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One of the earliest farmers in Rossville, Kansas, was Henry Ford who acquired 80 acres southwest of Rossville in 1864. He was born May 3, 1836, in Richland County, Ohio. He came to Kansas in 1863 and was a stage coach driver for the Overland Stage Company between Topeka and Manhattan. He met Mary Nadeau at "Buttermilk Station" while she worked for her brother, Big Alex Nadeau. Henry and Mary married July 18, 1864. Henry died in Rossville on April 7, 1915. This photograph is provided through a pilot project to host unique cultural heritage materials from local libraries on Kansas Memory and was accomplished by mutual agreement between the Northeast Kansas Library System, the Rossville Community Library, and the Kansas Historical Society.

Date: Between 1896 and 1915

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Item Number: 99830
Call Number: People-RCL0130
Holding Institution: Rossville Community Library

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