Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

John F. and Ellen (Claycomb) Bandy, son Clarence R. Bandy, Ora I. (Gray) Bandy , 8 South 49 West

John proved up a quarter in 9, 8S 49W in 1902.
Ora cash-claimed a quarter in 4, 8S 49W in 1908.
Clarence cash-claimed a quarter in 4, 8 South, 49W in 1908.


JOHN
One tree said John was born about 1855 in Kentucky to George Bandy 1819-1881, with his spouses Eleanor 1829-1858 and Martha 1840-1913.
In 1870 Meade County, Kentucky, George is 50, with Martha 28, Thomas 21, Houston 15, John 14, Elizabeth E. 7, George 6, Francis 4, Carrie 2.
In 1880 Breckinridge County, Kentucky, John F. Bandy is 24, Ellia L. 17.

In 1896 Herbert Bandy, Clarence Bandy, and Jesse Bandy were students at the Seibert School
In 1900 Kit Carson County, John born Jan 1855 in Kentucky, married 20 years to Ellen, 38 Kentucky, with Clarence R. Dec 1884 Kentucky. Jesse L is 13, Herbert N. 10, Treva 7 - these all born in Kentucky, and Ernest W. 3 Colorado.
Carroll Bandy is in the Kit Carson County Band in 1901. "On Christmas Eve in 1902, Carroll George Bandy (June 8, 1881 - June 5, 1978) from Kentucky married Jessie Bliar (July 22, 1882 - April 1980), who was from Iowa, in Siebert, Colorado. Carroll was a Rock Island Railroad fireman, and then an oil field worker. They had three daughters Helen,Beulah, and a daughter who died young, and a son John Michael Hughes Bandy.
In 1910 Carrol 28 and Jessie 27, are in Goodland, Kansas, with Beulah 4, and Helen 2.
In 1915 they're in Sherman County, Kansas, C.G. 34, Jessie 32, Bulah 9, Helen 7, and Mary 1.
In 1920 they're in Converse County, Wyoming, and in Los Angeles California in 1930, with the three daughters.
Carroll and Jessie lived to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary."

In 1910 Mendocino County, California, John is 55, a laborer, doing odd jobs, Ellen L. 46. They have Treva L. 17, Kentucky, Ernest D. 13 and Florence B. 8, both born in Colorado.
In 1920 Pasadena, California, John is 65, no occupation , Ellen 56, Ernest W. 22 a carpenter, and Florence 19 a bookkeeper.
John died in Los Angeles County, February 4, 1922, age 67.
FindaGrave # 146949874 has him buried in Sierra Madre, California 1855-1922.


J.F. Bandy 1883-1918 is buried in Haxtun # 129243487. So this is not likely the same John F.


Ellen Bandy, born July 29, 1862 in Kentucky, died January 31, 1951 in Los Angeles, father Claycomb, mother Meadows.

CLARENCE
In 1910 Seibert, Colorado, Clarence is 25, Ora I. 24, born in Iowa, with son Francis H. 1, born in Kansas.

In 1915 Thomas County, Kansas, C.R. Bandy is 30, O.I. 29, Howard 7, Wayne 5, Gertrude one month.

In 1920 Converse County, Wyoming, Clarence is 35, Ava 34, Howard 11, Wayne 9, and Gertrude 5.
In 1930 Pasadena California, Clarence is 45, Ora I. 44, Howard F. 21, and his wife Martha M. 18, Wayne H. 19, and Gertrude I. 15.

Ora Iris (Gray) Bandy 1885-1962 is buried in Shasta County California # 68488519.
So is Clarence R. 1884-1969 # 68488822, "Son of John F. Bandy and Ellen L. Claycomb Bandy."
Francis Howard "Bud" Bandy 1908-1990 is buried in Lane County Oregon # 133599697.

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