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Saguache County, Colorado
Deaths

This page is a list of people who have ties to Saguache County, CO at one time or another. Some are buried here and some are buried elsewhere.

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Also check out the 1870 & 1880 Census Mortality Index
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LAST NAME FIRST NAME PLACE OF DEATH DATE OF DEATH AGE BURIED - NOTES
ALLEN Olla Amanda "Ollie" (PROFFITT) Saguache 10 Jan 1943 71 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Robert J.; child of John and Maggie
ALLEN Robert J. Saguache 1946 73 Hillside Cemetery; husband of Ollie
ALLEN Robert Logan "Logan Canon City 22 Dec 1986 81 Hillside Cemetery; child of Robert and Ollie
ALLEN Hazel Caroline (BELLONI) Saguache 17 Nov 1980 69 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Robert Logan
ALLEN Robert Logan Jr. Saguache 14 Nov 1972 35 Hillside Cemetery; child of Robert and Hazel
ALLEN Gerald Ashley "Ashley" Sagauche 5 Sep 1985 75 Hillside Cemetery; child of Robert and Ollie
ALLEN Hazel Sagauche Nov 1980 69 Hillside Cemetery; child of Robert and Ollie; never married
ARCHULETA Bennie Residence Saguache January 1986 69 ?
ARCHULETA Laurieno Residence Saguache February 1974 68 ?
ARCHULETA Richard Residence Saguache March 1982 81 ?
ARMENTA Porfirio R. ? 1974 abt. 74 Chicago Cemetery, Saguache
ASHLEY Samuel Grand Junction 7 Oct 1900 82 Hillside Cemetery; son of Edward Garrett ASHLEY; first elected Saguache County .commissioner; Saguache County Judge; patriarch of the first Anglo-Saxon family to settle in the San Luis Valley
ASHLEY Mary B. (SWANSEY) Saguache 21 Mar 1891 70 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Samuel; born in Kentucky
ASHLEY William Thomas "Tom" Saguache 26 Jan 1920 73 Hillside Cemetery; child of Samuel and Mary; Saguache County commissioner; member of the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of Saguache; co-owner of Means and Ashley Mercantile company along with Horace Means
ASHLEY Emma (SCANDRETT) Saguache 14 Dec 1940 79 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Tom; child of William and Malinda
ASHLEY Infant Sagauche 27 Nov 1880 17 days Hillside Cemetery; child of Tom and Emma
ASHLEY Thomas Cooley "Tom" Saguache 1952 60 Hillside Cemetery; child of Tom and Emma
ASHLEY Daisy H. (HILL) Grand Junction 1987 93 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Thomas Cooley "Tom"; member of the Saguache Cemetery and Saguache Museum Board of Directors
ASHLEY Samuel Wesley Grand Junction 7 Oct 1929 71 Orchard Mesa Cemetery; child of Samuel and Mary
ASHLEY Jessie (SCANDRETT) Saguache 21 Nov 1891 27 wife of Samuel Wesley; child of William and Malinda
ASHLEY Charles Scandrett Grand Junction 1945 56 Orchard Mesa Cemetery; child of Samuel Wesley and Jessie
ASHLEY John Wesley Bonanza unknown child of Edward Garrett ASHLEY; brother of Samuel
ASHLEY Rebecca (SWANSEY) Bonanza unknown sister of Mary B. (Swansey) ASHLEY; wife of John Wesley
ASHLEY John Edward Bonanza Abt 1931 child of John and Rebecca
ASHLEY Hannah Jane (BARROWS) Bonanza unknown Hillside Cemetery; Wife of John Edward
ASHLEY Edward Wesley Bonanza 24 May 1949 73 child of John Edward and Hannah
ASHLEY Nelsona "Nettie" (COLE) Chaffee County 21 Jan 1966 81 Fairview Cemetery in Salida; wife of Edward Wesley
ASHLEY John N. Chaffee County 10 Apr 1968 61 Fairview Cemetery in Salida; child of Edward and Nettie
BELLONI Anthony J. Saguache 14 May 1954 66 Hillside Cemetery
BLOOD F.L. ? March 1879/1880 6 ?
BRUBACHER Charles Hugo Center 24 July 1967 68 ?
