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  Art Michaelis
Henri Michaelis of Luxembourg and his wife Katherine Ruff of Germany moved to Newbury (near Paxico) from Indianapolis in 1870. They both died in 1894 of pneumonia within a few days of each other. 9 Michaelis children were born of the marriage; John Henry, Henry John, Margaret, Floribert, Elizabeth, Nicholas, Rupert, Joseph Martin, & Geroge Michael. I am looking for any and all information on the family and their descendants.
  Shirley Farrell - Sun, 28 Dec 1997
Need info on Charles LEMON who moved to Wabaunsee Co. Maple Hill about 1895 he owed a store building down town. Also need info on his daughter Emma who married William Whitting. Thank You Shirley
  Gayle Woods Gardner - Wed, 3 Dec 1997
JULIEN, CROUCH, GABOT, OLIVER, JACOBS, SUITER, LAFOUNTAIN, ETIENNE, BUZZARD - John Peter and Mary Jennie HAMILTON JULIEN lived about a mile south of the river at Wamego in Wabaunsee County beginning in the 1870's. Their children were Mrs. Franklin J. (Sarah Frances JULIEN) OLIVER; Victor who married Isabel GABOT; Charles Hamilton who married Minnie A. JACOBS; Mrs. Joel A. (Eva JULIEN) CROUCH, Naoma Adelle and several other children who died young. John Peter's brother John JULIEN also came with him from Belgium, along with Joseph LA FOUNTAIN (perhaps a cousin) and perhaps some of the ETIENNE'S. A BUZZARD family purchased land with them. They are perhaps from Mary Jennie HAMILTON JULIEN'S side of the family in Ohio. After Peter's death, Mary Jennie JULIEN married John SUITOR.
  Juanita Schneider - Sat, 22 Nov 1997
Looking for information regarding my great grandfather, Phileatis Johnson, living in Wabaunsee County, KS in 1880's.
  Linda McManus - Thu, 13 Nov 1997
Could anyone tell me if there was a "county home" where people with mental problems were taken care of. Maybe also a cemetery where they were buried. I am referring to the years around 1920.
  Scott Mace - Wed, 12 Nov 1997
Harison Glosser MACE died 31 January 1908 at Eskridge, Wabaunsee Co., Kansas. I'm looking for any & all information on him. Thanks.
  Diane Schmidt - Thu, 6 Nov 1997
I am looking for descendants of Thomas Taylor and his wife Jane Cope. Thomas was born in Aylesby, Lincolnshire, England in 1833 and emigrated to Cincinnati. He spent most of his life in Eskridge, Wabaunsee County, Kansas. Thomas and Jane's children include John Franklin (1855-?, married Emma Ballard), Laura (1860-?, married John Gibby), and Mary Jane (1864-?, married William Wilson).
  Audrey G. Risser - Tue, 21 Oct 1997 11:03:38
Searching for ANY information on John Henry GRISSINGER, b 15 Sep 1894 Burlingame, Osage Co., KS and living in Harveyville, Wabaunsee Co., KS on 27 Nov 1937.
  Sharon A. Bailey - Sat, 4 Oct 1997 10:19:21
I am looking for an Elizabeth Smarr that had a brother named William Clarence Smarr (my grandfather)and possibly another brother that headed west for the oil fields from WV. He was born in 1880 or 1882.
  S Farrell - Mon, 22 Sep 1997 20:05:52
Looking for info on Emma Lemon Whittington and her father Charles Lemon. They lived in Maple Hill around the turn of the century. Also would like info on any descendents of the Lemon family.
  Jeanie Vasseur - Sun, 21 Sep 1997 01:48:42
MARRS, ZABRISKIE; John W. Marrs born 1863-d.1944 married Mary Zagriskie... daughter of Rev.J.H.& Angnes Zabriskie. Any information on the Marrs family appreciated.
  Jeanie Vasseur - Sun, 21 Sep 1997 01:44:46
MARRS, Fouts; Roy MARRS married Verna R. Fouts 1919...She died 1975 Harveyville. Any information on the Marrs family appreciated.
  Norma J. Jjohnston - Wed, 17 Sep 1997 21:59:26
I am looking for the charles wesley CROSS family, who died in Chalk, Wabaunsee County, Kansas 3 March 1908. He was elected as constable on 5 november 1878; rock creek township, wabaunsee county. he was married to sarah ann hargrove
  Reva Mcintyre Fri, 5 Sep 1997 20:23:58
I am looking for information on the Lewis and Susannah Schaeffer family. Came to Kansas about 1970
  Denise Wilson Thu, 14 Aug 1997 00:44:37 -0400
SKEEN - I am seeking information on the following and their descendants.MALINDA DINNING SKEEN - born 1815 died 1905 She married John Gilbert Skeen (1818-1890). Does anyone have information on their children? I believe John and Malinda went to Nebraska and Malinda is buried in Eskridge, KS.
