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Art Michaelis
Henri Michaelis of Luxembourg and his wife Katherine Ruf 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. Visit the MICHAELIS website at http://artmichaelis.com

 

DATE: Fri Jan 1 16:51:02 1999
NAME: Tammy Lillich
EMAIL: tlillich@midusa.net
SURNAMES: Researching surnames: LILLICH, NEWCOMB, HOUSER, MEYERS and affiliated families.
QUERY:

 

DATE: Tue Jan 5 15:42:41 1999
NAME: Loyd Reedy
EMAIL: Lreedy@ainet.com
SURNAMES: REEDY
QUERY: Jacob R. Reedy, Born 12-15-1892, Harveyville, Mother Susie.

 

DATE: Tue Jan 5 19:48:03 1999
NAME: Steve Cole
EMAIL: weeber@ckt.net
SURNAMES: COLE, RAMEY
QUERY: Looking for information about Charles Cole married to Minnie Ramey. Lived in the Maple Hill area in the late 1800's early 1900's. Children Lloyd, Clarence, Ruth, and Art.

 

DATE: Wed Jan 6 05:15:35 1999
NAME: Carole Horstmyer
EMAIL: cat@capital.net
SURNAMES: BELT, MCROY
QUERY: I am searching for the descendents of Mary E. BELT,a cousin of Lewis Samual MCROY.Mary E.BELT was living in Eskridge,Wabaunsee Co.,in 1939.I would appreciate any information on these two surnames

 

DATE: Thu Jan 7 10:30:32 1999
NAME: Sharon Runner
EMAIL: runnerdsk@juno.com
SURNAMES: SKINNER, ZINK
QUERY: Information on Louis Zink. He died about 1903/04 in Mission Creek Township or Eskridge area. He was about 45 when he died. Married to Emma Skinner. Any information on Louis Zink would be appreciated.

 

DATE: Sun Jan 10 22:09:43 1999
NAME: Nancy Pullen
EMAIL: OgreMomy@thegrid.net
SURNAMES: FARREN, WEISS, VICE, MOSES
QUERY: Looking for any information about the FARREN family that came from New Haven, Conn to Wabaunsee Co. Jenny Farren married Henry Vice, both of Newbury, at Alma May 26th, 1875. He came to KA from Illinois. She came from New Haven. Children were Harry Beurt, Mary Anna, Katie, & Henry Jr. Other possible connection could be the surname MOSES.

 

DATE: Mon Jan 11 19:53:38 1999
NAME: Thomas Gormley
EMAIL: bluegorm@ro.com
SURNAMES: GORMLEY JOHNSON
QUERY: Looking for anything on Gormley in the Junction City area or the Welcome/Alta Vista areas. Brothers Lester, Ralph and sisters Rometta and Ruth Mother and Father were William and Lucina Gormley and they moved from Junction City to Alta Vista around 1890's Anything would be appreciated. Ruth Married Carl Johnsonand they lived in the Junction City area.

 

DATE: Mon Jan 18 11:37:11 1999
NAME: Bruce Hardy
EMAIL: bphard@coolsat.com
SURNAMES: LADUKE
QUERY: Lewis Marvin & Ida Alzada Laduke, d. Eskirdge 1924 & 1947 respectively. Great- grandson seeking information on ancestors and would like to contact living decendents.

 

DATE: Mon Jan 18 20:59:55 1999
NAME: Barbara Morris
EMAIL: morris@newwave.net
SURNAMES: PIPPERT,STILLS
QUERY: I am trying to find information about the family of Ernest Walter Pippert, born about 1880-1890's in Kansas. He married Josie Melvina Stills, born, I think, in Jewell Co. Ernest Walter Pippert and family later lived in Denver, CO. I have been told by a family member that his father's name was William, but have no proof. I noticed the name of Henry J. Pippert in the Wabaunsee County section of William Cutler's "History of the State of Kansas" and wonder if there is a connection. I would appreciate any information about this family.

 

DATE: Tue Jan 19 22:27:59 1999
NAME: DEB Huewe
EMAIL: humble1@pacbell.net
SURNAMES: HENRY BOYLES MONTGOMERY
QUERY: I would information on the Todd Ranch in Maple Hill. My ggrandmother ran a resturant in Maple Hill. Would there be any mention of May Belle Boyles or her resturant in the local paper 1920- 1940's? I have some family pictures of an area out doors. If anyone knows the Todd Ranch or the Maple Hill area, I could send some of the photos over the internet, I'd love for someone to identify where some of these events are taking place. Thank-you!

 

DATE: Wed Jan 20 18:05:53 1999
NAME: Liz (Hauke) Schoof
EMAIL: FruitGirl2@aol.com
SURNAMES: Holmes
QUERY: I would like to e- mail with someone in Wabaunsee County concerning a great uncle. His name is Harley Holmes, Harveyville, Kansas. He was my grandmother's brother and was listed in her obit. She died 9 Nov 1909. I am trying to find more on the Holmes family and thought this might be a way. All I have on their parents is A. Holmes and wife. Need to know more about my great grandparents. Would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks so much

 

DATE: Mon Jan 25 11:09:15 1999
NAME: John Copenhaver
EMAIL: frenchcope@phonet.com
SURNAMES: CROW ROWLAND
QUERY: Mary Josephine (Rowland) Crow said to have died in Maple Hill and to have been buried in or near Maple Hill, KS. Is there a list of cem. with data? dates: [02-18-1844/10-16-1884/5] for Mary Josephine (Rowland) Crow. Obviously am attempting to determine the burial site. Thank you in advance.