BURNS Charles "Chuck" Saguache County 1 Sept. 1999 57 Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, CO
CAPELLEN Fred Baca Grant August 1955 ? Revenna, Nebraska
CHILDEARS D.M. "Marlon" (Obit) Denver 5 July 2001 86 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
CLARK Franklin Saguache 10 June 1901 56 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
CLOUD George ? May 1879/1880 2 ?
COOMBS Ivan ? 1978 ? ?
COOMBS Jennie ? Feb. 1966 74 ?
CORDOVA Irene J. ? 1976 abt. 59 Chicago Cemetery, Saguache
CROW Mrs. Edna May Monte Vista Hospital 19 Dec. 1955 54 CO (wife of Victor L. Crow)
DAVIS Byron DeKalb Denver 1926 abt. 78 ?Bonanza?, CO
DOWNER James P. ? 1893 ? Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
DUNN D. Herbert Chrystal Hill 1901 54 Del Norte,Rio Grande County, CO
DURAN Jana ? May 1879/1880 8 mo. ?
FELLOWS Mrs. Belle Greeley, Weld County, CO 2 June 1954 64 Mount Nebo Cemetery
FLICKINGER Charles Elmer Saguache 26 Feb. 1967 ? ?
FREEDLE James Casper Saguache 16 March 1937 64 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
GALLEGOS Claude Martinez, CA 1999 64 unknown
GARCIA Carrie unknown 2001 ? Hillside Cemetery
HARPEL Gertrude Eunice (MEISTER) Villa Grove 10 May 1954 64 unknown
HERNDON Ronnie Ray Rocky Mountain Hospital 1 Aug. 1955 4 Crown Hill Cemetery
JORDAN Catherine Salida, CO May 12, 1941 71 buried at Hillside Cemetery, Saguache, block F Born Nov 28, 1869 in Saguache. Daughter of Nathan Russell and his first wife Maria Juliana Lobato. Wife of Michael Jordan. Mother of Walter, Nathan, Mary Catherine, Elizabeth, John, Lewie, Minnie and Leona.
JORDAN Michael Saguache 1932 73 Buried at Hillside Cemetery in Saguache, block F. born in 1859 in Pittsfield, IL, the son of Irish immigrants. Michael served as a Judge in Saguache, and was president of "The Saguache County Creamery" in 1906.
JORDAN Nathan Saguache 12 Oct 1892 9 mos. 12 days Buried at Hillside Cemetery in Saguache. Son of Catherine (Russell) and Michael Jordan, grandson of Nathan Russell.
KEMPNER Helen (ASHLEY) Anderson Bonanza 1990 90 child of Edward and Nettie; wife of "Dutch"; previous wife of Clinton Anderson; aka "Sagebrush Annie"; wrote for Saguache Crescent
LAUGHLIN Matthew ? 21 Oct. 1906 60 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache - Block I. Searching for his wife Amelia Laughlin’s gravesite.
LAWRENCE
"Founder of Saguache County"
John, Hon. (See Link for more information) Denver 13 Feb. 1908 72 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
MARQUEZ Alamosa 15 January 1993 55 La Garita Cemetery, La Garita
MARTINEZ Jose Patricio "Pat" Saguache 26 June 1958 53 Chicago Cemetery, Saguache
MASCARENES Juan Saguache ?? ?? Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
MASCARENES Senida Saguache ?? ?? Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
MAYOL Laura Ellen "Ella" (ASHLEY) Saguache 27 Mar 1874 21 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Fredrick; child of Samuel and Mary
MAYOL Ella Saguache 3 Jun 1874 10 mos Hillside Cemetery; child of Fredrick and Ella
McGEHEE Henry George unknown 27 Aug. 1954 67 Fairview Cemetery
MEANS Clara Isabelle (PROFFITT) Saguache 29 Mar 1890 24 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Horace; daughter of John and Maggie
MEANS Horace Bailey "Boss" Saguache 21 Feb 1926 70 Hillside Cemetery; husband of Clara Isabelle; one of the original Incorporators of the town of Saguache; mayor of Saguache; first owner of the Saguache Hotel
MEANS Tillie (FARRINGTON) Sagauche 1948 77 Hillside Cemetery; 3rd wife of Horace Bailey
MEANS Walter Saguache 1885 2 Hillside Cemetery; child of Horace and Clara
MEANS George Washington Saguache 27 Jan 1920 62 Salida; brother of Horace
MEANS Cora Dell (THURSTON) Denver 9 Jul 1957 87 Salida; wife of George Washington MEANS
MEANS Roy Saguache 10 Mar 1890 3 Hillside Cemetery; child of George and Cora
MEANS Edith Saguache 22 Apr 1886 9 mos Hillside Cemetery; child of George and Cora
MEANS Harry Guy Saguache 1 Jan 1892 6 mos Hillside Cemetery; child of George and Cora
MEANS Rollo Jackson Saguache 8 Jul 1963 90 Hillside Cemetery; brother of Horace; child of Jackson
MEANS Milo Jackson "Smokey" Saguache 16 Jun 1993 90 Hillside Cemetery; son of Rollo; owned and operated Smokey’s Lunch Café and the Stockmen‘s Club along with Rollo
MEANS Verna E. Sagauche unknown Hillside Cemetery; wife of Milo
MEANS Jackson Saguache 11 Dec 1876 44 Hillside Cemetery
Newcomb
Newcomb
Kate ? 1966 79 La Jara Cemetery, Conejos County, CO
OGDEN Charles ? 1935 ? ?
