Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Hannah Stevens Prime, 8 South 49 West

Hannah was born May 12, 1852 in Salem, Massachusetts to James M. and Sarah J. Prime.
In 1870 Hannah S. "Prine" is in Essex County, Massachusetts, 18, with James M., a grocer, 53 and Sarah W. 40. Mira A. is 19, Leonard M. 16, William A. 10, and servant Hannah Martin 20.
In 1874 Salem, Massachusetts, Miss Hannah S. Prime was appointed a teacher in the Fowler Street Primary.
In 1880 Kearney County, Nebraska, the agricultural census has James Prime with 100 acres tilled, and another 60 acres meadows, woodland and pasture. This is probably another - James Wickham Prime, born 1821.
John S. Prime is in 1880 Essex County, a grocer, 62, widowed, with Sarah 30.
John Scott Prime 1817-1896 "John, a trader, and Ruth Thurlow were wed at Newburyport, Massachusetts on March 26, 1848. He died aged 79 years."
John # 74545400 is buried in Essex County - Sarah might be a second wife.....

Hannah was a teacher in the Antelope County, Nebraska Gates College (Congregational) , 1882-1883.
In 1894 Lincoln Nebraska, she was mentioned in the assignment of school teachers.
In 1900 Antelope County, Nebraska, Hannah is a school teacher, born May 1852 in Massachusetts, sister-in-law of Alexander McNutt farmer, born July 1877 in Iowa or his wife Sara E. Aug 1873 Massachusetts.
She was issued a Nebraska teaching certificate in 1901.

In 1910 Seibert precinct, Kit Carson County, Hannah is a public school teacher, living alone, 57, born in Massachusetts. Hannah cash-claimed a quarter in 28, 8S 49W in 1912.
In 1920 Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, Hannah - no occupation - is back with her sister Sarah Ethel McNutt and blacksmith husband Alexander. Sarah has Dorothy 18, Florence 16, Ronald J. 11, and Lawrence 7. Alexander's cousin Edna May McNutt?, two, born in Nebraska, is with them.

In 1930 Alexander, Sara E., and son Lawrence are in Riverside County, California. Hannah has no occupation, age 77.

Hannah S. Prime died August 10, 1937 in Riverside County, California, age 85.
She's buried in Lake Elsinore # 16594776. So is her sister Sarah McNutt 1873-1937 # 16593913

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