Kansas History and Heritage Project-Clay County Deaths

Clay County Death Records
Affidavits of Death, 1896-1897



Below are records of abstracted 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
Maria Ransley Feb. 14th, 1896 Fact, Kansas Thomas Ransley, 71, husband Fact, Kansas
Ellen Tyson, 55, daughter Ellinwood, Nebraska
Ambrose Boughen, 48, son Fancy Creek, Kansas
John L. Boughen, 45, son Clay Center, Kansas
Sophia Slingsby, 38, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
Emma L. Newton, 33, daughter Fact, Kansas
Thomas Ransley, 24, adopted son Fact, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Mary Long Feb. 21st, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Jeremiah Long, 65, son South Pern, Indiana
  Aaron Long, 62, son Wyandotte, Kansas
  Elizabeth Cronk, 59, daughter Castle, Montana
  Enos Long, 57, son Kansas City, Kansas
  Julian Hamilton, 53, daughter Bluff, Missouri
  Nathaniel Long, 52, son Walnut Shade, Missouri
  Mary McAlister, 49, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Elisha Long, 47, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Laura Wilkerson, 46, daughter Bluff, Missouri
  William Long, 22, grandson Oberlin, Ohio
  LeRoy Long, 20, grandson Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Elizabeth Kaiser 11/12/96 Clay Center, Kansas Anna Mary Kaiser, 71, cousin Savannah, Georgia
  Frederick Kaiser, 50, distant Savannah, Georgia
  Emma Kaiser, 40, not related Savannah, Georgia
  Godfried Schwabb, 35, not related Morganville, Kansas
  Eliza Newhaus, 65, not related Stdmier, Switzerland
  Anna Newhaus, 35, not related Stdmier, Switzerland
  Jean Kummer, ng, not related Stdmier, Switzerland
  Fred Wyss, 50, not related Vining, Kansas
  Selma E. Kretzmeier, 32, not related Clay Center, Kansas
  House of the Friendless Leavenworth, Kansas
  Trustees German M.E. Church Clay Center, Kansas
  Mrs. Elizabeth Birhl, 45, not related Clay Center, Kansas
  German M.E. Conf. Retired ministers
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
John W. Keith April 8th, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Mary Keith, 51, wife Clay Center, Kansas
  George S. Keith, 29, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Nellie E. Neal, 27, daughter Dexter, Iowa
  Anna M. Fox, 24, daughter Doon, Iowa
  Estella M. Keith, 22, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Mabel M. Keith, 15, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Sadie Irene Keith, 13, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Eliza Hageman Jan. 2nd, 1896 Clay County, Kansas Sarah Young, 70, sister Wakefield, Kansas
  Miss Matilda Sloan, 72, sister Armabavil (Armagh?), Ireland
  Lillian M. Sheppard, 20, not related Kansas City, Missouri
  Martha Young, 24, niece Wakefield, Kansas
  George F. Sheppard, 27, not related Kansas City, Missouri
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Eli Baltazor April 25th, 1896 St. Joseph, Kansas Rosa Baltazor, 15, daughter St. Joseph, Kansas
  Jeremiah Baltazor, 13, son St. Joseph, Kansas
  Albert Baltazor, 11, son St. Joseph, Kansas
  Clara Baltazor, 8, son (??) St. Joseph, Kansas
  Celia Baltazor, 2, daughter St. Joseph, Kansas
  Arthur Baltazor, 0, son St. Joseph, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
D. C. Shafer July 25th, 1896 Clifton, Kansas D. M. Shafer, 65, father Clifton, Kansas
  Columbia Sherman, 41, sister Preemption, Illinois
  Miner L. Shafer, 39, brother Strawberry, Kansas
  Carrie Taylor, 37, sister Dunkard, Pennsylvania
  Annie Clarke, 35, sister Clifton, Kansas
  Edward Shafer, 31, brother Fort Sill, O. T.
  Nancy Callahan, 33, sister Vassar, Kansas
  Judson H. Shafer, 26, brother Preemption, Illinois
  Rosa Wagner, 23, sister Clifton, Kansas
  A. D. Sherman, 45, brother in law Preemption, Illinois
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Fred H. Avery July 9th, 1896 Wakefield, Kansas Hattie Avery, 29, wife Menoken, Kansas
  Ione Avery, 7, daughter Menoken, Kansas
  Henry Avery, 5, son Menoken, Kansas
  Edith Avery, 3, daughter Menoken, Kansas
  Oscar Avery 8 mo., son Menoken, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Della c. Morgan Aug. 22nd, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Curtis C. Morgan, 36, husband Clay Center, Kansas
