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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Wyandotte County Kansas History

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Agers, Laura G., 792
Agers, Moses, 792
Agreement between the Wyandots and Delaware*, 69
Agriculture and horticulture, 488
Ainsworth, Elizabeth L., 685
Ainsworth, John M., 685
Akesson, Ola, 738
Alden, Frank R., 845
Alden, Henry L., 652
Algire, Russell A., 694
Allen, Edward, 705
Allen, Henry J., eloquence of, 162
'' American Citizen,'' 427
American Foreign Missionary Society, 50
American Fur Company, 11
Ancient Order of United Workmen, 438
Ancient Quivira, Bonner Springs, 318
Ancient Wyandot nation, 59
Anderson, Charles A., 573
Anderson, Emmett F., 940
Anderson, Gustaf A., 787
Anderson, John E., 767
Anderson, Nels A., 929
Anderson, Otto, 903
Anderson, William W., 822
Annexation of Argentine, 308
Annual output of first mart of trade in Kansas, 11
Annual rainfall, 16
Antoine, Louis, 993
Approach of war, 234
Area of Wyandotte county, 15
Argentine mayors, 300
"Argentine Republic" 428
Argentine State Bank, 338
Arkansas Indians, 4
Armourdale got a start, 298
Armourdale State Bank, 338
Armstrong, Lucy B., 84
Armstrong, Russell Biglow, 426
Arnold, Henry J., 935
Arrival of Father Kuhls, 362
As a pastor's wife told it, 350
Assassination of Hallett, 450
Assessed valuation of taxable property, 16
Assessed value of property subject to taxation, 283
Assessors, city, 310
Atchison ten years in building, 442
Atkinson, William T., 709
Attorneys, city, 309
Attorneys, county, 276
At wood," John H., speech of, 165
Babcock, Luke, 670
Back to Manila, 245
Badger, Lewis M., 721
Bailey, James M., 530
Baird, Justus N., 901
Baker, John J., 587
Baking companies, 486
Ball, William, 702
Baltz, Taul C, 891
Banking interests of Kaunas City, 337
Hanking Trust, 338
Banks, Kansas City, 337
Banning, William R., 640
Baptist church, 356
Baptist churches, Rosedale, 315
'' Baptist Mission Press,'' 50
Baptist Temple, 356
I tar, early members of, 290
Barben, Gus, 729
Barclay, William, 1020
Barker, Albert A., 800
Barker, James T., 800
Barker, Thomas J., 984
Barnett, Benjamin M., 803
Barnev, Louie F., 539
Bartle'tt, Frank W., 712
Battle between the "Pottawatomie'' and the "Wyan-
dotte," 470
Battle of Little Blue, 215, 220
Battle of the Big Blue, 221
Battle of the Blue, 213
. Battles of colored regiments, 207
Battle of Wilson's Creek, 190
Bauer, Alfred, 954
Baum, Jacob, 773
Beagle, Dode V., 1021
Beattie, Samuel, 927
Becker, Albert L., 631 •
Beddow, James H., 675
'' Bee,'' 429
Beggs, William, 813
Beginning of a new era, 28
Beginning of flour milling, 473
Beginning of road building, 274
Bellamy, Gervas, 658
Bell, Dr. Simeon B., 317
Bell, Simeon B., 883
Belter, Hermann, 552
Bemarkt, George, 861
Bench and bar, 284
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, 439
Benevolent societies, 434
Ben Simpson's defense of the boundaries, 179
Benton, Arthur S., 811
Benton's famous prophecy, 113
Benton's prophecy verified, 117
Benton, Thomas H., 113
Berger, Albert L., 854
Bethany Hospital, 413
Bethel, 324
Bet ton, Frank H., 264
Big town lot sale, 93
Biscomb, William H., 678
Bishop Fink, 376
Iljorkrnaii, John F., 536
Blanz, Jacob, 814
"Blind Isaac," 91
Blomquist, Charles, 928
Blomquist, John, 798
"Blue Goose" saloon, its
Blue Jacket, 31
Blum, Edward F., 925
Boats were operated for the railroads, 127
'' Bogus '' Laws, 135
"Bolting" Convention, 131
Bonner Springs, 11; churches, 322; first rural mail de-
livery, 322; lakes and parks, 322; organized, 320;
schools, 322; the Ancient Quivira, 318
"Bonner Springs Chieftain," 429
Bonner Springs Sanitarium. 849
Books in the schools, 394
Boone, Daniel Morgan, 108
Border ruffians at work, 188
Border, southern, protectors of the, 210
Boundaries, Ben Simpson's defense of, 179
Moundaries of Kansas, 167
Boundary amendment, 175
Boundary line fight, 167
Boundary of Wyandotte count}-, 16
Boys' and girls' department, library, 39."
Bovs who gave up their lives, 245
Brandt, Frank F., 886
Bridges in Wyandotte county, 283
Bristow's, Senator, address, 160
Brokaw, Charles L., 623
Brown, John, 228, 230
Brown, Kate K., 545
Brown, Oscar, 545
Brown, Robert L., 808
Browne. Kenneth L. . 833
firugh, Andrew T., 638
Brus, Jules C., 996
Buckland, David, 725
Budy, John, 986
Buffalo stampede, 460
Bugbee, George E., 832
Building the Santa Fe, 454
fiunn, Asa M., 527
Bunyar, Edward, 979
Bunyar, Emily, 979
Burgar, John J., 749
Burial place of the Wyandots, 81
Hurkard, George, 521
Burnett, William E., 766
Burning of Lawrence, 352
Butler, Joseph A., 567
Byrom's ford, 217
Cabin of Tiblow, 320
Cable, Ebert S., 834
Cable, James A., 902
Cadden, John H., 755
California fast mail, 468
Call for a state mass meeting, 301
Call for volunteers. 235
Calumpit, next stop, 241
Cameron, Thomas F., 969
Campaign continues, 243
Camp in San Francisco, 237
Candidates for territorial delegate, 133
Caples, John, 723
Captain Pipe, 77
Career of Mark Delaliay, 429
Carlisle, Jay L., 846
Carlson, John A., 562
Carnegie Library, 391
Carno House, 339
Carr, John, 978
Carter, Lee O., 923
Cassidv, John J., 973
Catfish Hotel, 89, 339
Catholic churches and institutions, 361
Catholic church. Rosedalc. 315
Catholic convents, 372
Catholic school, 363
Catley, James W., 608
Cavalrv regiment, famous, 191
Celebrated Springs, 319
Cement industry. 483
Census figures for Kansas City. 327
Centennial display, 496
Central Avenue State Bank, 338
Central high school, 381
Cereals, 496
Charitable and Christian organizations. 341
Charles Blue Jacket. 31. 35
Chicago Great Western Railroad, 455
Chief Ketchum's death, 44
Chiefs of fire department, 309
Chiefs of police, 310
Chief who was a warrior, 24
Children's Home. 341
Childs, Wesley R.. 828
Cholera, 112
Chouteau, August, 11, 319
Chouteau Brothers, 41
Chouteau Family, 11
Chouteau, Pierre, 11. 319
Christian church. 357
Christian Science organizations, 358; schools, cost of.
