Ehud and Caroline (Kolb) Bamford
Friedrich and Louisa Kolb were on the Elena arriving in New York Aug 5, 1864 from Le Havre, German, originating in Wurttemberg.
In 1870 Stephenson County, Illinois, "Emannel Kolp" a saloon keeper, with Louisa both 28 born in Germany, with Louisa 6 born in Germany, Julia 5 Wisc, Amelia 3, Wisc, and Caroline 1 Illinois.
Emanuel Kolb was naturalized October 3, 1870 in Green County, Wisconsin.
Constantine Hughes married Hannah Gifford 17 Jan 1807 at Harrison, Harrison, Virginia . Hannah Gifford was born at 26 May 1787 daughter of John Gifford and Mary Jacobs .
They were the parents of 14 children:
Constantine Hughes, II died 23 May 1848 at Vermillion, Indiana . Hannah Gifford died 1 Jul 1857 at Vermillion, Indiana .
Samuel C. Williams married Emily Hughes - born Dec 18, 1818 in Loudoun Virginia, August 16, 1837 in Vermillion County, Indiana.
Jefferson Bamford married Emely Williams August 5, 1850 in Vermillion County, Indiana.
In 1860 Vermillion County, Indiana, Jefferson Bamford is 29, Emily 42, with Sarah A. 9, Hannah 5, Warren 4, Thomas Williams 21, and Mary Williams 11.
(Warren married Malissa Rogers May 17, 1877 in Vermilion County, Illinois -an adjoining county - went to Nebraska Kearney and Phelps Counties, died there in 1933 - buried in Williamsburg Cemetery, Phelps County 44356311)
Jefferson Bamford served from March thru June 1865, and was a farmer in 1901 in Perrysville, Indiana, widowed, nearest relative Hannah Smith of Perrysville. He died Sept 4, 1908 at Perrysville.
FindaGrave 27745473 has "Emly" Bamford - wife of J. Bamford dying 1879, buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Vermillion County, Indiana.
In 1880 Vermillion County, Indiana Ehud Bamford, 19, born in Indiana, is a laborer for his widowed uncle Ehud Hughes, 63, and cousins Nancy Ann Hughes 21 and Almirah 17.
In 1880 Green County Wisconsin, Frederick and Louisa K. Kolb, both 38 born in Germany, a day laborer, have Louisa, 17, Susan 13, Amelia 14, CAROLINE 11, Frederick 9, Pauline 7, and Matilda 2. This census says the five oldest were born in Wisconsin, Frederick ??, Pauline Illinois, and Matilda Wisconsin.
Nellie Ruth Bamford was born Aug 24, 1886 in Clarno, Green County, Wisconsin to Ehud Bamford and Caroline Kolb.
In 1900 Fleming precinct, Logan County, Colorado, Ehud born Sep 1860 in Indiana is married fifteen years to Carrie March 1869 Illinois. Nellie Aug 1886 in Wisconsin, Lottie Mar 1894 Colorado, William June 1896 Colorado, and Blanche Dec 1899 Colorado.
Ehud proved up a quarter in 34, 8N 48W in 1902.
In 1910 Ehud and Carrie have Lettie 16, William L. 13, Blanch 10, and Emily 3.
In 1920 they have William, Blanche B., and Emilie G. 13.
In 1930 Dailey precinct, Logan County Ehud and Carrie are still farming, alone, but William is the next household, married to Mary M. 28, Kansas, with Willard A. 4 born in Kansas and Mary E. 2 Colorado. William is a car salesman.
Ehud 46116820 - 1860-1942 and Caroline 1869-1937 are buried in Haxtun.
Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, March 11, 1942
So are daughter Lettie Lorena (Bamford) Lyman and her husband Ben.
Also buried in Haxtun are son William 41487374 1896-1937 and Mary May (Baker) Bamford
Son Wilbert 41487487 and his wife Glendora 1925-1983 are also buried there.
Nellie R. Acott (formerly Nellie R. Bamford) proved up a quarter in 32, 8N 48W in 1914.
Louisa Eliza (Kolb) Reasa 43869776 is probably a sister of Caroline -
Another is probably Matilda, who married Alvin E. Sopin, "Alvarus E. Soper" April 24, 1896 in Green County, Wisconsin, and they're in Lafayette County, Wisconsin in1900 with two kids, Alvin's father Samuel April 1831 in Vermont, and Mary "Kulb" born June 1884 in Wisconsin, sister.
