Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Joseph H. and Myrtle G. (Fox) Queen, 6 South 47 West

In 1900 Rawlins County, Kanasas, Joseph H. Queen, born Janaury 1890 in Arkansas, is with Benton A. Queen 36 West Virginia, and Nellie S. Queen 31 Missouri. Alexander is 12, Josephine V. 9, Steward L. 8 - these Alice M. 7 - theese three born in West Virginia, Ethel A. 6, Charles H. 5 and Edna V. 3 born in Kansas.

Benton Albert Queen 1864-1950 is buried in Thomas County, Kansas, # 72893334, with Sarah Nellie (Call) QAueen 1869-1942.

In 1900 Rawlins County, Kansas, Abraham Fox is farming, born Sept 1869, married six years to Ella Sept 1869, Myrtle August 1894 - all three born in Illinois, and Alex born May 1896 in Kansas.

Abraham Fox 1866-1956 is buried in Rawlins County # 44538900. So is Ella Fox 1869-1927 # 5037887.
Their daughter Alma R. Wentling 1905-1986 is buried in Beaver City, Nebraska # 142682555.
In 1925 Rawlins County, Abe Fox is 58, Ella 55, and on the same page are Will Wentling 30, Alma 19, and Margaret nine months.
Wiley John Fox, a brother, is buried in Rawlins County 1896-1962, # 71585265.

In 1910 Rawlins County, "Mirtle" is 15, married to Joe H. Queen 20, born in Arkansas.

Joseph homesteaded a quarter in 34 and 35, 7S 48W, in 1917.

In 1920 Joseph and Myrtle are in Kit Carson County, with May O. 5, Stella M. 3, and Ethel T. 1, all three born in Colorado.
Myrtle proved up 108 acres in 13, 6 South, 47W extending into section 13 of 6S 48W, in 1922.

Joseph H. Queen claimed 479 acres for Stock Raising in 1929, some in section 4, 4S 47W - Yuma County, some in 18, 1S 47W, and some in 22, 3S 49W, Washington County.

In 1930 they're in Washington County, Colorado, with Mary 16, Stella 13 Ethel 12, Fern 9, Bertha 8, Joseph 5, and Anna 3.

In 1940 Washington County, Joe and Myrtle have only Joe A. 15 and Anna 13.

Joseph Henry Queen registered for WWII in Cope, Colorado, born May 15, 1890 at Glen, Arkansas, with Myrtle as his reference.

1943 Joes items in the Yuma Pioneer "Mrs. Joe Queen of Cope moved here Saturday to take charge of the telephone work. Mrs. Pryor had her goods moved to Yuma Saturday and left for her new home Wednesday."

1943 Joes items in the Yuma Pioneer "Mrs. Vera Wince attended the switchboard at the telephone office on Monday while Mrs. Myrtle Queen was awway."

February 13, 1947 "Announcements were received from Goodland, Kansas, of the marriage of Mrs. Myrtle Queen, to Mr. J.A. Mullenax. Mrs. Queeen recently underwent a very heavy surgical operation and is now recuperating."

Joseph 1890-1979 is buried in Cope, Colorado # 158814392.
The California death index has Joseph Henry Queen born January 15, 1890 in Arkansas, dying May 5, 1979 in Fresno County.

Myrtle G. Mullenax 1894-1988 is buried in Fort Morgan # 75738642.

James "Alf" Mullenax 1891-1974 is also buried in Fort Morgan #75738628.

In 1955 Joe Queen, Jr. suffered a brain concussion, and was removed from the Flagler to the Denver VA Hospital.

Ethel Queen Liming was born February 1, 1918, and died on November 23, 1964. She married Robert C. Liming in St. Francis Kansas on April 11, 1947. Survivors were her husband Robert C. Liming of Wheatridge., her mother , Mrs. Myrtle Mullenax of Fort Morgaan, her father Joseph H. QAueen of Huron , KAnsas, three sisters - Mrs Stella QAueen of Durango, Mrs. Anna Heinrichs of Fresno, California, and Fern Ricks of Fort Morgan, a brother Joseph A. Queen of Fort Lyons. Two sisters preceded her in death, Bertha QAueen and Mary Anderson.

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