Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

William D. Pike, daughters Laura (Pike) and George Vickery, Olive (Pike) and James Daffer, Ralph U. and Dollie (Pike) Childers, 6 South 45 West



In 1870 Marshall County, Kansas, Wilder S. Pike is a stone mason, 38, Elizabeth 33, Sarah J. 15, William 12, Priestly A. 9, George E. 6, and Nancy A. ten months.
William Pike 22 and Carrie 21 with John six months are on the same page in Marysville, Kansas in 1880 as J.B. Ellis 52, Paulina 47, Richard 13, and Sarah L. 2.

Dollie J. Pike is in Marshall County Kansas in 1900, born Oct 1885 in Kansas. William D. and Carrie L. Pike are 41, Laura B. is 12, and Ollie M. is 10.
(This may be a completely different group, but in 1900 Laird Colorado "Mrs. Pike and Mrs. Ellis were out on the flats sight seeing. They report excellent crops and spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wells last Tuesday.")

One tree said Caroline Louise (Ellis) Pike died Oct 4, 1904 in Jasper COunty, Missouri.
She was born Feb 10, 1859 in Waukegan Illinois to John Bright Ellis and Pauline Carpenter, marrying in Marysville Kansas April 9, 1879.
One post said " George Carpenter who was married to a Paulina/Pauline/ or Polly. They had a daughter Pauline Carpenter born 21 September 1833 and died 21 Sept 1890. She married a John Bright Ellis in or around Chicago, ILL where my ggrandmother Caroline Louise Ellis was born in Waukegan, Lake Co, ILL 10 Feb 1859. George & Paulina/Pauline/Polly followed John Bright Ellis and their daughter Pauline to Marysville, Marshall County, KS."

In 1910 Jasper County, Missouri, W. T. Pike is 52, widowed, born in Kansas, a stone mason. Daughter Laura 22 born in Kansas has no occupation.
William is living with daughter Laura's family in 1920 Kit Carson County.

In 1930 Stratton, Colorado, William D. is 73, widowed, running a billiard parlor.
He's buried in Kirk Colorado # 67354649, 1857-1937. He's probably there because his sister Sarah (Pike) Clair is buried there.


In 1900 Lawrence County, Missouri, Henry Childers is 41, Cora 32, with Anna 16, Ulysses 14, son Muggy 12, Troy 10, Maude 6, Claud 7, Audra son 5, Roy 3, Beulah W son 1, and newborn son.
In 1910 Jasper County, Missouri, Henry is 52, Cora 43, Millard F. 22, Troy F. 20, Maud 17, Claud 17, Audrey 15, Roy 13, Noble 11, Boyd 9, Paul W. 5, and Dwicht 2.
Nobel was killed by a train November 18, 1911.
In 1920 Jasper County, Cora is married but no spouse, 49. Troy is 28, Claud 27, Maud 27, Roy 23, Boyd 16, Paul W. 15, and Dwight 10.
Cora Lee Childers, wife of H. H. Childers, died in Jasper County August 12, 1928, buried in Saapil.
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Ralph proved up 240 acres in 21 and 28, 6S 45W in 1918.
Ulysses Childers, with a Stratton Colorado address, registered for WWI, born August 27, 1885, with Dollie Childers.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Ralph 34, born in Missouri, and Dollie 34 Kansas are farming, next to the Clair family.
His father was born in Alabama, mother in Missouri.
In 1930 they're farming in Reno County, Kansas, no children.
Ralph U. Childers, per # 34954832 1885-1950 is buried in Howell County, Missouri "son of Henry Houston Childers and Cora Lee Jones"
So is Dollie Rosa Jane (Pike) Childers 1885-1947 # 34954315. "dau of William D. Pike and Carolyn Louise Ellis "

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In 1920 Kit Carson County, George Vickery is 40, born in Missouri, with Laura B. 31 Kansas, farming. Helen M. is 8 born and Luella M. 3, both born in MIssouri. Laura's father William D. Pike 62 born in Kansas, is operating a billiard hall.
The Vickery family is in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1930,
George Edward Vickery 1880-1961 and Laura B. 1888-1970 are buried in Sperry Oklahoma # 15928721.

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Ollie married James Daffer, and they're in Missouri in 1910.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, James is farming, 49, Ollie 41, James 22 Missouri a farm laborer, Oralee 21, Harold 18, Jessie 16, Ray 13, EWthel 10, Ralph 8, Sherry 7, Opal 4, and Hazel 2.
In 1940 Kit Carson County, James is farming, 56 Iowa, with Olive M. 50, Kansas. Harold E. is 28, Ralph H. 18, both born in MIssouri, and Sherry J. 16, Opal O. 14, Hazel M. 5, and Helen L. 3 born in COlorado.
James S. Daffer 1883-1947 # 38776609 is buried in Modesto, California.
So is Olive May Daffer 1890-1962 # 38776610.

Olive May Daffer 1890-1962 is buried in Modesto, California # 38776610.
Oral Lee (Daffer) Doering 1909-1992 is buried in Pierce County, Washington # 19461855..

The funeral service for Jessie May "Judy" Inselman, 92, will be held Saturday, March 31, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Lad-usau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Don Tines will officiate. Burial will be in Me-morial Park Cemetery.
Judy was born June 12, 1914, in Birch Tree, Mo., to James and Olive May Pike Daffer and died March 27, 2007, in Enid, Okla.
She married C.E. "Erle" Inselman, April 9, 1938, in Reno, Nev. They moved to Enid from Modesto, Calif. in 1948. He passed away December 13, 2004.
Judy was a den mother and a stay-at-home mother. She enjoyed cooking and knitting. She attended Davis Park Christian Church.
She is survived by her four sons, Bob Inselman and wife Nancy of Enid, Earl Inselman and wife Shirley of Troup, Texas, David Inselman and wife Marilyn of Ponca City, Okla. and Ron Inselman and wife Debbie of Parker, Colo.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Opal Souza of Escalon, Calif., and Helen Austin of Desota, Kan.; and one brother, Ray Daffer of Roseburg, Ore.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Erle, four brothers and four sisters.

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