PROFFITT Margaret "Maggie" (ASHLEY) Sagauche 1913 69 Hillside Cemetery; wife of John W.; child of Samuel and Mary
PROFFITT John W. Saguache 1926 91 Hillside Cemetery; husband of Maggie
PROFFITT Oscar Sagauche 1868 88 Hillside Cemetery; child of John and Maggie; first recorded Anglo-Saxon child born in Saguache
PROFFITT Alice Marie (DAVIS) Saguache 1938 54 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Oscar
PROFFITT Adrian Saguache 1969 53 Hillside Cemetery; child of Oscar and Alice
PROFFITT Katie Saguache 27 Apr 1874 3 mos Hillside Cemetery; child of John and Maggie
QUINTANA Vernon L. Colorado Springs, CO 2001 61 Memorial Gardens Cemetery
ROBERTSON George H. Monte Vista Sept. 1952 79 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
RUSSELL Grace S. (SPENCER) Mesa County 1955 72 wife of William G.; child of William and Mattie
RUSSELL Elizabeth R. Saguache, Colorado, 14 Jun 1889 33 Buried at Hillside Cemetery in Saguache. 3rd wife of Nathan Russell
RUSSELL Nathan Saguache, Colorado 18 Aug 1895 64 Buried at Hillside Cemetery in Saguache. Born Mar 22, 1831 in Donegal, Ireland. Immigrated to the United States abt 1841. Nathan enlisted in the New Mexico Volunteers, and served as a Blacksmith for 3 years. He came to Saguache in 1866, and was the first to settle on Saguache creek. He practiced his blacksmith trade, raised crops and livestock and ran freight by wagon all over the San Luis Valley. The remains of one of his freight wagons is on display at Ft Garland. He donated land to the town of Saguache, this area is known as "Russell’s Addition". Much more information available about Nathan.
RUSSELL Nathan Saguache, Colorado, 1915 Buried at Hillside Cemetery in Saguache. Son of Nathan Russell and his second wife Elizabeth (Albers).
