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Kansas in1854was a land of open prarie.Here they came from all over to take advantage of the settlements with opportunities!Free and cheap land provided by homestead act and the railroads attracted many.Agriculture remained the occupation,until1920.The homestead act was passed in 1862by Congress!Most people settled where people of same descent settled.Having a neighbor of same culture came in handy when you needed a helper or companionship.Blacks started a a new town called Nicodemus.After civil war andbefore1890population increase by greatest amount in history.Immigrants came from Europe.Some children were abandon or homelessThe children's Aid society of New York operated Orphan Trains!1854-1929-Of the 150,000 children that left New York nearly 5,000 of them were adopted by families on Kansas.By the end of1800German speaking people formed the largest immigrants in Kansas.Many others came from Volga River in Russia.They called themselves Volga'German or German Russia.Russian Swedish pioneers who moved to central Kansas in1800 Framtidslandet'(The Land of the Future!Many left Sweden when starvation threatened.Sweedish encouraged their family and friends to join them in Kansas!Mexicans came to Kansas to work on the railroad.They found work in the sugar beet production.Mexicans settled in Sw part of Kansas!The HMOnG originally lived in the mountains of southern ChinaThey were pushed into inhospitable lands,From growth of The Han Chinese civilization!This resulted in exodus of Hmong to nations of the south.The Hmong of Laos fled the country after Vietnam war.Some of them settled in southwest of Kansas in the1970s.America has always been a land of opportunity!Kansas with its diverse heritage is a great state of opportunity for pioneer life and even today ,Kansas is enriched by the diverse immigrants!Sources for this came from Kansas Historical Society!
I have found a William Campbell who was born in Hopkins co Kentucky!March 11th1833-Son of William CampbellDied March10th1900-children are Sarah J. Widow of Archibald d.Young.Is this the right family because I can't find one married to a Carrie Tasker??
Parents of Kathleen Anderson are Robert Charles Tasker And Kate Turner .She was born in Sheffield U.K.1891Wife of Hugh Henry Anderson married June16th1928 in Congregational Church,Newton NSW Austrailia other of private Dau.1930-1980-Died1980 in Randwick ,NSW.Australia!
I am coming back to my hobby after a holiday break.To make a long story short I am still excited over a little rid bit we happen to find out.My cousin is Robert Gilbert he resides in Fort Mill S.C.My husband was watching a show called moonshiners when he said come here look who's on here!Their stood my cousin Robert Gilbert.He sold the sugar to them moonshiners and exited to go back in the store.Now no one knew he was even going to be on their!We all enjoyed seeing him and never dreamed what a good actor he made!I talked to his sister and she said they didn't know .Well it's been a good end to2012!
I really spent a long time looking for answers to my Ray family!I found E.M.Ezekiel Ray born June 1860 in Alabama married a Mary Lawrence 17th of August1878 in White County Arkansas .Children were Willie Born1879-James born1882 -Jesse. 1887-Phaty girl born 1888- In1897 a Mary Ray marries Edward P.Sutherland White County Arkansas.List the same children as Zekes Here is what I found ,Evie Dickerson Wax Page Born October19th,1877 Died 1956- Evies death records are as Mcpherson. ,She is buried as page with her 1st husband!Monroe County Kentucky Parents are William Eldridge Wax Margaret Ann Carter .Albertus Green'Bert' Page December 10th 1899 -Willie Ray Checking dates.