Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Clinton W. Wells, 8 South 49 West

Possible father : James Hillery WELLS-271288 - [RIN: 271288] - was born in 1808 in Washington County, Kentucky. He died in 1858 in Bates County, Missouri. James married (MRIN:102730) Malinda CANNON-271287 in 1833 in Washington County, Kentucky.

In 1860 Ray County, Missouri, Clinton Wells is 14, James 9, and Candacy 7. They're with H. M. Copeland, 31, male, and Ellen Copeland, 29, Joseph Copeland 8.

In 1885 Lucas County, Iowa, Clinton Wells is 38, a carpenter. He's on page 44 of the census, Candacy Lee on page 49.

Clinton cash-claimed 150 acres in 30, 8S 48W in 1891, and proved up 120 acres in 32, 8S 49W in 1904.
In 1900 Kit Carson County, Clinton, born July 1846 in Missouri, parents in Kentucky, is a carpenter.

The next household is Candacy Lee, widowed, born January 1853 in Missouri, a stock raiser, with daughter Belle born June 1887 in Iowa.
It's almost a certainty that Candacy was Clinton's younger sister.
Clinton 1846-1909 is buried in Seibert, #37961032.

In 1910 Seibert precinct, Candacy Lee is 58, widowed, born in Iowa, with daughter Arbelle 23, Iowa, married four years to Levi Mamon, 27, Iowa and their daughte Bulah 3.

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