Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Charles W. and Katherine (Wenzel) Milleson , 8 South 49 West

In 1870 Lee County, Iowa, Joseph Wenzel, 43 a merchant born in Prussia, with Caroline 36 Hanover, have Sophie 9, Missouri, Catherine 6 Iowa, Joseph 4, Iowa, and Charles 3, Iowa.
The abandoned Pilot Grove cemetery, Lee County, has
"WENTZEL, Carolina; Died: 04 Aug 1878; Age: 44y 1d; wife of Joseph"
"WENTZEL, Charles; Born: 30 Nov 1867; Died: 01 Dec 1889"

In 1880 Lee County, Joseph is widowed, with Katie 16, Charley 12, and Joseph 15.

In 1880 Lee County, Iowa, Charley is 23, with widowed mother Margaret Milleson 45. Siblings are William 21, Calvin 18, and Mellie 16.
C.W. "Millison" age 24 married Kate Wenzel, 18 in Lee County Iowa Dec 22, 1881.
Charles W. cash-claimed a quarter in 2, 9S 50W in 1891.
In 1899 C.W. Milleson is the Congregational Church Sunday School superintendent in Seibert.

In 1900 Kit Carson County, Charles W. Milleson born June 1856 , married 19 years to Kate W. Sept 1862, both born in Iowa, have Mabel C. Oct 1888 and Cecil March 1894, both born in Colorado.
Charles W. proved up a quarter in 21, 8S 49W in 1901.
On the same day in 1901, Charles W. proved up a quarter in 35, 8S 50W.
The Evening Star of Independence, Kansas in September 1905 had a land sale of $33 per acre by C.W. Milleson of Flagler, Colorado.

In 1910 St. Louis, Missouri, Charles is an elevator starter. Mary sais she's had three children, two living.
In 1920 St. Clair County, Illinois, Charles is 62, an elevator starter, with Katherine 56. Mabel 30 is married to Albert Cooper, 31, a painter for the railroad, and they have Geraldinge 3 and Charles one month.
In 1928 East St. Louis, Illinois, Chas. W. (Kate) is a dept mgr Famous & Barr St., livin g at 811a Summit Avenue.
Albert B(Mabel) Cooper, working for a roofing company, live at the same address.

In 1930 East St. Louis, Charles 71 is an elevator foreman, and he and Kate are alone.
Charles W. Milleson 1859-1932 # 140443744 is buried in Belleville, Illinois. So is Kate - 1866-1931.

Death cert., also St. Clair Co. is #267, but father’s name given as Frank Wengel. Her obituary is from East St. Louis Daily Journal, 30 Mar 1931. Gives Kate’s birthplace as Fort Madison, IA, and after mg moved to Seibert, CO. Burial for both, Mt. Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL."

"Charles Welton Milleson, death certificate, St Clair Co. #428, Obituary in East St. Louis Daily Journal, 05 Jul 1932. “Native of Pilot Grove, Iowa,"
Woodford County, Illinois "Spring Bay High School District No. 119 was created for the school term of 1915-16. Cecil C. Milleson was hired for a nine months year at $84 per month. "

When Cecil Clyde Milleson registered for WWII, he said he was born at Seibert, Colorado March 14, 1894, and was working at the Chrysler Corp Dodge main plant in Detroit.
Cecil 1894-1950 and Jessie A. 1893-1973 are buried in Hamburg, Michigan, # 127647304.
Mable Stout 1888-1966 is buried in St. Clair County # 131724924.

A 1925 letter from Moses Votaw "Charley and Laura Cowgill (Milleson) are in Southern Cal. I have been told that Charlie’s wife is postmistress of an office where they live. "

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