-Clova Lee1901--1984-married Clint Bray-Roxie Ann 1904-1961-married Willie Mccue. Albertus Bert died in Indianapolis Indiana in1907- Buried in old MT.Herman Cemetary. Benjamin Nicholas McPherson in1912 Children are Clarice Dake 1913-2004- Infant boy 1914-1814-Jessie Marrs 1916-1916- Hughie 1917-2001Della Ruth 1914-1941-unmarried.Burial Old punt Hermon Cenetary Tompkinsville Kentucky.Albertus Green 'Bert' Page born July3rd 1870 Died June14th1907-Born Monroe County Kentucky.Died in Indianapolis Indiana.Son of Samuel Harrison Page and Sarah Jane Moody , Evie Dickerson Monroe County Kentucky ,Children were-Willie Ray 1900--1982-Clova Lee 1901marrued Clint Bray Roxie Ann 1904-Married Willie Mccue.Kentucky marriage.Name Bert Page Spouse Evie Wax Marriage Date 10December 1899-County Monroe Kentucky.Evie remarries after Bert's Death.And is buried as Page in this Cemetary.Double marker with Bert Although her name at time of death was Evie McPherson .Burial Tompkinsville Monroe County Kentucky.USA. James Ray Chandler war war 11-1882-Called old mans draft registered men 45-64 years old .Given name Janes Ray surname Chandler-Birth 4October 1882-Race white-birth city Warren -Birth State Indiana This original date is from national archives. Found Jesse Ray 1887-1974-baby girl 1873-William Edgar 1874-1924-Charles Arthur 1876-1951Harry Aubert 1878-Olive WinfreyMilligan 1881-1908-Maud 1883-1883-Frank Earl 1885-he went by Earl-Jesse Ray 1887-1974-James Ora1889- Harvey Clyde 1891-1966-He went by Clyde.Annie Marie Harding-Which Lead me to Anne Marie Travis Morehart Birth July 30th1966-Death March31st 2012-ZDied Saturday 5:48 PM.at Bridge Hospice car center Findley Born in Marion Ohio.She is the Daughter of Ned E.Travis,Marion And Reginia M.(Tucker)Travis Hilliard.Married on September 5th 1998-To James Morehart in upper Sandusky.He survives in CareyStepmother also survives Shelia Travis ,Marion.Maternal GrandmotherLibby Tucker Dublin,Mother and father in laws James and Joan Morehart ,Mccutchenville and Hardd and Joanne Traxler Galion ,Two sisters Kathryn (Doug)Hoffman Plano,Il,and Christine Travis Philadelphia Pa.1984 Graduate of Marion Harding H.S.Associate Degree in accounting From :Columbus State Community College.She was a certified quick books advisor 'Nicknamed 'Warden 'In reference to her strict codes .Fan of good music and enjoyed dancing!Bravly fought a battle with Lipsarcoma!Funeral April 5th Thursday,2012.At 11:00 AM.burial bethel cemetery near Mccutchenville ,OHio.Note for Harley:Anne was one of my students at St.Mary school in Marion Ohio.It was my first year teaching and she was a fine student!God Bless!
Charles Richard Tasker Born 9th of May 1922W.N.Z.Died 25th of July 2001-79 Years old Married EileenRona (Née Coleman Born 22nd of May 1923-Died August 2001-Arthur and Ruth Taskers Children!
Charles was born in W.N.Z.Married Eileen Coleman!Tasker Charles Richard!.I seem to have wrote wro g dates down could use a look up!
We left off with John Vennell Tasker born 29th Of June 1927.WanganuiN.Z.Died 11th of June1995-2weeks of 68 years.Married Cameron Josephine-Tasker Robyn Alexander Born unknown Married Beryl Cooper-Tasker name is on the end of Robyn Alexander Tasker-Annie Joyce Tasker Born04July 1923in Wanganui ,N.Z.Died8-7-1998-Kathleen Beryl Tasker Born unknown Married Stanley Henderson-Joseph Thomas Tasker. -Married Valda Robinson-Mary Edith Rae Tasker married Leonard Richardson. -Anne Josephine Tasker married Donald Abbott- Annie Joyce Tasker 04 July1923Wanganui N.Z.-Died 8-7-1998-Palmerson hospital North ashes buried Kevin Gryo 75 years old-married Troy Robert- Rita Dorothy Tasker married Ronald Arthur Rush. - Nancy Margaret Tasker married Allan Work- Emma Clara Tasker (twin with Ruth)born08May 1920 Wanganui died1996Age 76- Married Bertie Sumter-
Just thought I would touch base and throw one at you!I came across a name John and Caroline Davis Tasker.The obituary was on a Helen Irene Burrell ,90 of kitiller.We are talking Maryland?Died Friday Jan.28th2000at Garrett co.Hospitalborn Dec.24th1909Walnut bottom.She was the daughter of John and Caroline Davis Tasker.proceeded in death by James Burrell.That Davis name was listed in John Gulleys family!May have wrong Gulley!James Davis Gulley Born 11dec.1902choctaw nation Indian Territory!died 30april1985 Parmer county Texas!
I know I get sidetracked when I'm researching .Here is a story that is a little chilling but yet unusual.Here I go along reading about N.Z.What a gorgeous place .I came upon this story of an interesting gentleman.His name was William Tucker .William was a British convict who was always into mischief.William was born16May 1784-Died-December1817-William traveled a lot and could be found passage on a lot of ships.What is he most remembered for ?Starting a retail trade of human heads!At 2:30 in the morning that is I guess my Halloween Boo!