Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

George A. Gaunt , 8 South 49 West

In 1880 Rawlins County, Kansas, George is 6, with George W. 32 and Mary 33. Laura is 9, Samuel AA. 7, and Noah E. 4.
1898 Washington County, Colorado - Otis items "George Gaunt, from Atwood, Kans., is learning telegraphy under Agent Knox."
So George knew the general area.
George is likely the one in the Phillipine Islands in 1900, a private from Atwood, Kansas born Dec 1874 in Missouri.

In 1910 Seibert precinct, George A. Gaunt, 35, married five years to Ina 35, New York., second marriage for her. She's had two children, both living. One is Clyde W. Wooden, 16, Illinois, a farm laborer.
George proved up a quarter in 35, 8S 49W in 1912.
George Aliston Gaunt registered with a Seibert address, born Dec 3, 1873, farming, with wife Anna.

In 1920 Siebert precinct, George and Ina have Bonny, 8, born in Colorado,.
In 1930 Kit Carson County, George and Ina B. still have Bonny.
In 1940 George A. and Inabelle are in Rawlins County, Kansas - in Seibert in 1935.

Ina Belle LINK, daughter of Peter LINK and Jane Ann VanEps born 1848 in New York, daughter of Aaron Vedder VanEps and Maria S. Swart. Per # 25160608, George died in 1946, and is buried in Atwood, Kansas.

Per # 25161636, Ina died in Kit Carson County in 1947 and is buried in Atwood, Kansas.
INA married (1. James Walter WOOTEN, 28 Nov 1887 at Jackson County, Missouri. (2. George Alliston GAUNT, 10 June 1908 in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

Children of Ina Belle LINK and James Walter WOOTEN
(1)Clyde Walter WOOTEN born 7 feb 1894 in Edwardsville, Illinois.
(2)Theodora WOOTEN born 10 Dec 1891 in Illinois d. 16 Oct 1983 - San Angelo, Tom Green Co., TX. She married SMITH.
Note: Clyde Walter WOOTEN raised a family in Seibert, CO before moving on to Washington.
Child of Ina Belle LINK and George Alliston GAUNT
(3)Bonny Irene GAUNT b. 20 February 1911 in Seibert,Colorado. She married Clarence Garvin "Clay" GOULD, AUGUST 14, 1938, in Seibert, Colorado.

Bonny 1911-1984 is buried in Burlington # 34714759, with Clarence 1897-1967.

Clyde # 34730855 is buried in Everett, Washington "Clyde Walter Wooten was the son of James Walter Wooten and Ina Belle Link. According to his WWI Draft card he was born in Carlinville, IL. He married Fama Helen Humphrey on 26 June 1917 in Burlington, CO.
Fama and Clyde had three sons: Clyde Curtis Wooten, Robert James Wooten, and Warren Wayne Wooten. They lived on a farm in Seibert, CO until the late 1920s when they moved to Everett, Washington.
After Fama passed away in 1940, Clyde married Martha Lucille Brooks on 13 September 1946."

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