Images of Spook Hall

The below images are of “Spook Hall” in Liberal, Missouri, which served the spiritualists of the community, thus its name. Nancy Benton provided the below image of Spook Hall in winter, noting, “The building still stands today. During WW II it was used as a canning center. People could go there and preserve their food […]

James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell of Liberal, Missouri

The photo, courtesy of Nancy Benton, shows James Allen Noyes and Caroline Atwell with daughters Emma Viola b. 1860 and Cora Rachel b. 1863. One will notice that the photograph is actually 2 combined. James Allen NOYES was my grandfather. He had a happy childhood at Pavilion, Mich near Kalamazoo. His father was experimenting with […]

James Allen Noyes 1881 Deed in Barton County, Missouri

This deed, Made the 7th day of October 1881 between R. Holt Easley, Samuel H. Holt executor of the last will of James S. Easley, late of Halifax County, State of Virginia, deceased, of the one part and J. A. Noyes, of the County of Barton and State of Missouri of the other part: (illegible) […]