Unknown Kansas Location Queries

 

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Queries Jan. 1999

Anderson, Arwood, Bacon, Banks (2), Billesbach, Billings, Bruer, Busby, Buzan, Clark (2), Coffey, Coombs, Cowan, Danford, Deck, Dever, Diarman, Dodson, Duncan, Fouke, Francis, Franklin, Garling, Gausnell, Gosnell, Greer, Hancock, Harvey, Hawkins, Henson, Huguenin, Irsfeld, Jantz, Jewett, Jones, Kellison, Knopp, Lamb, Layton, Losh, Lukenbill, Mahan, Maxwell, McCall, McCann, McRoy, Mills, Morasch, Paddock, Phillips, Puffer, Roy, Salyers, Popelar, Ralston, Robinson, Salyer, Sidney, Smallwood, Snyder, Stone, Teeter, Tong, Trexler, Weitz, Whitehead, Ziegler


Author: Mary Ann Clark
Subject: Puffer/Clark
Date: 01/31/1999
 
Email: mary_ann_clark@hotmail.com

Query:
Looking for info on the Puffer name as I have recently started by husband's genealogy search.
Laura Ann Puffer:father-Richard Puffer b. 1824,d. Oct. 25,1895. mother-Margaret Boulton b.1842 d.Aug. 10, 1901.
Laura Ann Puffer married Richard Elias Clark and had 6 children:Clarence, Bill, Eva, Bess,Richard Elias, and Ella.
I have a city/town in Kansas-Chetopah but cannot find a county.
Thanks
Mary Ann Clark
Author: Linda States
Subject: Smallwood
Date: 01/31/1999
 
Email: lstates@gte.net

Query: Looking for possibly my great-grandfather, Wilford Smallwood, in Morton Co. approx. 1931.

Author: Norma [Losh] Runyon
Subject: Losh
Date: 01/31/1999
 
Email: nrunyon@busprod.com

Query: Looking for Losh` that may have settled in Kansas.My ggrandfather was in Kansas, and he was dieing, a Carmichael came to pick him up and take him to his home in Muncie,In.,If there are any Losh` that have ties to Muncie,In.,please email me.Thanks Norma

Author: S. Williams
Subject: Coffey, Marshal
Date: 01/31/1999
 
Email: sawms@geocities.com

Query:
Looking for information on death/burial or late life migration of Marshal L. Coffey (b. 28 Apr 1821 in Adair Co. KY). Marshal's parents were Ananias Coffey and Jane Hindman (m. 1809 Adair). Marshal had children with Polly Logan/Coffey in mid-1850's (Matilda, Louisa Nancy, and Junior Logan) but no proof of a marriage.

Marshal was married to Jemima Silky from 1860? to 1880 when she died, but they had no children. Unable to locate Marshal after 1880. His children migrated to Kansas in the early 1880's. Also any info on Polly Logan/Coffey (she was a mulatto slave born in VA).

Author: Linda DeLong
Subject: GREER/STONE
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: jdLong@webtv.net


Query: Iam looking for a Jasper Greer married to Amanda Stone. Jasper is from Ks.and Amanda also. Jasper would have been 20yrs. in 1870s.Moved to Colfax,Wa.had son Cleo in 1895. Hope someone out there is looking for him and us.


Author: JAY A. HARVEY
Subject: HARVEY
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: marvis@preferred.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:Would like to know father/mother of Arthur Garfield Harvey, my grandfather. Supposedly owned full section of southeastern kansas prior to 1900. Do not know location or exact dates.

Author: JAY A. HARVEY
Subject: HARVEY
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: marvis@preferred.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:Would like to know father/mother of Arthur Garfield Harvey, my grandfather. Supposedly owned full section of southeastern kansas prior to 1900. Do not know location or exact dates. A. G. Harvey farmed at Selma, north of Kincade from ca.1908 to 1945.

Author: MAE
Subject: DECK
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: MAEIVY@AOL.COM
Mailing address (optional):

Query:I am trying to locate anyone related to Deck, living in oklahoma tx. area no other info.or Jones Nora or Frances nora Okla. tx. maybe Kansas or ? if you have any info at all it would be greatly appreciated Thank You

Author: Harold Gosnell
Subject: Gosnell/Gausnell
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional): 767 Herrington Rd
Leesville, La. 71446
Query:
I am looking for the decendents of Zachriah
Willis T., & Reuben Gosnell/Gausnell who
lived in Ks. late 1800s, early 1900s.
gosnell@worldnetla.net

Author: Phaon R. Trexler Jr.
Subject: Trexler
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: phaontrex@icdc.com or phaontrex@hotmail.com
Mailing address (optional): 718 Seventh Ave.
Folsom, PA 19033-1101 Born and raised in Allentown, PA

Query: Searching for any Trexlers. I do genealogy on my family tree. I have other Trexler trees which I have not been able to link to mine. I have over 6,000 names of Trexlers and related kin.

