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The queries on this page are for 1997 through January 2000.  All queries posted after January 2000 are posted HERE.  These queries are listed alphabetically and by surname.


AGNEW BAUGHN BENNETT BENSHOFF BLACKMORE
BOBB BRITTON BROOKS CHURCH CONDRAY
CORNELL DARROW DEMMON EDWARDS HITESHEW
HITSHEW HORNER ILIFF JAMES KING
JOHNSON LEE LEISURE McINTOSH McREYNOLDS
ORD PEARCE PATE-PFISTER PIELSTICK PISTO
PRESTON ROOD SAGER SCHMIER SLAGLE
SULLIVAN TRENARY URBANEK WASSERBERGER  
General Niobrara County Queries

General Niobrara County Queries


Submitter: Mike
Surname: Class of '85
Email: hurd01@hotmail.com
Date: 1/17/99

Query

Is there a web page for the class of 1985? I haven't seen or heard from anyone of the class since 1986. Any info would be helpful.


Submitter: Timothy Brown
Surname: Christian Church
Email: tjbyya@uswest.net
Date: 12/12/98

Query

I'm seeking primary documentation on congregations and (mission) Sunday Schools of the CHRISTIAN CHURCH, a predecessor denomination of the United Church of Christ. Includes JIREH COLLEGE, Rev. George Dalzell, Rev. Frank Coffin. Documentation sought: Jireh - 1908-1922 Jireh, Union Trestle - 1914-1922 Keeline (Sunday School) 1910-1912, 1915-1916 Keeline, Chimney Rock (Sunday School) 1910-1912 Keeline, Greenvale (SS) 1916-1917 Keeline, Meadowdale (SS) 1917-1918 Keeline, Spanish Hill (SS) 1916-1917 Kirtley, 1914-1922 Kirtley, Mount Pleasant (SS then church) 1917-1918, 1919-1922 Lusk, Guide Rock (SS) 1915-1916 VanTassell, Sunnyside (SS then church 1917-1918, 1919-1920)

Timothy Brown, Commissioned Minister United Church of Christ


Surname: AGNEW / ORD / DARROW / SAGER
Submitter: Jim Agnew
Date: Thu Jul 3 12:42:12 1997

Query

AGNEW/ORD/DARROW/SAGER in or near Lusk, Niobrara Co.,WY. There was an AGNEW-ORD ranch near Lusk (formerly the Russell Thorpe property), possibly known as the Rawhide Buttes ranch? The DARROWs married in with the AGNEWs. James R. AGNEW and his brother William AGNEW ranched from ca. 1880 into the early 1900s at least. James m. Francis CODDING and William m. Lydia WOOD. Martin AGNEW was on the local newspaper in Lusk until his sudden death in 1920. One descendant, Jeanette Ord SAGER, lives in Lusk. Any further info on these people would be greatly appreciated. Jim Agnew, 4 Kiowa Ct., Henderson, NV 89014-1536 Tel. (702) 361-2410 Agnewsletter@compuserve.com or Agnewjim@aol.com


Submitter: Gary Baughn
Surname: BAUGHN
Email: Gawfer@Mindspring.Com
Date: 3/22/99

Query

Seeking parents of my Grandfather, James Curtis Baughn born in Manville, March 1 1906. Died in Riverton 1986. Married Marian Porter 1928.


Surname: BENSHOFF / BENNETT
Submitter: HooverRich@aol.com
Date: Thu Apr 24 14:23

Query

Looking for any descendants of Perry BENSHOOF and Rozella BENNETT who resided in Van Tassell, Niobrara Co., WY. Their children were: Harry, Ethel, Inez, Lundy & Ruby.


