Ira Warren and Maude Hartwell

In 1880 Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Ira is one of eight kids of H.C. 38 and Susan 36 Hartwell.

In 1880 Council Bluffs, Iowa Maud Jeffries is six months old, daughter of John 23 and Magret 20 Jeffries.

In 1900 Pottawatomie County Ira, born July 1873   has been married one year to Maud J. Dec 1879 Iowa.  They have month-old Dorothy F. - all born in Iowa.

In 1910 Rockland precinct Ira is farming with Maud, Francis, Gayl, Leona and Maxine eight onths.

Ira cash-claimed  a quarter in 14, 7N 48W in 1912.

He registered with a Haxtun address a movie theater manager, born July 25, 1873, with Ivy Maude Hartwellhis nearest relative.

May 4, 1919 "Ira Hartwell, manager of Gayety Theater in Haxtun, made improvements.  A Heating plant was installed and a soda fountain with a complete line of candy, popcorn and soft drinks was added."


In 1920 Haxtun Ira is managing a movie theater, 46, with Maud 40.  They have daughter Frances D. 19, son Gayle W. 18, daughter Leon M. 14,  all born in Iowa, and Maxine 10, and Doris M. 8 both in Colorado.


 In 1926 Ira, a carpenter,  and Maude are living at 2214 Humboldt in Denver.

In 1930 Lakewood, Colorado, Ira is a carpenter, and he and Maude have Dorris 18 and Bettie J. 7.

In 1935 Denver Maude (wid Ira) is a corsetiere, living at 2329 Race.

In 1930 Gail Hartwell is in Goodland, Kansas, married to Olive, and they have five month old Anna Lee.

He's in Burlington, Colorado in 1940, a car salesman,  lodging with the Thomas Peterson family, married, and was in Decatur Kansas in 1935.  Olive and Anna Lee are back in Jasper County, Missouri in 1940 with her father Leroy Heisten.

Gayle W. Hartwell died Sep 2, 1945 in Weber County, Utah - and one tree said he's buried in the Ogden city cemetery.


Probably Maud's sister Annie married William P. Eaton, and they're in Kit Carson County in 1930.  Annie is 41, born in Iowa.

And another sister Edna M. born about 1895, is married to Harry W. Johnson 28 in Phillips County, with Harland W. 3.  Harry registered with a Haxtun address, farming, with a wife and child.

Harry is the son of Nordvig and Christina S. Johnson - born Dec 1892 in Colorado, but they're in Sheridan County, Wyoming in 1900.

Harry is a house plasterer in 1930 Aurora, Colorado, 38, born in Colorado, Edna M. 37 Iowa, with Harland W. now 13, Wilbur B. 8, and Wilna M. 7.

They're still there in 1940 with Harlan running a cafe,


Frank Dexter Hartwell, born Dec 11, 1879 in Council Bluffs, died Nov 24, 1941, and he and Nelle (Hamilton) Hartwell 1883-1947 are  buried in Haxtun

Caroline Elizabeth Hartwell was born Feb 26, 1918 in Haxtun, married John Linza Peach in Paonia, COlorado.

Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, March 20, 1919


On Thursday morning, March 6, occurred the death of the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hartwell, the baby being but a few hours old at the time of death. The services were held at the Hartwell home in Haxtun, Rev. O.E. Barker, pastor of the Methodist church, conducting the services. Interment was at the Haxtun cemetery, the preparation of the remains being by the Radford mortuary.

 June 23, 1921 Haxtun "An auto struck little Maryland Hartwell Tuesday morning, but no bones were broken"

Caroline Elizabeth Peach February 22, 1918 December 9, 2012 Caroline Elizabeth Peach passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Sunridge Retirement Community in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She was 94 years of age. A memorial service honoring Caroline's life will be held at 2:00 p.m., December 17, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Grand Junction, Colorado. Caroline Elizabeth Hartwell was born on February 22, 1918, to Frank Dexter and Nelle Amanda (Hamilton) Hartwell in Haxtun, Colorado. She spent most of her childhood and went to school in Haxtun and graduated high school in Paonia, Colorado. She attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado where she met her future husband, John L. Peach. Caroline and John were married on August 22, 1937, in Paonia, Colorado. To this union three children were born, Jean Selch (Ralph) of Aberdeen WA; Jack Peach (Linda) of Mechanicsville MD, and Richard Peach (Donna) of Colorado Springs, CO. Caroline was a devoted wife and loving mother. She was also active in the Order of Eastern Star where she was a Worthy Matron and a Grand Officer. She and her husband were also very active in the First Christian Church for many years. She enjoyed square dancing, golfing, bowling, volunteering at St. Mary's Hospital, and spending time on Grand Mesa. She was preceded in death by her parents; her three sisters, and her husband. Caroline is survived by her three children; nine grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. -