Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Edward F. and Opal (Reid) Woods , 8 South 49 West

Edward Francis Woods was born May 29, 1882 in Union County South Dakota to Edwaard Dolf Woods and Harriet Leina Butts.
In 1900 Union County, South Dakota, Edward F. Woods, born May 1883 in South Dakota, is with Edward D. Jan 1837 Illinois and Harriet L. Dec 1849 Massachusetts. George A. March 1879 and Charlotte C. Dec 1881 were also born in South Dakota.
(Edward D. Woods 1837-1914 and Harriet 1840-1917 are buried in Union County # 39442696.)

Alexander Reed married Mary V. Overton in Daviess County, Missouri January 26, 1875.
IN 1880 Alexander is living with Mary's brother, and one tree said he married Sarah M. Mote in 1884.
In 1900 Daviess County, Missouri, "Rosie O." Reid born May 1890 in Missouri, is with Alexander C. Reid 49, and Sarah A. 42. Elizabeth M. ks 15, Susan I. 11, and Louis M. 3.
In 1920 Kit Carson County, Alexander C. Reid is 60, sarah Ann 43, and Lewis M. 13.
Alexander Campbell Reid 1850-1920 is buried in Seibert. # 37960500, with Sadie A. Reid 1859-1942.
(Lewis M. Reid 1896-1958 is also buried in Seibert # 36384085, with Lillian 1903-1986.)

In 1910 Kit Carson County, Edd F. Woods is 28, born in South Dakota, Opal 19, Missouri, with Daiso - daughter 1, Colorado Edward cash-claimed a quarter in 27, 8S 49W in 1911.
Sadie A. Reid 1859-1942.
Edward Francis Woods registered for WWI in Glenrock, Wyoming, born May 29, 1882, a harness maker. He's with Opal Rose WOods.

In 1920 Converse County, Wyoming, Edward is a cobbler, 37, Opal R. 29, Daise 11, Sadie 9, Luella 8, Luvina 6, Alice 4, Edward 3- these born in Colorado, and Roy 1 born in Wyoming.
In 1930 Union County, South Dakota, Edward F. is 48, single, doing odd jobs.
Edward F. Woods of Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, married Mrs. Roxie Jackson of Wills Kansas in Polk County Mary 4, 1932.
Edward Woods died August 9, 1936 in Polk County, age 54, father Edward Woods, mother Harriet Butts born in Connecticut. to be buried in Elk Point, South Dakota. Informant was Mrs. Roxie Woods,

"Dr. E.F. Woods, 54, of Bolivar(Missouri) died Sunday at 1:15 p.m. Dr. Woods came to Bolivar from Wyoming about nine years ago. Surviving are his widow, Roxie, five daughters, Mrs. Daiso Hedicke of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mrs. Luella Olsen of Boise, Ida., Mrs. Sadie Merrill of Hammond, Ind., Mrs. Lavina Royce of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Mrs. Alice Coskey of Scranton, Pa.; three sons, Edward, Roy and George Woods of Cheyenne, Wyo., and two brothers, Benson and George Woods, sister, Mrs. Jennie Barr, of Elk Point, S. Dakota. .
When a young boy he was affiliated with the Episcopal church at Elk Point, S. Dakota..
Dr. Woods, a doctor of Naturopathy, has had an office in Bolivar since 1930, where he has built up a large practice..
Relatives from a distance attending the funeral are Daiso Hedicke, Roy Woods, Sadie Merrill, Archie Barr and Benson Woods..
Funeral services were at 10:00 Thursday morning in the Hutcheson-Blue chapel, Bolivar. The body will be sent to Elk Point for burial beside his father and mother. Rev. H. S. Rainwater conducted the service.. "

In 1930 Cheyenne, Wyoming, Opal is 36, married to Shelley Wells, 47, with Daise 21 Colorado, Luella Olson 18 COlorado, Alice Woods 15, Edward 12, Roy 10, and George 7, Colorado.
Opal (Woods) Wells 1890-1935 is buried in Evanston, Wyoming, # 70953467.

In 1940 Lander Wyoming, Daise is 31, married to Edward Hedicke, 34.