Submitter: Phyllis Martin
Surname: BLACKMORE
Email: topgen@vcn.com
Date: 06 Nov 1999

Query

Would like to find the OBITUARY for CLYDE BLACKMORE, he was born October 26, 1911 and died October 1980 in LUSK, Wyoming. Thanks for your help or suggestions. Phyllis Martin


Submitter: Jerry & Eloise Grigsby
Surname: BOBB
Email: jbgrigsby@aol.com
Date: 12/1/98

Query

Researching the descendants of Rueben Peter BOBB & Amanda REAGER. Their granddaughter Elthea Mae BOBB, born 10 Sep 1903, married Jerry URBANEK. Mae & Jerry lived in Lusk, WY until her death in 1995. Any info on them would be appreciated.

Jerry & Eloise Grigsby
jbgrigsby@aol.com


Submitter: Jerry & Eloise Grigsby
Surname: BOBB / URBANEK
Email: jbgrigsby@aol.com
Date: 21 Jun 1998

Query

Mae Elthea BOBB b. 10Sep1903 daughter of Boyd Byron BOBB & Susan HOTZE married Jerry URBANEK of Prague, Czechoslvakia, and moved to Lusk, Niobrara Co., WY in 1931. Looking for info on the BOBB line.


Submitter: Merriam White
Surname: BRITTON, McINTOSH
Email: merriam@sprintmail.com
Date: 7/7/99

Query

Looking for relatives, Howard or Charles Britton. Brothers whose mother was Josephine McIntosh born to Daniel and Nancy McIntosh of Ohio then Warren County, Iowa. They were the nephews of Dr. Jane McIntosh Wright b. 1868 in Warren County, Iowa now of Clear Lake, Iowa, Belle McIntosh of Clear Lake, Iowa and Seattle, Washington. Howard attended funeral of Dr. Jane Wright in 1941.


Submitter: Laurie Campbell
Surname: BROOKS
Email: k5436@aol.com
Date: 04 Nov 1999

Query

Looking for information on my great-uncle George Brooks b. 1876 in Dodge Co., WI, who was listed in the Niobrara Co. 1920 census. His wife Lillie, was born in 1879. They had a son George b. 1898 in SD. His father was Lloyd Brooks. Mother Augusta Schindel Brooks. Looking for ancestors and descendants.


Submitter: Robert Rood
Surname: CHURCH
Email: rood@intellink.net
Date: 11 Nov 1999

Query

I'm looking for information on the following family:

Hial James CHURCH Born: 2 Dec 1867 Lodi, Columbia, WI, Died: 29 Jan 1915 Kirtley, Niobrara, WY, Buried: Kirtley, Niobrara, WY; m. 21 Apr 1890 Broken Bow, Custer, NE, Viola Caroline GILLETT

I would be interested in any suggestions regarding possible sources of information.


Submitter: Arlene Condra
Surname: CONDRAY, HITSHEW, HITESHEW
Email: arlene_condray@blm.gov
Date: 7/8/99

Query

Looking for any information on the Condray and Hitshew (also spelled Hiteshew) families of Wyoming. They lived both in Niobara & Converse Counties, in the towns of Manville, Keeline, Lost Springs, Lusk, and Douglas. Mainly interested in information regarding Jacob Hitshew.


Submitter: Veronica Franks
Surname: CORNELL
Email: KVJ6969@aol.com
Date: 20 Jan 2000

Query

I am searching for any information about Faye Evelyn Cornell b Feb 22, 1920 Lusk or Harry Ernest Cornell.


Surname: AGNEW / ORD / DARROW / SAGER
Submitter:
Jim Agnew
Date:
Thu Jul 3 12:42:12 1997

Query

AGNEW/ORD/DARROW/SAGER in or near Lusk, Niobrara Co.,WY. There was an AGNEW-ORD ranch near Lusk (formerly the Russell Thorpe property), possibly known as the Rawhide Buttes ranch? The DARROWs married in with the AGNEWs. James R. AGNEW and his brother William AGNEW ranched from ca. 1880 into the early 1900s at least. James m. Francis CODDING and William m. Lydia WOOD. Martin AGNEW was on the local newspaper in Lusk until his sudden death in 1920. One descendant, Jeanette Ord SAGER, lives in Lusk. Any further info on these people would be greatly appreciated. Jim Agnew, 4 Kiowa Ct., Henderson, NV 89014-1536 Tel. (702) 361-2410 Agnewsletter@compuserve.com or Agnewjim@aol.com


Submitter: Elisabeth Demmon
Surname: DEMMON
Email: wded@silverlink.net
Date: 08 Jun 1998

Query

Seeking information on the Orson Demmon family who ranched near Lusk in 1870's. Orson's wife Mary and several of his adult children are buried in Lusk Cemetery.


