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Allen, Frank S. biographical sketch 1930

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Allen, Frank S. biographical sketch 1930

Ann (View posts)
Posted: 21 Feb 2002 10:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
I have a book entitled "Biographical Sketches of El Dorado Citizens" by R. H. Fisher. it was published by Thompson Brothers Stationery & Printing Company, El Dorado, KS in 1930. There is quite a bit of information about the town itself, as well as historical events of the town. Following is information from the Index. If you think it may be of help to you, please contact me.

Index

History of El Dorado: the Correct name and What it Signifies; Founders Settle Lively Controversay; First Settlement, May, 1857; The Old Conor Farm; Early Settlers; Butler County Organized, 1857; Named for Sen. A. P. Butler of south Carolina; Chelsea, first Countyseat; First Business House, Sunday School, Newspaper, Election, Etc.; El Dorado Selected as Countyseat; Pioneer Life; Passing of the Pioneers; the Drouth of 1860; Horsethieves Hanged; Grasshopper Year, 1874; Farm and Livestock Development; Advent of the Railroads; Oil and Gas discovered; Sumary of City's Importance

Early Recollections (martin Vaught): Drouth of 1860); the First Postoffice; Countyseat "War;" Tornado of 1871; Old Chelsea; Primitive Election; "Pegleg" Morton and Other Picturesque Pioneers; Reminiscence

Early Days in Kansas (Mrsl Alvah Shelden): Trip From Emporia in Covered Wagon, 1869; Arrival in El dorado; Coridal Welcome at Bronson Home; Douglass Sixty Years Ago; Amusements and Other Diversions; Homesteaders Arrive; Horsethieves and Terror Era; Group Hangings and Indian Threats; Pioneer Schools and Romance

Biographical Sketches: (see list of names below)

El dorado Today: Location; Business Volume; Table of Facts; Oil Production and Refiners; El Dorado Schools; The Churches; Business Organizations; Civic Clubs; the Newspapers; Hazford place Herford Herd; Public Buildings; The Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital; Kafir Corn Carnival; Patriotic Organizations; Women's Clubs

By Way of Forecast

Index of Biographical Sketches includes the following names:

Adams, J. B.
Aikman, Judge G.P.
Allen, Frank S.
Atherton, Giles R.
Benson, Judge George J.
Benson, William F.
Blakeman, Sidney
Bradford, Robert H.
Bronson, Daniel M.
Byrd, Frank M.
Cliford, S. R.
Clymer, Rolla A.
Connell. O.J.
Coutts, Judge J. Hall
Cron, Frank H.
dillenbeck, Dr. f.E.
Ellet, Gen. Alfred W.
Ellet, Ed. C.
Frazier, N.F. Sr.
Frazier, Nat F.
Frazier Ray E.
Frazier, Seth
fullinwider, George F.
Haberlein, A.G.
Hamilton, Judge A.L.L.
Hazlett, Robert H.
Helling, T.A.
Houston, W.J.
Hughes, Goerge A.
Hull, t.A.
Joseph, sen. J.D.
Kirkpatrick, J.W.
Loomis, R. Clayton
Mannion, T.P.
McCaughan, C.M
McGinnis, Walter F. Sr.
McIntosh, S.T.
Mooney, Judge Volney P.
Munson, M.S.
Nuttle, charles r.
Paulson, Peder
Penwell, C.M. (Tim)
Pielsticker, Fred A.
Powell, J.C.
Purcell, Sherriff Newt
Ramsey, George A.
Robbins, W.E.
Sandifer, James H.
Selig, C.H.
shelden, Alvah
Shelden, Chester C.
Shriver, W.I.
Skelly, W.G.
Smith, C.F.
Songer, Harvey
Stone, W.E.
Summers, E.O.
Taliaferro, R.Y.
Tanner, J. Earl
Teter, James W.
Thompson, C.E.
Thompson, Frank R.
Thompson, Roy A.
Thompson, W.A.
Tolle, George
Truman, J.C.
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Ann 21 Feb 2002 5:49PM GMT 
mdawson 18 Apr 2013 10:23PM GMT 
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