383
Christy, James M., 542
Chroni'ster, Bert, 931
Churches, Bonner Springs, 322
Churches, Rosedale, 314
Church of war time days, a, 349
Circuit court clerks. 277
Circuit court judges. 277
'' Citizen '' 424
Citizens State SavingH Bank. 338
City assessors, 310
Citv attorneys, 309
City clerks, 309
City counsellors, 309
City engineers, 309
City Hall in Kansas City, 331
Citv organized, Bonnor Springs, 321
City Park. 330
City school history. 382
City treasurers, 309
City's forty school buildings, 384
City's great public library. 390
Civic organizations, 341
Civil government, struggle for, 129
Civil war brought ruin, 115
Civilization's advance agents, 41
Clafiin, Oliver Q. . 644
Clarke, Samuel, 1016
Clark, Philo M., 874
Clark, William, 6
Clarkson, Colonel, captured, 211
Clasen, Samuel, 873
Clayton PoweB. command of, 209

Clerks, circuit court, 277
Clerks, city, 309
Clerks, common pleas court, 277
Clerks, county, 277
Clerks, district court, 277
Clopper, David E., 611
Closed the door to slavery, 154
Clotfelter, A. Lloyd, 576 *
Clovers, 498
Club women took the lead, 392
Cobb, Colonel, logical address, 302
Coffey, Christopher F., 633
Coleman, James B., 576
Colonel Moonlight guarded the town, 232
Colonel Veale's heroic stand, 218
Colouel Weir's men, 204
Colorado in the Wyandotte district, 285
Colorado was part of Kansas, 170
Colored Methodist churches, Rosedale. 315
Coming of Wyandots to Kansas. 60
Commercial National Bank, 338
Commercial State Bank, Rosedale, 338
Commissioner districts established, 280
Commission form of government, 310
Commissioners of election, 310
Commissioners, police, 310
Commissioners, street, 310
Common pleas court clerks, 277
Common pleas court judges, 277
Congregational church, 349
Congregational church, Rosedale, 315
Congressman Madison's tribute, 163
Congress slow to act, 156
Connelley, William Elsey, 62
"Conservative" 157
Consolidated Kansas City Refining Company, 299
Consolidation of Kansas regiments, 195
Constitution approved by the people, 156
Convention did right, 180
Convention of young men, 148
Convention roll, 148
Cooke, George H., 949
Cook, Wylie W., 581
Cooperage and box factories, 481
Cooper, judge Jesse, 264
Cornell, Dudley E., 857
Cornerstone laying, 400
Coronado, 182
Coroners, 277
Correspondents of long ago, 423
Cost of the schools, 383
Cotton industry, 482
Counsellors, city, 309
County attorneys, 276
County clerks, 277
County farm and crop statistics, 500
County machinery in motion, 273
County officers in fifty-two years, 276
County, organization of, 271
County seat at Wyandotte, 278
County superintendents of public instruction, 277
County surveyors, 277
County treasurers, 277
County's war record, 201
Courses of Kansas City Baptist Theological Seminary,
404
Court house blown down, 291
Court house, first, 279
Court house. Wyandotte county, 278
Courts under statehood, 286
Coy, William A., 963
Craft, Carlis C., 569
Crawford, William E., 583
Creative Act, 272
Croatian church, 369
Crockett, J. D. M.. 914
Crooks, Captain Thomas. 264
Crooks, Julia F., 548
Crooks, Thomas, 546
Crop conditions, 489
Crossing at Byrom's ford, 217
Crossley, George W., 728
Cruise, John D., 469
Cubbison, James K., 559
Cunningham, Rev. J., 378
Curious things in the mail. 467
Curran, Robert, 627
Cut off the "Short Grass" country, 172
Dague, A. B. C, 856
"Daily Evening Globe" 427
Dana, J. W.. 1048
Daniels, William H., 732
Darbv, Harry. 966
Darn'all, Charles D.. 831
Dash for Kansas, 217
Davis, Colonel A. C, 261
Davis, Jefferson A., 807
Davis, William D., 541
Day on the firing lines, 238
Dean, Henry E., 597
Death of Chief Ketchum, 44
Death of Tecumseh, 30
Death of the founder, 399
Debate on the western boundary, 171
DeBover, Camiel, 994
Debus, George, 817
Debus, John, 594
Debus, William F., 989
Defeat of the plan, 176
Deitz, James N., 524
Deitzler, General, 222
Delahay, Judge Mark W., 424, 429
Delaware Baptist mission, 57
Delaware chiefs, 43
Delaware Methodist mission, 55
Delaware township, 281
Delawares, 39
Delawares as Irving saw them, 40
Delawares not given to fighting only, 43
Delawares treaty, 46
Delawares visited by Parkman, 41
Delawares wars on Pawnees, 39
Delights of pioneer travel by steamboat, 121
Democratic members refuse to sign, 155
Depredations of the Kansas, 25
Descendant of the Puritans, 402
Description of Indian village, 21
"Die Fackel," (The Torch) 426
Discovery of natural gas, 321
District court clerks, 277
District court judges, 277, 293
Doctor Mather's offer accepted, 398
Doctors Speck, 257
Dogs bought the books, 392
Dougherty, James G., 265
Douglas, Stephen A., speech of, 179
Drake, Joseph F., 523
Dramshop cases, 289
Draper, Everett D., 722
Drennon, Edward, 627
Drought, Edward S. W., 718
Drought of 1860, 351
Dudley, John, 778
Duffels, Bernard, 816
Dunlap, Doniphan, 820
Eager, John L. B., 888
Earliest railroads, 449
Early day court scene, 288
Early day paymaster, 464
Early farm methods, 493
Early French and Spanish explorers, 2
Early history of Wyandot nation, 60
Early Kansas politics, 106
Early Kansas villages, 20
Early members of the bar, 290
Early time characters, 252
East boundary of Kansas, 168
Educational interests, 380
Edwards, Ninian, 27
Edwardsville, 323
Edwardsville State Bank, 338
Effect of school training, 407
Egan, Lewis M., 528
Eicholtz, Edward J., 670
Eighth Infantry, 193
Einhellig, William E., 819
Eldridge House, 339
Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital, 316, 415
