Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Joseph William Wheatley, 6 South 46 West

J.W. Wheatley was born February 8, 1874 in Washington County, Kentucky to J.R. Wheatley and Elizabeth Nally.

In 1880 Robert J. is 32, Ellen E. 34, laura B. 7, William J. 6, Thomas J. 4, Walter A. 2, and Robert A. ten months. Boyton Wheatley, 69 is an uncle, and Elizabeth A. 30 is a sister

William Wheatley is a day laborer in Kansas City, Missouri in 1900, bon February 1874 in Kentucky, rooming with Samuel and Mamie Russell famly.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Joseph Wheatley, 35, born in Kentucky has no occupation, living alone There's a string of single people, mostly farm laborers. - James C. Martin, Ludwig Mueller, Frank Nelson, Laurence Smith...

Joseph claimed 312 acres in section 5, 6S 46W in 1917.
He registered for WWI with a Tuttle address, born February 8, 1874, nearest relative his mother Bette Wheatley of Springfield, Kentucky.

Bette Wheatley was widowed in 1900 Washington County, Kentucky, with Laurel 27, Thomas 24, Walte 22, Albert 17, and Lucy 14.

He's still single in 1920 and 1930 Kit Carson County, farming.

Joseph William Wheatley is buried in Springfield, Kentucky, # 39951391 says died in Denve in 1934, on a stone with brother Albert M. Wheatley.
Roy and George Wheatley had both claimed land north of Wray about the same time, but they would be thirty miles away.
March 1910 " G. W. Wheatley and family of Claudell, Kansas arrived last Monday and moved out to their claim the following day. Their claim is located twenty miles north and east of Wray."
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