11363. Mr. and Mrs. Mullendore of Holton were in town Tuesday attending the burial of their cousin, J. C. Mullendore. - Whiting Journal. The Holton Recorder, February 17, 1921.
J. C. Mullendore died Saturday at his home in Kansas City, Mo. His body arrived here Tuesday at noon, accompanied by Mrs. Mullendore and son, Paul, who returned over the R. I. in the evening. By request Jackson Lodge, I. O. O. F. took charge of the burial and read the burial rite at the grave at the family lot in Spring Hill. Some years ago Mr. Mullendore was in business in Whiting … He was an expert harness maker at which trade he worked and later was connected with his brother-in-law, John Ennis in the hardware business. Whiting Journal, February 11, 1921.
11364. Eldo Lavere, little son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Linneman, was born at their home near Wetmore, Kansas, on September 5, 1918 and died at their home near Netawaka on February 21, 1921 age 2 years, 4 months and 28 days after a six weeks illness of pneumonia and spinal meningitis. He leaves to mourn his death, besides his parents, a baby sister, his grandparents, aunts and uncles. … the body was laid to rest in the Netawaka cemetery. The Holton Signal, February 17, 1921.
Eldo Linneman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Linneman, of north of Netawaka … The Holton Recorder, February 3, 1921.
11365. Emmett. John Franz was called to Illinois last week on account of the death of his sister, Mrs. Powell. The Holton Signal, February 17, 1921.
11366. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brown and son Lester, returned Tuesday from a short stay at Tyro, Kansas, called there by the death of their little niece Marjorie Brown. Whiting Journal, February 18, 1921.
11367. Mrs. DeGraw went to Eskridge on Thursday where she was called to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. John Lane. Mrs. Lane died in California. The Soldier Clipper, February 23, 1921.
11368. The sudden death of Mrs. W. P. Clark occurred at her home on Iowa avenue last Saturday morning at 2:30 o’clock. Mrs. Clark had been ill for a short time, suffering from a carbuncle on her shoulder. She seemed to get relief from this ailment, but heart trouble developed … Mrs. Clark’s daughter, Mrs. P. M. Emmert and Mrs. Bert Berry came from Hutchison with their husbands. The son, Clarence Clark of Hartford, Conn., was unable to get here, but a visit is expected from him soon … The body was taken to Netawaka by motor and thence by train to Blue Rapids, where burial was made Sunday afternoon. This is the former of home of Mr. and Mrs. Clark. Mrs. Clark was born in Oconomoc, Wisc., sixty-seven years ago. Beside their daughters, Mrs. Mary Emmert and Mrs. Bessie Berry, and their son Clarence, another child died in infancy. The Clark family have resided in Holton for 27 years, coming here from Blue Rapids … Mr. Clark disposed of his home here and leaves tonight with his daughters for Hutchison, where he expects to make his home with them in the future. The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
11369. John W. Deck was born in Madison county, Ill., on May 15, 1843, and died at his home in Circleville, Kan., Feb. 18, 1821 . He enlisted in an Illinois regiment and served fifteen months till the close of the war. On March 11, 1866, he was united in marriage to Miss Mary Holm of Troy, Ill.; to this union were born eleven children, three of them having preceded him into the beyond, Bertie, ten years old, and two in infancy. Those left to mourn are the wife, Mrs. Alice Tribble, Mrs. Maggie Heathman of Circleville, Mrs. Laura Campbell, Mrs. Lulu Dymock of Wichita, Mrs. Mabel Scott of Topeka, Mrs. Bess Ernest of Texas, George and Charles Deck of Circleville … He came to Kansas in 1867, and to Circleville in 1876, where he has resided ever since … Besides leaving his own children, he leaves 28 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. The pallbearers were his grandsons, Ralph Heathman, Scott Tribble, Alfred Dymock, Carl Deck, John Deck, Lawrence Scott; honorary pallbearers were Lee Tribble, Frank Scott and Robert Deck …
… Interment was made in the Circleville cemetery. The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
Mrs. Garnet Whysong, of Medicine lodge … Her grandfather, J. W. Deck. The Holton Signal, February 24, 1921.
11370. Mayetta Department. Mrs. Chas. Greemore, who lived on Big Soldier died Friday from a hemorrhage of the lungs. Mrs. Greemore was only sick a short time. She was about thirty-five years of age … The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
Mayetta News. Mrs. Julia Greemore who lived on the reservation and was about 32 years old … The funeral was held from St. Marys Catholic church on the reservation … interment took place in the Ship-she cemetery … The Holton Signal, February 24, 1921.
