Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Richard H. and Mary (Parsons) Puls, sister Irene (Puls) Frankenfeld, 6 South 46 West

Richard Heinrich Siegfried Puls was born February 1, 1879, and baptized at St. Peter in Greene, Iowa May 25, 1879. Father Heinrich Puls, mohter Annd Behrends.

In 1880 Floyd County, Iowa, Richard "Poltz" is 1, with Henry 28 and Anna 23 - both born in Germany, Mary 4, and Ida 2.

The Puls are in Gosper County, Nebraska in 1885, Henry 34, Annie 28, Mary 9, Ida 7, Richard 6, Henry 4, Richard 3, and Annie no age.

In 1900 Gosper County, Nebraska, Richard is farming, living alone.

Henry and Anna are in Frontier County, Nebraska in 1900, with Henry 19, Reinhart 17, Elfreda 15, Hedwin - daughter is 10, Carl 8, Fred 6, Dora 2, and Anna born August 1899.

Mary Jane Parsons is in Frontier County in 1900, born Sept 1886 in Kansas. Francis Parsons is 50, Samantha 48, Benjamin 19, Sidney 17, Jennie 11, and Wilber 9.

His wife Theresa was killed in 1903
In 1910 Frontier County, Nebraska, Richard is 30, married for the second time six years to Mary J. 22 born in Kansas. Clarence is 5, Pearl L 3, Susan 1, and brother Fred 16 is with them.

Richard claimed two quarters in section 19, 6S 46W in 1917.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, Richard is 40, Mary J. 33, Clarence E. 15, Pearl L. 13, Susan M. 10, Rosie 8, and Ruth 6 - the last two born in Colorado.

In 1930 Kit Carson County, Richard is 51, Mary 42, Ruth 17, and Delbert 6.

August 11, 1950
Richard 1879-1950 is buried in Burlington, # 89639369.
Mary J. (Parsons) Puls 1885-1974 is buried in Burlington, # 89639360.

Clarence E. Puls married Thelma Pearl Robertson on November 9, 1930, recorded in Kit Carson County.
In 1940 Clarence is in Clear Creek County, Colorado, a mill superintendent. Thelma is 24, born in Nebraska, Patty Jean 8, Doris 6, and Dixie 3, all three born in Colorado.

Clarence 1904-1952 is buried in Sacramento, California # 141403177, with Thelma Pearl (Robertson (Puls) Whitten 1915-1987.


In 1930 Pearl 23 and Fred A. Bohl 33 are in Fremont County, Colorado, with Elsie J. 4, Harlan F. 2, and Helen I. four months. Carl A. Bohl 55, farther born in New York is with them, married but no spouse.

In 1940 Canon City, Colorado, Pearl is 33, Fred Bohl a laborer, is 43, both born in Nebraska. Elsie 14, Harlan 12, Helen 1, and Carol2 were born in Colorado.


Suzanne Puls married Charles Frankenfeld on October 26, 1929, recorded in Cheyenne County, Colorado.

In 1930 Stratton, Suzanne is a beauty operator, 21, and Charles H. 22 a farm laborer.

In 1940 Charles, 32, a laborer, and Susanne M. 31, a hotel chambermaid, with Dolores 3 are in Stratton, COlorado.

Charles Henry Frankenfeld 1907-1977 is buried in Stratton, # 75378132.

Suzanne Frankenfeld died Sept. 21, 2004, in CaƱon City, CO. She was born on Feb. 16, 1909, in Elwood, Neb., to Richard and Mary (Parsons) Puls. She was married to Charles Frankenfeld.

Mrs. Frankenfeld is survived by one daughter, Dolores Crocker; one sister, Pearl Bohl; 1 grandchild; 3 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one grandson, Monty Crocker; two sisters, Irene and Ruth and two brothers, Clarence and Bob.

Cremation was through Funeral & Cremation Care of Colorado.

Dolores Ruth Frankfeld was born May 21, 1932, and died as Crocker October 4, 2004.

Ruth Ione Puls married Fred F. Romatzke on March 1, 1931, recordded in Kit Carson County.