Election commissioners, 310
Elections before statehood came, 144
Eleventh Kansas Infantry, 196 ,
Elliott, Samuel J., 995
Ellis. Flovd C., 808
Ellis, Frank S., 904
Ely, Louis L., 981
Embry, Earnest H., 797
Emigrant Aid societies, 1 40
"Emma Harmon's'' famous first trip, 123
End to steamboating, 128
Engineers, city, 309
Enright, Edward A., 1015
Enright, Timothy J., 936
Ensley, Charles C.. 606
Episcopal church, 353
Era of improvement. 327
Era of railroad building, 456
Erhardt, Philip, 1033
Espenlaub, Gottlieb F., 657
Every mail clerk a politician, 466
Ewing's, Young Tom. regiment, 196
Exchange State Bank, 338
Excitement in Wyandotte, 451
Execution in Wyandotte, an, 284
Exodus, negro, 232
Expense of raising corn in Kansas. 501
Explorations of Lewis and Clark, 6
Explorers, early French and Spanish, 2
Explorers, trails of the, 1
Extensive railway yards, 457
Eyes of a nation on Shawnee mission, 134
Falconer, John C., 804
Falk, Henry, 682
Families in Kansas City, Missouri, ninety years ago,
Famous cavalry regiment, 191
Famous "four houses" 319
Famous Kansas Indian orator, 24
Famous Muncie holdup, 466
Famous old hall, 95
Farm and crop statistics for the county, 500
Farmers State Bank, Bonner Springs, 338
Farm methods, early, 493
Farm truck, 499
Farrow Tiera, 965
Father Hennepin's wonderful map, 4
Father Kuhls' personality, 378
Father Kuhls silver jubilee, 364
Father Marquette, 2, 19
Faust, John W., 698
Fennel), James, 835
Ferguson, Roscoe W., 890
Ferguson, Winfield S., 575
Fidelity State Bank, 338
Field, forage and silo plants, 498
Fifth Kansas Cavalry, 193
Fifth Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, 203
Fifth street, old church on, 353
Fifth ward, 307
Fifty years under the Constitution, 160
Fighting Cavalry, 206
Fighting in the Ozarks, 208
Flighting to the death, 220
Fight on the Little Blue, 215
Figures show substantial growth, 327
Financial strength, 337
Fink, Bishop, 376
Fink, Samuel F., 784
First annual meeting of Kansas Medical Society, 419
First commercial center, 318
lurst county grant to the Missouri Pacific, 453
First court house, 279
First election, 130
First election of county officers, 273
First execution in Wyandotte, 284
First Fourth of July celebration in Kansas, 7
First glimpses of Kansas, 119
First governor of Kansas, 135
First industrial movements, 295
First Infantry Regiment, 190
First intcrurban railway, 337
First invasion, 134
First jurors drawn, 274
First Kansas Masonic lodge, 434
First Kansas Volunteer Battery, 199
First land agent, 256
First locomotive in Kansas, 448
First marriage in Wyandotte county, 74
First mart of trade in Kansas, annual output, 11
First mayoralty election in Kansas City, Missouri, 1
First mention of the Prophet, 33
First Methodist Episeopul church, Rosedale, 314
First Methodists in Wyandotte, 344
First National Bank. Bonner Springs, 338
First newspaper, 423
First newspaper in Kansas. 50
First officers of consolidated city, 306
First permanent white settler in Wyandotte, 88
First public improvements, 115
First public school, 381
First railroad started from Wyandotte, 448
First railroads chartered, 442
First real battle in Philippines, 239
First Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 202
First regular municipal election, 308

First rural mail delivery, Bonner Springs, 322
First session of Wyandotte district court, 287
First smell of powder, 238
First State Bank, Argentine, 338
First steamboat that ascended the Missouri, 9
First steamboat to navigate the Kansas river, 125
First taxes levied, 279
First ward, 306
First white child born in Kansas, 13
Fisette, Rush L., 1009
Fleming, Pettis, 806
Flood of 1903. 327
Flour milling, beginning of, 473
Folk lore of the Wyandots, 62
Forbidding looking" place, 96
Forsberg, Gustoff, 664
Fort Henry, 76
Fort Osage, 9, 11
Fort Riley, 14
Fort Sumter, 189
Foundries and machine shops, 481
Four broad avenues, 95
''Four Houses," 11, 319
Fourteenth Infantry, 197
Fourth ward, 307
Fraternal Order of Eagles, 439
Freedman University, 405
Free Masons, 43
Free State boomers started Quindaro, 102
Free Soilers, 176
Fremont expeditions, 13
Fremont, John C, 13
Frenchmen, first merchants, 10
Friedman, David, 774
Friend of the Indians, 426
Frisbie, L. G., 602
"Frisco" built, 447
Fromholtz, Adam, 522
Frugality and chief aim, 406
Frye. William E.. 586
Fulcher, Benjamin W., 619
Fulton, James A., 876
Fur traders, 11
Future possibilities of Kansas City, 4S7
Oalvin, James. 605
Gnrleck. William B.. 563
Oaulke. Gustav, 716
"Gazette's" founder, 425
"Gazette Globe," 84. 426
Geary. Governor, on the scene. 141
General Deitzler's official report 222
Cerlecz. James, 555
Gerner. George, 626
Glasscock. Samuel S.. 759
"Globe," 426
Goebel, Peter W., 801
Honser. Karl, 735
Oosling, Lake, 7
Gottesburen. Henry L.. 747
Government by commission, 310
Governor's consolidation proclamation, 304
Governor Geary on the scene. 141
Governor Medary, 143
Governor of Kansas, first. 135
Governor orders an election, 132
Governor Reeder came and went. 121
Governor Robert J. Walker, 142
Governor Shannon to the frontier, 137
Governor Stubbs on "Kansas," 161
Grafke, Henry 0.. 990
Grain elevators. 475
Grand Army of the Republic. 439
Grand View Sanitarium. 759
Granger lines, 443
Grasses, 497
Grasshoppers, 495
Gray, Alfred, 253
Gray, George M.. 330. 1012
Gray, Homer B., 973
Gray, Mary Tennev. 262
Great Battle of the Blue. 213
Great civic demonstration, 301
