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swede (#47330563)
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Genealogy has been a topic of interest since college when a Kansas History course required either a term paper or a family history; the family history topic intrigued me more than any other random topic available.

Since that time, I have continued to search out my extended family as well as work closely with the Kinsley Public Library to document those early settlers of Kinsley and Edwards County, Kansas who moved west to grow up with the country.

Whenever possible, I have found obituaries to 'flesh-out' my family members as well as those early settlers.

This avocation is truly an enjoyable journey and I have been fortunate to meet some wonderful individuals along the way.

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H Smith
RE: Charles Slater...
Hello Swede,
Thank you for the kind offer of help in the Kansas City area. If I find any relatives in that area I may take you up on that offer. I hope your searches go well with the possible family members for Charles Slater.Let me know if I can be of any further help.
Added by H Smith on Oct 12, 2014 10:15 AM
Shannon B
Tillman & Albert Colborn - Mt. Muncie
Hi! I wanted to let you know I have added photos to a couple of your memorials:

Tillman Colborn: 126772192
Albert Colborn: 126771980

I also linked them with family members at the same plot

Best Regards
Shannon B
Added by Shannon B on Sep 26, 2014 2:50 PM
Lisa Schaefer
Joseph T. Schubert
Thank you so much for entering the information on Joseph T. Schubert. He is my 2nd great granduncle by adoption. As far as I can tell, he was born in Bohemia in December 1849. He married Rosalia Brousch 21 May 1872 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Thank you again for showing me his death date. His wife, Rosalia, is also buried in that cemetery, possibly near him.
Added by Lisa Schaefer on Jul 08, 2014 8:02 PM
Row Walker
Obits: Lulu Bowman Mumper
Thank you so much for your having added to our families genealogical record. Sincerely appreciated.

Gary Mumper
Row Walker
Added by Row Walker on Jun 11, 2014 10:42 AM
Shannon B
Mt Muncie - Charles Enochs (126458756)
Hi! Another member requested a photo request for Charles' marker. According to the cemetery office, he was buried at Mt Muncie but was disinterred the same year. There wasn't any note of where his remains were moved to only that he is no longer buried at Mt Muncie Cemetery. Thought you might like to know.
Regards
Shannon B
Added by Shannon B on May 28, 2014 7:02 PM
Trulymatters
Thank You Swede Regarding PM Jones
Swede:
I sent a private message to you. My family and I appreciate your information. Lets correspond further through email when you get a chance. Thanks again.
Added by Trulymatters on May 03, 2014 12:00 PM
Paul Sutton Kamalsky
RE: Edwin A. Green
You are truly welcome, Swede. I am still waiting for Donna, who
Made the requests, to erect memorials for the others on the obelisk
Then I will upload the photos. They are:

Maria wife of Jesse, died Sept. 27, 1840 aged 23 yrs 9 mos 11 days

Caroline wife of Jesse, died Sept 1, 1889 aged 68 yrs 6 mos 18 days

Samuel N., died Oct 1, 1865 aged 44 yrs 3 mos 1 day

Byram son of Jesse & Caroline, died Aug. 20, 1847 aged 2 yrs 6 mos 3 days
Added by Paul Sutton Kamalsky on May 03, 2014 6:45 AM
Gone But Not Forgotten
RE: Rebecca Wolcott
Sure will tell him hello for you. We can all help each other. Without help, we would all still be searching for our family.
Have a great week.
Jackie
Added by Gone But Not Forgotten on Apr 15, 2014 6:49 PM
Joyce Nance-Woodcock
RE: James Nance
Thanks. Never saw anything like that before; kinda sad to see it all broken.
Added by Joyce Nance-Woodcock on Mar 31, 2014 8:25 AM
Joyce Nance-Woodcock
James Nance
Thank you so much for those photos! Do you know what the "box" is below his headstone that's cracked? Is means a lot to me that you took these pictures!
Joyce
Added by Joyce Nance-Woodcock on Mar 30, 2014 5:25 PM
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