THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL

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AUGUST 6, 1905.
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ANOTHER STRONG CONTESTANT FOR

THE CAPITAL'S "DESCENDANT" PRIZE

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Mary Ann Fields, of Onaga, Kansas, Has a Total of a
147 Living Descendants.

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     One of the most formidable contestants in theCapital's Descendant Contest is Mrs. Mary Ann Fieldsof Onaga, Kansas. She entered the contest with a list giving the names, ages, and place of residence of nine children; fifty-five grandchildren and eighty-three great-grandchildren, making a total of one hundred and forty-seven living descendants. The following information was compiled by Miss Minnie Witham, a granddaughter, of Onaga, Kansas. She certifies to its correctness:PARENT.Mrs. Mary Ann Fields, residing at Onaga, Kansas.
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CHILDREN.Mrs. Menerva Jontra, age 63 years, Onaga, Kansas.Lewis Fields, age 62 years, Onaga, KansasEli Fields, age 59 years, Prentiss, Oklahoma.Charley Fields, age 56 years, Neosho Rapids, Kansas.Ephram Fields, age 52, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Hiram Fields, age 48 years, Onaga, Kansas.John Fields, age 45 years, Onaga, Kansas.Leander Fields, age 42 years, Onaga, Kansas.Mattie Bateman, age 36 years, Havensville, Kansas.
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GRANDCHILDREN.Mrs. Mollie Wright, age 41 years, Corning, Kansas.Mrs. Ellen Steens, age 36 years, Onaga, Kansas.Charley Jontra, age 31 years, Onaga, Kansas.Henry Jontra, age 28 years, Onaga, Kansas.Jesse Jontra, age 25 years, Onaga, Kansas.Fred Jontra, age 23 years, Onaga, Kansas.Frank Fields, age 40 years, Onaga, Kansas.George Fields, age 38 years, Blaine, KansasErmin Fields, age 34 years, Onaga, Kansas.Charley Fields, age 29 years, Onaga, Kansas.Warren Fields, age 25 years, Onaga, Kansas.Isaac Fields, age 22 years, Onaga, Kansas.Oscar Fields, age 20 years, Onaga, Kansas.Osto Fields, age 20 years, Onaga, Kansas.Mrs. Lulu Becker, age 17 years, Onaga, Kansas.Miss Lydia Fields, age 15 years, Onage, Kansas.
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Mrs. Laura McGuire, age 32 years, Prentiss, Oklahoma.Mrs. Eva Johnson, age 27 years, Clear Lake, Texas.Mrs. Annie Noulen, age 24 years, Copeville, Texas.Clyde Fields, age 19 years, Nevada, Texas.
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Walter Fields, age 31 years, Stillwater, Oklahomas.Fred Fields, age 29 years, Leloup, Kansas.Mrs. Stelia Searcy, age 27 years, Davis Indian territory.Clarence Fields, age 26 years, ----, Kansas.Albert Fields, age 22 years, Neosho Rapids, KansasMiss Floy Fields, age 17 years, Neosho Rapids, Kansas.Miss Goldie Fields, age 12 years, Neosho Rapids, Kansas.
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Mrs. Katie Cless, age 33 years, Rossville, Kansas.Mrs. Dora Presgrove, age 32 years, Silver Lake, Kansas.Charles Abbott, age 31 years, Silver Lake, Kansas.Mrs. Nettie Wilson, age 29 years, Stafford, Kansas.Mrs. Bessie Whitney, age 28 years, Morrill, Kansas.
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Mrs. Ida Fitrington, , age 31 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Mrs. Iona Simpson, age 29 years, Crescent city, Oklahoma.John Fields, age 27 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Lyman Fields, age 23 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Joe Fields, age 19 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Earnie Fields, age 13 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Alta Fields, age 9 years, Crescent City, Oklahoma.
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Mrs. Della Flowers, age 33 years, Havensville, Kansas.James Baysinger, age 31 years, Havensville, KansasMrs. Nettie Teeters, age 28 years, Havensville, Kansas.Miss Cora Baysinger, age 27 years, Onaga, Kansas.Orry Fields, age 28 years, Deadwood, S. Dakota.Miss Lila Fields, age 25, Onaga, Kansas.Lewis Fields, age 19 years, Onaga, Kansas.
