William Fillard Lemmon and Martha Eliza Crockett

William F. Lemmon married Martha Eliza Crockett, daughter of James Kelly Crockett and Millie Ann Stricklin. Martha was a sibling of direct line. The Lemmons resided in Chautauqua County, Kansas. General Notes Willard Fillard LEMMON was born June 13 1848 in Knox County Ohio, died at the age of 83 on Sept 24 1931, and […]


William Patrick Hackney, b. 1842 in Van Buren, Iowa, died July 28 1926 at the Sawtelle Soldiers Home in Los Angeles, was the son of Jacob Tivis Hackney and Lucy Chapman and a nephew of this website’s William S. Hackney, and cousin of our Sarah Hackney who married Samuel Kelly Crockett. William Patrick’s father also […]


My grandfather sent this to me in 1978, which concerns the family farm in Chautauqua county, Kansas that was shared by the McKenneys and Samuel Kelly Crockett and his wife, Sadie Hackney Crockett. The Crockett school is mentioned and my grandfather showed me an old photo of it once, from when he was a boy, […]

James Kelly Crockett and Millie Ann Stricklin

The following was written Sept 29 1931 by Sadie Hackney CROCKETT, wife of Samuel Kelly. “Samuel Kelly Crockett was born in Boone Co. MO on Oct 6 1855. His father moved his family to Chautauqua Co. Kans in 1871 and from which time his home has been in the above named county. “Sarah Elizabeth Hackney […]