Unknown Kansas Location Queries

 

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Queries Apr. 1999


Baker, Benedict, Davis, Haskin, Hastings, Huff, Jacque, Kennedy, Klein, Large, ?Mercer, Kansas, Meyers, Myers, Porter, Rakestraw, Ross, Shortridge, Singrey,
Topic: SHORTRIDGE
From: Muncie Shortridge muncies@aol.com
Date: Thursday, April 29, 1999 11:34 PM

Seeking transcripts of data contained in the 1860 census of ARAPAHOE COUNTY, KS: (1) in South Park Township on D. SHORTRIDGE. (2) in Platte Valley on William SHORTRIDGE. (3) in South Clear Creek on William SHORTRIDGE.
Muncie Shortridge
muncies@aol.com

From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Friday, April 30, 1999 12:16 AM

In my Atchison County info. all I have is marriage records in which William Shortridge 23 married Elizabeth I. Moore 18 in December 1868. Both were from Atchison, Kansas and married by Justice of the Peace. So sorry.


Topic: Haskin Family
From: Lee Hixon lh460@aol.com
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 06:28 PM

I am looking for the marriage record of Minnie Kaufman to a man named Haskin. Most likely occurred between April 1908 and 1916.
Lee Hixon
lh460@aol.com


Topic: Benedict
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 01:35 PM

I am looking for John Benedict, b. ca 1838, Married to Ester Maria, b. ca 1844. They moved to KS from PA before 1906. They had 3 children when they moved, Abraham, b. ca 1862; Laura B., b. ca 1866; William R., b. ca 1867. Brothers obit says John lived in Herington, KS.

From: Beth Ann
Date: Friday, April 30, 1999 01:06 PM
Thanks so much for your fast reply to my query. I tried the mapping =service, but I couldn't get it to open for me that day.

I've put my query in Dickinson County Query's and have found a query for =Benedicts already there.

Thanks again for being so fast

Beth Ann


Topic: Samuel MYERS/MEYERS: 1831-late 1800s or early 1900s, PA>IA>NE>KS
From: Laura S. siochaint@netscape.net
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 08:45 PM

Searching for death date, death location, and burial place for Samuel MYERS/MEYERS, son of a German immigrant. He was born in Pennsylvania about 1831. He arrived in Iowa at the age of 15 and married Charlotte LANE sometime after 1850. Four of their children include Nancy, Phebe, William, and Lillie. After residing in Iowa, Samuel and Charlotte moved to Nebraska and then to Kansas where Samuel died. His widow was living in or near Sayre, Beckham Co., OK in 1909.

Any info would be greatly appreciated! I am willing to share info.

Thanks!
Laura S.
siochaint@netscape.net

From: SHERMAN KLASSEN shklassen@aol.com
Date: Sunday, July 11, 1999 11:02 AM

I have a William E. Myers that is buried in Marion County KS. I do not have any other information yet. William E. was born in 1856. Could your Samuel be connected to this William?
Sincerely,
Mary
shklassen@aol.com


Topic: Davis, James Morgan
From: Scott Davis s-davis@att.net
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 07:30 PM

Looking for information on James Morgan Davis b. 6/3/1846 in IN or KY. Moved to KS. Married Emiline Mitchell b. 8/29/1849. Don't know whether marriage was before or after move to KS.

And their son Julian Custer Davis b. 10/2/1883 somewhere in KS. Part of life was in Iola, KS. May be other unknown relatives in that area. He died ??. Buried in Emporia, KS (does Emporia have an online cemetery index/registry?).

Thanks,
Scott Davis
s-davis@att.net


Topic: HASTINGS FAMILY/ALL OVER KANSAS
From: Richard Pullen
Date: Saturday, April 24, 1999 02:51 PM

HOWELL HASTINGS AND HIS WIFE HAD A NUMBER OF CHILDREN IN THE 1830-40'S WHILE LIVING IN DAVIESS CO. INDIANA. ONE OF HIS DAUGHTERS, CHARLOTTE, MARRIED JOHN MICHAEL SEARS AND RAISED A FAMILY, FIRST IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, KANSAS AND LATER, IN BARBER COUNTY, KANSAS. CHARLOTTE'S YOUNGER BROTHER, ZECHARIAH HASTINGS, HAD EITHER FOUR OR SIX SONS. ONE WAS NAMED MILO MILTON HASTINGS. (I DO NOT KNOW WHERE THIS ZECHARIAH HASTINGS WAS LIVING IN KANSAS.) I HAVE A LETTER FROM THIS ZECHARIAH ADDRESSED TO HIS NEPHEW, MY GGF GEORGE HASTINGS SEARS. I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH ANY DESCENDANTS FROM THIS HASTINGS/SEARS FAMILY AND WILL RESPOND TO ALL INQUIRIES./RICHARD PULLEN/FORT WORTH


Topic: ? MERCER, KANSAS
From: Cindy
Date: Monday, April 19, 1999 09:35 PM

IS THERE A MERCER,KANSAS--WHAT COUNTY IS IT IN---THANKS FROM CINDY


Topic: HUFF
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1999 10:00 PM

am searching for descendants of Phillip Huff who lived in Hutchinson, KS during the 1800's. we think he was born in Ohio. had several brothers and sisters. this is for family history.


