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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Otto Bastian,6 South 43 West


In 1880 Johnson County Iowa, Otto is five months old, with Chas. 37 and Louisa 40.
Per one tree, Joanna married William Gordon in 1896, and divorced in Boise Iodaho after having one child.
In 1910 Kit Carson County, Otto, born in Iowa and Josie born in Ohio, both 30 - second marriage for Josie. Jamie is 8, born in Ohio and George four months born in Colorado.
In 1911 Otto was president of school district # 38, Kit Carson County.
Otto proved up two quarters in 11, 6S 43W in 1913.
Otto registered for WWI in Tulare County, California, and they're there in 1920 Otto 39, Joanna 40, Fred 10, George 8, and Evelyn 7.
In 1930 Tulare County, Otto is 50, Joanna 59, Fred C. 21, George N. 20, and Evelyn M. 8.
1936 Fresno " PORTERVILLE , April 14--
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Prestage, 67, who died Sunday at her home in the Piano district will be held to-morrow at 10 'clock at the Loyd-Frietzsche Chapel. Rev. C. H. M. Sutherland of the Methodist Episcopal Church viil officiate. Interment will be in the Piano Cemetery.
Mrs. Prestage had been a resident of the Portcrville district for forty years. She was a native of Ohio. Surviving: are five daughters. Mrs. Hnuna Jackson. Mrs. Russell B. Scranton and Mrs. Jack MacLachlan of Porterville, Mrs. Edward Homer of Iximon Cove and Mrs. Tate Miller of San Pedro; one son, Edgar L. Prestage of this city; five sisters, Mrs. Luella Martin, Mrs. Joanna Bastian. Mrs. Hattie A. Wells, Mrs. Eva Gray and Mrs. Leonr.ine Wells; a brother, Charles E. Crooks and another sister, Mrs. Clara Battews of Boise, Idaho."

Otto registered for WWII in Tulare County, born Jan 15, 1880 at Porterville, Johnson County, Iowa.


Otto 1880-1972 and Joanna (Crooks) Bastian 1870-1951 are buried in Porterville, California # 30078780.
So is Fred Crooks Bastina and his wife Calla Dee. Fred 19081983 # 30078917.

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