Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Amanda (Thompson) Thornton , 6 South 43 West

Amanda J. Cowger married Charles Thompson Nov 7, 1872 in Wapello, County, Iowa.
In 1880 Thayer County, Nebraska, C.D. Thompson is 27, Amanda, 26, Walker 4, Cornetie 2, and Odes eidht months.

In 1900 Norton County, Kansas, Amanda born April 1854 in Iowa, is divorced. She's had 12 kids, 7 living. Otis Oct 1879 Nebraska, Josie Feb 1886 Kansas, Ruth Feb 1896 Kansas, and Alva Sept 1898 Kansas.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Amanda J. Thompson is 56, widowed, no occupation, born in Iowa, with Ruth 14 and Alvah 11, both born in Kansas.
1911 George Thompson George G. Pratt, Melissa Pratt, and Nellie Barr were witnesses for the claim o Flinor J. Woodward in 6S 42W - all were of Kanorado.
George Thornton, age 65, married Amanda J. Thompson, 58, in Burlington Sept 23, 1912.
April 25, 1912 "Mrs. A.J. Thompson, residing 14 miles northeast of Burlington, accidentally fell from a buggy, Tuesday, and sustained two fractured ribs."

Amanda proved up two quarters in sections 29 and 32, 6 South, 43W in 1913.

In 1920 Norton, Kansas, Amanda is 65, married to George Thornton, 75, born in England.

Amanda J. Thompson 1854-1920 # 49134641 and C.D. Thompson 1853-1908 are buried in Norton County, Kansas.

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