JEFFERSON COUNTY, KANSAS

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ADAMS, DAUGHTER

Born Sunday, August 27th, to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Adams, a girl. (The Oskaloosa Independence, Saturday, September 2, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

ADAMS, SON

Joe Adams is rejoicing as it's a boy. (Rural Correspondence.) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, March 9, 1878, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BARKER, THOMAS WILLIAM

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barker announce the birth of a son January 1st, 1948 to whom they have given the name Thomas William. Mrs. Barker was formerly Miss Mary Smurr of Wellman neighborhood. Mr. Barker is a vocational counseler in the state department of education at Topeka. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Smurr of Topeka are the maternal grandparents. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 8, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BATES, SON

Born Saturday, August 26th to Mr. and Mrs. Bates, of Williamstown a boy. As this couple are getting quite old, Mrs. Bates being forty-four we congratulate them in being able to shame some of the young folks in this section. (Under Perry Items) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, September 2, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BECK, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Beck, Jr., of Colby, have announced the birth of a daughter on Nov. 23. Mrs. W. H. Beck, Sr., is spending the week in Colby with them. Meriden. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 13, 1945)

BUBBENBOHM, KAREN JOYE

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dobbs announce the birth of a granddaughter Sunday morning at the Atchison hospital whose weight was 9 lbs. and 3/4 ozs. and to whom they have given the name Karen Joye. The baby's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bubbenbohm, Atchison, Kansas. (McLouth). (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 6, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

BURKE, SHARON ALEDA

Cards have been received annoucing the birth of a 7 lb., 12 oz., girl, Sharon Aleda, on May 12, to M/Sgt. and Mrs. M. Jay Burke at Emporia. Mrs. Burke was teacher of the 1st and 2nd grades in our school for a year and a half. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 17, 1945)

BUSH, SCOTT HARVEY

Mr. and Mrs. Francis Bush of Dallas, Texas, announce the birth of a son, Scott Harvey on December 5. Mrs. Bush was formerly Alberta Harvey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Harvey. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 13, 1945)

CALL, GALEN CARROL

Corp. and Mrs. Carrol Call announce the birth of a son, Galen Carrol, on April 24. Mrs. Call was formerly Grace Clark. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 3, 1945)

CARLYLE, TERRY CURTIS

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Carlyle are the parents of a 6 pound boy, born Saturday morning, March 9, at Christs hospital, Topeka. His name is Terry Curtis. His father is in Tokyo. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, March 14, 1946)

CLARK, SON

A fine new boy has come to stay at W. A. Clark's. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, April 5, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

COFFMAN. DAUGHTER

Grantville Item - W. T. Coffman's family was made larger by one, Sunday evening. It's a daughter. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, September 16, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

COOK, WILLIAM AARON

Sgt. and Mrs. Eugene Cook have announced the arrival on Sept. 1, in Leavenworth, of William Aaron Cook, weight 7 lbs. and 7 ozs. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, September 6, 1945)

COURTNEY, CHARLOTTE ANN

Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Courtney annouce the birth of an 8 lb. daughter on January 11, at Cushing Hospital, Leavenworth. Her name is Charlotte Ann. Wendell is now stationed in the Hawaian Islands. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 17, 1946)

COX, JERRY DEAN

Sgt. and Mrs. S.P. Cox announce the birth of a son, Jerry Dean, on April 21. Mrs. Cox was formerly Annabel Allen. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 3, 1945)

DAVIS, RONALD LEE

Ronald Lee Davis, born to Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Davis, March 16, 1947, at Kansas City, Mo., weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. Mrs. Davis was formerly Miss Dorothy Mann of Kansas City. Mr. Davis has been employed with McKession-Robbins wholesale drug company as an accountant since his return from military service. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, March 27, 1947)

DAVIS, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Davis of Topeka have announced the birth of a son, Norman Craig at Christ's Hospital Wednesday, October 15. (Wellman) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, October 30, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DENNING, ROBERT LEE

Mr. and Mrs. Dave Denning received word last week of the arrival of a 6-1/2 lb great grandson, born to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Denning of Dodge City. They have named him Robert Lee. (Number ten) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, October 2, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DOUGLASS, SON

Dick Douglass is the happiest man in town. It's a boy. Dick says it's fighting weight is 8-3/4 lbs. (Perry) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, April 1, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

DOWERS, REBECCA JANE

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Dowers of Lawrence, Nov. 29, weight 6-1/2 lb. Name Rebecca Jane. She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Wyatt. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 11, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

