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AYRES - see GRAY
BEIGH - see DANIEL(S)
Evangeline BIRCHALL (FREY?) - I have a funeral notice for Hayes Center Nebraska with no date. It lists the Bearers as Jake Hornbaker, Court Fielding, Louis Romersheuser, Elmer Ward, Leslie Minthing, and Ervin Reese. The story is they were grandsons/children of relatives. Evangeline is supposed to have had a daughter Margeret (again this is passed on story.) There is a tombstone listed with her name and that of a man who appears to be her husband.
Carolyn M. Smith <Carolynamu@aol.com> 4 Aug 1999
BRAUGH, COOPER, GABLER
I am trying to find information about my 3rd Great Grandfather, W.R BRAUGH. He is listed in the Hayes County Heritage Book 1877-1977, but that is the only reference I have found of him. He was married to Sarah GABLER and had a daughter Lucy Montana and a son Roger. I would appreciate any information you can find on Mr. Braugh or his family. Lucy married James COOPER who is also listed in the Hayes County Heritage Book.
NOTES on ROWLEY & COOPER, ARMACOST: Information posted in the internet on Hayes County, I read that Lou Armstrong was appointed treasurer. I have a copy of a newspaper article that printed a letter that my 2nd Great Grandfather James Cooper wrote to Erle Rowley about an indian raid in 1878 in which Mr. Rowleys father, George Rowley was killed. In the letter James said that it was Lou Armacost, (who was a rancher) who was the man appointed to County treasurer in 1885 and James kept the books and was afterwards elected for two years to succeed him. The letter was written in 1930. It tells of some of the history of Hayes County and Wauneta. I would be more than happy to send a copy of the letter to you. Thank you for any help you can give me with tracing the Braugh family.
Linda Hall <email@example.com> Tues 7 Apr 1998
Robert BURCHEL and mother Margaret lived in Hayes Center around 1950. Looking for Birth, Death, Marriage and any other information available. Margaret had a half-brother Clifford who was adopted by Charles MIZER.
Sandra Whiting <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat 28 Nov 1998
My grandmother , Margaret Elizabeth BUTTERFIELD, was born at Hayes Center, Ne. 12-9-1886. Her father was William C. BUTTERFIELD and her mother was Mary COZARD (BUTTERFIELD). They probably arrived sometime in 1885-86 and took up farming. I believe my grandmother and two more children were born there - Nellie in April, 1892 and Bennie (Benjamin) 1893? Mary C. Butterfield died in the early 1890's possible bearing the last child? William then moved back to Dade Co., MO, where they had come from and later remarried and had one or two more children. Any information you might have on these ancestors would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help. Regards,
Margaret Rollins <email@example.com> Fri 31 Jul 1998
CARRICK - see HOAG
I'm trying to locate information on my grandmother. The only information that I have is her birthdate - Wauneta D. CARTWAIGHT b. Oct 6, 1908 in Hayes Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated.She had a brother named Claude and 2 sisters named Mary and Sue. She may have married my grandfather in Hayes Co but I didn't fine any record of it in the LDS files; his name was Roger M. LINK
Jo Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat 3 May 1997
CHASE - see SNYDER
Researching family of Ray L. CLARK, born 18 Nov 1923 in Rockport, Atchison Co., MO. Parents: Merril (Merl) A. CLARK of Sterling, Nemaha Co., NE and Fay LANGFELDT of Rockport, MO. They were married 12 Dec 1922 in Fremont Co., Iowa, and divorced 23 Oct 1929 in Rockport, MO. Merl Clark then moved to Hayes County, NE. Ray Clark enlisted in the Army Air Force shortly after Pearl Harbor and was lost over South China 25 Aug 1942. Fay Langfeldt Clark moved to Wisconsin about 1932, married my grandfather Leonard Seyfert in January 1939 in Milwaukee, WI, and died in West Bend, WI, in May of 1973.
Linda Scheimann <email@example.com> Mon 31 Aug 1998
COOPER - see BRAUGH
COZARD - see BUTTERFIELD
CURRY, HANNA, HARTIE, LANTZ, GRIEST
Seeking any information on my Curry Roots, Grandfather was Hawley E. CURRY, born 8 Dec. 1887 in Vilas, CO. and died 9 Feb. 1926 Wauneta, NE. married Flora HANNA, daughter of Elexis Oroph HANNA and Mary May LANTZ on 1 Jan. 1911 in Hayes Co., NE. his fathers first name is unknown, his mother was Jennie HARTIE she married a Wesley C. GRIEST and lived in Wauneta, NE. Hawley E. CURRY registered for the draft in Hayes Co. on 21 June, 1917 from the Galena Precinct. He is buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, NE. He finished his high school education in the Wauneta schools. Any information on the Hanna's, Curry's, Lantz's, Hartie's, Griest's would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Gary L. Curry <firstname.lastname@example.org> 28 Nov 1998
DANIEL(S), BEIGH, ROWLAND
Looking for descendants or relatives of Samuel and Amanda DANIEL(s). (Amanda may of been Samuel's 2nd wife). Children: Samuel R., John M., Cynthia (ROWLAND), Mary Orilla (BEIGH), Saul, and George that I know of. Samuel was born in 1812 in Ohio. He later moved to Indiana where most of his children and some great grandchildren were born before moving to Hayes Co., NE. Thanks.
