Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Robert W. and Mary (Lambert) Wrenn , 8 South 49 West

One tree said Mary Elizabeth Lambert was born August 20, 1868 in Parrottsville, Cocke County, Tennessee.

Robert "Ren" is in Cocke County, Tennessee in 1880, 23, with Joel 71 and Elizaeth 65. Sissister Mary A. is 25.

Robt. W. "Ren" married Mary E. Lambert in Cocke County October 16, 1892.
In 1900 Cocke County, Tennessee, Robert "Ren" born Nov 1856, Mary Aug 1869, has Izeta C, 6, Zola 4, Elizabeth M. 2, and Sybil M. 1.

In 1910 Kit Carson County Robert is farming 52, born in Tennessee, married 17 years to Mary E. 43. Isbella C. is 16, Zola E. 15, Lizzie M. 12, Sybil 10, Robbie 9, Paul W. 7, Hugh L. 5, and Muarice J. 3 - all the family born in Tennessee.

Robert was appointed the Seibert postmaster in February 1911, succeeded by Mae C. Cates in 1914.
Robert proved up a quarter in 24, 8S 49W in May 1913, and another next to it in August 1913..

Robert Wall Wrenn 1856-1932 is buried in Seibert # 37943158, with Mary Elizabeth Wrenn 1868-1948.

Elizabeth married Ross Wilson, and in 1930 they're in Logan County, Colorado, with Norma B. 5, Donald R. and Ronald W. one.

"Final rites for Mrs. Elizabeth M. Wilson of 408 Elwood will be con ducted 10 a.m. Thursday from Fleming Methodist Church, the Rev. James Lundin officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside cemetery. Mrs. Wilson, a former Fleming resident, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 1986, at a Sterling nursing home. She was 89. She was born July 4, 1897 in Bybee, Tern., the daughter of Robert W. and Mary Larnbert Wrenn. The family came to Colorado in 1909, homesteading in Siebert where she attended school, then Colorado State College of Education (now University of Northern Colorado) in Greeley. She taught school for five years in Kit Carson, then came to Fleming in 1920 to teach. She married Ross Wilson in 1922. He died May 29, 1975. # 45257262.
Mrs. Wilson was active in the Fleming Methodist Church, Reviewers Club, Priscilla Club and the Fleming Library Board. She is survived by three daughters, Norma Kennedy and Jean Busig, both of Sterling, and June Michaels of Denver; two sons, Ronald Wilson of Sterling and Donald Wilson of Haxtun; a sister in-law, Laurene Wrenn of Ontario Ore.; "
Elizabeth # 45257262 is buried in Sterling with Edgar Ross Wilson.


In 1911 Izeta Wrenn is teaching in District # 37, Seibert.
Izetta C. Wrenn, 23, of Seibert, and Albert L. Danielson, 30, of Vona, married in Seibert June 3, 1917.
Witnesses were Ralph Danielson and Sibyl Wrenn.
Izetta W. Danielson 1893-1968 is buried in Tulare California # 27562243.
So is Albert L. 1876-1972 # 27562170.
The Virginia Mary Danielson 1923-1938 buried there is likely their daughter # 27562289.
So is Helen Danielson
"Helen Elizabeth Danielson, 92, a resident of Tulare passed away on April 1, 2010. She was born August 5, 1918 in Kit Carson County, Colorado to Albert and Izetta Danielson. They moved to Tulare when Helen was 2 years old. Helen was a Registered Nurse for over 40 years working at hospitals in Tulare, Reedley and Porterville. She enjoyed traveling around the world and writing was her passion. She belonged to many nursing organizations including Tulare District Hospital Retirees. She was a past present of the California Nurses Association. Helen was Catholic and belonged to many Catholic organizations throughout the years. She attended St Rita's Catholic Church in Tulare. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Virginia Danielson, a brother Richard Danielson, nephew James Danielson, and niece Nancy Danielson Freeman. She is survived by two nephews, Robert Danielson of Boise, ID and Philip Danielson of Perryville, MO and one niece, Margaret Licata (Chuck) of Castaic, CA. She had 7 great nieces and nephews and 9 great, great nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held Thursday April 7, at 1:00 pm at Tulare District Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Miller's Tulare Funeral Home.
FindaGrave # 69739419

