Sherman County, Kansas


Taken from Nellie Laughlin McPherson's photo collection and submitted by her granddaughter La Vella Tomlinson

Photo of a group of young adults about 1910, around the Smokey Township area in Sherman County, Kansas.

Smokey Hill Photo Sherman County


Back row: Earl Mitchell, Lizzie King, Earl Hartzler, Alice Funk, Russell Martin

Middle row: Myrtle Eicher, Elsie Dunlap, Nancy Hartzler, Lizzie Eicher, Oliver Dunlap, Floyd McPherson

Front row: Uriah Eichler, Millie Hartzler, Emery Eicher, Thomas Hartzler, Melvin Hartzler



Sod Church by Mennonite Pioneers - submitted by La Vella Tomlinson
Sherman County Kansas Sod house

The first sod Church erected by Mennonite pioneers upon their arrival in Sherman County from Davis County, Iowa. Fred Funk was first Sunday School Superintendent, and drew plot for cemetery at rear of church.

Lela Mae McPherson, (my mother) was born here on 18 Feb 1922, Smoky Township, Sherman County, Kansas. Submitted by La Vella Tomlinson

Do you know who owned them or the names of the people?


Goodland, Sherman County, Kansas



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