Colorado Unknown County
Queries
1998

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HAMILTON

Submitted by Virgle L Chappell on Sat Jan 24, 1998

HAMILTON , Harvey and/or Lydia about 1850. The family disappeared from Monroe Co, KY after 1845 and some family tradition indicates they went to Colorado. By 1860 they were in Sullivan Co, MO. Would appreciate any info or suggestions.
Thank you.
Virgle L Chappell
Vchapp@aol.com

HAMILTON

Submitted by Brenda Hamilton Hoots on Fri Jan 2, 1998

I am searching for any information on a William "Bud" HAMILTON who is told to have gone west to Colorado in 1930 by train from Kentucky to homestead property. He was a surveyor and merchant in KY. If anyone could tell me if there was a certain area that was being homesteaded in the 1930's. He later sent for two of his daughters and a son. Eva HAMILTON KORTE who's husband was Ted KORTE a train engineer and is said to have deid in CO, and the other daughter Lennie HAMILTON FISCHER . Both daughter's later returned to Kentucky. Possibly a son named Brain/Bryan Hamilton . It is thought that William "Bud" HAMILTON died in CO in the late 1930's. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you in advance.
Brenda Hamilton Hoots

hooter@gate.net

HARRINGTON

Harrington, David died 1890
Posted by Joe Price price@physics.isu.edu on Sat, 10 Oct 1998
Surnames: HARRINGTON

Looking for death place of David Henry HARRINGTON that died 13 Dec 1890 somewhere in CO while working for a railroad. It was some type of accident. He was buried somewhere in CO while his family lived in Goodland, KS. David was born 1855 in Mercer Co., CO.
Joe in the Gem State, Idaho

HARRIS

Posted by Louise Harris-Sulu dhargrove7@aol.com on Wed, 26 Aug 1998

Searching for Ligon (Lee) HARRIS born in Tuskegee Alabama. Parents were Rigdom and Pearl Harris . Lee's brothers and sisters are Clifford Harris , Jabo Harris , Ida Harris Bogen , and Equilla Harris King . Lee was last known to have lived in Colorado and was last heard from during the 1980's. Please respond if you have further information.

Harris--See Gentry

HAYDON, HAYDEN

Posted by Jason Haydon jasonhaydon@juno.com on Fri, 07 Aug 1998

Looking for information on Jesse, Daniel, Charley, and Geroge HAYDON/HAYDEN . They were from Texas, but at least one of them was moved to Colorado, where they all vacationed abt. 1920, or so.
I have a picture of them all at a park in Central City, but I do know that none of them are on the Gilpin County census for 1900-1920.
Please help.

HEWSON

Posted by Jack Smith jackws@sprint.ca on Tue, 29 Sep 1998
Surnames: HEWSON

Henry HEWSON born about 1851 probably Lacolle, Quebec the son of Thomas Hewson and Mary Anne Stephenson, Lacolle, QE. According to family lore, Henry was killed in Unknown County, Colorado, maybe in a mining related accident, date unknown but as a guess 1875-1900 era.
Searching for info re date, place and cause of death. Any other particulars; where is he buried, was he married, any descendants. All information appreciated.

HICKS

Posted by Bill Hicks bsrhicks@webtv.net on Wed, 19 Aug 1998

Need the 1900 census data for the following HICKS family: **William P., Theresa, William H., **Robert A., Liz, **Vernie, **James S. Ones with the double asterisk are known to be alive in 1900 and lived well into the 20th century.

HUBBARD, MANSFIELD

Posted by russ ruhl rusruhl@hotmail.com on Mon, 21 Sep 1998
Surnames: HUBBARD, MANSFIELD

researching edward j HUBBARD b. 15 apr 1836 son of horace and anna MANSFIELD HUBBARD who in 05 wrote letter to nelson a. MANSFIELD in sinclairville, ny. edward wrote from unknown co. colo, poss m__da_ or mindad or w_ _ da_, colo.

