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Index of Decatur County, Kansas, history

Jack Benton

Index of Decatur County, Kansas, history

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Published by Decatur County Genealogy Society in [Oberlin? Kan.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Decatur County (Kan.)
    • Subjects:
    • Decatur County (Kan.) -- Indexes.,
    • Decatur County (Kan.) -- History -- Indexes.,
    • Decatur County (Kan.) -- Biography -- Indexes.,
    • Decatur County (Kan.) -- Genealogy -- Indexes.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementcompiled by Jack Benton.
      ContributionsDecatur County Genealogy Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF687.D4 D4332 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. ;
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2612042M
      LC Control Number85175260

      His mind however, retained to the last, its wonderful clarity and vigor, and his counsel was eagerly sought and wisely given. Wilson and others were interested in it. He was the prophet, but first of all he was the Christian gentleman and the good citizen. He then bought an additional eighty acres, removing to his new holdings, where he resided until

      The "Frontier Mill," McKay and Jenkins, proprietors, were erected during the summer ofat Cedar Bluffs, in the northwestern part of the county. Disliking nothing so much, next to sham, as ostentation, he directed that his funeral should be conducted with the utmost simplicity, without any of the elaborateness which his followers would otherwise have provided in order to testify to the honor in which they held him. Peacefully the end came at one o'clock in the afternoon of December 10, In their family were three sons, one of whom is living in the east.

      Street, November 7, Badham, of Lamoni, Iowa, and died March 27, Humphrey went on to the Belleville Telescope and in April,Mr. His mother's brave and singularly well possessed spirit shielded him from many things then as well as through his boyhood, which was spent at Nauvoo, either in the "Mansion," a hotel owned and conducted by his mother, or at the Homestead, the old blockhouse added to and improved upon and occupied at times by the family, or maybe on the family farm a few miles east of Nauvoo. He studied law in his youth but never entered into its practice.


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Index of Decatur County, Kansas, history book

Since age conferred upon him the right of franchise Mr. An institute is provided for in the year With her two youngest sons in her arms, and little Joseph and a foster-daughter clinging to her skirts, she crossed the frozen Mississippi on foot, and made her way to Quincy, Illinois, where she found rest, food and shelter in the home of a family by the name of Cleveland.

The grandfather served under Wellington at Waterloo and received a pension from the British government. Nathan Haynes received about the 1st of January,a patent to the south half of Section 2, Town 2, Range He was captain of a company of the first Berkshire county regiment in the war and in helped found the town of Berkshire in Tioga county, New Yorkwhere he died in The soil is of good depth, a rich black loam.

The accepted books of the church strongly condemn the doctrine of polygamy and teach instead purity and virtue of life, integrity, godliness, and everything having a tendency to exalt and ennoble the human mind, and Joseph Smith counseled the members of the church to shun any and every man who taught any principles contrary to these virtues.

Graham purchased a farm located south of Davis City and west of Pleasantonin Hamilton township. Hopkins, in December,and by D.

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He is now receiving a pension from the federal government. Smith married Mrs. Colvin and E. Olds, of Jo Daviess county, Illinois ; Mrs. Cochran had been its editor.

In March,Henry Inman made a selection of 2, acres of lands in this county, for a part of the additional school lands the State was entitled to receive from the general government. Smith and his estimable wife have done and to few is accorded the high regard and esteem that this venerable couple enjoy from all with whom they are brought in contact.

Smith, the fifth son and sixth child. The paper soon after ceased to exist, and Mr. As he prospered he added to his holdings from time to time until he became the owner of a large amount of land, being at the present time the possessor of eight hundred and forty-five acres.

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How well they succeeded was partially evidenced by the fact that upon the announcement of Joseph Smith's death last winter, the press of the country almost universally united in expressions of respect and esteem.

He was born in StockportLancashireEnglandFebruary 8,a son of Henry and Mary Smith, the latter of whom died when our subject was but three months old. The family intermarried with the families of Hopkins, Deane and Snow.

In August,he moved to IndependenceMissouri.History.

Property Ownership Maps or Plat Books

Decatur County was created on March 20, and organized on December 15, It is named after the Navy war hero Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. He served during the First Barbary War and the Second Barbary War and the War of Oberlin was where the last Native American (specifically the Northern Cheyenne) Raid in Kansas hildebrandsguld.com for: Stephen Decatur, Jr.

City Of Oberlin 1 Morgan Drive Oberlin, KS Decatur County Sheriff East Hall St. Oberlin, KS Phone Fax Decatur County Register of Deed. Sep 23,  · I'm looking for some good reads on Kansas City history.

If possible, I'd like something specifically on the political history (which is very colorful), but I also want something on the general history of the city. Has anyone here studied any of this in depth, and. d.a. millington, history of cowley county, kansas, winfield courier, ; m. winsor, james scarborough, history of jewell county, kansas, with a full account of its early settlements and the indian atrocities committed within its borders: its final settlement, organization and progress, diamond printing office, Chase County Death and Obituary Index ; Cherokee County Obituaries Index from the Cherokee County Kansas Genealogical-Historical Society Clay County Rural Cemeteries (scanned book) Greenwood Cemetery Burials (Clay Center, KS).

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