Biography of Abraham Lincoln Barner

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



Biography of Grant Elwood Kelsey

Grant Elwood Kelsey. General farming and the raising of live stock are engaging the attention of many foresighted men in Kansas. Many of these have additional interests as had Grant Elwood Kelsey, a well known citizen and prosperons agriculturist of Menoken Township, Shawnee County, but their land and its rich yielding occupies the first place



Biography of Dawson W. Cooley

Dawson W. Cooley is president of the Oxford Bank in Sumner County. His home has been in Kansas for upwards of half a century, and while his years have been chiefly employed in the banking business, he has also identified himself with various other enterprises for the good and upbuilding of this state. Mr. Cooley



Beal, Bettie Cook Mrs. – Obituary

Bettie Cook Beal, 74, a former Baker County resident, died May 1, 2004, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Nadine and Milt Rantz, in Oregon City. Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Crown Funeral Home in Milwaukie. She was born Jan. 15, 1930, at Oxford, Kan., and moved to Halfway



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