|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" (Nichols) Engel were originally from Wyanet, Illinois. They moved to
Emporia, Kansas in 1881 where Edward had been hired by the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad as an
operator. In 1882 he transferred to Halstead, Kansas and in the spring of 1883 moved to Argentine, Kansas as
the operator and ticket agent for the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad. They had two sons, David John who
was born: June 26th, 1883 and died at birth and George David, who was 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 in Argentine on January 15th, 1915.
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.
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