SALAZ Carmen "Cherry" Colorado Springs Dec. 1990 58 Evergreen Cemetary, Colorado Springs
SALAZ Denise Colorado Springs Dec.1977 3mo Evergreen Cemetary, Colorado Springs
SALAZ Jean Colorado Springs Sept. 1976 74 Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
SALAZ John Pete III Colorado Springs June 2002 18 Evergreen Cemetary, Colorado Springs
SALAZ John Pete II Colorado Springs Apr. 2003 47 Evergreen Cemetary, Colorado Springs
SALAZ Juan Saguache ?? ?? Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
SALAZ Juan Pedro Utah 1932 30 Unknown
SALAZ Rudy Colorado Springs Nov. 1983 56 Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
SALAZ Sarah Saguache ?? ?? Chicago Cemetary, Saguache
SANCHEZ Victor Alamosa Hospital Nov. 1955 41 Saguache Cemetery
SCANDRETT Nora R. (MAYOL-SPENCER) Aft 1920 wife of George Walter; Child of Fredrick and Ella; raised by William D. SPENCER and maternal aunt, Mattie (ASHLEY) following her mother’s death in 1874; relocated to Ouray County following her husband’s death; descendants relocated to Seattle area
SCANDRETT George Walter Saguache Jan 1917 53 child of William and Malinda
SCANDRETT William Thomas Strickland Saguache 8 Nov 1893 58 Hillside Cemetery; County Assessor and Justice of the Peace
SCANDRETT Malinda (IRWIN) Saguache 16 May 1914 78 Hillside Cemetery; wife of William Thomas Strickland SCANDRETT
SCANDRETT William Irwin Saguache 3 Jun 1932 70 Hillside Cemetery; child of William and Malinda
SCANDRETT James Cooley Missouri 30 Jun 1900 34 Hillside Cemetery; child of William and Malinda
SCANDRETT Milton E. Saguache 16 Aug 1898 28 Hillside Cemetery; child of William and Malinda
SCANDRETT Atlantis "Lattie" Saguache 31 May 1878 7 Hillside Cemetery; child of William and Malinda
SETTLE Louisa Jane "Lizzie" (ASHLEY) Saguache 9 Oct 1878 39 Hillside Cemetery; wife of Andrew; child of Samuel and Mary
SETTLE Andrew William Missouri 15 Feb 1914 80 returned to Missouri after the death of his wife, Lizzie ASHLEY
SETTLE Infant Saguache 25 Nov 1868 1 day Hillside Cemetery; child of Andrew and Lizzie
SETTLE Jessie Saguache 8 Jul 1874 2 Hillside Cemetery; child of Andrew and Lizzie
SETTLE Infant Saguache 14 Jul 1874 1 day Hillside Cemetery; child of Andrew and Lizzie
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Blanche Emma (ASHLEY) Denver 18 Jun 1970 87 Rito Alto Cemetery; wife of Ralph; child of Tom and Emma
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Ralph Wales Denver 15 Feb 1963 85 born in Moffat
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William Ralph Moffat 9 Oct 1980 73 child of Ralph and Blanche
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Martin Adam New Mexico 23 Sep 1989 79 child of Ralph and Blanche
SISNEROS Julie Ann (Marquez) Center 30 September 2000 39 La Garita Cemetery, La Garita
SLANE Andrew Saguache ? ? ?
SOLOMON Peter Donaldson Montrose, CO 8 June 1955 93 ?
SPENCER Martha "Mattie" (ASHLEY) Mesa County unknown child of Samuel and Mary; husband of William D. SPENCER
STRADER Rollo James Pueblo, CO 18 Feb. 1955 45 ?
SYLVESTER Loren B. Monte Vista? Sept. 1955 88 ?
TARBELL Cora Margurite Saguache Oct. 1902 13 Hillside Cemetery, Saguache
TAYLOR Amanda H. "Mandy" (ASHLEY) California unknown child of Samuel and Mary; husband of George W. TAYLOR
THATCHER Gregory (still born son of Dale M. and Anna Lenore) Bonanza 21 Oct. 1955 0 Del Norte Cemetery
TRUJILLO Ernest Colorado Springs Apr. 1970 65 Hillside Cemetary, Saguache
TRUJILLO Evelyn Colorado Springs June 1992 82 Hillside Cemetary, Saguache
VELASQUEZ John Monte Vista Hospital 3 Aug. 1955 0 Chichago Cemetery
von BERGGRUM Professor E. Walter Denver 12 Feb. 1955 80 ?
WARD Edmund Nathan Denver, CO 18 DEC 1943 39 Son of William/Halcyon Ward. Father of John Herbert Ward. Buried at Hillside Cemetery.
WARD Halcyon "Hallie" Ellis Monte Vista, CO 23 AUG 1954 77 Wife of William Lee Ward. Buried at Hillside Cemetery.
WARD John Herbert Del Norte, CO 10 JAN 1937 6 mos. Son of Edmund Nathan/ Ethel Link Ward. Brother of Everett Lee Ward and Edmund Nathan Ward Jr.
WARD William Lee Del Norte, CO 04 DEC 1958 82 Husband of Halcyon Ellis Ward. Buried at Hillside Cemetery.
WEBB Raymond C. Monte Vista Hospital 15 July 1954 66 Crestone Cemetery
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