CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI
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LACY, Mrs. Susannah - widow of Rev. John K. Lacy, died at the residence of her brother-in-law in Clay Co., 19 July 1857. She was born 15 Apr. 1817; married 29 Sept. 1835. Her husband died two years ago. [Source: "Missouri Pioneers County & Genealogical Records," vol. XVIII by Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard Woodruff; March 1973; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

 W.G. Lancaster moving to Excelsior from Altamont.  He will take charge of Clay Co. State bank.  Is old in banking experience in Daviess Co.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Oct. 19, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Death of Melvin Land, Died at Nevada, MO., Sept 23 1900, Melvin Calhoun Land, aged 45 years.  About 14 years ago he began his business career at Clinton, Mo.  Prominent in that city.  9 years ago married Miss Rose Salomon of Clinton.  A little girl born several months ago.  He was taken to Nevada for treatment.  Notice written by F.V.L.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Sept. 28, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


An Aged Resident of Kansas City Taken Off by Consumption

George H. Lapsley died of consumption at his home, 2531 Troost, at 3 o’clock yesterday morning. Mr. Lapsley was born at Selma, Ala., March 6, 1850 [of 1859]. He came to St. Joseph, Mo., in 1870; from St. Joseph he went to Mexico, Mo., in 1874, and in April, 1875, he married Miss Rebecca Bell, daughter of Dr. J. B. Bell, and in the fall of 1875 Mr. Lapsley moved to Kansas City, where he engaged in the wholesale boot and shoe business with his brother-in-law, Mr. J. A. Cooper. He remained in active business in Kansas City until five years ago, when his health caused him to retire.

His funeral will take place from Dr. Bell’s residence, Twenty-sixth and Troost avenue, at 2 o’clock September 6. Burial in Elmwood cemetery.

(Source: The Kansas City Times, Kansas City, MO – Friday, September 6, 1895. Transcribed by Jim Dezotell)

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