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  BEARDSLEY, Granville & Malana Stone (NY)
  BRYAN, Elisha & Margaret Garrison(NY)
  BRYAN, Isaac & Sally_____(NY)
  BRYAN, Jacob B & Maria Clark(NY)
  BRYAN, William W. & Jane Viehl (NY)
  CADY, Andrew & Sarah Hibbard (NY)
  CALHOUN, Samuel V. & Verlinda Dawson (PA)
  CAMERON, Charles & Caroline Beardsley (MI)
  CARD, Varnum & Rosetta E. Hatch (IN)
  COLEMAN, Hezekiah & Elizabeth Belew (SC)
  COLEMAN, Jarret & Mary___ (SC)
  CONN, Isaac & Docia Coleman (GA)
  DAWSON, George & Narcissa Dawson (PA)
  FICKLIN, Cleo & Ruby Conn (TX, OK)
  FICKLIN, Francis IV & Molly Windham (Al, MS, TX)
  FICKLIN, Francis III & Mary Polly Young (SC, MS)
  FRANK, David & Louisa Hornette (PA)
  GRIFFITH, James & Mary Elizabeth Hall(MD)
  GRIFFITH, Joseph & Catherine [Burson] (OH)
  HAGAMAN, Charles & Harriet Stone (NY)
  HARRIS, William B. & Elizabeth Hibbard
  HATCH, Bronson & Elizabeth Stone (NY)
  HENDERSON, James & Nancy Dean (MS)
  HERR, Uriah Clayton & Lillian Painter(PA)
  HIBBARD, Alexander Boardman (NY-CA)
  HIBBARD, Charles H. & Marie J.Osborn (NY)
  HIBBARD, Enoch & Sally Stone (NY)
  HUNT, Lewis M. & Caroline Hagaman (NY)
  HUDSON, George & Frances J Hagaman(NY)
  KNICKERBOCKER, Henry & Caroline West
  LOWELL, John Jarvis & Elizabeth Beardsley (NY)
  MORTON, Joseph & Jemima Harrel (VA)
  NEWKIRK, George and Margaret Johnson (PA)
  PAINTER, Samuel & Katherine Frank (VA)
  REED, David and Elizabeth Pletcher (PA)
  REID, Rueben and Mary Anne Raye (OH)
  STONE, Enos Sally Bronaugh (Mrs.)
  STONE, Oringh & Elizabeth Mabee (NY)
      see also STONE descendants
  VAN RENSSELAER, Robert & Emily Hibbard
  WEST, Addison (NY-CA)
  WEST, Charles and Ella Calhoun (MO)
  WEST, George & Mary A.Stone (NY-MI)
   WEST, Frederick A. & Lydia H.Corliss (NY-MI)
  WEST, John & Clarissa ___ (NY,IA)
      see also WEST, John Solon IA
  WEST, Orson & Catherine Griffith (NY-MO)
  WEST, Orson & Olive Stone (NY-MI)


Westerly Journeys

Two West Family Bibles

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Anderson, J.M.
Baily, W,H.
Beardsley, Granville
Beardsley, Malania birth, marriage
Bell, Minnie
Bertram, N.H.
Bowman, Anna (1) (2)
Bowman, Ed.
Brodie, Lizzie
Brodie, Robert
Bronough, Sally Mrs.
Burgess, May
Brodie, Lizzie
Brodie, Robert

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Calhoun, Carrie
Calhoun, Ella Beaver birth, marriage, death
Calhoun, Eva
Calhoun, Jew.
Calhoun, Mary (1), (2)
Calhoun, Rosebud (1), (2), (3)
Calhoun, S.V., birth, marriage, death
Calhoun, Verlinda Dawson birth, marriage, death
Canfield, Lucy
Cole, Rin
Corliss, Lydia
Darst, Jennie
Davies, Ida
Dawson, Verlinda birth, marriage, death
Dixon, Lucy
Duncan, C.A.

