Sumner County

Anna Mae McCants Fauchier Obituary, 1974

Caldwell Messenger, Caldwell, Kansas – Thursday, April 18, 1974  Mrs. Fauchier Dies April 18 Funeral services will be held this Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Central Christian Church for Mrs. Elmer May Fauchier. Mrs. Fauchier, 89, was residing at the Cedarview Nursing Home of Wellington. She was born July 6, 1884, and died April 18, 1974, Thursday morning. Rev. Darrell Johnson will officiate at the ceremony, and the interment will follow at the Caldwell Cemetery.

Biography of Henry Giese Lowry

Veteran of the Civil War (Company D, 4th PA Cavalry) Buried in the Oxford Cemetery Henry Giese Lowry was born September 14, 1816 in Berlin, Somerset County, Pennsylvania and died February 25, 1881. He was baptized on November 12, 1816, as witnessed by his grandfather, the Reverend Johann Heinrich Giese, and his grandmother, Anna Baker Giese. Henry Giese Lowry and members of his family settled in the vicinity of Oxford, Sumner County, Kansas in 1872; they took a homestead 3 miles west and 1-1/2 miles north of Oxford. While they are not “founders” of Oxford, they are among the very …

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