HUGHES

Submitted by Scott Hughes on Sun Mar 8, 1998

Hughes . We are looking for anyone who knew William Evan Hughes from southwest Iowa during 1932-33 when he was in the Colorado area. He was a fifteen year old high school graduate at the time he went to Colorado in 1932. In 1933 he returned to Iowa to go to college. The family heard that he went out with some other young men but does not know much about this time period in his life. They are trying to find names of persons he was in touch with while he was in Colorado maybe working as a ranch hand or farm worker. We would appreciate any help anyone can give.
Thank you.
Scott Hughes

joagar@ameritech

HUMPHREYS

Submitted by Dennis La Pine on Sun Apr 05, 1998

William R. HUMPHREYS divorced from a Jennette ( Jones ) Humphreys in Osage City, Kansas 1888. William moved to Colorado at this point in time, unknown where. Children, Richard, Mary E., several others names unk.
Thank you.
Dennis La Pine
lapine@myhome.net

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    JACQUEZ, JAQUES, JAQUEZ

Posted by Glenda S Jaquez-Dykstra gddmia@aol.com on Sat, 27 Jun 1998

I am from FREMONT county originally and need information on my father's side of the family as well as information on the marriage and divorces of Katie Oliver. B.1941

JAMESON, SCOTT

Submitted by Roxanne R. Brown on Fri Apr 17, 1998

Seeking death information for Sarah Ann ( Jameson ) SCOTT , born 9/1860 MA, daughter of David and Sarah JAMESON ; wife of James Richard Scott . Family tradition says that she died in 1913 in a mining accident but does not specify location or exact date.
Thank you.
Roxanne R. Brown
brownnieblas@juno.com

    JOHNSON

12/1/98

Looking for a Johnson needle in the Colorado haystack. Samuel (also used Abraham) Johnson was born in Oh c 1823. He mar. 1849 Sarah Newell and had son ASA . Div. in 1851 and mar. in 1851 Virginia Hall . He left her and their two daus about 1870 and went to Colo. These marriages & births all occurred in Washington Co. Ohio. According to a grdau about 1895 a article was in the Cincinnatti paper requesting the whereabout of ASA and his two half sisters, Rosa/Rosanah (mar Conley ) and Lucy (mar ? Yates or ? Burnfield ) . This was in regards to an estate in Colo. To the best of our knowledge none of the children ever looked into the matter. Nor does anyone know where the estate was in Colo or the exact death date of Samuel. It is not known if there was a mar. in Colo. If the estate was not claimed would it have been taken by the state? If so where would the records be found? Any help with my mystery grfather will be most appreciated.
Thanks.
L Grantham
grantha@futureone.com

Johnson


Posted by L Grantham grantha@futureone.com on Wed, 28 Oct 1998
Surnames: Johnson

I'm looking for a Johnson needle in Colorado Haystack. Samuel/Abraham Johnson left the Washington Co. Ohio area and went to Colo. This supposedly happened about 1870. He must have died about 1894 as in 1895 a article appeared in ?Cincinnati Daily Post? looking for his son ASA and his two daus as heirs to estate. Asa never looked into the matter, according to his dau. Now I would like to know where and when he died. And if there were any other children born in Colo. Any suggestions as to where else to start looking? Thanks

JOYCE

Submitted by Charlotte R. Carrere on Tue Jan 20, 1998

JOYCE , Michael, born Connemara, Galway, Ireland. Came to this country ca. 1850. He had a sister, Ann, who stayed in Charleston, SC. He visited this sister, who married John J. Hynes also born Galway, around 1900. Family data states he was living in CO.
Any assistance in finding these long lost relatives would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.
Charlotte R. Carrere
CCarrere@worldnet.att.com

JUSTIN

Submitted by Bill Justin on Fri Apr 17, 1998

Looking for birth records on Israel Borden JUSTIN . Israel's obituary shows he was born in 1879 near Denver Colorado and his parents were Phillip and Sarah Borden Justi n. Sarah Borden Justin was part of the Borden Milk Company family. Phillip and Sarah moved to Colorado from Delaware County, New York.
Allegedly, Phillip Justin was working for a man that supplied the railroad with railroad ties and was hit over the head with a rock and killed.
Would like to find death records on Phillip Justin and possibly marriage records, but not sure if Phillip and Sarah Borden Justin were married in Colorado.
Thank you.
Bill Justin
bjustin@gdi.net

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KELLEY

Posted by Connie Young Cyoung4550@aol.com on Tue, 01 Sep 1998

Seeking info on Rueben Alexander KELLEY b: Sept 8,1885 in Kelley's Gap, Greene Co., TN. Been told he went to Colorado, county unknown. Rueben was the son of George Washington KELLEY and Rosa Worsham . Would love to hear from anyone researching this line. Thanks for you time.

