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McConn Family

File started by RKW years ago...he did not progress very far with it. Needs to be worked on. MAW
The McConn family moved from Arkansas City to Winfield in 1902. The family was composed of:
Horace, father        born
Minnie, mother born
Henry E., son         born
Mark H., son          born 1/14/1898, died 7/31/1967
Francis, dau.           Born
Grace, dau       born
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 4, 1880.
Mr. McConn and family arrived last week and will become citizens of our town. Mr. McConn intends to act as salesman in O. P. Houghton's store.
Arkansas City Traveler, July 6, 1881.
FOUND. A leather pocket-book. The owner can have the same by proving property and paying for advertisement. Call on T. V. McConn, at O. P. Houghton's store.
Arkansas City Traveler, July 6, 1881.
Will McConn, son of our townsman, T. V. McConn, who has been attending college for the past three years at Crawfordsville, Indiana, returned home last Wednesday. Mr. McConn has accepted the position as bookkeeper for R. C. Haywood. We all join in one accord wishing him success in his avocation.
RKW noted: Thomas V. McConn was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Company A of the 175 Iowa as a private.
Arkansas City Traveler, November 9, 1881.
Will McConn has been down sick for the past three weeks from an attack of typhoid fever, but we are pleased to state he is now progressing toward recovery.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 19, 1882.
W. V. McConn, of Arkansas City, a candidate for gospel ministry, was received in charge from the Crawfordsville (Indi­ana) presbytery. Wednesday evening, Rev. Wilson, of Pawnee Agency, a licentiate, and being examined for the admission to the ministry, preached his trial sermon from Luke, first chapter and fourteenth verse. About thirty-five ministers and twenty elders are in attendance. Courant.
Arkansas City Traveler, December 27, 1882.
MARRIED. W. V. McConn and Miss Posy Walker were married at the residence of Mr. S. B. Reed, in this city, last evening. We did not learn of the event till we were on press and consequently have only space to extend the usual congratulations.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 3, 1883.

MARRIED. On Tuesday, Dec. 26th, 1882, at the residence of S. B. Reed in this city, Mr. W. V. McConn to Miss Emily Walker, Rev. S. B. Fleming officiating. The ceremony was witnessed by a few friends, and passed off very pleasantly. The TRAVELER office was remembered by a bountiful supply of delicious cake, for which we return thanks, and at the same time extend the happy couple our best wishes for their future happiness.
Arkansas City Traveler, March 28, 1883.
BIRTH. Born in this city, on Thursday, March 22nd, 1883, to Mr. and Mrs. T. V. McConn, a son.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 15, 1884.
MARRIED. Married on Thursday evening, October 9, Horace G. McConn and Miss Minnie Baugh. The happy young couple have our hearty congratulations and best wishes for future happiness and prosperity.


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