Submitter: Gregg Linfor
Surname: EDWARDS
Email: whedgen@hotmail.com
Date: 01 Dec 1999

Query

"I have Edwards and Evans lines somewhere in Montana. Especially searching for information on my gg grandfather, G.D. (George or General Daniel Edwards, b 1862 in Springfield, Illinois, d 1941 in Los Angeles, CA; m. Perly May Evans. Parents unknown. Known children are Opal Grace Edwards and Nina Louise Edwards. He may have married more than once in or near Lusk, Wy. Is anyone researching these families? Am looking for descendants as well as ancestors."


Submitter: Arlene Condra
Surname: CONDRAY, HITSHEW, HITESHEW
Email: arlene_condray@blm.gov
Date: 7/8/99

Query

Looking for any information on the Condray and Hitshew (also spelled Hiteshew) families of Wyoming. They lived both in Niobara & Converse Counties, in the towns of Manville, Keeline, Lost Springs, Lusk, and Douglas. Mainly interested in information regarding Jacob Hitshew.


Submitter: Tricia Thiessen
Surname: JAMES / HORNER
Email: pthiessen@hotmail.com
Date: 15 Sep 1998

Query

Looking for information on my 3rd cousins, Leola A.(HORNER) and Levern F.JAMES. Any info on their parents,siblings,birth and deaths will be greatly appreciated. I know that they are buried in the Lusk Cemetery in Lusk,WY and that Levern died in 1977 and Leola died in 1982. Thank you.


Submitter: Glenn E. Berry
Surname: ILIFF / LEISURE
Email: gberry1@san.rr.com
Date: 11/29/98

Query

Looking for geneology from my grandparents (above) and back.


Submitter: Tricia Thiessen
Surname: JAMES / HORNER
Email: pthiessen@hotmail.com
Date: 15 Sep 1998

Query

Looking for information on my 3rd cousins, Leola A.(HORNER) and Levern F.JAMES. Any info on their parents,siblings,birth and deaths will be greatly appreciated. I know that they are buried in the Lusk Cemetery in Lusk,WY and that Levern died in 1977 and Leola died in 1982. Thank you.


Submitter: Lyell D. Chapman
Surname: JOHNSON
Email: paradigm_2001@hotmail.com
Date: 6/5/99

Query

I'm trying to find information about my grandfather, Roland O. Johnson. I believe he died during the 'big snow' of 1949. I also would like the name and location of his ranch, as I allegedly am sole heir to the mineral rights. I think the ranch was east of Lusk in the Powder River basin.


Submitter: Ellen Bishop
Surname: KING
Email: ellenb7580@aol.com
Date: 22 Nov 1999

Query

I have a client in email trying to find her father George Walter King, he was born about 1921 and is believed to be alive. He moved from Rochford SD to Lusk in about 1955 according to City Directory of Rapid City. Anyone who might have known or knows him plese email. Father was Frank, sisters Gertrude and Florence and brother Buster. email please


Submitter: Don Lee
Surname: LEE
Email: dlee535747@aol.com
Date: 5/13/99

Query

I'm searching for the burial site of Sam Lee, born 26 Aug. 1873 in Marion Center, Kansas. He may have died in Niobrara County. Please e-mail me at dlee535747@aol.com if you know anything about Sam. Don Lee


Submitter: Glenn E. Berry
Surname: ILIFF / LEISURE
Email: gberry1@san.rr.com
Date: 11/29/98

Query

Looking for geneology from my grandparents (above) and back.


