Emma Elizabeth Calderhead Foster.

History of Marshall County, Kansas : its people, industries, and institutions online

. (page 2 of 104)
Online LibraryEmma Elizabeth Calderhead FosterHistory of Marshall County, Kansas : its people, industries, and institutions → online text (page 2 of 104)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


County Named for Marshall 101

County Officials 109

County Seat Fight Reopened 106

County's First Court House 107

County Seat Election 103

County Seat's Business Life 131

County's Foreign Elements 209

County Superintendents of Schools 292

County Teachers' Association 296

Court, First Session of 403

Court House Destroyed by Fire— 108

Crane, Robert ^}

Creameries of Marshall County-247. 259

Cream Separators 248

Crowds at Old Marysville Ferry— 119

Customs of the Pioneers 61

Cyclone Creates Havoc 17:)

Cyclone of May 30, 1879 429

Cyclone Scatters Newspaper Plant- 417

D

Dairy Interests of County 247

Dandelion's First Appearance 41

Danes of Marshall County 216

Daughters of Rebekah 349

Deceptive Railroad Survey 197

Deer Creek School 283

Defended the Flag 211

Degree of Honor 356

Desecration of a Church 107

Destructive Blaze at Summerfield - 188

Dickinson, "Shoestring" 155

Sidn't Want Postoffice 170

Disloyal Newspaper "Gutted" 264

Distributing Point for Seed 200

Donahy, Daniel 231, 434

Drilling for Coal and Gas 36

Drougth of 1894 249

Duel, Challenge to 404



HISTORICAL INDEX.



E

Eagles Now a Rarity 40

Earliest Settlers Driven Out 52

Early-Daj- School Building 291

Early Catholic Missione^s 231

Early Elections 276

Early Explorations 42

Early Foes of Liquor 140

Early Mill at Barrett 159

Early Missions Established 99

Early Residents of Blue Rapids -__ 142

Early Scarcity of Food 97

Early Schools Lacked Pupils 282

Early School Teachers 284

Early Settlers, Mention of 88

Early Stock Breeders 245

Educational 282

Educational and Co-operative Union 255

Efficient Fire-Fighting Force 128

Eggs and Poultry 253

Elections in Early Days 276

Elizabeth 206

Elm Creek 206

Elm Creek Township 113

English Sparrow's First Coming — 40
Enlistments for War with Germany 271
Episcopal Churches —

At Marysville 316

At Irving 317

At Blue Rapids 318

Evergreen Cemetery Association — 201

Evidences of Prehistoric Life 39

Ewing 208

Exchange Bank at Marysville 412

Explorations of Spaniards 42

F

Fairland 206

Fairmont Cemetery 150

Family Altar in Humble Homes 60

Farm and Home Institute 193

Farm Bureau's Good Work 254

Farmers Band for Mutual Help 255

Farmers Build Blacksmith Shop — 178

Farmers Build Bridge 173

Farmers' Co-operative Movements _ 254
Farmers' Fire Insurance Company. 165
Farmers' First "Side Line" 252



Farmers Give Horses Away 250

Farmers Help Railroad 171

Farmers' State Bank, Waterville_ - 415
Farming, County's Chief Pursuit - - 2)7

Farming in Marshall County 243

Farm-Produce Contest 256

Farm Property Valuation 110

Farmers' Union Prospering 196

Ferry Toll Came High 119

Fiddle Earned Pioneer a Home 91

Fire Completes Cyclone's Work 174

Fire Destroyed Village of Herki-
mer 171

First Automobile Owner in County 251

First Baby in Marshall County 387

First Birth at Blue Rapids 147

First Bridge Across Blue River 117

First Cemetery at Marysville 128

First County Seat 203

First Court House 107

First Doctor in County 388

First Election in County 276

First Fire Department 128

First Homesteader 231, 434

"First Kansas Banner" 416

First Man at Marysville 117

First Marshall County Soldier Slain 264

First Mill in County 159

First Murder on Kansas Soil 45

First National Bank of Beattie 409

First National Bank of Marysville- 412
First National Bank, Summerfield - 414

First Old Settlers Meeting 57

First Paper in Marysville 416

First Postoffice in Kansas 101

First Preaching Services 76

First Railroad in Kansas 234

First School House in County 97

First School in County 282

First Session of Court 403

First Standard Rural School 283

First Steam Saw-Mill 96

First Train to Marysville 234

First White Men in Kansas 45

Flag Bravely Defended 211

Flag Stations in County -_ 205

Flames Ravages at Summerfield 188

Flora of Alarshall County 35. 41

Foreign Element in County 209

Forestry 36



HISTORICAL INDEX.



