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Kagy
Lela, nee Parsons

Kaler
Cyrus, Meat market owner, WSHS 2010.149.19.1, see Kaler House  and Site of Olympia Opera House and Kaler Market in Where Are We?

“Kanaka Jack”
kanaka jack
Hawaiian  native, lived on Johnson’s Point with wife “Kiki”, C2015.1017.2, C1949.1230.7

Kandle

Mary, married George A. Barnes, photo from Digital Archives; Rogues, p. 38; see also WSHS C1952.1068.7.3, C1952.1068.7.11, C1952.1068.8.18, C1952.1068.8.31, C1952.1068.8.35, C1952.1068.9.25.2, C2009.0.1043
MaryAnn
Tumwater resident, married William Billings, marriage Pioneer and Democrat May 3, 1861

Karney
Maggie, OCI student, photo at Digital Archives

Kase
Minnie,
WSHS C2013.18.57

Kaufman
Adolph,
son of Gallewski and Louisa, WSHS C2019.0.44; C2013.18.17, C2013.18.57

Kaufman_G
Gallewski, proprietor of Toklas & Kaufman store, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue; see Mottman Building 
Louisa, nee Toklas, married Gallewski Kaufman

Kaufman_NG
Nathan, son of Gallewski, manager of Toklas & Kaufman store, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue
Sam, WSHS C2019.0.44

Kay

Olympia_Chinese_Lam_Shee_Kay_Imm_Photo
Lam Shee,
wife of Locke Suey Kay (immigration photograph)

Olympia_Chinese_Kay_Family_ca1920
Locke Suey (Charley )
, Olympia restaurateur, Nankin Cafe and Kay’s cafe, see articles Chinese in Olympia, Restaurants; Chinese in Olympia, Families ; see WSHS C1964.26.4.12.7; see Olympia Hardware Building and Nankin Cafe in Where Are We?

Keady

Keady
W.F., county clerk, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 

Kearney
John, pioneer logger, WSHS C1949.18.65
Joseph F, grocer, see Kearney House
Luke
, logger in 1880s,  WSHS 
C1976.7.1

Keating
Valeta,
Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99

Kegley

Birdie, married Francis Longaker, WSHS C1948.64.34, C2015.0.62; see Fleming-Longaker House
Forrest, Olympia High School student, WSHS C1949.18.28
Sarah,
WSHS C2015.0.62

Keith
Ellen
, nee Cook

Kellette
Joseph, Sheriff, Thurston County, see Bancroft, History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana
May, daughter of Joseph, WSHS C1952.226.30, C2016.0.93

Kelley
Arlene, Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99
John
, furniture store owner, see Hale Block and Kelley Building, see WSHS 2010.149.1.2
Thomas, WSHS C1961.1185.56, C1961.1185.59

Kellogg

Sarah Brown, married Elisha P. Ferry, Digital Archives photo

Kelly
Anna,
nee Pullen

Bernice, WSHS C1948.18.6

Mathew, newspaperman, WSHS C2016.0.193, .194

Kendall
bion kendall
Bion (Benjamin
) F., first Territorial Librarian, publisher, statesman, superintendant of Indian affairs, prosecutor of Leschi; murdered by disaffected citizen; Rogues p. 17 et seq.

Kennedy
Albert, son of James, WSHS C1983.19.1.2.1
Almira,
daughter of B. Franklin, married Forbes, WSHS C1983.19.1.20
Ann,
nee Farrington, wife of Franklin

Angeline,
nee King, wife of James

Asenath Ann, daughter of Franklin and Ann – married CC Simmons, wins school prize, Pioneer and Democrat Nov. 25, 1854; see above link; Rogues p. 54 et seq.; see also photo from Digital Archives of 50th wedding anniversary; see also this link for photo of 60th anniversary; WSHS C1984.57.1; C1983.19.1.7.2; C1983.19.1.2.7.1;   2012.0.273; C1984.57.1

[Benjamin] Franklin, first Thurston County sheriff, see Digital Archives; see also WSHS C1983.19.1.26C1951.3.6., C1984.57.3, C1951.187x.1; listed as sheriff, Pioneer and Democrat May 27, 1854, appointed road commissioner to lay out road to Monticello, Pioneer and Democrat July 22, 1854
Clara, daughter of James, WSHS C1983.19.1.13
James Gaston, son of Franklin, WSHS C1983.19.1.1

Ker

Julia Waldrip
, Olympia’s first licensed attorney and later magistrate, see Women’s History Walking Tour, Julia Ker office; photo in public domain from Susan Parish collection, Washington State Archives; see Sylvester’s Window 1933 Meet the Neighbors p. 6; Rogues p. 326; WSHS C2017.0.116

Kernahan
Lovina, married Benjamin Hartsuck, WSHS 2014.130.1.4, 2014.130.1.5, 2014.130.1.22, 2014.130.1.23, 2014.130.1.24

Kevin
Edward,
superintendent, Port Townsend and Southern Railway, see Kevin House and Kevin/Cammarano House in Where Are We?

