The subject of this sketch, Christopher “Kit” Carson, was born on the 24th of December, 1809, in Madison County, Kentucky. The following year his parents removed to Howard County, Missouri, then a vast prairie tract and still further away from the old settlements.
Location: Boulder County CO
JOSEPH M. SHELTON. – “Present misfortune is our future weal,” wrote the old homilist; and in human experience it has been well enough proved that in adversity is the power of a man’s character developed. Joseph M. Shelton, the subject of this sketch, had lived in comfort and prosperity on the family plantation in Caswell County, in North Carolina; but, in common with so many of the foremost Southern families, the Sheltons sustained heavy losses in the war, and by the liberation of the slaves of which Joseph’s father was a large owner. It was then that Joseph showed the
It is the enterprise and character of the citizens that enrich and ennoble the commonwealth. From individual enterprise have sprung all the splendor and importance of this great west. The greatest businessmen have developed from the humblest origins, and from clerkships have emerged men who have built up great business enterprises. Among those who have achieved prominence as men of marked ability and substantial worth in Boise is the subject of this sketch. De Forest H. Andrews, one of the most successful real-estate dealers of Idaho. A native of Auburn, New York, he was born on the 23d of May,
Lawrence, M. Lyman; vice pres. Ohio Farm Development Co.; born, Cleveland, Dec. 23, 1868; public and high school education; married, Aug. 3, 1891, Olive M. Harp, of Denver, Col.; at the age of 16, went to Colorado; cowboy on the western plains until health was restored; 1889, entered the Peoples National Bank, Denver, and worked up from messenger to cashier; in 1893, returned to Cleveland and connected himself with the Ohio Farmer, owned by his father; had active part in its management; became vice pres. Lawrence Publishing Co.; vice pres. Lawrence-Williams Co.; Mason, since 1892; charter member of Brenton N.
Joseph, Oregon Born in Newton Falls, OH, April 20, 1841 five years before the beginning of the Mexican war, she still retained faint recollections of those long ago times. Her girlhood was spent in front of the fire place, before the stove, the lamp or sewing machine were heard of. In the year 1868 at the age of 27 years, Mary E. Strock was united in marriage to James J. Stanley, a veteran of the Civil war. A year later they became residents of Gold Hill, Boulder County, Colorado. Here her two children were born. In 1883 the family came
Elgin, Oregon Steven Warren Homan, 52, of Echo and formerly of Elgin, Enterprise and La Grande, died April 13 at his home in Echo. Services will begin at 2 p.m. April 26 at the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Island City. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Steven was born June 26, 1955, to Arthur Warren and Janet (Moys) Homan in Enterprise. He was raised and educated in Enterprise. After high school, he was a police officer in Enterprise, Elgin, La Grande, Hillsboro and Boulder, Colo., county sheriff’s departments. He moved from La Grande to Blackfoot, Idaho,
La Grande, Oregon Carlos Eugene Easley, 91, of La Grande, died May 10 at his home. A funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the First Christian Church. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. Carlos was born April 7, 1917, the sixth of eight children, to George Woodson and Della Jeanette (Whitton) Easley in Chillicothe, Texas. He spent his early years in Texas, and then the family moved to Southern California where he attended schools in Baldwin Park and West Covina. One of his earliest memories is of a house fire that
Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Boulder Genealogical Society Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado, 1870 to the Present, Index of Burials This index is an alphabetical list of the burials in Columbia Cemetery along with the birth date (or age) and the death date (month-day-year) and the Section and Lot in which that person is buried. Green Mountain Cemetery Burial Index This book is an index to the interment books of Green Mountain Cemetery that are located
F.B. Clarke, 88, of Baker City, died Feb. 26, 2006, at his home. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral, First and Church streets. Father Julian Cassar will officiate. There will be a reception at the church after the service. Mr. Clarke was born on Jan. 2, 1918, at Boulder, Colo., to John L. and Ila Stauffer Clarke. He was raised at Benton, Ill. After graduating from high school, he worked in the New Orient Mine No. 2 at Benton until enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1940. Capt. Clarke served
Baker City, Oregon Clarice B. Knudsen, 95, a longtime Baker City resident, died Nov. 12, 2000, at Settler’s Park. At her request, there will be no funeral. A family celebration of her life is planned. Mrs. Knudsen was born Oct. 12, 1905, at Boulder, Colo., to Mitchell and Maude Coffman. She was raised and received her education in Scott City, Kan., and also attended business school at Boise. She married Robert Earl Stiff on June 14, 1925, in Boise, and they came to Baker City in 1944. They divorced in 1947. In May 1953 she married Leonard Knudsen in Baker