Winfield. Blacksmith.

Winfield 1880: B. M. Legg, 39; spouse, Carrie, 37.

Winfield Directory 1880.

Legg, B. M., blacksmith, r. 9th avenue bet Walton and Mansfield.


This lodge was established September 1, 1879, and numbers thirty-two members.

Meets at Odd Fellows Hall, southwest corner Main and 8th avenue, at 7:30 p.m.

OFFICERS: M. W., W. M. Allison; P. M., B. M. Legg; G. F., Wm. Hodges; O., S. M. Jarvis, R., E. T. Trimble; F., N. T. Snyder; Recorder, G. S. Manser; J. W., C. H. Robins; O. W., B. M. Wilson; G., John Mentch.

Winfield Directory 1885.

Legg Mrs. Carrie, widow, res 218 w 9th


Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 2, 1879.

The following is a list of new buildings erected in the city of Winfield since January 1, 1878, with the name of owner and cost of building.

B. M. Legg, residence, frame: $450.


Winfield Courier, March 27, 1879.

The following is a list of the principal business firms of Winfield.

BLACKSMITHS. Max Shoeb, Dan. Miller, Mater & Son, Mr. Stout, R. H. Tucker, Mr. Legg.

Winfield Courier, September 1, 1881.

Mr. W. J. Hodges brought over samples of coal two feet thick from a new discovery in Chautauqua County. He, with S. H. Myton, and H. S. Silver, have formed a company, bought the land, and are going to put their money in to win. When such men invest, it is a sure thing, you may depend. The coal has been tested by Mr. Legg in his forge and he says, "It gets away with the Rock Hill coal badly."


Winfield Courier, January 26, 1882.

Mr. Legg, of your city, was in town last week organizing a Lodge of the order Any- Officer-You-Want. I guess that is what it was, as the compendium is A. O. U. W.

Winfield Courier, May 18, 1882.

A Big Picnic. The A. O. U. W. Society of Winfield are making arrangements for a grand basket picnic in Riverside Park, May 25th. Twenty-five neighboring lodges have been invited, special trains will be run, and a general good time indulged in. The following committees have been appointed.

Devotional exercises: Revs. Platter and Cairns.

Reception: J. S. Mann, W. R. Davis, J. F. McMullen, C. A. Bliss.

On grounds: Wm. Hodges, A. B. Snow, B. F. McFadden, John Burroughs, S. G. Gary, Wm. Caton, T. J. Harris, D. Dix.

On music: W. C. Carruthers, B. F. Wood, G. S. Manser, Chas. Green.

On Finance: B. M. Legg, A. D. Hendricks, J. N. Harter, H. S. Silver.

On invitations: E. T. Trimble, W. J. Hodges, G. F. Corwin.

On Printing: A. B. Sykes.

The committees are hard at work perfecting arrangements, and intend making this a memorable event in the history of their Society.

Winfield Courier, August 17, 1882.


Mr. B. M. Legg is getting out the material for a fine dwelling, which will be erected on the corner of 9th Avenue and Manning Street.

Winfield Courier, October 12, 1882.

B. M. Legg is erecting a very neat frame residence on West Ninth Avenue.

Winfield Courier, January 4, 1883.

Winfield Lodge No. 18, A. O. U. W., held its regular election of officers on Friday, December 29, 1882, with the following result.

M. U., C. C. Green.

F., W. J. Hodges.

O., A. B. Snow.

Rec., E. F. Blair.

Fin., J. F. McMullen.

R., G. S. Manser.

G., S. J. Hepler.

O. W., J. E. Snow.

I. W., B. M. Legg.

Trustee, W. J. Hodges.

Representative, B. M. Legg.

Winfield Courier, April 26, 1883.

Mr. B. M. Legg left with his family this week for a summer's visit with old friends in Illinois and Indiana. B. M. has been sticking pretty close to business for a good many years and needs a vacation.

Winfield Courier, July 5, 1883.

S. M. Webber on 9th Avenue in Mr. Legg's house, wants a girl to do general housework in a small family.

Winfield Courier, March 20, 1884.

Mrs. Ordway, Mrs. Carrie Legg, Mrs. John Curns, and Miss Floretta Shields left Tuesday afternoon for Peabody to attend the annual meeting of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Southwest, which convenes there the 19th and 20th of this month.

Winfield Courier, April 3, 1884.

SUIT: Carrie A. Legg, plaintiff vs. Benjamin M. Legg, defendant, a non-resident of the State of Kansas.. Petition filed December 20, 1883, for divorce...asking for all real estate and personal property as alimony. McMULLEN & LELAND, Plaintiff's Attorneys.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 5, 1885.

Mrs. Carrie Legg is convalescing after a serious illness.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 13, 1885.

Mrs. Carrie Legg has received a letter from B. M. Legg, after nearly two years silence, and he is very homesick. The roses he expected to find have turned to thorns. Married men take warning. B.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 11, 1886.

Mrs. Carrie Legg has rented the east part of her residence to Dr. Pugh and bride, and has moved into the west wing where she will be pleased to meet all her friends.