  Guy W. Morgan, 17, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Marie Morgan, 6, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Stover Moon Sept. 8th, 1896 Green, Kansas Henrietta E. Moon, 37, wife Green, Kansas
  Willard D. Moon, 24, son Green, Kansas
  Orena O. Houser, 21, daughter Green, Kansas
  Elton C. Moon, 17. son Green, Kansas
  Leona Moon, 10, daughter Green, Kansas
  Lavernia A. Moon, 8, daughter Green, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Betsy Lingren Oct. 12th, 1896 Morganville, Kansas Louisa Patterson, 50, daughter Morganville, Kansas
  Albert Lingren, 46, son Oregon
  Carrie Beck, 42, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Emma Weatherspoon, 40, daughter Cripple Creek, Colorado
  Gus Lingren, 38, son Indian Territory
  John Lingren, 36, son Indian Territory
  Mary Nelson, 34, daughter Kansas City, Missouri
  Henry Lingren, 30, son Indian Territory
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Sarah Ann Kiner Nov. 19th, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Elizabeth Ellen Powers, 50, daughter Lincoln, Nebraska
  Samuel Kiner, 48, son Farm Ridge, Illinois
  William O. Kiner, 46, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Susan A. Crider, 44, daughter Otter, Illinois
  Mary Ann Morrison, 42, daughter Otter, Illinois
  Jennie Smith, 40, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  George Kiner, 38, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Frank Kiner, 40, son Clay Center, Kansas
  James Kiner, 39, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Clara M. Fox, 36, daughter Kansas City, Missouri
  Lilly Davis, 35, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Mina Worthington, 32, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Benjamin Arnold Oct. 20th, 1896 Industry, Kansas Thomas Arnold, 45, son Industry, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Sarah A. Crandall Sept. 26th, 1896 Clay County, Kansas Ella J. Deering, 42, daughter Union, Oregon
  Herbert D. Crandall, 41, son Denver, Colorado
  L. K, Crandall, 44, son Thayer, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
William J. Dunable Dec. 3rd, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Martha J. Dunable, 46, wife Clay Center, Kansas
  Charles F. Dunable, 25, son whereabouts unknown
  Frank L. Dunable, 22, son Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
John Ertz Jan. 16th, 1897 Green, Kansas Nora Ertz, 34, wife Green, Kansas
  Ann M. Dixon, 30, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Ella Ford, 28, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Bertha A. Ertz, 25, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Mary A. Ertz, 21, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  James F. Ertz, 23, son Green, Kansas
  William D. Ertz, 15, son Green, Kansas
  Charles D. Ertz, 13, son Green, Kansas
  Joseph W. Ertz, 12, son Green, Kansas
  Frances M. Ertz, 10, daughter Green, Kansas
  Susan M. Ertz, 7, daughter Green, Kansas
  Emily A. Ertz, 5, daughter Green, Kansas
  Stella L. Ertz, 3, daughter Green, Kansas
  Christina Alice Ertz, 1, daughter Green, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Theodore Hench July 2nd, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Margaret B. Hench, 67, wife Clay Center, Kansas
  Emma Lupur, 40, daughter Wilhate (Wilhoit?), Kansas
  Henry Hench, 24, son Wilhate, Kansas
  Susie Hench, 21, daughter Wilhate, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Zany Godwin April 7th, 1897 Clay County, Kansas Festus Godwin, 72, brother Lasita, Kansas
  John Godwin, 40, nephew Boone Co. Iowa
  William Godwin, 35, nephew Boone Co. Iowa
  Andrew Godwin, 30, nephew Boone Co. Iowa
  Jasper Godwin, 25, nephew Boone Co. Iowa
  Orlando Godwin, 40, nephew Boone Co. Iowa
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Frank Carlson April 11th, 1897 Clay County, Kansas Annie Carlson, 24, wife
  Henry Carlson, 14, son
  Leda Carlson, 12, daughter
  Emil Carlson. 10, son
  Beda Carlson, 8, daughter
  Sydney Carlson, 7, son
  Esther Carlson, 6, daughter
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
James R. Wilson Jan. 8th, 1897 Clay Center, Kansas Anna Wilson, 66, wife Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Elizabeth Howard July 3rd, 1892 Clay County, Kansas Jane Howard
