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Maple Grove School, Wilson County, Kansas

1906-07

Maple Grove School is noted on the 1910 Newark Township map as a building with the word school by it. It is located in the same gride as the land owned by Cephas Bowen.

The 1906-7 Census as found for Maple Grove School in Newark Township according to the provision of the truancy law, School law 1903, section 66: Girls and boys are listed separately. The address given for the school is Thayer, Kansas.

NAME AGE PARENT
ANDERSON, HELEN 10 W. C. ANDERSON
ANDERSON, GRACE 7 "
BERG, BESSIE 15 CHARLIE BERG
BERG, HANNAH 14 "
BERG, ELSIE 11 "
BERG, HELDA 7 "
BERG, IDA 6 "
BENSON, ALTA 9 CHARLIE BENSON
BOWEN, CLARA 14 CEPHAS BOWEN (MINE)
CASKEY, BESSIE 7 W. G. CASKEY
GEORGE, RUTH 8 MILTON GEORGE
GEORGE, EVA 6 "
GILDARN, RITA 20 MRS. E. GILDARN
HEFLEY, EDITH 14 V. P. HEFLEY
HEFLEY, ELDA 9 "
HOWE, KATIE 19 C. HOWE
KILGORE, NORA 18 F. KILGORE
KILGORE, AGNES 19 E. T. KILGORE
KILGORE, ETHEL 17 "
KILGORE, ROSA 10 "
LINDSAY, CORRILLA 18 F. LINDSAY
LINDSAY, ELLA 12 "
WHEELER, GLADIS 14 ASA WHEELER
WHEELER, DAISY 12 "
WHEELER, IDA 10 "
WHEELER, ALTA 7 "
 
NAME AGE PARENT
BERG, ROY 9 CHARLIE BERG
BENSON, HERMAN 15 MRS. ANN BENSON
BENSON, AUTHUR 13 "
BLACK, ATTO 9 R. J. BLACK
BLACK, ROY 7 "
BROWN, EDDIE 18 A. J. BROWN
BROWN, HARRY 14 "
BOWEN, ALONZO 7 CEPHAS BOWEN
CASKEY, LEO 15 WES CASKEY
CASKEY, ARLIE 13 "
CASKEY, JUDSON 11 "
COATS, RALPH 5 ROSCOE COATS
EXUM, DELVA 5 R. M. EXUM
GEORGE, URL 15 MILTON GEORGE
HEMPERLY, WADE 13 C. E. HEMPERLY
HEMPERLY, CLAY 10 "
HEMPERLY, LYLE 8 "
HEMPERLY, HUGH 5 "
HEFLEY, GLEN 20 V. P. HEFLEY
HOWE, TAY 5 JOHN HOWE
KILGORE, ALBERT 14 E. T. KILGORE
KILGORE, JOHNNIE 7 "
LNDSEY, FRANKIE 7 F. LINDSEY
MILLER, GERALD 9 IRA MILLER
MILLER, BRYON 5 "
WHEELER, ROY 20 ASA WHEELER
WHEELER, GLEN 17 "
WHEELER, CLYDE 16 "

As you can see some of the families had children every year. Some of the 20 year olds where born in 1887. A lot of these last names can be found on the Newark Township plat map of 1910, in range 17.


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