James L Mapes

James L Mapes

Henry County, Illinois, USA
Death 13 May 1908 (aged 45)
Republic County, Kansas, USA
Burial Agenda, Republic County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 94164474 · View Source
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James L. Mapes, was the fourth child of Ashbel Mapes and Martha Almeda Vining Mapes. He was born on Mar. 20, 1863, in Henry County, Illinois.

In early 1868, when James was about five years old, his family moved to Republic County, Kansas. The Mapes family was among the first settlers of Elk Creek township, in the southeast corner of Republic County. James grew up on the Mapes farm near Agenda.

In 1895, James was farming with his father. He married Emma Bevorr in September, 1898. Emma died on January 23, 1900, after giving birth to their son Alfred.

On January 4, 1907, James married Lillie Parsons. According to an obituary that appeared in the Cuba Daylight (page 5) on May 22, 1908, James died on May 14, 1908.

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J. L. Mapes
Mar 20 1863
May 13 1909

Emma Mapes
Died Jan 25, 1899
Aged 39 Yrs.


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  • Created by: Genevieve
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 94164474
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James L Mapes (20 Mar 1863–13 May 1908), Find a Grave Memorial no. 94164474, citing Willoughby Cemetery, Agenda, Republic County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Genevieve (contributor 47434866) .