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Peter Seacat

                                                     Pleasant Valley Township.
Pleasant Valley Township 1874: Peter Seacat, 53; spouse, Catherine, 46.
Pleasant Valley Township 1874: Charles Seacat, 28. No spouse listed.
Kansas 1875 Census Pleasant Valley Township, Cowley County, 3/1/1875.
Name                           age sex color    Place/birth Where from
Peter Seacat                 54  m     w      Indiana       Indiana
Catharine Seacat          45  f       w      Virginia       Indiana
Charles Seacat       25  m      w      Indiana       Indiana
Penelope Seacat           23  f       w      Indiana       Indiana
Decta Seacat                21  f       w      Indiana       Indiana
Thornton Seacat           19  m      w      Indiana       Indiana
Porter Seacat               15  m      w      Indiana       Indiana
Fountain Seacat            14  m      w      Indiana       Indiana
Cassius Seacat       12  m      w      Indiana       Indiana
Blanche Seacat         9  f       w      Indiana       Indiana
Florence Seacat              6  f       w      Indiana       Indiana
Pleasant Valley Township 1875: Peter Seacat, 54; spouse, Catherine, 46.
Pleasant Valley Township 1875: Charles Seacat, 26; spouse, Penelope, 23.
Pleasant Valley Township 1875: Decta Seacat, 21.

Pleasant Valley Township 1878: Peter Seacat, 57; spouse, Catherine, age not given.
Pleasant Valley Township 1878: Charles Seacat, 31; spouse, Penelope, age not given.
Pleasant Valley Township 1878: Decta Seacat. Age not given.
Pleasant Valley Township 1878: Thornton Seacat, 22. No spouse listed.

Pleasant Valley Township 1879: Peter Seacat, 58; spouse, Catherine, 50.
Pleasant Valley Township 1879: Chas. Seacat, 32; spouse, Minerva, 24.
Pleasant Valley Township 1879: Thornton Seacat, 23. No spouse listed.

Pleasant Valley Township 1881: Peter Seacat, 60; spouse, Catherine, 53.
Pleasant Valley Township 1881: Charles Seacat, 33; souse, Minerva, 26.
Pleasant Valley Township 1881: Thornton Seacat, 25. No spouse listed.

Pleasant Valley Township 1882: Peter Seacat, 61; spouse, Catherine, 54.
Pleasant Valley Township 1882: Charles Seacat, 34; spouse, Minerva, 27.
Pleasant Valley Township 1882: Fountain Seacat, 21. No spouse listed.
Pleasant Valley Township 1882: V. Thornton Seacat, 26. No spouse listed.
                                                  FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Arkansas City Traveler, May 16, 1877.
MARRIAGE LICENSES. The following are the marriage licenses issued by the Probate Judge during the months of April and May.
John Devore and Penelope Seacat.

Arkansas City Traveler, May 23, 1877.
JUDGE DEVORE, the first Treasurer Cowley County ever had, lately married Pennyroyal Seacat. It is not the first instance, however, of a man marrying a cat, but they are generally of the wild species.
Winfield Courier, September 20, 1877.
The following persons are elected delegates to the Republican convention at the Courthouse next Saturday. Pleasant Valley. T. J. Harris, Chas. Seacat
Arkansas City Traveler, April 17, 1878.
CIVIL DOCKET: Chas. Seacat v. S. E. Hostetter et al.
Winfield Courier, August 8, 1878.
                                 PLEASANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, August 3, 1878.
The voters of Pleasant Valley Township met pursuant to call at the Odessa Schoolhouse, their usual place of voting. The meeting was called to order and S. H. Sparks elected chairman and C. W. Pittinger, secretary. Wm. D. Crawford, C. W. Pittinger, and C. Seacat were elected delegates to the county convention; Joel Mason, S. H. Sparks, and Alfred Bookwalter as alternates. C. W. PITTINGER, Secretary.
Arkansas City Traveler, August 28, 1878.
CIVIL DOCKET. SECOND DAY. Charles Seacat vs. Sarah Hostetter, et al.
Winfield Courier, December 26, 1878.
MARRIED. MARK - SEACAT. On the 8th inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, by the same, Mr. John M. Mark and Decta Seacat, all of Cowley County.
Winfield Courier, September 11, 1879.
Committee on credentials reported the following named delegates entitled to vote in this convention; which report was adopted.
Pleasant Valley: Henry Harbaugh, Chas. Seacat, Z. B. Meyer, W. D. Crawford, Sampson Johnson.
Winfield Courier, February 17, 1881.
PLEASANT VALLEY: Trustee, A. A. Becker; treasurer, D. Gramm; clerk, C. S. Seacat.
Winfield Courier, February 16, 1882.
OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK, WINFIELD, KANSAS, JANUARY 7, 1882. Among other proceedings had by the Board the following claims were acted upon as follows.
PLEASANT VALLEY. A. B. Becker, Judge: $3.60; W. A. Ela, Judge: $2.00; J. J. Beach, Judge: $2.00; Charles Seacat, Clerk: $2.00; Jerry Camp, Clerk: $2.00.
Winfield Courier, July 27, 1882.
DIED. Catharine A., wife of Peter Seacat. Born April 7th, 1828; died July 18th, 1882. Aged 54 years, 3 months, and 17 days.

