Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Frank E. VanWinkle, son Elmer F. VanWinkle, 7S 42W
 

Rachael E. (Sewell) VanWinkle , 8S 44W
 



In 1900 Sherman County, Kansas, Frank born October 1872 in Kansas, married to Sarah Jan 1873 Illinois. Elmer Nov 1892, Bessie May 1898, and a baby May 1900 in Kansas.
Next household is William Van Winkle Nov 1843 Iowa, married 34 years to Jane Oct 1844 Ohio. Ezzie Jan 1880 was born in Iowa - a school teacher.

Frank E. Vanwinkle cash-claimed 40 acres in 25, 6S 42W in 1907.
In 1910 Sherman County, Kansas, Frank E. is 37, born in Kansas, Sarah 37 Illinois, Elmer 17, Bessie 14, Junita 9, and Hazel 7 were born in Kansas.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Elmer and Anna Bell Van Winkle, both 27 born in Kansas, are farming.

Elmer proved up 120 acres in 1, 7S 42W in 1922.
Elmer was the secretary for school district # 33. in Kit Carson County.
Anabel (Phillips) Van Winkle 1892-1949 is buried in Kanorado, with Elmer 1892-1957 # 67257910.

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Martin Sewell married Martha Susan Crowder November 1845 in Mahaska County, Martha was 17.
Martha Sewell, born Aug 1, 1829, died Feb 28, 1848, buried in the Indianapolis cemetery, Mahaska County # 135676406.


From the Baker Book "Rachel's father was Martin Sewell. After her mother died, she was raised by her grandparents, David and Rachel Sewell. Baby Rachel grew up, married and settled in Kansas. After her husband, Wm. C. Van Winkle, died, she moved to Burlington, CO. She later remarried, John Evans and settled in Nebraska. "
Willis Baker 1815-1864 and Letitia (Sewell) Baker 1824-1915 had a brother Martin Sewell, Martin's wife died, and David and Rachel Sewell raised Rachel.

In 1850 Mahaska County, Iowa, David and Rachael Sewel are both 54, with Elizah 18, Martin 27, and Rachel E. 4.
Rachel is with the Willis Baker family in 1860 Mahaska County, and in 1870 is married to William, with David M.3 and Tullia one month.
William C. VanWinkle married Rachel Sewell sept 6, 1865 in Mahaska County, Iowa, performed by County Judge SSamuel Thompson

In 1880 Jewell County, Kansas, William Vanwinkle is 34, Racheal 30, with David 13, Tullie 10, Lacy 8, and Frank 4.
In 1885 Jewell County, R.E. is 36, widowed, with D.A. 18, T. 14, W.L. 13, F.P. 9, and B.E. 4.

Rachael E. VanWinkle cash-claimed a quarter in 35, 8S 44W in 1891.
Rachael VanWinkle is married to John N. Evans in 1900 Gosper, Nebraska. She was born Oct 1849 in Iowa, John Oct 1860 in Pennsylvania, married 14 years. They have Ora July 1894 Nebraska, and "borders" "Frank Vanwinkle Nov 1877 Iowa and BErt July 1882 Nebraska.
In 1910 Gosper County, John 50 and Rachael 53 have Ola Evans 16 and Bert Vanwinkle 26.
Tullie Van Winkle married George W Bevelheimer in Gosper County, between 1891-1907, page 38, and then Georege W. Bevelhimer married Rena Paine, page 252.
(George died in Chicago in 1901 "Rena May Paine married George W. Bevelhimer (not Charles) on 3 April, 1898.
Rena was his fourth wife, he married first Tully Van Winkle, second Nettie Stump and third a Ms. Pettijohn, there were two children from that marriage, Hugh and a child who died in infancy. ")

David is a railroad section foreman in Brush, Colorado, in 1900, 33, married to Annie 30, with Eunece 7.
In 1910 Cheyenne County, Nebraska, Dave, a pool hall operator, is 44, Anna 38, Eunice 16, and Bernice 1.
In 1920 he's a tire vulcanizer in Weld County, Colorado 52, with Anna B. 49 and Bernice 11.
Annie is widowed in 1930 Routt County, Colorado, 59 with daughter Eunice Paxton 37, Wi;iam D. 42 and their two kids.
Eunice 1892-1971 and William Paxton are buried in Routt County # 58244399.

MIRANDA

Miles Vanwinkle, age 27, married M. R. Young on October 28, 1881 in Wapello County, Iowa. He was the son of Alexander VanWinkle and Juliana Henry.
M.R. Young, born about 1858, was the daughter of Charles Young and Eva Bower.
One Ancestry tree says her parents died in the 1860's in Iowa.
Alexander Van Winkle 1819-1893 is buried in Wapello County, # 58736336, with Juliana 1816-1897.

In 1900 Cope precinct, then in Arapahoe County, Colorado, Miranda, born February 1859, married 18 years to Miles VanWinkel born Sept 1856. They have Grace 17, Daisy 15, Hattie 10, Ethel 5, and Howard ten months.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, "Belle" is 51, Ethel 15, Howard 10, and Ralph J. 8.

Miranda Van Winkle claimed a tract in 4 and 5, 6S 47W in 1917.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, Miranda is 60 widowed, born in Iowa, with Ethel 25 and Howard 20 both born in Colorado.

Henry Miles VanWinkle 1856-1933 is buried in File, Idaho #19598061.

Miranda 1859-1936 is buried in Lewis, Montezuma County, Colorado # 89768549.

Daisy Belle Van Winkle married John F. Nesbit on May 16, 1924 in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Hattie Van Winkle, born about 1890 in Colorado, is a cook in 1910 Omaha, single, boarding with the Mayes couple.

Ethyl Vanwinkle is living alone in 1940 Kit Carson County, farming alone.

Howard H. VanWinkle 1899-1987 is buried in Canon City, Colorado # 68218700, with Edna 1897-1992.


John Ralph "Rip" Van Winkle 1902-1964 is buried in Carlsbad, New Mexico # 68264911.

Funeral services for John R. (Rip) Van Winkle, victim of a gunshot wound in his chest Monday night, are pending.
An arraignment of Joe S. Edgar on a charge of murder in the death was scheduled today.
Van Winkle, 62, was born Jan. 5, 1902 in Kirt (SHOULD BE KIRK), Colo., and began work as a miner when he was 19.
Survivors are his wife, at 2504 W. Lea St.; two sons, Roy J. Van Winkle, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Ralph Van Winkle, home on leave from the Navy; a daughter, Lucille Blankenship, Banning, Ga.; one brother, Howard Van Winkle of Oregon; four sisters, Mrs. Grace Booker, Bondurant, Wyo., Mrs. Daisy Nesbith, Boise, Ida., Mrs. Hattie Currie, Bellflower, Calif., and Miss Ethel Van Winkle, Denver; and six grandchildren.



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