EDMONDS, RONALD LEE

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Edmonds on Nov. 5, at Cushing hospital, Leavenworth, an 8 lbs., 3 oz., boy, named Ronald Lee. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 8, 1945)

FAIRCHILD, DAUGHTER

Tom Fairchild is the proud sire of a fine baby girl. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, June 28, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

FARMER, ROY ARLAN

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Farmer are the proud parents of a son, Roy Arlan, born Saturday, August 17th. (Ozawkie) (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, August 22, 1946)

FREDERICK, THOMAS PATRICK

Mr. and Mrs. Max Frederick of Leavenworth are the parents of a son, born Oct. 23, at St. John's hospital in Leavenworth. They have given him the name of Thomas Patrick after his grandfather Frederick. The baby's grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Thompson of Oskaloosa and Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Fredrick of Linwood. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 1, 1945, typed as is in the newspaper)

FRISBIE, WILLIAM DAVIS

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Frisbie, announce the birth of a 6 pound 8 ounce son on December 26 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. His name is William Davis. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 1, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GARREN, MONTE LE VERNE

Mr. and Mrs. La Vern Garren announce the birth of an 8 pound son at Christ's hospital, Topeka, Monday, December 8. His name is Monte Le Verne. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 11, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

GIBSON, MARY ELIZABETH

Announcement has been received of the birth of a 9 pound daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gibson of Haven on December 21st. The name of Mary Elizabeth has been given to this second daughter. (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 2, 1947)

GLOCK, TWINS (SON & DAUGHTER)

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Glock of Richland are the parents of twins, a son and daughter, born Monday morning at Memorial Hospital in Lawrence. (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 8, 1945)

HALL, JOAN DELL

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hall of Olathe, report the birth of a daughter on December 25. She weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce, and her name is Joan Dell. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 1, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HAMILTON, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hamilton have added a little girl to their stock on hand, and are correspondingly happy. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, July 19, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HAMILTON, SON

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hamilton, Jr., Nov. 5, at the Methodist Memorial Hospital, Omaha, Neb., a boy, their second. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 8, 1945)

HARDING, DAUGHTER

C. A. Harding received a centenial present last week. He was in hopes ofa boy, but it turned out to be a girl. He doesn't seem to be very mad about it. (Winchester Press, July 5, 1876) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, July 8, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HINTON, DAUGHTER

Oskaloosa is getting ready for the next census and will make a good showing. Mrs. Minor Hoskinson contributes a boy to the list of late arrivals, and Mrs. J. F. Hinton, a girl. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, April 5, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

HORNING, DAUGHTER

Geo. Horning, one of county commissioners set up the cigars to the court house officials. A new girl. Oscar Raines, courty attorney, also agreed to sat up clgars. He is the father of a new daughter. (The Valley Falls, Jefferson County, Kansas Friday Jan. 10 1902 Page 1, submitted by Barbara Ziegenmeyer)

HOSKINSON, SON

Oskaloosa is getting ready for the next census and will make a good showing. Mrs. Minor Hoskinson contributes a boy to the list of late arrivals, and Mrs. J. F. Hinton, a girl. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, April 5, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KEELING, DOROTHY JEAN

Mr. and Mrs. James Keeling, Jr., announce the birth of a daughter, Dorothy Jean at St. Francis hospital Topeka, Sunday March 10. The little Miss has a good start in life weighing 8 and three fourth lbs. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, March 14, 1946)

KELTCH, SON

Mr. and Mrs. Ray keltch are the parents of a son born last week in a Topeka hospital. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 1, 1945)

KERN, MARSHA JEAN

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kearn announce the birth of a daughter, born Nov. 7, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, Kansas. They have given her the name Marsha Jean. Both mother and daughter returned Wednesday afternoon to their home in Oskaloosa. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 13, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KESINGER, LA VERA MAY

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kesinger announce the birth of a daughter, La Vera May Kesinger, weight 7 lbs 6 oz., March 13, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. March 13, is also the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Kessinger. Friends offer congratulations. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, March 18, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KIMBLE, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Don Kimmel announce the birth of a ten pound daughter, January 12, Lincoln, Nebraska. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 22, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

KIMBLE, KAROLYN KAY

Born Sunday, August 19, to Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Kimble, of 3636 West 6th, Topeka, a daughter, Karolyn Kay. Mrs. Kimble the former Gloria Roberts and babe at Christ's hospital. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, August 30, 1945)

