THE CHANEY FAMILY ( Christopher Columbus &Winiford Ursey Chaney)
Christopher Colmbus Chaney and Winifred Usrey Chaney , Jess Chaney's parents. They moved from Osage to mouth of Bear Creek with their 8 boys. The father was afraid boy might decide to run with Frank and Jesse James who were active in Osage area at the time-- late 1800's
Seth Chaney Great Great Grandson of Christopher Columbus Chaney and Winifred Usrey Chaney. Seth is presently stationed on the border of North Korea. The middle picture is Seth with his mother Dr. Carol Chaney.
first picture is Fred Bell teaching Seth Chaney how to hoot like an owl. Fred was a game warden for almost 50 yesrs and started working on horseback in Boone county. His sorrel foxtrotterr horse was named Fred, too. Fred is Seth's uncle a brother to Fern Bell Chaney. The second picture is Seth Chaney and Fern Bell Chaney his grandmother Fern Bell Chaney at walnut huller in Omaha after picking up a load of black walnuts on the Chaney Farm