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Biography of Monroe Davis Herington

Biography of Monroe Davis Herington

MONROE DAVIS HERINGTON, the founder of the city of Herington, Kan., was born in Lenawee County, Michigan, April 23, 1844, and is a son of David Herington. He removed to Iowa when ten years of age, and afterward spent thirteen years in Linn County, Missouri. At the close of the war he removed to Bloomington, Illinois, and in 1869 located on a farm. He afterward became proprietor of four meat-markets, and on selling out came to Kansas with about $16,000, which he invested in land. He was married June 17, 1880, to Mrs. Jane Parker, a widow, who by her first marriage had a daughter, Brucy. Mr. Herington had three children by a former marriage: Diana H., Alice and Monroe Davis.

The Abilene Reflector

The Abilene Reflector

The Reflector, which is edited and published by C. M. Harger, was established in Abilene in 1883. In May, 1887, a daily edition was added, which has had a continuous and successful existence since. The weekly Reflector was an eight-page, seven-column paper, all home print, and the daily, published every evening except Sunday, was a four-page, six-column sheet with afternoon dispatches. This page provides a brief history of the paper along with access to the various online sources where you can find digital copies of the paper.

Franklin County Kansas Marriage Database

Franklin County Kansas Marriage Database

This database includes all marriages from the official Franklin County Kansas Marriage Books covering the years of 1838 – present. Links to the actual marriage books up to the year of 1907 can be found below the database results. Marriage records, 1858-1867, v....

Page 600b – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas

Page 600b – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas Inhabitants in: Wheatland Township (sub 26 & 27)    in the County of Ford, State of Kansas Date: June 21, 1880   Enumerator: P. A. Torline   SD: 2   ED: 381 Page: 12 Publication: T9 Roll: 381 Transcribed by...

Page 600a – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas

Page 600a – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas Inhabitants in: Wheatland Township (sub 26 & 27)    in the County of Ford, State of Kansas Date: June 19 & 21, 1880   Enumerator: P. A. Torline   SD: 2   ED: 381 Page: 11 Publication: T9 Roll: 381...

Page 599b – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas

Page 599b – 1880 U S Census for Ford County, Kansas Inhabitants in: Wheatland Township (sub 26 & 27)    in the County of Ford, State of Kansas Date: June 18 & 19, 1880   Enumerator: P. A. Torline   SD: 2   ED: 381 Page: 10 Publication: T9 Roll: 381...

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