Author: James Paddock
Subject: Paddock,Henry Blandford
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email:
Paddockj@aol.com


Query:
I am looking for my great-uncle,born 27th.May 1863, Cornwall,England last known to be in Topeka 1890 Any hews descendants welcomed.
Author: david lukenbill
Subject: lukenbill
Date: 01/30/1999
 
Email: dave4000@wetv.net

Query: looking for bertha and or albert lukenbill. any information on these or any other lukenbills will be helpful thanks dave
Author: Jay Harris
Subject: Silas Tilman Busby
Date: 01/29/1999
 
Email: jharris5@pld.com

Query: looking for information on Silas Tilman Busby. I have heard he is buried in a small town next to the Ks./OK State line by the town of Caney any body have any information on any cemetries in or around that town?

Author: Dorothy Curry
Subject: JANTZ/BACON
Date: 01/29/1999
 
Email: dorothy@portland.quik.com

Query: Looking for birth record of my father Harris Cecil Jantz born August 11, 1907. Used mother's next husband's last name of Bacon. Natural father's name was HENRY P. JANTZ. Natural mother's maiden name was EVELYN SCHMIDT. Anyone knowing where I can obtain this, please write ASAP. HARRIS CECIL JANTZ was born in Great Bend, Kansas.

Author: Diane Drewry
Subject: Jewett
Date: 01/28/1999
 
Email: DHD49@aol.com

Query: Looking for descendants of the children of Samuel and Teresa Dever Jewett. Children were Albert, Fred (Chas A.), Mabel and Isabel. They lived outside of Waverly in the late 1800s.

Author: Diane Drewry
Subject: Dever
Date: 01/28/1999
 
Email: DHD49@aol.com

Query: Looking for information on Thomas Dever, born before 1850 in Ohio. He lived and probably died in Kansas, possibly Junction City. Children were Teresa, Nelle, Dell, William and Anne.

Author: Debbie Miller
Subject: SALYERS
Date: 01/28/1999
 
Email: ninerfan@lodinet.com

Query:
I am looking for information on where my grandfather was born, it is unclear at this poing. His name was Vernon Salyers born 6-11-1910 somewhere in Kansas. His family moved to Ok. when he was about 10. If anyone knows where I can find this info, or if anyone has any information on any other Salyers family members, PLEASE email me I will also be more than happy to share any information I have on our family. Thank you, Debbie Salyers Miller
Author: Linda Sanford
Subject: SANFORD SIDNEY S
Date: 01/28/1999
 
Email: grnbeast@ricochet.net
Mailing address (optional):


Query: Looking For Relatives

Author: DON HAWKINS
Subject: HAWKINS
Date: 01/27/1999
 
Email: dhawkins@cyberhighway.net
Mailing address:1018 Idian Head Rd. Weiser,Idaho. 83672

Query: Information on Grant and Olive Hawkins
Local residents around 1910.
SON:Donald Terry Hawkins
Born:Aug.12-1910
Author: Kenneth Lawson
Subject: Arwood
Date: 01/27/1999
 
Email: kdlawson@jcn1.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:Need info on a Floyd W. Arwood, b.May 6, 1893, Lee County, VA. Died in Kansas in 1944

Author: Marjorie Knopp
Subject: Knopp
Date: 01/27/1999
 
Email: Knopp@comteck.com

Query: When my Fatherinlaw was very ill he told my husband that he had a half brother . While woking in the wheat fields he produced a boy with a unknoun girl we dont know and he didnt say. this had tohappen shortly around 1920. Their is no money envolved. Mrs. Joseph Knopp

Author: Cynthia storey
Subject: Clark/Anderson
Date: 01/27/1999
 
I am looking for anyone who would know anything about the marriage of Lovie Clark to
John B. Anderson on 01-23-1901 somewhere in Kansas.

Cynthia Storey
21925 Knob Prairie Rd.
Thompsonville,Il. 62890 storeytime@midamer.net
Author: MStrowmatt
Subject: POPELAR
Date: 01/26/1999
 
Email: MStrowmatt@aol.com

Query: Seeking Frank Popelar who emmigrated from the former Yugoslavia and lived breifly with his family in Kansas before moving to Illinois. Arrived in the US in late 1906

Author: Allen Ziegler
Subject: ZIEGLER
Date: 01/25/1999
 
Email: alzieg4127@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):
Box 313 Mt. Wolf PA 17347
Query:
I have a large Genealogy Library on this family, will help you If I can. Just a hobby.
Author: Peggy Bollenbaugh
Subject: Tong
Date: 01/25/1999
 
Email: trbollen@continet.com

Query: Where is Leon Kansas? George Washington Tong died there in 1940. His wife was Alice Denton. Their son George Austin Tong was born there, also 2 of their grandchildren. Can you help?


