Mount Hope Cemetery, Sumner County, Kansas

(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



Old German Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery, Argonia, Sumner, Kansas

(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



Morris Center Cemetery, Sumner County, Kansas

(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.



Porter Cemetery, Zyba, Sumner County, Kansas

(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.,



Biography of Hon. Charles P. Hangen

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



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



Biographical Sketch of J.C. O.Morse

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



Biography of Owen Jason Wood

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



Biography of Harrison Haskin

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



Biography of Ralph Chester Dixon

Ralph Chester Dixon. While many of the successful men represented in this publication have found their work as farmers, eattle men, merchants, bankers and in the professions, Ralph Chester Dixon had directed his energies practically along one line since leaving college and had made a notable success as a fruit grower and horticulturist in the



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