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ARMSTRONG, FITZPATRICK, MURPHY, WEBER posted by Phyllis Murphy on Monday, August 4, 1997

I am searching for David ARMSTRONG, Simon ARMSTRONG, Robert ARMSTRONG, of Nemaha Co. Kansas arrived in Nemaha from Ireland in 1856. David ARMSTRONG married Rebecca ENSMINGER of Pa. William ARMSTRONG married Mary FITZPATRICK of Nemaha Co. Ks. Her father was William FITZPATRICK of Nemaha Co. Ks. Gottlieb WEBER b 1853 came from Switzerland to settled in Nemaha Co. Ks and died in 1932. William Marvain MURPHY was born in 1894 Deerborn, Mo d 1963 Nemaha Ks.

JOHNSON, MCMILLAN, MCMILLEN, MCMILLUN, TURNER posted by Jeanne Marks on Thursday, August 21, 1997

Looking for information regarding Jacob Ingram MCMILLEN (possibly MCMILLAN, MCMILLUN) or Mary Anna (TURNER) McMILLEN. Jacob was born in 1875 in Missouri, Mary Anna was born in 1883 Springfield MO. Not sure of the year they were married. They moved to Leavenworth KS in 1923. Jacob possibly was also married to Leota May (maiden name and dates are unknown), there is a daughter by the name of Alice Mae MCMILLEN JOHNSON. Leota May MCMILLEN died May 7, 1967. Alice Mae was declared incompetant by the courts in Sabetha KS June 21, 1946 she had 4 children. Jacob died 1945. Mary Anna died 1966.

LYNDE, MUNRO posted by David Munro on Monday, September 8, 1997

Seeking information about my grandmother, Maud Emma LYNDE, born June 16, 1885 in Sabetha, Brown or Nemaha County, Kansas. Married to 1: Donald Lynde MUNRO, 2: Rich Hawykey 3: John Farmer. Maud moved to Colorado at an early age and married Donald Lynde MUNRO, who died in Silverton, CO in 1815. She then married Rich Hawykey who died in 1936 in Parker, CO. Her 3rd husband, John Farmer died about 1941 in Parker, CO. I have searched for records of Maud LYNDE in the Sabetha Library and Court House as well as in Nemaha County, and have been unable to find any information. Maud had two sisters, Gertrude LYNDE, born 1875, and Matilda LYNDE, born 1884. She had a brother, William LYNDE, born about 1886.


Researching ancestors and decendants of Andrew BREWERand wife Eunice ALDERMAN, who moved to Nemaha County in the late 1850's from Morgan County, Indiana and are buried in the BREWER Cemetary, located on their old farm, about 7 miles North of Baileyville, Kansas along with other BREWER decendants. They had many children. Related names: MCCAFFREY, SHARP, HARRIS, PERCIVAL, THOMAS, TATLOW, BROWN and LYONS. Will be happy to share information with others.

MEEK posted by Ronald McClure on Monday, December 1, 1997

Am trying to find the obituary (and any other interesting items) for James Meek. James Meek was a State Senator or a State Representative that included Corning and Nemaha Countie during the early 1900.

HAMAR, HAMER posted by Smallwood on Monday, December 1, 1997

Am searching for the HAMAR (or HAMER) family. Have record of some in the Havensville area. I have been told that perhaps some were in Nemaha County also. I would appreciate any information you may have about this family. The POINTS family was connected in many ways, and would appreciate any information you might have on the POINTS family also. Thank you very much.

ANDREWS, WILLIAMS posted by Jim Healey on Thursday, January 1, 1998

I am trying to find information about Anna Jane (Andrews) Williams life and parents or family members. She married Henry Albert Williams 1 Dec 1875 in Brownsville, Nemaha and died near there Feb 9, 1902. They farmed in Nemaha for 25+ years from 1875 to 1904. I would appreciate any responce.

LIENING posted by Kathleen on Thursday, January 1, 1998

I am seeking information on the Liening family of Seneca, Nemaha co, KS. I am hoping there are still people in the town of Seneca who knew John Henry and Gertrude Liening and would be willing to tell me about them, their lives and their children.