Great medical school and hospital. 316
Great railway shops and terminals. 457
Great smelter, a, 299
Great soap manufactories, 480
Great steel plant, 485
Great Stihvell enterprise, 459
Great trade center, 100
Green, Charles W., 641
Greenman, Sarah J., 396, 663
Grinter, Ann, 88
Grinter, Moses, 88
Growth of litigation, 292
Growth of the library, 393
Grubel, Edward J., 786
Grund Hotel. 339
Gunn, Otis B., 260
Guthrie. Mrs. Quindaro, 103
Guyer. U. S., 843
Half, John, 641
Hafner, George, 582
Haines, Dempsey S„ 849
Hale, John A., 893
lfallett a railway genius. 452
Hallett assassination. 450
Hallett. Samuel. 452
Hannibal bridge, 117
llarrod, Otho N., 588
Uartig, Frank. 748
Hartman, Henry E., 598
Haskell, William H. 580
Hauber, Frank J., 1044
Rays, Henry C, 849
Heisler, E. F., 1050
Henry. Minerva, 785
"Herald of Freedom," 424
Heroism of Elizabeth Zane. 76
Hewlett, Charles B„ 599
Hierarchy of Kansas, 375
Higgins, Richard J.. ,898
High schools. 386
Milliard, James W., 947
Hinman. Aaron P., 630
Hippie, Jacob B.. 513
Historic St. Mary's, 365
Hogin. James L.,*1035
Holcomb, Frank M., 895
"Holdup" on the trail. 469
Hollingsvvorth, Frank. 648
Holmes, Alexander. 659
Holmes. Herbert J., 809
Home Guards, 202
Home life of Kansas Indians 22
Home State Bank, 338
Honest Indian, 23
Hortsman, Christian F., 596
Horticultural statistics, 502
Hospitals and medical schools, 411
Hotels of Old Wyandotte, 339
Hotels on the levee, 116
Hough, Harry C, S78
Hovey, Ceorge U. S., 634
Hovey, John P. J., 634
How Quindaro lost out, 107
Hoxie, Mrs. Vinnie Ream, 267
Hughes, Peter D., 733
Huron cemetery, 81
Hurrelbrink, William, 649
Hutchings, Frank IX, 1038
Hutchison, John B., 938
Hynes, Michael, 930
Hyoort, Oscar, 762
Ice manufacturing companies, 486
Ill-fated Twelfth, 205
Implement factories, 482
Indian lodge, 21
Indian Manual Labor School, 48
Indian missions, old, 47
Indian regiments, 200
Indians in the Fifth Cavalry, 203
Indian springs, 319
Industrial statistics, 487
Industries, 472
Ingalls, John J., 149
International Sunshine Society, 341
Interstate National Bank, 338
Interurban railway, firBt, 337
Irving, Washington, 40
Isaac Johnnycake, 44
Isaac Zane 's Perpetual Motion Machine, 91
[senburg, August, 740
Jackson, John L., 775
lacks, Warden T., 531
Jacks, William, 532
James, A. R., 674
Jenkins, Caius, 269
Jennings, Francis H., 746
Johnnycake. Chief Charles, 44
Johnnycake, Isaac, 44
J/>hnson, August, 771
Johnson Brothers, 665
Johnson, Charles, 665
Johnson, Dave, 665
Johnson, Fred, 665
Johnson, Ola, 743
Johnson, Thomas, 47, 48
Johnston, Anthony, 999
Juliet, Louis, 3
Jones, J. Arthur, 992
Jons, Marx, 786
"Journey through Kansas," 14
Journey to the west, 402
Journey to Wyandotte, 188
"Joy Roads," 446
Judd, Byron, 256, 661
Judges, circuit court, 277
Judges, common pleas court, 277
Judges, district court, 277
Judges, probate. 277
Judges, second division district court, 277
Judges who followed Pettit, 292
Judges who played poker, 291
Kansas admitted to statehood, 157; colored regiments,
in, 207; expense of raising cor n in, 501; first Fourth
of July celebration in, 7; first glimpses of, 119; first
white child born, 13; in the rebellion, 189; made
a free state, 154; smallest county in, 15; the
"Middle Spot of North America," 182; to the
front, 236; early villages of, 20
Kansas, a dominant tribe, 19; Indian home life, 22;
Indian lodge, 21; Indians here three centuries ago,
18
Kansas artist, a, 266
"Kansas Catholic" 427
Kansas City, Kansas, 295; banking interests, 337; in-
corporated, 297; lost its opportunity, 180; an oil
distributing center, 484; parks and boulevards, 329;
post office, 323; stock yards, 476
Kansas City Baptist Theological Seminary, 403
Kansas City Cut Stone Company, The, 972
Kansas City, (Kansas) boys, 250
Kansas City of today, 326
Kansas City, Missouri, 108
Kansas City Savings Association, 116
Kansas City Structural Steel Company, 299
"Kansas City Times," 181
Kansas City Town Company, 296
Kansas City University. 397
"Kansas Free State." 424
Kansas Medical Society, act to incorporate, 417
Kansas merchandise landed at Quindaro, 104
Kansas-Nebraska Act, 130
Kansas Nebraska bill passed, 131
Kansas Osages at war, 25
Kansas Osages treaty of peace, 25
Kansas papers indifferent, 176
Kansas patriotism aroused, 300
"Kansas Pilot," 426
"Kansas Post," 426
"Kansas Real Estate Herald," 426
Kansas River, abandoned by Indians, 27; first steam-
boat to navigate on, 122; scene at, 10; steamboats,
126
Kansas Rolling Mill Company, 316
Kansas School for the Blind, 408, 409
Kansas State Bank, 338
Kansas State Editorial Association, 425
Kansas treaties, 26
Kansas Trust Bank, 338
Kansas war-time senator, 136
Kapka, Carl J., 1005
'' Katy '' System, 446
Kaufman, Frederick C, 704
Kaufman, Joseph R.. 676
Kay, William S., 538
Kelchner House, 339
Keller, John J., 753
Kelly. David C, 835
Kelly, William Jr., 826
Kennedy, (ieorge D., 960
Keplinger, Lewis W., 1014
Kern, Henry H., 488, 1014
Kerr, Hanford L., 566
Kidnappers of Lawrence, 230
Killmer, James M., 823
Kindred, Joel C, 691
Klamm Park, 330
Kline, Calvin E., 672
Knights of Pythias, 438

.'Labor Record," 429
Ladd, Walter L., 777
La Grange, Isaac, 743
Laird, Otho E., 972
Lakes and parks of Bonner Springs, 322
Lallier, Eugene, 757
Lallier, Frank, 758
Landry, Joseph L., 1042
Lane, "Jim," 136, 230
Lane, Vincent J., 505
Lapse of six years, 420
Larson, Fred, 1024
La Salle, 4
La Salle discovers mouth of Mississippi, 4