  Jeanie MARRS Vasseur Wed, 13 Aug 1997 11:21:03 -0400
MARRS; Robert (Bob)1828-1888? Lived at Droogen Creek area close to Harveyville & Eskridge area in 1861-1886?His wife(my great grandmother), was Harriet SMITHERRS-MARRS, she died in 1878 and is buried at Harveyville. Their children were; James W.1856 b. Mo., Mary J.1858 b. Mo., David M.A.1860 b.Mo., John1862 b. Ks., Bertha (Elle)1865 b. Ks., Emma E.1866 b. Ks., Loretta M.1869 b.Ks., Joseph Nelson b.-1871, May B.1879 b .Ks, May was a daughter by his second wife "Mary Collins". They divorced in abt. 1887 and he moved to Osage Co.(Peterton). I do not know where or when he died, if anyone could check for me I would appreciate it. Any information on this family or corespondence with relatives mentioned desired. My previous query's E-mail address has changed to current one here. Thank You
  Melissa Ogle Thursday, July 31, 1997 3:46 PM
Am searching for Mary McCall, 81 yrs old during 1900 Census.  She lived in Plumb Twsp Wabaunsee Co. with Eli Henderson & his family.  Any info on any of these people will be appreciated.  Eli & wife Sarah were still living in Plumb dueing 1910 census.  Thanks!
  Larry Clark Tue Apr 29 15:08:08 1997
Searching for Ernst LUESCH family who were living near Wells Creek about 1855-1865. The were a number of children in the family and my grandfather, Charles LUESCH was put up for adoption around 1885. The family name has been spelled as LISH and LISK on different papers.
  Debra Eyman-Whitehead Fri Apr 25 11:35:17 1997
EYMAN--Jacob Washington and Rebecca (Richie) Eyman moved from PA to KS in about 1860. They had children named Gregory Madison, Joseph L., Ella, Ida L., Vanetta, Molly and twins Harvey and Heartly. Joseph became a doctor and practiced and/or taught in Nemaha, Wabaunsee, Sedgwick, Brown and Marshall counties. Harvey became a caretaker of a Harvey house for the railroad and Hartely may have been involved in real estate. Names linked to this family are SMARR, REEDER, MINER, HITCHCOCK, SWARTZLEONARD, BRADLEY, YOUNG, MANGNAL, BROWN, POTTORFF, and AUSTIN.
  Linda McManus Wed Apr 9 18:15:54 1997
I am looking for relatives of Nellie Nulk Buck, married to Joe Buck. She died in 1942 and is buried in Dwight Cemetary in Morris County, KS. She is the sister of my grandfather, William Nulk, who is buried in Humbolt Creek Cemetary in Wabaunsee County. Am also looking for grave of August Nulk, their father, and my ggrandfather. William Nulk and his family also lived in Geary County in the later 1920's.
  Jeanie Vasseur Mon, 24 Mar 1997
I need information on my great grandfather and mother Robert James Marrs & Harriet Marrs. They lived in Wab.Co.,in 1861-1888. He disapeared in 1888, burial place unknown. Any information would be appreciated.
  Ron Sykes Fri Feb 28 18:37:39 1997
SIMMONS-looking for information on Robert P. SIMMONS Jr. (1844-1915) and his family. They lived in Wabaunsee Co., KS in 1900. Wife's name was Carrie ??(May 1852) and one daughter known Josei M. (Jul 1884). Robert and Carrie are buried in Eldridge, Reno Co., KS.
  Dick Andis Thu Feb 27 18:42:54 1997
John ANDIS b. 1801 VA came to Johnson Co, IN in 1830s; entered 160 acres land. Sold out 1868 and moved to either Osage or Wabaunsee County, KANSAS. Land deed transferring land sold to his son, Isaac, in 1869, says, "..John Andis and his wife Elizabeth Andis of Osage Co, Kansas..." His signature was certified in Wabaunsee Co, KS on 9 Apr 1869. Dearly need to know where in KS and when John ANDIS and wife Elizabeth ANDIS died, and where they are buried. Will reciprocate on lookups in several Indiana counties. Reply direct to Dick Andis at randis@madison.tdsnet.com
  John H. Fowler Thu Dec 12 14:31:01 1996
Looking for all information available on MAHAN family in Wabaunsee County. In particular, John Mahan, bn. 1812 in PA, migrated via Blair Co.,PA, to Kansas in 1856. Wm. T. MAHAN, bn., Antietam MD, 144, moved to Kansas 1856, died in Wabaunsee Co., 1922. Any Pictures of the early family would greatly be treasured. Wm.'s wife, MARTHA ALICE SCHEFFLER MAHAN, bn., Iowa, 1851, Married Jan., 1872, Died 1882. Any Earlier member of the Scheffler family.
  John Meredith Sun Dec 1 20:07:06 1996
Seeking information on parents of Francis Marion MEREDITH in Wabaunsee County. For many years, Francis Marion lived in Eskridge, ran the Hotel Meredith, and held--if his obituary of 1905 is to be believed--elective office in Eskridge. He was born in Missouri, moved to Indiana at a young age, and came to Kansas after the Civil War. His father and mother were James MEREDITH and Margaret WILLIAMS. James is buried in the Harveyville cemetery but I have no information on his date of death, birthplace, or other family. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  S L KENNEDY Thu Nov 21 15:38:38 1996
Looking for additional on Zimri HINSHAW b 11/2/1821 d 9/1/1854 in Harveyville, Wabaunsee Co, KS. He was married to Rachel who was b abt 1821. I would like to know where Zimri is buried and if Rachel or any other HINSHAW\HENSHAW's are buried there. Thanks in advance.
  Cindy Rodgers Sat Aug 31 21:53:10 1996
James DUNBAR, born about 1853, married Rebecca KETTERMAN in 1873. The first time I can find James is the marriage license. The marriage took place in Alma, Wabunsee co. KS. I am trying to find out James's parentage. Thanks, Cindy