Author: Sarah Elizabeth Rose
Subject: BANKS
Date: 01/24/1999
 
Email: srose@jeffnet.org

Query: Searching for BANKS family. My 2nd great grand mother Mahala, (Mariah / Maria) BANKS was born "somewhere" in KS on 25 Nov 1854. Any information at all would be appreciated.

Author: Sarah Elizabeth Rose
Subject: Mahala BANKS ROBINSON
Date: 01/24/1999
 
Email: srose@jeffnet.org

Query: Mahala BANKS was born "somewhere" in KS, first married Mr. Robinson, then married my 2great grand father, Eber Miller. Looking for the Banks family, or any information.

Author: frances mowdy
Subject: sarah ann francis
Date: 01/24/1999
 
Email: fmowdy@hotmail.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:i am looking for sarah ann francis and her place of burial i have doc of a bird cemetery but do not know where it is if its cowley co or what it is i think an old cemetery any information would be of help thank you fmowdy@hotmail.com

Author: Leona Ferris
Subject: MC CALL
Date: 01/23/1999
 
Email: ferrispl@cdsnet.net
Mailing address (optional):
1648 Brookdale, Medford, OR 97504
Query: I am trying to find information about an M.A. MC CALL living in the state of Kansas in March of 1871. This person was listed as a witness in the will of James Franklin MC CALL who died in 1864 in the county of Caldwell, North Carolina. The will was probated March 27, 1871. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Leona Ferris

Author: ROSEMARY SAWYER
Subject: COWAN
Date: 01/23/1999
 
Email: trsawyer@jadeinc.com

Query: am searching for descendants of John
Cowan who was living in Kansas during 1905/06. His parents were Culbert and Mary
Cowan of Westland Twp., Guernsey Co., Claysville, Ohio. He had a brother Allen and a sister Jennie. Jennie was my husbands ggrandmother and we are doing the family history.

Author: Mary Ann Atencio
Subject: Beulah Lamb
Date: 01/23/1999
 
Email: Aten30@aol.com


Query: Beulah Atchison Lamb b 1887 in Plattsburg, MO. Married Fred Wilson 1906, divorced, married Mr. Lamb. Lived in Waverly, Kansas, daughter of Edward and Rebecca Atchison.

Author: April Robbins
Subject: RALSTON, David in KS/1894
Date: 01/22/1999
 
Email: aerobbins@earthlink.net
Mailing address (optional):PO Box 3215 Seal Beach, CA 90740-2215

Query: I am seeking info on the following RALSTON family who was in unknown county KS ca 1894 when one of their children was born there:

RALSTON, David P b 1863/MO
Leona b 1872/MO
Elmer b 1888/MO
Maggie b 1889/MO
Lula b 1892/MO
Minnie b Feb 1894/KS

This family then migrated to Payne Co OK by 1900. Does anyone recognize this RALSTON family in KS?

Author: Peggy Atteberry
Subject: Kellison
Date: 01/21/1999
 
Email: attebaby@gbasin.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query:Looking for birthplace of Neva Kellison born February 28, 1879 somewhere in KS. Parents are Lafayette and Cornelia Kellison.
Thanks!

Author: Kay Decker
Subject: John Duncan and Melissa Huguenin Duncan
Date: 01/21/1999
 
Email: kldecker@nwosu.edu
Mailing address (optional):
RR 1 Box 39A Freedom, OK 73842
Query:
John and Melissa Huguenin Duncan were married near Arlington or Hutchison Kansas. They moved to near Waynoka, Ok in the late 1890's. I am seeking the family of John Duncan, his birth year and place and any siblings he may have had.
Author: Bruce Kellogg
Subject: MORASCH
Date: 01/20/1999
 
Email: Bruce@wa.freei.net
Mailing address (optional):

Query:John MORASCH (b.1855), wife Mary E. (1863), children Mary, John, Henry and Katie all born in KS (1900 WA census records), yet KS census indexes list no family by that name from 1855-1880. Were there any areas of KS which weren't included in the census, such as German communities? Thanks.

