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The Lillian Knadle Collection consists of personal correspondence, photographs, sampler, genealogy records, maps, and other miscellaneous materials.
Ann (Meats) Long was born in 1836 in Burghill, Herefordshire, United Kingdom. She came with her family to the United States around 1848. Ann married McHenry Long and they lived in Benton, Missouri until her death in 1900. Her granddaughter, Lillian Eureka Long was born in 1905 in Cass County, Missouri. Lillian attended the Kansas Teachers College of Pittsburg (now Pittsburg State University) and afterwards worked as a teacher in Independence, Kansas. Lillian married Harold P. Hall (1893 - 1950), and after his death, Charles Sam Knadle (1908-1995). The marriages did not produce any children. She passed away in 2000 and is buried next to her first husband in Independence, Kansas.
Social Life and Customs
Size of Collection
1 linear foot
SpC MS 0361
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, "Knadle, Lillian, Collection, 1848-1998" (2021). Finding Aids. 370.