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  1. ARMSTRONG (James Fred) armstron@silcon.com Ruth Armstrong Oct 19 1996
    Searching for exact birthdate for James Fred ARMSTRONG born 1903-1904, probably in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. Son of James P. and Frances (Fannie) B. ARMSTRONG. Shortly after moved to St. Joseph, MO and then to Kansas City, MO where he resided until 1925 when he and his mother moved to California. Parents were divorced between 1920 and 1925. Would appreciate a lookup in city or county birth records and/or church records (Protestant). Thank you.
  2. BABCOCK (Jeremiah). J. Pointer, JPSecure@aol.com (Dec 29 1996). Jeremiah BABCOCK, b 1810 NY. Lived in Illinois for several years. Sometime after 1870, Jeremiah (he would be in his 60's) went to Kansas City. Cannot find any trace of him. Hoping someone has come across him in their genealogical searches. ANY help would be appreciated.
  3. BARNETT (Robert Crary). camillem@icenter.net: Camille Ammerman. Dec 10 1996
    Researching Robert Crary Barnett born 1869, employed 1900s with Tuttle & Pike, Civil Engineers, Kansas City, Jackson Co MO; may have resided Wyandotte Co KS. Exchange data.
  4. BECKENHAUPT. 76200.1143@compuserve.com: Jean E Schaefer. Jan 15 1997
    I have been researching the BECKENHAUPT surname. Beginning in Germany, then Cincinnati, Ohio then Peoria, Illinois. Two branches of this family relocated to Kansas City (Wyandotte County) and my trace efforts bogged down there. The family organization is....Johann BECKENHAUPT, 1819 Ger - 1882 Cin; Carolina PETERS, 1829 Ger - 1913 Cin. They had twelve children in Cincinnati The two below went to Kansas City Maybe a third daughter who never married Helena (Ella) BECKENHAUPT, bca 1860 Cin - mar 1878 Charles F SCHNIER, aka Karl Friedrich Anna Josephine BECKENHAUPT, bca 1875 Cin Martin STEWART I would really like to contact another researcher or interested person that I can share with. Jean E. Schaefer, 3913 Woodthrush Drive, Cincinnati OH 45251, (513) 385-7083
  5. BLUM(E) (Edward Frederick). Ed Blum, edblum@aol.com (Dec 28 1996). Seeking info re: Edward Frederick BLUM(E). Naturalized St. LOuis, moved to KS, Wyandotte Co. I believe, approx.1860. 1880 census shows him to have been a cooper.
  6. BRADLEY/BRADLY Carroll; IRL/SCT>MO,USA/KS,USA; 1850-1920. Bill Madden, at bcmadden@worldnet.att.net. My great great-grandfather, Carroll Bradley came from Scotland or Ireland estimated to be the 1850’s’. He married Emma Baldwin between 1865-1872. They had two children: Martha Baldwin Bradley (Born: March 21, 1873) and Carrie Bradley (Born: Unknown). Martha married James Valentine Taylor about 1887 in Kansas (Wyandotte County). Martha and James moved from Missouri to Washington between 1887-1890’s.
  7. BRADLEY/BRADLY Martha ; MO,USA>Wyondotte County, KS, USA>WA, USA>CA,USA; 1873-1951. Bill Madden, at bcmadden@worldnet.att.net. Martha a.k.a. Mattie (Baldwin) Bradley was born March 21, 1873 in Missouri. She had a sister, Carrie Bradley. Carrie’s birthday is not known. Martha married James “Valentine” Taylor about 1887 in Kansas (Wyandotte County). Martha and James moved from Kansas to Washington about 1898. The 1900 US Census finds them in King County, Yisler Precinct. Martha’s mother’s maiden name was Emma Baldwin from Iowa. Her father, Carroll Bradley, was from Ireland or Scotland and settled in Missouri. She died in Stockton, California August 14, 1951.
  8. BROWN (I.Clark). Linda Glaus at lglaus@Idd.net is looking for anything on I.Clark Brown in Miami County,Wyandotte county or Pottawatamie County, Kansas. (10-96)
  9. CARLSON, Hannah. FEMAIL@erols.com. Does anyone know the name of an old cemetery in Wyandotte County, KS that is located at 5th and Quindaro? I'm looking for Hannah Carlson. She is my g-grandmother and supposedly is buried in that cemetery. thanks, cc
  10. CASWELL (Edward, Georgia). caswell@bigfoot.com: Donald Caswell; Mar 12 1997
    Looking for any information on Edward and Georgia Caswell, residents of Kansas City, Kansas or vicinity sometime before 1920. Edward may have been employed as a building contractor or carpenter. Eugene T. Caswell may have been born to Georgia in December of 1911, 12, or 13.