Forter, Samuel 226

Fortunes from Sale of Liquor 118

Frankfort, City of —

Business Interests 168

Busy Shipping Point 169

Churches 303

Commercial Club 168

Electric Light Plant 168

Excellent Buildings 167

Library and Clulis 170

Origin and Development 166

Postoffice 166

Schools 167

Third City in County 166

Town Company Organized 166

Franklin Township 113

Franks-Fort 206

Fraternal Aid Union 358

Fraternal Orders 348

Fraudulent Voting Alleged 104

Free Methodist Church 326

Free-Range Period, The 244

Free-Staters Overridden 276

Fremont's Expedition 95, 439

French Explorers Early on Scene.. 47

French, Obe ■ 451

Fresh-water Pearls in County 36

Froom, Peter 228

Frozen to Death in Blizzard 198

Four Lonely Loyalists 265

Forty Jvliles to a Dance 74

Founder of Bigelow 162

Fourth of July, 1862 118

Fourth Postoffice in County 200

G

Gambling, Shooting and Fighting-. 118

Game of "Horse-Shoe" Popular 185

Gave Up City Charter 173

General Marshall's Reminiscences.. 64

General Tax Levy 110

"Generation of Heroic Mold" 56

Genesee Colony, The 139

Geology, Ornithology and Flora 35

Germans of Marshall County 221

Gertrude 206

Girl Band at Vermillion 193

Girl Burned at Stake 52

Goldenrod, Favorite Flower 41



Gold Medals in Schools 298

Good Roads Campaign 242

Gothamborg Settlement 229

Government by Women 184

Grain Sacks for Trousers 61

Grand Army of the Republic , 359

Grandmother's Remedies 386

Grand Village des Canzes 47

Granite Falls 206

Grasshoppers 60, 147, 155, 219, 432

Greenwood Cemetery 175

Guittard, George 452

Guittard Station 206

Guittard Township 113

Gypsum Deposits in County.. 35, 2>7 ,

143, 153

H

"Hard Times" for Pioneers 97

Harnessing the Vermillion 96

Hawkins, Dr. Robert 362, 383

Heasleyville 206

"Help Yourself to Horses" 250

Helvetia Society, The 225

Herd Law, The 244

Hereford Breeders' Association 246

"Herefordshire of Kansas," The 244

Herkimer Township 113

Herkimer, V^illage of —

Business Interests 171

Destroyed by Fire 171

Farmers Help Railroad 171

First Name Rejected 170

Laid Out in 1878 170

Population of 170

Rises from Ashes 171

"Raemer Creek" Postoffice 170

Schools 171

Some First Events 171

High Rates of Interest 74

High Schools of Marshall County.. 294

Highways of Marshall County 241

Historians Contention Refuted 180

Hog Cholera's Ravages 252

Hogs in Marshall County 252

Hollenberg, G. H. 221, 455

Holstein Breeders in Marshall 246

Homestead, Patent No. 1 231, 434

Honor Students in County 298

Horse-Livery Business Vanishes 251



HISTORICAL INDEX.



