Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

William E. and Maybelle (Johnson) Reish, 6 South 43 West

In 1870 Clarke County, Iowa, Samuel "Rash" is 45, Julia A. 37, Martha J. 16, William E. 14, Rachael A. 12, Flora E. 10, and Mary L. 7.
Samuel 1826-1903 # 22957013 and Julia Heaton Reish 1833-1911 # 22957018 are buried in Clarke County.

Wm. Reish married Mable Johnson January 4, 1881 in Clarke County, Iowa.

In 1900 Kit Carson County, William E. Reish, born April 1856 in Ohio, married 20 years to Maybell Nov 1863 Iowa, with Clarence A. April 1882, James A. Dec 1883, Roy D. Aug 1886, Minnie E. Oct 1888, Orrel O. April 1891, Gerty Oct 1892, and Earl/Carl J. July 1894, all kids born in Iowa.
William proved up a quarter in 25, 6 South, 43W in 1903.

In 1910 Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, William Reish is 56, Marybell 48, Orel 19, Gertie 17, Carl 15 born in Colorado, and Clara 9 born in Colorado.
In 1911 "Wm. Wilkinson has disposed of his saloon and pool hall business to Clarence Reish of Kanorado. The business is now carried on under the firm name of Beal & Reish.
In 1912 Burlington, Earl was neither absent nor tardy for the month of January.

James A. Reish proved up a quarter in 1, 7S 43W in 1911.Also in 1912, J. Reish played center field in Burlington's game against Goodland.

In 1920 Harrison, William and Maybelle have only Carl and Clara.
In 1930 Mabel is 68, Kern County, California, with daughter Clara McFadden and her husband Icey S. both 29, and their daughter Lois 4.

William E. Reish 1856-1924 and Maybelle (Johnson) Reish -1866-1951 are buried in Harrison, Arkansas.

# 32638040 says "Maybelle's maiden name was Johnson. She was born 8 Nov. 1866 in Iowa City, Johnson Co. Iowa. She died 10 July 1951 in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California. She and William were married 4 Nov 1880/1886 in Clarke Co. Iowa. I have a little more information on these people if anyone is interested. Contact me at "
One tree said Vinnie married Lloyd Weeden and they're in Cheyenne County, Kansas in 1910, Vinnie 22 born in Iowa, Lloyd 22 born in Kansas, with son Vernie, 1.
In 1920 Cheyenne County, Lloyd and "Vennie" have Vern 11 born in Arkansas, Virgel 9, Mildred 4, Audrey 2, foster son Walter Weeden 20 born in Colorado.
In 1925 Cheyenne County they have Vern, Virgil, Verda M., Audry and Walter C.
In 1930 Cheyenne County, Lloyd and Vinnie have Vern W. 21, Virgil 19, Mildred O. 14, Audrey C. 12, Maria two months, Walter C. Weeden 30 born in Illinois. (Walter Clarence satfford is buried in Saint Francis, too._ under the name Eeeden stone.)
"Walter Clarence Stafford Weeden was born to William and Amelia Stafford in Decatur, Ill., on January 10, 1900. He was baptized as a child in a river service. He came with his parents to Goodland, From there the family moved to a farm near Hale, CO. Walter was the fifth child in a family of eight. Due to the illness of his mother, he went to live at the Lloyd Weeden home. The farm was his life where he spent his time gardening and caring for the animals. He was a willing and industrious worker.
In his adopted family, Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Vinnie Weeden and two brothers. Those surviving are Mildred Gorlinsky, Goodland; Audrey Mooney, Denver, CO. Mike made his home for many years with Gaylen and his family "

Vinnie 1888-1979 "Daughter of William Reish and Maybelle Johnson." per # 126409249 and Lloyd 1888-1965 are buried in Saint Francis, Kansas.
Vern Wilber Weeden -1908-1952 is also buried there # 16122958.

In 1930 Delbert is in Stratton, Colorado, 39, married to Laura V. 27 Kansas. They have Lelia L. - step-daughter 9, born in Kansas.
In 1940 Delbert, still in Stratton, a garage mechanic, is 53, Laura E. 39, Lelia 19, and Verla Jean 8.
Delbert Roy's veteran's headstone said he was born August 5, 1886, and then red-marked 1888. He died Sept 3, 1947, and is buried in Stratton.
His stone was to be shipped to Laura Reish of Stratton.
Laura E. Reish, per # 53915119, is buried in Morrison, Colorado 1902-1985.

1958 members of the faculty at Kersey, Colorado high school in 1944 included Mrs. Lelia Reish Raines, 3434 So. Logan, Denver."
"LARRY RAY HALL married January 08, 1977 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Garfield County, son of HUBERT HALL and VERLA REISH.He was born October 04, 1954 in Flagler, Colorado, Kit Carson County. "

In 1910 Kit Carson County, James 26 and Delbert 22 are living together.

James claimed a quarter in 1, 7S 43W in 1911.

James Alfred Reish born Dec 13, 1883, a well driller, married to Bessie, registered with a Stratton Colorado address.
In 1920 Stratton, a well driller, James 36 and Bessie 26 are living alone.
In 1930 Stratton , James is the town marshal. He and Bessie have William E. 9, Betty Mae 7, Phillys Fay 5, and Kenneth A. seven months, all kids born in Colorado.

James A. Reish 1883-1933 # 75471371 and Bessie (Stringham) Reish 1891-1988 are buried in Stratton, Colorado.
Mrs. Bessie Reish married Issac Stringham July 25, 1938, recorded in Kit Carson COunty.
In 1930 Routt County, Orrel O. 39 and Carl J. 30 are stock raisers.

Carl Johnson Reish 1894-1976 is buried in Harrison, Arkansas., # 32614855, with spouse Ruth Iva (Earls) Reish 1907-1994.

Orrel O. Reish proved up a quarter in Routt County in 1939, and another 140 acres for Stock-Raising.
Orrel O. Reish 1891-1962 # 25852467 and Lexie Ridinger Reish 1897-1980 are buried in Boone County, Arkansas.
"Lexie Ridinger Reish, daughter of Will and Ophelia (Baughman) Ridinger."

Gertie was born Oct 19, 1892 in Knox, Clarke County, Iowa.
Her husband Homer Vance Robers' memorial"Marriage 1 Gertie Iowa REISH b: 19 OCT 1892 in Arkansas Married: 19 OCT 1910 in Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas "
Gertie Rogers in 1920 Denver, 27, born in Iowa, father Ohio, married to Homer A. Rogers, 29, Arkansas. Virginia 6 was and Marjorie J. 3 were born i nColorado.
All four are in Denver in 1930.
Homer V. Rogers and Gertie I. Rogers divorced in Denver in 1936.

In 1940 Denver Gertie is 46, widowed, born in Iowa, a pastry girl, daughter Virginia Depporer (probably Fred Dapper, Jr. who married in Denver April 12, 1936., 26, born in Coloradao, divorced, a clerk, and Marjory Rogers 22, Colorado, a cashier.
Gertrude's FindaGrave # 82395237 has her buried in Denver Fairmount 1892-1940 - but it has her born in Arkansas.

Clara M. Reish of Harrison, Arkansas, married Icey S. McFadden of Haskell, Oklahoma January 20, 1921 in Boone County, Arkansas.
Clara, born Aug 3, 1901 in Colorado, died Oct 20, 1988 in Santa Barbara, California, and is buried in Santa Barbara County, # 72459898, with Icey S. 1899-1972.

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