EDWARDS COUNTY CENTENNIAL BOOK, 1873-1973 (This book is available online at Heritage Quest with a Kinsley or Kansas State Library Card OR with a subscription to Ancestry.com)  Page  (Picture denoted with *)
Advertisers 410-413
Agriculture 57
Air Port Hangar 74
Airplane 70*
Alpha Beta Delphia Club 77
American Legion 86,98
American Legion Post 225 42
American Legion Post 226 43
Antelope 61,67
Apache 2
Ardel 22
Arkansas River 6*,35,46,57,68,130,205
Arkansas Valley Town Company 7,41,47,120,178,182
Armistice Day Parade 12*
Attorney 65,79
Auto Service Newsom's 29
Automobile 69
Automobile Cadillac 12*
Automobile Sinclair Station 88*
Back Firing 61
Bakery 65,66*
Bakery Vienna 12*
Balsam Fur Tree (first in KS) 36,38*
Band Beck's Boys 178-184,179*
Band Kinsley Band 1902 405*
Band Lewis Concert member 196*
Band St Aloysiius 119*
Bank Belpre State 198
Bank Edwards County 200
Bank Edwards County Bank 7
Bank Farmers and Merchants State Kinsley 200
Bank Farmers and Mutual Kinsley 85
Bank Farmer's State Belpre 198*
Bank Farmer's State Fellsburg 199
Bank Farmers State Offerle 199*
Bank First National 53,84,85,197
Bank Home State Lewis 46,54,56,197*
Bank Kinsley 46,83,84,87,99
Bank Kinsley (Edwards Mercantile Bank 200,202*
Bank Kinsley Exchange 200
Bank Kinsley National (Beeler Bank) 200,201*,400
Bank National 85,97
Bank State Bank Centerview 24,199
Bank State Bank Lewis 46
Bank State Bank Trousdale 28,34,199
Bank Stockgrowers National Bank Wyoming 85
Bank-Robbery 198,203-204
Banks Railroads and Newspapers 197-209
Barber 64*
Barber and Beauty Shop Royal 79
Barber Shop Fellsburg 25
Barber Shop Trousdale 34
Baseball Jayhawk League 189*,190*
Battle of Cook Creek 1
Beaver 68
Bellefont 113
Belpre 40*
Belpre (named) 34,36,37
Bethel 21
Billiard Hall 63
Blacksmith 38*,55,61,62,66
Blacksmith Shop Baugher 17*,94
Blacksmith Shop Centerview 24
Blacksmith Shop Toops 38*
Blacksmith Shop Trousdale 28,31
Blizzard 210*,216*,217*
Blizzards 61
Board of Trade 86
Book Store Kinsley 97
Boot and Shoe Maker 66
Bowie Knife 3
Brickmaker 65
Bridges 6*, 7
Brower's Hall 111
Brown Township 15
Brown Township (formed) 6,15
Buffalo 1, 2,15,23,61,67,96
Buffalo House 4,13,83
Building and Loan Association Kinsley 82
Burials Files 78
Buried Treasure 44
Business Directory Edwards County 1920 89-93
Butcher Shop Wendell 23
Byers 33
Calvary, U.S. 1
Camp Lakeside 124
Cannonball Trail 23
Carnival Brodbeck 81,178
Carpenter 62,64
Carroll Brothers Lewis 88
Cattle 61,67,207*
Cemeteries in Edwards County 98
Cemetery Bethel 22
Cemetery St Nicholas 115
Cemetery Wayne Township Cemetery Association 98
Cemetery Zion Lutheran 108
Census 5,6,57
Centennial 398-399,400-404*,408-409*
Centerview 23,24,98,103
Centerview (Named) 24
Centerview Population 24
Central Service Station 71
Chamber of Commerce Kinsley 86,87
Charlet 22
Chatauqua Shows 42,43,178,180
Cheese Factories 96
Cherokee Strip 84
Cheyenne 7
Cheyenne Indian Campaign 1867 95
Chicago 37
Chicago Workingmen's Colony 4,13
Christian Endeavor Society 77
