Kit Carson County, Colorado

Adrian and Emma (Elliot) Burd , 7S 42W

Adrian Pittman Burd 1841-1891, # 41898099, is buried in Kanorado, Kansas, with Susan Deliala (Copeland) Burd 1848-1920.

In 1900 Adrian is in Thomas County, Kansas, 14, with widowed mother Susana 51, born in Illinois, next to Stephen Burd, 30 and his wifea nd three kids.
On the same page in 1900 Emma B. Elliot, born Feb 1884 in Nebraska, is with Richard and Marthy in Thomas County, Kansas. Oliver is 20, Florence 17, Emma 16, and CHister 12.
Richard 1848-1920 and Martha 1853-1930 are buried in Norton County, Kansas.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Adrian is farming, 28, born in Kansas, with Emma 26 Nebraska. Raymond 4 Kansas Theresa 2, and Anita four months were both born in Colorado.

Adrian cash-claimed 160 acres in 33, 7S 42W, 4, 8S 42W, and 4, 5S 42W (this one in Yuma County) in 1913 - so his claims were twenty miles apart.
Adrian Columbus Burd registered for WWI in Thomas County, Kansas, born October 24, 1885,.

In 1920 Thomas County, Kansas, Adrian is farming, 34, Emma 35, Raymond 13, Theresa 12, Waunita 10, Vina 5, and Vera ten months.
Emma B. Burd 1864-1943 is buried in Kanorado, # 65414633, with Adrain C. 1885-1969

Raymond E. Burd, born 1906 in Thomas County, Kansas, is buried in Sheridan, Wyoming dying March 16, 2004, # 44824754.

Raymond E. Burd, 98, of Sheridan died Tuesday, March 16, 2004, in Sheridan Memorial Hospital. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Champion Ferries Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Goodwin officiating. Burial of cremains will be in the Masonic No. 8 section of Sheridan Municipal Cemetery.
Mr. Burd was born Feb. 15, 1906, in Levant, Kan., to A.C. and Emma (Elliott) Burd. The family moved to Oklahoma in a covered wagon when he was a child. They returned to Kanorado, Kan., after the death of his 11-month-old sister. Mr. Burd graduated from Kanorado High School, then was recruited by Standard Oil Co. to play baseball at Midwest. He also worked as a pumper for Standard Oil.
He married Lucille Alice Tilton Aug. 21, 1932. The family moved to Story in 1943 and to Sheridan several months later. Mr. Burd worked as an appliance repairman for a couple of years in Sheridan, then worked for Montana-Dakota Utilities until 1971. He went into the upholstery business for several years after retiring from MDU. He was a member of the Masonic, Shrine and Elks lodges. He was former president of the Kendrick Golf Commission and helped plant many trees along the fairways. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, the mountains, playing pinochle at the Sheridan Senior Center, dinner Wednesday nights at Heritage Towers and breakfast twice a month with other MDU retirees.
He was preceded in death by his wife and a son, Billy Ray. Survivors include a son, Gail of Ocean, N.J.; a brother, Pat of Casper; two sisters, Vina Chandler of Osborne, Kan., and Waunita Yarnell of Kiowa, Colo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In 1930 Kit Carson County, Waunita D. Hines is 20, married to Wilber R. 23. They have Wilbder D. 1 and newborn Gerald D.
In 1940 Kit Carson County, Waunita is married to George Yarnell, and the Hines kids - Wilber 11, Gerald 10, Mickey 4, and Leland 2.
Waunita 1909-2006 is buried in Elizabeth, Colorado # 27318813, with George A. 1916-1994.

Vina M. (Burd) Chandler 1914-2004 is buried in Osborne, Kansas # 14656801.
Steven N. Chandler 1914-1998 is also buried there.

In 1940 Vera Hamit is 21, married to Eltan Hamit, 23, in Rooks County, Kansas.
Shs' buried in Merced County, California 1919-1985 # 39257499. Her mother's maiden name was Elliott.


Harold “Pat” Burd 87 passed away May 22, 2013 at Douglas Care Center. Pat was born in Kanarado, Kansas in January 1926 to Adrian and Emma Burd. Pat was the ninth child to Adrian and Emma. After High School graduation he enlisted in the Navy and completed V-12 training and receiving a degree in Naval Science and Technology. He was honorably discharged in 1946. Pat went to work for the BLM where he helped survey the site of Kortes dam. In 1948 married his wife Beverly. After briefly working for the BLM Pat continued his education at the University of Wyoming where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Pat went to work for Conoco in 1954 where he worked around the oil fields of Wyoming and North Dakota. In 1977 Pat took an adventure with Conoco and moved his family to Tripoli, Libya. Pat worked for Oasis Oil Company where he managed an oil camp, Gilo in the Sahara desert. Pat retired from Conoco in 1984 where he pursued his passion in life. Pat’s passions where his wife Beverly whom he was married to for 65 years. Pat and Beverly had four children Cheryl, Dianne, Dale, Duane.

Pat enjoyed the outdoors. He loved to hunt and fish with family and friends. In the fall hunting trips where always planned around the vacations with Beverly. Pat helped with the organization and planning of the oil field golf tournament “Wildcatters”. Pat also was the organizer for the “Senior Wildcatters” golf tournament.

Pat leaves behind his wife Beverly of 65 years. His four kids, Cheryl & Steve Cunningham, Dianne & Greg Smith, Dale and Sheryl Burd, Duane and Sandy Burd. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Services will be June 1, 2013 at Highland Park Community Church at 11:00 am. Interment will be at a private family location at a later date. Donations can made to Central Wyoming Hospice and Wyoming Dementia Care, PO Box 1493, Casper, WY 82602. Newcomer Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Donations and condolences

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