King, Rickly, Warner, Wells

Posted by C.M.Logan cmlogan.haz-uky@haz-uky.campus.mci.net on Mon, 07 Sep 1998
Surnames: Rickly, Richle, King, Koenig, Wells, Warner, Werner, Varner, Verner, Wehner, Vehner

I am searching for information on Harry Wells m. Emma Warner . They were both supposed to have been born in Colorado. They had at least one daughter Gladyce Edith Wells who was born somewhere in Colorado. Gladyce m1. George H. King , m2. a man with last name Rickly , m3. George Henr y. My grandfather who died in 1985 was born Kenneth G. King . He was adopted by Mr. Rickly , Gladyce's second husband.

KINGIRSKI

Submitted by Chuck Kingirski on Thu Jan 29, 1998

Looking for the decendants of Stanley and Nell Kingirski , formerly of Milton, FLA.
Need information for family research. Have papers that belong to "Uncle Ski"
Write: C. Kingirski
923 Howell St.
Vandergrift, PA 15690
Thank you.
Chuck Kingirski
ctjpking@kiski.net

KJENNERUD, NELSON, NILSEN

Submitted by Dale Nelson on Mon Apr 20, 1998

I am looking for info on Johan Christoffer NELSON who was born 18 Aug. 1844 and lived for about 30 years in Colorado. His parents were Nils Petterson SPAREN/KJENNERUD & Anne Hansdtr. HALS , from BUSKERUD, Norway.
Thank you for your help.
Dale Nelson
Dfnels@aol.com

Kline--See Cline

L

LANDIS

Submitted by Stacie Morr on Sat Feb 28, 1998

I am looking for any information on the Landis family of Colorado...Any info would be appreciated and I will gladly share info.
Thank you.
Stacie Morr
onionring@blomand.net -
Sweet Potato's Genealogy Page!
http://www.geocities.com/heartland/meadows/8441

 

LAY

Submitted by Pat Weber on Fri Apr 10, 1998

LAY : Looking for info on the LAY families who settled in the Pueblo - Colorado Springs area. Father was Franklin LAY , Mother was Virginia NUNN . Also info on William Ellsworth (Elza LAY ) who was a member of the Hole In The Wall Gang.
Thank you.
Pat Weber
PWeber3402@aol.com

    LEETHY

Posted by F.A. Myers wlm@psu.edu on Fri, 12 Jun 1998

Searching for Christian LEETHY, b. Indiana abt 1852, raised in Auglaize Co., Ohio. As adult with wife Martha, lived in Colorado, thought to have died there in 1932--Where? May have had 5 children. Any leads on the family of Chris LEETHY appreciated. County of residence not known; parents obituary says he resided in state of Colorado. Parents were Jacob & Katherine LEETHY of St. Marys, Ohio.

Leopold--See Berge

 

LEWMAN

Posted by Charles Lewman lewman@cdsnet.net on Thu, 27 Aug 1998

Hi, there! I am looking for LEWMAN . May have been in north eastern Colorado. The first names I have are Elmer and Lafayette LEWMAN . Lafayette rode with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show as shown in a 1910 poster. Any help with LEWMAN , possibly spelled LUMAN would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Chuck

    LISK

Posted by Anita amason@a-mason-na.com on Wed, 24 Jun 1998

Any descendants of the children of either John Lisk (b. 5/8/1784) and his wife Anna Lisk (b. 10/30/1790) or John Lisk's parents John Lisk (b. 1/13/1746) and his wife Sarah Lisk (10/25/1757). Both Lisk families were from a farm in New York. John and Anna homesteaded in Peoria County, IL. One of their relations traveled by wagon train to Colorado in 1852-1853.
Thank you.

LITTLE - Update

Posted by Martha Little mwlittle@mindspring.com on Sat, 07 Nov 1998
Surnames: LITTLE

Researching Arthur S LITTLE 1886PA-1965 who came to CO in 1910s and married Florence A 1889CO-1978?. A daughter Virginia was born in CO in 1917. In CA for 1920 Census but believe that they moved back to CO - possibly Colorado Springs - in later years.