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Ervin, Adda
Ervin, Ida
Ferguson, Cloa
Ferguson, E.C.
Ferguson, R.J.
Thomas Rigdon
Garrett, Charlie May birth, marriage
Garrett, Ernest
George, W.H.
Hagaman, Charles
Hagaman, Harriet Stone birth, marriage
Hariss, Lana Leota
Harrelson, Lizzie
Hatch, Bronson
Hatch, Elizabeth birth, marriage
Herr, Jewel marriage, death
Hetrick, Henry C.
Hibbard, Enoch
Hibbard, Sally Stone birth, marriage
Hirons, A.R.
Hirons, C.C.
Hirons, John
Hirons, Lizzie
Hirons, Molly

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Kingsbury, Frederick
Kingsbury, Caroline Stone
Knickerbocker, Caroline West birth, marriage, death
Knickerbocker, Henry J.marriage
Knickerbocker, Oringh S. birth, death
Kruse, Barbara Sue
Kruse, Marjorie West birth, marriage
Kruse, Walter F.L.
Larswell, Mrs. E.C.
Lathrop, Elizabeth
Mabee, Betsy marriage death
Mallory, J.A.
McCoy, Will
McCrary, Ruth Ann
Miller, W.H.

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Neptune, Eva Calhoun
Neptune, J.P.
Neptune, James Beauregard
Newbold, W.J.
Newman, Charles
Newman, M.D.
Oakes, Elmer E.
Pitts, George T.
Pool, Josie
Porter, E.A.
Powers, Mrs. Lydia
Price, Sallie
Prunty, Clara
Riley, Lavina
Robinson, Ollie
Robinson, T.T.
Rockwell, W.R.
Rose, A.J.[?]
Russell, W.G. (1), (2)

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Sander, Marion A.
Schulte, W.H.
Shade, John Henry
Shearer, A.V.
Shearer, Annie
Simmons, D.T.
Spangler, Mary E.
Spangler, Susan W.
Stone, Betsy Mabee marriage, death
Stone, Caroline
Stone, Eliza
Stone, Elizabeth (Betsy) birth, marriage
Stone, Enos birth, marriage
Stone, Enos, Sr.
Stone, Eunice C.(See Caroline Stone)
Stone, Harriet birth, marriage
Stone, Malania birth, marriage
Stone, Olive birth, marriage, death
Stone, Orringh marriages, death
Stone, Orringh, Jr. birth, death
Stone, Sally birth, marriage
Stone, Sally West birth, marriage, death
Stone, Sarah
Stone, Theodore birth, death
Tracy, Elizabeth marriage, death

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Unknown, Anna
Unknown, Charles
Unknown, Della
Unknown, E.B.
Unknown, H.M.
Unknown, J.W.N.
Unknown, Kiti
Unknown, Lee Ann
Unknown, Lizzie
Unknown, Mag. W.[?]
Unknown, Mary B.
Unknown, Nettie H.
Unknown, Roxy

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Waring, Cora
Waring, Lydia
Werner, William J.
West, Addison birth, death
West, Alfred Lynn birth, marriage, death
West, Alvah
West, C.H.
West, Caroline E. birth, marriage , death
West, Charles O. birth, marriage 1, marriage 2, death
West, Charlie May Garrett birth, marriage
West, Cora Verlinda birth, death
West, Danial (b.1749), marriage, death
West, Danial (b.1780), death
West, Elizabeth(b.1735)
West, Elizabeth (b.1776), death
West, Elizabeth (b.1788), death
West, Elizabeth Lathrop marriage
West, Elizabeth Tracy marriage, death
West, Eleazar
West, Elijah
West, Ella Calhoun birth, marriage, death
West, Enos birth, death
West, Eunice (b.1745)
West, Eunice (b. 1797), death
West, Frederick A. birth, marriages
West, Frederick V. birth, marriage, death
West, George
West, Hannah
West, Ira birth, death
West, Jewel Herr marriage, death
West, Lucy
West, Marjorie birth, marriage
West, Mary
West, Nelson
West, Olive Stone birth, marriage , death
West, Opal R.
West, O. C. birth, death
West, Orson birth, marriage, death
West, Pelatiah (m. 1734)
West, Pelatiah (b. 1793), death
West, Prudence
West, Sally birth, marriage, death
West, Susanna
West, Thomas birth, death
West, Zerviah (b. 1743)
West, Zerviah (b. 1777), death
Wilson, Mrs. J.P.
Wood, William
Wright, S.F.

