Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Fred George, 6 South 44 West

Frederick Summer George was born October 6, 1851 in Boston, Massachusetts to James and Lucy Maria (Saxton) George.
Fred S. George of Denver, Colorado, age 20, son of James and Lucy, married C.A. E. Tonks, age 22, of Malden, Massachusetts, daughter of Joseph and Charlotte J., in Malden July 14, 1872.
Bessie May George was born Feb 2, 1875 in Malden to Fred and Charlotte.

In 1880 Denver, Fred S. George is a liveryman, 28, with Charlotte 29 born in England. Florence L. 6 and Bessie M. 5 were born in Colorado, and his mother Lucy M. 49 ws born in Vermont.

Fred cash-claimed 160 acres in 4 and 5, 6S 44W in 1891.
Fred S. George and Charlotte George divorced in Denver in 1898.

In 1900 Denver, Fred S. George is a stock dealer, born Oct 1853 in Massachusetts, widowed, married 28 years, in a rooming house on Blake Street.
In 1905 Bemidji, Minnesota, Frederick S. George is 53, Mary G. 36 born in Illinois, with Lucretia 1.
Fred S. George took the census enumeration test in 1910 in Bemidji.
In 1910 Bemidji, Fred is 56, Mary 40, with Bessie 3. (Fred was not the enumerator).
Fred Summer George 1851-1911 is buried in Bemidji, Minnesota # 102913082 "At the family home, 610 America avenue, the funeral of Fred S. George, was held this afternoon. The services, which were largely attended, being conducted by Rev. S. E. P. White of the Presbyterian church. The pall bearers were: Sherman Bailey, Mr. Flint, E. J. Gould, Tom Smart, A. J. Abercrombie, and Fred Bursley. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery. Mr. George, a brother of County Auditor James L. George, is survived by his widow and a five year old daughter. He was one of the early residents of Bemidji, having come here as a log scaler 10 years ago. He worked for George Cochran. (Bemidji Daily Pioneer) "

1915 "The fire department was called to the home of Mrs. Fred C. George, 610 America avenue, last night at ten o'clock on account of a chimney fire. The loss was very small."
In 1920 Bemidji, Mary A. is 50, widowed, with Bessie M. 13, born in Minnesota.

In 1910 Denver, Charlotte A.E. George is 59, , divorced, with Florence L. 36, single, a clerk in an office.
Florence L. George was a stockholder in the City Bank of Denver in 1909-1911.
In 1930 Denver, Florence is a bookkeeper for a street railway, 56, and Charlotte 79 is with her.

Bessie May George married Wm. R. Thomas June 27, 1898, recorded in Denver.

Bessie Thomas is in Denver in 1900, born May 1876 in Colorado, father Massachusetts, mother England, married two years to Wm. R. Thomas, an assayer, born Feb 1874 in Colorado.
Marian Bessie Thomas was born April 1, 1908 in Owyhee County Idaho to William Russell Thomas and Bessie May George.

In 1910 Denver William and Bessie have Dorothy, 5, born in Colorado and Marian B. 2, born in Idaho
In 1920 Denver, William is a metallurgist, and they have only the two daughters. h
In 1930 Denver, William is 56, no occupation, with Bessie G. 54. Dorothy is 25, a librarian , and Marian is a teacher.
William and Bessie are alone in 1940 Denver.
Marian B. Thomas married John O'Niel Richardson June 25, 1930, recorded in Weld County.

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