Logan County, Colorado

Daniel R. and Mary (Sellingham) Gross

D.A. Gross married Mary J. Boomer on December 2, 1879 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

In 1880 Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Daniel A. Gross is 24, Jennie 21.

In 1885 Hamilton County, Nebraska, Daniel "Grose" is farming, 29, Jane 25, Thomas 3, Daniel 4, and John eight months.

Daniel 1855-1888 is buried in York County, Nebraska # 148512480.

Orlando P. Hamilton married Mary Jane Gross on October 2, 1891 in Council Bluffs.

In 1900 Pottawattamie County, Ida Gross, born December 1885 in Iowa, is with mother Martha J. July 1859 Indiana. Martha's been married nine years to Olanda Hamilton May 1851 Kentucky. They have Homer Sept 1891, Harry July 1893, and Maggie July 1898.
In 1900 Woodbury County, Iowa, Roy Gross is a boarder with the George and Alice Hanson farmers. He was born September 1880 in Iowa.

Olanda's daughter Ella was born Feb 1885 in Missouri.
Martha Jane Keller (Jones)(Gross) Hamilton 1859-1938 is buried in Pottawattamie County, # 154877924.
The Martha Anne (Keller) Cunnigham that # 135838848 has buried in Hardin County is probably incorect.. ..regarding her parents.

(Ida married Alonzo H. Ives, and they're still in Pottawattamie County in 1930, Alonzo 45, Ida L. 41, Leslie L. 15, Ralph O. 13 and Venda V. 11.
Homer R. Hamilton, probably a half-brother of Roy, is buried in Pottawattamine County 1891-1982 # 106979455.
Harry Orlando Hamilton 1893-1973 is also buried in Pottawattamie County # 154848769.


G.W. Sellingham, age 21, married Martha A. Keller, age 20, in Hardin County, Iowa on September 18, 1879.

Annie Sellingham was a daughter-in-law of William and Jane Sellingham in 1880 Hardin County, Iowa, age 20, married to George 22. (George had a sister Lucia in 1860 Iowa)

In 1885 Hardin County, Iowa, Martha "Selingham" is 24, born in Illinois, with Lucia 1 born in Iowa. They're living with Steven Keller 55 born in Germany and Hester 60 in Pennsylvania. The Keller's had been in Stephenson County, Illinois in 1860, both 29, with Mary M. 1 and newborn Martha A..

In 1892 Hardin County, Stephen Keller has land in Sherman Township, section 35.

Steven 42906738 and Hester Keller 42906777 are buried in Hardin County.

In 1900 Woodbury County, Wm. H. Cunningham is a janitor, born Feb 1848 in Indiana, married 8 years to Annie March 1860 Illinois. With them is Robert H. Cunningham April 1883, mother born in Michigan - a day laborer, Alonzo Dec 1893, Mertie Feb 1896, and Hattie August 1898.

Mary Sellingham is a step-daughter born in January 1885, and Lucha Nov 1883.


Mary Sellingham, daughter of George Sellingham and Martha Keller, married Roy Gross, son of E. Gross and "John Johns"

"David" R. Gross and Mary E. Sellingham had Cora May Gross on February 22, 1907 in Monona, Iowa.

In 1910 Pottawattamie County, Iowa, D. Roy is a farm laborer, 29, Mary 25, Doyle 7, Melvin 6, Willie 4, Cora May 3, and Harry A. 1.
Cora, born February 21, 1907, died in Macedonia, Pottawattamie County on February 22, 1918.

Mary Ettie Sellingham and Daniel Roy Gross had Doyle Ervin Gross on July 7, 1916 in Macedonia.

Daniel Roy Gross registered for WWI in Macedonia, farming, with wife Mary Etta Gross, born September 8, 1880.

In 1920 Logan County, "Roy" is farming, 39 born in Nebraska, with Mary 35 in Iowa. Daniel 17, Melvin 16, William 14, Harry 11, Lloyd 9, and Douglas four months were born in Iowa.

