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During the late 1870's, Philip Ott, Lawrence Offerle and John Offerle purchased Section 7 from the railroad company, and each of them deeded 40 acres of each quarter section to the Offerle Town Company. The town site was platted on December 4, 1877.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
Richardson, Myrtle H. "Oft' Told Tales: A History of Edwards County, Kansas, to 1900". Lewis, KS: The Lewis Press, 1976.
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