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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Howard Jones, 6 South 47 West



Margaret J. Roberts married Edward Jones on Apri 13, 1856 in Mahaska County, Iowa.

In 1870 Marion County, Iowa, Edward Jones is farming, 35, born in Ohio, with Margaret 33 in Indiana. William 13, Ida 11, Howard 9, Oda 6, Price 4, and Minnie 2 were all born in Iowa.

In 1875 Jefferson County, Kansas, E. G. is 40, Margaret 37, Wm. 18, Ida 16, Howard 14, Ida 12, Price 9, Minnie 6, - these kids born in Iowa, and Nellie 1 born in Kansas.

In 1880 Franklin County, Kansas, E. G. is 46, Margaret 43, William 23, Ida 21, Howard 19, Odie 16, Price 15, Minnie 12, Nellie 6, and Freddie 2.. Thomas Allen is 21, a boarder, teamster.

Edward 74, and Margaret 72 are in Nowata Oklahoma in 1910, and Fred works in a blacksmith shop 33 is with them.

Margaret is in Chautauqua County, Kansas in 1920, married but no spouse, 83, born in Illinois, and Fred 41 is with her.

FindaGrave # 19124100 has Edward "C." Jones 1834-1913 buried in Chautauqua County, Kansas, with Margaret born Sept 9, 1836 # 19124108.

They might have gone to Chautauqua County because their son William R. Jones 1857-1921 ws there, buried in the Greenwood Cemetery in Sedan # 23137411.

In 1910 Topeka, Kansas, Howard is a laborer in a furniture store, 44, born in Kansas, married recently to Carrie - 41 - her second marriage. Roy Camp is 19, Edward 18, Harry 15, all three born in Kansas.

Iva May was born May 12, 1884 in Lawrence Kansas to Garner H. Bowers and Emma Youmans,
In 1900 Douglas County, Kansas, "Eva" born May 1882, is with Garner 36 and Emma 43, brother Ray 17.
Willie is 12, Mable 10, and George 9.

Garner 1862-1933 # 88023473 and Emma L (Youmans) Bowers 1856-1940 are buried in Stratton.
Ray Bowers 1882-1968 # 75339316 and Mamie A. Bowers 1880-1967 are also buried in Stratton.

Bowers, Ray Arlington of Stratton, and Wise, Mamie Aurila -- Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, married 5/10/1917 Burlington Kit Carson County.
Husb: 36 Wife: 36
husband previously married spouse deceased.

Howard claimed a tract in 31, 6S 47W and section 6, 7S 47W in 1917.


Howard R. Jones was born in Mayin (Possibly should be Marion) County, Iowa, March 30, 1861, and passed away June 8, 1933, at the age of 72 years, 2 months, and 8 days. On October 10, 1910, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Carrie A. Camp at Topeka, Kansas. No children were born to this union. In 1912 he came to Colorado, locating 12 miles north and 2 1/2 miles east of Vona, where he had continued his residence until the time of his death.
He is survived by his widow, two brothers, Price and Fred Jones; four sisters; a nephew, Fred Allen; two nieces, Mrs. Bessie Snow and Mrs. Pearl Myers; and three step-children Roy Camp and Harry Camp of Vona and Edward J. Camp of Topeka, Kansas; and many neighbors and friends who mourn his going. Funeral services were conducted from the Vona Baptist Church, Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. J. F. Starr, officiating. A male quartette consisting of John Warrick, C. Burd, Ray Deakin and Leander Becker sang, "Some Time We'll Understand," "The Haven of Rest" and "There is a Home Eternal." Interment was made in the Vona Cemetery. 
FindaGrave # 16875473

