Jewell County Family Files, Riner

The Riner Family of Jewell County

Thanks to Jeanne Bedwell for the wonderful photos and information.

Daniel Riner and his surviving children, taken in Burr Oak, Kansas, 1884

Seated: L-R: Susannah Skeels Riner, Daniel Riner, Roseanna Riner Pangborn
Standing: L-R: Mary Riner Clayton, William Riner, Hannah Riner Drake

Daniel and Mary Starry Riner were the parents of nine children. Their oldest son Jacob and his family pioneered in Labette County, Kansas about 1868. Two younger sons died as young men. The five remaining children, pictured above, either pioneered in or moved to Jewell County, Kansas with their families starting in 1870.
Jacob P. Riner 1827-1874
Hannah Riner Drake 1828-1899
Elizabeth Riner Kiser Kennison 1830-1872
Daniel S Riner 1832-1862
Roseanna Riner Pangborn 1834-1893
Samuel Riner 1835-1857
Mary Riner Hunt Clayton 1838-1889
William Riner 1840-1907
Susannah Riner Skeels 1842-1892

See also the obituary page for this family.

Robert Richland Skeels, husband of Susannah Riner Skeels.