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Bible Pages of the Stone and West Families (Tolland CT, Lee, MA, Brighton, NY, Calhoun Co. MI--and beyond) --Anonymous Source

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The following records are transcribed from a photocopy of Bible pages sent to the author by the Landmark Society of Western New York. In an attempt to track the source of these records, the author has sent dozens of letters to various historical and genealogical organizations and individuals in the Rochester, New York area. So far no one can identify the source. From the handwriting in the records it appears that most of the entries were written in one hand all at once. Therefore most of them have come from some other unknown source. However several of the last death entries are in another hand, making it seem as if the Bible was originally maintained by one of those individuals--probably Olive Stone West, Orson West or Caroline West Knickerbocker. View a sample page.
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The photocopies have been severely marked up, presumably by staff at the Landmark Society. Those annotations have been omitted from this transcription except for certain marks that may have been inserted on original pages. These I have put in [brackets].

[p. 1, col. 1]:
Sally Stone Aug. 25th 1795 
Olive Stone Jan. 13th 1799 
Elizabeth Stone Sept. 5th 1804
Malania Stone Dec. 12th 1800 
Harriet Stone Dec. 20th 1806 

Oringh Stone [Jr]  Aug. 3rd 1808 
Enos Stone Nov. 17, 1810 

Theodore Stone Nov. 14th, 1813    
Eliza S. Stone March 26th 1818 
Eunice C. Stone Sept. 16th, 1816   

[p. 1, col. 2]:
C.H. West Apr. 1st 1806 

[p. 2, col. 1]:
Elizabeth West Sep. 17th 1735
Susanna West Mar. 28th 1737
Eleazar West Nov. 9th 1738
Hannah West Mar. 28th 1741
Zerviah West Aug. 2d 1743
Eunice West Apr 30th 1745
Elijah West Mar 7th 1747
Danial West July 22d 1749
Prudence West June 1st 1751
Mary West June 30th 1753
Frederick A. West Dec 9th 1818
George [Adelbert] West May 14th 1820
Addison West Oct. 14th 1821
Nelson West Dec 234d 1824
Enos West Sept 20th, 1830
Caroline E. West May 27th 1834

[p. 2, col. 2]:
Elizabeth West Feb 28th 1776
Zerviah West April 4th 1777
Thomas T. West Sept 21st 1778
Danial West Aug 1st 1780
Lucy West May 12th 1782
Sally West Feb 25th 1784
Ira West May 24th 1786
Elizabeth West March 18th 1788
Orson West Jan 4th 1791
Pelatiah West Feb 26th 1783
Alvah West June 21st 1795
Eunice West June 27th 1797
Oringh S. Knickerbocker Sept 22d 1854

[p. 1, col 1]:
Peletiah West   
     & Elizabeth Lathrop Dec. 5th 1734
Danial West    
     & Elizabeth Tracy Sept 22d 1774
Orringh Stone   
     to Betsy Mabee 1792 
     Second Marriage to  Sally West July 24th 1814  
     Third Marriage to Lavina Riley May 5th 1820
Orson West   
     to Olive Stove Feb 19th 1818

[p. 1, col 2]
Sally Stone     
     to E. Hibbard May 28th 1815
Malania Stone    
     to Granville Beardsley July 10th 1823
Betsy Stone    
     to Bronson Hatch Oct 23rd 1834
Harriet Stone     
     to Charles Hagaman June 1st 1835
Caroline E. Stone    
     to Frederick Kingsbury Sept 11th 1838
Enos Stone    
     to Mrs. Sally A. Bronough 1853

[p. 2, col 1]:
Frederick A. West  
    to Ruth Ann McCrary March 16th 1842 
    Second marriage to Lydia Corliss 1847

