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Gazelle Camp of Emporia, Ks area of 1910-20's

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Re: Now looking for Rufus Edward Camp!!!

Posted: 21 May 2013 5:38PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bowman, Camp, Ellis
I have this information from my cousin who is a granddaughter of Gazelle Camp Bowman:
"Gazelle's parents were: Rufus and Ella (Ellis) Camp. They owned a mercantile store in Selma, KS (also in SE Kansas). Ella's parents were: John and Martha (Jones) Ellis. Like so many women of that era, Martha (born in 1838, in Greeneville, Tenn., married at age 15) endured hardships losing 2 husbands, first one to disease (two children), second one in the Civil War (one child), before marrying a third time, moving from Tennessee to SE Kansas in 1868, and having 8 more children! She was only 73 at death in 1911, in SE Kansas."
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Ken Farr 1 Aug 2000 10:31PM GMT 
Ken Farr 29 Aug 2000 1:26AM GMT 
dianalynn9261 21 May 2013 11:38PM GMT 
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