Brenda Daniel <email@example.com> Tue 15 Apr 1997
DOLEZAL, MATULKA, MILLER
I am looking for information on the DOLEZAL family, MATULKA family and the MILLER family who had Homesteads in Hayes County about 1880. Who can I contact to discover when the homestad was sold? There are some of the children of these families buried in cemeteries. Is there a person I can contact about the cemetery names? Thank You
Charles D. ELDRIDGE <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat 6 Jun 1998
DRYDEN - see YOTTER
FREY - see BIRCHALL
GABLER - see BRAUGH
Charles Nathaniel GILLET b. 4-4-1888, Hayes Center NE. Parents Wilkes T. GILLETT b. 1855-56 IN; mother Luella Mary BILLINGS b. 3-22-1868 IN. Owned a farm in that area. Two other children Allin Adelbert b. Venango, Perkins Co., & sister Edith Hayes Center. appreciate any help. Wilkes mother, Annis Tillotson GILLETT may also have lived with them. Thank you.
Doretta Willey <Isis1937@aol.com> Sun 27 Sep 1998
I am looking for information on James Thomas GRAY,who was known to have lived in Lamar, his wife's maiden name was Delila AYRES. They had a son Fred Alfred GRAY born in Lamar on Oct 14, 1891, There were up to ten other children in the family.
Virgil Gray <Grayv@ix.netcom.com> Thu 3 Apr 1997
GRIEST - see CURRY
HANNA - see CURRY
HARTIE - see CURRY
I am attempting to document the marriage of John HOAG and Alcie CARRICK believed to be married 13 Oct 1892 in Hayes County, NE. John HOAG was the son of George M. HOAG and Lydia (nee FOLSOM) who were homesteaders in Fillmore County. At various times John HOAG also lived in Hitchcock and Gage Counties. Can someone help me?
J. Scott Sykora < email@example.com> Hinsdale, IL Mon 20 Apr 1998
JOY - see KORELL
I'm looking for information about Picton and Arminta JOY, and the Jacob B. and Minerva A. KORELL families that lived in Hays Co. in the early 1900s.
Bill Baumbach <firstname.lastname@example.org> 8 Nov 1999
LANGFELDT - see CLARK
LANTZ - see CURRY
Would like to exchange information on Thomas Jefferson LAWLESS who came to Hayes County in the early 1880's and married Emma P. Vogel and lived in Thornburg Precinct, Hayes Co.; is buried in St. Ann's Cemetery (Frontier County).
Brenda Daniel <email@example.com> Wed 26 Aug 1998
LINK - see CARTWAIGHT
MATULKA - see DOLEZAL
MILLER - see DOLEZAL
Looking for information on the Miller brothers Gerry, George and John. I am needing a birthdate for John and any other information about him. Is there no one in the area familliar with this family? Thanks
Charles Eldridge <firstname.lastname@example.org> 28 Jun 1999
Searching for information on Rachael Sheeley MYERS (b. 1865) said in her father's obituary 1916 to live in Stratton, (Hitchcock) NE, her son Wilkinson Myers listed in estate papers. In 1933 in her sister Alice's obituary she is said to be of Hamlet, (Hayes) NE. Would appreciate any help on locating this family.
Pat Sheldon <email@example.com> Fri 4 Sep 1998
OVERMAN - see WALBRIDGE
Edward Prescott POWERS born about 1864, son of Moody and Julia Whitehall POWERS. Came to Hastings with John and Sarah Roberts. Married Chloe Merty POWERS, daughter of William Gershom POWERS. They lived at Strickland, NE where Carrie, Katie, William, Moody, and Florence Bell were born. Moved to Sedgwick County, CO in late 1890s.
Steve Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> 8 Aug 1999
SHIPLEY - see YOTTER
My great grandparents were Myron Jay Posson and Agnes Viola Snyder who lived in Eureka,Hayes County Nebraska.My Grandmother Zina Braham Posson born 23 Jul 1892 was born there.She married Frank Luther Chase on 24 Sep 1913.Agnes father and mother Hiram Snyder and Eliza Patton Braham died in Eureka.I have their genealogy.Does any one have photos or bible records of any of these families?
Susan Lynn Chase<Suschase@hotmail.com> Fri 10 Sep 1999
ROWLAND - see DANIEL(S)
I am looking for a possible land grant given to Monroe RUNYAN (RUNYON) in Hayes County between September 1885 and January 1886.
Elizabeth Runyan <Teach2yrold@cs.com> 19 Oct 1999
Is there anyone who does obituary lookups from the local paper? I am interested in getting the obituary notice of a Anna ULDRICH who died 4 April 1901 and was buried in St. John's Cemetary on 7 April 1901. I am willing to pay a reasonable fee for the lookup and also what would the name of the paper in that area be for that time frame? Thank you
Elva May Ambrosek <email@example.com>Idaho Falls, ID Fri 19 Jun 1998
VOGEL - see LAWLESS
WALBRIDGE (WALDBRIDGE, WALBRIGE), OVERMAN
Looking for information on Levi WALBRIDGE, farmer in Estelle, Hayes county 1890-91. Wife: Emma OVERMAN. Children: Wilma (Mar 1887), Earl (Jun 1893), Ruth (Jan 1897), Ruby (Jun 1899) Warrie Dean (15 Jul 1901), Larue (ca. 1805) and one other. Need to find Levi's birthplace, parents. Thanks.
Richard Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org> Encinitas, San Diego, CA Sun 28 Jun 1998
Richard's Genealogy: http://www.geocities.com/heartland/plains/2924
YOTTER, DRYDEN, SHIPLEY, ZINK
Between the first marriage of my g g aunt, Maggie (Margaret) YOTTER (first to a Worthingham SHIPLEY in Indiana which producted two children a girl and a boy) (the third marriage to a J.D. ZINK - Daniel in Hayes County, Nebraska. They moved to Whitehall, Montana) is a marriage to a DRYDEN. Would like info in finding a first name and where the marriage took place and when. Any help would be appreciated.
Helen Caraveo <email@example.com> 17 May 1999
ZINK - see YOTTER
Queries posted AFTER January 2000
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