[p. 2, col 2]:
Caroline E. West  
     to Henry J. Knickerbocker June 1st 1853

[p. 1, col 1]:
(Surname not give for the next 9 Wests)
Elizabeth Jan 17th 1785
Danial May 2d 1809
Sally Feb 20th 1819
Eunice July 10th 1816
Elizabeth Jan 25th 1827
Ira April 2d 1832
Peletiah Feb 6th 1836
Thomas March 1842
Zerviah August 25th 1844
Betsy [Mabee] Stone Jan 14th 1814
Theodore Stone July 27th 1814
Enos Stone Senr Sept 4th 1815
Sarah Stone consort of E. Stone August 5th 1818
Oringh Stone Junr May 13th 1834
Oringh Stone Senr April 2 1839

[p. 1, col 2]:
Elizabeth consort of Danial West Senior June 6th 1817
Danial Senior Oct 8th 1834
Lucy Canfield May 2d 1864

Family of Orson West
Enos West June 27th 1832
Addison West Nov 22d 1849
Caroline E. Knickerbocker October 14th 1862
Orson West Oct 25 1869
Olive West March 18, 188_ [7 or 9?]

[p. 2, col 1]:
[p. 2, col 2]:

H. J. Knickerbocker family
Orringh S. Knickerbocker August 1st 1856
Caroline E. Knickerbocker Oct 14th 1862



Presented to Mrs. Chas. O. West
Chas. O. West
Dec. 25th 1890,Denver Colo.

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O.C. West, Briton
S.V. Calhoun, Hookstown, Beaver Co. Penn, Apr 22,1835 Verlinda C. Dawson, Col. Co. Ohio, Aug. 26, 1831 Chas. O. West, Quincy, Adams Co., Ill, Sept 29, 1862 Ella B. Calhoun, Col. Co. Ohio, Oct. 18, 1862 Frederick Vincent West, Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colo., Nov. 29, 1890, 11:30 am Cora Virlinda West, Edgewater, Jefferson Co., Colo., Nov 21, 1892, 11:30 am
Marjorie Kathryn West, Boulder Co. Colo., May 6, 1896, 9:30 am Alfred Lynn West, Kansas City Mo., Sept. 30, 1901,3:15 am Charlie May Garrett, Boliver, Mo., May 8, 1878
DEATHS Virlinda C. Calhoun, Wichita, Kansas, Nov. 11, 1879 S.V. Calhoun, Rich Hill, Mo., Apr 22, 1904 O.C. West, San Francisco CA,, April 8, 1901 Cora V. West, Rich Hill Mo., Jan. 12, 1898 Ella B. West, Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 1st 1912 Chas O. West, Kansas City, Mo, June 16th 1932 Barbara Sue Kruse11, Kansas City, Mo, Sept. 29, 1946 Jewel Herr West, Palo Alto, Calif, Feb. 20, 1955 Frederick Vincent West, K.C. Mo, Nov. 4, 1963 Alfred Lynn West, Seattle WA, March 20, 1993, 4:38 am pst Eva J. Calhoun Neptune died at age 62 in Nevada MO, about 1927

S.V. Calhoun & Virlinda C. Dawson, Oct. 6, 1859 Chas. O. West & Ella B. Calhoun, Kansas City, Mo. Oct. 8, 1889 Fred V. West & Lana Leota Hariss, Kansas City, Mo, Oct. 14th 1913 Marjorie K. West & Walter F.L. Kruse, Kansas City, Mo, Nov. 3rd 1915 Chas. O. West & Charlie May Garrett, Kansas City, Mo. March 21, 1917 Alfred L. West & Jewel K. Herr, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 29, 1926 [Marriages and births of living descendants deleted for privacy]

MRS CHARLES O. WEST (1862 - 1912)

who lived in:

by Marilou West Ficklin
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NOTE: Transcriber's notes are [bracketed]. Format and indentation approximates the originals

Autograph Album [#1]
of Ella Calhoun, 'Christmas Gift 1879'.

