John Thomas Acott, sons Charles T. and Matilda C. (Boehme) Acott, John Henry Acott, Joseph Herbert Acott, Ashwell Perry Acott, daughters Gertrude Cicely (Acott) Warren, Alice M. Acott.

In 1880 Otoe County, Nebraska, John T. and Ann M. Acott, both 34, have Charles T. 9, Edward S. 7, John H. 4, and Joseph H. 2.  Ann's mother Diana Hemmings, 57, England, is with them.

John T. Acott proved up a quarter in 23, 8N 49W in 1901.

  1900 Sterling

John H. Acott proved up a quarter in 14, 8N 49W in 1905.

Alice M. Acott cash-claimed a quarter in 20, 8N 49W in 1908.

Ashwell P. Acott cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 8N 49W in 1909.

In 1910 Fleming precinct Charles T. Acott, 39, born in Nebraska, has been married two years to Matilda C., 28, also Nebraska. They must be doing well, because they have a hired man.

Next households are John F. Acott, 65, English, married but no spouse.  Then Joseph H. Acott, 32, Nebraska.  Two households later are John H.  Acott, 34, Nebraska, and Mary E. 25, Kansas, with Thomas K. 1 and Gertrude six months, both born in Colorado.

Matilda cash-claimed a quarter in 32, 7N 48W in 1911.

Joseph H. Acott proved up a quarter in 13, 8N 49W in 1911.

James B. Acott proved up two quarters in 30, 8N 49W in 1913.

In 1920 Fleming precinct Charles and Matilda have Velma M. 9, and nephew Mennell C. Boehme, 5.

In 1930 Logan County, Charles is widowed, and Velma 19, is still with him.  Niece Grace Boehme, 24 nephew Alvin Boehme 22, niece Nora Boehme 17, and nephew Monell 15 are with them.

In 1920 Logan County, Grace E. 15, Alvin 13, Harold 9, and Nora L. 7 were the only ones in a household.

John Thomas Acott 1846-1926 and Anna Marie Hemings Acott -1845-1918 are buried in Fleming.

Charles Thomas Acott 1871-1959 and Matilda C. (Boehm) Acott  1880-1929 are buried in Fleming.


One tree said Velma married Amos John Wolfe October 8, 1940 in Kearney, Nebraska.  Amos was in Fleming precinct in 1920, born in Missouri, living with parents John O. Wolfe 37 and Ida 33.  Siblings are Ueal 11, Ophie 9, and Cleo 6.  In 1930 Logan County all six are still together.   John Orie Wolfe 1882-1958 and Ida P. (Bennett) Wolfe 1887-1970 are buried in Fleming, as is Ueal Wilbur Wolfe 1908-1954.

Velma M. Acott Wolfe 1911-1977 and Amos J. Wolfe 1906-1976 are buried in Sunset, Sterling.


Joseph H. "Bert" - 1878-1941 and Emma M. (Swedlund) 1890-1983 Acott are buried in Fleming.

Charles Dickens Warren -1876-1968 and Gertrude Cicely Acott Warren 1880-1921 are buried in Fleming.


Charles R. Boehme married Caroline Parkes Sept 24, 1857 in Sangamon County, Illinois.

In 1880 Butler County, Nebraska, C.R. Boehm 50 and Caroline 42, have Charles 11, Robert 9, Anna 7, Laura 5, and Emma 2.

December 22, 1899 Sterling "Sheriff Ayres started for Pueblo on the early train, taking poor Mrs. Boehme to the asylum, where it is hoped careful treatment may restore her sanity."

Charles R. Boehme married Emma J. Phillips June 14, 1903, recorded in Logan County.

In 1910 Logan County, Charles R. Boehme, 41 Illinois, and Emmily 32, California have been married seven years.  They have Ellenlyse 5, Alvin E. 3, and Willette H. nine months.

Emily is in Siskiyou County, California in 1880, 2, with Oliver 58 and his wife Elizabeth 28.

Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, May 29, 1919


Charles R. Boehme was born in Illinois January 5, 1869. He later lived in Nebraska, and moved with his parents to Colorado in 1888, where his father homesteaded in the Cedar Valley, north of Sterling. Mr. Boehme homesteaded near Dailey in 1904, where his home had been since.   Charles proved up on a quarter in 20, 8N 48W in 1913.

On the 14th of June, 1903, he was married to Emma J. Phillips of Haxtun. Mrs. Boehme died February 11, 1914, leaving five children, all of whom are living. Mr. Boehme died after a long illness. He is survived by his aged mother and five sisters.