Horse Racing in the Old Daj'S 258

Horses in Marshall County 249

Horse Thief Han^^ed 436

Hospitality of Pioneers 86

Hot Winds of 1894 249

Hull, Village of 172

Hutchinson, Jennette Barber 79

I

Incidents of Early Bar 405

Incidents of the Old Trail 179

Incident in "The Virginian" 84

Incorporation of Blue Rapids 146

Increase in Population 102

Independence Crossing 206, 426

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. 348

Indian Agency Building 48

Indians Abduct and Scourge Girl — 52

Indians Become Impatient 66

Indian Burying Grounds Vanish 51

Indian Depredations 51

Indian Massacre of 1862 75

Indian Medicine Men 384

Indian Removal in 1847 48

Indian Village Near Winifred 49

Indian War Weapons 49

Indians Driven Farther West 55

Indians in Marshall County 49

Indians Massacre Small Party 54

Indians Pursued by Militia 53

Industries of Blue Rapids 141

Industries of Marysville 119

Influx of Settlers 213

In Honor of Washington Irving 173

Impetus Given to Axtell 155

Inman, Jacob 162

Irish Creek Settlement 231

Irish in Marshall County 230

Irishman First Homesteader 231

lowans Plan Irving Townsite 173

Irving. Village of —

Business Interests 176

Cemetery .-, 175

Churches 306

City Hopes Abandoned 174

Dreadful Work of Cyclone 175

Early Settlers Discouraged 174

First Church in County 174

Incorporated in 1860 173



Irving, Village of — Continued.

Named for Washington Irving — 173

Organized by lowans 173

Population 175

Postofiiice 174

Railroad's Spite Ineffectual 174

Schools 288

Telephone Service 175

Wetmore Institute 174

J

Jerome, W. W. 173

Jetts Town 208

Johnson. H. M., Reminiscences of 217

"Joy Riding" in Lumber Wagons 62

Judicial District 401

Jury Turns "Jack" for Ve^dict 108

K

Kansas Indians Early Settlers 47

"Kansas" and Its Meaning 46

Kansas-Nebraska Bill 67, 99

Kantanyan 208

Keen Business Sense 179

Keyes, Grandma, Story of 446

Killed While Blasting Rock 200

Killing Out Hog Cholera 252

Knights and Ladies of Security 355

Knights of Columbus 357

Knights of Honor 356

Knights of Pythias 350

Knights Templar 378

L

LaBelle House, The 141

Ladies of the G. A. R. 362

Lagrange 206

Lanesburg, or Lanes Crossing 206

Law Liberally Construed 276

Lawyers of Another Day 108

Lawyers of Marshall County 398

L'Envoi 456

Letter from a Soldier Boy_l 262

Lewis and Clark Expedition 48

"Liberal Construction" of Law 276

Liljerty Meant License Then 118

Library Association, Blue Rapids — 144



HISTORICAL INDEX.



