George J. and Emma M. (Krieger) Monk, Henry D. and Ella (Lambert) Monk, 9 North 48 West

In 1900 Logan County, Xavier born Feb 1867 in Illinois, married seven years to Sarah Feb 1876 Indiana, have Henry W. Oct 1893 Nebraska, Mary E. Aug 1896 Colorado, and Oliver Nov 1898 Colorado.
Brother-in-law Henry D. Monk Dec 1860 Illinois and his wife Ella - sister of Xavier- born Dec 1876 in Illinois, have Edward Feb 1898 Nebraska and Elmer July 1899 Nebraska..

George proved up a quarter in 8 and 9, 9N 48W in 1911.

George James Monk, born 1875 in Iroquois County, Illinois, died 1926, buried in Hastings, Nebraska. # 97966768.
In 1910 Logan County, George J. is farming, 34, born in Illinois, married nine years to Emma M. 27, Pennsylvania. Cecil Ray 7, Leslie G. 5, and Ethel M. 4 were born inNebraska, Frances V. 2 and Fred A. 1 in Colorado.

George registered for WWI in Hastings, a janitor at the Alcott School in Hastings. Born October 7, 1875, with Emma Marie Monk.
In 1920 Hastings they have Cecil 17, Leslie 15, Ethel 14, Frances 12, and Fred 11.
In 1923 Lincoln, Nebraska, George is a salesman, at 619 E. 15th, Cecil and Leslie G. are students, and Ethel is a clerk at H. Herpolsheimer Co.

George J. Monk, University Place Is at the Lincoln general hospital in a very critical condition as the result of an auto accident in which the car he was driving overturned over an embankment between Weeping Water and Louisville Monday. He was without aid for four hours before discovered. The victim sustained several fractured ribs, a fractured pelvis and a kidney was probably ruptured, according to Dr. Sidney O. Reese who attended him. His condition was not improved Tuesday afternoon. He was still suffering from shock. He is fifty-one years old and lives at 619 East Fifteenth, University Place. Mr. Monk told hospital attendants that he was coasting on a hill between the two towns when he lost control of the machine and it went over a twenty foot embankment, coming to rest upside down. He was riding alone and was pinned beneath the car for a time but managed to free himself. He crawled to the top of the embankment and cried for help but was not found until about 4:30 p. m. when school children were attracted by his shouting. A watch whleh he carried had stopped at 11:30 a. m. and It is believed the accident occurred at that time. The injured man was taken to Weeping Water and attended by Doctor Thomas, but was later removed to the Lincoln general hospital.

George James Monk 1875-1926 is buried in Hastings, and Anna 1881-1964 # 97966875.

Emma is widowed in 1930 Lincoln, and Fred 21, Frances 22, and Helen Josephine 6 are with her.
All four are still together in 1940 Lincoln.

Helen J. Charleston 1923-2005 is buried in Lincoln # 69100264.
December 1944 "Sgt. Fred E. Monk, radio operator in the troop carrier command, now visiting his mother, Mrs. George Monk, 5335 Walker, has helped paratroopers in four invasions and it’s always the same. You come over the water with the boys all chatting and apparently having fun. “Then you see the dark shape of land and you know that there will be something more to write about.” The chatting stops and the boys grow silent, some crossing themselves, some murmuring."

Fred E. Monk 1908-1978 is buried in Lincoln, # 74122188, and so is Frances V. 1907-1961 # 74122187.


Henry proved up a quarter in 34, 9N 48W in 1907.
Haxtun, Colorado, October 10, 1925 "Henry Monk took his son, Jessie to the Mayo Brothers Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Jessie had been ill for some time."

Henry David Monk # 31223301 is buried in Sterling 1869-1942, with Ella (Lambert) Monk 1875-1945.

Edward R. Monk, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Monk, was born at Hastings, Nebraska, January 31, 1897 and died at Alamosa, Colorado, February 21, 1928 at the age of 31 years and 20 days.

On February 28, 1918, he was united in marriage with Addie Monteith at Haxtun, Colorado. To this union two children were born: Muriel Frances, age 6, and Mary May, age 4. They wither their mother, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Monk, two brothers, Elmer and Jesse Monk, two sisters, Mrs. Frank Jones and Mrs. Chase Meakins, all of Haxtun and numerous friends are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving father, husband, son, brother and true friend.

In the year 1900, Edward R. Monk, with his parents, moved to Haxtun, where he grew to manhood and spent nearly all of his life with the exception of the past year, during which time he and his family had resided at Alamosa. The country here was new and sparsely settled and he knew the hardships of the earlier pioneers. In the short span of 31 years he had seen the country develop from a barren plain. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Haxtun and a past Noble Grand of the organization. He was also a member of the American Legion, serving with the American army in the recent World War from August 30, 1918 until April 14, 1918. He also was a member of the Security Benefit Association and the Grand Assembly of the I.O.O.F.

Death came to him suddenly striking him down in the prime of life when the future was holding open to him its fullest measure of happiness. He is gone, but the memory of his kind and open-hearted nature will remain throughout the long years to come.

Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon from the Methodist church, the Rev. I.C. Snavely and the Rev. Hugh Neville, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating with interment in the Haxtun cemetery.

Members of the Oddfellows lodge and American Legion attended the services in a body and assisted in the services at the grave.

HAXTUN — Funeral services for Addie May Monk, 89, of Haxtun, were conducted Saturday from Haxtun United Methodist Church, the Rev. Marvin Essing officiating. Burial followed in Haxtun cemetery. Mrs. Monk died Wednesday, Nov. 14, at a Sterling nursing home.

She was born May 30, 1901, in near New Albia, Iowa, in Marion County, Iowa, the daughter of John T. and Blanche Sherwood Monteith, moving to the Haxtun area in May 1903 via a freight train and educated in Haxtun schools.

She worked at a drug store prior to her Feb. 28, 1918 marriage to Edward Monk when the couple began farming northwest of Haxtun. Mr. Monk died in 1928, and on April 23, 1930, she married Elmer "Pat" Monk. He died in 1959.

Mrs. Monk was a member of Haxtun United Methodist Church, Rebekah Lodge, Senior Citizens Club and past member of the Farm ers Union.

She is survived by two daughters Muriel Salvador of Yuma and Mary Mae Ahnstedt of New Plymouth, Idaho; four grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Thompson Mortuary, Haxtun, was in charge of arrangements.

Viola (Monk) Meakins is buried in Haxtun 1901-1998
Ruby Nell (Monk) Burt 1910-1992 is also buried in Haxtun.
Funeral services were held in Longmont this (Wednesday) morning for Don Burt, formerly of Haxtun, who passed away after an illness of several months.
Following the services in Longmont, the body was brought to Haxtun, where graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m.
Mr. Burt is survived by his wife, the former Ruby Monk, a son, Gary, and his wife, and by a step-son, Mahlon Jones of Haxtun.

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Children of Hiram "Harm" & Maggie Monk:

Frank Monk, b. Mar. 7, 1867, d. Nov. 19, 1911.
Hank Monk, b. Dec. 8, 1868, d. Feb. 16, 1942.
William Monk, b. Aug. 22, 1871, d. Aug. 25, 1950.
George Monk, b. Oct. 7, 1875, d. Oct. 26, 1926.
Emma Monk, b. July 7, 1878, d. Mar. 5, 1965.
Susanna Monk, b. Feb. 26, 1882, d. July 15, 1957.
Arthur Monk, b. Apr. 25, 1886, d. Mar. 4, 1941.

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