Atchison County Obituaries

ESTES, Lloyd

Frederick Henry Ellerman

Henry Frederick Ellerman

Estes, Sam S.



ESTES, Lloyd Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe Thurs., Feb. 24, 1983

Lloyd Estes, 74, Route 3, died today at Valley Baptist Hospital, Harlingen, Texas.

Funeral services are pending at Stanton Mortuary.

Mr. Estes was born July 12, 1908, in Atchison, the son of Sam and Minnie Kaaz Estes. He married Lulah Hartman on June 7, 1931. He was preceded in death by one sister, Nettie Scholz, July 27, 1975.

Mr. Estes is survived by his wife, Lulah, of the home; a son, Robert Estes, Atchison; a daughter, Connie Shrack, Atchison; two brothers, Roy and C.J. Estes, both of Atchison; two sisters, Miss Myrtle Estes and Mrs. Helen Poll, both of St. Louis, and three grandchildren.

Frederick Henry Ellerman

Obituary in Oskaloosa, Kansas Paper

Frederick Ellerman was born in Hunteburg, Hanover Germany, Feb. 18th 1818 and died at his home in Jefferson County, Kansas April 4, 1891. At the age of 31 years, he emigrated to America, making his home first in Baltimore, MD. After a short stay he removed to Ohio and spent four years; thence to Iowa where he lived six years; thence to Kansas in 1856 where he remained a patriotic citizen until God called him to a land that is fairer than Kansas.

Forty-two years ago he contracted marriage with Mary Ellen Wellar, who has indeed proved a "helpmeet". Three sons and two daughters are fruits of this union. Mr. Ellerman's parents were of the Lutheran faith and thus taught their children. After coming to Kansas, associations were entirely different with Frederick. He attended a series of meetings and was happily converted, then united with the Evangelical Alliance- known as the Albrights- in which denomination he is well known for faithfulness and benevolence, having given at one time $500 for the missions.

His home has been a preaching place for more than twenty-five years. "He was faithful in all his house," and lived to see all his children to the church. His neighbors say; " He was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and Faith," which was the base for funeral services, by the writer, in the M. E. Church of Nortonville. A short service by his former pastor, Rev. Conrad Emmel, was held in German Dialect before leaving the home.


His aged companion in the flesh and also in faith, who was dangerously ill with La Grippe at the time of his death, survived until last Friday, when her spirit took it's departure, to be with those who have "washed their robes and make them white in the blood of the Lamb."

Mrs. Ellerman was born in Baumten, Holland, German Empire, in 1817. The funeral took place from the late residence Last Sunday. Services were held in German and then in English.

Frederick and Mary Ellen are buried in the Nortonville Kansas cemetery with a double pillar stone. The inscription reads, " Here where the silent marble weeps, a loving father and mother sleep."

Henry Frederick Ellerman 1842-1925

Henry Ellerman was born in Hanover, Germany Dec. 22, 1842 and died at the home of his son, Levi, Nov. 9, 1925.

At the age of three he came to the United States with his parentssettling in Ohio, later in Iowa; then in 1856 came to Kansas. At the age of 18 he enlisted in Co. A, 11th Kansas Volunteer Infantry and served 3 and one half years in the Union army during the Civil War.

On June 6, 1869 he was married to Mary Elizabeth Rogers. Together they homesteaded the place known as the Ellerman home. To This union were born seven children-five sons and two daughters: Samuel A.,of Potter; Levi F., of Nortonville; Mrs Man Weishaar, Wagoner, Okla; Edward F. of Nortonville; Ralph DeWitt, who died March 16, 1879; Henry Clay, who died Aug. 19, 1905; and Mrs. Theodore Speck of Nortonville.

About 42 years ago he was converted and united with the M. E. Church in which he has been a most faithful member ever since.

In the Spring of 1902 he moved with his wife to Nortonvillewhere he resided until his death. His wife preceded him in death 22 years.

Surviving him are three sonsand two daughters, one brother, Sam Ellerman of Nortonville, one sister, Mrs. Anna Voegeleinof Columbus, Ohio; twenty-four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; also hosts of friends.

A Large concourse of friends and neighbors met at the M. E. Church Wednesday, November 11 at 2 o'clock, P.M. to pay their last tribute of respect to this fine old man. The Church building was inadequate to accommadate the crowd.

Rev. T. H. Adell of Topeka, assisted by Rev. F. R. Kingsbury, preached the sermon

Estes, Sam S. Obituary

Atchison Daily Globe 12 June 1959

S. S. (Sam) Estes, 77, well known livestock dealer and operator of the Atchison County Auction Co., died last night at his home on Route 4 after suffering a heart attack. His death was unexpected

Funeral services will be held Sunday, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Elmer H. Wilms of Nortonville officiating. The casket will be in state from 1 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Sawin & Dyer Mortuary are in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Estes was born Sept. 19, 1881, in Atchison County near Larkinburg, and had lived in Atchison for 55 years. He and the former Minnie Kaaz were married here Sept. 18 1907.

When he was a young man he worked for C.C. Anderson Transfer Co. before engaging in the livestock business for himself. He bought horses and mules for the government during World War I.

He was well known among farmers in Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri and knew where most of them lived.

Mr. Estes was on of the first to start a farm auction business in Atchison. His place was located in the 800 block on Main Street several years before he moved it to the vicinity of Twentieth and Main where he had been in business since.

He had operated the Atchison County Auction Co., since 1932

Mr. Estes was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and for many years was a member of Harmony Garden School Board.

He always was fond of horses and usually kept some riding horses at his place. During his younger days, he broke many colts to work and ride. He leaves his wife of the home and six children, Lloyd Estes, Mrs. Chester (Nettie) Scholz, Roy Estes and C. J. Estes, all of Atchison, and Mrs. Ray (Helen) Doll, and Miss Myrtle Estes, St. Louis, and nine grandchildren.

He also leaves a sister Mrs. J. W. Hamner, Valley Falls, and two brothers Lloyd Estes, Valley Falls, and Robert Estes, Louisville, Ky.

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