Showing posts with label Moses Lashbrook. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Moses Lashbrook. Show all posts

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Sunday's Stories, 52 Ancestor Weeks, Week # 25, Sheridan Lashbrook

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This is week 25 of my participation Amy Johnson Crow's, once a week challenge to blog about one ancestor a week, tell their story, biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on that one ancestor. More about the challenge can be found at her Blog, No Story Too Small.

Sheridan (sometimes found in family tradition and official records as Sherman) Lashbrook was born about 1863 to Moses Lashbrook and his second wife, Chestina (nee Lush) Lashbrook.  Some sources indicate he was born in Joliet, Will County, Illinois.  I question this, but continue to search for truth, or proof.  His parents were married January 26, 1863 in McHenry County, Illinois.  Joliet is about 90 miles from Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois, not too far to have moved. Further research may give me some hints here.

Sheridan was found with his parents in the 1870 US census for Harvard, McHenry County, Illinois.

It appears that he is enumerated twice in the 1880 census, as we find him with his parents in the 1880 US census in Fairfield District, Harlan County, Nebraska and Sheridan Lashbrook  is also found in the 1880 US census for Alma City, Harlan County, Nebraska, age 15, servant/laborer, born Illinois, father born New York, mother born Canada, he was living with the Suiter family.

In 1885  we find Sheridan enumerated with his parents in Orleans Village, Harlan County, Nebraska

At some point many members of the Moses Lashbrook family move to the Kansas City area.  They seem to move back and forth between Kansas and Missouri.

On October 3, 1888 we find a marriage indexed in the "Kansas Marriages, 1840-1935" for one Sheriden Sashbrook, born 1866 and Rosatia I. Eastman, born 1872.  They were married at Wyandotte, Kansas.  Nothing more is known about Rosatia.  Note the spelling Sashbrook, that darned handwriting, I see Lashbrook on the document, don't you?

Sheridan is found in the following city directories:
     1893 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan, r ss W'port ave 1st w of Mill (living with his father, Moses).
     1895 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan, team r 3041 Wyandotte, living at the same house hold are Herbert, Isaac, and Moses Lashbrook.
     1896 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan, team r 2309 Main, living at the same address is Ernest, Herbert, Jas. and Moses Lashbrook.
     1897 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherd, team r 2114 B'Way, also living at the same address are Ernest and Moses Lashbrook.
     1898 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan, foreman AM Ice Co. r 1819 Walnut
     1899 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherman, team r 2540 Jefferson, also living at that address are Ernest and Herbert Lashbrook.
     1900 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherman, team r 128 2 33d, also living at that address are Ernest, Herbert and Moses Lashbrook.
     1903 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherd, stableman r rr 1523 Wyandotte.
     1905 Kansas City, Missouri: Shirden grading contr 36th sw cor Brooklyn.
     1906 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan grading contr 3603 Brooklyn.
     1907 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan lab r Agnes ne cor 37th
     1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan Contractor For Grading and Excavating 2739 Gillham rd.
     1910 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherd contr rear 2749 Gillham rd.
     1911 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherd contr rear 2749 Gillham rd.
     1912 Kansas City, Missouri: Sherd contr 2749 Gillham rd.
     1914 Kansas City, Missouri: Sheridan r 2749 Gillham rd.
     1915 Kansas City, Missouri directory:  Sheridan, lab AA Nicol Heating & Plumbing Co., r Rosedale.

I currently have not found Sheridan on the 1900, 1910, 1920, or 1930 census enumerations.

Sheridan's obituary was published in the Tuesday, March 28, 1938 issue of the Kansas City Times, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri:
     "LASHBROOK - - SHERIDAN LASHBROOK, Mr. Lashbrook, 1602 S. 7th st., K.C., Kas., passed away March 26, 1938, aged 74 years.  Services will be held Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. (time very hard to read) at The Chapel on Paseo at Brush Creek Blvd and 9 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic church, 58th and Swope parkway.  Interment St. Mary's. Rosary will be recited Monday, 8 p.m."

There is no stone on Sheridan's grave at Mount St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery.

Wish list for Sheridan: Census reports.  Death certificate.  Photo.  Discover what happened to Rosatia.

* Additional source data can be obtained by contacting me, see the right hand column for a yahoo email address.

** 52 Ancestors Weeks Button courtesy of Amy Johnson Crow.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Bureau of Land Management Maps For Land Patents

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So, the Bureau of Land Management has maps in their Land Patent section of the web site.

