Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

William L. McCarron, brother Patrick, sister Margaret (McCarron) Day, mother Catherine (Raferty) McCarron., Bethune


In 1880 Wabaunsee County, Kansas, Patrick McCarron is 40, Catherine 30, Margaret 13, Owen 11, James 9, Mary 6, Willie 4, Patrick 2, and Annie one month.
In 1885 Wabaunsee County Kansas, Katherine is 40, Orivin 18, Maggie 20, James 13, Mary 12, William 9, and Patrick 7.
In 1900 Wabaunsee County, Kansas, William born April 1877 in Kansas brother Patrick 21 are farming, living with their mother Kathy McCarron born May 1847 in Ireland, widowed.
In 1905 they're still in Wabaunsee County.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, Catherine is 72, widowed, immigrating 1871, naturalized 1915. She's living with Patrick W. McCarron 36, a stock farmer.
Catherine McCarron died in 1927, and is buried in Stratton.

She's likely a relative of Catherine (Rafferty) Osborne, who settled in 6S 46W.

WILLIAM
William Lawrence McCarron registered for WWI in Routt County, Colorado, born May 10, 1877, a coal miner. His nearest relative was Cathrine McCarron of Strtton, Colorado. In 1922 W.L. owned 240 acres in 21 and 28, 6S, 45W.


In 1930 Kit Carson County, William L. McCorran is 48, born in Kansas, a farmer, rooming with Albert Tretmyer, 32.
William 1873-1970 is buried in Wabaunsee County # 24514277.
PATRICK
Patrick Wilford McCarron was born August 9, 1883 at Troy, Kansas to Patrick McCarron and Kathrine Rafferty,
Patrick registered for WWI with a Stratton, Colorado address, born August 9, 1882, farming, with Kathrine his nearest relative.
In 1916, Patrick claimed a tract in 35, 6S 46W, sections 1 and 2, 7S 46W.
Patrick claimed land in 2, 7S 46WS in 1922.
In 1930 and 1940, Patrick W. is living in Wabaunsee, a farm laborer for his sister Anna and her husband Herman C. Wade.

Patrick - 1878-1953 (by the tombstone dates) is buried in Wabaunsee County, # 24514282.

MARGARET
In 1910 Jackson County, Kansas, Margaret is 45, born in New York, married at age 27 to John Day 54, Indiana. They have John P., 16, Annie 14, William 11, Charles O. 8, and Margaret 5, all kids born in Kansas.
August 28, 1918 John P. Day of Bethune, Colorado appeared on a WWI Missing In Action list.
In 1920 John is a railroad section boss in Kit Carson County, 62, Margaret 53, Johnnie 25 a section foreman, William 21 a garage mechanic, Charley 18 a railroad pumper, and Margaret 15.
In 1930 Stratton, Colorado, John 74 and Margaret 63 have grandson William Day 1, with a lodger and a servant.
Charles is living alone in 1930 Kit Carson County, 28, a laborer.
In 1940 John and Margaret have Charles O. 37, a railroad foreman, and William L. 12.
Daughter Margaret is married to Frank Huppert, 46, farming in Stratton precinct. They have his father Fred Huppert, 76, widowed. John Day Sr. died in 1948, Margaret in 1951, buried in Stratton. Charles died in 1950, John in 1955, and are buried in Stratton with their parents and grandmother Catherine.
William J. Day 1898-1988 74262633 is buried in Hebron, Nebraska.

Fred Huppert died in 1947, Emma Hupper in 1933, and are buried in Stratton. So are Margaret 1940 and Frank G. 1975. Marie W. Huppert 2003

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