"Elwood Soper" 38 and Mathilde 30 are in Washburn County Wisconsin in 1910, but Elwood - Alvin is widowed in 1920, 1930, and 1940.
|Found in an early Birchwood newspaper, "Severe Loss by Fire :"
"About 4 o'clock Tuesday morning the barn belonging to Elwood Soper was
discovered to be on fire. It had gained such headway, nothing could be done
to save it or any of the contents, 6 cows, 2 head of young cattle, about 2 ton
of hay, some ground feed, a quantity of mangles, corn fodder and 25 chickens.
The building was insured for $100 but nothing on the contents. So great was
the sympathy of the entire community that before night of that day $78 was
raised by friends to buy a cow and feed. The donations ranged from 50c to
$1.00 or $2.00."
FindAGrave 119880222 says Matilda died in 1918, and her mother was Louisa Hoffmeister, father Emanuel Kolb. The Green County index says Mrs. A.E. Soper died April 3, 1918, a resident of Birchwood.
"Born to Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Wait of Danville, Ill, Thursday, July 25, 197, a 9-lb girl. Mrs. Wait is a daughterof Mr. and Mrs. Hanson Smith of Perryville. Mr. Wait is a son of Atty. .C. Wait of this place "(Newport, Indiana)"
1911 Hannah Smith was the administratrix of the estate of Hanson Smith.
| Grant Smith died May 4, 1923 from the flu that developed into
pneumonia. Son of Hanson and Hannah Smith. He was born on Jan 1, 1871.
Graduated from Perrysville High in Perrysville IN, class of 1891. 1890
he became a member of the Christian Church. 1892 he went to Neb. the
next year to Colorado, where he lived until 1923. On account of failing
health he moved back to Neb and then to IN. When he died he left behind
his wife, 5 children, his mother, and sisters, Mrs. Emelie Clark of
Perrysville IN, and Mrs. Ray C Wait of Danville IL. services at Lowes
Chapel, in Danville IL
Buried in Niccum Cemetery Vermilion County
According to information on the 1920 census, Grant Smith age 49 b. IN, along with his wife, Inis E. age 38 b. NE, and their three children; Garnet, daughter age 15 b. CO; Eldon G., son age 10 b. CO; and Geneva G., daughter age 6 b. CO, live in Fleming precinct #5 on Custer Street--household #38. In the same household resides James E. Wright, age 27 b. Missouri, and his wife Lenna G., age 19 b. CO. Both men, Grant and James, are organizers for the Farmer's League.
In 1900 Rockland precinct Grant Smith born Jan 1870 in Indiana, Inis April 1881, Nebraska have been married two years, and have Alvie Oct 1898, Colorado.
In 1910 Haxtun Grant and Inez have Alva G., Lena 9, Janella 6, and Eldon F. seven months. Grant is a real estate broker.
Grant and Inis are in Fleming in 1920, with Garnet 15, Eldon G. 10,
and Geneva G. 6.
Grant probably came to Fleming because of his uncle Ehud Bamford's living there.
Ina E. and Eldon G. are in Eagle County, Colorado in 1940, where he does ranch work. Garnet J. McDonald, 35, widowed, is also with them.
Ina E. Smith, born April 3, 1881 in Nebraska to Horace G. Davis 41046008 and Mary Doremus Davis, 41046066 died in Fort Worth Dec 23, 1960. She's buried in Shannon Rose Hill, Fort Worth 46388943
"Loron" Davis is buried in Fleming 34456226
Eldon G. Smith born 8/28/1909 in Colorado to Grant Smith and Ina Davis, died in Kerrville Texas 3/11/1971 - to be buried in Ft. Sam Houston.
Garnet Baker 1904-1968 is buried in the McCoy cemetery, Eagle County, Colorado 42791559
Geneva Smith, 18, married Fred A. Kesey, 22 in Florence, Colorado October 7, 1931.Alva GA
Alva G. Smith married Marea, and they're in Nebraska in 1920, divorced i
SMITH, LEMA (mother) , and WILLIAM T. KELLNER, had a baby, ELSIE MIRIE KELLNER born 3 Dec 1919 in GILA COUNTY, ARIZONA
They're in Phoenix in 1957, living at 9043 N. 10th.
William 1891-1956 is buried in Globe 36545248 - and FindAGrave doesn't know where his spouse Lena Simth Kellner is buried.
Uri Everett Davis 1877-1963 is buried in Haxtun 43529652 - brother of Ina.
Grace V. Davis Gueck, 88, of
Denver, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2002, in Haxtun. Visitation vill be from
10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Tennant Funeral Home in
Haxtun. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the
Haxtun United Methodist thurch with Revs. Mike Bergman and Donald Gueck.
Burial will follow at the Haxun Cemetery.