Peabody, Kansas Families
Arriving before 1920
Last Names M - S



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TAYLOR, Andrew b. 1864 IL and Hannah BREWER b. 1857 IL. Hannah's mother, Nancy BREWER, and her sister, Clara, lived with the family in 1900. Farmer. 1900-p14

TAYLOR, B.L. and Jane. Arrived 1910 from Hagerman, NM. Farmer.
Children: Harold, Blanche m. Fred KIELER

THOBURN, T. H. b. 1829 PA. Coal merchant. 1900-p175
Children: Thomas R., Blanche m. ---Curry

THOMAS, James E. and Nevada A.. Arrived 1901 from Saline Co., MO. Santa Fe foreman, mail carrier.
Children: Ruth m. Robert A. TRUAX, Jr.

TIMMONS, Benjamin b. 1844 OH and Frances. Arrived 1882 from Ohio. Tin smith. 1900-p171
Children: Viola b. 1872 m. William LACKEY, Frances b. 1884, Lucy b. 1886

TIMMONS, Milton b. 1841 OH and Ida E. b. 1866 IL. Tin smith. 1900-p176
Children: Pearl E. b. 1889, Milton b. 1893, Lacey R. (son) b. 1897, Benjamin b. 1899

TORRES, Jesus and Manuela MELENDEY. Jesus arrived 1916 and Manuela in 1917 from Mexico. Rock Island employee.
Children: Angel, Felix, Jennie, Robert

TRAVER, William b. 1843 Canada and Ella ROCKEFELLER b. 1857 IN. William immigrated in 1871. Ella arrived 1890 from Indiana. Carpenter, contractor, mayor. Ella was a librarian. 1900-p170
Children: John b. 1894, Esther b. 1896 m. ---Hereford, William b. 1899

TRUAX, Andrew b. 1830 m.1. ---, m.2. Anna b. 1848. Arrived 1877 from Pennsylvania. Cabinet maker and farmer. 1880-p110
Children: Howard b. 1870, Robert b. 1873, Rettie(?) b. 1876, Clinton b. 1878, Hazel b. 1880 - Samuel b. 1853 m. Martha, John W. m. Eloise COCKLEY, Vernon, Linford (11 children)

TRUMBO, Walter and Louise WATTS. Arrived from Ottawa, IL. Farmer.
Children: Wesley b. 1889 m. Hazel KERN, Walter b. 1895 m. Ellen Libby, Margaret b. 1897
Information from Ancestral File

TUCKER, Amos G. and Mary. Arrived 1902 from Ottawa, IL. Farmer.
Children: Elsie m. J.O. McCREARY, Sadie b. 1887 m. John H. Skinner, Lyle, Vernon

TUTTLE, John W. b. 1846 IN and Basheba Helen b. 1848 IN.Arrived 1874 from Muncie, IN. Farmer, Civil War veteran. 1880-p?, 1900-p165
Children: Ambrose b. 1868, Mary/Kate b. 1869, Leanna b. 1871, Cora b. 1878 m. John LANCASTER

UHL, William H. and Anna. Arrived 1916 from Cottonwood Falls, KS. Farmer.
Children: Lila m. R.A. McPheeters, Hilda m. ---Coulter, Theresa m. ---BURDORF, Arthur William H. Uhl b. 1873 m. Anna Theresa Ambuehl b. 1872 both of Grandfork, IL
Information from Ancestral File

ULSH, J.L. and Laura KELLER. Arrived 1908 from Smith Center, KS. Farmer.
Children: Irene, Lawrence

UNDERWOOD, Cyril B. b. 1856 OH and Emma J. b. 1861 IL. Arrived 1884 from Illinois. Well digger, brick layer, cement worker, laid many of the brick sidewalks and faced many of the cisterns in Peabody. 1900-p168
Children: Charles b. 1880, Harley b. 1884, Lucy b. 1893 m.1. ---Stroud, m.2. ---Clausen

UNGER, Peter J. b. 1869 Russia and Katie b. 1864 Russia. Peter immigrated in 1875, Katie in 1880. Arrived in Peabody in 1895 from Woodson Co., KS. Farmer. 1900-p18
Children: Peter N. b. 1887, Abram b. 1891, Henry b. 1892, John b. 1894, Lena b. 1897, Tina b. 1898

UNRUH, Peter b. 1825 and Helena b. 1845. Immigrated in 1874. Farmer. 1800-p16
Children: Peter b. 1856 m. Mary, Mary b. 1862, William b. 1870, Catherine b. 1872, Elizabeth b. 1873, Jacob b. 1877

UPDIKE, A.E. Arrived 1906 from Indiana. Farmer.
Children: daughter m. L.J. Converse

UPHOFF, Edd and Ada. Arrived 1908 from Nebraska. Farmer.
Children: daughter m.---Cox

