Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Ida (Burney)Thrasher, 6 South 45 West

In 1900 Decatur County, Kansas, Ida Thrasher is widowed, born Oct 1864 in Missouri, farming. Clyde Nov 1883, Pearl July 1884, Maud Oct 1887, Elein Oct 1890, and Rodney Nov 1896.l
Ida's husband might be Harvey Thrasher buried in Harlan County, Nebraska, # 15125570, dying Nov 1898 age 33 years.
Harvey Thresher, born in Monroe County, Indiana, married Ida Bunney in Cass County Iowa May 12, 1883. His father was William Thrasher, mother Eliza Carro.

In 1910 Yuma County, Kirk precinct, Ida E. Thrasher is 46, born in Iowa, with Rodney O. 13 Nebraska.
She claimed land in section 18, 4S 47W, Yuma County, at the Cope Land Commission Office, in 1913, witnesses Charles N. Chiete, Ellen Mavity,. John Al. Mavity, and John A. Haden.
She was still living there in 1934.
John and Maud Mavity are in Denver in 1940, with no kids, but mother Ida E. Thrasher 76 and sister Elsie I. White 50, widowedare with them.
Ida, born Nov 24, 1899, died Sept 25, 1996, last residence Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Rodney Olney Thrasher registered for WWI with a Stratton Colorado address, born November 13, 1896 at Oxford Nebraska, His father was born in Indiana. Nearest relative was Ida E. Thrasher of Burlington.
Rodney O. Thrasher married Ida N. Mattingly on Christmas Day, 1920, recorded in Denver.
In 1922 R.O. Thrasher owned 240 acres in 7 and 8, 6S 45W. He had claimed that land in 1922.

In 1930, Rodney is in Jefferson County, Colorado, working at an auto assembly palant, 32, with Ida N. 30, Doris E. 8, and Juanita V. 4.
In 1940, Rodney and Ida are in Adams County, where he's a laborer in a brick yard.. Doris is 18, Juanita 14.

Rodney, born Nov 13, 1896, died in February 1975, last residence Denver.

Ellen is in Yuma County in 1910, 20, married to Charles N. White 26, Maryland., on the census page next to mother Ida.
Nell Propst's nice history includes a paragraph on Joes - 1914.

In 1920 Yuma County, Charles, 36, Elsie J. 30, Joseph H.8, and Charles N.6. Ida, 56 is living with them.
In 1930 Yuma County, Charles N. is 46, Elsie 40, Joseph H. 18, and C. Norman 16.

Clyde married Mary Olive Vernon in 1903, and is buried in Norton County 1883-1907, # 26965775.

Pearl is also in Yuma County in 1910, 24, married to John A. Haden 24 Kansas, with Garnet H. 1 born in Kansas.
In 1913, John filed for land in 17, 4S 47W, Yuma County, witnesses Charles \m White, Ida Thresher, Chrles H. Davis, and John A. Mavity.

In 1920 they're in Kit Carson County, John a carpenter, 34, Pearl 34, Garnett 11, William 9,, Celia 6, Royce 4, Roberta 3, and Marie two months.
They're back in Yuma County in 1930, John driving a school bus. with Garnett 21, J. William 19, Leila 17, Royce 14, Roberta 13, and Marie 10.
In 1940 Yuma County, John and Pearl have only Marie A. 20.
Pearl and John are living on Lowell Boulvard in Denver in 1951.
One post says "Joseph William Haden's parents were John Arthur Haden and Pearl Eunice Thrasher. John was born in Decatur Co. Ks. Oct. 20 1885, Pearl was born in Mascot Ne. Jul. 15 1885. They were married Sep. 11 1907 in Norcatur Ks. John died in 1952 and Pearl died Aug. 31 1967. Both are buried at Crown Hill Cemetery Denver Co."

Maud is also in Yuma County in 1910, married to John A. Mavity 35 Missouri. They have Norma 3 and Mida two months.
John filed for land in 1913 in section 19, 4S 47W.
In 1920 they're in Kit Carson County, where John is a helper at the Equity Elevator, with Norma 12, Wilda 10, and Evylen 7.
They're in Goodland Kansas in 1930, John working at an implement dealer, with Evelyn E. 17 married to John L. Calkins 20 with Jackie L. seven months. born in COlorado.
John and Maud are in Denver in 1940, with no kids, but mother Ida E. Thrasher 76 and sister Elsie I. White 50, widowedare with them.

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