Author: Emalu Hart
Subject: Bruer
Date: 01/20/1999
 
Email: qhart@dcdi.net
Mailing address (optional):
156 E 2nd S Preston, Idaho 83263
QueryLooking for the children and/or grandchildren of Tom & Clara(Dunlop) Bruer. Tom was in the lumber business around 1900. Lived in Springfiled Ill. Missouri, and Kansas. Clara was born in Urbana Champaign, Ill c 1862. I am her gr neice.
Thanks
Emalu Dunlop Hart
Author:  betty H. Pilkington
Subject: Teeter
Date: 01/20/1999
 
Email: BettyHP@aol.com

Mailing address (optional):



Query:Looking for James Teeter, father of John Robert Teeter. Have death certificate for John Robert with James and Sarah Weaver as parents, all born in Kansas. Have 1910 U.S. OK census stating John Robert b. Texas and both parents b. MO. Also have family history book stating mother was Louisa "Schoolin" believe this to be Schooling. My grandmother was Mary "Louisa" Teeter so possibly Louisa Schooling was a stepmother of John Robert who raised him. Have reason to believe there were Teeter relatives living in Kerwin, KS in early 1910's. HELP!!


Author: Gary Pearson
Subject: Fouke
Date: 01/10/1999
 
Email: kodiak@quidnunc.net

Query: Searching for Richard R. Fouke, kansas between 1869-1974. Filed land clain in Washington County,Kansas 11/1869.
RR Fouke was a butcher for the Railroad.
Nellie Grace Fouke was born 10/26/1872 in Washington County Kansas.Courthouse burned down,records destroyed.Help!

Author: Gary Pearson
Subject: Buzan
Date: 01/10/1999
 
Email: kodiak@quidnunc.net

Query: Searching for Squire J. Buzan and Family in Kansas in 1870.Frank Buzan was born in Kansas. Family later settled in Holt County Missouri.

Author: Phyllis Horn
Subject: Jones, Layton, Diarman
Date: 01/10/1999
 
Email: HEIDIEH@webtv.net

Query:
My great grandfather James Layton Jones was born in Kansas July 1859, county unknown. His father was James Jones born in Tenn and his mother was Melinda Diarman born in Ill. Any informatin would be greatly appreciated.
Author: Cathy Gramling
Subject: ROY
Date: 01/09/1999
 
Email: cmgramling@hotmail.com

Query: Seeking family information on Moses Arthur ROY , born in Indiana, moved to Kansas and married Ella Elizabeth (?) ROY, she was born in Nebraska...
They adopted two children from the Christian Service League of Kansas
James Eugene Roy b. 1907
Dorothy Roy b. 1911
Thank You
Author: Don Henson
Subject: Henson
Date: 01/09/1999
 
Email: dhenson007@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):

Query:I am looking for Andrew L. Henson

Author: Mark Inman
Subject: Whitehead
Date: 01/08/1999
 
Email: minman@sheltonbbs.com

I am searching for information on John Mark Whitehead who resided somewhere in Kansas in the mid to late 1800's. thanks, Mark
Author: Linda Martin Ramsey
Subject: Dodson
Date: 01/08/1999
 
Email: Ramseygang@aol.com
Mailing address (optional):
Route 2 box 280 Chelsea, Okla 74016
Query: Looking for G-Grandfather Joseph Dodson, father was William Dodson. My grandmother was Rebecca Cecile Dodson Martin
Any information would be helpful.

Author: Carole Horstmyer
Subject: MC ROY
Date: 01/07/1999
 
Email: cat@capital.net

Query: Searching surnames:McRoy,SILLIK,BELT

Author: Wanda Cole
Subject: Weitz
Date: 01/07/1999
 
Email: wjgcole24@worldnet.att.net 62 Main Avenue, Apt. !, Ocean Grove, NJ07756:

Query: Seeking a Phillip Weitz and family who seem to have lived in Kansas between 1873 and 1903. Phillip Weitz may have brought his wife Kathrinna and infant Elizabeth A with him in 1873. This is in keeping with the family's tradition. Where did they stay in Kansas until they moved to Oklahoma Territory in the run of 1903? Any information will be appreciated. Thanks, Wanda Cole

Author: M.Johnson
Subject: Mills
Date: 01/07/1999
 
Email: sparky@ocslink.com

Query:Two brothers from family of Hugh and Adaline(Homan)Mills came to Kansas, their whereabouts, I don't know. Their names are Roy and Chester. A younger sister was born in 1893. She lived in Illinois all her life.
If you happen to know the details of these families, I would love for you to contact me, please! Thanks... M.Johnson