Nocks Creek. Too late for last week.] … she leaves her husband, a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wau-bon-sie. Burial at the sheep-she cemetery Monday. The Holton Signal, March 3, 1921.
11371. Carbon. Mrs. Frank Marshall returned from Fall River, Kan., Saturday, where she was called by the death of her father, S. L. Huston, who died February 15 at that place. Her mother returned with her for a two week’s visit. The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
11372. Mr. and Mrs. Ransopher and son Jesse, and Mrs. Elton Spiker of Holton were in Horton Thursday attending the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Henry Spiker. Whiting Journal. - The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
11373. Point Pleasant. The friends and acquaintances in this community were shocked last Thursday evening when they received the news that Clifford Stockwell of North Topeka was crushed to death between two freight cars in the Union Pacific yards in North Topeka. He attempted to cross the tracks on his way home from work. The Stockwell family lived in this neighborhood when he was a small child. The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
11374. Mrs. Magdalena Blank, 82 years old, died last week at her home, 2716 Jule street, St. Joseph, Mo., after an illness of four months. She is survived by three daughters, Messes Louise and Bena Blank of St. Joseph, and Mrs. F. I. Dodge of Los Angeles, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Frank Blank of Topeka, Kan. The Holton Recorder, February 24, 1921.
11375. Joseph Heptig was born in Germany, March 12, 1849 and was 72 years, 11 months and 11 days of age. He died on the 11th of February, 1921. Mr. Heptig came to this country when he was but nineteen years of age, being one of the pioneers of this community. He spent all of his time in the country here in Potawatomie county, but two years of his early life being spent in Illinois. He was married to Miss Mary Repp, February 2, 1874. To this happy union were born nine children, Rose, who died when six years of age, Charles, Julius, Raymond, Tony and Alphonse of this community; Mrs. Frank Bothe of Holton; Dr. A. S. Heptig of Horton, Mrs. Thos. O’Shea of Blaine. His funeral was held at the St. Joseph’s Catholic church of Flush … he was a true, peace loving American citizen, having gained his citizenship in his early life. His youngest son served with colors in the late war. Mr. Heptig has been ailing about two years with an affliction of the heart … Westmoreland Recorder. The Holton Signal, February 24, 1921.
… died Thursday at his home at Flush, Kansas. … burial in Flush cemetery. The Holton Signal, February 17, 1921.
11376. On account of the death of her father Miss Helen Whitaker, teacher in Soldier Rural High school, resigned her position here so to be able to stay with her mother. … The Soldier Clipper, March 2, 1921.
11377. Vivien Pearl, eldest daughter of Mary E. and Samuel E. Dunn, was born July 30, 1887, in Buchanan county, Mo., and departed this life at Brighton, Colo., Feb. 21, 1921, aged 33 years, 6 months and 21 days. She was united in marriage to David F. Smithers on Nov. 1, 1905. To this union were born two children, Oren Chrisie, aged 13, and Harold Everett, age 10. Mrs. Smithers came to Kansas with her parents in 1900, where she lived until September, 1915, when she went to Colorado for her health. She resided there until the time of her death. At the age of 10 she united with the Christian church at Larkin, Kan. … She was faithful member of the Royal Neighbor lodge. Besides her beloved husband, two children, a father and mother, she leaves to mourn her loss five sisters, Mrs. Ethel Brown, of Denver, Colo.; Mrs. Della Bean of Holton; Mrs. Sara Pollock of near Soldier, Jessie and Edna at home; two brothers, Edward of near Delia, Kan., and Fred, at home. One niece and two nephews … The pallbearers were five brother-in-laws, Claude, Fred and Archie Smithers, Charlie Bean and Walter Pollock, and one friend, Chris Hickman … Interment was made in the Holton cemetery …
Soldier Valley. … Pearl Smithers of Denver, Colo. … The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11378. A hold-up was staged in Netawaka last Saturday afternoon. As a result Philip Haus, the supposed victim, still has his money, and Isadore Rhodd, the stick-up man is minus a leg and his life is hanging in the balance. It was one case where resistance was perfectly successful. Last Saturday afternoon three Indians, Isadore Rhodd, a Sac and fox, and Alfred Whitewater and Albert Cadue, entered the place of Philip Haus, a veteran restaurateur of Netawaka, and brought lunch. They left the building and stood around in front. Presently Rhodd re-entered the restaurant, confronted the proprietor, who is a man in his sixties, and told him to hand over his cash. Haus demurred and dodged behind a partition. Rhodd, with a 45 caliber army pistol drawn, followed him. Haus grabbed his assailant’s pistol arm and the gun was discharged over his shoulder. Then ensued a tussle, Haus grappling with the Indian. Rhodd pulled the trigger again and this time the bullet entered his own left leg, plowing its way from his thigh downwards and lodged in his shin. The wound was a frightful gaping one. This ended the