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JH (#47836486)
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I've written and published two family history books and the history of Berryton for its 1986 Centennial.

I have just finished going through three books about Topekans in 1905, 1934 and 1956 for the second time. They were WHO'S WHO and BUILDERS OF TOPEKA. I added a lot more information for tombstones, but there are still many biographies that need to be added, once their tombstones are copied. I'll put the books away for another year and go back and try to find some more.

About 25 years ago, the local historical society put all the Shawnee County marriage applications up to 1913 on microfilm. They discarded the originals and allowed persons to take names of those they recognized. I gave my old mailman about 50 and he delivered them to people in our township. I have given away hundreds of them. I still had some left over, so I put them on FAG.
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Julia Russell
Memorial# 82808368, Mary Doerr
Thank you for adding the Marriage license. I made a copy for myself. How are you related?
Added by Julia Russell on Aug 20, 2014 2:12 PM
did you know you can add dates and name changes to the memorial by yourself?

click on the edit tab and then read the list..

thanks for the info
Added by Oz on Aug 18, 2014 6:03 PM
Adna Chilson-Isephine Mohler
WOW! Just checked in on this page and discovered this marriage affadavit, in addition to the Chilson-Hyett affadavit.

Many, many thanks for the silent help with one of my "brick wall" families! Now I'll have to check out all of my Chilsons in Kansas to see if you have delivered more pleasant surprises!

Thank you. Your efforts make a difference!

Added by Nancy on Aug 16, 2014 7:13 PM
Warren Chilson-Florence Hyett
Many, many thanks for adding the marriage application to Warren's memorial! This Chilson family has been elusive (an understatement), so every bit of info about them is precious!!

Added by Nancy on Aug 15, 2014 9:45 PM
Myrtle Checksfield
Thank you so much for the addition of the marriage application to Myrtle's memorial. Very much appreciated. Also, many thanks for letting me know.

Cheers, Sue
Added by SueM on Aug 15, 2014 9:32 PM
Cheryl White
Buckner marriage certificate
Joanie, I added the cemetery info for Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" McElroy Buckner ---- and all of her relatives buried in Mount Hope. Eventually I'll get the rest of the pages updated that you have added marriage certificates to. Thanks so much for all your work.
Added by Cheryl White on Aug 15, 2014 11:30 AM
Amanda Lux Bowman
Never mind... did a search myself, and found that it was indeed in error. Thanks again for the edits!
Added by GeekyGraveGirl on Aug 15, 2014 10:45 AM
Amanda Lux Bowman
Thank you for the image of the marriage application and the edits!

I believe her death date on my memorial is in error, if Mr. Lincoln Bowman's date of 1896 is correct on the license. Would you have any further information on Mrs. Bowman? Did she perhaps die in 1906 or 1896?
Added by GeekyGraveGirl on Aug 15, 2014 10:19 AM
PJ Monroe
Harry Brent
JH, What an awesome find. You are marvelous. Thanks for adding the Affadavit to Harry's memorial page. Best wishes with all your activities. Sounds like you are always busy.

Added by PJ Monroe on Aug 14, 2014 3:46 PM
Cheryl White
Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka
Blanche F. Atwood Summers and Lizzie McElroy Buckner----- Thanks for their marriage certificates. I'll be adding info to their pages soon.
Added by Cheryl White on Aug 13, 2014 2:02 PM
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