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Raymond Riley (#47701938)
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Bio Photo I have been doing family research since the late 1970's. I have been associated with the Jefferson County (KS) Genealogical Society, being the organizing President and since served in that capacity two more times. I live in Winchester, Kansas. My wife, Marie and I have been married 64 years. We have four living children, 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. My family research interests are many, but especially Riley, Nettleton, Curry and Fulton. We have many ancestors buried in Atchison and Jefferson Counties, Kansas. In addition, I have served the United Methodist Church as organist for the past 50 years and have served the Winchester and Jefferson County North Schools as statistician for over 60 years. I was the Director of the Winchester Public Library at the time the present building was constructed.

Please contact me if you find a direct relative's memorial I manage, and would like to have the memorial transferred. Please include your Find a Grave ID # with any requests. If you find any errors or wish to have me add additional information to a memorial, please let me know.
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Terry
RE: George Abbott #102539475
Thank you!
Added by Terry on Jul 22, 2016 10:28 PM
Terry
George Abbott #102539475
He was the husband of my 4th great aunt. May I use his gravestone photo in my Family Tree? I will gladly give you credit. Thank you so much, Terry
Added by Terry on Jul 22, 2016 1:04 PM
Angelic Long Wilmouth
RE: Bliss David Elder, Sr
Thank you very much, Raymond!
Have a great week :)
Added by Angelic Long Wilmouth on Jul 19, 2016 5:01 AM
Angelic Long Wilmouth
Bliss David Elder, Sr
May I have permission to use the photo of Bliss David Elder, Sr (memorial 93479761) in my family tree software? You will definitely be given credit!
Angelic Long Wilmouth
Added by Angelic Long Wilmouth on Jul 18, 2016 8:01 PM
Ann Harris Humble
Ola Burgoyne # 96630437
Raymond, I would suggest that Ola's surname of Harris be included in this memorial site. Her parents named her Viola, but apparently she preferred Ola as indicated on the cemetery stone. The following is her obituary for posting on her memorial site:

"The McLouth Times," 5 Dec. 1940, page 5, col. 3: Obituary of Mrs. Wesley Burgoyne:

Viola Harris was born near McLouth, Kansas, April 7, 1886 and passed away in Topeka, Kansas November 24, 1940 at the age of 54 years, 7 months and 17 days.

Early in life she united with the Baptist church and later transferred her membership to the Methodist church. She was active in church work and especially enjoyed bringing cheer to those who were sick or in need.

Surviving the deceased are: her mother, Claribel Harris of Topeka; her husband, Wesley Burgoyne of McLouth; two sisters, Mrs. Jeff Barnes of Lawrence and Mrs. Sidney Long of Topeka; one daughter, Mrs. Henry Bragg of Peoria, Illinois; one son, Harold Bradford of McLouth; six grandchildren, William, Wilda and Edviva Jene Bragg of Peoria, Illinois, and Richard, Perry and Clyde Thomas Bradford of McLouth; and other relatives and friends who will miss the one who has gone away.

Added by Ann Harris Humble on Jul 18, 2016 7:11 AM
Ann Harris Humble
Lena Harris Barnes # 96578729
Raymond, I found this short obituary in Uncle Harvey Harris's papers. Please add this to Lena's memorial.


Mrs. Lena Harris Barnes, 67, died early this morning at her home on Route 3. Surviving are her husband, Jeff Barnes, of the home, two daughters, Miss Colleen Barnes of the home, and Mrs. Bonnie Jean Ware of Topeka; a son, Herschel Barnes, Tucson, Arizona, a sister Mrs. Albert S. Long, Topeka, and a grandson, Gary Barnes, Tucson.

Funeral services will be held at the Rumsey Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock, with the Rev. J. W. Stallions of McLouth in charge. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery.



Added by Ann Harris Humble on Jul 18, 2016 6:56 AM
Ann Harris Humble
Ola Burgoyne #96630437
Raymond, Ola Burgoyne, a/k/a Viola Harris Burgoyne, is William W. Harris's daughter. I have an obituary that I would like to add to the memorial. Are you interested in transferring this site to me?

You have created two sites: this one and another #96630565, Viola Harris Burgoyne. It would be best to keep this site because you have very kindly posted a picture of the cemetery stone. Ann
Added by Ann Harris Humble on Jul 16, 2016 4:45 PM
Ann Harris Humble
RE: William W. Harris # 96860846
Raymond - I would be pleased to have ownership this memorial site. Ann
Added by Ann Harris Humble on Jul 16, 2016 8:16 AM
Ann Harris Humble
William W. Harris # 96860846
William W. Harris, my great uncle, is buried at the McLouth Cemetery. I have a copy of his death certificate and I would like for you to add some information:

birthdate: April 18, 1863, born in Leavenworth County, Kansas

died November 7, 1940 in Douglas County, Kansas.

His parents are buried at Wild Horse Cemetery.

Elijah G. Harris # 27420923
Delitha Edwards Harris # 24849163

Thank you. Ann
Added by Ann Harris Humble on Jul 14, 2016 9:02 AM
Capt
Sayler
Thanks for the photos!
Added by Capt on Jul 12, 2016 10:45 AM
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