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Fred Farrell Needham, Unknown, Hawley Varnum Needham and Robert Endriss Needham in Tonganoxie, Ks.

Hawley Varnum NEEDHAM

12 Jul 1842 - 19 Jul 1932

  • BIRTH: 12 Jul 1842, Oberlin, Lorraine, OH
  • DEATH: 19 Jul 1932, Tonganoxie, Leavenworth, KS
  • BURIAL: Maple Grove Cem., Tonganoxie, Ks
Father: George William NEEDHAM
Mother: Risa Loretta TITUS

Family 1 : Catherine Amelia LOWE
  • MARRIAGE: 4 Sep 1868, Shelbyville, Shelby, IL
  1. +Louis Fletcher NEEDHAM
  2. +Hawley Vincent NEEDHAM
  3. +Harry Leonard NEEDHAM
  4. +Fred Leone NEEDHAM
  5.  Elsie Loretta NEEDHAM
  6.  Harriet Belle NEEDHAM
  7. +Kathryne "Kittie" Lowe NEEDHAM

                                               _John NEEDHAM _______+
                           _John NEEDHAM _____|
                          |                   |_Phebe SHATTUCK _____+
 _George William NEEDHAM _|
|                         |                    _Thomas CUSHING _____+
|                         |_Betsy CUSHING ____|
|                                             |_Elizabeth TURNER ___+
|--Hawley Varnum NEEDHAM 
|                                              _____________________
|                          _Jeduthan TITUS ___|
|                         |                   |_____________________
|_Risa Loretta TITUS _____|
                          |                    _Ebenezer INGERSOLL _+
                          |_Dorcas INGERSOLL _|
                                              |_Margaret WHITCOMB __+

[14] (Fort Leavenworth and the city of Leavenworth, KS were established
in 1827; Leavenworth county was organized in 1855. The city of
Tonganoxie was formally platted in 1866. Kansas was admitted
as a territory in 1854 and as a state in 1861.)

Hawley Varnum Needham Obituary
"Tonganoxie Mirror",
Vol. 51, No. 12; 21 July 1932 (front page).

"H. L. Needham" Obituary (note misspelling)
Leavenworth Times
Tue, 19 Jul 1932
(This poor obit also calls Hawley Vincent Needham as "Simon")

"Illinois Marriage Records, 1851-1900"
Dodd, Jordan R., Liahona Research, comp.
"Needham, Hawley V. & Lower, Catharine A.; 4 Sep 1868; Shelby Co., IL"

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
"Needham, Hawley V; Lower, Catharine A; 09/04/1868
Vol C, Pg 140; Shelby County"

1850 US Federal Census
Worcester Ward 5, Worcester, MA
Roll: M432_342, Page: 212

1860 US Federal Census
Loda, Iroquois, IL

1870, 1880 US Federal Census
Stranger Twp, Leavenworth, KS (ie, Tonganoxie)

1865 Kansas State Census
Alexandria Township, Leavenworth, KS
Kansas State Historical Society Microfilm Roll: ks1865_5
(Living with the Stills)

1875 Kansas State Census
Stranger Township, Leavenworth, KS
Kansas State Historical Society Microfilm Roll: ks1875_11

1885, 1895 Kansas State Census
Tonganoxie, Leavenworth, KS
(In the agricultural section of the 1885 census Hawley is listed as owning 13 acres of
farmland worth $1200. In 1895 he has 120 acres of farmland, with 100 acres under
cultivation, with a value of $4500.)

1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 US Federal Census
Tonganoxie Twp, Leavenworth, KS

Needham Lineage and Genealogical Notes
Previously unpublished; 1962
Hawley Vincent Needham, Kathryne Lowe Needham Shepherd

"Private Journal of Hawley V. Needham of the 134th Regt. Ill. Vol."
Hawley Varnum Needham, 22 May - 23 Oct 1864

Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database
Listed as "Hawley P." with erroneous birthplace of Millwaukee.
Joined 134th Illinois US Infantry, Company G; Enlisted on 27 Apr 1864;
mustered in on 31 May 1864; mustered out on 25 Oct 1864.

Served in the US Civil War, 134th Volunteer Infantry of Illinois 1863-1864
Headstone shows above DOD; bible records say 1933
Marriage to Catherine Lowe officiated by Methodist Rev. JB Ford.
Deacon of the Congregational Church and holder of several public offices in Tongannoxie, KS.
Dates on Maple Grove grave stone agree with the above; grave is near Fred & Theckla Needham,
just off and halfway down the second road past the cemetery entrance.

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