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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Roy W. and Nellie E. (Johnson) Ingram, 6 South 48 West



Roy was in Arapahoe County, Colorado, Cope precinct, in 1900. He's with Abram Ingram Nov 1852 born in New York, married 22 years to Addie August 1859 Illinois. Flora D. January 1883, Roy W. March 1885, and Ross C. Nov 1886 were born in Iowa, Harry J. June 1891 and Claude B. March 1893 in Colorado.
Addie L. Ingram 1858-1911 is buried in Cope, # 159059616.
She was in Marshall County, Iowa in 1870, Adda L. Owings, 11, with parents William 48 and Sarah 37. Thomas is 19, Amanda E 17, Virginia A. 15, William 13, Franklin 9, Robert E. 7, Sarah E. 5, Nathan B. 3, and Laura N. 1.
William 1821-1907 Owings is buried in Marshall County # 50006712, with Sarah Sohronia (Davis) Owings # 47452451.


In 1910 Roy is farming in Kit Carson County, 25, with Nellie E. 21 born in Nebraska. Orva Ester is 2.
Roy claimed a quarter in 26, 6S, 48W in 1915.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Roy is 34, Nellie 30, Orva W. 12 is a stepdaughter, Claude L. is 9, Merle F. 4 and Thalne L. 2.


Orva Bessie Ester married Chester Jerome Overholser in Seibert, Colorado on May 20, 1925, and they're in Lincoln County, Colorado in 1930, with Hazel M. 4.

In 1930 Kit Carson County, Roy is working on the railroad, 45, with Nellie E. 42, Claude L. 19, Merle F. 14, Thalne L. 13 , Ray A. 9, and Irna I. 2.

In 1940 Seattle, Roy is a helper for the PC & F Co, living on Bryn Mawr.
The census there has only Roy W. 55, Nellie E. 51 and Irma I. 12.

Roy William Ingram died December 20, 1959 in Seattle.
Nellie died September 2, 1980 in Ellensburg, Washington, age 92.

Claude married Nancy A. French in Colorado Springs on March 1, 1930.

Claude is in Long Beach, California, with Nancy A., both 29, Ellis A. 9 born in Colorado, and Paul V. two months born in California.

Claude L. 1910-1990 is buried in Corona, California # 88802330. He died in Riverside County, mother's maiden name Johnson.

Merle is teaching in Cope in 1940, and another teacher Louise Crinklaw 28 is rooming with her.

Merle F. Ingram, age 62, married Joseph L. Lonigro on July 8, 1978 in Riverside, California.
She was born July 13, 1915 at Vona, as Baker in 1945, as Lonigro in 1978, and as Baker in 1981.

Thanie Leland Ingram 1916-2003 is buried in Stratton # 88109452.

Winifred June Ingram is buried with him 1922-2008. "Winifred was born on October 17,1922 in Brewster, Kansas to Sherman and Eva (Sexton) Kemp. She was one of four children.
On August 5,1941 Winifred married Thaine Leland Ingram at the Methodist Parsonage in Goodland, Kansas. To this union four children were born; Roy, Dorothy, Terry, and Ted.
Winifred attended the Stratton Church of God. In her spare time she enjoyed doing word searches, playing dominoes and visiting with family and friends. In her later years, she enjoyed going to the Bible Studies at the Bee Hive, and she always had a smile on her face.
She was preceded in death by her parents. her husband, a daughter Dorothy Ingram, one brother and two sisters.
She is survived by two sons Roy Ingram and his wife Jane of Morrill, NE and Ted Ingram and his wife Paula of Tacoma, Washington, and one daughter Terry Ingram of Little, Colorado. She is also survived by three grandchildren. "



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