 

DATE: Tue Jan 26 06:31:22 1999
NAME: Ken Meseke
EMAIL: meseke@tfs.net
SURNAMES: MESEKE, WOLGAST, DAY, GRUGAUGH, SIMON
QUERY: Herman Meseke, born 21 Feb 1833 in Hammelspring, Germany, migrated to Kansas in 1857 and settled about 4 miles north of Alta Vista. He married Caroline Wolgast, 5 May 1861. They had, to my knowledge, 7 children. Emma, Otto, William, Herman, Lena, August Herman, and Wilhelmina.

 

DATE: Tue Jan 26 19:06:07 1999
NAME: Liz Schoof
EMAIL: fruitgirl2@aol.com
SURNAMES: HOLMES
QUERY: I am trying to find information on Harley Holmes. Last known address was Harveyville, Kansas, around 1909. Harley Holmes was my great uncle and am trying to find an obituary or some info about him. Would like to know who his parents were or just anything about the family. Any info would be great as I have hit a brick wall. Thanks Liz Schoof

 

DATE: Wed Feb 3 13:54:32 1999
NAME: Janet mae Schwab
EMAIL: augusta14@hotmail.com
SURNAMES: SCHULTZ/PALENSKE
QUERY: George SCHULTZ b 1/Jan/1831 d. 21/Oct/1914 at Eskridge,Ks.I wish to know cemetery name where he is buried. Caroline PALENSKE b 5/May/1849 d 27/Nov/1923 at Eskridge,Ks. near there or Alma, wish to know where buried.They were both born in Germany,if anyone might know in what town I'd like to know it.Any help is greatly apperciated! Thank You!

 

DATE: Sat Feb 6 16:54:58 1999
NAME: Everett Thorpe, Jr.
EMAIL: EThorpeJr@aol.com
SURNAMES: THORPE
QUERY: Seeking any information in Wabaunsee County regarding any THORPEs. Specifically Everett Thorpe (Sr). He was born around 1887 and eventually migrated to New York. Inforamtion verifying dates of birth, marriages, deaths would be helpful. Thank you. EThorpeJr@aol.com.

 

DATE: Tue Feb 9 18:33:42 1999
NAME: Marilyn Harvey
EMAIL: LdyV1per06@AOL.com
SURNAMES: HEIN, BOWER
QUERY: Looking for information on George Hein & Margaret Bower Hein. They settled in the Eskridge, Kansas area abt. 1873, when their son, Jacob was 5 years old. Jacob married Elenor Cubbin, who came to the Eskridge area when she was 20 years old. George and Margaret probably had other children, but I have not been able to find where they are buried at, or if they moved, where did they go? Jacob and Eleanor are buried at Topeka Cemetery. Any information would be appreciated.
URL: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/a/r/Marilyn-- Harvey/

 

DATE: Wed Feb 10 15:43:53 1999
NAME: Charlotte Babicki
EMAIL: cbabicki@alum.mit.edu
SURNAMES: LIEURANCE, HILDEBRAND, QUIETT, COLYER
QUERY: Looking for descendants of my great-uncle Parker LIEURANCE. He was born in Clinton Co Ohio in 1839, died in Paxico KS in 1912. His wife was Martha HILDEBRAND (1847-c 1927). Their children were Orrin LIEURANCE (wife Elnora), Alvah LIEURANCE (wife Eva), Calista LIEURANCE (husband John QUIETT), Jennie LIEURANCE (first husband Sven OLSON), Minnie LIEURANCE (husband Frank COLYER), and Arlie who died young.

 

DATE: Mon Feb 15 11:33:36 1999
NAME: Luella Marlman
EMAIL: luella@iguana.ruralnet.net
SURNAMES: WOLFE -MOSS
QUERY: On Dec 20, 1882, Mary Moss married John Wolfe. On Aug 5, 1885, my grandmother, Lillie Belle, was born. On Jan 25, 1887, Mary Moss Wolfe died. I am trying to find her parents names. Also where she is buried. My grandmother remembers that she was ill and died from choking. Lillie Belle lived with her fathers' sister and husband in the 1900 Census. The aunt and uncle were George and Catherine Zinc. They were in the Wilmington township. They are both buried in the Eskridge, KS cemetery. I've written to a number of counties around Waubanasee and haven't found any record of John and Mary's wedding or record of her burial.

 

DATE: Mon Feb 15 11:36:22 1999
NAME: Luella Marlman
EMAIL: luella@iguana.ruralnet.net
SURNAMES: WOLFE -MOSS
QUERY: On Dec 20, 1882, Mary Moss married John Wolfe. On Aug 5, 1885, my grandmother, Lillie Belle, was born. On Jan 25, 1887, Mary Moss Wolfe died. I am trying to find her parents names. Also where she is buried. My grandmother remembers that she was ill and died from choking. Lillie Belle lived with her fathers' sister and husband in the 1900 Census. The aunt and uncle were George and Catherine Zinc. They were in the Wilmington township. They are both buried in the Eskridge, KS cemetery. I've written to a number of counties around Waubanasee and haven't found any record of John and Mary's wedding or record of her burial.