Church 100-126
Church Adventists Colony 27
Church Baptist Belpre 36
Church Baptist Kinsley 120
Church Baptist Lewis 46,47
Church Baptist Wendell 23
Church Belpre Baptist Church 109*
Church Belpre Christian Church 110*
Church Bethany Free Methodist 120*
Church Bethel Methodist Episcopal 121*
Church Catholic Offerle 41
Church Centerview Methodist 122*
Church Christian 36,84
Church Christian Lewis 46,47,54,111*
Church Congregational Christian 100*,400
Church Congregational Christian 17
Church Congregational Kinsley 100**
Church Congregational Missionary 13,15
Church Congregationalists 14,17
Church Episcopal 102
Church First Assembly of God 102*
Church Half-way Park 122
Church House of Prayer 106*
Church Kinsley Baptist Church 109*
Church Kinsley Bible Church 109
Church Kinsley Christian Church 110*
Church Kinsley Church of Christ 108*
Church Lewis Baptist Church 109*,110*
Church Lewis Christian Church 14,17,111*,112*
Church Lewis Church of Christ 108*
Church Methodist Centerview 93,103
Church Methodist Episcopal Wendell 23,36
Church Methodist Kinsley 14,17,85,122*,123**,126
Church Methodist Lewis 45,47,56,124*,125*
Church Methodist Trousdale 32
Church Nazarene 103*
Church of Christ Kisnely 122
Church of Christ Wendell 23
Church of the Holy Nativity Kinsley 102*
Church Our Redeemer Lutheran 106*
Church Peace Lutheran 106
Church Pentecostal Holiness 104,106
Church Presbyterian 14,17
Church Protestant Episcopal Lewis 45,57
Church Providence Trousdale 30,104*
Church Red Mound Friends 27,103,122
Church Roman Catholic 17
Church Salem Methodist 126
Church Seventh Day Adventists 27
Church St Anthony's Hanston 114
Church St Bernard's 36,113*
Church St Joseph's Offerle 113*
Church St Mary's 113,114*
Church St Nicholas 115*,116*
Church St Peter and Paul 114,116,117*,118*
Church Third Congregational District Convention 15
Church United Brethren 122,125
Church United Brethren Centerview 25
Church United Brethren Fellsburg 105*
Church United Methodist Belpre 120*
Church United Methodist Offerle 125*
Church United Methodist Trousdale 28,31,126*
Church Zion Lutheran 107*
City Hall *8,73*,74,78
City Park Lewis 48
Civil War 10*,25*,41
Clark Brothers 97
Coal 67
Coffee Shop Goodwin 87
College Haviland Bible College 32,34
Colorado 69
Comanche 2,27,61
Commonwealth 15
Community Players 184
Community Theater Trousdale 28
Contractor 66
Coon Creek 1,130
Co-op Offerle 42,43
Cooperative Exchange Kinsley 80
Corn 6*,14,15
Coronado 61,68
Country Women's Club 77
County (Named) 13
County Boundaries 13
County Public Highways Section Lines 15
Courthouse 20*
Covered Wagons 67
Cow Chips 61
Coyotes 61
Creamery Oliphant 24
Crescent 21
Crops 6
Croquet Court Centerview 24
Custer Massacre Wyoming 53
Cyclone 218*
Dairy 66
Decoration Day Celebration 187*
Delisle House 64
Democratic or Greenback Parties 15
DeMoss Building 87
Department Store Ehrlers 94
Department Store Spiegle 84
Depot 4
Depot Fellsburg 25
Depot Santa Fe  Lewis 45
Derailment 48*
Dispatch Riders 69
Doctors 61,64
