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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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Cheryl White
Mount Hope Mausoleum
Joanie, I am in the process of photographing the stones in the original Abbey Mausoleum, and have come across many pioneer Topekans. When it's time to get those Who's Who books out again, I may have some work for you. By the way, I'm giving copies of the Find A Grave pages with obits to the office staff at Mt. Hope for their files.
Added by Cheryl White on May 24, 2015 6:07 PM
Tracy Lane
Manda Sue Finney
Is a family member of mine, would you please transfer this memorial to me? Thank you.

Added by Tracy Lane on Feb 21, 2015 11:56 AM
Shawnee County Marriage Apps
Just checking back with you to see if we could make it any easier on you regarding the above noted applications that you have. If you would prefer to loan them to us to copy that would be appreciated. We will be glad to pick up and return to you. Just let me know.
Thank you,
Topeka Genealogical Society
Added by Nancy on Nov 02, 2014 2:07 PM
Steve H
Marriage Record For Stephen Hanrahan
I just was browsing the Find a grave website and found my Great grandfather Stephen Thomas Hanrahan ans saw that you have a copy of his marriage affidavit. Would you be willing to sell it? I would love to have it. Let me know if you would and I'll do whatever you want.

Many thanks for your thoughtfulness in saving all these records!

Steve Hanrahan
Added by Steve H on Sep 27, 2014 10:03 AM
Julia Russell
Memorial# 82808368, Mary Doerr
I just received the marriage document for my aunt. AWESOME! Thank you so much!
Added by Julia Russell on Sep 03, 2014 8:52 AM
Marriage apps
That would be awesome! Society hours are 1:00-4:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday.
Phone: 785-233-5762
That is wonderful you found a home for many applications but for those you wish to entrust to us we would be most appreciative.
Thank you!
Added by Nancy on Aug 27, 2014 8:48 PM
Shawnee County Marriage Apps
Just thought you'd like to know that the Topeka Genealogical Society has those original marriage applications on file in their library. Those we are indexing are from about 1896-1912. We don't have all of them, but should you still have some originals and want to preserve we would be more than happy to add them to our current library files.

By the way, I added the maiden name to Zeda Humbert as you requested. Thank you!
Added by Nancy on Aug 25, 2014 7:25 PM
Larry & Nancy Brooks
Henry T. & G. Ethel Barbee
Yes, we did have this wrong in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The book that Topeka Genealogical society is wrong. It has both Barbee and Marbee listed as being in Pleasant Hill. Thank you for correcting this. Nancy
Added by Larry & Nancy Brooks on Aug 24, 2014 12:10 PM
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
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