Category Archives: Library

New! Margaret Wagner Collection

Great news if you’re hunting Wagners and Wagoners!  We have received several binders of background material used by Margaret Wagner to create her book The Descendants of Michael Wagoner ca 1774-1826: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches.  This material includes family group sheets collected from Wagners all over the US, plus updates received after the book was published.

Affiliated surnames include: Backman, Foster, Neal, Kerkove, Geiger, Rickman, Claar, Smith, Monaghan, Miller, Henry, Reese, Nelson, McLaughlin, Kranz, George and Cook.

Obituary Index Update

The Wichita Eagle/Beacon obituary index has been updated to include 2014 and 2015 — bringing us to a total of 626,564 indexed obituaries!

Many thanks to Bill Pennington, who keeps us up to date!

(We know that the tables don’t work well on some computers — it’s hard to find software that can handle tables this big on a budget this small.  While Vince is working on a solution, we’ve decided this is better than nothing! Thanks for your patience…)