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Surnames: Davis, Coston, Zion. 5/6/1999

DAVIS, Leo Lincoln "Lee" (Arrived 1921)

Born December 3, 1894, Dell, Benton County, Missouri. Arrived Yuma County in 1921 and settled in Wray. Died September 22, 1976, Wray, Colorado.

Remarks: Married Lulu Buffington COSTON August 14, 1922, Fort Collins, Colorado. She was born August 30, 1899 in Wray and died Oct 31, 1967 in Wray. Their children: William Leon "Bill", LuJean (ZION) and George Walter "Butch".

Submitted by Lee Zion. Date: 5/6/1999


Surnames: Foltmer, Renzelman, Horstman, Brueggman, Edens, Shaver, Cox, Polly, Griffin. 5/6/1999

FOLTMER, Heinrich Nicklaus "Henry"(Arrived 1886)

Born: January 19, 1865 in Ihlienworth, Cuxhaven, Germany. Landed in Hoboken, NJ about 1880. Arrived Yuma County in 1886 and homesteaded near Vernon. Died September 19, 1951 in Wray, Colorado.

Remarks: Naturalized 1896 Yuma County, CO. Married Elizabeth Marie Sophie RENZELMAN on March 3, 1891 in Robb, Yuma County, Colorado. She was born January 5, 1875 in Wright City, Warren County, Missouri and died February 22, 1963 in Wray, Colorado. Their children: Conrad Henry, Adolph Nickolaus, Ferdinand Wilhelm, Anna Katharina, Wilhemina Elizabeth (HORSTMAN), Edward Garhard, Otto Freiderick, Clara Ida (BRUEGGMAN), Bertha Emma (EDENS, SHAVER) and Marie Mathilda (COX, POLLY, GRIFFIN).

Submitted by Linda Wakefield Zion lzion@plains.net. Date: 5/6/1999


Surnames: Foreman, Watt, Calloway, York, Beatty, Confer. 1/29/2001

FOREMAN, Jacob (Arrived 1888)

Born - Dec 7, 1840, Buford, Highland Co, OH. Migrated thru: c.1858 - 1878 Time, Pike Co, IL; 1878-1888 Carrollton, Carroll Co, MO. Arrived Yuma Co - 1888 and settled near Vernon. Died - May 13, 1923, Vernon, Yuma Co, CO (buried Glendale Cemetery).

Remarks - Civil War military service - Enlisted Nov 1, 1961 Co E, 28th Regiment Illinois Infantry. Discharged Jan 4, 1864 at Natchez MS. Re-enlisted Jan 5, 1864 Co B, 28th Regiment, Illinois Infantry and was discharged March 15, 1865 at Brownsville, TX

Married - Sarah Elizabeth WATT, March 11, 1867, Pike Co, IL. She was born December 10, 1847 near Milton, IL and died December 27, 1928.
Their children - Mary Bell (CALLOWAY), Robert Sidney, Nora Kate (YORK, BEATTY), Artie Mesa (CONFER), Martha Jane, William Turner, John Everett, George Edwin.

Followed his brother, Rev. David FOREMAN (1887, Vernon) to Colorado.

Submitted by: Carol Singer, e-mail carolsinger@qwest.net. Date: 1/29/2001


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