(One sister is likely Oda Rozella (Jones) Walker 1863-1944 buried in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma # 10256206.)
Another Minie Ophelia (Jones) Nipper 1867-1938 buried in Fremont County, Wyoming # 11051697. Final rites for Mrs. Carrie A. Jones were held Wednesday March 2 at the Hendricks Chapel in Burlington. Brother Jim Marrow officiated at the 2:30 services. Casket bearers were: Floyd Camp, Jim Camp, Dale Camp, Leroy Camp, Bill Waterman, and Nolan Camp. Vocal selections "Beyond The Sunset", "Just Beyond the Rolling River", and "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder" were sung by Jim and Marilyn Flick. Burial was in the Vona cemetery.
Carrie A. Jones was born in Henry county, Illinois, January 11, 1869. She passed away Saturday February 27, 1966 at the Good Shepherd Nursing home in Denver at the age of 97. She had been a resident of Colorado for 54 years taking up a homestead north of Vona in 1912. In 1942 she moved to Stratton and later to Burlington to be near her son Roy Camp and family. In 1957 she was baptized and worshiped with the Church of Christ in Burlington until she moved to the Good Shepherd in Denver. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband Howard and her son Roy. She is survived by her two sons, Ed of Topeka, and Harry of Denver. Two brothers Dr. Carl Henning of Corning and Ed Henning of Atchison, Kansas. A sister Grace Williamson of Corning and 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.
FindaGrave # 16875432.
(Her first husband was probably James Buchanan Camp, Dec 10, 1856 born in Illinois to Peter L. "Crump" and Elizabeth Butler, dying June 5 1930 in Girard Illinois, spouse Carrie, to be buried in the City Cemetery.
He was divorced in 1920 Staunton, Illinois, farming, living with his mother Elizabeth E. Camp._
Elizabeth Butler Camp 1833-1929 is buried in Staunton city cemetery # 144867416.
 

Roy Camp registered for WWI in Stratton, born Sept 19, 1889 in Corning, Kanss, single, farming.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Roy is 30, with Susan 23, and Harold E. 1, all three born in Kansas.
Roy Camp, son of James B. Camp and Carrie Henning Camp, was born at Corning, Kan. Sept. 9, 1890, and died Jan. 11, 1961 at the St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 23 days. He moved with his family to Vona as a young man and later homesteaded north of Vona in 1912. He was united in marriage to Susan Miller of Brewster, Kan., Dec. 5, 1917. They lived their married life north of Vona until 1951, when they moved to Burlington where they have since resided. Their 43 years together were blessed with six children, Harold of Pomona, Calif.; Floyd of Vona; Dale and Velma Hartsook of Colorado Springs; James of Denver and Vera Waterman of Pueblo.
Mrs. Susan Camp passed away at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital, May 30, 1971, after an illness of approximately two months, at the age of 74 years 10 months and 12 days. Susan Elizabeth Camp was born in Rawlins County, Kansas on July 18, 1896, the daughter of August and Clara Hartley Miller, who preceded her in death. Her girlhood was spent in the family home north of Brewster, Kansas. Early in 1917 she homesteaded north of Vona and on December 5, 1917, she was united in marriage to Roy Camp, who had homestead in the Vona area in 1912. They lived their married life north of Vona until moving to their home in Burlington in 1951. Roy preceded her in death in 1961 and Susan has lived in the family home in Burlington since that time. Their 43 years together were blessed with six children: Harold of Haddem, Kansas; Floyd of Vona; Dale and Velma of Colorado Springs; James of Vona and Vera of Denver. Mrs. Camp is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, 8 sisters and brothers: Grace Hickson of Goodland; Rosa Durham of Gem; Bennett Miller of Goodland; George Miller of Colby, Kansas; Nina Linthicum of Colorado Springs; August Miller of Brewster; Esther Westerdale of Oklahoma and Willard Miller of Brewster.  


Harry Camp, age 23, married Iva Fetty in Burlington on July 4, 1917. Iva had been in Lawrence Kansas in 1910, 27, married to Edward 31. Raymond is 4, Laverna 1.
Edward H. Fetty 1877-1914 is buried in Jefferson Coumty, Kansas # 110345924.
Iva, per one tree, was born a Bowers.

Iva, widow of Edward H. Fetty, proved up two quarters in 5, 7S 47W in 1914.


In 1920 Kit Carson County, Harry is farming, 24, with Iva M. 37, both born in Kansas. Carrie is 1, Edward four months born in Colorado. Raymond W. Fetty 13 and Laverna 11 Fetty were both born in Kansas.

Harry 1894-1984 is buried in Wheat Ridge # 96904099, with Iva May 1884-1967 # 96904203.
Raymond Fetty married Nedra Oliver on June 10, 1929 in Logan County, Colorado.
They're in Kit Carson County in 1930, farming, Raymond 23 and Nedra 18 born in Colorado.

Nedra 1912-1930 is buried in Vona # 95316282, with baby Fetty.

Laverna Fetty, age 19, married Harry E. Moss on September 4, 1927.


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