Author: Patricia Billings
Subject: Billings
Date: 01/06/1999
 
Email: esp1@voicenet.com

Query:
Researching my uncle Merle Billings born June 11,1937 in Kansas died July,1982. His father
was Merle Billings born in MI and died in CA.
His last SS benefit check went to zip code 80916. Thanks for any help
Author: Patricia Billings
Subject: Billings
Date: 01/06/1999
 
Email: esp1@voicenet.com

Query:
Researching my uncle Merle Billings born June 11,1937 in Kansas died July,1982. His father
was Merle Billings born in MI and died in CA.
His last SS benefit check went to zip code 80916. Thanks for any help
Author: J. Drennan
Subject: McCann, Benjamin
Date: 01/05/1999
 
Email: shadow@accnorwalk.com

Query: Was a twin (brother's name Benton) and
adopted. Birth around 1860-70.

Author: Jeff French
Subject: Franklin Edgar C 1875
Date: 01/05/1999
 
Email: jlfrench@iname.com
Mailing address (optional): 5012 379th St., North Branch, MN 555056

Query: Would it be possible for some one to check the 1880 census for Kansas for Edgar C Franklin he would have been 5 years old in 1880. I need his parents and month and day of birth and any other information available.

Author: Barbara
Subject: Garling, Daniel and Mariah
Date: 01/05/1999
 
Email: Rene.Valley@axom.com

Query: Daniel and Mariah Garling went to Kanasa in 1899. This is the last I have on then. They were from Ohio. Any information would be helpful.

Author: Ann Maxwell
Subject: B.( Ben) C. Maxwell
Date: 01/04/1999
 
Email: katie_walters@hotmail.com
Mailing address (optional):POB 1243
Canyon Lake, TX 78130-1243

Query: Trying to locate ancestors of B. (Ben) C. Maxwell, born in Illinois. Supposedly moved to Kansas after or about the time of the Civil War. His parents were James and Betsy(Smith/Lymon) Maxwell.

Author: Ardath L. Buckaway
Subject: Snyder/Hancock
Date: 01/03/1999
 
Email: Buckawa@IBM.net
Mailing address (optional):18908-80 Ave.,
Edmonton, AB. Canada T5T 5B7

Query: Estelle Hancock married John F. (Franklin) Snyder. They lived in Kansas and Estelle's brothers, William and Alonzo also farmed in Kansas possibly with their brother-in-law. Estelle was the daughter of Levi E. Hancock who lived in Piatt Co. IL. Her children: Della - 1874, Ernest Melvin 1875, Inez Pearl - 1878, Chester - 1884, Odessa -1889 and Russell abt. 1895. Anyone with info about where they lived in Kansas, or descendents please contact me. Thank You.

Author: Carrie Pfender
Subject: SALYER/COOMBS
Date: 01/03/1999
 
jcpfende@dmrtc.net
901 S Meridian St, Washington IN

SALYER/COOMBS...I'm looking for information on the children of John SALYER/Lucinda WOFFORD of Caldwell Co/Crittenden Co/KY who moved into the southeastern part of Kansas c 1860. They moved out there with the Simeon F. and Lavina COOMBS children and family.

The SALYER children I am looking for are:
Allen, Nancy (md: James Coombs, William Parker), John Marion, Nellie W. (md __ BOZARTH), James, William C., and Necie are to name a few.

Any information on any SALYER families would be appreciated.

Thanks

Author: Debbie Miller
Subject: RE: SALYER/COOMBS
Date: 01/28/1999
 
Email: ninerfan@lodinet.com

Query: Dear Carrie: I too am looking for Salyers family members. So far I do not come across the name Coombs. But some of our first names match and I do not know many of the women's surnames who married into the Salyers family. If I come across Coombs I will certainly let you know! Happy Hunting!
Debbie

Author: Sally
Subject: BILLESBACH & IRSFELD
Date: 01/02/1999
 
Email: sallia@aol.com
Query: If you have either of these surnames, please email me.

Author: Barry Nies
Subject: PHILLIPS
Date: 01/02/1999
 
Email: vonhuggs84@aol.com

Query: Searching for the family of Bertha Dotte Phillips, b.Oct. 1888 in Evansville,KS.
We have a Baptismal Cert. showing Methodist Episcopal Church in Dodge City District? Have been unable to locate a county for Evansville. Any information would be appreciated.

Author: Margaret Stapleton
Subject: MAHAN
Date: 01/02/1999
 
Email:
Mailing address (optional): Staplet3@aol.com

Query: Looking for cousins of George (Bud) Stapleton. The cousins are Walter, Delmar, Edwin, and Margaret, MAHAN. They moved from Holcomb, MO after 1938. Any information would be helpful.


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