Submitter: Merriam White
Surname: BRITTON, McINTOSH
Email: merriam@sprintmail.com
Date: 7/7/99

Query

Looking for relatives, Howard or Charles Britton. Brothers whose mother was Josephine McIntosh born to Daniel and Nancy McIntosh of Ohio then Warren County, Iowa. They were the nephews of Dr. Jane McIntosh Wright b. 1868 in Warren County, Iowa now of Clear Lake, Iowa, Belle McIntosh of Clear Lake, Iowa and Seattle, Washington. Howard attended funeral of Dr. Jane Wright in 1941.


Surname: McREYNOLDS / PIELSTICK
Submitter: Warren McReynolds warren@bumail.bradley.edu
Date: Fri May 2 12:58:09 1997

Query

Just getting started at this. My grandparents lived in Manville area around the turn of the century. Their names were Joseph and Sadie Pielstick McReynolds.


Surname: AGNEW / ORD / DARROW / SAGER
Submitter:
Jim Agnew
Date: Thu Jul 3 12:42:12 1997

Query

AGNEW/ORD/DARROW/SAGER in or near Lusk, Niobrara Co.,WY. There was an AGNEW-ORD ranch near Lusk (formerly the Russell Thorpe property), possibly known as the Rawhide Buttes ranch? The DARROWs married in with the AGNEWs. James R. AGNEW and his brother William AGNEW ranched from ca. 1880 into the early 1900s at least. James m. Francis CODDING and William m. Lydia WOOD. Martin AGNEW was on the local newspaper in Lusk until his sudden death in 1920. One descendant, Jeanette Ord SAGER, lives in Lusk. Any further info on these people would be greatly appreciated. Jim Agnew, 4 Kiowa Ct., Henderson, NV 89014-1536 Tel. (702) 361-2410 Agnewsletter@compuserve.com or Agnewjim@aol.com


Submitter: Ronda Jones
Surname: PATE-PFISTER
Email: rjones3@uswest.net
Date: 19 Jan 2000

Query

I am looking for the parents of Hannah Jane Pate Pfister. She died in 1919 in Lusk, Niobrara. She md Valentine Pfister in Kansas in 1856. I am not sure when they moved to Wy.


Surname: PEARCE / TRENARY
Submitter: Mary M. Scott
Date: Sun Jun 15 13:29:35 1997

Query

Looking for info on Phil(l)ip PEARCE, son of Henry PEARCE and Mary Ann(a) TRENARY. B. Jan 1871, Platteville, Grant, WI. M. "Sadie" abt. 1904. Children: Athal; Ethel; Bernice: Taft: Ltiha; Marie. Census records show family in Lusk, Niobara Co. Info on parents, descendants appreciated. Have info on siblings: Charles; John; Frank; Isabelle; Sylvester; Jesse; Robert; Arthur; and Florence.


Surname: McREYNOLDS / PIELSTICK
Submitter:
Warren McReynolds warren@bumail.bradley.edu
Date: Fri May 2 12:58:09 1997

Query

Just getting started at this. My grandparents lived in Manville area around the turn of the century. Their names were Joseph and Sadie Pielstick McReynolds.


Surname: PISTO / PRESTON
Submitter:
Donna Havel
Date: Sun Feb 16 09:12:30 1997

Query

Looking for any information regarding the name PISTO. From Italy. Settled in a mining town in eastern Wyoming which shut down in 19??. Family moved to Gillette and Sheridan. Also Sheridan part of family changed name to PRESTON in 1920's to 1930's. Lived at 120 West 6th Street in Sheridan.


Submitter: Robert Rood
Surname: ROOD
Email: rood@intellink.net
Date: 28 Aug 1998

Query

I'm interested in information on William H. H. Rood and William H. Rood, who lived in Lusk in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

I know William H. H. Rood was married in Lusk and bought about a 1/4 section of land and sold a parcel of about the same size near Lusk. I also know that William H. Rood obtained a marriage license. I would be interested in anything you might have in addition to this.