Life Lost in Prairie Fire 429

Lillis, Village of 177

Limestone Quarries 35

Lincoln Township 113

Liquor Freely Sold 118

Liquor Had Early Foes 140

"Little Green Tents/' a Poem 261

Local Men in Federal Service 276

Location of Marshall County 100

Logan Township ' 113

Longest Indian Trail in Country — 49

Lone-Grave Cemetery 186

Long Time Between Drinks 180

Lost and Abandoned Towns 205

Loyalists Destroy Newspaper Plant

264, 369

Loyal Man Murdered 435

Lutheran and Evangelical Churches —

Cottage Hill and Waterville 319

Walnut Township 320

Marysville 320

Herkimer 322

Stolzenbach 322

Walnut Township 323

Hermansburg 324

M

Maennerchor at Marysville 134

Major Long's Expedition 48

Manning, Edwin C. 274

Manning's Home Guards 78

Many-Sided Marshall 101

Marietta, Village of 177

"Marble Falls." a Blasted Hope_197, 206

Marietta State Bank 413

Marshall County Created 101

Marshall County Farm Bureau 253

Marshall County in War Time 261

Marshall County No "Slacker" 211

Marshall County Press 416

Marshall County's Settlement 56

Marshall's Claim Discredited 98

Marshall's Ferry 115

Marshall, Gen. Frank J. ^-63, 101

Marshall, Mrs. Mary 69

Marysville & Blue Valley Railroad- 240
Marysville, County Seat 103



Marysville, First Postoffice 102

Marysville Named for Mrs. Mar-
shall 70, 101

Marysville Overshadowed Palmetto 185

Marysville Public Schools 285

Marysville Township 113

Marysville's Greatest "Boom" 116

Marysville, The County Seat —

Bands 125

Business Directory 132

Cemetery 127

Churches 301

Commercial Club 134

Community House 121

Fire Department 128

First Bridge 117

First Saw-Mill 116

Incidents of Old Days 118

Incorporation 115

Industries 119

Old Business Firms 120

Old-Time Theatricals 125

Railroad Business 137

Schools 285

Turnverein 122

Women's Clubs 134

Masonic Organizations '362

Massacre of Small Party 54

Mastadon Bones Unearthed 39

Medical Profession, The 383

Medicine Men Among Indians 384

Alerchants' State Bank, Waterville__ 415

Merrimac 206

Methodist Episcopal Churches —

At Marysville 301

At Blue Rapids 302

At Frankfort 303

At Axtell 304

At Waterville , 305

At Summerfield 305

At Irving 306

At Vliets 306

At Cottage Hill 307

At Beattie 307

At Vermillion 307

Military History of Marshall County 261

Militia Pursue Indians 53

Miller, Dr. J. P. ., 117, 388

Mina, Village of 178



HISTORICAL INDEX.



Miscellaneous Items 423

Miscellaneous Railroad Items 237

Missionary Slain by Indians 58

Missions, Earlj' in Kansas 58

Modern Woodmen of America 353

Moore, Z. H. 182

Morehouse, G. P. 47

More Soldiers Than Voters 1_ 265

Mormon Crossing, The 93

Mormon Meanderings 440

iMorrall, Dr. Albert 86

"Mortgage Lifters" 252

Movement for Better Roads 242

Murdered for Gold 436

Murder, First on Kansas Soil 45

Murder of Under-Sheriff .^ 438

Murray Township 113

Mussey, Rev. C. F. 139

Alutual Improvement Club 192



Mc

AlcClosk}', James 87

McCoy, Thomas 445

McDonald, John 299

McPherson, John, Recollections of

148, 152

N

Named for English City 172

Native Flowers 41

Nebraska Town Company 203

Neighborliness of Pioneers 75

Nelson, John 216

New Court House in 1891 108

New Dayton 207

New England Aid Company 59

New Jail Not Burglar Proof 108

Newspapers 416

New Way to Pay Old Debts 73

Ninth Kansas Cavalry 266

Noble Township 113

Nolan 205

Nomenclature of Towns 428

Northern Discontent Grows 98

Nottingham Postoffice 166, 207



O

Ocean-to-Ocean Highway 241

O'Fallon, Major John 48

Officials of Marysville 114

Officials of Townships 112

Officers of Farmers' Unions 257

Ohio City 207

Oil Seekers at Work 36

Oketo, City of—

Business Interests 183

Busy Pioneer Crossing 179

Contrast with the Present 181

Early Business Concerns 183

Good Citizenship the Rule 184

Incorporation in 1890 184

Memories of Old Tow'n 179

Moores First in Business 182

Population 184

Prominent Families 183

Women Control Government 184

Oketo State Bank 413

Oketo Township 113

Old Band at Waterville 202

Old County Seat, "Sylvan" 203

Old Ferry at Hull 172

"Old Glory" Kept Flying 265

Old Settlers Reunion Association 56

Old-Time Business Firms 120

Old-Time Dances 90

Old-Time Theatricals 125

Old Town of Oketo 179

Old Townsite of Wyoming 177

Old Trails Hints 50

Old Vermillion City 207

Once Important Railroad Point 200

One Official to Four Offices 389, 404

Only One Free-State Vote in 1857__ 277

Open Saloons in Plenty 118

Opposition to Slavery 93

Order of the Eastern Star 379

Organization of Townships 110

Origin of Blue Rapids City 139

Origin of "Kansas" 46

Origin of Place Names 428

Ornithology of Marshall County_35, 40

Otoe : 207

Otoe Indian Reservation 50



HISTORICAL INDEX.