  11. CHILDERS (Ida Mae, Martha Ellen, William). hoosier379@aol.com, Gina; Apr 15 1997.
    Wyandotte County - searching for birth record for my gm, Ida Mae CHILDERS b. 28 Apr 1898; her sister, Martha Ellen b.8 May 1899/1900. Father - William CHILDERS. We believe the mother to be Elizabeth "Lizzie or Keziah" BREWER. Previous generation family members state my ggrandparents traveled from IN to KS where these 2 oldest children were born. It is important that I locate proof of my grandmother's birth so that I may continue on with my search of our family roots.
  12. CLARY. jpowell557@aol.com: Johnny Powell Jan 18 1997
    I am looking for any information on the CLARYs. They were early settlers of Kansas. They settled in Wyandotte and Cherokee counties.
  13. CULLINAN, McCLENDON. Cullinanms@aol.com Michael S. Cullinan Nov 8 1996
    Thomas Allen CULLINAN (1839-1904) was marshall of Junction City, Geary Co KS for more than 30 years. He was married on 1 May 1863 in Leavenworth to Mary Jane MCCLENDON (1844-1933), d.o. Jessie and Vina (nee ROBBINS) MCCLENDON. I want to know about his children: William Thomas Cullinan, George John Cullinan, John Thomas Cullinan, Elizabeth Jane Cullinan Larson, Mary Jane Cullinan Hatten, Nelle Allen Cullinan Slade and Lydia Benedicta Cullinan Evans. I'm wondering if any of the Cullinan boys had children, and if the name continues. Would be delighted to hear from any of the girls' lines as well. Also would LOVE a photograph of this man for my records (and to compare other family look-alikes!). Visit the family website. Thanks!!
  14. DOWNS (Ira Theopolis) - ASHLOCK. ellis@pld.com: Janice Rewertd. Jan 15 1997
    Looking for more information about Ira Theopolis DOWNS' family, who was born ind Wyandotte Co., KS in 1873. His parents were William DOWNS 1838-1922 and Margaret Emeline ASHLOCK 1846-1913
  15. DYCHE. DixonDesc@aol.com: Sandra E. Wyman, Jun 16 1997
    Found picture of Laurence DYCHE in antique shop in Richmond, IL. Would love to return to his family/descendants. Picture was taken at the Woodall Studio, 744 Central Ave., KCK. Also written on the picture is "graduation". Please e-mail: DixonDesc@aol.com
  16. EICHHOLTZ: I would greatly appreciate some info on my g.mother CARRIE BELLE EICHHOLTZ born 1890 to EDWARD J. EICHHOLTZ and CARRIE MILLER EICHHOLTZ in Rosedale KS......Did they have any other children? I cant find out where EDWARD is buried on anything on him there in Rosedale. My g mother Carrie Belle married Gfather LLOYD ARTHUR DYE there also..in 1908...How would I get documents of this?The last I have on DYEs is in OK 1920 Carrie and her mother are living alone with my father HOWARD WILLIAM DYE and his brothers HUBERT and LLOYD Jr If you'd like ,e-mail me DoloresJG@aol.com Thanks so much
  17. EVERETT (Martin S.) My name is Thomas M. Everett and just retired and relocated back to MO. Have been trying to trace down my family tree, expecially my grandfather and some of his brothers. One brother, Martin S. Everett, moved from OH to KS with his family about 1865 after the Civil War and I JUST NOW HAVE DISCOVERED in his Civil War military records from the Ntl. Archives that he lived at 301 Allcutt (where he died in 1938) in BONNER SPRINGS, KS I am looking for anyone who could put me in touch with any of his descendents. Thanks. Please respond to Tom Everett (e-mail update 12/98)
  18. GRAVES (Marcus). Marcie Van Deren, rmhc@digisys.net Jun 11 1997
    I am searching for the Marcus GRAVES family. He and his family would have been in KC c1919. What resources are available to me for this time frame? Thank you, Marcie Van Deren, Kalispell, MT
  19. GRIEPENSTROH (Louis). Bart Gripenstraw, bkgrip@slip.net (Dec 12 1996). I am looking for more information on Louis Christian GRIEPENSTROH. He appears in the 1870 Census in Wyandotte Co. with his family. Louis GRIEPENSTROH lists his trade as boilermaker. The Griepenstrohs had come from Metropolis, Illinois. They left Kansas and went west to San Jose, California in 1876. I am guessing the GRIEPENSTROH was in Wyandotte County for 6 years. What records would be available for the years 1870-1876. They had one children there in 1875. Thanks for your help. Bart Gripenstraw bkgrip@slip.net
