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Lincoln County Kansas
BIOGRAPHY
Resources

Biographies, stories of people's lives, appear all through the Lincoln County Kansas webpage. Here are some of the sites where you can find biographical information on Lincoln County residents:

LINCOLN COUNTY KANSAS BIOGRAPHY PAGE
Biographical information taken from books and donated by researchers like you. Check these out and donate a biography of your Lincoln County relative!

BUILDERS OF LINCOLN COUNTY
A series of articles by Thelma J. McMullen entitled Hats Off to the Builders of Lincoln County containing biographies of: W.J. Berryman, Mr. J.W. Biggs, Cheney-Lewis Families, Dr. Sarah A. Cole, Mrs. Eva (Trask) Crawford, Mr. Grant Crawford, Dr. H.M. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Hancock, Zacariah Theodore Heminger, Columbus C. Hendrickson, John Riley Hendrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Herman, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hurlock, Mr. and Mrs. E.A. McFarland, Mr. Phillip Noon, J. Albert Smith, Mrs. Jessie (Gilpin) Smith, Mrs. J.K. (Crawford) Stevenson, Mr. Alfred Webb Woody.

LINCOLN COUNTY KANSAS STORIES PAGE
Includes biographical stories by and about a number of Lincoln County residents.

SOUVENIR HISTORY OF LINCOLN COUNTY KANSAS
An online edition of the 1908 book, including chapters on Medicine Man for biographies of medical professionals in Lincoln County; Roll of Honor for information on prominent settlers; Resources with two biographies of county businessmen.(After June 1, these might not be available, but I'm working to fix these links so don't give up!)

LINCOLN COUNTY BIOGRAPHY SECTION of an online edition of William Cutler's 1883 book HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KANSAS found on the University of Kansas' Kansas Collection site.
Included here are: George W. Anderson, E. B. Bishop, Charles J. Brown, W. W. Davis & Son, N. C. Fancher, George W. Finch, Emerson Hammer, Hiram Hammer, Ed M. Harris, S. O. Hinds, Herman Holcomb, Frank N. Kinney, Geo. M. Lutes, Lou A. Minx, M. Robertson, A. M. Robinson, Ralph A. Thompson, H. A. Trask, and Walter S. Wait.

LINCOLN IN 1913
A special edition of the Lincoln Sentinel gave details of life in Lincoln. Some sections with biographical information are: Lincoln physicians; Lincoln restaurants and grocers; Lincoln government; Lincoln's famous citizens; Lincoln real estate and insurance brokers; Lincoln services; Lincoln lawyers; Lincoln merchants.

DR. SONGER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
A 1981 article from the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican on the retirement of a long-serving and beloved Lincoln County physician.

Lincoln County biographies found in the 1918 edition of A STANDARD HISTORY OF KANSAS AND KANSANS. Found on the KSGenWeb online digital library page. (After June 1, these might not be available.)
Includes biographies on: Henry Chase Bradbury -- A. R. Buzick -- Ira C. Buzick -- John Calene -- William H. Cheney -- Winslow Cipra -- Michael Joseph Healy -- Frederick William Herman -- George Harrison Hower -- Carlton M. Lounsbury -- James A. Lounsbury -- Theodore H. Polack... family members in Lincoln County: Behrhorst and Riekenberg -- Benjamin Rees -- Edward J. Ryan -- Otto W. Shelksohn

PENNSYLVANIA SETTLERS REUNION
An article from 1895 about Lincoln Countians attending a reunion of settlers from Pennsylvania that was held in Salina. The story includes many names and the county of origin in Pennsylvania.


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