Otoe Indians Join Union Troops__ 267

Overland Emigration 52

Overland Stage, The 75, 440

P

Palmetto Colony, The 184

Panic Among Early Settlers 53

Parker, Dr. Charles 174

Parmelee, Solomon H. 139

Passing of First Court House 108

Past and Present Contrasted 102

Pawnee Indians, the "Quivera" 45

Pecenka, John 209, 447

Pennington Murder, The 437

Pentecost Church 328

Physicians of Marshall County 394

Pike's Peak Trail, The 75

Pioneer Court Scene 404

Pioneer Doctors Face Difficulties - 391

Pioneer Farmer's Wife, The 60

Pioneer "Free State" Settlement — 159

Pioneer Girls of the Prairies 74

Pioneer "House Warming" 61

Pioneer Pastimes 185

Pioneer "Pooh-Bah," A 389, 404

Pioneer Privations 97

Pioneer Swedish Preachers 229

Pioneers Held in Remembrance — 57

Pioneers on the Vermillion 7i. 93

Plaster Manufacture ^7

Pleasant Hill 208

Pleasures of the Pioneers 61

Plot for Novelist 84

Political History of County 274

Pony Express, The 443

Population Rapidly Grew 102

Populist PoHtics 279

Postofhce at Barrett in 1857 159

Postoffice at Beattie 161

Postoffice at Blue Rapids 148

Postoffice of Short Life 170

Postoffices in Marshall County 427

Potato-bug Bird Arrives 41

Poultry in Marshall County 253

Prairie Chicken Plentiful 219

Prairie Fire's Ravages * 428

Prehistoric Evidences 39

Prelude to Civil War 99



Presbyterian Churches —

At Marysville 308

At Blue Rapids 309

At Frankfort 310

At Axtell 310

At Irving 311

At Vermillion 311

Press of Marshall County 416

Promising School Destroyed 174

Prophetic Words 274

Pulilic Highways in Marshall Coun-
ty 241

Public Officials 274

Punteney, Eli (Recollections of) - 75
Purebred Cattle Introduced 244

Q

Quack Doctors 392

"Quivera," Now Kansas 45

R

"Raemer Creek" Postoffice 170, 207

Railroad Company's "Spite Work"- 174

Railroad Improvements 235

Railroad Item of Current Interest - 137
Railroad Survey Deceived Boomers 197

Railways of Marshall County 234

Railway Station Twice Destroyed - 174

Relic of Coronado's Visit 46

Red Polled Cattle 247

Reedsville 207

Religious Services in Saloon 300

Religious Services in Saw-Mill — 159

Relocation of County Seat 103

Richland Township 114

Riverside Cemetery Association 202

Robidoux 208

Rock Township 114

Rose Hill Cemetery 158

Rough and Desperate Men 118

Routine of Pioneer Living 60

Rowland, Ed S. 54

Royal Arch Alasons 378

Royal Neighbors of America 353

S

Sale of the Kaw Country 47

School Boards Association 296

School District No. 1 159



HISTORICAL INDEX.



