My Present Past
A genealogical experience
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Argentine, Kansas
In this section you will view information about Argentine, Wyandotte County, Kansas and the surrounding
area from 1883 to the present. Most of the images and accounts are from my ancestors personal
information but I have also included images and information from other sources that are so noted.

Edward John and Sarah Ellyn "Sadie" Engel were my great grandparents. Moving to Argentine, Kansas in
1883, they had two sons, David John born: June 26th, 1883, who died at birth and George David
born: June 27th, 1890. George married Dorothy Lee Lange in Argentine, Kansas on February 22nd 1914.
They had one daughter, my mother
, Ruth Mildred born January 15th, 1915 also in Argentine, Kansas.

There are numerous relatives, friends and co-workers that are included in this section who crossed paths
with my ancestors when they lived in Argentine, Wyandotte County Kansas.

I hope you enjoy the rest of the story
Background:
Argentine, Kansas 1888
View from the bluff behind Ed & Sadie Engel's house at
212 South 1st Street, after incorporation to Kansas City, Kansas
the address was 1622 South 21st Street.
1890 History of Wyandotte County
Pg 339
1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
Pg 34
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1890 History of Wyandotte County
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1888 Rand McNally
Map Advertisement

Pg
04
On pg 346 of the History of Wyandotte County there is
a mention of James D Husted as one of the principle
investors in the Turner Smelting Company in 1889.
I was able to obtain an advertisement above, about
James Husted and his real estate dealings with the
Kansas City Stockyards.