Dodge City 69
Doodle Bug 27,33
Dr. Machins, K.K.K. Medicines and Extracts 12*
Dressmaker Shop Trousdale 28
Drilling Time 31*
Drug Store 5,56
Drug Store Building Porter 79
Drug Store Mosher 63*
Drug Store Rexall  87
Drug Store Wright Trousdale 28
Druggist 64
Dry Goods Store Kinsley 62
Dublin Church 36
Dudley Street in Belpre 38*
Dust Bowl Days 42,43
Dust Storm 219*
Early Scout 47*
Early Trousdale 28*,29*
East Elevator Centerview 24
Easy Washing Machine Company 99
Edwards & Noble 83*,84,93
Edwards block first brick building 16
Edwards Brothers 5,400
Edwards Brothers & Noble 83
Edwards Brothers and Price 83
Edwards County (formed) 5,13,61
Edwards County Courthouse 18,19*,88
Edwards County Fair Association 45
Edwards County Fair Trousdale 28
Edwards County Historical Society 23,84,86,93
Edwards County Hospital 87
Edwards County Leader 5,16
Edwards, Noble and Company 83
Edwards, Noble, and Marsh Building 4*,77
Ehrlers Brothers 84
Elevator Farmers 22,34,34,54
Elevator Gano 28,34
Elevator Middle Centerview 24
Elevator West Elevator Centerview 24
Eureka House 5
Farm Bureau 79
Farm Machinery 8*,9*,10*11*
Farmer and Breeder Kentucky 84
Farmers Cooperative Grain and Livestock Association 46
Farmers Institution Lewis 46
Farming 38*
Fellsburg 25,27,34,69
Fellsburg Pictures 26
Filling Station 71
Fire 61,75,76,78,130,135,163,186,205,212*,213*
Fire Company Northside 75
Fire Department Kinsley 75*
Fire Department Pumper Truck 75,76
Fire Department Rural 76
Fire Engine No. 7 33
Fire Truck 75*,76*
First Car in County 71
First Farmer's Alliance 4
First Fence 16
Firsts for Edwards County 99
Fitchburg 7, 22
Floats 406-407*
Flood 214*,215*,220*
Flour Mill Nettleton 22
Fort Larned 61
Fort Leavenworth 1
Franklin Township (Formed) 25,27,29
Fraternal Home and Land Association 7
Free Masons 16
Freemansburg 7
Freight 69
Funeral Home McKillip Memorial 82
Fur Brigades 68
Fur Trader 69
Furniture Store Cole 70*
GAR Post 22 Monument 15
Garey Iron Roofing Company 21
Garfield 34
Gem Hall 14,17
General Store 7
General Store Gents Ready to Wear Lewis 55
General Store Harry Lewis 119
General Store Offerle 41
General Store Ray Bros. Lewis 53,55
Geronimo 3
Golf Ground 88
Grain Elevator 38*
Grain Elevator Davidson Grain Belpre 36
Grain Elevator Fellsburg 25
Grain Elevator Miller 88
Grain Elevator Trousdale 31
Grain Warehouse 62
Grand Army of the Republic 16
Grasshoppers 15,22,36,61,211*
Greensburg 23
Grist Mill 16
Grocery Store 5,13,64,65
Grocery Store Centerview 24
Grocery Store Home Market 88
Grocery Store Kinsley 88
Grocery Store Lewis 55
Grocery Store Offerle 42
Grocery Store Skagg's Safeway Stores 88
Grocery Store Trousdale 28
Grocery Weidenheimer IGA 82
Gun Club Kinsley 97
Half Circle Box Ranch 84
Hardware Hanson & Hoffman Lewis 53
Hardware Store Belpre 35*
Hardware Store Centerview 24
Hardware Store Goldschmidt 94
Hardware Store Offerle 43
Harness Maker 63
Harness Shop Kindschi 3*
Harvest 6*, 7*, 8*
Hays City 33,69
Header Barge 43*
Historical Highlights  96-98,185-188