Lasley, Jonathan H., 695
Last of a great family of warriors. 35
Last of a noble race, 44
Last stand of Shawnees, 30
Last to desert Quindaro, 262
Latter Day Saints church, FSosedale, 315
Laverie, William, 643
Law enforcement in 1859, 274
Lawrence, burning of, 352
Lawrence kidnappers, 230
"Lawrence Republican," 177
"Lawrence Tribune," 124
Laws, John A., 677
Lawyers of the early days, 293
Leading chiefs of the Wyandots. 73
Leavenduskey, Valentine, 632
Leavengood, D. J., 655
Leavenworth, Colonel Henry, 12
Leavenworth convention. 143
"Leavenworth Herald," 177, 423
Lecompton Constitution, 142
'' Lecompton Democrat,'' 177
Leefrom, Joseph, 615
Leinbach, Charles N., 704
Lewis and Clark explorations, 6
Lewis, Meriwether, 6, 20
Library, boys' and girls' department. 395
Library, growth of, 393
Library staff, 396
Library, uses of, 394
"Lightfoot" built for Kansas, 124
Limestones, 493
Lind, Olander, 680
Lindberg, Heming, 971
Link, Michael, 753
Lisa, Manuel de, 11
Literary and artistic women, 267
Little Blue, battle of, 215
Little Blue, fight on the, 215
Littick, George W., 906
Live stock market, 475
Lloyd, John, 736
Locomotive, first in Kansas, 448
Longfellow, Jacob W., 865
Long, Stephen H., 9
Long tramp, a, 186
Loring, 323
Louisiana Purchase, 12
Lovelace, Charles, 955
iMvelace, Charles W., 918
Lovelace, Eldridge H., 919
Lust, Edward, 756
Luther, Belton J., 731
Lutz, Earnest J., 899
Lvons, T. J-. »43
Macadam roads in Wyandotte county. 283
Madison, congressman, tribute, 163
Maher, Daniel J., 916
Mailand, Jep H., 701
Mail, curious things in the, 467
Major Long's expedition, 9
Malolos taken. 241
Maloney, Matilda, 644
Maloney, Thomas, 644
Mank, John. 883
Manual training and industrial education, 387
Marty, Samuel C. 881
Marxen, Adam, 776
Marxen, Henry A., 770
Masonic lodge, first in Kansas. 434
Mason, Lawrence J., 1037
Mather, Doctor, 398, 399: death of, 399; gifts to the
young, 403; offer of accepted, 398
"Mather Hall," 400
Mather, Samuel F., 402
Matney, David B., 618
Matney, John R., 1007
Mayoralty election, first in Kansas City, Missouri, 112
Mayors of Argentine, 300
Mayors of Kansas City, 309
Mayors of Rosedale for thirtv-four years, 313
Maywood, 324
McClean, James A., 589
McCleery, John A., 897
MeClung, Charles L., 570
McDonald, Ernest, 752
McDonald, James M., 942
McDonald, John, 751
McFadden, John E., 616
McFarland, Robert J., 754
McGeorge, William, 686
McGrew, Governor, 260
McGrew, Henry, 872
McGrew, James, 867
McKay, Austin T., 553
McKenzie, Frank, 792
McKenzie, Robert, 793
McKeown, James F., 976
McMurray, Charles E., 980
McNarrey, John, 896
McWilliams, Charles A., 933
Meat packing companies, 480
Meat packing industry, 477
Medary, Governor, 143
Medical school and hospital, great, 316
Medical schools, 411
Medicine and surgery, 417
Meek, James M., 941
Menager Junction, 324
Mendenhall, Harry A., 855
Mercantile Club, 339
Merchant, John W., 739
Merriam, Willard, 590
Merriweather, Frederick W., 679
Meseraull, Samuel L, 534
Methodist churches burned, 346
Methodist Episcopal church, 343
Methodist Episcopal church South, 348
Methodist Mission of Shawnees, 47
Methodist Protestant church, 357
Metropolitan Hotel, 339
Metropolitan police, 308
Meyers, Albert J., 727
Meyn, Frederick, 953
Mid-continental industrial center, 472
"Middle Spot of North America" 182
Miller, A. F., 796
Miller, Charles A., 922
Miller, Henry, 969
Miller, Houston, 812
Miller, John H, 813
Miller, Orrin L., 912
Millspaugh, Harris K., G64
Milner,' John 0., 797
Mindedahl, Peter S., 671
Misenhelter, Thomas J., 1027
Mission graveyard, 49
Missions, social life about, 53
Missouri, first steamboat that ascended the, 9
Missouri Fur Company, 11
Missouri opinion of Kansas, 178
Missouri Pacific, first county grant to, 453
Modern farming, 496
Monahan, George, 688
Moncaehtape, The Interpreter, 19
Moonlight, Colonel, guarded the town, 232
Moonlight, Colonel Tom, 232
Moore, James W., 561
Moore, John M., 511
Morgan, Perl W., 1052
Morris, 323
Morris, William A., 848
Morton, Isaiah L., 663
'' Mother'' Sturges, 268
Mountains, pathway to the, 173
Mudge, Benjamin Franklin, 255
Muncie, 323
Municipal electrical plant, 329
Municipal water works, 329
Murray, James P., 549
Muster into service, 248
Myers, Thomas E., 1017
Myers, William H., 558
Naschold, John J., 950
Naschold's Steam Bakery, 950
Nason, Zachariah, 967
Natural gas, 493
"Nebraska City News," 176
Nebraska's Delegates to Wyandotte, 175
Nebraska's many capitals, 174
Nebraska, part of, wanted to be in Kansas, 174
Needles, William, 909
Negro exodus, 232
Negro regiments, 198
Nelson, Andrew, 747
Nelson, John P., 568
Neudeck, Irvin R., 997
New Bethany Hospital, 414
New city hall, 330
New era, 28
Newhall, Sarah W., 790
Newhall, Martin H, 789
New Home Hotel, 339
New movements, 459
New post office building, 334
"News," 429
New St. Mary's church, 364
Newspaper first to be published in Kansas, 423
Newspaper for the Indians, 50
Newspapers, 422
Newspapers favored annexation, 181
New Terminal railway plans, 458
Newton, Julia D., 795*
Newton, Periander C, 795
Nicholas, Harrv J., 654
Nichols, Mrs. C. I. H. 259
Night and Day State Bank, 338
Night attack, 239
Night of terror, 231
Night schools, 385
Ninth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, 195
North boundary of Kansas. 169
Northrop, Stephen A., 1001
Northrup Banking Company, 338
Northwestern Railway. 455
Notable voyage up the Kansas river, 124
Objected to the mining regions. 173 .