I'm also wondering if you have any information on Harvey Rood who may have lived in Lusk in the late 1800s.


Surname: AGNEW / ORD / DARROW / SAGER
Submitter: Jim Agnew
Date: Thu Jul 3 12:42:12 1997

Query

AGNEW/ORD/DARROW/SAGER in or near Lusk, Niobrara Co.,WY. There was an AGNEW-ORD ranch near Lusk (formerly the Russell Thorpe property), possibly known as the Rawhide Buttes ranch? The DARROWs married in with the AGNEWs. James R. AGNEW and his brother William AGNEW ranched from ca. 1880 into the early 1900s at least. James m. Francis CODDING and William m. Lydia WOOD. Martin AGNEW was on the local newspaper in Lusk until his sudden death in 1920. One descendant, Jeanette Ord SAGER, lives in Lusk. Any further info on these people would be greatly appreciated. Jim Agnew, 4 Kiowa Ct., Henderson, NV 89014-1536 Tel. (702) 361-2410 Agnewsletter@compuserve.com or Agnewjim@aol.com


Submitter: Carmen Smith
Surname: SCHMIER
Email: plcarm@aol.com
Date: 4/6/99

Query

I am researching for information on Henry William SCHMIER born in Lusk, Wyoming on Feb. 2, 1913 m. Eva Shaw date unknown. His fathers name was Adam Schmier name of mother unknown. Not much is really known. Am looking for any family members as well as ancestors.


Submitter: Dan Quackenbush
Surname: SLAGLE
Email: dsquack@juno.com
Date: 6/20/99

Query

I am searching for the parents of Earl Allen Slagle. Earl died Oct. 1968 in South Lusk, Niobrara, WY, and was born 7 Apr 1900 in Falls City, Richardson County, Nebraska. We believe his parents' names were Allen Luther Slagle and Ellen Rose McMahan. Would like birth and death places of Allen & Elln.


Surname: SULLIVAN
Submitter: Susan D Slade-Grossl
Date: Tue Feb 11 16:22:29 1997

Query

I am looking for informaion on my Grandfather Frank Sullivan. He married my Grandmother Nona Wallace in Wyoming sometime in 1926. They were then divorced at the end of 1927. Grandma was pregnant with my dad Joseph Bates Sullivan. He was later adopted by my Grandfather Slade. I believe they were married in either Superior or Rock Springs. I would like to find a copy of the Marriage and divorce papers. Thanks in advance for any and all help!


Surname: PEARCE / TRENARY
Submitter:
Mary M. Scott
Date: Sun Jun 15 13:29:35 1997

Query

Looking for info on Phil(l)ip PEARCE, son of Henry PEARCE and Mary Ann(a) TRENARY. B. Jan 1871, Platteville, Grant, WI. M. "Sadie" abt. 1904. Children: Athal; Ethel; Bernice: Taft: Ltiha; Marie. Census records show family in Lusk, Niobara Co. Info on parents, descendants appreciated. Have info on siblings: Charles; John; Frank; Isabelle; Sylvester; Jesse; Robert; Arthur; and Florence.


Submitter: Jerry & Eloise Grigsby
Surname: BOBB / URBANEK
Email: jbgrigsby@aol.com
Date: 21 Jun 1998

Query

Mae Elthea BOBB b. 10Sep1903 daughter of Boyd Byron BOBB & Susan HOTZE married Jerry URBANEK of Prague, Czechoslvakia, and moved to Lusk, Niobrara Co., WY in 1931. Looking for info on the BOBB line.


Submitter: mike stanley
Surname: jacob WASSERBERGER
Email: jstanley@ssvecnet.com
Date: 09 Aug 1998

Query

i am looking for pictures and any history of the wasserberger family


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