The deceased was a member of the Haxtun Methodist church. The funeral was held at the Methodist church Monday afternoon, interment being in the Haxtun cemetery.


Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, May 16, 1928

Caroline Boehme Claimed by Death

Mrs. Caroline Boehme*, 90, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Acott, nine miles east of Haxtun, on Sunday, May 13.

Mrs. Boehme was one of the real early settlers in this section of Colorado moving with her family to this state from Nebraska about 45 years ago.

She was the mother of 13 children, seven of whom survive. They are: Louise Boehme of Los Angeles, California, Emma Kelber of Merino, Colorado, Mrs. Charles Acott of Haxtun, Mrs. Marie Townley of Rising City, Nebraska, Laura Boehme of California, and Mrs. Anna Hartman of Haxtun. There are also 21 grandchildren who survive.

Mrs. Boehme had been a patient sufferer for more than a quarter of century, having been an invalid for the past 30 years. She came to live with her daughter near Haxtun about eight years ago.

*Maiden name Parks, married Charles R. Boehme

Ella Thomason, born Dec 3, 1905, died August 14, 1991 in Santa Clara County, California, father Boehme.

Charles T. proved up a quarter in 23, 8N 49W in 1901.

Charles T. Acott married Matilda Boehme May 18, 1907, recorded in Logan County.

Gertrude C. Acott married Charles D. Warren April 25, 1902, recorded in Logan County.

Joseph H. Acott married Emma M. Swedland September 3, 1913, recorded in Logan County.

Munnell  Boehme married Ann Lousberg Sept 30, 1936, recorded in Boulder County.

Harold Boehme (must be Willett H.) is in Butler County, Nebraska in 1920, nephew of Robert C. 66 and Myria 61 Townley.   William 31 and Emma 25 Townley are also in the household.

Harold W. Boehme 1909-1990 and Wilma L. 1920-2009 are buried in Olinger, Thornton, Colorado.

Larry Andrew Barkley, 64, of Fleming, died Oct. 25, 2005, in Fleming.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Tennant Funeral Home. A
memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Fleming United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Al Strauss presiding. Inurnment will follow at Fleming

Mr. Barkley was born July 13, 1941, in Fleming to William L. and Nora
(Boehme) Barkley. He graduated from Fleming High School in 1959 and attended Colorado
State University.

In 1961 he married Doris Frank. He was a self-employed as a farmer and real
estate agent. He was a member of the Sterling Elks Club, Haxtun American
Legion, National Pony Express Association and Fleming Saddle Club, and served on the
Fleming Rural Fire Board and Fleming Co-op Board. He was a member of Fleming
United Methodist Church.

Mr. Barkley is survived by his wife, Doris C. Barkley; three children, Wendy
L. Schulz of Kersey, Eric William Barkley of Fleming, and Rick Allen Barkley
of Fleming; one brother, Bob Barkley of Greeley; and two grandchildren.


Memorial services for longtime Lewis, Colorado resident Donna Lea Beene will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 31, 2010 at Ertel Memorial Chapel.

Donna was born on March 18, 1932 in Sterling, Colo. the daughter of Thomas K. and Verna Ellen (Woods) Acott. She passed away on Friday, December 24, 2010 at Southwest Memorial Hospital at the age of 78.

Donna was a member of the United Methodist Church, Lakeview Harmony Club, and she was a lifetime member of the Southwestern Colorado Cowbelles. Donna spent many years working for Four States Tractor. She enjoyed tole painting, sewing and choir singing.

Surviving Donna are her children, Keith Hindmarsh and wife, Alesha of McElmo, Colo., Penny Vidakovich and husband, Leigh of Peyton, Colo., and Jodie Peters of Medford, Ore.; nine grandchildren, Bradley Apple of Grand Junction, Colo., Dalton and Logan Hindmarsh of Cortez, Heath Higgins and wife, Lori of Yellow Jacket, Allen Higgins and wife, Mandy of Lewis, Maygen Ives and husband, Luke of Yellow Jacket, Lauren Ives and husband, Paul of Cortez, Matt Black and wife, Jodie of California, and Weston Willey and wife, Mindy of Medford, Ore.; seven great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Darlene Gorbutt of Fleming, Colo. and Thomas R. Acott and wife, Reta of Fleming, Colo. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband, Joe Marion Beene; by her children, LeuAnn Hindmarsh, LeAnn Higgins, and Kent Hindmarsh; and by her sister, Mary Elizabeth Acott.

Memorial contributions may be made in Donna's name to Dolores State Bank.