Wellington Kan Jan 4th/80 "Be thou my friend forever blest Have friends selected from the best Have all the sweethearts you desire but be my sweetheart for this hour Will A. McCoy

Wellington Kansas February 16th 1880 When you cast your Eyes upon this little leaf, think of the one that pencilled the words, for what is man that thou art mindful of him for he is only as a flower, for he soon fades away. Yours Respectfully W.H. Baily

To Miss Calhoun. Look on a love which knows not to dispair But unquinched [sic] is still my better part dwelling deep in this shut and silent heart As dwells the gathered lightning in the cloud Yours, truly. S.F. Wright

Elkhart Jan. 25-1881 To Ella. Outside of my family, My favorites are few; One of them is Minnie F, Another one is "U". Sumner Kan. Jno. Hirons.

Dec 19th 1880 To Friend Ella For many miles divide us, And you I cannot see Remember oh Remember Who wrote these lines to Thee A.R. Hirons

Sister Ella Forget me not Forget me never And I will be Your sister forever Jew.

Friend Ella, View Use Back to return. Will you remember me, when you are travling on the L.L. & G R. (J?) Ferguson

Sumner Kan. Feb 26th 1881 To Ella The rose of the valley may wither The flowers of the forest decay But friendship shall bloom forever When all other charms fade away. Your friend Molly Hirons

When this you see, remember me, tho many miles apart we be, and if it be I shall see your face no more, I trust in eternity to part no more. my loving friend Ella Mary B.

Wellington Kan Jan 4 1880 Ella, Darling dont forget me If in future we must part- Don't forget your little bonnent Who loves you with all her heart Sister Carrie

Jan 1st 1880 Wellington Kan Lifes lifes journey is short. daily are some stopping off leaving us, and going never to return We follow on Mrs. Lydia Powers

To Ella So many wishes from others I see I am sure you are entitle [sic] to one from me. A.V. Shearer

Feb 19th 1882 Sister Ella, If scribbling in books, Remembrance secures, With the greatest of pleasures, I'll scribble in yours. Rosebud

Reflections are cast on all we meet. For our countenance is an index of the soul. And love is one power to defeat and keep mankind under perfect contrast [?] D.T. Simmons

Fall from the bilows [?] into the deep, Fall from the mountains, rocky and steep Fall from the starry courts above, But never, oh never fall in love. I fear my advise to you will all be lost-- for alas, it is too late, Very truly your friend, Kiti Sumner Dec. 19, 1880

Sumner Kan Feb 25th 1881 You will find girls a caution Wherever you go But Schoolmarms in particular Are a very bad go To Ella Cahoun [sic] The above is most respectfully inscribed C.C. Hirons

Sumner Kans Feb 25th 1881 "To Ella" When far away Do not forget A naughty girl That once you met. Ever your friend, "Lizzie"

February the 18th 19__ Forget me not, Forget me never, Till the sun, Shall set forever. Think of me Friend Ella Lizzie Brodie

Alas! Alas! I am so dumb,
I cannot write in your album.

"Life is short
	      Time is fleeting"

And if it be that I shall see Your face on earth no more I trust that in eternity We'll meet to part no more J.P. Neptune

Remember me and beare in mind A truthful friend is hard to find The path of sorrow and that alone Leads to a place where sorrow is unknown Anna Bowman

"Procrastination is the thief of time."

"North Muddy School"
Rich Hill Mo. 1881-82
Bates Co. Mo.
E.C. [Ella Calhoun]

Elkhart School,
Sumner Kans, 1880-81
Sumner Co. Kans.

Independence School
Wellington - 1881
Sumner Co.

They say I shall forget thee,
But that can never be,
'Twould be as vain as to control,
The deep and boundless sea
{June 26 1881}

Orie Kan. 15th 1881 [sic] Forget me not Forget me never. Till yon bright sun shall set forever Your Friend Clara Prunty Remember me

Happy Christmas glowing message written with a pen of love graven on our hearts forevertill we meet in heaven above--- Cloa Ferguson (July 15th 1881)
Wellington Sumner Co Kansas Nonsense o'er the world is sown But common sense like corn is grown T.T. Robinson [above verse is written backwards] in haste

Willow Branch School
Arthur, Mo. 1884-84
Vernon Co.
(Ella Calhoun)

"Economy is the sure road to wealth"
Ella Calhoun
Bates Co, Rich Hill, Mo.