BOGLE, SHAWVER posted by Roxann Gess Smith on Sunday, February 1, 1998

JOHN SHAWVER was born, Aug. 26th. 1817, near Steubenville, Ohio. On May 24th, 1846, he married Elizabeth Bogle in Cedar Co., Iowa. Between the years of 1853 and 1856, John Shawver removed his family to Havensville, Kansas, where he would be appointed Treasurer of Dist. No. 2. The first school was held in the district in 1863, in a frame building located on the northwest corner of the John Shawver farm. In 1866 he ran a blacksmith shop in Savannah. Sometime thereafter, John Shawver with family in tow, crossed the plains and settled in the Boise Valley Basin, near Caldwell, Idaho. His eldest son, Jacob Shawver married Jane Arbaugh in Seneca, Kansas. Infant daughter, Lovesa, is buried in an undisclosed location, probably in the area of Havensville. The other children are as listed; Parley, John Otis Mary C. or Katie M., and Ella Rosetta. The later being my own own great-grandmother, born in Havensville, Kansas in 1866. Any information regarding these two families, the Shawver's and the Bogle's, would be dearly appreciated.

JENKINS posted by Phil Ainsworth on Sunday, May 3, 1998

My records show Wesley Jenkins living in Seneca, Kansas, in 1887. Any further information on him or his descendants would be greatly appreciated.

HAZEL posted by Liz Boltz on Sunday, May 3, 1998

I found a postcard with a picture of a house with the handwriten label: Ressidence of HC Settle at Seneca KS. It is signed by Aunt JS and went to Mrrs. Jno. T. Hazel in Ardmore, OK Any one know these folks?

LOAN, VAN posted by Karol VanLoan DeFalco on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Would like to correspond with anyone with information on Jacob Van Loan and/or the Van Loan school of Seneca, KS.

posted by Gary R. Entz on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Would like to contact anyone with information on either the Llewellyn Castle or the families that settled there. I intend for this study of the Llewellyn Castle settlers to be as thorough and complete as possible. Not only do I plan to write a sympathetic account of the colony itself, I also intend to examine the lives of the settlers before they left London and after the dissolution of the colony. Therefore, any information or leads to the colony and individual settlers is always greatly appreciated.

KINNISON posted by Joyce Gillming on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Am looking for information on David William Kinnison. He was born in IL in 1820 and came to Nebraska with a Mr. Delay in 1840. They were the first white men to settle in Nebraska between Brock and Julian. He was a farmer, circuit riding Methodist minister and a wagon freighter between Nebraska City and Denver. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

OLOUGHLIN posted by Kay Gohl on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Madeline Florence O'Loughlin died 3 Jan 1899 . buried at Coal Creek Nemaha Kansas, she was also married to James Ross 27 Jan 1880 Nemaha Kansas. an obituary would be great also verification of this marriage Thanks

WALTON posted by Julie Hoskins on Sunday, May 3, 1998

The obituary of my grandfather, David William Walton, states that he was born in Oneida, KS. All family records (Bibles, letters) give the birth date as Jan. 1, 1873. He was married to Elizabeth McEntee and they lived and died in Red Willow County, Nebraska. David Wm. Walton had six sisters who grew to adulthood: Anna, Rosa, Clara, Margaret May, Marie and Flora Bell. An LDS sheet shows that two, Clara and Margaret May, were born in Seneca, KS. However, the line for Clara and Margaret list Seneca as the town and Oneida as the County. This appears to be an error as I look at my map of Kansas. (I live in Oregon.) The main focus of my search is the father of this family, John A. Walton. I know that he was married to Flora Bell Cottar and that he died in Frontier County Nebr. in August, 1888. (I have genealogy of Flora Bell Cottar back to 1500's.) To sum up, (1) how can I verify that David William Walton was born in Oneida, KS,? (Even though the obituary says so, I wonder, because several sisters, both older and younger, were born in Cedar County Iowa.) And are there any records--census, newspaper or whatever--of John A. (Andrew?) (Anda?) Walton's presence in Nemaha County KS?

