Kansas History and Heritage Project-Clay County Deaths

Clay County Death Records
Affidavits of Death, 1888(con't)-1889



This information was abstracted from the probate files. The person's name, date and place of death, heirs and their ages, relationships and residences (when given) are included.


Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Charles Gilbert Nov. 11th, 1888 home in Clay Co. Susan E. Gilbert, widow Clay Co.  
Charles A. Gilbert, son Clay Co.  
Susan E. Down, dau. Clay Co.  
Arthur C. Gilbert, son Clay Co.  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Edward F. Badet Nov. 1st, 1888 home in Clay Co. Bell Starr, sister  
Anna Bruce, sister  
Eugene Badet, brother  
Alexander Badet, brother  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
W. A. Coulter Oct. 20th, 1888 home in Clay Co. Samuel Coulter, father  
Jane Coulter, mother  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
John C. Hileman Nov. 28th, 1888 Iwacura Lillie J. Hileman, widow Iwacura  
Orva Hileman, son, age 3 Iwacura  
Bell Hileman, dau., age 2 Iwacura  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Newton Putnam Feb. 29th, 1888 Green Mary Putnam, widow Green  
Edwin G. Putnam, son, age 61 Green  
Charles Putnam, son, age 48 Green  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
W. G. W. Day Sept. 3rd, 1888 Waynesburg, PA Jane M. Day, widow Waynesburg, PA  
Marguerette Day, dau, age 16 Waynesburg, PA  
Lawrence M. Day, son, age 14 Waynesburg, PA  
Lewis E. Day, son, age 11 Waynesburg, PA  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Robert Robertson Jan. 5th, 1889 Morganville Thomas Roberts, brother, age 41  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
William M. Huckstep Sept. 15th, 1888 Clay Center Rose L. Huckstep, widow, age 25 Clay Center  
Susie B. Huckstep, dau., age 5 Clay Center  
Harrie G. Huckstep, son, age 3 Clay Center  
Wilhelmina Huckstep, dau., age 8 mo. Clay Center  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Alexander McChesney May 9th, 1888 Orange, NJ L. McChesney, son, age 46 Clay Center  
V. C. McCehsney, son, age 43 Clay County  
Oscar McChesney, son, age 35 Orange, NJ  
Eva McChesney, dau., age 33 Orange, NJ  
Ella Merwin, dau., age 30 Orange, NJ  
Rodney McChesney, son, age 27 Clay Center  
Lindsley McChesney, son, age 25 Orange, NJ  
Laura McChesney, dau., age 23 Orange, NJ  
John McChesney, son, age 21 Clay County  
Bert McChesney, son, age 16 Clay Center  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Joseph Vanway March 17th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Mary J. Campbell, dau., age 35 Dickinson Co.  
Euphenia M. Dungan, dau., age 31 Clay County  
Phebe Wilson, dau., age 29 Clay County  
Annie C. Vanway, dau. Age 27 Clay County  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
John Blom April 16th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Mrs. C. Freid, sister Clay County  
Mrs. P. Eddling, sister Clay County  
Willie Wallen, nephew, age 18 Clay County  
Annie Wallen, niece, age 14 Clay County  
Julia Wallen, niece, age 9 Clay County  
Axel Wallen, nephew, age 5 Clay County  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Mary Hoss May 2nd, 1889 home in Clay Co. J. F. Hoss, son, age 42 Clay County  
Adolph Hoss, son, age 37 Chicago, IL  
May Wilhousen, dau., age 40 Chicago, IL  
Paulina Hoss, dau., age 24 Clay County  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Jobes Small May 22nd, 1889 home in Clay Co. Elizabeth Small, widow, age 53 Clay County  
Bingman Small, son, age 29 Allison, KS  
Harry Small, son, age 25 Clay County  
George Small, son, age 23 Clay County  
Louisa H. Wylie, dau., age 26 Jennings, KS  
Elizabeth Small, dau., age 19 Clay County  
Mary Jane Small, dau., age 17 Clay County  
Ruth Iona Small, dau., age 8 Clay County  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Michael Jones July 12th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Martha Jones, widow, age 76 Clay County  
