Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Roy and Susan (Miller) Camp , 8 South 49 West

Susan E. Camp, formerly Susan E. Miller, proved up a quarter in 7S 48W in 1922.
Roy Camp married Susie Miller December 5, 1917, recorded in Kit Carson County.
Roy registered for WWI with a Stratton Colorado, address, born Sept 19, 1889 at Corning, Kansas, single.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, Roy, 30, born in Kansas, and Susan E. 23, Kansas, have Harold E. 7, born in Kansas.

"Roy Camp, son of James B. Camp and Carrie Henning Camp, was born at Corning, Kan. Sept. 9, 1890, and died Jan. 11, 1961 at the St Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs at the age of 70 years, 3 months and 23 days. He moved with his family to Vona as a young man and later homesteaded north of Vona in 1912. He was united in marriage to Susan Miller of Brewster, Kan., Dec. 5, 1917. They lived their married life north of Vona until 1951, when they moved to Burlington where they have since resided. Their 43 years together were blessed with six children, Harold of Pomona, Calif.; Floyd of Vona; Dale and Velma Hartsook of Colorado Springs; James of Denver and Vera Waterman of Pueblo. He accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and was baptized in 1949, joining with the Church of Christ, in which he was very active locally. He leaves his wife, Susan, his six children, 18 grandchildren, his mother, Carrie Jones, two brothers, Ed of Topeka, Kan., and Harry of Denver, and a number of nieces and nephews. His father preceded him in death. "

"Mrs. Susan Camp passed away at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital, May 30, 1971, after an illness of approximately two months, at the age of 74 years 10 months and 12 days. Susan Elizabeth Camp was born in Rawlins County, Kansas on July 18, 1896, the daughter of August and Clara Hartley Miller, who preceded her in death. Her girlhood was spent in the family home north of Brewster, Kansas. Early in 1917 she homesteaded north of Vona and on December 5, 1917, she was united in marriage to Roy Camp, who had homestead in the Vona area in 1912. They lived their married life north of Vona until moving to their home in Burlington in 1951. Roy preceded her in death in 1961 and Susan has lived in the family home in Burlington since that time. Their 43 years together were blessed with six children: Harold of Haddem, Kansas; Floyd of Vona; Dale and Velma of Colorado Springs; James of Vona and Vera of Denver. Mrs. Camp is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren, 8 sisters and brothers: Grace Hickson of Goodland; Rosa Durham of Gem; Bennett Miller of Goodland; George Miller of Colby, Kansas; Nina Linthicum of Colorado Springs; August Miller of Brewster; Esther Westerdale of Oklahoma and Willard Miller of Brewster"

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