GEARY COUNTY, KANSAS

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G. F. Gordon was the first Justice of the Peace

P. M. Barclay was the first County Treasurer

The first death was Aaron Dutot on July 4, 1855

Thomas Jenkins married Ella Wicks on October 1, 1855 which was the first marriage

The first birth was John Fleming on December 20, 1854

In 1854 John T. Price opened a grocery store in Pawnee

The first instrument recorded by the Register of Deeds was a chattel mortgage covering 4 yoke of oxen, 2 mules, 4 cows, and 5 calves given by Harrison N. Williams to David Clarkson to secure payment of a note for $200, date of instrument being March 17, 1857.


 
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1887 Business and Professional Men Directory

Old Post Offices

 

 

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