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)