Labette  County

Family Histories


George Washington England was born May 9 1866 Belleville, St. Clair Co., Il. Died Feb 24 1946, Parsons, Labette Co. Married Annie Zuelda Haggard on Feb 8, 1888 in Oswego. They had children:

Maud Pearl, Letha Laberta, Ernest William, Homer Robert, George Edward, Anna Gertrude, Ross E., Ruth.

George Washington England was raised by a Mr. & Mrs Henry Rinker who came to Oswego. George's parents were in Henry Co., Mo where they died and the children were given to others to raise.

Annie Zurelda Haggard was the daughter of Robert R. and Janet Rainey (?) Haggard. She was born May 25 1873 in Labette City and died Apr 17 1937 in Oswego.
The line of Robert Haggard goes back to Lord Anthony Haggard of England. (Submitted by Ann Baughman)


James DeJarnett Jones was born Nov 29 1847 Coles Co., Il. Died Jul 16 1928 Parsons, Ks. Came to Kansas about 1872. He was in Parsons about 1874 and lived in Neosho Twp.

He helped pave the first street in Parsons in 1879. He was town constable for 14 years; deputy sheriff for 7 years; city marshal for 3 years and Chief of Police in 1905 and 1906. He lived at 310 So. 27th.

James was married to Catherine Ann Phillips and they had children:

Louetta, James Wesley, Emma F., Margaret S., Jessie Warren, Walter E., John Harvey, William Sherman, Fred DeJarnett.

James is buried in Oakwood Cemetery at Parsons.

There is a picture of James D. Jones in the 1905 Merchants and Manufacturers Record, Parsons, Ks. (Submitted by Ann Baughman)


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