In 1930 Cheyenne County, Colorado, Daniel R. is 49, Mary F. 46, Harry A. 21, Lloyd 19, Doyle 14 born in Iowa, Ruth K. 8 and Mary L. 5 born in Colorado.

Still farming in 1940 Cheyenne County, Daniel is 59, Mary 55, Harry 31, and Mary L. 15.

Mary E. Gross 1885-1985 is buried in Cheyenne Wells # 77377119, and so is Daniel R. Gross 1880-1941 # 77377206.

August 8, 1985


In 1920 Floyd County, Iowa, Gladys Kellogg is 11, with father Guy H. 41, widowed. Helen is 14, Irene 12, and Charlotte D. 8.
Guy 1878-1965 is buried in Floyd County # 29753220, with Winifred C. (Higgins) Kellogg 1877-1916.

Daniel Luther Gross married Gladys Katherine Kellogg on September 22, 1926, recorded in Morgan County, Colorado.

In 1930 Logan County, Daniel is a laborer, 27, married to Gladys 21, both born in Iowa. Allen 2 and Leroy eight Months were born in Colorado.

In 1940 Proctor, Logan County, "Dan L." is an auto mechanic, and they've added Robert, 2.
Next household is William Gross, 35, and Lloyd 29, both working in a garage.


Melvin Gross married Dorothy Smith on March 15, 1939, recorded in Sedgwick County, Colorado.

Melvin John Gross 1904-1979 is buried in Sterling # 57500788, with Dorothy B. Weisenburg Gross 1907-1986.


In 1925 Pottawattamie County, Willie Gross is 19, nephew of Orando P. 73 and Martha J. 64 Hamilton.

In 1985 Eaton, Colorado, twenty gallons of gas was taken from the tank of a pickup parked at 55 Juniper, belonging to William E. Gross, 80.

December 14, 1989

Ruth married Leroy Homan, who's buried in Eads, Colorado 1911-1965, # 55502238.

In 1940 Cheyenne County, Leroy is 28, born in Missouri, Ruth K. 18 in Colorado, with Leroy H. Jr. 1.

June 15, 1962

Tina Rai Homan was born on April 14, 1975 to Ron and Connie Homan. She was born at St. Joseph Hospital of the Plains in Cheyenne Wells, CO. She attended school at Cheyenne Wells beginning with pre-school through high school and graduated in May of 1994. Tina had a lot of health problems from birth, with many surgeries throughout her lifetime. In spite of her problems, she always had a smile on her face and was an inspiration to all of us. We will miss her beautiful smile.

Tina loved football, whether it be at the high school level or NFL. She would go to any football game for the high school. Of course the Broncos were her favorite NFL team. She loved them and at times, cursed them, but she was always ready to watch the next game. She was always concerned about other people and especially when someone was sick or ill. Tina went home to be with the Lord on January 15, 2009 and was laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery in Cheyenne Wells January 20, 2009.

She leaves to mourn her parents, Ron and Connie Homan of Cheyenne Wells; her brother Troy (Shawna) Homan of Cheyenne Wells; her sister Lana Russell of Round Rock, Texas; maternal grandmother Joan Kibbee of Golden Valley, Arizona; paternal grandmother Ruth Homan of Longmont, CO; Aunt Karen (Harold) Gilliahan of Goodland, KS; Aunt Mary (Carlyle) Kammerer of Parker, CO; Uncle Perry (Susan) Will of New Castle, CO; Uncle J.R. (Norma) Homan of Longmont, CO; many nieces and nephews, great aunts and uncles, cousins, and a host of friends.


Mary Lucille Riley, 92 of Sterling passed away on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at the Devonshire Acres Nursing Home. A memorial service will be held in Clinton, Oklahoma at a later date. Mary was born April 30, 1924 in Crook, CO to Daniel Roy and Mary (Cunningham) Gross. She worked many years as a bookkeeper. She is survived by her daughter Patricia L. Webb of Weatherford, OK.


Doyle Ervin Gross 1916-1975 is buried in Fort Collins # 93255856, with Marie Lavon (Wiggins) Gross 1920-1991.

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