Killen
Rose,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120

Kimsey
Duffield

Mandana, nee Smith, married Duffield Kimsey, then W.O. Bush

Kincaid
Kincaid_R
Robert
,
Early Olympia Doctor, see also Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

Kincy
Denzel
, WSHS C1984.2.64
Keith, WSHS C1984.2.66, C1984.2.67
kincy 1949
Oscar,
hardware store owner, WSHS 2013.23.5; see Kincy Hardware 
Reid
, WSHS
C1984.2.69

Kindred

David
,
very early settler, arrived with Simmons/Bush party, Rogues p. 10;  WSHS 2012.0.270

David, Jr., son of David
KindredElizabeth
Elizabeth, daughter of David Sr. & Talitha, married Michael T. Simmons, arrived 1845,  WSHS C2018.0.105, C2018.0.147C1945.1079.1; C1946.239.63; Sylvester’s Window 1856 Meet the Neighbors p. 8TCP;
Boys, WSHS C1971.36.161
Talitha, nee Ramey, wife of David

King
Adah,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120
Angeline,
married James Kennedy, WSHS C1983.19.1.1
Charles
 – attorney in Olympia starting in 1890s; Rogues p. 218; WSHS C1943.2x.324Georgiana p. 180
Cynthia, married General Thomas I McKenny, WSHS C1970.42.17,
 C1961.1005.2
Fremont, OCI student,  
C1950.1117.1.28.3

Kinney
South Bay family, Sleater-Kinney Road named after this family, WSHS C2010.101.3
Henry
Ivan
, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15, C2010.101.3
Martha
Nellie

Kinsey
Daniel, early settler, see Bancroft, History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana

Kirkendall
Laura, WSHS C1945.194.1
Nathan, ran livery at Grainger’s stable

Phoebe, married Joseph Conner, then Dr. William Campbell, WSHS C2013.18.141
Wilda, nee Camfield

Kirkpatrick
Bill, WSHS C1979.32.10

Kirschner
Vera, nee Dinsmore

Klaumbush
William,
barber, see Klaumbush House in Where Are We?; Rogues p. 286

Klendennin
Jane, nee Conner 

Kling
Ida, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

Klumb
Capital City Creamery and Klumb siblings, WSHS 2010.149.23.2, Thurston County in Photos; See site of Capital City Creamery 
F.Ray, founded Capital City Creamery,   
C1993.12.11
Guy
Jacob

Katherine, nee Olson
Minnie (Mother of Olympia historian Winnie Castle Olsen); WSHS C2017.0.117
Ruth, Olympia High School class of 1927

Knapp
Kate, nee Ward

Kneeland
Bertha, daughter of W.H., married O.C. Hanson

William H., cofounder of Olympia Oyster Co., owner of Kneeland Hotel (McKenny Block), senator from Mason County; Rogues p. 202;  WSHS C2017.0.200.26

Knight
Gwyneth,
worked at legislature, WSHS C2013.18.39

Knighton
Anna, member of the “Busy Bees,” see Women’s History Walking Tour, St. John’s Church
Emma, m. Gill Parker, WSHS C2016.0.6
lstruve
Lascella
, m H.G. Struve, WSHS C2015.0.78, C2015.0.77

Knott

Levi, early Olympia settler, 1852, WSHS 1962.16.14

Knox
Clara (Clarinda) Frances (nee Loomis), operated Knox Hotel ; Rogues p. 221; see Sylvester’s Window 1933 Meet the Neighbors p. 3 (called Frances there)
Esther, Olympia School District historian
Gertrude, daughter of Clara and John, WSHS C2013.18.11
Harry, OHS student, son of Clara,  WSHS C1949.18.28, C2013.18.82; C1952.226.55;
John, husband of Clara
Lottie, OHS student, daughter of Clara, WSHS C1951.8.15
Queen, OHS student, daughter of Clara, WSHS C2013.18.11; C1951.8.15; C2017.0.116

Koepke

Fred
, police officer, WSHS C1961.498.22

Kohler
Neil, WSHS C1950.1321.5, C1950.1321.11

Koontz
Sarah,
nee Martin

Koores
Ed,
WSHS C2016.0.183

Kreider
Eugene,
WSHS C2013.18.71

Krick
Hugo
, WSHS  C1948.64.40

Kroll
Fred, owned Texaco Station on Capitol, WSHS C1949.1301.31.3

 

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