Autograph Album [#2]
of Miss Ella Calhoun, Wellington Kans.
July 25th 1881

The higher the moon climbs above, The fairer and brighter it beams, The older you grow my dear love The fairer and brighter you seem. Roxy Wellington Kans Aug 12th 1881

Hello Roxy H.M. Aug 12, 1881.

Sept 4th 1881 Sister Nellie Had I the power to carve or print Thy future dearest friend 'Twould be fair and ever bright Unclouded to the end Sister Mary Rich Hill Mo

August 12 1881 To My Friend Ella Peace be around thee wherever thou rovest May life before Thee one summer's day bind all That thou wishest and all that thou Loveth Come smiling around thy Sunny Way Lydia Waring Wellington Kans.

Dec the 31 = 81 Carbon Center Vernon Co When in the west the sun is setting | and your mind from care is free | and | you are thinking of your loved ones | then Will you not think of me Robert Brodie

August the 7 1881 Here is this book of memory dear, My pen I'll try with out fear, If these lines you chance to see, Remember they were written by me. Forget me not, Forget me never, Till yonder sun shall set forever Henry C. Hetrick Wellington

Forget me not Forget me never Till the sun Shall set forever James Beauregard Neptune

To Ella
When pleasant hills divide us And you no more I see, Remember it is Annie Who often thinks of thee, Annie Shearer March 19-3-88

Rich Hill March 19 1880 We sigh for erthly [sic] homes And treasures transient as day But how lightly our thoughts will linger On our home that is far away Your Cousin and Friend, Ollie Robinson

Friend Ella: Friends must meet and friends must part, For months and perhaps forever. Forgetfulness may do its part, But I will forget thee never. Your Friend March 20th 1889 J.W.N.

August 25 1881 Don't forget me Ella Dear. Though the days be dark and dreary Don't forget me Ella Darling But always think me near Marion A. Sander

Rich Hill Mo Feb 18th -82 Of all sad words of tongue or pen, The Saddest are these: "It might have been" Ella - Your Friend. Ed. Bowman

As sure as your wedding day, A broom you I will send. In sunshine use the brushy part, In storms use the other end. Sallie Price

At home Rich Hill Mo Feb the 22 -82 Ida Ervin is my name single is my station. Bates County is My Dwelling place Christ is my salvation. Think of me Miss Ida Ervin

Long may you live, and happy may you be, loved by all, but most by me. Feb 18th 1882 At school William Wood

Forget me not, Ella, C Rich Hill Mo Feb 22nd Oh! many a shaft at Random sent, Finds mark, the archer Little meant. And many a word at Random spoken, Will soothe or wound a heart that's broken. Would be remembered from your friend Anna Bowman

Howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble, to be good-- Kind hearts are more than coronets And simple faith, than Norman blood-- Kansas City J.M. Anderson

Rich Hill Mo March 17 1883 At home Friend Ella. 'Twas innocence, the maid divine, Who kept this volume bright and fair, And saw that no unhallowed line, Or thought profane should enter there; Susan W. Spangler

W. H. Schulte Wellington Kas July 6, 1888

Rich Hill Mo July 9, 1882 To Miss Ella How appropriate the album memory's own book! Where, in after years we may read words written by friendships pen. So receive these lines as memory's token, and when re read, may they recall some pleasant moments of your life spent at Rich Hill, and associated with them the name of your friend, Lizzie Harrelson

Pencil Sketch of cabin View Use Back to return W.G. Russell '87 6/27/87

Stop that hiliarity! [sic]
When ribbon is only 7 yds for 35 cents --
New York

Ella, Our acquaintance of more than a year, Has made me a friend of yours, both true and sincere. I hope this friendship will not end, no never But that both may be the others friend "forever" As you Journey through earth's bowers May your pathway be strewn with flowers, And may you love Jesus, with a love none can sever, And he will be your best friend forever and ever E.A. Porter, Rich Hill Mo June 9th 1881

Rich Hill Mo Feb 23 82 Friend Ella Whose Joys, so fast together flow Their haste e'en makes their passage slow Earth holds no other like to thee, Or If it doth, In vain for me Black eyes bespeak a lively heart Whose soft emotions soon depart The blue a steadier flame betray That burns and lives beyond a day. E.B.