School Districts and Teachers 292

School Roll of Honor 298

Schools of Beattie 291

Schools of Marshall County 282

Schools of Sunimcrville 290

Schools of Waterville 290

School Statistics 297

School Superintendents of County. 292

Schroyer, Philip 186

Schroj'Cr. Village of —

Automobiles Kill Business 186

Bridge Built in 1900 186

Farmers' Union Elevator 186

First Events 186

Laid Out on Schroyer Farm 186

Only Merchant in Town 186

Scott, Rev. Thomas 301

Shakespeare and Doctors 395

Shocking Fate of Young Girl 52

Shorthorns Have Checkered Career 246

Second Kansas Cavalry 267

Semi-Precious Stones in County 35

Settled Dispute with Gun 181

Settlement of Marshall County 56

Sfettlers Become Discouraged 174

Seven Cities, The Island of 42

Seventh Kansas Cavalry 262

Sheep Being Given a Try-out 251

Sheriff Shot liy Desperado 399

Shibley. R. Y. 185

Shihley & Quarles Mill 117

Silos in Marshall County 248

Sidelights on County History 439

Singing- and Spelling-Schools 61

Slavery Bitterly Opposed 93

Smith, "Ji""'/' War Recollections of 262

Social Center at Alarysville 121

Societies and Clubs 348

Sod Houses and Dugouts 59

Soldiers Outnumber Voters 265

Some First Events 96

Some Prominent Visitors 124

Sons of Veterans 362

Spanish-American War Times 269

"Spite Work" Was Ineffectual 174

Staple Products of the Farm i7

St. Bridget's Settlement 231

St. Bridget Township 114



St. Joseph & Denver City Railroad 237

St. Joseph & Grand Island Railroad 234

St. Joseph & Western Railroad 236

State Bank of Axtell 408

State Bank of Beattie 408

State Bank of Blue Rapids 409

State Bank of Frankfort 410

State Bank of Herkimer 411

State Bank of Home City 411

State Bank of Irving 411

State Bank of Lillis 411

State Bank of Vermillion 414

State Bank of Vliets 415

State Bank of Winifred 415

Statistics of Schools 298

State Representatives 280

State Officials from This County__ 275

State Senators 280

Stock Raising in Marshall County__ 243

Stock Show and Fair Association.. 258

Stolzenbach 207

Stone Quarries at Beattie 160

Stone Quarries at Bigelow 162

Stone Quarries at Oketo 182

Story of County-Seat Election 105

Spaniards Attempt Invasion 48

Successful Local Insurance Com-
pany 1 165

Suicide of Disappointed Settler 199

Sullivan 205

Gummerfield, City of —

Churches 305

Early Business Firms 189

First Events 187

Great Fire of 1894 188

Incorporated in 1890 187

Named for Railroad Man 187

Organized in 1888 187

Present Conditions 190

Town Quickly Rebuilt 188

Summerfield, Elias 187

Summerfield State Bank - 414

Summit 205

Swede Creek 207

Swedes in Alarshall County 227

Swedish Settlements 228

Swiss in Marshall County 224

"Sylvan.*' First County Seat 203, 207



HISTORICAL INDEX.



