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William Miles Chick
Birth: Aug. 31, 1794
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1847
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Colonel in the War of 1812. The first settler and first postmaster of Kansas City, Mo. He came to Westport in 1837 and operated a general store. In 1843, he established himself as a fur trader in Kansas City. He died of pneumonia in 1847. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Eliza Smith Chick (1796 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Jane Chick Peery (1817 - 1872)*
  William Sidney Chick (1819 - 1895)*
  Virginia Christiana Chick McCoy (1820 - 1849)*
  Sarah S M Ivy Chick Polke (1823 - 1846)*
  Joseph Smith Chick (1828 - 1908)*
  Martha Matilda Chick Scarritt (1831 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CHICK
COL. WILLIAM MILES CHICK
1794-1847
FIRST SETTLER AND FIRST POST MASTER
OF KANSAS CITY MISSOURI

 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot 17 (Marker # 15
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Dec 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6012787
William Miles Chick
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William Miles Chick
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William Miles Chick
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Original founder of Kansas City, Missouri
- smarker
 Added: Jun. 29, 2015

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Veteran War of 1812
- k75evad
 Added: Feb. 3, 2014
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