CONNIE MANTZ. He was a baker and owned a bakery in Norton, Kansas. I would
like any information about him or his family.
Searching for info on Kate KELLY, purportedly
the first white settler born in what became Norton County, Kansas, in the
late 1860's or early 1870's. Her father, John Kelly, was considered the
first white settler in Norton County. No details on his wife/her mother's
name. The family settled on a piece of land along Prairie Dog Creek. Would
appreciate any info on Kate or John Kelly. I am working from a very limited
family history. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Early settlers to the Devizes area north and west of the city of
Norton. Frank John ENOCH and Henrietta F. both buried in the Devises
Cemetery. Addie SYPHERS
married a MAJORS. Any info appreciated
Looking for information from Ward Family Bible. Last family member known to have it in
1947 was I.A. Ward, a Wichita contractor. Son Bill Ward, a Wichita city police detective,
was to be the next in line to have possession. Will pay copying costs and postage for
information on members of Josiah Spencer Ward family that lived in Norcatur or Norton Co.
Will be glad to share any information I have on Ward family that may be of interest to our
KS relatives. Please contact: Pat Juon (gggdau of J.S. Ward) 2209 350th St. Stanhope, IA
50246-7518 fax: 515.826.2624
I am looking for information on Jesse Horn, b. Jan. 1881 in Hill City, Graham County
Kansas - father's name was John Walter Horn and he purchased property in Norton County and
Mitchell County in 1887. Anyone out there have any information on the Horn family please
e-mail me. Thanks.
Seeking any information on the following: CARMI JONES b. 1806 VA, married in
IN, d. 1891 Cloud Co. Daughters: CARRIE JONES m. WILLIAM LAYTON, Cloud Co.;
VIRGINIA JONES m.
SIMEON GLIDDEN, Cloud Co.; NANCY JONES m. E. P. DAVIS, Cloud Co. Son: OLIVER LABAN JONES b.
Mar. 1831 IN, lived in Norton Co. (1880, 1900 census) his children: Frank, Rose, Anna,
Charles WILLIAM JONES b. 1839 IN, lived in Norton Co. in 1880 census with wife Lizzie. Was
he Oliver Laban Jones' brother? OLIVER JONES b. 1855 IN, lived in Norton Co. in 1880
census with wife Eliza and daus. Alvina and Ocy, and father JAMES age 70, born in VA. Was
JAMES brother to CARMI? When did he die? Would also love to see photos, if any exist.
Thanks. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
WATERS, Joseph, wife Clora (Clara) and son Edward. Lived in
Norton County, KS at least during 1880's and 1890's. Looking
to contact relatives for info on family. Joseph was son to
Elmore Waters my gggrandfather. Thanks for any help.
Searching for information on the Surname of HATCHER. Specifically
Edith Dean Hatcher and her parents. Would have lived in Beloit
around the 1900-1915. Married a Millard Oren Jackson and moved
to the Tasco area in Sheridan County around 1915.
Trying to find any info. on the BEESON family who lived in Norton. James H. BEESON & Crissie Blanche MAINE and their children lived in
Norton around 1905. Crissie died in 1910 in her 30s. James died
later that year. What happened to the kids?? The oldest two were
Lyle H. and Harold I. There were three more children. Who are
they? They were born after 1900. Any help would be great!
Looking for info re my grandmother, ALTA ANN ARCHER b. Nov. 1882 in or
near NORTON CO., Kansas. Sisters and brothers were Maude Burchet (sp?),
twins Pearl and Burl, Roy and Jenny. Alta Anna married John Olney
Boerstler circ. 1905; believe she may have been married before that date
to someone else. She died Apr 2, 1968, in Coweta, Oklahoma.
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