  20. GRINTER -WILLIAMSON. I am researching my husband's family line in Kansas. He has a great-great-grandfather who lived in Stafford Co. in 1883, and married in June of that year in Rice Co. to Ida Williamson. His name was Frederick H. Grinter. In doing some research of the Grinter name in Kansas I came across the name of Moses Grinter who operated a ferry in what is now Wyandotte Co. in the 1830s. In one of the articles about Moses Grinter mention is made of his children but does not name them. Can you tell me how I might find out more about the Grinter family? I've found several references to Moses Grinter in books on Kansas history but it's always about the ferry he operated or his work among the Delaware Indians. (His wife, Annie Marshall, was 1/2 Delaware Indian.) Thank you for any help you may be able to give me. Mari Nielsen, at mariniel@ix.netcom.com
  21. HARRISON (Theodore Roosevelt). dmerrill@fastlane.net: Donna Merrill Mar 12 1997
    Theodore Roosevelt HARRISON b. 1905 in Rogers, Benton CO., AR. Son of Robert Austin HARRISON and Christian Pearlina COOK. He died 1974 in Kansas City, KS. He had a sister named Ruth. Any information would be appreciated.
  22. HOGUE (Hurley R.) Kristyann@aol.com or KristyMiller@msn.com: Kristy Miller Feb 11 1997
    I am looking for information on Hurley R. Hogue of Kansas. He was Bon March 31, 1885 county unknown. He married Delvora(Della) Holmes of Labette County, KS between 1900and1919. They moved to Portland, OR around 1919. Della Holmes was the daughter of Charles and Susie Holmes of Labette County. Della was born in 1889 . If anyone has any information on a Hogue/Hoge/Hogg/Hoag family in Kansas, please notify me.
  23. HORNIG (Gustav), d 25 Oct 1930 in Kansas City. I am looking for an obit or cemetery where buried. Gloria M. Bauer, bauerg@svpal.org.
  24. HURD (Benjamin W.). Martin E. Hollick, mclark@tiac.net Jun 13 1997
    Seeking descendants of Benjamin W. Hurd (1824-1904), born in Rochester, NH, died Quindaro Twnshp, Wynadotte, KS. Have much information on his ancestry and need information on his family in Kansas. He moved to KS in 1860 (listed in all censuses to 1900) and served in the Cavalry in the Civil War.
  25. JOHNSON (Harrison). wgjj@kode.net: Willie G. Johnson Mar 1 1997
    Working on A Family Tree. I need any Information available on Harrison Johnson born in Kansas City , july 25,1896. Thank you.
  26. LAD (John Wanton). Bruce Wertz, brucew@vynes.nmhu.edu Jun 4 1997 I would enjoy information about the family of John Wanton Ladd (1793-1865) who came to Wyandotte County ca. 1852. Two of his son-in-laws were Mathew R. Walker and Joel Walker, both of whom were Wyandotte Indians. John Wanton Ladd was first buried in 1865 in the Huron Indian Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas, and in July, 1898, his body and well of the bodies of his wife and three (3) daughters were removed to Forest Hillis cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.
  27. McCARY (John & Anna): D. R. Spencer, spence@swlink.net, Apr 23 1997
    My cousin Helen Durney-Dutton is looking for information on her ancestry, or looking to find relatives. Her mother was Corrine Ethel McCary, b. 10 Nov, 1887 in Kansas City, KS. Ethel, as she preferred to be called, m. 10 Mar 1903 to Frank Owen Durney in Denver, CO. Corrine Ethel's parents were John and Anna McCary. Corrine died 14 Feb, 1953 in the Genesee Memorial Hospital, Genesee County, NY. Any info greatly appreciated, sent to me for Helen Dutton
  28. CULLINAN, McCLENDON. Cullinanms@aol.com Michael S. Cullinan Nov 8 1996
    Thomas Allen CULLINAN (1839-1904) was marshall of Junction City, Geary Co KS for more than 30 years. He was married on 1 May 1863 in Leavenworth to Mary Jane MCCLENDON (1844-1933), d.o. Jessie and Vina (nee ROBBINS) MCCLENDON. I want to know about his children: William Thomas Cullinan, George John Cullinan, John Thomas Cullinan, Elizabeth Jane Cullinan Larson, Mary Jane Cullinan Hatten, Nelle Allen Cullinan Slade and Lydia Benedicta Cullinan Evans. I'm wondering if any of the Cullinan boys had children, and if the name continues. Would be delighted to hear from any of the girls' lines as well. Also would LOVE a photograph of this man for my records (and to compare other family look-alikes!). Visit the family website. Thanks!!
