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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Ernest Von Quast, a physician born in German in 1853 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1883.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Wilson, a physician born in Iowa in 1863 and raised in Lafayette County, Missouri before coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a medical student.

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Noel, "president of the local school board of the Plum Grove district" with residence "upon the farm, which was the old Major & Russell ranch, having made his home here since...

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Joel Wells, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1855 and moving to Johnson County, Kansas in 1882. Description of his father, John Wells (1826-1893), a Santa Fe freighter...

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Reverend John Emerson Roberts, or John Roberts, "minister of All Souls church of Kansas City." Born in Ohio in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as pastor of "the First Baptist...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Stubbins Watts, "[t]he well known miller on Indian creek" in the South Kansas City village of Dallas, Missouri. Born in Saint Charles County, Missouri in 1838 as a son of Anthony...

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Clay Merriman, a physician born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City about the 1880s, with residence at 2511 Forest Avenue.

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Pryor, "postmaster and merchant of Buckner, Missouri." Born in Crawford County, Missouri in 1832 and moving to Sibley, Missouri in 1853 as a store clerk before moving to Buckner...

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, former Missouri state treasurer and Jackson County treasurer living in Independence. Born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Civil War before becoming...

11. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of W. H. Pittenger, a farmer in Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in Ohio in 1835 and serving the Union in the Civil War (under General Ulysses Grant at the Battle of Vicksburg)...

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. R. P. Waring, "health officer of Kansas City." Born in Virginia in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 as a physician before being appointed city health officer in 1890, "introduc[ing]...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Daniel Peerson, or John Peerson, a "merchant, dealing in general hardware and agricultural implements in Oak Grove," Missouri. "[B]orn in Sniabar township, Jackson county, November...

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Rieger, a lawyer born in North Carolina in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1876, becoming mayor of Westport and "president of the Bank of Westport" before retiring to his...

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Henry Wollman, a corporate lawyer and legal author (contributing articles to the North American Review magazine) of Kansas City. Born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1858 and coming to...

16. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Phelps, "deputy county clerk, Independence, Missouri." Born in Illinois in 1855 and moving to Independence in 1885 as a lawyer before aapointed to his present (1896) position...

17. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Mark Edgerton, "ex-dean and professor of materia medica in the Kansas City Homeopathic Medical College," born in New York in 1854 and moving to several towns before arriving...

18. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of John O'Grady, "of the law firm of Harkless, O'Grady & Crysler," born in Ireland in 1850 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1888.

19. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. C. F. Wainright, a physician and medical scientist. Born in Lewis County, Missouri in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1890, becoming a professor at "the University Medical...

20. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Newton Vaughn, a farmer born in Jackson County in 1845 and becoming a Santa Fe freighter during the Civil War.