Clippings: Spawr

Articles with links are from newspapers.com. I made photocopies of the ones from the Woodson County  Post and Neosho Falls Post from microfilm, so there are no links for those. To my knowledge, those newspapers have not been digitized yet.

Valentine Spawr elected

Valentine Spawr elected

The Leavenworth Times, Kansas
Tue, Nov 9, 1869 – Page 2

Spawr, Slavens partnership

Whig, Quincy, Illinois
Aug. 3, 1870

Valentine L. Spawr opens new store in Neosho Falls

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
Jan. 12, 1876

Spawr store (top) and Marion Spawr (bottom)

Marion happened to get married in Missouri on this date.

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
Jan. 19, 1876

The Osage County Chronicle, Burlingame, Kansas
Fri, Jan 28, 1876 – Page 3
Woodson County Post, May 24, 1876

Valentine L. Spawr shooting

I wonder if “another” refers to the shooting involving his brother Marion (above).

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
June 14, 1876

Valentine L. Spawr sells his store (before moving to Gilman, Illinois)

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
June 28, 1876

Marion Spawr, strong man

It’s hard to see here, but it says each load weighed “4,-[next line]500. I think that means each load weighed 4,500 pounds.

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
Aug. 30, 1876

Marion Spawr chases down horse thief

Marion Spawr chases down horse thief
The Humboldt Union, Kansas
Sat, Nov 18, 1876 – Page 2

Mary Spawr and Jesse Best

Woodson County Post, Neosho Falls, Kansas
April 25, 1877

The Humboldt Union, Kansas
Sat, Jun 9, 1877 – Page 2
The Humboldt Union, Humboldt, Kansas
Sat, Jun 9, 1877 – Page 2

Elizabeth Messer Spawr obituary

Neosho Falls Post, Kansas
Fri., Feb.1, 1895

Sat, Mar 26, 1921 – Page 3

Frank E. Sparr (son of Peter Marion) anniversary

Independent Press-Telegram, Long Beach, California
Sun, Jul 17, 1960 – Page 55

Valentine J. and Ann Margaret Spawr graves

The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois
Wed, Jun 1, 1966 – Page 29

Norma Herod (granddaughter of Chester Sparr, great-granddaughter of Peter Marion Spawr)

 Norma Herod (dau. of Dewitt Sparr)
Independent Press-Telegram, Long Beach, California
Sat, Dec 2, 1967 – Page 23

Dewitt Sparr (son of Chester, grandson of Peter Marion) obit

Dewitt Sparr obit

Independent, Long Beach, California
Thu, Jun 19, 1969 – Page 52

Independent, Long Beach, California
Fri, Mar 30, 1973 – Page 44