  29. MCGREGOR (Wiley or William). Charlotte Lucas, at rlucas@iamerica.net Jun 13 1997
    Looking for any information about the Wiley MCGREGOR family. They were in Wyandotte County on the 1870 census. There was also a William MCGREGOR that was probably his father. Thanks for the help. Charlotte Lucas
  30. McINTIRE (Timothy). rmcintire@aol.com: Ronald McIntire Mar 8 1997
    Seek any and all information on Timothy McIntire b.1819, Wilton, NH, d. 1910, Arkansas City, KS. (Cowley County) He came to Kansas via the Emigrant Aid Company of Mass, in Nov. 1854. Was part of the original Topeka (Breckenridge, Shawnee County) town association. Moved to Emporia (Lyon County) in 1858 then to Arkansas City in 1872. Was Editor of his youngest son's (Albert Timothy) news paper, the Arkansas Valley Democrat, from 1881 to 1897, was police judge, served one term in the Kansas House of Representatives in 1872, was doorman at the Kansas Constitutional Convention in 1858? Married Catherine Jane Hill of Claremont, NH in 1841, had 3 sons George Henry, Charles Martin, Albert Timothy, and one daughter Betsy Jane. Died at Topeka State Hospital Nov 10, 1910.
  31. McINTIRE (George Henry). rmcintire@aol.com: Ronald McIntire Mar 8 1997
    Seek any and all information on GEORGE HENRY MCINTIRE b. 1844, Wilton, NH, d. 1921, Arkansas City, KS. (Cowley County) He came to Kansas with his parents, Timothy and Catherine Jane McIntire via the Emigrant Aid Company of Mass, in Nov. 1854, and settled in what is now Topeka, KS. (Brekenridge, Shawnee County). He moved with is parents to Emporia (Lyon County) in 1858 where he lived on a farm south and east of Emporia. He ran the farm with his father and bought land in the area before 1872. In 1872, he moved to Arkansas City with his family and in 1884 became Cowley County Sherrif in Winfield KS (Cowley County). Through the years, he served as policeman, police judge, and Justice of the Peace in Arkansas City. He Married Mary Rozella Champlin in Emporia, KS about 1856. He had one son, George Albert McIntire, and several sisters. He died in Arkansas City in 1921. He had two brothers, Albert Timothy and Charles Martin McIntire, and one sister Betsy Jane Osgood. teverett@wwn.net Thanks. (12/6/96)
  32. NERO, Louis. Lhhart12345@aol.com Lee Hart (Jan 13 1997). Seeking info on Louis Nero, Born 1845 in New York. Married Mary Burns 1871 in Wyandotte Co.Ks.
  33. PEELER / SHAY. Noltens@aol.com: Carolyn Gang Mar 19 1997
    ROUSE/BECK Searching for a marriage record or some source of information to document the marriage of John Cefas Shay and Mary Ann Peeler on the 25 Nov 1877 in Edwardsville, Wyandotte Co, Kansas. Can anyone help me? Would appreciate any information on this family.
  34. POST, O'BRYNE. larrym@tower.ner.au: Larry Munden. Oct 26 1996
    Looking for information on the Post family living in Muncie, Kansas in the 1920's through 1940's Had two daughters. Mother maiden name was O'Byrne.
  35. POWELL (Lambert). Eric Powell, boomboom@sparta.csnet.net (Jan 16 1997). I am looking for information on my Grandfather, Lambert Powell. He was born on November 26, 1895. If anyone has anything that might benefit me, I would appreciate it. Nancy
  36. PRINGLE. cateyes@rangenet.com Cheryl Van De Hey. Oct 25 1996
    I am looking for any info on my great-grandmother and her parents. Her name was Kate Darling Pringle, and she was born in Wyandotte, KS on Nov. 26, 1860. Her father was the Rev. Samuel Pringle (b. in PA--date unkn.) who was a Methodist minister, a circuit rider who was sent from PA to be a missionary to the native tribes in and around Wyandotte. Our sketchy info says that he was supposedly the first Methodist minister in Wyandotte. His wife, whom we know nothing about, not even her name, died when Kate was seven years old. Shortly afterward, Rev. Pringle and Kate moved back to Pennsylvania. I'm looking specifically for information about Kate's mother, her fathers birthdate/place, and any historical info about Rev. Pringle in Wyandotte County. Any data, however small, is greatly appreciated.
