The series contains original affidavits of registration that record personal information about each registrant, their photograph affixed to the majority of documents, and the registrants fingerprints. All of these are specific to Kansas, and most have the actual documents attached.
Location: Sumner County KS
(Loc. 1 mile south, 11 miles east of South Haven, Sumner, Kansas) BAKER Melissa B., b. 1 Aug. 1855, d. 11 Apr. 1930. Wm. C., b. 8 Apr. 1841, d. 13 Dec. 1917. Husband of Melissa B. Baker. BECKELHIMER Bobby Dean, b. 2 Apr. 1929, d. 25 June 1929. On same stone as George Lee Beckelhimer & Patricia Ann Deibel. George, b. 15 May 1879, d. 19 Feb. 1956. Husband of Margaret Beckelhimer who was born 6 Mar. 1892, they were parents of Imogene, Dwight, Margaret, Tom, Donald & Bobby. George Lee, b. 7 Aug. 1951, d. 21 Jan. 1952.
(6 miles north, ¾ mile west of Argonia, Sumner, Kansas) This cemetery was on June 17, 1961 grown up in brush and back from the road. Most bodies had been removed to other burial places when the church was dismantled several years ago. There are no buildings at the site at this time, and like many other old cemeteries may not be in existence for many years. FITZ Herman C., b. 20 Dec. 1912, d. 27 Dec. 1912. Son of August and Anna Fits. MULLER Ralph F., b. 15 Mar. 1923, d. 9 June 1923. Son of F. and E.
(Loc. 7 miles south, 1 mile east of Argonia, Sumner, Kansas) ALTON Solomon, b. 19 June 1849, d. 13 Apr. 1886. ANTHONY Adams, d. 5 May 1881, ae. 19 yrs., 6 mos., 6 days. Child of N. and A. Anthony. Jare Lee, no dates. Child of John N. and Leona Anthony. ASHER Henry P., d. 27 May 1881, ae. 10 days. Child of J. I. and Mary F. Asher. Mary F., d. 21 May 1881, ae. 38 yrs., 1 mo., 21 days. BAGGITT Nancy, d. 26 Mar. 1882, ae. 57 yrs., 11 mos., 9 days. BEAM Gean, d. 6 Aug.
(Loc: 2 miles west ½ mile south of Zyba, Sumner, Kansas) ANDERSON Eliza J., d. 6 May 1881, ae. 46 yrs., 6 mos., 2 days. Wife of R.A. Anderson. Jessie L. Price, 1878 – 1959. Same stone as Rueben Hartly Anderson. Laura, b. 9 Aug. 1871, d. 3 Feb. 1896, ae. 24 yrs., 5 mos., 24 days. Wife of F.J. Anderson. Rueben Hartly, 1880 – 1943. Same stone as Jessie L. Price Anderson. ANTHONY Harriet E., 1894 – 1922. Wife of George M. Anthony who was born in 1872. Rowenna L. Y., b. 9 Feb. 1843, d. 3 Sept. 1891.
Hon. Charles P. Hangen, who has recently finished his second term as member of the State Legislature, is one of the prominent bankers of Sumner County, being cashier of the National Bank of Commerce at Wellington. He was born in Darke County, Ohio, November 9, 1877, but has lived in Kansas since 1882. In that year his parents, Christian and Sarah Hangen, came to Kansas and located six miles southwest of Wellington on the farm still owned by Mrs. Hangen. Christian Hangen was a native of Germany and his wife of Ohio. He was successfully identified with general farming and
Some of the most substantial people of Kansas today, well able to ride about over the improved highways in their automobiles, came into the state in the early days with the slow and tedious method of the prairie schooner or the mover’s wagon. Such an emigrant party arrived in Sumner County in 1873. They had come overland from Central Illinois, being twenty-six days on route. Three wagons comprised the train, and the driver of one of those wagons, then thirteen years of age, was Abrabam Lincoln Barner, who is now living retired at Belle Plaine in Sumner County, and for
J. C. O. Morse, who was the first superintendent of the State Reformatory at Hutchison, a former member of the State Board of Railroad Commissioners and now president of the Kansas Casualty and Surety Company of Wichita, had had a long and prominent career in Kansas. He is an able business man and the efficiency of business characterized all his public work. His name is widely known among financial and business circles, and he had attained that position after beginning life as a Kansas farmer. His home had been in Kansas since he was about thirteen years of age. He
Owen Jason Wood is a lawyer by profession, had been a resident of Topeka since 1890, and for many years had been assistant solicitor for Kansas of The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company. He gained his first knowledge of life in the world in the northwest corner of Indiana, in Lake County. He was born at Crown Point, the county seat, August 10, 1853. His parents were Martin and Susan G. (Taylor) Wood. His father owned a farm and represented one of the early pioneer families of Northwestern Indians and he was a lawyer by profession, and was
HARRISON HASKIN, Ozark, Missouri Whatever may be said by demagogues about the tyranny of capital, the man who affords employment to his fellow men and maintains industries which turn out articles of utility does more real good for his generation than all the combined agitators of the country. Under existing civilization the only possible solution to the problem of the prevention of want and suffering is found in the great manufacturing plants, which have the capital necessary to pay wages to the many before pay is received for the goods. A glance at the thriving city of Ozark, Missouri, shows