VALENTINE, Abby b. 1845 NJ. 1900-p186
Children: Hattie b. 1879 m. Fred MATHOIT b. 1871

VALENTINE, Fanny b. 1847 NJ. A son m. Helen HARPER. 1900-p186
Children: Frank b. 1867, William b. 1869, Albert b. 1871, Henry b. 1873, Alpha b. 1877, Robert b. 1878 m. Della WEHRY, Ray b. 1880
Information from Kevin M. Rucker

VAN NEST, Henry b. 1845 IL m. Caroline E.V. b. 1853 OH. Postmaster. 1900-p172
Children: Nonnie m. --- Murray, Henry R. b. 1875

VANTUYL, Jonathan b. 1841 IL, m.1. Margaret SIMMS, m.1. Celia ELLIOTT b. 1854 OH. Arrived 1884 from Illinois. Farmer. 1900-p20
Children: William b. 1869 m. Arabella (Belle) STRAUGHEN, Effie b. 1879, Ira b. 1880, Harris b. 1884, Charles b. 1888, Martha b. 1888, Anna b. 1890, Jessie b. 1893
Information from Shirley McClure

VANTUYL, William b. 1869 IL and Arabella STRAUGHEN b. 1871 NJ. Thresher. 1900-p180
Children: Hazel b. 1897 m. Lee McCLAVE, Harold b. 1902 m.1. Bertha Jordan m.2. Irene Stamback, Vernon b. 1905 m. Helen Taylor, Mervin b. 1915 m. Dorothy Baldwin
Information from Mervin Vantuyl

VAUGHN, Charles M. b. 1848 NY and Alice M. b. 1847 IN. Farmer. 1900-p23
Children: Olive b. 1874 m. --- Elliott, Wilton b. 1882, Wells G. b. 1885, Charles M. b. 1887

VAUGHAN, Quincy b. 1834 NY and Elizabeth EATON b.1867 NY. Brother-in-law of John Brooks. Surveyor, farmer, stockman, bred pacer race horses and owned the Patchen lineage from Mr. Westbrook. Surveyed Prairie Lawn Cemetery.
Children: Shirley (son), Tad, Robert
Information from Cleland McBurney

WALTON, Jeremiah W. b. MI and Helen b. 1846 NY. Arrived 1878 from Michigan. Traveling salesman. 1900-p174
Children: Grace b. 1873 m. Licien HOYT

WARD, Duane M. b. 1885 NY and Alice F. WARREN b. 1887 NY. Arrived 1918 from Lockport, NY. Oil field broker, lawyer, mayor.
Children: Joseph b. 1913 m. Helen RUNYON, Charles b. 1915 m. Helen COOPER, Alexander b. 1920
Information from Marcie Ward Richie

WARD, Elwood and Anna Belle HEATH b. 1853 IL. Arrived in 1872.
Children: May, Fred, Dwight, Ernest, Grace, Martha
Information from Rebecca Huggins

WARD, Pirl
Information from Rebecca Huggins

WEEMS, Newt. Arrived 1915 from Clarksville, TN. Farmer.
Children: Nellie m. ---BENTZ, Evie May

WEHRY, Joseph P. b. 1839 and Lydia PAUL. Arrived 1887 from Pennsylvania. Farmer.
Children: Andrew b. 1864 m. Esther ANDREW, Herbert m. Mary KELLER, Milton M. b. 1880 m. Carolina KAFTON b. 1886

WEHRY, Andrew P. b. 1864 and Esther ANDREW. Arrived 1887 from Pennsylvania. Farmer.
Children: Della b. 1883 m.1. (?) HAIZE m.2. Robert VALENTINE, Charles b. 1885 m. Grace Parr, Harvey b. 1887 m. Leota Sanders, Harold b. 1889, Lizzie b. 1891 m. LeRoy HONN, William b. 1893, Lillie b. 1895, John b. 1897 m. Elsie Weber, Lester b. 1900 m. Lucille Mann, Clayton b. 1902, Bessie b. 1904 m. Jacob Friday, Mamie b. 1906 m. Albert Pierson, Rolla 1909-1911
Information from Kevin M. Rucker

WEHRY, Milton M. and Carolina KAFTON b. 1886
Information from Ancestral File

WEISER, Andrew C. m.1. Fannie m.2. Vella Lusher. Arrived 1910 from Cheney, KS. Farmer.
Children of Fannie: Orville, Pearle m. ---HARSH. Child of Vella: Virginia b. 1928 m. C. J. Wilhelm
Information from Fridley Home Page

WELSH, John S. and Jane. Arrived 1872 from Missouri. Farmer, carpenter, Santa Fe employee, homesteaded northwest of Peabody.
Children: John, Robert, Jennie/Anna m. John EWERT

WEST, Henry C. and Bertha. Arrived 1910 from Industry, IL. Farmer.
Children: Hazel m. Milton Hett