  37. PROVENCE/LOVETT. schism@on-ramp.ior.com Su Chism Nov 12 1996
    Seeking info on my g grandfather John Wesley PROVENCE, b. about 1875 in Wyandotte Co., KS. He m. Annie Jane LOVETT in Denver, CO, in 1895.Also looking for his sisters-in-law, who moved from Colorado to Kansas City in the 1920s-30s: Lillian LOVETT (m. Chester HUNTER); Rose LOVETT (m. DUTLER); Daisy LOVETT (m. Ed O'NEIL); and Marian LOVETT. Thanks.
  38. REED (Hubbel & Eunice May RILEY). Jeanette (Reed) Gaylord, JeanneG@getonthe.net, I am attempting to find a record for HUBBELL REED and EUNICE MAY RILEY, my grandparents. The marriage took place in, or about1897 or 1898. My grandmother was born in Fort Scott KS, Bourbon Co. 18 April, 1877.Her father's name was Wm. Riley and I believe her mother's maiden name was WELCH. Their first son was born in Kansas City KA, 6 Sept. 1899. That's about all the information I have. I would be very grateful if you could help me, but either way thank you for being a helper. Jeanette (Reed) Gaylord, JeanneG@getonthe.net, 142 E465th Rd., Fair Play, MO 65649, Ph. (417) 654-2446
  39. ROGERS & ROSS (Ord or Orrin & Nellie). Helen Ross Jun 30 1997. Looking for information on lillian mae (rogers) ross b-2 aug 1899-kansas city,ks. her parents were ord or orrin rogers and nellie-i dont know if they were from kansas or not. lillian may have just been born there. lillian died in matamoras,pa. abt-mar 1942
  40. SHAY and PEELER. Noltens@aol.com: Carolyn Gang (Mar 19 1997). Searching for a marriage record or some source of information to document the marriage of John Cefas Shay and Mary Ann Peeler on the 25 Nov 1877 in Edwardsville, Wyandotte Co, Kansas. Can anyone help me? Would appreciate any information on this family.
  41. SMITH, DAVIDSON. Carol Beaman Sep 3 1996
    Looking for info about Gertrude Smith born 4 or 6 1880 in Lincoln Neb. married a Smith, may have been a River Boat gambler and lived around Kansas City or St.Joseph Mo. Wyandott Co ?? Was married and widowed by 1900. Gertrude was raised by Sidney and Samantha J. Davidson. Know nothing about them either Please help.
  42. TAYLOR/TAILOR/TAYLER/TAILER James; VA>MO>KS>WA, USA; 1859 - 1915. Bill Madden, at bcmadden@worldnet.att.net. I am looking for information about my great-grandfather, James Valentine Taylor. He was born on February 9, 1859 in Illinois. He may have worked for Amour Packing Company in Chicago, Illinois in the 1870’s. He married Martha Baldwin Bradley about 1887 in Kansas (Wyandotte County). They eventually moved to Seattle, Washington between 1887-1890’s. The 1900 US Census finds them in King County, Yisler Precinct. He died in Seattle, Washington on November 13, 1915. He had 8 children: Thomas, Gwendolyn, Beatrice, Millie, Cicle, George, James, and William Taylor.
  43. VICKER - BLAZEK - GOFORTH. Randy Hunter randy1@alpha.wcoil.com (May 1997). Frank Serfine Vicker born March 7, 1901 , died Sept. 26,1930. His wife was Nellie Hazel Blazek born Jan 8,1905 died in Edwardsville Kansas July 27, 1996. One son Alvin Frank Vicker lives in Bashor, Kansas. After Frank S. Vicker died, she married Lowell Donovan Goforth born sept. 20,1900 died april 15,1987.
  44. WHEELER (Benjamin & Sitha KING). Diane Golightly, MJGDKG@aol.com (May 12 1997). I am looking for any information on the BENJAMIN WHEELER family. They lived in Wyandotte County in the early 1890's. He married SITHA KING and had at least four children: CHARLES b. Oct 1883 in Missouri; WILLIAM b. Apr 1886 in Kansas; NORA b. June 1889 in Kansas; MARY b. March 1891 in Kansas. I believe that Benjamen Wheeler died in Wyandotte County between 1891 and 1900. In 1900, his wife and children are living in Batesville, Arkansas. Clues about this family have been very sparse, so any help or suggestions are very much appreciated.
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