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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

David H. and Louisa (Moore) Pound, brothers Guy and Albert, father Ira Pound, 6 South 47 West


In 1900 Stafford County, Kansas, David H. Pound born May 1886 in Kansas, is with Stephen 44 and Emily J. 41, Ira 18, Rose B. 16, Roy O. 11, Guy 8, and Albert L. 6.

In 1910 Gray County, Kansas, David is 23, married to Eliza 22, with Lola 2.

Louise's mother Laura R. Moore 1867-1909 is buried in Stafford County.
Her father Joseph is buried there, too dying in 1934. Joseph's obituary said a deaughter Virl (Moore) Pound was livin at Kirk, Colorado.

David proved up two quarters in sections 11 and 12, 6 South, 47W in 1917.


He registered for WWI in Yuma County, with a Kirk address, born May 31, 1886.

In 1920 Yuma County, Colorado, David is 33, born in Kansas, Louisa E. 32 born in Missouri. Lola is 12 born in Kansas, Ronald 5 in Colorado.

1929 "Lola Pound, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Pound of the Joes country, went to Greeley, Monday to enroll as a student at the State Teachers College."
Lola J. Pound married William Kechter on September 1, 1929, recorded in Yuma County.
September 5, 1929
Still farming in Yuma County in 1930, David and Louise have only Ronald. E. 15.

September 17, 1931

April 28, 1938
David and Louise are alone in 1940 Yuma County.

1943 "A large crowd attended the Dave Pound sale January 20. Cows brought from #86 to $105. Horses did not sell so high. We understand Mr. and Mrs. Pound intend moving to Denver. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Pound will move to the Dave Pound farm."

David Henry Pound 1886-1954 is buried in Kirk, Colorado # 28342942. So is Louisa Elener Pound 1887-1966 # 28342933.

December 2, 1954

February 17, 1966




Ronald E. Pound 1914-1983 is buried in Kirk, # 28342951.


Lola Jean Kechter 1908-1981 is buried in Kirk # 67354548.




Her husband William H. Kechter 1907-1999 is also buried in Kirk # 67354550

Her daughter Marilyn Wood 1936-1974 is buried in Kirk, # 67354796.

December 1950 "Miss Mable 'Sue' Collette, younges daught of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Collette of Kirk, and William Henry Ketchre Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Ketcher of Vona, were married Deemer 15 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wise. Miss Marilyn Kechter, sister of the bridegrroom, was bridesmaid.

Virl (Moore) Pound 1897-1988 is buried in Denver # 351607008, with Albert L. 1894-1940.

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Guy Everett Pound 1891-1951 is buried in Stafford County, Kansas, and his son Walter Lee Pound 1928-1931 is buried in Kirk.
"Son of Guy and Jessie Pound" # 28342956.
October 15, 1931

June 13, 1935

December 1936 Kirk items "Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Gay and two sons of Denver are here visiting the lady's mother, Mrs. GUy Pound, and Miss Ruby and the boys."

This is Lois, who was in Littleton, Colorado in 1940, 21, with Leo 29, Lewis L. 4, Larry D. 3, and Lynn Earl 1.
Lois Emily (Pound) Gay 1918-2003 buried in Wheat Ridge, Colorado # 79648046, with Leo Irvin Gay 1911-2009.
"Lois E. Gay, 84, wife of Leo Irvin; mother of Leon (Renae Clark) Gay of Green River, WY.; Larry (Jane) Gay of Wickenburg, AZ., and Lynn (Kathy) Gay of Colorado Springs, CO.; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three brothers Paul, Ralph & Richard Pound. "
Ralph is buried in Stafford County # 76628103 "Ralph Gerald Pound died Dec 2, 2009 at Stafford County Hospital in Stafford. Born Sep 7, 1931 in Craig, CO, he was the son of Everett Guy Steven and Jessie Mae (Winkler)?Pound. He attended Antrim Schools and moved from?Stafford to St. John in 1969. He was a retired grain elevator manager in St. John previously working at Stafford CO-OP and a member of the St. John Lions Club and Kansas Livestock Assn. On May 19, 1950, he married Elsie (Allen) at Stafford. She preceded him in death on Nov 19, 2005. Survivors include son, Donnie L Pound and wife Debra of St. John, daughter Maggie A. Metz and husband Terry of Garrison, ND, brother Richard Pound of Waikoloa Hawaii, four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Paul, Cecil, Glenn and Donald; two sisters, Lois Gay and Ruby Pound; grandson Nicholas Pound and a great grandson, Jordan Nicholas Goldade.  "
Septembr 7, 1931

August 1939

December 1940

July 1941

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