O'Connell, Paul J., 954
Odd Fellows, 437
Officers for twenty-eight years, 98
Official dog enumerator. 393
Official report of General Deitzler. 222
Officials of Kansas City. 309
Ohio Constitution followed, 151
Ohio Reservation of the Wyandots. 67
Oil distributing center, 484
Olander, John W., 998
Old church on Fifth street, 352
Old church reorganized. 347
Old Indian missions, 47
Old Fool Chief. 23
Old Palmer Academy. 382
Old Quindaro, 102
Old rolling mill. 316
Old steamboat days, 118
Old Wyandotte's'early days, 87
Old Wyandot family romances. 74
Oldest church organization in Kansas. 346
Oldest house in Wyandotte county. 320
Olson, Oscar M., 684
Overland trails, 441
One hundred day men. 198
Organizers of the first Masonic lodge, 435
Organization of the county, 271
"Oregon Trail," 41
Origin of name Kansas, 18
Other civic organizations, 341
Other hospitals, 416
Other industries of Ttosedale. 317
Other manufactories. 486
Other Masonic bodies, 435
Other Methodist churches, 348
Other religious organizations, 358
Other river ports out-distanced. 103
Other secret societies, 440
Other towns in Wvandotte countv, 323
Ott, Miles W.. 770
Our boys in the Philippines, 234
Our boys in the Second, 203
Outposts annoyed, 244
Outside of Kansas City, 312
Pacific lines, 443
Packing houses, 479
Painting of the Battle of the Big Blue, 220
Paradowsky, Joseph, 545
Parkman, 41
Parks and boulevards. Kansas City, 329
Parks, Captain Joseph. 36
Parochial schools, 390
Parr, James R. and others, 270
Part of Nebraska wanted to be in Kansas, 174
Pathway to the Mountains, 173
Pawnee Indians, 185
Peace relations end, 235
Pearson, Matthew E., 1013
Pennington Hotel, 339
Peoples National Bank, 338
Perkins, George A., 687
Perkins, John S„ 958
Perkins, Robert H., 959
Peters, George A., 639
Peterson, August, 711
Phelps, Frank N., 646
Philippines, our boys in, 234
Physical and geographical features, 15
Physicians, 417
Picturesque little city, 313
Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 8
Pike's expedition, 7
Pike's instructions, 8
Pike's Peak region, 178
Pill Box, 417
"Pill box" and Dr. Root, 252
Pioneer missionary, 57
Pioneer for Kansas good roads, 317
Pioneer railroad telegrapher, 469
Pioneer tales of rail and trail, 460
Piper, 324
Platte the boundary, 174
Platting of Argentine. 299
Play grounds, 388
Poindexter, E. W., 926
Police commissioners, 310
Police department, 308
Police judges, 310
Polish church, 369
Political hiRtory of Wyandotte county, 271
Pollock, John C, 517'
Pollock, Thomas A., 667
Pomeroy, 325
Population of Wyandotte county, 283
Porter, James E., 516
Post office building, 332
Post office building, new, 334
Post office of Kansas City, 332
Powell Clayton's command, 209
Prairie township, 281
Prather, Van B., 519
Pratt-Journeyeake Memorial Library. 404
Pratt, Rey. John (!.. 57. 422
Preacher conductor's yarn, 466
Presbyterian church. 354
President Jefferson, 6
Press of the county, 422
Price, General, bold plan of, 214
Price, Sterling, 214
Probate judges, 277
Proclamation, governor's consolidation, 304
Prophet, 31
Prophet's death, 34
Pro-slavery party, 181
Protectors of the southern border, 210
Protestant churches of the county, 343
Public improvements, 300
Public Library, 663
Public library, city's great, 390
Puhr, Victor W.. 742
(/uaker mission, 53

Race to the coast, 444
Rail and trail, pioneer tales of, 460
Railroad building in Kansas, 441
Railroads, earliest, 449; extension of, 302; first chart-
ered, 442
Railroad shops, 481
Railroad telegrapher, pioneer, 469
Railroad terminals, Rosedalc, 316
Railroad values and trackage, 456
Railsback, T. Forest, 707
Railway yards, 457
Rainfall, annual, 16
Randall, Horace G., 961
Ran out of provisions, 185
Reader, S. J., painting by, 220
Ready-made houses, 97
Real estate boom, 110
Rebel Yell, 219
Record of Kansas regiments, 200
Reader, Governor, came and went, 121
Reeder, Governor, welcome to, 132
Refused to include a part of Nebraska, 154
Registers of deeds, 277
Reminiscences of Father Kuhls, 373
Removal of the bishop's residence, 373
Reminiscences of the early days, 84
Re organization of Kansas City Medical Society, 420
Representatives, 275
Republican "Whips," Ingalls and Simpson, 149
Residents in 1855-6, 90
Resolutions to Congress, 152
Return to peace, 116
Rice, William J., 510
Richart, Mrs. Sarah A., 390
Rieke, Charles, 982
Riley, James T., 1022
Riverview State Bank, 338
Roberts, William Y., 268
Robinson, Governor Charles. 135, 254
Robinson, Sarah T. D„ 51
Rock Island Railroad, 455
Rohrbach, Frank C, 772
Roll of the convention, 148
Romances and folk lore of the Wyandots, 62
Romances of old Wyandot families, 74
Root, Dr. Joseph P", 252, 417
Roscdale, an independent city, 312; churches. 314;
schools, 314; secret societies, 315; first start, 313:
mayors for thirty-four years, 313
Rosedale State Bank." 338
Rose, Jacob, 794
Rose, Louis IT., 945
Rose, William W., 878
Ross, Edward P., 535
Rush of population, 94
Rush of white settlers in 1854, 295
Rushton, George. 921
Russell. Roy R., 793
St. Anthony 's church, 367
St. Margaret's Hospital, 411, 412
St. Paul Hotel. 339
St. Peter's high school, 372
St. Thomas church, 366
Santa Fe system, 445; building of, 454
Sauer, Anthony P., 574
Sayers, Ray, 775
Scanlan, John, 624
Scenes of rare beauty, 14
Schaible, John L., 556
Scheldt, Jacob, 815
Scheller, Charles W., 983
Schenck. Eugene A., 781
Schleifer, Fred, 1025
School districts organized, 389
School officers, 384
School statistics, 389
School yards, 388
Schools^ 380; books in the. 394; high, 386; medical, 411;
night, 385; parochial, 390
Schools, Bonner Springs, 322
Schools, Rosedale, 314
Schools, Wyandotte county, 388
Schubert, Carl, 830
Schuetz, William E., 710
Scottish Rite Masons, 435
Scottish Rite Temple, 436, 437
Scott, Larmon E., 609
Scroggs, Margaret E., 957
Scroggs, John B., 956
Second and third districts, 286
Second division district court judges, 277
Second Kansas Volunteer Battery, 199
Second Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, 203
Second ward, 307
Secret and benevolent societies, 434
Secret societies of Rosedale, 315
Seifert, Joseph, 948
Seminaries, 397
Senators and representatives, 275
Seutter map of Louisiana, 5
Seutter, Matthew, 4
Seven departments. "The Kansas Citv University,"
400
Seventeen davs in a snow bank, 467
Seward, Atwell C, 548
Seward, Nancy L., 549
Shannon, Governor, to the frontier, 137
Sharp, Benjamin T., 932
Sharp, Judge Isaac B., 261
Shawnee Baptist mission, 50, 422
Shawnee Light or Sun, 50, 422
Shawnee Methodist Mission, 47
Shawnee prophet, 31
Shawnee Quaker mission, 52
Shawnee township, 282
Shawnoes clung to old customs, 37; coming to Kansas,
31; farewell to Kansas, 38; first emigrants, 29;
last stand, 30; wars and wanderings of. 29
Shawneetown, 372
Sheaff, John M., 604
Shepherd, Orrin W., 1034
Sheriffs, 276
Shore, Joseph L., 814
'' Short Grass'' country cut off, 172
Shively, Delbert M., 525
Sillier," Charles J., 937
"Silence and no questions asked," 228
Silvey, James M., 737
Simmons, Ave, 761
Siinms, Charles H., 821
Simpson, Benjamin F.. 149, 179
Simpson, Samuel X., 836
Simpson, William A., 910
Sims, John T., 506
Sisters of St. Francis, 411
Site for a church, 363
Site of Kansas City, 70
Situation before battle of the Blue, 216
Sixteenth Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, 206
Sixteenth Volunteer Cavalry, 198
Sixteenth 's roll of honor, 206
Sixth Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, 203
Sixth ward, 307
Skirmish march, 240
Slavery, closed the door to, 154
Sloan,"Joseph H., 1023
Slow trains in the sixties, 465
Smallest county in Kansas, 15
Smallev, James L., 637
Smith,"Daniel M., 656
Smith. George C, 864
Smith, Hugh J., 975
Smith, Walter D., 1052
Smith, William II., 763
Smith, William S., 649
Smyth, John E., 717
Snell, William D., 907
Snyder, Kimble P., 850
Snyder, Samuel H., 655
Soap manufactories, great, 480
Social life about the missions, 53
Societies, benevolent and secret. 434
Societies, Emigrant Aid, 140
Soil, types of, 490
Soldiers attended prayer meeting, 350
Soldiers guarded a steamboat captain, 233
Some of the men of the old "K. P.," 463
Some valuable freight, 229
Sonntag, Carl H., 952
Southern Boundary line of Kansas, 169
Southwick, Albert, 550
Southwick, Susan P., 552
Speck, Frederick, 258, 857
Speck, Joseph, 257. 857
Speckled Eye, 24
Speech of John H. Atwood, 165
Speech of Stephen A. Douglas, 170
Splitlog, Mathias, 72
"Splitlog's Hill," 72
Stark, John A., 863
State geologist Mudge, 255
State line depot, 465
State line, surveying a, 184
State mass meeting, 301
State organization, 418
Statistics, horticultural, 502
Statistics, school, 389
Statistics of Wyandotte county, 283
Steamboat captain guarded by soldiers, 233
Steamboat days, old, 118
Steamboat trail trade, 114
Steamboats of Kansas river, 126
Steamboats that went down, 126
Steel plant, great, 485
Sterrett, Rev. Alexander, 268
Stevens, C. B., 690
Stilwell enterprise, great, 459
Stine, Benjamin L., 882
Stockton. Cora M., 267
Stockhoff, G. Herman, 521
Stockhoff, Henry, 579
Stories of war-time days, 230
Story hour, 395
Storv of two bishops, 374
Stotler, Joseph J., 1036
Stover, Harvey L., 660
Street commissioners, 310
Street railway facilities, 335
Strohmyer, John J., 611
Struggle for civil government, 129
Stubbs, Governor on "Kansas," 161
Sturges, "Mother," 268
Studt, Charles F., 683
Studt, John H., 594
Sturtz, Adam L., 730
Sunflower State, 14
"Sunny Kansas," 162
Supreme judges, 286
Superintendents of public instruction, 277
Surveyors, county, 277
Surveving a state line, 184
Sutherland, Thomas W., 537
