Sumner County

Edward Nulik Sr. Obituary, 1943

The Caldwell Messenger, Caldwell, Sumner Co., Kansas – Monday, November 22, 1943 Edward Nulik Edward Nulik, son of Joseph and Anna Nulik was born near Caldwell, Ks May 1, 1884 and departed this life at his home November 11, 1943, at the age of 59 years, 6 months, and 10 days. He received his early education at Blackstone school and later attended college at Manhatten. On returning to Caldwell he was employed with Gabbert Drug Co., and at the Caldwell State Bank. He was united in marriage to Agnes Jenista on July 22, 1908 at Caldwell, and started housekeeping on […]

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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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The Horsley Family

JOSHUA THEODORE HORSLEY Born: January 4,1845, Mattoon, Coles County, IllinoisDied: January 4,1904, Guthrie, Logan County, OklahomaBuried: Summit View Cemetery, Lot 1 Center Block 3, Guthrie, Logan County, Oklahoma .Father: Berry L. Horsley, b. 1823, KentuckyMother: Sarah N. Horsley, b. 1825, Kentucky On March 31,1873, Theodore purchased 172 & 29/100 Acres ( “by government survey” ) in Sumner County, Kansas (two miles East of Hunnewell on the Kansas state line) from Heuy B. & Ida B. Nichols for the sum of $500.00. According to family history, he was a member of the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association and leased a large tract

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