James Mansfield, a pioneer of this community died at his home in West Wamego Friday, April 9, 1915. Funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon in charge of Rev. Phillips, and services at the grave in charge of the Masonic Lodge. James Mansfield was born in Columbiana, Co, Ohio, October 31, 1842, and died in Wamego, Kans., Aril 9, 1915, being at the time of his death 73 years, 5 months, and 8 days old. He came to Kansas in the year 1869 and purchased land in Union Twp, this county. In 1882 he purchased and moved his family to the farm near Wamego where he lived until advancing years forced him to  retire to the home where he resided at the time of his death.  The Wamego Reporter, Wamego, Kansas.  (c) Transcribed by Janeice Crosson for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.