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Butler County Queries January - June 2009

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For faster loading time, the queries for Butler County, Kansas are being separated into 6 month segments.  The queries from January - June 2009 are listed below.

To enter queries for your ancestors in Butler County, send your query to me, with the new Butler County Query / Surname Entry Form!!  Your query MUST mention Butler County to be posted on these Query pages.

Note: Users of a web-based email program such as some users of AOL, WebTV, Juno, CompuServe and users of MSN that have opted to use MSN Explorer's web-based email. Please use the link directly below to send your queries and/or surnames.  I have found that this form by it's very nature does not work unless there is an email program  resident on your computer.  I am sorry for this inconvenience, I am working to find coding to enable this form to be used by all. - Kenny

Kenneth Thomas (kgthomas51@charter.net)

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Linda Collins (oldretcop@consolidated.net)  20 June 2009
Looking for a death date for Henry DIGMAN and wife Mary (STARKS) DIGMAN .  Also a burial location; They are supposed to have died in/near El Dorado after 1900 and before 1910

Lyle Kallenbach  (lrkalle@sunflower.com)  27 May 2009
These brother and sisters were all born at Potwin, Kansas;  Maude (MEAD) THOMAS, Joseph MEAD Jr., Frances M. (MEAD) WILSON, Mattie (MEAD) ULLUM, and Lillian A. (MEAD) ECKHARD to Joseph MEAD Sr. and Harriet MEAD. Please supply birth dates, death dates and cemetery location if available. 

Jim Foose (jimfoose@eatel.net)  26 May 2009
The following family lived on Anita Street in Potwin Ks. between 1958 and 1965.  James D., was employed at Vickers Refinery until the economy became stale and forced a transfer to another area of the state.

  • James D. FOOSE
  • James A. FOOSE
  • Patricia P. FOOSE
  • Patricia Lynn FOOSE
  • Marshall R. FOOSE
  • William I. FOOSE

Marilyn Dorr (marilyn_george@surewest.net)  26 May 2009
Any information on Peter and Elizabeth TELYEA.  I have info from El Dorado City Directory; date, place of death and burial; Copy of Civil War Pension record.  I'd like any 'personal' information - like: church affiliation, information on any of their children, etc.  Thank you for your help.

William Peter (wpeter@charter.net)  20 May 2009
I am looking for information about the Simon Jesse PETER family who homesteaded in Butler County in 1873.  Their homestead was 25 miles south and slightly west of El Dorado, near the little villages (schools) of Bryant and Brownlow.  I have in my possession a book written by one of the 13 children in that family, and have been given the right to share it with archivists and family.

Aaron Hill (mrmayor@hotmail.com)  2 May 2009
I am looking for Owen HILL and any relatives. What follows is from the 1880 census:  

Owen HILL       Self       W       Male       W       58       OH       Farmer       NJ       NJ 

Source Information:
Census Place     Rosalia, Butler, Kansas
Family History Library Film      1254375
NA Film Number      T9-0375
Page Number      188B

James Pirtle (jim.pirtle@tx.rr.com)  25 April 2009
PIRTLE's settled in Butler County ca 1870-1880 Walnut Grove area.  Elisha died ca 1900-1914 George W. PIRTLE, Prospect Twn. 1881-1884 buried in old Parker (Economy) Cemetery ,East of El Dorado- Settled the old Arnold Farm 160 acres.

  • George W. PIRTLE


  • M. Ella (HANDY) ADAMS

  • John Meade PIRTLE

  • Ina G. ESLEY

Larry Hardesty (ebony51@frontiernet.net)  29 March 2009
Looking for information on JONES family that came from Aledo, Illinois in the 1870s and settled in Butler County, Kansas.  Some moved to Noble County, Oklahoma in 1890.  Names include:  Isaac JONES, age 54 in 1900 in Union Township;  JONES, John C., White Male, age 38 in 1880; JONES, Benjamin, White Male, age 30 in 1880;  Alonzo A. JONES, White Male, age 29 in 1880 in Logan Township; James JONES, age 27 in 1880 in Little Walnut Township;  Also interested in Will ALLEN age 53, male, white, born in Illinois, living in Butler County, Logan Township in 1920; and the Henry Marshall COTTON Family of Butler County.

Dave Henry (jdavh@sbcglobal.net)  23 March 2009
Any information on the following would be appreciated.

  • Andrew N. HENRY

  • Hannah A. HENRY

  • John William HENRY

  • Roy C. HENRY

  • Ralph E. HENRY

  • Mable A. HENRY

  • Jack Evert HENRY

  • Roger Kent HENRY

  • Treva Demarle (BUSH) HENRY

  • Jack David HENRY

  • Kerry Dean HENRY

Keith Hart (owlhart@verizon.net)  15 March 2009
Looking for death and burial information for Ellen REED.  Probably died in Butler County between 1925-1930.  Ellen lived with her daughter Clara MAGILL.  Clara in 1925 State Census in Fairmount, 1930 census in Pleasant.

Jacquelyn Johnson (jacquelynwjohnson@prodigy.net)  24 February 2009
I am seeking the parents of HUFF, Kenneth Edward, B-4 Dec 1921 in El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas.  Also, the parents of HAZELETT, Violet, B-1/29/1902 in Ed Dorado, Butler County, Kansas.

Eric Butts (ericbutts@yahoo.com)  18 February 2009
Looking for any information about ancestors in Butler County. My father (Harold BUTTS) lived in Leon, Kansas as a child.

Eric Brown (eltrbrown@yahoo.com)  10 February 2009
I am interested in any information on the family of Ira and Lillian SMALLEY who came to Kansas in the late 1800's.  Thank you.

Ron Foster (foster@axept.com)  19 January 2009
I am looking for a marriage record:  William A. LEGATE to Maggie RICHARDSON, July 9, 1886, Butler County, Kansas

Bonnie Chriestenson (bchriest@sbcglobal.net)  18 January 2009
Am searching for BOYER/KING family information on Ellen Eliz. & Sylvester KING.  Have family information on BOYERs.

For Comments and/or Suggestions please contact Kenneth Thomas

Last update: Saturday, October 10, 2009 22:31:04

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