LAING, JOHN ARTHUR

Mr. and Mrs. James A. Laing of Lawrence announce the birth of a son, John Arthur, on October 23 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Laing is the former Lenora Zook of this community. (Wellman) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 6, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LEE, SON

Announcement was received last week of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Willard Lee of Burlingame. Mr. and Mrs. Lee were both teachers in the City schools a few years and have been at Burlingame ever since leaving the system here. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 8, 1945, transcribed by Jim Laird)

LINDSAY, KENNETH RICHARD

A son, Kenneth Richard, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lindsay at Cushing Hospital Saturday. (Lone Tree). (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, June 24, 1949, transcribed by Jim Laird)

MACK, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mack of Longview, Wash., announce the birth of a daughter, Friday, April 25. Mrs. Mack was Miss virginia Hosford. The baby is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mack and F. W. Hosford of Lawrence. (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 1, 1947)

MARSHALL, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall who live on Mrs. Tena Clarks place are the parents of a new baby girl. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 5, 1946)

McCLURE, DAUGHTER

Boyle Item - Born on Feb. 1st, 1879 to W. F. and Kate McClure, a daughter, weight 9 lbs. and all doing well. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, February 8, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

McPHERSON, EILEEN AGNES

Mr. and Mrs. Marlin McPherson of McLouth announce the birth of a daughter, Sunday, Aug. 24. Her name is Eileen Agnes, weight 6-1/2 poudns, her grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Turner and great grandmother, Mrs. Ida Turner of Oskaloosa and Mr. and Mrs. W. G. McPherson and great-grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Kimmel of McLouth. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, August 28, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

MORGAN, SON

Mr. D. P. Morgan is happy in the possession of a youthful son and heir - yes it's a boy - who arrived in this vale of tears (and smiles) Thursday night of this week. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, March 29, 1879, transcribed by Jim Laird)

MORROW, JAMES KENNETH

Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Lohman Morrow, a son James Kenneth. Arrival, June 8 at Christ's hospita, Topeka. Weight 7 lbs., 10 oz. Mrs. Morrow is the former Ruthe Lewton. (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, June 12, 1947)

NORMAN, KATHLEEN LOUISE

Kathleen Louise Norman arrived last Friday, Valentines day, to make her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Norman. She lacked but an ounce of weighing nine pounds. Mother and babe are at the grandparental home, the John Fowler's, Ozawkie. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, February 20, 1947)

PENTLIN, DAUGHTER

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pentlin announce the birth of a daughter. (Wellman) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 7, 1946)

RAINES, DAUGHTER

Geo. Horning, one of county commissioners set up the cigars to the court house officials. A new girl. Osoar Raines, courty attorney, also agreed to sat up clgars. He is the father of a new daughter. (The Valley Falls, Jefferson County, Kansas Friday Jan. 10 1902 Page 1, submitted by Barbara Ziegenmeyer)

RISE, SHARON LUCILLE

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Rise are the proud parents of a daughter, Sharon Lucille, born February 20. Ozawkie. (The Oskaloosa Independent, February 28, 1946)

ROBERTS, SON

Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Roberts, announce the birth of a son, Dec. 27, in Memorial Hospital, Lawrence. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 2, 1947)

RODGERS, GARY JOB

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rodgers of Kansas city announce the birth of a son, June 15th to whom they ahve given the name Gary Job. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, July 24, 1947)

RUSSELL, DAUGHTER

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell on the 2nd day of October, a girl (Perry) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, October 14, 1876, transcribed by Jim Laird)

RUSSELL, DAUGHTER

Perry Item - Another Kansas Jayhawker, of the female persuasion, made her appearance in Perry, on the evening of the 1st and took up her residence with A. M. Russell. She is a 14 pounder, and all parties concerned are doing well. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, October 12, 1878, transcribed by Jim Laird)

SAMPLE, FREDRICK ARNOLD

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sample of Wakeeny announce the birth of an 8 pound 2 ounce son on Thursday May 8th to whom they have given the name of Fredrick Arnold. Mrs. Bertie Long, the maternal grandmother went to Wakeeny, Monday for a stay of a few weeks. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 15, 1947)

SIEWERT, EILENE LUCILLE

Mr. and Mrs. Howard J. Siewert of Rochester, Mich., announce the birth of a daughter, Jan. 30, whom they have given the name, Eilene Lucille. Mrs. Siewert is the former Aleen Grace, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Grace. (The Oskaloosa Independent, thursday, February 6, 1947)

SMITH, DOROTHY HELEN

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Smith are the parents of a daughter born Sunday, Dorothy Helen is the name given the little lady. (Lone Tree) (The Oskaloosa Indepedent, Thursday, September 27, 1945)

