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Goods of Independence, MO

Updated August 25, 2005

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Charmion Stotler came west with her family in a covered wagon. Her father had bought a farm in Western Kansas, without seeing it first. When they got to their farm, the house had burnt so the family spent the first winter in a cave. The following summer, her father and brothers built a house.

In 1912, she passed the test to become a teacher. Her first and only assignment was in the county where Howard Good lived. She stayed with his family (as was the custom at the time) while she taught school. After teaching for a period of time (don't know how long), Charmion and Howard Good married.

Howard Good's parents decided they did not want to farm anymore so them moved to town, leaving the farm to Howard. Howard and Charmion went broke quickly and lost the land. Howard and Charmion moved to Cimmarron where Howard opened a photography studio. That was not successful, so he went to work for a construction company that built stone bridges. When the construction company moved east to Kansas City, Howard and Charmion went with them. When the company finished in Kansas City and moved east again, Howard and Charmion stayed in the Kansas City area.

 
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