Sadie H. Merrill, age 82, late of Calumet City, Illinois passed away Friday, December 11, 1992. She is survived by four granddaughters, Terri Ann (David) Nitz, Lynn Marie Merrill, Nanci Lee Sandifur and Michele Gloria Merrill; seven great grandchildren, Collin, Jennifer, William, Aaron, Chad, Dustin and Jessica;
brother, Roy Woods; three sisters, Alice C. Burns, Lavina Barton, and Luella Olson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred, son, Guy and great granddaughter, Jasemine.
Interment at Merrillville Cemetery in Merrillville, Indiana.

In 1940 Ada County, Idaho, Harvey C. Olson is 31, Luella 28, with Harvey, 4, born in Wyoming.

Luella Frances (Woods) Olsen born Dec 11, 1911 (in Fort Collins, Colorado, per # 64380808) died 2002 and is buiredin Boise, Idaho, with Harvey 1808-1973.

One tree said Lavina Caroline Woods was born Dec 7, 1913 and died April 18, 1995 in Salt Lake City.
Lavina C. Royce born Sept 19, 1913 is living in Denver in 1994
Possible husband Wheaton Preston Barton 1902-1990, buried in San Antonio # 82551865.
In 1940 Cheyenne, Edward A. Woods is a musician for the WPA, 23, with B. Maxine (Barbara Maxine Royce), 18, Edward A. 1, and two-month Barbara M.

Edward 1916-1971 is buried in Fort Logan, # 36201730. So is Edward Jr. 1938-1994 # 1344618.

In 1951 Scranton, Pennsylvania, Clemens Coskey (Alice O.) is a gas mkr hlpr, and they live at 809 Mosie.
When Clemence Coskey, born Dec 18, 1912 died April 5, 1961, , Alice O. Coskey of Fort Lauderdale, Florida aplied for his veterans marker to be placed in Southern Memorial Park, Miami.
Alice O. (Coskey) Seaburn 1915-1996 is buried in Morrison, Colorado, per 53915246.
Clemence and Alice's son Ronnie "Jan 3, 1950
Ronnie was stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky when he wrote this letter to his Uncle Roy Woods. Gives his title as RCT. In Co B-29th AIB(?) , 3rd Arm. Div.
Dear Roy, Just got back from 14 wonderful days at home. It was just grand to be home again. I got your card the day I was leaving. I hope you had happy holidays How is every one feeling? How is the weather where you are? It is raining her now. I will be shipping out of here around the 20th of the month. Will keep you posted as to where I will be stationed. It was kind of hard to leave when it came time to go. Mom cryed and my girl cryed. It made it kind of tough to leave. But like I said before it was wonderful. Will write soon. Your Nephew Ronnie
1955 Pittston Pennsylvania "Mr. and Mrs. Joseoh Bahl, of 496 Carpenter street, announce the engagement of their daughter, Nancy, to Ronald Cockey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clemence Coskey, of 600 Luzerne avenue. Miss Bahl is a graduate of West Pittston High School and is employed in the offices of Agolino & Elleni, Attorneys-at-Law. Mr. Cockey served in the U. S. Army and is employed by Thomas D. Davis Co. plumbing and heating. A wedding will take place in November"

"Mr. and Mrs. John Buck, 231 Detroit street, announced the engagement of their daughter Easter Marguerite, to Pvt. Roy Benson Woods. Pvt. Woods formerly resided in Calumet City with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Al Merrill, not of Chicago Heights. Since his induction into the army last October he has been in army camps in Wyoming and in Washington and is now stationed in Alaska."
Roy Benson Woods married Easter Marguerite Buck in Hammond Indiana June 15, 1944.

"Roy B. "Woody" Woods, age 84, late of Calumet City, passed away March 10, 2003. Husband of the late Easter M. (nee Buck), Father of Elaine Casiano, Wendy (Jim) Rapacki, Bonnie (Fred) Stan, and Colleen (Bill) Whittaker. Grandfather of Sherry, Melody and Brandi and Great Grandfather of Sarah and Alex. Brother in law of Betty (Bob) Craig. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. "
Interment Oakland Memory Lanes # 50821846.

George J. Woods enlisted in the army in Portland, Oregon, with an address of Ada County, Idaho. He married Hope Reese in Canyon County, Idaho August 24, 1947.

In 1957 Boise Idaho, George J. is a painter for Larry Barnes Chevrolet. He and Hope I. live at 5220 Ponder.

George Joseph Woods, born August 24, 1920, died Feb 7, 1960, to be buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Idaho. Hope I. Woods signed the application for veterans headstone.
Cloverdale (208) 375-2212

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