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Mrs. Minnie Witham, age 20 years, Onaga, Kansas.Harry Fields, age 15 years, Onaga, Kansas.
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Samuel Fields, age 17 years, Onaga, Kansas.Perry Fields, age 14 years, Onaga, Kansas.Mary Ann Fields, age 11 years, Onaga, Kansas.
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Elerson Bateman, age 14, Havensville, Kansas.Miss Fannie Bateman, age 13, Havensville, Kansas.Thomas Bateman, age 10, Havensville, Kansas.Nata May Bateman, age 3, Havensivlle, Kansas.
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GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.Lewis Wright, age 23, Corning, Kansas.John Wright, age 21, Corning, Kansas.Jesse Wright, age 20, Corning, Kansas.Miss Dora Wright, age 18, Corning, Kansas.Roy Wright, age 16, Corning, Kansas.Corbert Wright, age 14, Corning, Knasas.Chester Wright, age 12, Corning, Kansas.Etta May Wright, age 9, Corning, Kansas.Billie Wright, age 5, Corning, Kansas.Leo Wright, age 2, Corning, Kansas.
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Mrs. Clara Cory, age 18, Alma, Kansas.Clifford Stevens, age 14, Onaga, Kansas.Lester Stevens, age 11, Onaga, Kansas.Archie Stevens, age 7, Onaga, Kansas.Rheva Stevens, age 1, Onaga, Kansas.
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Russell Godlove, age 15, Onaga, Kansas.Minnie Godlove, age 13, Onaga, Kansas.Velma Godlove, age 12, Onaga, Kansas.Birdie Godlove, age 10, Onaga, Kansas.Nannie Godlove, age 8, Onaga, Kansas.Sherman Godlove, age 5, Onaga, Kansas.Clyde Godlove, age 2, Onaga, Kansas.Opal Godlove, age 6 months, Onaga, Kansas.
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Tressa Jontra, age 9, Onaga, Knasas.Ernest Jontra, age 7, Onaga, Kansas.Cletis Jontra, age 5, Onaga, Kansas.Rossie Jontra, age 3, Onaga, Kansas.Charley Jontra, aged 6 months, Onaga, Kansas.
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Elden Jontra, age 2, Onaga, Kansas.
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Claude Fields, age 16, Onaga, Kansas.
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Corben Fields, age 15, Blaine, Knasas.
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Ethel Fields, age 12, Onaga, Kansas.Elmo Fields, age 6, Onaga, Kansas.Lona Fields, age 4, Onaga, Kansas.
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Albert Fields, age 8, Onaga, Kansas.Clifford Fields, age 6, Onaga, Kansas.Mamie Fields, age 5, Onaga, Knasas.Elsie Fields, age 3, Onaga, Knasas.Ray Fields, age 2, Onaga, Kansas.
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Lenora Fields, age 5 weeks, Onaga, Kansas.
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Leslie McGuire, age 12, Prentiss, Oklahoma.Virgie McGuire, age 8, Prentiss, Oklahoma.Elbert McGuire, age 5, Prentiss, Oklahoma.
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Cora Johnson, age 5, Clear Lake, Texas.Bulah Johnson, age 4, Clear Lake, Texas.Leona Johnson, age 2, Clear Lake, Texas.
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Lomie Moulin, age 7, Coperville, Texas.Ethel Noulin, age 5, Coperville, Texas.
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Berford Fields, age 3, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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Ursel Fields, age 5, Leloup, Kansas.Lorain Fields, age 2, Leloup, Knasas.
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Martin Presgrove, age 9, Silver Lake, Kansas.Bernie Presgrove, age 7, Silver Lake, Kansas.Albert Presgrove, age 3, Silver Lake, Kansas.
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Archie Cless, age 7, Rossville, Kansas.Clyde Cless, age 3, Rossville, Kansas.
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Archie Abbott, age 1, Silver Lake, Kansas.
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Claude Wilson, Stafford, Kansas.
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Bessie Titerington, age 13, Crescent City, Oklahoma.Wallace Titerington, age 10, Crescent City, Oklahoma.
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Submitted by: Kay Sellers.
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