Rich Hill 2-25/86 You will observe I've changed this relic. from off the pages perhaps less true, as regards the Parobel, [sic] eyes of black & those of blue. I would as I have changed the emblem, change the real; dear with you! And should those soft Emotions Soon depart; Mine would sure reflect them back to you Charles [? or J.L.L.S.]

7/9/1882 Miss Ella. Let one Jewel in memory's casket bear the name of Della. Rich Hill, Mo.

Friend Ella, When your toil some day is o're May its departing ray Be calm as this impressive hour And lead to endless day Your Friend Lee Ann Rich Hill June 4, 84 At Home

W.H. George Wellington Kans Sep 4, 88

Friend Ella - [Written in Shorthand] View (Use Back to return) Wm. J. Werner Wellington, Kansas July 6th 1880

Wellington, Ks. July 6th/88 For old acquaintence sake This my signature make W. J. Newbold

RichHill Feb the 23 1882 Desire not to live long but to live well, How long we live not years, but actions tell. Remember me Adda

Rich Hill Mar 19th 1882 Sister "Nell" Remember me, when death shall close My eyelids, in their last repose, When evening breezes gently move The grass, upon your sister's grave. Mary.

"Miss Ella" A Line of writing Oh! what shall it be? A token of friendship, From Billy to Thee. Feb. 22nd 1882 W.H. Miller

Wellington KS July 6/88 Miss Ella. May your happy days be in excess of your sad ones is the wish of Yours truly M.D. Newman

Ernest F. Garrett Wellington Kan Sept 5th 1888

1879 "{El Paso, Ill; 1887 Wellington Kan}" Dear Ella: When sorrow was yet unknown to us in childhoods tender years, we played together, filling the air with our merry laughter and learning the same lessions; We, for a time were separated; shen we again met what various changes time had wrought in our lives? "The crown of care we both may wear." And should we separate never to meet again, I wish you well; and whereever the tide of life drifts your bark may fortune favor you, and strew your pathway with the rosebuds of life and happiness, is the wish of a classmate of 1871. May Burgess Wellington Kan

Kansas City Mo June 26. 1884 Friend Ella. When the summer sun is sinking And your heart from care is free, When o'er a thousand things you are thinking Will you place one thought for me. Yours Truly Ida Davies

Aug 7th 81 Accept this as the regards of a true friend who is ever ready to serve you and one who will always remember you for your kindness. Yours J.A. Mallory Wellington Kans

Sept 4th '81 Elmer E. Oakes Rich HIll Mo

To My Friend Ella When fore [sic] away and friends are few Remember me and I will you Lucy Dixon Wellington Aug 12 1881

Sister Ella, Remember me, When this you see, Although your face be dirty, Remember me on your wedding day, And send me a piece of turkey. Rosebud Sunday March 19th 1883 At home.

At Brodies Rich Hill Mo Feb. 18th/82 Dear Sister Ella. Mid gay scenes, And merry sports, Remember dear, That life is short Forget me not. Think of me. Sister Rosebud

Respectfully Yours, Geo. T. Pitts Wellington Ks June 28th 1889

Yours very truly, John Henry Shade. Wellington Ks, July 6th 1888.