T

Taos 208

Tax Levy of Marshall County 110

Teachers in County's Schools 292

Territorial Council 279

Territorial Government 66

Territory of Kansas 100

"The Blue River." a Poem 115

"The Flag Goes By." a Poem 273

"TJie Plowman," a Poem 243

Thiele. Ernest W. 94

Thirteenth Kansas Infantry 267

Thoman, Joseph and Frank 224

Thorne. Mrs. George \V. 71

Tibbitts. Charles E. 419

Tide of Immigration Sets In 102

Toll for Ferriage Fixed 119

Took Girl's Refusal to Heart 199

Town Named for Bishop Lillis 177

Town of Palmetto Short Lived 185

Town Plan Carefully Laid 173

Town Valuations 111

Township Officials 112

Township Organization 110

Township Valuations 111

Towns That Lost Out 205

Traded Seed Wheat for Whisky___ 200

Trading Posts Along Trail 100

T agedies of Marshall County 434

Travelute. Mrs. Elizabeth 57. 284

Tree Culture Being Promoted il

Tribute to German Settlers 222

Tiil)ute to Irish Settlers 232

Tribute to the Bohemians 214

Tribute to Mrs. Forter 02

Topeka "Cut-off" Railroad 240

Turnverein at Alarysville 122

U

Union Commercial Company 195

L'nique Juryman 404

United Presbyterian Church 325

Universalist Church 327

Upland 205

V

Valuation of Towns 111

Valuation of Townships 111



Value of City and Town Property. 110

Value of Farm Property 110

Vanished Lane of Yesterday 76

\'erdict Hinges on Turn of Card 108

Vermillion River 35

Vermillion Township 114

Veterans of Spanish-American War 270

Vermillion, Village of —

Business Interests 194

Cemetery Association 193

Churches 307

Electric Lights . 191

Farm and Home Institute 193

Girl Band 193

Laid Out in 1869 190

Mutual Improvement Club 192

Population of 190

Pul)lic Hall and Library 192

Some First Events 191

Three Days' Carnival 192

Veterans of the Civil War 268

Vicissitudes of Pioneers 74

Village Destroyed by Cyclone 175

Village Destroyed by Fire 164

Village of Barrett 159

Village of Beattie 160

Village of Bigelow 162

Village of Bremen 163

Village of Garden 165

Village of Herkimer 170

Village of Hull 172

Village of Irving 173

Village of Lillis 177

Village of Alarietta 177

Village of Mina 178

Village of Schroyer 185

Village of Vermillion 190

Village of Vliets 195

Village of Winifred 203

Visitors of Prominence 124

Vliets, Village of —

Churches 306

Farmers' Union 196

Grain Shipments 195

Population 195

Schools 195

Volunteer Fire Department 129

Volunteers for War With Germany 272



HISTORICAL INDEX.



W

Walker. Isaac ^^

Walkersbury 204

Walnut Township 114

Walters. Prof. John 13. 225

War of the Rebellion 261

War of 1917, The 271

Washington Irving Honored 173

Water at Five Cents a Pail 198

Waterpower at Blue Rapids 141

Waterpower, Best in State H

Waterville Township 114

Waterville, City of —

Business Interests 202

Cemeteries 201

Churches 305

Early Settler Kills Himself 199

First Railway Survey Deceives — 197

Hard Pressed for W'ater 198

Incorporated in 1870 200

Named for Old Maine Town 197

On Banks of Little Blue 196

Once Leading Railway Point 200

Outcome of "Marble Falls" 197

Postoffice 200

Some Early Events 198

Village's First Tragedy 198

Waterworks at Marysville 130

Watson. John M. 70, li

Wells 207

Wells Township 114

Westella 208

Wetmore Institute. The 174, 283

"What Is Noble?" 397



When Kansas Went Populist 279

When Marysville Was Notorious.- 118

"Where the West Begins" :S}>

Whippoorwill No Longer Heard — 40

Whisky as a Commodity 118

White. J. H. 180

White's Quarry 207

White Stuinp Swimming Hole 445

White Way Highway 242

Wild Fowl Now Fly High 40

Williams. Emma 70

Windbreaks of Cottonwoods 36

Winifred, Village of —

Nebraska Town Company 203

Old Site of "Sylvan"' 203

Original County Seat Site 203

Population __. 204

Schools and Business 204

Winters, John M. 245

Woman's Relief Corps 360

Woman's Christian Temperance

Union 362

Women Govern City of Oketo 184

Women's Clubs at Marysville 134

Women's Work at County Fairs 259

Woodson 208

Woolen-Mill at Blue Rapids 143

"Wyoming." an Early Townsite 177



Y. M. C. A. Corn-Growing Contest 254
Young Men's Christian Association

362, 423
Yurann. Jason 149



BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX



A

Alspach, Cornelius W. 589

Anderson, Herman J. 873

Armstrong, Lyman H. 985

B

Balderson, Charles A. 76S

Ballard, Corwin 957

Bancroft, George 639

Banman, George B. 925

Beaty, Samuel J. 940

Belknap, Carl M. 970

Bennett, Lloyd 942

Berens, Henry A. 615

Bergen, Fred G. 457

Bergmann, Christian 948

Beveridge, Jacob A., D. D. S 972

Bommer, Harry 570

Bommer, William 682

Bottger, Henry 1026

Boyd, William S. 642

Bradley, Rev. Clarence 484

Brandenburg, Charles W., D. D. S__ 501

Brodrick, Harry M. 600

Brodrick, Lynn R. 921

Brolyer, Edwin D. 977

Brooks, William H. 714

Brychta, Jerome M. 681

Buck, William T. 1017

Burnett. Peter S. 662

C

Cain. Patrick W. 80)

Cain. Peter S. - 736

Carlson, August J. 656

Carney, Eli G. 907

Carney, John H. 784

Chaddock, Joseph 911

Champagne, Peter 606



Online LibraryEmma Elizabeth Calderhead FosterHistory of Marshall County, Kansas : its people, industries, and institutions → online text (page 2 of 104)