Hogs 15
Home Economics 34
Homestead Entry 13
Horse 69*
Horse Percheron 71*
Hotel American 63
Hotel Carlin 63,115
Hotel Centerview 24
Hotel Depot Hotel and Eating House 210,211
Hotel Grand Central Lewis 53
Hotel Grove Lewis 46,48*
Hotel Indiana, Wendell 23
Hotel Kinsley 13,66,78
Hotel Kinzey Trousdale 28
Hotel Offerle 41*
Hotel Ohio House 64
Hotel Park 102
Hotel Spence Lewis 45
Houses before  1910 221-232*
Hunr & Company 53
Ice Truck Oliphant Ice Truck 176*
Immigration Bureau 5
Implement McCormick-Deering Centerview 24
Implement Store International Trousdale 28
Improvements in Kinsley 1928 Graphic 87
Indian 2,6,7,15,61
Indian Massacre 44
Indian Motorcycle 71*
Industrial Club Kinsley 86
Insurance 66
Insurance Taylor and Sons 21,79*,83,87
Interstate Galloway Cattle Company 21
Investors Savings and Loan Association 82
IOOF Lodge Centerview 24
Irrigation Canals 97
Jewel Society 94
Jewelers Snatterly 79*
K.P. Hall 77
Kingsley 61
Kinsley 14,41,45,61,67,69,115,400
Kinsley (named) 5
Kinsley Automatic Telephone Company 73
Kinsley Main Street 174*-176*
Kinsley Township (formed) 4,6
Kirkfield 97
Knights of Columbus 119
Knights of Pythias 82,194*
Ladies Chorus Kinsley 180
Land Office U.S. 13
Larned 27,69
Larned-Pratt Center Mail Route 45
Lauber and Young Agency 71
Lawyer 5,64
Lawyer Wilson and Frame 87
Lawyer Yeatman and Wilson 14*
Lewis 7,23,34,45,46
Lewis Depot 72*
Lewis Pictures 48*,49*,50*,51*,52*,58*,59*,60*
Lewis, Price and Company 45
Library 77
Library Belpre 36
Library Henry Laird 38*
Light Plant Centerview 24
Light Plant Kinsley 72*
Lincoln township (Formed) 27,29
Lions Club Lewis 56
Litigation 16
Little Ticket Store 97
Livery Barn Blue Front Lewis 53
Livery Feed and Sales 39*,62,63,65
Livery Stable 71
Lo 6
Loan and Trust Company Kinsley 200
Logan township 23
Lone tree 7
Lord's Acre Program 124
Louisiana Purchase 68
Lumber Yard 5,13,61
Lumber Yard Centerview 24
Lumber Yard Company Coldwater 84
Lumber Yard Company Lindas Trousdale 34
Lumber Yard Edwards & Erwin 84
Lumber Yard Heath, Charlet 22*
Lumber Yard Offerle 41,43
Lumber Yard Robb-Ott 41
Lumber Yard Trousdale 28,31
Lutheran Hospital Association 107
Macksville 34
Magazine Press of Young American 128,209
Main Streets of Kinsley 97
Manufacturing Cross Manufacturing Lewis 57
Masonic Lodge 54,56
Massachusetts Colony 5,13
Mayor Commission Government 73
Meat Market 65
Meat Market McFarland Lewis 46
Meat Market Popps 93,177*
Mercantile Company Ehlers 200*
Mercantile Store Schnatterly 88
Mexican War 1
Mid-Way Park 23
Mill and Produce Company Kinsley 88
Millinery 65,77
Model Steam Laundry 175*
Monoplanes 70*
Morris Coover Building 18
Motel Quisenberry Cottage Courts 173*
Motor Company Alderhold 71
Motor Company Britton 71,88
Motor Company Kinsley 71
Motor Company Velie Automobile 71*
Motor Company Walters 71
Motor Company Weyrich  71
Mount Moriah Lodge 16
Mule Head Hill 41
Mullinville 21,35
Natural Disasters 210-220
Nettleton 7,17,22,97,98,130,203
New England Homestead and Colonization Bureau 5