HUERTER posted by Rodney G. Huerter on Sunday, May 3, 1998

My Surname is HUERTER. On my father's paternal side of the family: 1) father (Rodney Clinton Huerter - b. 2/16/1938), 2) grandfather (Georger Aloysious Huerter - b. 9/3/1902, m. 5/21/1924 [Coal Creek, KS] d. 1/22/67) & grandmother (Agnes Lucille Gaughan - b. 7/8/1904 [Coal Creek, KS] d. 1/22/1967) , 3) great-grandfather (James P. Huerter - b. 8/20/1871, m. 1/9/1895, d. 6/23/1946 [Sebetha]) & great-grandmother (Magdalena Schier - b. 6/20/1868 [El Paso, IL] d. 10/13/1929) and 4) great-great-grandfather (Joseph Huerter - b. 1/22/1828 [Kehrig, Rhineland, Prussia], m. 4/10/1860 [Gross Point, IL], d. 1/16/1906) & great-great- grandmother (Anna Sophia Muench - b. 1/22/1842 [Munich, Ger], d. 6/27/1922) all were either born, married, owned land or died in Seneca, unless otherwise noted by [ ]. On his maternal side of the family, most were from Coal Creek, KS; Lillis, KS; Steubenville, KS or Centrailia, KS - but my great-grandfather (William J. Gaughan - b. 5/14/1879 [Steubenville], m. 10/30/1900 [Lillis] d. 2/24/1961) died in Seneca

COFFEY posted by Larry Jones on Sunday, May 3, 1998

To whom it may concern: I am trying to trace ancestors of mine who started in Kentucky and ended up in Kansas. My 1st cousin (twice removed) James Gabriel Coffee/Coffey married LENA ROSE HIGGINS who was born in America City on September 11. 1888. According to records from the LDS Church they had 6 children, only one of them, FLORENCE JUNE COFFEE/COFFEY is listed as having passed away. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

MACHAMER posted by G. Machmer on Sunday, May 3, 1998

I hope you can help. My name is Gerald Machmer and I am director of the Machmer Family Research Foundation. On March 3, 1882 Elizabeth Machamer, 29 yrs of age, married A. P. Sawyer, 34 Yrs of age, both residents of Nemaha County; but they married in Brown County, where I found the license.

BUCK, ROBINSON posted by Marianne Matsumoto-Duyan on Sunday, May 3, 1998

I'm looking for information on Arlo Hale Robinson (Possibly Arlo Buck b. Dec. 19, 1879) in Capioma, KS who married Salida Buck (Possibly Lida D. Buck m. Aug. 26, 1898 in Kansas) They had at least 12 children; Mary Lucille, Oliver, Norton Fuller, Walter, Lillian, Costello, Harry, Jon, Jo, Jenny, Thelma and Rowland Herbert Robinson (could also be Buck).

HOBBS posted by Nancy Robinson on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Am looking for the HOBBS family that Charles Clifton lived with after his mother died in Oct 1885. They lived in the "Ford Neighborhood"

PUSEY posted by Nancy Robinson on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Looking for family of Charles and Evaline Pusey who lived in Nemaha Co, KS during the 1895 Census with adopted daughter Mitty Clifton, dau of John R and Irene (Murray), dec'd. Mitty ended up in Topeka state hospital after being abused by Charle Pusey and giving birth to child that was then taken away from Mittie. did Mr Pusey raise the child??

NATIONS posted by Nancy Robinson on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Seek descendents of George Nations 1833-1872 Nemaha Co and wife Martha Anderson. Children: Sarah b. 1860, John David bo. 1861 Nemaha Co m. Deborah Ingram, Annie 1862-1927 m. George Wright, Cora A. 1864-1888, Harriet b. 1867. Wm Jackson 1868-1936 m. Margaret Jones; and Charles Augustus 1870-1924 m. Ella Black. This family lived in Nemaha Co 1858-1899.

BLOOM, CLIFTON, SCHWEITZER posted by Nancy Robinson on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Seek descendents of Charles Clifton and wife Mary Ella Schweitzer: sons Jesse lived Wetmore, Ira lived St Joseph, MO and Edwin Clifton lived Bancroft, KS and daughter Mrs. Oral Bloom lived Oneida in 1943 when father, Charles Clifton died in Oneida.

CLIFTON posted by Nancy Robinson on Sunday, May 3, 1998

John Clifton appears in the 1875 Rice Co, Ks Census with his wife Jane Irene Murray. Her family lived in Nemaha Co, Ks from 1865 on. Where did she and John marry. Not in Nemaha or Rice County. Where did John disappear to after Jane Irene died in 1885 at her mothers. What became of children Norman and Charles and Mitty?

GASSIN, PAYNE, YOUNG posted by Warden and Staley on Sunday, May 3, 1998

YOUNG and GASSIN in Sabetha about 1870-1900. Also looking for LONG and PAYNE in Leavenworth KS.