Sutton, William B., 621
Swope, Thomas Hunton, 269
Synopsis of reports of Kansas regiments, 200
Tabler, Charles M.. 805
Taggart. Joseph, 628
Talbott. Ingram J.. 692
Tanner, William C., 799
Tavlor, Charles S., 703
Taylor, John C.. 543
Taylor, Richard Baxter. 425
Teaching the negroes trades, 406
Tecnmseh, 30; death of, 30
Temperature, 16
Tenth Kansas Veteran Regiment, 196
Theden, Herman, 825
"The Great American Desert," 12
Then came the Civil war, 419
Theno. Mathias A., 620
Thomas, Talutha N\, 265
Thomas. William B., 668
Thompson. Charles E., 1011
Thompson, John A., 847
Thornhill, Arthur. 734
Thoroughness in the courses, 408
Those who joined the Sixth, 203
Threatened by Pawnee Indians. 185
Three judicial districts, 285
Three makers of Kansas history. 136
Three Wyandotte founders, 258
Third Kansas Batterv. 200
Third ward. 307
Thirteenth Kansas Infantrv. 197
Tiblow, 320
Tiblow ferrv, 320
Tiblow, Henry. 320
Timmerman, William. 891
To become a great university, 401
Topeka battery's loss, 221
Topeka Constitution, 138
"Topeka Tribune," 177
Total volunteers for Wyandotte county, 202
Town of real live men, 104
Town of Wyandotte, 362
Town organization, 92
Townships, 281
Township organization, 281
Townsite boomers, 92
Trails of the explorers, 1
Trant, James, 854
Traveling post office, 113
Travels of Moneachtape, 19
Treasurers, city, 309
Treasurers, county, 277
Treaty of 1866, 46
Treesand native flora, 490
Tremblv and White in swimming, 243
Trembly, William B., 243
Trower, Oliver B., 988
True, Lewis C., 508
Turner, 323
Turner, R. L., 736
Twelfth Cavalry's manv battles, 211
Twelfth Infantry, 197
Twelfth Regiment Volunteer Cavalry, 205
Twentieth Kansas Volunteers, 248
Twist.'john R., 788
Twist, William S., 852

"Underground" and war stories, 227
'' Underground Railroad,'' 227
Union Volunteers from Kansas. 189
United Zinc & Chemical Company, 485
Veale, Colonel G. W., 261
Wale, Colonel, heroic stand of, 218
Vegetable gardening, 499
Venard, Edward E., 714
Vermillion Sea, 3
Visit to the missions, 51
Wahlin, Anders L., 741
Waiting for an attack by Indians, 461
Wakarusa war, 139
Walker, Governor Robert J., 142
Wallula, 324
Walsh. Dennis, 769
Ward boundaries established, 306
Ward Hall and Industrial building, 407
Wards, 306
War stories, 227
Wars and wanderings of Shawnees, 29
Washington Boulevard Methodist Episcopal church, 346
Waters, James D., 868
Watson, Joseph F., 651
Webb, William H, 681
"Weekly Press," 428
"Weekly Spy," 427
"Weekly Sun," 428
Weir, Colonel, men, 204
Welcome to Governor Reeder, 132
Wells, Charles K., 514
West, John W., 950
West, Owen M., 612
"Western Argus," 424
Western boundary, debate on, 171
Western Terra Cotta Company, The, 891
Western University and Industrial School, 405
Wcstport a great trade center, 109
Westport Landing, 110
What killed old Quindaro, 106
When Cholera struck Kansas City, Missouri, 112
When Colorado was a part of Kansas, 170
When Kansas City was born, 110
When the Methodists were divided, 344
When the news of statehood readied Kansas, 157
When the old church hell rang, 351
When the townsite boomers came. 92
When the white settlers came, 88
When the Yankee Free State men came, 120
When Wyandotte became a city, 96
Whence came the name Kansas, 18
Where the Legislature met, 48
Where their spirit originated, 239
White church, 324
White. Edward, 243
White, George H., 1030
White, William Allen, on "The Old Insurgents," 164
Whitlock, Edna E., 889
Whitlock, John W., 889
Wiegers. August, 1043
Wiehe, (ius F., 554
Wilcoxen, Melinda, -14
Wiles, James P., 790
Wilkinson, Hugh, 584
Williams, Ernest D., 1029
Wilson's Creek, battle of, 190
Wilt, Anderson S., 592
Winship, William L., 892
Winters. William H., 1019
Wocstemever, Henrv F., 617
Wolcott, 324
Wolcott. Mary H. S., 267
Woman founder of library, 390
Woman's influence in the convention, 155
Wonderful map of Father Hennepin, 4
Wood, DeWitt C., 989
Wood, Watson F., 1006
Wood, William L., 844
Woodcock, Grant A., 699
Working in a blizzard, 187
Would make the Platte the boundary, 174
Wrav, Thomas W., 960
Willi, Henry F., 601
Wyandotte, the name, 1
"Wyandotte City Register," 424
Wyandotte Constitution, 146
Wyandotte convention, 146
Wyandotte convention cut off Colorado, 171
Wyandotte County Women's Club, 259
Wyandotte County Women's Columbian Club, 259
Wyandotte district court, first session, 287
"Wyandotte Democrat." 427
"Wyandotte Gazette." 84, 424
"Wyandotte Herald," 427
Wyandotte Hotel, 339
Wyandotte Medical Society, 421
Wyandotte township, 281
Wyandotte Wagon and Carriage Works, 555
Yankee Free State men, 120
Young. Arch A., 593
Young Tom Ewing's regiment, 196
Young Women's Christian Association, 342
Yunghans, Oscar, 783
Zane, Elizabeth, 76
Zane. Isaac, 91
Zugg, Clarence L., 577


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