SMITH, STEPHEN CARL

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith, Richmond, Calif., on May 14, 1945, a son, Stephen Carl Smith. Mrs. Smith was Maxine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Stephenson of Richmond. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 24, 1945)

STANDFORD, JOHN WARDEN

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stanford of Oskaloosa announce the birth of a son, Sunday, May 9th, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. The grandparents are Mrs. N. B. Stanford of Waco, Texas, and Mr. O. G. Emerson of Topeka. The baby has been named John Warden. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 13, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

STEWART,  LELAND

Mr. and Mrs. Leland Stewart are happy over the arrival of a baby son recently.  The family live on the Larner farm.
(Lawrence Journal World ~ April 12, 1929 ~ Submitted by Lori DeWinkler)

THOMPSON, JAMES MICHAEL

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thompson, of Pittsburg, Pa., on October 30, a boy, their second, named James Michael. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, November 8, 1945)

THOMPSON, PATRICIA ANNE

Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson, have a daughter, Patricia Anne, born July 27, in St. Francis hospital. (Meriden) (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, August 9, 1945)

TROWER, INFANT

And now Timothy Trower receives the congratulations of his friends with all the dignity incident to his promotion to the office of father. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Saturday, November 23, 1878, transcribed by Jim Laird)

TURNBAUGH, VALINDA JUNE

Mr. and Mrs. Charley Decker, received the announcement of the birth of a baby daughter, Valinda June, to their daughter, Laurine, now Mrs. Turnbaugh and Mr. Turnbaugh. (the Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, June 26, 1947)

TURNER, SHARON MARIE

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Turner of Wichita announce the birth of a daughter, Sharon Marie. The proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Melville Jones of Wichita and Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Turner of Oskaloosa. Vernon a MM 1/C is stationed at the Olathe Naval Air Base. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 3, 1945)

WAGGONER, LINDA SUE

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Waggoner of Kansas City announce the birth of a 6 pound 12 ounce daughter, December 26 at Providence Hospital. They have named her Linda Sue. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 1, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WEBBER, JANICE ELIZABETH

Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Webber of Topeka announce the birth of a daughter, Janice Elizabeth, October 19 at Christ's Hospital. The baby's grandparents are Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson of Kansas City and Mr. L. W. Greene of Topeka. The great-grandmother is Mrs. Inez Byer of Oskaloosa. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, October 30, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WERTZBERGER, SALLY ANN

A second daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wertzberger, Sunday, March 10, at Christ's hospital, Topeka. Her name is Sally Ann and she weighs 8 pounds and 9 ounces. (The Osakaloosa Indpendent, Thursday, March 14, 1946)

WHEELER, WARREN ROBERT

Mr. and Mrs. Norris Wheeler of Valley Grove neighborhood, announce the birth of a son, Warren Robert, Saturday, September 18. Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler have another son, Phillip Eugene. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, September 30, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WILSON, DAUGHTER

Announcement has been received of the birth of an 8 pound, 10 ounce, daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wilson of 1046-1/2 Kentucky, Lawrence. Her mother was Miss Dorothy Wahl, a very popular teacher of 3d - 4th grades in Oskaloosa school a few years ago. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, December 4, 1947, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WHITE, PAULINE MARIE

Mr. and Mrs. Paul White are the parents of a daughter born at Lawrence Memorial hospital, Friday, July 27. Her name is Pauline Marie and she is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lobb. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, August 2, 1945)

WOOD, MARCIA FAYE

Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Becker, have recieved word of the arrival of a granddaughter, Marcia Faye Wood, who was born January 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wood in Chowchilla, Cal. Mrs. Wood is the former Frances Becker. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, February 28, 1946)

WRAY, MELINDA JOYCE

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wray of Roseburg, Oregon, announce the birth of a daughter, Melinda Joyce, on December 5. They have another daughter, Carrol almost five years old. Paul is office manager of the Umpqua Plywood Corporation and assistant manager of the Pacific Planing Mills, both of Roseburg. (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, January 1, 1948, transcribed by Jim Laird)

WRIGHT, DONALD EUGENE

Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Wright announce the birth of a son, May 1st, at Stormont hospital. He has been given the name, Donald Eugene, and his father, a seaman 2nd class, was privileged to see his little son, having completed his Boot Training at Great Lakes, N. T. C. and being here at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wright. (Nesbitt). (The Oskaloosa Independent, Thursday, May 10, 1945)

 

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