  C. H. Howard
  Hannah McKaig
  George C. Howard
  W. H. Howard
  Mary Howard
  Grace Howard
  Thomas L. Howard
  Frances Reed
  Frederick M. Howard
  Florence V. Howard
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Robert W. Alexander Oct. 7th, 1896 Goshen Twp., Clay Co. Mary R. Alexander, 34, wife Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
Reinhold F. Alexander, 15, son Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Emma Alexander, 13, daughter Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Otto Alexander, 11, son Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Louis Alexander, 9, son Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Amelia Alexander, 7, daughter Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Hattie Alexander, 5, daughter Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Robert Alexander, 2, son Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
  Anna Alexander, 1, daughter Goshen Twp., Clay Co.
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
F. E. Gamber July 19th, 1897 Oak Hill, Kansas Mrs. J. H. Gamber, mother Winslow, Illinois
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Marie Ehrsam July 25th, 1897 Clay Center, Kansas John Ehrsam, 58, husband Clay Center, Kansas
  Salma E. Kretzmeier, 32, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Otis Brooks Sept. 2nd, 1897 Vining, Kansas Mattie E. Brooks, 30, wife Vining, Kansas
  Harry O. Brooks, 8, son Vining, Kansas
  Flora E. Brooks, 6, daughter Vining, Kansas
  Carl A. Brooks, 2, son Vining, Kansas
  Sylvia E. Brooks, 1, daughter Vining, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Jane Eliza Greene Aug. 26th, 1893 Clay Center, Kansas Thomas P. Greene, 39, son Hutchinson, Kansas
  James W. Greene, 37, son White City, Kansas
  Katie H. Brooks, 33, daughter Lagrande, Oregon
  Frank E. Greene, 31, son Parsons, Kansas
  Andrew T. Greene, 28, son Denison, Texas
  John H. Greene, 25, son Longford, Kansas
  George M. Greene, 23, son Solomon, Kansas
  Robert E. Greene, 21, son Valencia, Kansas
  Charles J. Greene, 19, son Bowie,. Texas
  Daniel B. Greene, 17, son Kingfisher, O. T.
  Mary Jane Greene, 12, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Francis Greene Oct. 26th, 1897 Clay Center, Kansas Thomas P. Greene, 43, son Hutchinson, Kansas
  James W. Greene, 41, son White City, Kansas
  Katie H. Brooks, 37, daughter Lagrande, Oregon
  Andrew T. Greene, 32, son Denison, Texas
  John H. Greene, 29, son Longford, Kansas
  George M. Greene, 27, son Solomon, Kansas
  Robert E. Greene, 25, son Valencia, Kansas
  Charles J. Greene, 23, son Bowie,. Texas
  Daniel B. Greene, 21, son Kingfisher, O. T.
  Mary Jane Greene, 16, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Charles Francis Greene, 7, grandson Parsons, Kansas
  Dora Mabel Greene, 6, granddaughter Parsons, Kansas
  Edward E. Greene, 2, grandson Parsons, Kansas
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Hans O. Berglund Sept. 17th, 1896 Hayes Twp., Clay Co. Anna Berglund, 59, wife Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
  Hans Berglund, 34, son Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
  John Berglund, 31, son Chicago, Illinois
  Anna Berglund, 25, daughter Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
  Milda Berglund, 20, daughter Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
  Oscar Berglund, 17, son Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
  Minnie Berglund, 13, daughter Hayes Twp., Clay Co.
 
 
 
 
DECEDENT DATE OF DEATH PLACE OF DEATH HEIRS RESIDENCE
Elizabeth Alten May 23rd, 1896 Clay Center, Kansas Annie M. Alten, 43, daughter Clay Center, Kansas
  Jacob J. Alten, 40, son Colorado Springs, Colorado
  John C. Alten, 38, son Chicago, Illinois
  Ben C. Alten, 36, son Colgate, I. T.
  Henry L. Alten, 33, son Kansas City, Missouri
  Alois C. Alten, 31, son Kansas City, Missouri
  Lillie A. Busch, 29, daughter Wichita, Kansas
  Joseph H. Kulp, 28, son in law Clay Center, Kansas
  Clara Green, 24, daughter Bellaire, Kansas
  Louie A. Alten, 20, son Clay Center, Kansas
  Katharina Phillip, 44, daughter Clay Center, Kansas




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