This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.
143 full page photographs of families, couples, group photographs, individual people, and homesteads found within the manuscript History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People, Volume 3.
These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the
Taking the reader with us, to the settlements of the distant Natchez region, he will find that emigrants continued to pour in, upon those fertile hills and alluvial bottoms, from all parts of “his majesty’s Atlantic plantations.” Many were the hardships and perils they encountered, in reaching this remote and comparatively uninhabited region. It is believed that the history of one party of these emigrants will enable the reader to understand what kind of hardships and deprivations all the others were forced to undergo. Major General Phineas Lyman, a native of Durham, a graduate of Yale, a distinguished lawyer, and
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Hotchkiss Dead Wife of Well-known Stock Buyer Answers the Last Summons Mrs. M.E. Hotchkiss died at her home in Enterprise Friday morning after an illness of over 11 weeks. The body was taken to Elgin Saturday morning and the funeral was held at Elgin Sunday afternoon under the auspices of the Rathbone Sisters’ Lodge of that city. Florence Wheeler was born in Tellico, Texas, January 9, 1870 and was at the time of her death, 31 years, 11 months and 11 days of age. In 1887 in company with her parents she came to Elgin,
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Hotchkiss Dead Wife of Well-known Stock Buyer Answers the Last Summons. Mrs. M. E. Hotchkiss died at her home in Enterprise Friday morning after an illness of over 13 weeks. The body was taken to Elgin Saturday morning and the funeral was held at Elgin Sunday afternoon under the auspices of the Rathbone Sisters’ lodge of that city. Florence Wheeler was born in Tellico, Texas, January 9, 1876, and was at the time of her death, 31 years, 11 months, and 13 days of age. In 1887, in the company with her parents she came
Abner Todd4, (Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 4, 1738, died Jan. 11, 1805 at Lake Ridge, N. Y., married in 1761, Mary, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Todd) Tuttle who was born Nov. 26, 1742, died Oct. 8, 1834. For her ancestry see number 47. “A very remarkable woman.” They removed from Hamden, Conn. to Lake Ridge, N. Y., in 1804, where he bought land and began the work of clearing it off and preparing it for cultivation. Children: *244. Patience, b. Dec. 6, 1762. *245. Mary, b. Dec. 31, 1764. 246. Uri, b. Dec. 7, 1766, d. Dec. 13,
ALLING, Hannah Todd3, (Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 20, 1702-03, married Jan. 3, 1722, Nathan, son of Samuel Alling, who was born March 8, 1696, died Oct. 24, 1774, at Hamden, Conn. Children: I. David, b. Feb. 2, 1724, d. Apr. 22, 1794. II. Samuel, b. Jan. 3, 1726, m. June 17, 1752, Mary Leek. III. Hannah, b. Oct. 4, 1727, m. Jan. 25, 1750, Ezekiel Hotchkiss. IV. Nathan, b. Oct. 14, 1729, d. June 2, 1812, at Mt. Carmel, Conn. V. Zadoc, b. Nov. 27, 1731, d. about 1787. VI. Amos, b. Feb. 14, 1734. VII. Benjamin, b. May 1, 1736, m. Mar.
Jonah Todd5, (Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 28, 1731, died Aug. 8, 1803, married first Lowly Harrison, who was born in 1732, died July 17, 1774 in Northford, Conn; second Abigail widow of Dr. Hopestill Crittenden; third, widow Johnson. He lived in Northford, Conn., until the death of his first wife, when he removed to Bethany, Conn., where he died and was buried. Children by Lowly Harrison: *296. Charles, b. Aug. 28, 1752. 297. Esther Lowly, b. Sept. 19, 1754. Unmarried. *298. Thaddeus, b. Feb. 19, 1757. 299. Mary, b. Sept. 24, 1760, d. 1762. *300. Thelus, b. May
PERKINS, Polly Todd7, (Thaddeus6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Ira Perkins. Child: I. Aletta, m.(???)Hotchkiss, and lived in Wallingford, Conn.