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John Layne Bristow

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Boone, IN, USA
Death: Died in Scranton, KS, USA
Place of Burial: Easton, Leavenworth , KS, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Henry Price Bristow and Lydia Bristow
Husband of Missouri Ann Bristow
Father of William "Frank" Francis Bristow; Ephraim "Eph" Lindsay Bristow; Mary Delilah "Lila" Stone; Joseph Albert Bristow; Eliza Ann Thompson and 5 others
Brother of Nancy/Mary Messersmith; Peyton Bristow; Elizabeth Bristow; Lydia Lane Hall; William Henry Bristow and 4 others

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About John Layne Bristow

John L. Bristow lived in his native state of Indiana, until September of 1854, when he started for Kansas. He stopped off in Warren County, where he remained during the winter. He arrived in Kansas, March 1, 1855, and

located in Easton township, Leavenworth County.

He was supervisor of the roads of Easton township for one term, and a member of the school board of District No. 72 for three terms. He was a member of the Old Baptist Church. He participated in the Civil War, as Sergeant of Company A, 11th Regiment, Kansas Volunteers. He enlisted in Easton, in August of 1862, and was discharged at Ft. Leavenworth in September, 1865. He took part in the battles of Ft. Wayne, Arkansas, Cane Hill, Prairie Grove, Lexington, Independence, Westport, and other minor engagements and skirmishes.

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John Layne Bristow's Timeline

1837
June 27, 1837
Boone, IN, USA
1863
April 9, 1863
Age 25
Easton, KS, USA
1865
September 18, 1865
Age 28
Easton, KS, USA
1868
April 13, 1868
Age 30
1870
November 25, 1870
Age 33
Easton, KS, USA
1873
July 31, 1873
Age 36
Easton, KS, USA
1876
March 15, 1876
Age 38
Easton, KS, USA
1878
December 8, 1878
Age 41
Easton, KS, USA
1882
June 6, 1882
Age 44
Easton, KS, USA