Who knew??  Well, I didn't.  Sweet stumble.  I'm busy!

The maps can be made with more or less detail.  I'll be comparing where these Lashbrook's properties are located in relation with each other.  I know these are all related and I know the relationships, but, there is ONE in Nebraska in Harlan County that I am most anxious to compare.  Maybe a hint?  Maybe not.

So, did you know the BLM had these lovely maps/tools??  If so, why didn't you tell me!  (Just kidding!)


Friday, May 21, 2010

Every Once in a While, They Fall Out of Somewhere

Yesterday afternoon, after a long cemetery stomp, lunch with friend Mary, and shopping, I came dragging in the house.  Catching up on my email I found a note from cousin Anne, referencing some records on the FamilySearch site.  I eventually went to see what she was talking about and ended up fussing with this and that, not really looking for anything in particular.  I'll fess up, it has been a few weeks since I have done any serious research, other matters have been taking preference.

For some reason in my fussing I did a search in the Kansas marriage data base, searched Lashbrook and found:

Henry O. Yeager, born 1867 married to Carrie Lashbrook born 1874, married April 4, 1890 in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas. (No image is available.)

Next I wandered over to Illinois records, marriages, deaths, births.  WHY??  Because I have this Carrie Lashbrook, born about 1875.  Her first hubby, has remained nameless on my data base for years.  By 1910 she is married to a Edward Sheehan.  So, after snooping around in these 3 data bases I find:
  1. Death in 1911 for a Charles E Yeager, parents listed as Henry Yeager and Carrie Lashbrook.  Ok, this is interesting, as Carrie and Edward Sheehan have a child Charles living with them on that 1910 census and my notes indicate that I felt this Charles was NOT a Sheehan child.  Per 1910 census: Charles [Sheehan] was 16 and born in Kansas. 
  2. Marriage for Edward Sheehan and Mrs. Carrie Yeager in 1905 in Cook County, Illinois.  Yep, this works for me too!  Can you see the genie happy dance starting??
  3. Death for Carrie Elizabeth Sheehan in Cook County Illinois in 1922 (a date I had been considering for quite a while and needed to verify with a document/image.  FamilySeach now has 1922 Cook County Illinois deaths online!  Now I am doing the full genie dance, or at least as full as I can muster up after all that cemetery stomping and shopping.
This is how the record is indexed (note, I have removed any fields that have no data in them):

Name: Carrie Elizabeth Sheehan
Death Date: 19 May 1922
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Female
Race (Original): w
Race (Standardized): White
Death Age: 48y 8m 21d
Birth Date: 26 Aug 1873
Birthplace: Harvey Illinois
Spouse: Edward Sheehan
Father: Moses Lash Wask
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother: Christina Lush
Mother's Birthplace: Nebraska
Occupation: housewife
Street Address: 214 w 43rd
Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Cemetery: Mt. Olivet
Burial Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Burial Date: 20 May 1922
Film Number: 1378964
Digital Folder Number: 4005232
Image Number: 960
Reference Number: cn 13521
Collection: Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922

Issues with indexed data: 
  1. Birthplace, Harvey Illinois, not bad, sorta close, she was born in Harvard Illinois, that is McHenry County.
  2. Father: Moses Lash Wask, OKKKKKK, her father is Moses Lashbrook, and he was not born in England, he was born in New York, but BOTH of his parents were born in England.
  3. Mother's Birthplace: Nebraska, nope, mother, Chestina, Christina, Tina (and several other spellings) was born in New York.  However, the family did live in Nebraska for a few years, Moses, Chestina and a houseful of kids.
Now, here is the document image (image was darkened by Moi, I felt I could read it better this way):

Remember you can click on the image for a larger easier to read view.

Several of my items of concern, are written the same as they are indexed, place of birth, does read Harvey.  However, I did find at least 2 other points to ponder, Moses Lash Wask, nope, make that Moses Lashbrook.  I am having trouble understanding how his name got indexed as Lash Wask.  The index shows death on May 19, and I see May 17.

No matter, I have been looking for Carrie for well over 10 years, I guess if you wait long enough, they fall out of somewhere - - -

Excuse me, I got a bit of genie dancing to do here. 

* (Discovered this AM in review that the death certificate informant for Charles Yeager was one Carrie Lashbook.)

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