Cherokee County Kansas Queries

 

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Queries October 2000



Anderson, Archer, Boyd (2), Brown, Bryant, Canady, ?Cherokees, Edgman, Hoyt, Kemp, May, Schermerhorn, Strong, Sweeten, Taylor


Topic: Hoyt family
From: James D. Swanson Sr. owl@my-freenet.com
Date: Monday, October 30, 2000 01:29 PM

I am interested in hearing from Hoyt,Wright and other lines from Cherokee County that are connected to the Swanson line.


Topic: Edgman family cemetary
From: James D. Swanson Sr. owl@my-freenet.com
Date: Monday, October 30, 2000 01:23 PM

I would like to hear from anyone who has a listing of the family members buried in the Edgman cemetary. I am a great-great grandson of Thomas Kimball Edgeman and Mary Ann Hogan Edgman.


Topic: Bryant's & Canady's in Galena, KS
From: Dortha Kay Brown dorthakay@aol.com
Date: Friday, October 27, 2000 04:11 PM

I am looking for any information related to the following families and their descendants:
David Francis Bryant and Plyna Elizabeth Hanna. Their children were:
James Samuel Bryant b. 1882 & mar. to Susie Canady in 1906.
William W. Bryant b. 1885
Mary Ella Bryant b. 1886
Benjamin F. Bryant b. 1888 & mar. to Essie Mae Canady in 1912 (This is my
grdparents and I have their line)
Simuel Buck Bryant b. 1891
George Washington Bryant b. 1894
Harriot Minerva Bryant b. 1895
John David Bryant b. 1900
Baby Bryant b. ?

Please contact me: Dortha Kay Brown Dorthakay@aol.com or call me 816-230-5569


Topic: Archer/Sweeten
From: Karen Smith wamosandfetch@prodigy.net
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2000 08:35 PM I would appreciate hearing from anyone related to James Thomas Archer (11-18-1832) from Tennessee who relocated to the "Tennessee Prairie" part of Galena between 1874 and 1878. He is my great-great- grandfather (his youngest daughter Lena (12-13-1876), my great-grandmother, married David Sweeten, my great-grandfather, and Flora Sweeten Carlisle, one of their daughters is my grandmother). I have information to share.

(I posted a message on the boards in January of 1999).


Topic: Kate (nee May) Brown
From: Julia Lee otey50@aol.com
Date: Sunday, October 15, 2000 10:35 PM

Searching for info regarding my Afro-American gg aunt, Kate (nee May) Brown, who lived on Wyandotte St. in Baxter Springs. When her Tennessee sister died in 1949, Kate was listed in the obituary as still living and she was 104 years old at the time. I have the family slave genealogy back to the late 1700's. Any info from the census, a newspaper clipping regarding her death, or info of her descendants will be appreciated.


Topic: Kemp
From: Brian Phillips brian_phillips1@msn.com
Date: Sunday, October 15, 2000 02:55 AM

Looking for information on Julia Amelia Kemp b.17 Feb 1891 in Weir City. Father was Edward Kemp and mother Sarah (Sara)Wilson. Any information would be much appreciated.

Brian


Topic: Cherokees In Kansas
From: Rebecca Shewmake teondaloga@hotmail.com
Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 02:16 PM

I am researching the Cherokee occupation in Kansas. Many history books have conflicting information so I would like to request any information anyone might have on areas that the Cherokee have occupied, in any part of Kansas, especially pre 1900.

Thank you.


Topic: ANDERSON & STRONG ARCHITECT FIRM IN GALENA KS.
From: DON FREEMAN don629@swbell.net
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2000 04:59 PM

LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THE FIRM LOCATED AT #7 RUSH BUILDING IN GALENA KS. THRU CENSUS POLLS, I HAVE FOUND THE NAMES F.M. ANDERSON & EDWARD A STRONG. THE FIRM MADE THE PLANS FOR E.B. SCHERMERHORN, WHOSE HOME IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES. ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRCIATED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I HAVE THEIR MONTH & YEAR OF BIRTH & STATES OF BIRTH "MO" FOR ANDERSON, AND "KENTUCKY" FOR STRONG, E-MAIL ME


Topic: E.B. SCHERMERHORN , GALENA, KS. BANKER
From: DON FREEMAN don629@swbell.net
Date: Monday, October 09, 2000 07:24 PM

LOOKING FOR DETAILS ON E.B. SCHERMERHORN, ONE OF GALENA'S MOST PROMINENT CITIZENS. CAME TO GALENA IN 1877 WHEN GALENA FIRST FOUNDED. STARTED FROM NOTHING AND BECAME ONE OF CHEROKEE COUNTIES WEALTHIEST BUSINESS MEN!!!!!!!!! HAVE A LOT OF INFO, BUT WOULD LIKE ANYTHING ANYONE HAS, ESPECIALLY PICTURES OF E.B. OR OF HIS TWO WIVES: ABBIE WHO DIED 12/15 OR OF ELLA WHO DIED JUST TWO WEEKS BEFORE E.B. IN 01/23. HE WAS A BANKER, KS. LEGISLATOR, ON THE KANSAS BOARD OF CONTROL, AND HIS HOME, CONSTRUCTION STARTED IN 1891,IS ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES ALSO DONATED LAND FOR THE CITY PARK "SCHERMERHORN PARK" IN 06/22!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! REAL NEAT GUY, AGAIN WOULD LIKE ANY DETAILS


Topic: Boyds in Scammon, KS
From: Pam Plachte pplachte@aol.com
Date: Sunday, October 08, 2000 10:22 AM

Looking for information on John W. Boyd and Lula Ivy Boyd. According to Lula's mother's obit, they lived in Scammon KS 1922.
John and Lula were married 1886 in Johnson County MO. Lula was the daughter of Francis Marion Ivy and Malinda Stewart Ivy of MO
They had at least one daughter...Edith

Edith married ? Haskins and had at least one daughter. Any help with this family would be appreciated. Where are they buried, was Edith born here, etc?

Have a four generation picture, will share what we have with those in this line. Picture has Malinda Ivy, Lula Ivy Boyd, Edith Boyd Haskins and daughter.


Topic: Taylor and Boyd in Baxter Springs
From: Colleen Lill sassenach@home.com
Date: Saturday, October 07, 2000 10:05 AM

I am trying to find information on my ggrandmother's brother, Cassius Taylor. He was the marshall in Baxter Springs during the early 1870's. In June 1872, he was murdered by the town mayor JR Boyd as the result of a long standing feud.

I would like to know: what happened to JR Boyd? Was he tried and convicted?
Where is Cassius buried?
Was Cassius ever married?

Would appreciate any help.

 


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