Topic: BAKER
From: Trudy Myrland appygrl@eoni.com
Date: Monday, April 12, 1999 01:51 PM

I am trying to begin our Family tree. But don't have much to go on. I have My GrandFather who was Robert D. Baker, who married Sophrona Catherine..... Last Name unknown They had 5 Children.
Grover, who married Blanch and had 2 kids Gladys and Lloyd
Arnold, who was married, but wife unknown had 2 kids, Lois and Bob... Arnold died in Bakersville, California
Cecil, who married Alice Arlene Holt.. Had 2 children Catherine Arlene, and Doris Irene. Cecil Died in 1948, in Wallowa, Oregon
Lee, Who never married, and had no children
Sylvia, who married a guy with the last name of Ellison and had 3 children Floyd, Helen, and Naydne.
Sylvia, and her husband are buried in Hiattville, Kansas

All the Kids, Grover, Arnold, Cecil, Lee, and Sylvia were born in Kansas, at or near Fort Scott, Hutchinson or Hiattville, Kansas...

Please contact me if you have some information to fill in the gaps..... Trudy Myrland (decendant of Doris Irene Baker) appygrl@eoni.com


Topic: George W. McDonald
From: Margaret Brinkman cbub@wcoil.com
Date: Sunday, April 11, 1999 08:24 PM

I am looking for a Kansas birth record of George W. McDonald, my ggrandfather, born in August of 1872. The only information I have of him is that he was born in Kansas and his father was born in Ireland. This limited info was obtained from a 1900 Census record after he had moved to Wapakoneta, Auglaize County Ohio
Margaret Brinkman
cbub@wcoil.com


Topic: Singrey in Cherokee County
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Saturday, April 10, 1999 01:58 PM

Seeking information on Perry Sin grey or Roy Curtis Singrey in Cherokee County about 1893 to 1922.


Topic: KLEIN, JACOB
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Saturday, April 10, 1999 01:08 AM

I have heard that Jacob Klein settled around Ellinwood (Elliswood) Kansas in the 1850's or 1860's. He was the son of Michael and Barbara (Thul) Klein.

Please let me know if such a town exists, what county it is in and if anyone has heard of and has info on him.


Topic: Ross/ Kennedy
From: Dayblo@aol.com
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 10:36 PM

I am looking for my Great Grandfathers side of the family who`s last address was Highland KS. His name was David W. Ross born in Missouri and he was married to an Jane Anne Kennedy who was born in KS.

If any of these names look familiar please contact me at Dayblo@aol.com

Thankyou


Topic: RAKESTRAW FAMILY
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 08:15 PM

I am looking for any info on the Rakestraw Family. In particular, Thomas Lankester Rakestraw. He married Maude Twidwell on December 23, 1905 in the Marshall County Courthouse. THANKS!


Topic: Large Family
From: Pat
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 01:41 PM

I searching for My LARGE family members. I found the LARGE family in PA., Tenn., Kansas, Mo., OH., Ark. TX. My gggrandfather was Abraham born 1807in Tenn. Married Drusilla Latham 1833 in Clark Co., Ark. They had 10 children. They moved to Texas. I think most of the Children were born there. Can any one help me find Abraham LARGE--His parents and siblings. Pat


Topic: JAMES F. PORTER
From: ? please contact tcward@columbus-ks.com if you submitted this information
Date: Sunday, April 04, 1999 12:20 PM

Would like to know the county that James F. Porter was living in, in the year 1880.He would have been about 39 years old in 1880. His birthplace was Coles Co., IL in 1851. If anyone can help me, it would be greatly appreciated.


Topic: James JACQUE
From: Carol McKillop svmck@netscape.net
Date: Saturday, April 03, 1999 05:34 PM

I am looking for any information on James JACQUE. His fathers name was Joseph JACQUE. My grandmother did not talk about her father.

James married Rosetta Jane Baysinger, they had one daughter Ethel Effie JACQUE b. 19, August 1892 in Oklahoma Territory. Family rumors have it that James died in Kansas and left my grandmother some money in his will. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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