Amanda Ernest, dau., age 44 Ft. Collins, CO  
Malissa G. Tharp, dau., age 42 Hermasa, Dakota  
Demitia W. Ernest, dau., age 38 Sundance, WY  
Matilda J. Mays, dau., age 35 Raw Hide Buttes, WY  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Elizabeth Eddy July 5th, 1889 Clay County Susan E. Usborne, dau., age 39 Clay Center  
Thomas V. Eddy, son, age 35 Seattle, WA  
Robert L. Eddy, son, age 33 Watertown, DK  
Henry L. Eddy, son, age 28 Clay Center  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Thomas Davis July 16th, 1889 near Bala Anna H. Jones, dau., age 43 Clay Center  
Samuel H. Davis, son, age 41 Clay County, Bala P.O.  
Susan Vedder, dau., age 37 Utica, NY  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
James S. Scott July 18th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Margaret B. Scott, widow  
Maggie R. Fullerton, dau., age 34  
Agnes J. Hall, dau., age 32  
Mary E. Trechsel, dau., age 31  
William E. Scott, son, age 29  
John R. Scott, son, age 27  
Helen M. Scott, dau., age 25  
James S. Scott, son, age 23  
Viola J. Chestnut, dau., age 21  
Isabella B. B. Scott, dau., age 15  
Elizabeth Chestnut, dau., age 37  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Anna S. Holte July 23rd, 1889 Clay County Nels B. Holte  
Severine B. Holt  
Tom B. Holte  
Moren Madeson  
Dave B. Holte  
Peter B. Holte  
Susie B. Holte  
Minnie B. Holte  
Mary Halverson  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Reuben Smith Juy 20th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Adalade D. Smith, widow  
George I. Smith, son, age 49  
Cala D. Smith, dau., age 36  
Alice E. Smith, dau., age 34  
Charles P. Smith  
Ida Smith  
Ralph E. Smith  
Frank Smith  
William H. Smith  
Minnie Smith  
Anna M. Smith  
Daniel E. Smith  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
James Donaldson Aug. 4th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Armina Donaldson, widow, age 38  
Felix Donaldson, son, age 20  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
George Avery, Sr. Sept. 29th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Phebe Hinds, dau.  
Mary A. Strater, dau.  
Mrs. Riley A. Elkins, dau.  
Mrs. William C. Richardson, dau.  
George Avery, son  
Henry Avery, son  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
James Hathaway Nov. 22nd, 1888 home in Clay Co. Martha Hathaway, widow  
Lucy Ann Cowles, dau., age 56  
Esther Cotton, dau., age 39  
S. D. Hathaway, son, age 37  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Samuel Haws Oct. 6th, 1889 home in Clay Co. Talitha Baker, dau., age 53 Clay County  
Minervia J. Eads, dau., age 46 Clay County  
Samuel Haws, son, age 45 Clay County  
Lavina A. Nelson, dau., age 42 Riley Co., KS  
Susan Vincent, dau., age 40 Clay County  
Eliza P. Pate, dau., age 38 Esbon, KS  
Thomas J. Haws, son, age 30 Kingfisher, OK  
Ella Sims, dau., age 27 Clay Center  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Joseph McCulloch Sept. 29th, 1889 Mulberry Twp. Sarah McCulloch, widow, age 45 Mulberry Twp.  
Rosie McCulloch, dau., age 20 Mulberry Twp.  
Joseph McCulloch, son, age 13 Mulberry Twp.  
John McCulloch, son, age 7 Mulberry Twp.  
Harry J. Belleau, g-son, age 2 Mulberry Twp.  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
William Farber Dec. 26th, 1889 home in Clay Co. no widow or children  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Elizabeth Kiser Aug. 20th, 1889 home in Clay Co. William A. Kiser, son, age 54 Eureka, KS  
 
 
 
 
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence  
Abraham Worley Sept. 5th, 1874 home in Clay Co. Sarah M. Worley, dau., age 45 Clay Center  
George W. Worley, son, age 37 Topeka  
David E. Worley, son, age 35 Clay County  
Thomas J. Worley, son, age 38 Hanlam, KS  
M. K. N. J. Moser, dau., age 30 Mentor, KS  
John R. Worley, son, age 28 Mentor, KS  




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