Your true friend, Lizzie Hirons Wellington Kans July 6, 1888

Think of me June 27/87 Wellington Ks Friend Ella, May your virtues ever spread like butter on hot Ginger bread. Your Friend Minnie Bell 'Remember me Prairie Dog'

Wellington Ks Dear Ella. "Oh fear not in a world like this And thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong" (Longfellow) Your friend Josie Pool Aug 30 1880

Miss Ella Calhoun. There is a golden chain It weares a sweet name. Every link is the same Can you guess its name? E.C. Ferguson Wellington Aug 30th 1885

To Miss Ella Rich Hill Mo Apr 7/84 As you go down the Stream of life in your Little canoe, I hope You will have a jolley Time, with plenty ofRoom for two, [Shorthand figures] Love is to the human Heart as sunshine is To flowers, And friendship Is the fairest thing in This cold world of ours, Yours Truly Thomas Rigdon Foote Eureka Springs Arkansas

Rich Hill May 30th 84 Written for Ella As in the forest some wild birds song Is suddenly hushed, and still; So over my heart a feeling thrills No voice but thine can fill. The music that haunts the quivering air Is only the echo faint Of the beautiful one I so dearly love In her manner, so modest and quaint. Ah! fame is a beautiful living thing For our souls to hold in store; But the love of our hearts is a precious gem That shineth forever mor May the sweet [cross] of Eternal life ever light up thy pathway to a land of bliss Ella Sweetest Epitaph on the corner of this page will not forget us in our old age Orlando [?] N.H. Bertram Wellington June 27th 1887

"In the dark and trying hourIn the breaking forth of power In the rush of steeds and men Hig right hand will shield thee then." "As unto the bow the cord is, So unto man is woman." Adolescentem vericundum esse decet. W.R. Rockwell June 20th 1887

Dearest Sister. I fear we soon must part In a different direction we will start With love for each other in our hearts. Your affectionate Sister Opal R. West. Sugar Loaf Colo. June,22 18965

Aug 6th 1881 Esteemed friend Your cheeks possess the roses hue No form is daintier or completer No hair so black or eyes so true No mouth is tenderer or sweeter The favored youth who gains the hand Of this fair lady will never regret it Don't you forget it Your friend Mrs. E.C. Larswell Wellington

S_____Service, is true Service while it lasts Of friends how'ver humble, Scorns not one; The daisy by the shadow that it casts; Protects the lingering dew-drops from the Sun Very truly your friend Rin.? Cole P____24th-1884

Aug 12th 1881 Forget me not Dearest friend Though many miles divide us And you I cannot see, Remember Oh! remember, Who often thinks of thee. Think of me. Yours truly Nettie H. Wellington Kans

Remember me C.A. Duncan Franklin Ky 9/5/1888

August 12, 1881 Friend Ella I have your album in which to write Have turned to a page all blank and white On dipping my pen into the ink I knit my brows, and try to think; I though, and thought, and thought in vain And then I concluded to write my name Cora Waring Wellington Kansas

Come out-side please!! Can you spell boat? W.G. Russell

Rich Hill Feb 28th/83 Dear friend Ella All that smile on thee are not sincere As has often been proven by bitter tear Anna

"The flower that blooms in the spring, tra-la-la" Yours Truly A. J. [?] Rose Wellington 7/29-89

Rich Hill Mo. Sept, 12th 1881 Dear Ella May your life be long, and full of hapiness [sic] And when your spirit, leaves its clay, Go up, to dwell with Christ in everlasting day. S.V. Calhoun

Kansas City June 27 84 remember me when this you see though many miles apart Mrs. J.P. Wilson

August 12, 1881 Friend Ella They say I shall forget thee But that can never be. It would be a vain as to control, The deep and boundless sea. Your friend Jennie Darst

Away back here near out of sight I write my name just for spite. without permission Your friend Chas. A. Newman Wellington Ks. 6/27/87.

Forget me not Aug 4th 1881 Dearest friend As you go through the storms of life You will want an umbrella May yours ever be up-held by a Handsome young fellow. Yours truly Think of me Mag. W[?] Wellington Kans.

Rich Hill Mo At home March 5, 1883 Friend Ella In a hand more clean, and in letters more bright- Than any found in these pages May our names be inscribed in the Lambs book of life An autograph through endless ages. Mary E. Spangler



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