Kansas History and Heritage Project-Clay County Deaths

Clay County Death Records
Affidavits of Death, 1890-1891



Below are records abstracted from 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
Peterson, Stina S. Feb. 9th, 1890 her home Annie Danielson, daughter, age 32 Goshen Twp.
      Augustus Peterson, son, age 31 Hayes Twp.
      Nels A. Peterson, son, age 25 Morris Co., KS
      Hattie Danielson, daughter, age 23 Hayes Twp.
      Albert T. Peterson, son, age 21 Hayes Twp.
      David Peterson, son, age 18 Hayes Twp.
      Minnie Peterson, daughter, age 16 Hayes Twp.
      Dinah Peterson, daughter, age 14 Hayes Twp.
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Chapman, Simeon A. Feb. 1st, 1890 his home Edward C. Chapman, son, age 34 Groton, CT
      A. C. Chapman, son, age 32 Clay Co., KS
      F. L. Chapman, son, age 30 Clay Co., KS
      A. Luella Parke, daughter, age 28 Groton, CT
      Roswell M. Chapman, son, age 22 Groton, CT
      Allen L. Chapman, son, age 20 Groton, CT
      Samuel W. Chapman, son, age 18 Groton, CT
      Simeon A. Chapman, son, age 15 Clay Co., KS
      Carrie B. Chapman, daughter, age 12 Groton, CT
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Haynes, Louis July 7th, 1890 his home George A. Haynes, brother Hardwick, VT
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Grider, John J. Aug. 6th, 1890 his home Ellen Grider, widow, age 26 Clay Co., KS
      Ethel M. Grider, daughter, age 2 Clay Co., KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Lawson, John Aug. 11th, 1890 his home Margaret Lawson, widow, age 60  
      Mary Dugger, daughter, age 35  
      James Lawson, son, age 33  
      John C. Lawson, son, age 31  
      David T. Lawson, son, age 29  
      George H. Lawson, son, age 26  
      Alexander B. Lawson, son, age 24  
      Isabell E. Lawson, daughter, age 20  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Willaims, Joseph Aug. 31st, 1890 his home Mary M. Williams, widow, age 44 Clay Co., KS
      Nelson Williams, son, age 41 Wier, MA
      Homer Williams, son, age 39 St. Paul, MN
      Alfred Williams, son, age 34 unknown
      Fedelia Dagle, daughter, age 32 Stafford, CT
      Nellie Williams, son, age 26 St. Paul, MN
      Clara Williams, daughter, age 24 Clay Co., KS
      Phebe Ritnor, daughter, age 22 Clay Co., KS
      Augusta Williams, daughter, age 19 Clay Co., KS
      Frederick Williams, son, age 19 Clay Co., KS
      Matilda Williams, daughter, age 15 Clay Co., KS
      Mabel Williams, daughter, age 6 Clay Co., KS
      Charles Williams, son, age 3 Clay Co., KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Anderson, O. B. Aug. 17th, 1890 Tollanp, Sweden Bingta Anderson, sister, age 63  
      Andrew Anderson, brother, age 58  
      Mons Anderson, brother, age 53  
      Nels Anderson, brother, age 33  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Durrin, Margaret Nov. 23rd, 1890 her home Elizabeth Lyon, daughter  
      Joseph H. Durrin, son  
      Margaret Butler, daughter  
      Reuben Durrin, son  
      Emma Sharpe, daughter  
      George Durrin, son  
      Harvey Durrin, son  
      Mabel Durrin, grand-daughter  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Ferguson, A. D. P. Dec. 30th, 1890 his home Mary L. Lewis, daughter, age 27 Clifton, KS
      Maggie R. Stober, daughter, age 25 Vining, KS
      Ellen N. Upham, daughter, age 23 Minorsville, KS
      Dora E. Ferguson, daughter, age 20 Clifton, KS
      John C. Ferguson, son, age 17 Clifton, KS
      Adella M. Ferguson, daughter, age 15 Clifton, KS
      Julia A. Ferguson, daughter, age 12 Clifton, KS
      Leslie C. Ferguson, daughter, age 9 Clifton, KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Hanlon, John March 15th, 1891 his home Margaret Hanlon, widow Clay Center, KS
      Mary Hanlon Farrell, daughter Prairie View, KS
      Kate Hanlon Bickford, daughter Phillipsburg, KS
      Cornelius Hanlon, son Leavenworth, KS
      John Hanlon, son Danburg, CT
      Jeremiah Hanlon, son Chicago, IL
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Chestnut, Thomas Sr. March 9th, 1891 his home Mary Chestnut, widow  
      James Chestnut, son, age 49  
      Nathaniel Chestnut, son, age 47 Bostrix, NE
      Thomas Chestnut, son, age 45  
      William Chestnut, son, age 43  
      Margaret Chestnut, daughter, age 41  
      Barbara Chestnut, daughter, age 38 Ceedley, CA
      John Chestnut, son, age 36  
      Robert W. Chestnut, son, age 33 Marissa, IL
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Nixon, Emma Apr. 13th, 1891 her home Rosa A. Nixon, daughter, age 19  
      Eliza J. Nixon Steward, daughter, age 17  
      Florence M. Nixon, daughter, age 14  
      Bertha M. Nixon, daughter, age 12  
      Ethel V. Nixon, daughter, age 5  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Hinds, Joel H. July 11th, 1891 his home Phebe Hinds, widow, age 59 Broughton, KS
      George E. Hinds, son, age 30 Broughton, KS
      Martin H. Hinds, son, age 28 Broughton, KS
      Frank W. Hinds, son, age 26 Broughton, KS
      Silas E. Hinds, son, age 25 Broughton, KS
      Delilah L. Reed, daughter, age 22 Clay Center, KS
      Effie L. Hinds, daughter, age 20 Broughton, KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Girard, Cyrille Aug. 12th, 1891 his home Josephine Girard, widow, age 38 Mulberry Twp.
      Joseph E. Girard, son, age 15  
      Charles E. Girard, son, age 13  
      Henry F. Girard, son, age 11  
      Oliva A. Girard, daughter, age 9  
      Treffle O. Girard, son, age 7  
      Julie E. Girard, daughter, age 15 mo.  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Gross, Maria M. Sept. 20th, 1891 her home Mary M. Gross, daughter, age 37 Baden, Germany
      Louisa Gross, daughter, age 33 Dickinson Co., KS
      Sophia Gross, daughter, age 28 Athelstane, KS
      Anna K. Gross, daughter, age 26 Athelstane, KS
      Willie Gross, grandson, age 7 Great Bend, KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Reed, John A. Oct. 18th, 1891 his home Mary I. Reed, widow, age 52 Green, KS
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Geseman, Fred Oct. 5th, 1891 his home Caroline Geseman, widow, age 47 Blaine Twp.
      Lessetta Geseman, daughter, age 15  
      Louisa Geseman, daughter, age 12  
      Emily Geseman, daughter, age 9  
      Edward Geseman, son, age 4  
      Elmer Geseman, son, age 4 mo.  
         
         
         
         
Decedent Date of Death Place of Death Heirs Residence
Sparks, Thomas Nov. 29th, 1891 his home John E. Sparks, son, age 39 Exeter Twp.
      George W. Sparks, son, age 37 Exeter Twp.
      Joseph P. Sparks, son, age 35 New Mexico
      Isola Smith, daughter, age 27 Clay Center, KS
      Martha A. Sparks, daughter, age 24 Exeter Twp.
      Frances E. Sparks, daughter, age 18 Exeter Twp.




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