fray. Rhodd was weak from loss of blood. His companions waiting outside disappeared at once. Sheriff Frazey was called and was not able to bring the injured man to Holton until Sunday. Dr. McGrew dressed the wound, and the man’s condition was so bad that on Monday Dr. Bowen was called from Topeka and said the leg should be amputated at once and there was sight chance of Rhodd living. Sheriff Frazey took him to the hospital in Topeka Monday night and the operation was preformed at once. The Indian’s condition is critical. Rhodd is 37 years old, and has the reputation of being a rather bad man among the Indians on the reservations. He was in the service but did not get overseas. Philip Haus who made such a plucky resistance, is an old man. a brother of Mrs. Nick Mallenger. He had $400 in currency on his person when he was attacked. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
Isadore Rhodd, the Indian who wounded himself in the Netawaka hold-up ten days ago, died at a Topeka hospital Thursday as a result of blood poisoning … The remains were brought to Holton … and were turned over to relatives of the dead man. They took the remains north for burial on the reservation. The Holton Recorder, March 10, 1921.
11379. Dr. J. L. Eyman died at his home in Eldorado February 22, at the age of 61 years. He was a physician and was ill only a few days. His son Dr. A. C. Eyman and Mrs. Eyman and Jean were in Eldorado for the funeral. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
… Mrs. Eyman’s mother, Mrs. W. D. Auld and Miss Alice Auld of Frankfort, who were visiting here, spent the week end in Topeka with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Devendorf. The Holton Signal, March 3, 1921.
11380. F. H. Ireland was born in Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, England, July 8, 1838. In the year 1861, when he was 23 years old, he came to America. It was during the same year that he was married to Miss Jane Parkhouse. It was 53 years ago, in 1868, that the Ireland family moved to Holton and settled on a farm just north of town, which has been their permanent home. During this period, which covers a half century, saw many changes and improvements … His first residence was a log house, such as many of the homes were in those earlier days. The house stood south of where their splendid residence was erected. It was upward of fifty years ago that Mr. Ireland united with the Methodist Episcopal church. At that time the services were held in a one room building, the seats were made of heavy planks. As was the custom the Ireland’s rode to services in a wagon, and parents and family attended the services together, a custom which we are getting away from too rapidly. For a number of years he served as steward of the church. For a period of 55 years, he and Mrs. Ireland lived in the holy bonds of the marriage relationship. During the period of eight years before her decease, which occurred four years ago last August, Mrs. Ireland was in frail health. Since the death of his companion, Mr. Ireland has lived in the home of his son Howard and wife, Emily … It was five minutes past one o’clock in the morning of February 28, that his long life of more than 82 years was ended … Mr. Ireland is survived by six sons and two daughters. They are William R., Frank, John, Henry, Mrs. Jennie Smith, Howard, Bert and Mrs. Emma Canfield. One son died during infancy and his son Russell preceded him two years ago. There are 23 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren … Burial was made in the family lot in the Holton cemetery. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11381. Following a serious surgical operation preformed early in the week, Miss Esther Fernkopf died Saturday noon … Esther Minnie Fernkopf, daughter of Harom and Mary Fernkopf, was born April 5, 1894, at the family home five miles west and one mile north of Holton. She passed away Saturday, February 26, 1921. In 1911, she moved with her parents to Anaheim, California, where they resided four years. In 1915 they returned to Holton, where the remaining years of her life was spent. She was educated in the schools of Jackson county, and later completed a course in a commercial college. In 1916, she took a position in Kaul’s grocery store, where she was employed five years … January 10, 1921, she became deputy county treasurer. This position she held at the time of her departure … She was converted when quite young and united with the Evangelical church … She is survived by her sorrow-stricken parents, one sister, Mrs. Andrew Riederer … her brother, Robert, preceded her in death fourteen years ago this month … Interment was made in the Holton cemetery. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11382. Wigwam. Mrs. O. P. Hindsley received a telegram Thursday from Allen, Kansas, stating the death of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Bates … The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11383. Mrs. Bert McKinsey and Mrs. W. D. Boyles were in Whiting last Friday attending the funeral of their aunt, Mrs. Paul Snyder. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11384. Larkinburg. Mrs. Sietters went Tuesday of last week to St. Joseph to attend the funeral of her mother. The Holton Recorder, March 3, 1921.
