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KEARNY COUNTY BIOGRAPHIES

Alvin R. Beaty
...born in Carroll County, Missouri, January 26, 1850. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/b/beatyar.html

Alonzo B. Boylan
...born at Canaseraga, Allegany County, New York, July 21, 1841. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/b/boylanab.html

James Campbell
...born in Greene County, Tennessee, on March 11, 1842. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/c/campbej.html

Samuel Harris Corbett
...born February 7, 1859, in Baltimore, Maryland. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/c/corbetsh.html

George G. Garrettson
...born at Muscatine, Iowa, October 14, 1861. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/g/garretgg.html

Robert B. Glass
...born August 19, 1854, in Owen County, Kentucky. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/g/glassrb.html

Joseph C. Hart
...born in Jacksboro, Campell County, July 24, 1867. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/h/hartjc.html

James T. Horde
...born October 6, 1857, in Washington County, Illinois. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/h/hordejt.html

William H. Johnson
...born September 22, 1856 in Clark County, Missouri. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/j/johnsowh.html

George F. Johnston
...born at Reading, Pennsylvania, December 26, 1864. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/j/johnstgf.html

William B. Logan
...born in Boone County, Missouri, March 23, 1836. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/l/loganwb.html

Charles H. Longstreth
...born March 30, 1842, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/l/longstch.html

Charles Alton Loucks
...born in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, June 12, 1873. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/l/loucksca.html

Melvin A. Mosher
...born March 26, 1857, in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/m/mosherma.html

James Mullany
...born January 28, 1848, in County Sligo, Ireland. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1919ks/m/mullanj.html

John O'Laughlin
... was born in County Clare, Ireland, June 24, 1842. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history... (1912) at: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/archives/1912/o3/olaughlin_john.html

John Patton
...born about 1834 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He was an early settle of Kearny County and biographical information on him is included in a sketch of his son, William Patton, of Hamilton County KS. The biography of William E. Patton can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/p/pattonwe.html

Francis Livingston Pierce
...born December 28, 1846, in Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/p/piercefl.html

Edmond S. Snow
...born at Austinburg in Ashtabula County, Ohio, January 25, 1845. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/s/snowes.html

Charles H. Spencer
...born in Bureau County, Illinois, November 26, 1873. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/s/spencech.html

Edgar R. Thorpe
...born in Ross County, Ohio, August 1, 1861. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/t/thorpeer.html

Waechter Brothers (Otto and William Waechter)
...natives of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, where Otto was born October 29, 1853, and William on October 24, 1854. His full biography can be found online on the KSGenWeb transcription of A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans at: http://www.skyways.org/genweb/archives/1919ks/w/waechter.html

 

HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE BIOGRAPHIES TO THE KEARNY COUNTY KSGenweb PAGE:

Do you have a short, biographical piece on a Kearny County resident tucked away in a scrapbook, trunk or file. Does it come from an old local history, a family history or is it something you've written yourself. Send it in and share it with the rest of us! Type up your biography and email it to us and we'll post it below. Just observe the following guidelines...
To enter your Kearny County biographies please follow the "Nine Commandments" of submission:

1- Email them to
sixsunflowers@yahoo.com. Put KEARNY CO BIOGRAPHY in your subject line. If you'd rather mail them to us through the U.S. Postal Service our address is: Bill and Diana Sowers, 1746 SW Fairmont Rd., Topeka, KS 66604
2- On the first line put the surname of the person.
3-On the second line put the person's full name. Try to use as full a name as you know. Put all surnames in capital letters. Put a nickname or other name used "in quotes." Put a maiden name in (parentheses). If a woman was married more than once add the surnames in order of husband married to. Here are some examples:
Armelia Elizabeth "Mel" (ALGER) POLLOCK
Susannah Maria "Maria" (CODY) SMITH JOHNSTON
Jacob "Jake" MELLONS
4-Limit your biography to less than 400 words. This may be hard. Some biographies go on and on. Figure out what to keep... what to drop. If we get something too long we'll have to send it back to you for editing. If you aware of an online biography just put down some bare bones information on the individual and link to the biographical source on the Internet. Examples of this are below.
5- It's ok to edit biographies you submit from other sources than yourself. If you want to add maiden names, correct/add dates or other information do so. Just put any added information in [brackets]. That lets the reader know that this is something not in the original obituary. Just remember to keep the whole thing under 400 words.
6-PLEASE.... Your biographies should be about Kearny County residents only... A resident is an individual who lived in Kearny County for part of his/her life. You may use material from other county histories if the person was born or lived in Kearny County.
7-Include the source of the biography. If it's from a book, give the full title, author, year and place of publication. If it's from a newspaper or journal include the periodical's title, date of issue, volume number, issue number, and place of publication. A special warning... if you use a source that is copyrighted or published more recently than 1923 make sure you have the permission of the author/publisher before you submit it. If you write the biography yourself just say so.
8-Put "submitted by [your name and email address]" at the end. If you want to, include your postal address as well. Include your relation to the individual. Below you will find biographies with no "submitted by" notes. These biographies are usually provided by us as we come across them for people we are not related to. We hope they may be of some help to someone. If you'd also like to donate biographies about Kearny County residents not related to you just let us know this when you send them to us.
9-Remember... these are biographies... not queries. If you have questions about a person, put them on the query page. We will delete questions/queries within a biography and ask you if you'd like them on the query page. On the other hand it's ok to write: "John Smith's birtdate is unknown." or "I do not know where John Smith was born."
It's as simple as that!

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