Ruth Ione Puls, born August 26, 1913 at Stratton, Colorado, per one tree, died May 13, 1932 in Frontier County, Nebraska.


Irene Puls married Victor Carpenter on October 21, 1928, recorded in Kit Carson County.

In 1930 Morgan County, Colorado, Victor is farming, 21, Irene 19, with Jack twelve months old. Victor's father Fred 55 - married but no spouse, and his sister Fern Carpenter 20 born in Kanss are with them. Victor's niece Ndene Robison 4 born in Colorado is with them.

They're farming in Kit Carson County in 1940, Victor 31, Irene 29, Jack L. 11 and Katherine 6. They're next to Alford Carpenter 35 Marjorie 30, Donna 7, and DOris E. 3.
(They were in Cope, Washington County, Colorado in 1935.)

Irene 1911-1994 # 113084115 and Victor Paul Carpenter 1908-2001, # 13084120 are buried in Canon City.
Jack Laverne Carpenter 1929-1982 is buried in Sterling, Colorado # 56853529.

Cathryn Carpenter married Richard Laurence Talley in May 1988 in Clark County, Nevada.

"Richard Talley, age 82, a native of Colorado Springs, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 8, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 30, 1928, a son of the late Floyd and Lillian Talley. He graduated from Colorado Springs High School in 1945. Richard worked and learned under his father in the refrigeration business and went on to become the owner of Talley's Refrigeration for over 60 years. He loved his children and grandchildren, stock car racing with his brother, cooking and the many pets he had throughout the years. His greatest passion was the game of golf, which up until the last couple months of his life, was out hitting balls.

He is survived by his son Scott Talley of Colorado Springs and daughter, Alisa [Scharnickel] of Arlington, Washington, his sister Marguerite [Townsend] of Denver, and brother, John Talley of Colorado Springs and many other loving family members.

"And finally, when we've putted out on the 18th green, we pray that we will have demonstrated the integrity of our character, so that you will judge us worthy enough to join your threesome and play eternally on your heavenly course." We will forever love and miss you but know you've found everlasting peace.

A celebration of life will take place on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 11:00 AM, St. George's Anglican Church. "

Delbert S. Puls, born October 30, 1923, married Delores M. Shaw, born about 1927 in San Joaquin County, California December 16, 1969.

Delbert died in San Joaquin County May 12, 1992.

Henry and Dorothy M. Puls, both 56, are in Furnas County, Nebraska in 1910, with Dorothy 13 and "Rena" 10.

Rena is working in a bakery in Furnas County in 1910, living alone.

Alven Frankenfeld is in Smith County, Kansas in 1915, 8, with H. Frankenfeld 39 and Agnes 36. Mary is 17, Chester 1 5, Evert 13, Violet 11, Alven 8, and Charlie 7.
The Frankenfeld family is farming in Kit Carson County in 1920, Agnes 40, Henry 44, Chester 20, Everett 18, Violet 16, Alvin 14, and Charley 11.
Henry Frankenfeld 1875-1951 is buried in Stratton, # 67790228, with Agnes Mary (Ramsey) Frankenfeld 1879-1962 # 67790472.

In 1930 Frontier County, Nebraska, Rena A. is 29, married to Alven J. Frankenfield 26, with daughter Jo, 1.

In 1946 Colorado Springs Alvin J.(Rena A.) is a carpenter, living at 610 E. Pikes Peak Avenue. Joan is living at 508 E. Cache la Poudre in an apartment.

February 20, 1947 Kirk items "Mr. and Mrs. Frankenfeld, parents of Mrs. Everett Holstine, visited at the Holstine home last week."

Anna Regine Philippine "Rena" (Puls) Frankenfeld 1899-1975 is buried in Stratton # 67788869.
On the same stone is Alvin John Frankenfeld 1905-1991 # 56688345 - "Married June 19, 1927."

Joan Darleen (Frankenfeld) Holstein 1928-1968 is also buried in Stratton # 67592639, on the same stone as Everett E. Holstein 1924-1968.

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