New Englanders 13
Newspaper 5
Newspaper B-B Blizzard 210*
Newspaper Belpre Argosy 36
Newspaper Belpre Beacon 36,209
Newspaper Belpre Bulletin 18,35,36*,209
Newspaper Champion Wendell 23
Newspaper Edwards County 209
Newspaper Great Bend Tribune 182
Newspaper Hutchinson Herald 34,45
Newspaper Kansas City Star 99
Newspaper Kansas Staats-Zeitung 15,16,97,209
Newspaper Kinsley Enterprise 97
Newspaper Kinsley Graphic 5,7,16,18,45,77,70,87,97,178,180,182,204,209
Newspaper Kinsley Mercury 18,21,23,87,96,180,209
Newspaper Kinsley Mercury (Kinsley Graphic)  23,42,45,57,68,78,209
Newspaper Kinsley Reporter 5,14,16,209
Newspaper Kinsley Republican (Kinsley Graphic) 13,127,209
Newspaper Leader 14,75
Newspaper Lewis Press 18,53,209
Newspaper Lewis Scissors 97,209
Newspaper Lexington Herald, Kentucky 84
Newspaper Offerle News 209
Newspaper Offerle Promoter 209
Newspaper Public Press 16
Newspaper Republican 13,61
Newspaper Republican Graphic 97
Newspaper The Country School 209
Newspaper Valley Republican  (Kinsley Graphic) 16,22,97,209
Newspaper Wendell Champion 209
Oak Manor 78
Offerle 17,41*,42*
Offerle (Named) 41
Offerle pictures 40,42
Ohio City 21
Oil Home Oil Company Trousdale 34
Oketo Kansas 56
Old Settler's Picnic 70,80*,94,178
Old Timers Edwards County 233-244*
Old Timers Festival  191*-194
Omar Switch 21
Opera House Centerview 24
Opera House Flohr's 211
Opera House Kinsley 178,183*
Pack Mules 68
Painted House 13
Painters 64,65
Parade 5*,12*
Park Baugher 84
Patriotic Order Sons of America 16
Pawnee County 4,5,13
Pawnee Indians 61
Peketon County 4
Peters 5
Peter's City 5,14,400
Petersburg 4, 5, 6,13,14,61,115,127
Photo Gallery Durstine 35
Photography 66,68*,98,99*
Physicians 7
Pioneer Ancestors 245-396*
Pioneer Village 36
Pipe Lines 69
Plasterer 55
Playhouse Pasadena 77
Police Car 74*
Polson Bros and Jackson Lewis 52*
Pool Hall Fellsburg 25
Population 5
Post Office 5,14,79
Post Office Bamcock Trousdale 30
Post Office Belpre 36,37*
Post Office Bethel 21
Post Office Centerview 24
Post Office Fellsburg 27
Post Office Kinsley Second Class 73,78
Post Office Lincoln Township 27
Post Office Petersburg 5
Post Office Rural Free Delivery 46
Post Office Trousdale 28,29
Post Office Wendell 23
Postmaster 4,5,13,56
Power & Light Company 86
Power and Light United 24,77,88
Prairie Fire 42,43,67
Prairie Schooner 68
Pratt 27,69
Produce House Trousdale 31
Progress in Transportation 70
Pryor Grove 31
Rabbit Hunt 214*
Railroad 13
Railroad Anthony and Northern 24,25,26*,27,30,31,36,69,73,79,86,178,208*
Railroad Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe 4,13,22,27,41,69,86,96,98,115,204*,206,210*
Railroad Centerview 24
Railroad Chicago, Kansas and Western 4,13,35,69*,96
Railroad Kansas and ElPaso 96
Railroad Land Agents 62
Railroad Locomotive #3423 205*
Railroad Santa Fe 13,128,131,400
Railroad Services 1920 97
Railroad Station agent 13
Railroad Train Robbery 16,67,205
Railroad Wichita and Northwestern 27,33,88,208