KEMPLAY, VELVICK posted by Thex on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Searching for the Kemplay family that resided in Nemaha county in Illinois Township and elsewhere in the early 1900's. One of them married a GOLDIE VELVICK from Capiano Twp. in late ca 1920. Looks like all Kemplays may be related would love to find information for any/all. Thanks

FERGUSON posted by Cindy Thomas on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Would like to correspond with anyone researching Ferguson in Nemaha County.

AGEE, CAIN, CLEM, HUDSON, JACOLLIOT, MAGERS, MCMICKELL, ROBERTS posted by Jennifer Wathen on Sunday, May 3, 1998

Seeking information and photos for the family of Powel Onbey ROBERTS, b. 6 Oct., 1837, Howard co., MO, and d. 23 Nov., 1907, Centralia, Nemaha co., KS. Powel was married three times: 1) Rebecca Jane HUDSON, 9 Dec., 1861, Buchanan co., MO, 2) Lourena AGEE, 26 Jan., 1868, Troy, Doniphan co., KS, and 3) Martha Jane CLEM, 12 Sep., 1875, Doniphan co., KS. Powel and Lourena's Children: Fannie Belle; Minnie Forest, Marr. Jacob Marcellus MCMICKELL; Granville Stanton, Marr. Dora Ellen JACOLLIOT; and William Austin ROBERTS, Marr. Mary Josephine CAIN and Ella Bertha MAGERS. Powel and Martha's Children: Maude Sunshine; Jasper Claude; Onbey Roscoe, Marr. Lizzie Shrontz; John Powell; Mary Josephine, Marr. Lewis Elmer BEDKER; Lydia May, Marr. a PRUITT and a WAGNER; and Valerie Pearl ROBERTS, Marr. Walter SELBY. Powel's family moved from Doniphan county to Nemaha county sometime during the early 1880s.

EISENBARTH, KOCH posted by Mary L. Koch on Sunday, May 10, 1998

I am searching for any information you may be able to provide on the family of my husband Gary L. Koch. I have his fathers information but am unable to get past him to John P. Koch who was married to Carolyn Eisenbarth. They had 5 boys; Vincent and Marcellius (twins), George, Ferman and Joseph. Would like to know about birth date, burial location, marriage date and date of death. If anything dates of arrival in the state/county, other kin pops up, would like that also. All our search paths so far have come up blank.

GILMORE, LEE, MOSS, VILOTT posted by Laura Gilmore on Tuesday, May 12, 1998

I am researching any on these surnames. I am particularly looking for more informaiton of a Fletcher or Sneathen Vilott who were in Nemaha Co, KS in an 1859 census (Capioma Twp). I have copies from a family bible that seem to tie these names together. Please contact me if you have any info on any of these names. Thank you,

PURDOM posted by Marilyn L. Canfield on Saturday, May 30, 1998

Purdom, Grace, of Wetmore Ks. or township. Any Purdom's living in that area. Her name appeared on a list of people to contact in the middle 1925's and was found in old papers. Would like to know what connection she or the Purdom's had with May, Coney, Scovill names in Fulton Co Illinois or other nearby counties in Ill.

GALLENTINE posted by J Gallen on Saturday, May 30, 1998

I am researching the Gallentine family tree and believe several Gallentines lived in Nemaha County. I have considerable information on the family history which I am willing to share with others. If you have information on the Nemaha Gallentines

HILLIX posted by Gaines Hillix on Saturday, May 30, 1998

I am searching for information on Hillix in Nemaha County. Henry H. Hillix is mentioned in the History of Kansas by William G. Cutler as a participant in "The Baughn Tragedy." He is also listed as having been a member of the "Grand Army of the Republic," George Graham Post 92 in the Nemaha County Genealogical Society web pages. Any information on him or any other Hillix in Nemaha county is greatly appreciated as would information on where I could write to in Nemaha county for wills, probate records.

EISENBARTH, KOCH posted by Gary L. Koch on Saturday, May 30, 1998

Lokking for the birth dates and death dates of John P Koch and Carolyn Margaret Eisenbarth. Their decendents all lived in Seneca, baileyville.

ROSZELL posted by Susie Meyer on Saturday, May 30, 1998

ROSZELL, Dayle Paul or Gayle S. (fraternal twin brothers) born in Sabetha, October 31, 1895. Both later lived & died in Idaho. Trying to locate family members. Their parents and other possible siblings are currently unknown

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