11385. Mrs. Lucy Baughn died at her home in Netawaka Sunday evening. Funeral services will be held at Netawaka today and burial in the Netawaka cemetery. The Holton Signal, March 3, 1921.
11386. Emmett. James Sipes passed away at the hospital in Topeka after a long illness ... one of Emmett’s oldest citizens … the G. A. R. had charge of the funeral services. … The Holton Signal, March 3, 1921.
11387. Ira Cline, 47 years old died Tuesday, Feb. 22, at noon at his home near Denison, on the farm where he was born. … Interment took place in the South Denison cemetery. He is survived by his wife and 10 children, three boys and seven girls, his father, A. B. Cline, of Topeka, his brother Clyde of Mayetta, and brother Tom of Clairmont, Okla., and one sister, Mrs. Daisy Myers of Denison and one grand son and numerous relatives … The Holton Signal, March 3, 1921.
11388. Sarah Jane Stafford was born in Adams county, Wis., in 1849 and died at Tribune, Kans., having reached the age of 71 years, 11 months and 15 days. She was married to James S. Morgan in 1867 while still living in Wisconsin. And later they moved to Kansas. To this union 8 children were born, all of whom are living. Charles C. of Tribune, Kans., Mrs. Geo. Wright, of Perryvale, Canada; Will, of Troy, Kans.; Mrs. Addie Gabbert, of Casper, Wyo.; Mrs. Harry Gabbert, of Troy, Kans.; Ed. and Tom, of Corning, Kans., and George of Wichita, Kans. … her body was brought back to Soldier to be buried by the side of her husband, who died some years ago. … The Soldier Clipper, March 9, 1921.
Soldier. … brought to Soldier from Sharon Springs … was the mother of Mrs. Harry Gabbert a former resident of Soldier. Mr. and Mrs. Gabbert and daughter Frances … The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.
11389. Emmett. The death of Mr. McMullon was a great shock to his many friends. He had been feeling exceptional well until struck with apoplexy last Sunday night. His remains were laid to rest in the Holy Cross cemetery. Besides his family and relatives … The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.
11390. Harry Griffin, a 19-year-old boy, who lives near Louisville, fell into a buzz saw while assisting with a sawing crew at the Chas. St. John home in Louisville, Tuesday. He was on a pile of wood throwing logs down when in some way he slipped and fell into the saw. His face and breast was badly cut and he was immediately taken to the Wamego hospital, where he died at 9 o’clock Tuesday night. - Westmoreland Recorder. The Soldier Clipper, March 9, 1921.
11391. Manhattan, Kan., March 8. - Mrs. William Knipe, 70, wife of a retired Methodist minister, died yesterday from the effects of heart disease. Mrs. Knipe was for many years matron of the state Odd Fellows’ home at Eureka Lake. The Reverend Knipe is 95 years old. The deceased was post-mistress in the state legislature in 1903. The Holton Recorder, March 10, 1921.
Rev. William Knipe, Manhattan’s pioneer citizen, passed away last Friday about two o’clock. His death was entirely unexpected, in spite of his ninety-four years. He marched with his comrades Thursday morning in the encampment parade, going the entire route of the parade, without any apparent ill effects … passed away … in the midst of a G. A. R. encampment in his home town, with the city filled with his comrades of the second of his wars - the civil war. He was also a veteran of the Mexican war. He had been failing since the death of his wife, March 7th of this year … making the home of his daughter, Mrs. B. F. Sweet his headquarters. He had also spent considerable time with another daughter, Mrs. Eusebia Curtis in Kansas City. Other children living are W. A. Knipe of Perkins, Okla.; Mrs. Laura B. Hall, of Chaney, Kansas; George D. Knipe of Emmett, Idaho; and Chas. Knipe of Bartlesville, Oka;. Rev. Knipe had came to Kansas in 1857, and had a most interesting career. He was active in the ministry until most recent years, and had even planned to marry two friends of his this week. He took an active interest in the public life of his country also, and served in the Kansas legislature during the exciting times of the “rump” legislature. He was a strong and powerful man in those days. Many a time he has laughed with his friends over the time he offered prayer and then assisted the battering down of the door of the legislative room when the “rump” fraction had taken possession. The Holton Recorder, May 26, 1921.
