Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Levi A. and Nellie J. (Burgess) Bailey, 6 South 49 West

In 1860 Ray County, Missouri, Levi Bailey is six months old, with Wm. 24 and Barba 24. Sarah is 4.
(William and Barbara Bailey are in Norton County, Kansas in 1900, living with son Daniel C. Bailey 36 and his family . William 1833-1908 # 41925657 and Barbara Allen (Fisher) Bailey 1835-1908 # 41925768 are buried in Norton COunty.
Levi, 21, is still with parents in 1880 Ray County, Missouri.

In 1880 Ray County, Missouri, "Sallie J. Burgis" is 11, with Samuel 38 and Lydia 37. Thomas is 8, Lethe 6, Mary 4, and Leline 3.

Samuel T. Burgess 1844-1884 is buried in Ray County # 15050057, with Lydia C. (Fisher) Burgess 1842-1922 # 15050014..

L.A. "Baley" and Nellie J. Burgess married in Ray County, Missouri on Sept 10, 1885.

In 1900 Saline County, Nebraska, Levi is 40, Nelly J. 32, George W. 9, Barbara E. 6, and Manda C. 2.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, L.A. Bailey is farming, 50, married 24 years to Nellie G. 42. George W. 19 - all three born in Missouri - Barbara 16, Maudie 11, Dollie D. 9, Natie 7 and Lydia E. 4 all born in Nebraska.

(His younger brother Andrew J. Bailey is a carpenter in 1910 Colorado Springs, 34 born in Missouri, married six years to Ada 31 born in Ohio. They were there in the 1920, 1930 and 1940 census years, no children. )

Levi claimed a quarter in 32, 6S 49W in 1913.

In 1920 Greeley, Colorado, Levi is a common laborer, 60, with Nellie Jane 52, George 29, Dollie 19, Nota 16, and Lydia 13.

Levi and Nellie are in Denver in 1930, with Nolie 25. He's a caretaker for lawns

Levi is widowed in 1940 Los Angeles, 80, lodging with Bertha Lamberton and her son. Grace Bailey 37 is with them, too, born in Nebraska.

Levi Anderson Bailey, born Nov 5, 1859 in Missouri, mother Fisher, died November 27, 1943 in Los Angeles County.

George Wesley Bailey, born March 6, 1891 in Missouri, died June 26, 1957 in Los Angeles County.
He's buried in Los Angeles # 3686749.

Amanda married Alvin R. Goodfellow in Greeley on July 10, 1915 in Greeley, with witnesses Linn R. Bailey and Dollie Goodfellow. , and they had Woodrow Wesley Goodfellow in Greeley on October 9, 1918.
Alvin R. Goodfellow 1882-1939 is buried in Greeley # 65222012.

She might be the Dora Bailey in 1940 Pueblo, Colorado, 41, born in Nebraska.

Dora died January 7, 1942
Thanks to the Pueblo County Library.

Hazel Etta Goodfellow Estes : Born May 9, 1916 probably in Weld Co., CO; , died February 6, 1985 in Stanislaus County, California. Her ashes are with her family # 55762444. Spouse George Estes 1919-1988
Etta Goodfellow married Don L. Bron on Sept 25, 1933 in Arapahoe COunty, Colorado.
They divorced in Denver in 1938. She married George Leroy Estes on April 16, 1938 in Denver.

Woodrow W. Goodfellow 1918-2002 is buried in Evans # 13958625.

Gertrude Goodfellow was born in Johnstown, CO to Silas and May (Baker) Jackson. In 1937 Gertrude married Woodrow Goodfellow in Golden, CO. Mrs. Goodfellow worked for Wright-McGill for 10 years. She was a great cook and enjoyed crocheting and sewing. Mrs. Goodfellow died on Sunday December 2, 2007 at her residence.
Survivors: sons, Melvin Goodfellow and wife Gracie of Choctaw, OK, and Richard Goodfellow and wife Carel of Austin, TX; daughter, Patricia Mitchell of Greeley, CO; 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: husband, Woodrow in 2002; grandsons, Randy and Adam; and granddaughter Debbie; and brothers Buster and Ora Jackson.
Interment: Evans Cemetery


Thomas Flanders is farming in 1910 Kit Carson County, 27, born in Missouri, living alone.

Barbara Evelyn Flanders married Thomas A. Flanders on April 23, 1913 at Fair Haven, Kit Carson County.

In 1920, Eveley 26 and Tom A. Flanders, 36 are farming in Hidalgo County, Texas.

In 1930 Denver, Evelyn Flanders, 36, is married to Thomas A. Flanders, 40 born in Missouri. Maude Goodfellow 31 is with them.

Tom and Barbara E. are in Kansas City in 1940. He's a carpenter, and they were there in 1935 as well.

Thomas A. Flanders, born Feb 5, 1883 in Missouri, mother Denny, died October 17, 1968 in Los Angeles County.

Barbara Evelyn Flanders, born July 6, 1893 in Missouri died September 24, 1984 in Los Angeles County.
If anyone has information about the burials of Levi and Nellie, please let us know.

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