"Nancy Danielson Freeman was born June 14, 1946 to Richard and Elizabeth Danielson in Visalia and passed on April 9, 2010 in Visalia. She attended local schools graduating from Mt. Whitney High School in 1964 and worked until retirement at Fresno County Social Services as an Appeals Specialist. She recently moved back to Visalia and worked for the Law Office of James Miller.
Nancy's passion was being a Stage Manager at the Ice House Theatre with the Visalia Community Players. Nancy is preceded in death by her son Sean Daniels, brother Jim Danielson, father Richard Danielson, and long time life partner Patricia Maguire. She is survived by her mother Beth, brother Robert of Boise ID, brother Philip (Kathy) of Perryville, MO, Sister Margaret Licata (Chuck) of Castaic, CA, aunt Helen Danielson of Tulare, CA, and several nieces and nephews.
She was loved and will be missed by many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visalia Community Players or Stanford Kidney Research Foundation.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2010 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the Heritage Chapel in the Visalia District Cemetery. Burial at Visalia District Cemetery.

Zola Elsie Wrenn, 21 and Ralph Earnest Cruickshank, 31, both of Seibert, married in Stratton October 22, 1916.
Ralph Cruickshank 1885-1918 is buried in Seibert # 37956738.

Mrs. Zola E. Cruickshank married Schuyler L. Short August 24, 1922, recorded in Kit Carson County.

In 1930 Kit Carson County, Zola E. is married to Schuyler L. Short, 34, with Elinor 6 and Harold 1. Her brother Maurice Wrenn, 23 a teacher, is boarding wih them.
Zola and Schuyler are in Kit Carson County in 1940, too , with Elenor 16 and Harold 1`4.

Zola 1895-1986 is buried in Seibert # 36859390, with Schuyler L. 1895-1972.


John Maurice Wrenn 1907-1944 is buried in Seibert # 37943011.
Because the Seibert veterans group is the John Maurice Wreen post, he probably died in combat.

1938 Greeley "Ben Wrenn and mother drove to Denver Easter Sunday to spend the day with a sister, Roberta Wrenn, who teaches school at Florence, and Maurice Wrenn, who teaches at Breckinridge.""

1939 "Ben Wrenn and bis mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Wrenn, visited California and in the northwest, taking in the Golden Gate Exposition while in California"

In 1940 Weld County, Mary Wrenn is 71, widowed, with Maurice and Ben both teaching in the public schools.
1950 Greeley, Colorado "Ginger Swaney returned home Monday evening from Flagler, Colo, where she had been a guest in the Elmer Joy home since Friday. She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wrenn and children of Johnstown. Mr. Wrenn was formerly superintendent of Flagler schools. "

1950 Greeley "Ben Wrenn, who attended CSCE the past year and taught here as coach in Johnstown high school the previous year, has accepted a position at Lance Creek, Wyo., for next fall. He will serve that community as principal of the elementary school. The family expects to move about Aug. 1. They have two children, Scott, 2M:. and Kristie, I'/i. The Wrenns moved here two years ago from Flagler, Colo. "
In 1966 at a wedding anniversary in Idaho were "Mrs. Sibyl Hendricks and Ben Wrenn, Ontario, Oregon."

