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Sharon Versluis-Butcher (#47039776)
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Carol Wangler
RE: Lautsbaugh
You're welcome
Added by Carol Wangler on Jul 23, 2015 8:04 PM
RE: Roose Headstone
You are welcome. I believe the other Abraham Roose stone is missing. I need to recheck my records, but i thought it was supposed to be right next to the one i took the picture of
Added by KarlO on Jul 10, 2015 9:47 AM
Volunteer Shelly
RE: Charles Gauntt
You're very welcome. Glad to help.
Added by Volunteer Shelly on May 19, 2015 1:29 PM
Request for photo of Nathaniel Wise Stone
In 2011, my wife with me tagging along, photographed all the markers in the Americus Cemetery for the Flint Hills Genealogical Society. No photograph for Nathaniel Wise not his wife appeared in the photographs we took. Their names did not appear among the list of names we had for interments in the Americus Cemetery.

Think we could have well overlooked the marker of one or both, I checked the Emporia today to see if there was any record of Nathaniel Wise and his wife.

First, checked the Tombstone Inscriptions for Lyon County, Volume 9 (Americus Cemetery) done by the D.A.R. in or about 1950 (Volume was published February 1951). Nathaniel Wise and his wife names do not appear in the records.

Next checked the index of obituaries for the Emporia Gazette (the local paper). I found the obits for Nathaniel Wise and Kerrenhappuch McDill Wise, his wife.

I got the microfiche film and read the obits. Nathaniel's information appears in the 13 Oct 1913 and 14 Oct 1913 edition of the Gazette. Kerrenhappuch Mc Dill Wise obit is in the 28 Sept. 1915 and 30 Sept 1915 of the Gazette. Both obits state they are interred in the Americus Cemetery.

From the obits on both, I'm surprise there is no memorial stone for either since the D.A.R. did not document the inscription and I could find no other record of their burial including my wife's photographs.

There is a link to the Americus Cemetery from the Flint Hills Genealogical Society website if you wish to look:

If I can be of any further assistance, please let me know.


Added by Anonymous on Jan 04, 2015 5:02 PM
This means a lot . Thank you.
Added by M on Oct 28, 2014 2:39 PM
Ralph wiles was married at least once.
Added by M on Oct 28, 2014 1:41 AM
RE: Nick
I would! Thank you. I would like to see what is there. The place he was from changed its name in early in the last century.
Added by M on Oct 27, 2014 6:20 PM
Thanks for correction! Nick was born in Greece but not in Piraeus
Added by M on Oct 27, 2014 3:41 PM
Ralph n wiles
Where was he born and where did he die? He had at least one child.
Added by M on Oct 27, 2014 3:04 PM
Kira McFadden
RE: Edmond's Son
Hi, Sharon,

Yes, I am directly related to Earl Leroy (his great-grand daughter through Clarence DJ McFadden).

Here is the URL to Edward:

And Edmond, Earl's father:

I have no information other than that; we've lost a lot of records, and are looking into a claim that an Angus McFadden/McFaddin from Scotland is the patriarch of our line, but I've yet to discover any relation.

It's nice to meet you--thank you for putting this page together!

Kira McFadden
Added by Kira McFadden on Oct 21, 2014 9:21 AM
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