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George Washington Lott

George W. Lott home on Main Street in Sun City in 1916, Barber County, Kansas. 

All of the Van Horn sisters & their families are in the photo:  Ella Bird Van Horn Lott, Dora Columbia Van Horn Hatfield, Flora Gay Van Horn Crane & Artha Lee Van Horn Massey.

(This house is not standing today.)

Photo courtesy of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles.
George W. Lott home on Main Street in Sun City in 1916, Barber County, Kansas.
All of the Van Horn sisters & their families are in the photo:
Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott, Dora Columbia (Van Horn) Hatfield, Flora Gay (Van Horn) Crane & Artha Lee (Van Horn) Massey.
(This house is not standing today.)
Photo & comments courtesy of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles..


The Barber County Index, July 21, 1932.

DEATH OF GEORGE LOTT

One of the pioneer residents of Barber county, George W. Lott, passed away at his home in Sun City on Sunday, July 17, 1932, after an illness of two years. Mr. Lott had made his home in Sun City for many years and was at one time associated with the Sun State Bank.

Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Ella B. Lott, four children, Mrs. Bert Kennedy of Liberal, Kansas, Piry of Perryton, Texas, Van of Wilmore, Kansas, and Mrs. Clifford Hoagland of Lake City.

Funeral services were conducted from the Baptist church at Sun City on Monday afternoon and were in charge of Rev. K. B. Ford, pastor and Rev. Woods of Wilmore.


George W. Lott and Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott. 

Photo courtesy of Ronnie Hoagland. At left: George W. Lott and Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott.

Photo courtesy of Ronnie Hoagland.


 

George W. Lott and Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott. 

Tintype photo courtesy of Diane (Hoagland) Wheelock, great-great granddaughter of George & Ella. At left: George W. Lott and Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott.

Tintype photo courtesy of Diane (Hoagland) Wheelock, great-great granddaughter of George & Ella.


 

George Washington Lott's land west of Sun City. Township 31 South, Range XV West of the 6th P.M., Standard Atlas of Barber County, Kansas. Published 1905.

Note that his land adjoined Frank Walker Hoagland's land.

Map from the collection of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles.
George Washington Lott's land west of Sun City.
Note that his land adjoined Frank Walker Hoagland's land.
Another of his neighbors was John Young.
Detail from Township 31 South, Range XV West of the 6th P.M., Standard Atlas of Barber County, Kansas, 1905.
Map from the collection of Kim (Hoagland) Fowles.


George W. Lott is buried in Sunnyside Cemetery.

Clifford Raymond Hoagland and Laura Bernice (Lott) Hoagland, son-in-law and daughter of George W. Lott.

Frank Walker Hoagland, brother-in-law of George W. Lott, husband of Hattie (Owens) Hoagland.

Cecil Lott, grandson of George W. Lott.

Charles Van Lott, son of George W. Lott.

Ella Bird (Van Horn) Lott, wife of George W. Lott.

Gerald Lott, grandson of George W. Lott.

Austin Ralph Van Horn, father-in-law of George W. Lott.

Van Horn Family Reunion at Sun City, Kansas: Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2006

Township 31 South, Range XV West of the 6th P.M.
Map of the area southwest of Sun City, Kansas.
From Standard Atlas of Barber County, Kansas, 1905.


Thanks to Shirley Brier for finding, transcribing and contributing the above news article to this web site!

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