Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Edgar Comstock, 6 South 48 West

Edgar Comstock, born in Ohio in 1835, married Margaret Dunlap of Missouri in 1858 in Kansas. She was born in 1843.

In 1870 Harrison County, Missouri, Edgar Comstock is farming, 35, born in New York, Margaret J. 33 Pennsylvania. Amanda is 10, born in Pennsylvania, Warren A. 7 in Illinois, and Emma M. 4 in Missouri.

In 1880 Shelby County, Iowa, Edgar Comstock is farming, 45, born in New york, widowed. Emma is 13, William E. 8, and Margaret R. 6 - all three born in Missouri.

In 1885 Lancaster County, Nebraska, Edgar is 50, Henrietta 32, with William 14 and Maggie R. 12 both bornin Missouri, Charley 2 in Nebraska. Henrietta's sons William Jones 13 in Chicago and James Jones 11 in England.

In 1895 Smith County, Kansas, Edgar is 59, born in New York, Henrietta 45 in Pennsylvania.

Henrietta died August 22, 1895, aged 52 years, and is buried in Meade Cemetery, Smith County # 41491794.

Maggie Morgan, 22, born in Missouri is probably a daughter, with Valma 4 and Edgar 2 born in Kansas.

In 1900 Smith County, Kansas, Edgar is a retired farmer, born April 1834 in New York, married 17 years to Henrietta October 1853 in Pennsylvania. She's had 3 kids, one living.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Edgar is 75, widowed, farming, born in New York.
Edgar's grandson Charles E. Morgan 17 is with him.

In 1912 the Kit Carson County Court paid Ed Comstock $2.50 for a witness fee.

Edgar proved up 317 acres in sections 30 and 31, 6S, 48W in 1917.


Amanda married Peter Gross about 1888, and they're in Wapello County, Iowa in 1900, with six kids.

Amanda 1861-1947 is buried in O'Brien County, Iowa # 158973861, with Peter William Gross 1865-1952.


Warren Alexander Comstock 1863-1941 is buried in Salem, Oregon # 24342211

"born: Joliet Co., Illinois died: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon son of Edgar Comstock & Margaret Jane Dunlap married Lillie Belle Smart, Aug 28, 1891, Pleasant Hill Twp, Saline Co, Nebraska
OBITUARY: At the residence, 2330 Broadway, Sunday, April 6, Warren A. Comstock, aged 77 years. Father of Della Coleman of Sutherlin, Vinnie Wildman of Milkan, Ore., and Howard O. Comstock of Salem."


Emma Mae Clark, born July 17, 1866 at Martinsburg Missouri to Edgar Comstock of New York and Margaret Dunlap of Pennsylvania, wife of James Clark, died in O'Brien County, Iowa on April 22, 1929.
She was to be buried in Sanborn Iowa.


In 1900 William Comstock, 29, is in Smith County, Kansas, married seven years to Lillie 21. Johnie is 6, Goldie 4, and Jessie 1.
William is in Norton County, Kansas in 1910, farming, 39, with Lilly M. 34, John E. 16, Goldie H. 14, Jessie M. 10, James E. 7, Charles L. 3and Clyde 1.

William 1872-1946 # 49100070 and Lillie M. 1877-1951 are buired in Norton, Kansas.


Marion Alfred Morgan married Margaret R. Comstock in Kansas in 1889.

Margarett E. Morgan 1869-1939 is buried in Hope, Kansas # 121751514, with Marion Morgan 1868=1955.

Charles Edgar Morgan 1893-1968 is buried in Coos County, Oregon, # 77576920, with Inez Viola (Badders) Morgan 191-1942.

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