Rawlins County Kansas Queries

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Rawlins County Query Archives 1997 thru January 1998


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bettyraber budd Sun Aug 17 17:53:27 1997
Rawlins County Kansas for families with the surname of Raber, Knudson, Nelson.

Gene Griswold Fri Sep 26 17:36:40 1997
Seekin information on Surname PICKETT. Annie May Pickett is known to be the neice of Catherine and Thomas Pickett whom are seen in the 1880 Federal Census in Strawberry Township, Washington Co. KS living next to Obidiah and Emily Pickett. Catherine was also known to perviously been married to a PATTERSON and later to Alonzo STRAW before moving to California. Catherine's children are known to be Della M. and Frank Max Pickett as well as Charles, Mark and Richard Patterson and Harry E. Straw. A daughter was Violet, surname unknown. Annie May Pickett's parents are said to be Joel PIckett and Lucy Anna Loudon who was, like Catherine, born in Indiana. Annie May may have been deaf and may have been part indian.

Dianne Tonnies Thu Oct 16 21:48:39 1997
KIRCHNER Name: I am looking for descendants of John William KIRCHNER and his wife Henriette Canine. John Nicolas lived in Herndon, Rawlins County from 1881 until his death in Dec. 1928. Their children were Charles William b.1867,d.1949; John Richard b.1870,d.1949; Jacob Edward b.1872, d.1929; Kathryn Susanna b.1874, d.1956; George Thomas b.1875, d.1959;Frank M.b.1879, d.1903; and Joseph A. b.1881, d.1941. John Nicolas Kirchner was a half-brother to my husband's Gr.Gr. Grandfather. John Nicolas was born in Bavaria, immigrating with his parents, siblings and half-siblings in 1850. They settled in Clearfield County, PA. I am compiling a family history and would like to find George's descendants.

Kathy Lencki Mon Dec 22 01:42:00 1997
Seeking information on George Franklin HOWARD. Removed to Rawlins Co. in the 1880s from Greene Co., Iowa.. Wife's name Mary SLAVENS-COOMBS who died in 1907. George was born in Ohio circa 1840. Children by first wife Ellen BREWER: William C. HOWARD, b. ca 1862; Mclellan G. HOWARD, b. 1863; Willard R. HOWARD, b. ca 1868; Francis J. HOWARD, b. ca 1870; Franklin HOWARD, b. 1872; Thomas Jefferson HOWARD, b. 1872/74. Children of George and second wife Mary SLAVENS-COOMBS: Mary HOWARD, b. ca 1876; Charles E. HOWARD, b. ca 1870; Eleanor HOWARD; John HOWARD; Lillie HOWARD. Would like to know date of death of George Franklin HOWARD and copy of obituary. Any other data regarding George and family gratefully appreciated.

Bill Kullman Fri Jan 02 03:03:00 1998
Seeking information on the family of Nancy Jane HAYES, m. July 4, 1881 in Rawlins Co., KS to John William WILTSE son of Leonard and Louisa Wiltse also from the NE Iowa area. Nancy was b. September 18, 1861 in Colesburgh, Delaware Co., IA and d. March in Pisgah, IA.

I have no definite information regarding the parents of Nancy Jane Hayes, but believe they started on their way west to Kansas in April 1880 along with the Wiltse family. Their names might be...Charles and Mary HAYES and Nancy may have had a brother named George and possibly another named Ned.

Nancy and John had 6 girls (Stella b. 1893 was my grandmother), and one boy, all but the last being born in Herndon, Rawlins Co., KS

Any information appreciated.


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