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White, John Barber
Martha Humphreys Maltb...
Nettie Thompson Grove
John Barber White
A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson
This 11-page paper includes in narrative form a history of William McMillan Thompson and his son Joseph Smith Thompson. The family had Scottish origins, came to America and were involved with the Mormon...
A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets
Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...
A President's Family Tree
Kansas Citian Flora Boldridge discovers that she can trace her roots back to Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings. She believes that she is the only descendent of them living in Kansas City.
A Visit in Platte County History
Photo and article about "the second oldest home in Platte County," the "home of Missouri State Representative Meg Harding" in 2001. Built (the original part remaining) in 1837 "by David Johnson" (1814-1887),...
Description of the dedication of the "Kansas Room at the Antioch branch" of the Johnson County Public Library (Kansas) by the Friends of the Library "including a gift from Eleanore Sheley."
Advice of Couple Tracing Family Lines--'Don't Discount Handed-Down Legends'
Article about the genealogical research by the author and her husband, Hilary Bush, a former candidate for governor of Missouri, about their family histories, with a photo of Claire Grantham Bush.
Albert Gallatin Boone Genealogy
File contains photocopies of records of Boone family history from writings in a Bible, with photos of Albert Boone.
Andrew Sublette: Rocky Mountain Prince, 1808-1853
Chapters of the book about the genealogy of the family of Andrew Sublette (1808-1853) and his brother William Sublette (1799-1845), mountain men from Kentucky and Missouri descended from French Huguenots....
Auto-Biography of Anna E. Charles Krueger, Jr.
Autobiographical article about Anna E. Charles Krueger, Jr., or Anna Krueger, tracing her family ancestors to their arrival in Westport, Missouri in 1849 from Germany.
Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician
Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator
Biography of James Wesley Hurse (1866-1935), Minister
Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor
Biography of Lafayette A. Tillman (1859-1914), Barber, Soldier, and Policeman
Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader
Biography of Rev. Samuel W. Bacote (1866-1946), Minister
Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator
Genealogical information about the Boone family in the Kansas City area descended from explorer Daniel Boone, tracing its roots to emigrants George Boone, the grandfather of Daniel Boone, and others, from...
One of the oldest cemeteries which exist today in the Kansas City area with many Daniel and Rebecca Boone descendants.
Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum
February 26, 2008
A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...
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