Railroad Wichita Kinsley Scott City Denver 207
Rattlesnake Creek 35
Ray Kansas 67
Real Estate Main and Colony 74*
Reno County 13
Republican Party 15,23
Restaurant Harvey House 86,204,205,206
Restaurant Nettleton House  22
Rifles, breech loading 1, 2
Rockefeller Ranch, Sun City 83
Rotary Club Kinsley 80
Rumley Products Company 9*,177*
Santa Fe 68,204
Santa Fe Trail 44,61,68,95,397
Santa Fe Trail Dry Route 95*
School 5,7,16
School Arkansas Valley #47 43
School Badger Hill #19 61,150*,151*,152*,153*
School Belpre #34 157*
School Bethel 21,22,121
School Campbell #13 Lewis 45,129
School Center #40 27,131
School Centerview Rural High School District #4 24,163
School Colony #5 129
School District #2 Trousdale 34,129
School Districts 1920 164
School Eureka #32 31,131,155*
School Eureka House 105
School Evergreens #30 27,131
School Fellsburg High School 24
School Greendale 22
School Hodson #15 148*
School Hope #16 149*
School Jackson Township #37 161*,162*
School Kinsley #1 7,16,127,134*,136*,137*,138*,139*,140,141,      142*-146*,160*
School Kinsley Alumni 1891-1973 165-172
School Lakeview Trousdale 31,156*
School Lewis #35 56,132,157*,158*,159,160*,161*
School Lincoln 97
School Lincoln Grade 127
School Manual Training 134
School McClaren #15 Lewis 45,129
School Normal Institute 131,132
School Ostrander #11 Lewis 45,124,129
School Pictures 147*-158*
School Pleasant Valley #29/Nettleton #24 154*
School Pretty Prairie #17 27,129,133
School Red Mound #41 27,103,163*
School Salem 22
School Sandhill #50 163*
School St Nicholas 116*,119
School State Normal Emporia 67
School Sunnyside #31 27,131
School Trousdale #32 34
School Union #18 27,130,150*
School Vocational Agriculture 34
School Wendell #26 23,131
School Wildcat Trousdale 104,157*
Sellers & Hildenbrand 88
Senatorial Convention 15
Sheep 67
Shoe Shop Andress 18
Skating Rink Wendell 23
Snakes 97
Snow Storms 32,33
Soldiers' Monument 97
St John 34
Stage Ciacg 23
Stage Coach 61,68,69
Staples 31
Star Route 37,79
Sterling 69
Stockyards Trousdale  27*
Street Lights 73
Sugar Factory 97
Sun City Trail 30,68,69
Swimming Pool 74,88,93
Taft 22*
Tailor 63
Taxi 44
Telegraph 4,13,69
Telephone 69
Telephone Edwards County Mutual 46,48,55
Telephone Office Lewis 53
Telephone Office Trousdale 31
Theater Community 178
Theater Palace 82,178
Thompson Creek Road 30
Tinware Goldschmidt 7*,61,62*
Tonsorial 63
Tornadoes 42,43
Town and Land Company Kinsley 73
Treasure Buried Offerle 44
Trenton Township (formed) 6
Trousdale 27,28*,29,30,31,33,34,35,69,97
Trousdale Businesses 28
Turkey Creek 30
Vaughn 27
Veterans of Foreign Wars 86
Village Square Shopping Center, Dodge City 83
Wagon Maker 62
Wagon Train 44
Watchmaker 64
Water Tower 74
Wayne Township 45,56,127
Wayne Township Farmers Club 45
Wendell 122
Wendell Town Company 23
Wheat 15,32*,33,34,43,44*,55,69*,71
Wheat Belt Town Site 31
Wheat Belt Township Company 25,27,30
White Woman 13
Windmills 32,33,43,97
Windthorst 41,43,88,114
Wire Fence 84
Women's Club Kinsley 77
Woodman Hall 27
Zook 34