WESTBROOK, Charles E. b. 1833 NY m.1. Phoebe GENUNG b. 1833 NY, m.2. Alvaretta GENUNG (Phoebe's sister) b. 1848. Arrived 1874 from Green Lake Co., WI. Stockman, thoroughbred horseman. Charles owned Joe Patchen, the grandsire of Dan Patch, and Silverthorn, sire of Kirkwood Jr. Charles' parents, Abram WESTBROOK b. 1798 and Rhoda b. 1803 lived in Peabody as did Phoebe and Alvaretta's parents, Jeremiah GENUNG b. 1805 and Diana Wood GENUNG b. 1809. 1880-p110, 1900-p184
Children of Phoebe: Carmitia b. 1854 m. William GRAY; Ella b. 1856 m.1. --- QUANTIUS, m.2. William Blake, m.3. George Wagoner, Mary b. 1858 m. Winfield KNIGHT, Willis b. 1860 m. Lucretia Dawdy; Frank b. 1867
Children of Alvaretta: Ira, Roydon b. 1876 m. Iva ---; Jessie b. 1879 m. Walter NUSBAUM; Charles b. 1884; Winefred/Editha b. 1884 m. --- Browne
Information from Susan Molye

WESTBROOK, Frank b. 1867 WI and Caroline b. 1871 IL. Farmer. 1900-p183
Children: Ernest b. 1894 m. Mary LITTON

WESTBROOK, Roydon b. 1876 KS and Iva C. b. 1879 OH. Farmer. 1900-p184
Children: Louis H. b. 1897, Garnett E. b. 1899

WESTBROOK, Willis b. 1860 WI and Lucretia DAWDY b. 1859 Canada. Lucretia arrived from Canada in 1864. Banker. 1900-p172
Children: Willa b. 1884, Mittie b. 1889 m. --- Griffiths, Mildred b. 1894 m. --- Gamble, Marion b. 1898 m. Robert Kurtze

WESTERHOUSE, John b. 1837 MD and Elizabeth KNEPPER b. 1834 MD. Produce sacker. 1900-p169
Children: Kate b. 1875 m. Allen FITCH, Mary b. 1875

WHISLER, Charley E. and Nora COLE. Arrived 1890 from Harrisburg, VA. Farmer. Charley rode his bike from Harrisonburg, VA carrying a fiddle and a camera which he used along to way to earn money for the trip.
Children: Quintus, Winey m. Eugene Lee, Arlene

WILBER, Edward b. 1828 NJ and Mary b. 1838 IL. Arrived 1897 from Peoria, IL. Farmer. 1900-p173
Children: Henrietta b. 1868 m. --- Newman, Edward b. 1871 m. Addie SLOVER

WILBER, Edward b. 1871 KS and Addie SLOVER b. 1871 IL. News delivery. Mother-in-law Rachel SLOVER lived with family in 1900. Addie's brother was Napoleon SLOVER. Son m. Anna FIEDLER. 1900-p180
Children: Richard b. 1895, Earl (dau Leta m. George NONKEN), Stella, Ethel m. ---Madsen

WILBERT, J.C. and Susan. Arrived 1908 from Springfield, OH. Builder.
Children: Ada

WINDSOR, Henry and Clara. Arrived 1888 from Carthage, IL. Farmer, stockman.
Children: Ida m. Will BEATY, Clarence, Claude, Henry Jr. m. Marjorie GRAY, Lois m. Earl GRAHAM, Kenneth

YODER, Aaron b. 1859 PA and Fanny b. 1864 PA. Aaron arrived 1884 from Pennsylvania. Fannie arrived from Indiana. Farmer. 1900-p14
Children: Perry b. 1890, Aaron b. 1893

ZIRKLE, G.Lincoln b. 1857 VA and Mary RHODES b. 1858 VA. Both born in Rockingham Co., VA. Arrived 1882 from Kinross, IA. Creamery operator, school custodian. 1900-p179
Children: May b. 1883 m. Edward Jordan, Ethel b. 1885 m. Andrew FOST, Lottie b. 1889 m. Hubert Sterling, Mildred b. 1894 m. Roy LoVellette, Hazel b. 1896 m.1. Roy Hoch m.2. ---McCamon
Information from Franklin A. Zirkle and Scircle/Zirkle Web Page

ZUHARS, Fredrick b. 1867 m. Martha OGLE. Farmer. Martha's mother, Sarah Ogle b. 1830 MD, lived with the family in 1900. 1900-p16
Children: Murl b. 1891, Fanny b. 1899

ZUHARS, William b. 1837 Germany and Elizabeth BROOKER b. 1844 OH m.1. ---Dunlap. William immigrated from Prussia in 1860. 1880-p6, 1900-p12
Children: William Dunlap b. 1861, Fredrick b. 1867 m. Martha OGLE, Hattie b. 1870, Jacob b. 1876, Augusta b. 1881, Alfred b. 1884


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