11392. Blandin. Mrs. Lawrence Wells, who was taken to Topeka a week ago, died last Saturday night in St. Francis hospital. She had a severe case of pneumonia. The body will be brought to Rossville today (Monday) where the funeral will be held … Burial will be made in the Rossville cemetery … The Holton Recorder, March 10, 1921.
11393. Stephen Tuttle Conner died March 4, 1921. He was born near Buffalo, N. Y., on Dec. 25, 1830. When he was three years old his parents moved to Canada to make their future home, but within two short years his father died, leaving his mother with himself and younger brother, Isaac B., to make their way in life. They soon returned to New York, where he was bound out to a farmer to remain until he should become a man, and was to have received an agreed amount for his services. School privileges were not satisfactory to him, so at the early age of fifteen he made his way back to Canada, and cared for himself and went to school, as he could, until at the age of nineteen he entered the Woodstock schools and in three years was able to get a teacher’s certificate and began teaching, which profession he followed fifteen years. At the age of 24 he was united in marriage to Miss Harriet Durham of Hamilton, Canada. To this union were born four sons: David, now living in Alexandria, Neb.; Charles C., of Circleville, Kan.; Isaac B., of Kearney, Neb., and Joseph B., of Farmington, Montana. In 1867 the family moved to Paw Paw, Mich., and remained two years. In 1869 to meet the needs of a growing family, he moved to Livingstone county, Ill., and engaged in farming quite extensively for seven years, farming in the summer and teaching school in the winter. In 1876 he moved to Thayer county, Neb., and settled near Alexandria, where he lived until 1900. He was converted and united with the Baptist church when a young man … In 1887 he organized a Baptist church at his home near Alexandria, Neb. This finally merged into the church at Alexandria, where he was ordained and became its pastor. He was ever the home missionary, organizing out of the way communities and turning them over to the watch-care of larger churches. In 1901 he moved to Carney, Neb., and remained two years and in 1903 came to Circleville, Kan., where he has since resided. His beloved and faithful helpmeet for over 64 years preceded him to the better country on Dec. 13, 1918. They had been inseparable and her loss told greatly upon him, and in the ripe old age of 90 years, 2 months and 10 days he passed … He leaves four sons and eleven grandchildren, with seventeen great-grandchildren . He was laid to rest by the side of his beloved one on the hill southwest of their last earthy home in Circleville.
Circleville. … Interment in the Circleville cemetery. The Holton Recorder, March 10, 1921.
11394. Circleville. Mrs. Clarence Wilcox of Kansas City came Saturday to attend her grandfather’s funeral. The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.
11395. Ontario. Every one is sorry for Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hill, whose baby girl died at birth. The Holton Recorder, March 10, 1921.
11396. Mrs. Bryan Cookingham died Friday at her home in Topeka. Bryan Cookingham, with his parents, resided in Holton before going to Topeka to live … The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.
Dr. D. A. Cookinham, 75, practicing physician in Topeka for eighteen years died Saturday at his home, 1332 Boswell avenue. Doctor Cookinham had lived in Kansas since 1878, first settling in McPherson and later in Holton. He was born in Albany, N. Y., and was graduated from a school of medicine there. He is survived by his widow, one daughter, Mrs. T. W. Williamson, Topeka; and two sons, Bryan E. Cookinham, Topeka, and Dr. Frank Cookinham, San Francisco, Calif. … burial in Mount Hope cemetery. The Holton Signal, April 19, 1923.
11397. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Vaught of Nortonville, last Saturday a girl. The child lived but a short time after it was born. Its little body was taken to Holton for burial Sunday afternoon. - Atchison Globe. The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.
11398. Mrs. Paul Snider passed away last Wednesday. … she leaves her husband, her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Grice of Topeka, and a grandson, Wilmer Wood of Wichita, besides host of other relatives. Burial was in Spring Hill cemetery. The Holton Signal, March 10, 1921.