LITTLE

Posted by Martha Little mwlittle@mindspring.com on Mon, 06 Jul 1998

Looking for Henry/Harry Saunders LITTLE (b 14 Feb 1858 Pittsburgh PA) who was known to be in Del Norte CO in early 1900. Partner Chris IMPSEN died in snowslide Feb/Mar 1900. Harry may have gone on to Yukon shortly afterwards but may have returned to CO. Family notes state that he died in 1939 but can not find any CO records of death. Also looking for Arthur S LITTLE 1886-1965, nephew of Harry. Family (father George Johnston LITTLE , mother Leona Lenore KEMP LITTLE , sister Margarette LITTLE ) may have gone to CO between 1900-1910. SSDI records 1965 death in CO.

    LOUDERBACK

Posted by Talbot Hackett GenBerry@aol.com on Fri, 26 Jun 1998

I am looking for information concerning David Louderback , assigned to the 1st Colorado Cavalry in 1865. He may have been born in Philadelphia in 1841 and was a member of the 4th Maine Infantry regiment prior to enlisting in the 1st Colorado.

LOWSLEY

Submitted by Elinor Lowsley on Sun Apr 05, 1998

LOWSLEY , Vincent; Came to the US from England shortly after civil war. Built houses and rented them in a silver mining town. Gold was then discovered 30 miles away and he lost all his money when the town was deserted the next day. Would like to find out any information regarding the time period, county, towns etc. Thanks for any help.
Thank you.
Elinor Lowsley
bfly3410@aol.com

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MacGregor, McGregor

Posted by James MacGregor jim.macgregor@renfrew.net on Sun, 27 Sep 1998
Surnames: MacGregor, McGregor

Looking for information on Robert McGregor born in Beckwith Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Canada about 1830. Left for the west about 1860 and ended up in Colorado. He married Elizabeth ? and had two daughters. Family stories say he was a watchman at a mine and was murdered.

MALLORY,MCKENZIE, MENZIE, MENZIES

Posted by Rebecca wym3@email.byu.edu on Wed, 01 Jul 1998

I am interested in any information about my grandfather, Howard Yuille Menzie who was born possibly in Las Animas, Bent County, CO. His parents were Walter James Menzie , or Menzie s, and Rebecca McKenzie . I also need information on Walter. He was born in CO as well, although I do not know where. His parents were Peter Menzies and possibly Mary Mallory . I believe Peter Menzies was born in Scotland and Mary Mallory was born in New York. Any information on Peter Menzies & his wife would be appreciated as well. Thank you.

Mansfield--See Hubbard

Mase--See Cordova

MAUSS, REITZEL

Posted by MICHEL SCOTT mscott@transport.com on Fri, 13 Nov 1998
Surnames: MAUSS, REITZEL

Does anyone know of a sanitarium that treated addictions or a asylum located somewhere in Colorado during the 1920's?? I have been told that my grandmother died somewhere in Colorado during a bout with depression (?) after the death of her infant daughter. The only information I have been able to gather is that she went "crazy". The baby died in Cheyenne, Wyoming but all accounts say grandmother died in Colorado. Her married name was Mauss , given name, Opal Pearl. Her maiden name was Reitzel .

McCALL

Submitted by John Hoffman on Wed Jan 14, 1998

Searching for Maggie ( Hoffman ) McCALL and her husband Eugene A. McCALL . Last known to be living on Larimer Street in Denver in early 1945. Maggie is my Aunt on my Father's side and I wish to reunite with her daughter. She was Faye Robertso n, last known to be living in Tulsa, Oklahoma about 1932.
Thank you.
John Hoffman
bessiemh@aol.com

