Barber Batchelder Booker Carter Claypool Corson Counts Craig Dalton Dennis Gaines Googins (2) Heuston Hines Howell McMahan Meeker Osborn Osborne Philpot Powell Standley Tharp Wood

Wilson County Kansas Queries


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Queries Apr. - June 2000

Topic: BOOKER/PHILPOT families
From: Clarissa HANSEN
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2000 02:12 PM

Any information regaurding the branches of, BOOKER and PHILPOT, in the Wilson County area, would be more than welcomed. Specifically, those persons between 1880 until 1930's. They were a family that traveled wherever the railroad company sent them. Thankyou, for your time.C.HANSEN

Topic: Standley, Claypool, Gaines
From: Lynne Farr
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 10:47 AM

I am looking for information on the families of Benjamin F. Standley and his wife Sarah C. Gaines. I am also seeking formation on their son Samuel Nathaniel Standley and his wife Edna A. Claypool. They lived in Fredonia, New Albany and Fall River between 1880 and 1900. Also happy to trade information if I can help you. Thanks in advance, Lynne

Topic: COUNTS,Morgan M. and Hannah Jane Corson
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2000 11:05 AM

We have been trying to find out what caused our second great grandfather and mother to die within a day of each other. Morgan M. Counts b. Sept. 3, 1820, Shelby Co., OH., d. Mar. 9, 1888: Hannah Jane Corson his wife b. Sept. 13, 1813, Shelby Co. OH., d. Mar. 10, 1888. Both were in Altoona, Wilson Co., KS when they die. What happen to cause them to die almost together? Any help would be appreciated.

Topic: Howell family
From: Wayne Howell
Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 08:24 PM

I am looking for information on my father, Wesley Clinton Howell, born 4/10/1925 in Neodesha, KS, the son of Clinton Howell and Goldie Dibble Howell. I think the family moved to California in the 30's. Any help out there? This is my first day searching for my family tree.

Wayne Howell
Riverside, CA

Topic: Preston & Eveline Powell
From: Linda Wood
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2000 09:49 PM

I am trying to find my ancestors on my Father's side. All the information I have is on my grandparents:
Preston Edward Powell: 1869-1950
Violet Rosetta Eveline Starks: 1873-1958
Some children's names:
Wes, Ethel, Laura, Edith, Perry, Haney,Adrian and Hayden.
They lived in Neodesha for many years and are both buried there. Does anyone have any information on this family?

Topic: Hines
From: Belinda Vose
Date: Sunday, June 11, 2000 07:18 PM

My Grandfather, Oren C. Hines was born in either Buffalo or Fredonia, KS in the late 1800's. He eventually moved to Center Point, IA. He married Pearl Starr. They are both deceased.

There siblings, Robert and Emery Hines lives in Center Point, Iowa and Charles Hines lives in Port St. Lucie, FL. Mary Belle Hines lives in Phoenix, AZ.

If you have any further information, please contact me.

Thank you

Topic: Dennis Family
From: Henry Dennis
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2000 04:36 PM

Am searching for information on William George Dennis and Sarah Elizabeth (Louden)Dennis.

They were residents of Buffalo, KS in the late 1800's/early 1900's.

William died on 9/20/1909 and Sarah died on 6/27/1908. Both are buried in Buffalo cemetery.

I hope posted the information that I have thus far on

I would appreciate any assistance anyone can give.

My email is

Thank you
Henry Dennis

Topic: McMahan
From: Jentami Feldhaus
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 06:57 PM

SEEKING ANYONE THAT IS SEACHING THE McMAHAN family in Wilson County, from the Mid to Late 1800's. The related families are listed below Searching McMAHAN, McBAIN, MARSHMAN SNYDER

Topic: searching for Daltons
From: Barbara Inks
Date: Friday, April 28, 2000 12:08 PM

I am looking for anyone who might have any info. on the Dalton family from Fredonia...I was adopted in 1948 my birth records show me to be the daughter of Geraldine Dalton .I need family medical info for reference to my health... I understand I may have living relatives there ..Would like to get in touch with Nora Dalton if at all possible Geraldine's sister..If you can help me with any info I would greatly appreciate it Please send to

Topic: Heuston,Barber,Craig,Meeker,Tharp,Carter
From: Sherre Robbins
Date: Monday, April 24, 2000 11:07 AM

Trying to connect with *someone*, *anyone* else researching these family names. Caroline L Craig m. Ebenezer Heuston in Wilson county 1875 & remained there for a number of years thereafter. Had several children, 3 of whom died young. Eb married (2) Valerie Viana MEEKER. We had CARTER and BARBER families in the county, too! Please contact me via personal email if we can help one another. It might be months before I get back to this site!! Thanks.

From: Jentami Feldhaus
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2000 06:50 PM

I am searching to the marriage of Sidney McMAHAN to a Joseph THARP, they married on 23 Aug. 1841 in Gallia Co., Ohio. I believe Sidney is in the family of McMAHAN that spent many years in Fredonia Kansas in the mid to late 1800. Searching McMAHAN, McBAIN, MARSHMAN SNYDER

Topic: Searching for John L. Googins
From: Emily Googins
Date: Monday, April 17, 2000 10:49 AM

Topic: Batchelder
From: Cindy Spaulding
Date: Sunday, April 16, 2000 07:37 PM

Need information on Samuel Batchelder mar. 1841 Harriet Ricker both born Waterville, Maine area and around 1845 went to Fredonia, Kansas acc. to Ricker Genealogy. Any info appreciated.

Topic: WOOD, Martin, John T. & Sarah 1879-1885 ?
From: Sherry Wray
Date: Friday, April 07, 2000 08:21 PM

Topic: George Augustus Googins
From: Emily Googins
Date: Friday, April 07, 2000 06:09 PM

I am searching for George Augustus Googins and his wife, Laura Smith, in the Fredonia area in the mid 1800's.

Topic: Osborn/Osborne
From: Carol Tilson
Date: Thursday, April 06, 2000 07:30 AM

Am researching the family of Samuel Wood Osborn and his wife, Frances McKinney. They lived in Wilson County from the late 1860s through early 1880s, as did Samuel's brother, Solomon Morrison Osborn and several other Osborns/Osbornes -- including James and Zedekiah -- who probably are related to Sam and Sol. Does anyone know how? Would like to compare notes on these families.

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