Laurine Genevieve Saul Wrenn passed away in Graham, Washington, August 15, 2007, after a brief illness. She was an exemplary woman, mother, educator and public servant. Laurine was born November 20, 1916, in Atwood, Colorado, the ninth of nine children born to Margaret Belle Adams and George Joseph Saul. She enjoyed a rough and tumble childhood on the plains, and graduated from Atwood High School at the age of 16. She pursued higher education, receiving B.A. and M.S. degrees from Colorado State College of Education (now the University of Northern Colorado) in Greeley, Colorado. She interrupted her teaching career to serve in military intelligence in the Women??(TM)s Auxiliary Army Corps in WWII.
She married fellow teacher, Ben Hooper Wrenn, in Colby, Kansas, in 1946. They were the parents of Robert Scott Wrenn and Kristie Maureen Wrenn, and were longtime residents of Fruitland and Ontario. Laurine moved from Ontario in 1998 to live with her daughter's family.
She moved with them to Utah in 2000 and then to Washington State in 2006. Laurine taught high school in Fruitland, Idaho, and Ontario, Oregon, before joining the staff of the fledgling Treasure Valley Community College. She taught in the history department and served as Dean of Women at TVCC. She was an active member of the Fruitland First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed membership in several professional organizations, was a charter member of the Women Veterans Memorial Association and a member of the Democratic Party. She was active in local and national politics. She served on the Ontario planning commission and city council prior to her election as mayor of Ontario. She received numerous awards and recognitions for her contributions to the community. Laurine was predeceased by her parents, her eight brothers and sisters, her husband, Ben and son, Scott. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kristie and Dan Knodel; her daughter-in-law, Amy Wong; grandchildren, Benjamin Arthur Knodel (Mimi), Melanie Knodel Schultz (Joshua), Christopher Robert Wrenn; great granddaughter, Kassidy Taylor Knodel and numerous nieces and nephews. Laurine was much loved by her family and friends and will be cherished in their memories. She was a truly unique person. She was intelligent, energetic, kind and loving, with a gift of a loyal, compassionate and gracious spirit. She would want us to extend appreciation to her friends and staff in Utah at the Alta Ridge Assisted Living Facility and to the ladies and staff in Washington at Heavenly Acres Adult Family Home who lovingly accepted her into their extended family.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday August 22, at the First United Methodist Church in Fruitland, Idaho. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated for the Treasure Valley Community College Foundation for scholarships or the Fruitland First United Methodist Church.


Robert Scott Wrenn was born in Flagler, CO, Jan. 1, 1948, and passed away in Olympia, WA, on April 19, 1996 after a courageous battle with diabetes. He was the son of the late Ben H. Wrenn and Laurine S. Wrenn, Ontario, OR.
Scott graduated from Ontario High School (1966) and the College of Idaho. He received graduate degrees in history and library science from Utah State University and Denver University. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Puget Sound (now Seattle University). He was a member of the Idaho Bar and the First United Methodist Church, Fruitland, ID. Scott worked for several years as Assistant Librarian in the State Law Library in Boise, ID and was employed in the Code Reviser's Office in Olympia, WA since 1987.
Scott is survived by his wife Amy Wong Wrenn and his son, Christopher Robert of Olympia; his mother Laurine Wrenn; sister Kristie (Dan) Knodel; nephew Ben Knodel; niece Melanie Knodel; uncle Richard Saul and numerous cousins. Scott had a love of books and music and a thirst for knowledge. He was dedicated to his family. The family gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution of shared leave by state employees duringScott's illness and the prayers and support of many churches, colleagues, and friends.
Services will be held at Mills and Mills on April 27, 1996 at 10am, 414 S. Franklin in downtown Olympia. Interment will follow the services at Masonic Cemetery, Tumwater, WA.

Pub Date: 4/24/1996 Tacoma News Tribune

Hugh L. Wrenn 1904-1916 is buried in Seibert.
Paul W. Wrenn 1903-1925 is buried in Seibert.

Sibyl T. Wrenn married "Harald" F. Hendricks June 29, 1927, recorded in Kit Carson County.
In 1930 Kit Carson County, Harold is farming, 33, born in Missouri, with Sibyl 30 and John R. 8.
In 1940 Malheur County, Oregon, Harold is 43, Sibyl 40, with John, 18.

In 1966 at a wedding anniversary in Idaho were "Mrs. Sibyl Hendricks and Ben Wrenn, Ontario, Ore.;"
Sibyl 1899-1975 is buried in Payette, Idaho # 18303227, with Harold Foster Hendricks 1896-1964.
John Robert Hendricks 1922-1997 is buried in Payette, # 14315957, dying in Florida.

The Cocke County delayed birth records has Roberta Ina Wrenn born March 19, 1901 at Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee, to Robeart Wall Wrenn and Mary Elizabeth Lambert, both born at Parrottsville, Cocke County.
In 1930 Teller County, Colorado, Roberta Wrenn is 28, teaching in the public schools. With her are six boarders, all female school teachers in their 20's.
When applying for the certificate in 1942, Roberta was living at 207 West 2nd Street, Florence, Colorado.
Roberta I. Wrenn 1901-1969 is buried in Seibert # 37956618.

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