MCCLAIN, RITTENHOUSE

Posted by mike rittenhouse mrittenhouse@ascenture.net on Sat, 05 Sep 1998

HELLO EVERYONE. MY NAME IS MIKE RITTENHOUSE . I LIVE IN LICKING COUNTY OHIO. I AM LOOKING FOR THE DESCENDENTS OF MINA MCCLAIN. MINA'S MAIDEN NAME WAS RITTENHOUSE . SHE WAS BORN IN LICKING OR FAIRFIELD COUNTY OHIO ON MAY 26, 1885. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF DANIEL AND CLARA RITTENHOUS E. I THINK SHE MARRIED A MCCLAIN AND THEY SETTLED IN COLORADO. I WAS HOPING TO CONTACT A LIVING FAMILY MEMBER TO SEE IF MINA MAY HAVE PASSED DOWN SOME RITTENHOUSE FAMILY INFORMATION. THANKS. MIKE RITTENHOUSE, E-MAIL: mrittenhouse@ascenture.net

McGregor--See MacGregor

McKenzie--See Mallory

    MEAGHER, SCHAUER

Posted by judy HEYJUDE71@JUNO.COM on Fri, 19 Jun 1998

Am seeking any info re: great grandparents. Grandfather was Frank Russell SCHAUER b. CO 10 Jun 1889 to parents Charles A SCHAUER & Mary MEAGHER . Frank moved to PA then VT where he & wife Hazel WHITING raised 3 sons & 2 dau. I have extensive info on their descendants to exchange for info on Frank's ancestors.

MEDCALF

Submitted by Janice Medcalf Butz on Mon Mar 16 , 1998

MEDCALF , William David b.April 21, 1861, date of death unknown. Last seen in IN about 1912. Planned to sell lead mines in Leadville, CO. Son of Andrew Medcalf, 2 brothers: Lawrence Taylor Medcalf & James A. Medcalf.
Thank you.
Janice Medcalf Butz
wxbutz@brinet.com

Menendez--See Alvarez

Menzie--See Mallory

Menzies--See Mallory

Miles, Morris

Posted by Zeta Moore sonnygps@3-cities.com on Wed, 11 Nov 1998
Surnames: Morris, Miles

Looking for the marriage date for Marion Morris and Ruth Miles . They were married some where in Colorado and their son thinks it was Jan. 1925 but he does not know for sure.
Thank you for trying.
Z

MITCHELL

Submitted by Patricia Schenk on Sat Jan 17, 1998

MITCHELL, Margaret b. 1846 VA, daughter of Adam and Isia WERTZ, moved to CO sometime after 1860, and still alive in 1900. Found a Margaret in the 1870 and 1880 CO Census Index. Anyone with info please contact me. I have lots of family info on her.
Thank you.
Patricia Schenk
schenkfam@aol.com

MOREL

Submitted by Nancy M. Carter on Sat Apr 25, 1998

I would like contact with anyone who knows anything about Cipriano MOREL born 5 Jan 1886 and died January 1947. This information was acquired from the Social Security Death Records. The only clue is that he was issued the Social Security in Colorado. Were his parents, Cipriano & Caroline MOREL LUCHESSA . Caroline divorced her husband and gave her children her maiden name. Maybe it is coincidence but I want to know.
Any help appreciated.
Nancy M. Carter
nmcarter@micromagic.net

Morris--See Miles

N

NEEDHAM

Submitted by Edie Rodriguez on Tue Apr 07, 1998

I am looking for the family of James NEEDHAM , from Colorado. He moved to California prior to 1893. He married an Edith CHAMPION . She was b. in England, and I do not know if they were married in Colorado. He was b. circa 1870.
Thank you.
Edie Rodriguez
GilnEdie@aol.com

Nelson--See Kjennerud

Nicollete

Posted by gerald andrews gerryandre@worldnet.att.net on Sun, 25 Oct 1998
Surnames: nicolette

Searching for Joan or Joann Nicollete m. frank in co. bet. 1945 and 1952. Re: Childrens Baptist Home of So.Calif

Nilsen-See Kjennerud

NOCE

Submitted by Mary L. Vroman on Fri Mar 13 , 1998

I am searching for geneological information about my paternal Grandfather, Daniel Noce . He was born November 3, 1894 and died in February 1976.
I believe. He had 2 sisters (Lena and Clara) that I know of and at least one brother (David). Any info would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Mary L. Vroman
VROMANM@RIA-EMH2.ARMY.MIL

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OSTRANDER

Posted by terence kelley terencepau@aol.com on Wed, 26 Aug 1998

Unknown Counties. Several Ostrander families came to Colorado in between 1860 & 1890. I am interestred in the lineages of all these families. Please contact me.
Terence Kelley

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