Deceased was born in Virginia, and at the age of ten moved with her parents to Indiana, where she remained until 1872, when she removed with husband and family to Cowley County, Kansas. She was one of the first settlers of Cowley County. She leaves a husband, mother, nine children, and an innumerable host of friends to mourn her departure. J. W. G.
Winfield Courier, March 1, 1883.
DIED. Charley Seacat, living south on the Walnut, died last week. His death resulted from a severe attack of the measles with a kind of pneumonia following.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 17, 1883.
Recap Land Office Notice. Notary Public, G. S. Manser, Winfield. Claimant: John H. Himes. Witnesses: E. D. Raze, V. T. Seacat, William Tousley, and F. Seacat, all of Winfield.
Winfield Courier, May 1, 1884.
Miss H. Trezise closed her six months term of school at Red Valley Thursday, April 24th.The school has been well attended this winter with an enrollment of fifty pupils. Among the number are the following, who never whispered during the term: Etta Race, Alice Barricklow, Agnes Thomson, Ida DeVore, Ada and Joe Sallee, Alex Thomson, Zobeide Easterday, Wm. Tousley, Florence Seacat, Wilber Duncan, Ola Whistler, Robert DeVore.
Winfield Courier, May 8, 1884.
Please accommodate a subscriber of your paper by inserting the following.
“Miss Trezise closed her six months’ term of school at Redd Valley on last Thursday evening with a grand exhibition.
Stump Speech: C. Seacat.
Winfield Courier, October 2, 1884.
CLASS I.—FRUIT. WINTER APPLES. Best display Heaths cling peaches, A. Thineman, 1st; W. L. Seacat, 2nd.
                                                       SOUTH BEND. “O. V.”
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 5, 1885.
Porter Seacat will go to Clark County to improve his claims.
                                                       SOUTH BEND. “G. V.”
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 12, 1885.
Thorn Seacat and John Himes are visiting Clark County friends.
                                                       SOUTH BEND. “G. V.”
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 3, 1885.
Mr. Peter Seacat is recovering from a severe spell of fever. For a time his life was almost despaired of.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 29, 1885.
The reporter mounting a steed sallied forth early Friday morning to take an inventory of the improvements and new buildings which have gone up since the season opened, and the ones under construction at the present time. Being rushed, we are satisfied many have been overlooked. The valuation given is below the market value rather than above. The following list we know will surprise our own citizens.
Charley Seacat, residence: $1,000.00.
                                                             PETIT JURORS.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 4, 1886.

According to the “statoots,” Sheriff McIntire and Justices Buckman and Snow have drawn 36 jurors to serve at the April term of the District Court as follows.
Fountain Seacat, Pleasant Valley, was on the list of jurors called.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 15, 1886.
                                                           DISTRICT COURT.
Thursday was entirely taken up in empaneling a jury in the Henry Mowry murder case from Arkansas City. The regular venire, with six talesmen, were exhausted in selecting the following jury: G. W. Hosmer, H. O. Brown, Fountain Seacat, J. D. [?] McMains, W. S. Caster, C. W. Dover, W. Drury, Henry Chitwood, D. W. Frew, S. Bonifield, J. G. Anderson, and L. Conrad. Jennings & Troup, of this city, and W. E. Stanley, of Wichita, are counsel for the defense, and Henry E. Asp and County Attorneys Swarts & Webb conduct the prosecution. Mr. Asp is in the case from the fact of this case having come up under his regime as county attorney. He will also assist in the Marshall case. The case in hand is a big one, with a woman at the bottom of it—a case the facts of which have numerously appeared in THE COURIER and with which all are familiar, making a rehash of the evidence unnecessary. The mother of the prisoner, a fine looking old lady, with his brothers, W. D. and Al., occupy seats within the railing and exhibit deep concern. The woman in the case, Mrs. O. F. Godfrey, and husband are here from Chicago, to where they recently moved. There are two dozen or more witnesses in the case and its trial will probably occupy a week or more.


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