Albertina Carlson Adolphson - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - June 14,
1915 - Mrs. Albertina Adolphson, the wife of A. P. Adolphson, a well known
bookkeeper and accountant, and one of the pioneer women of Leadville, passed
away early yesterday morning at the family home, 144 South Toledo avenue, of
an attack which had rendered her unconscious Sunday afternoon. Death was
attributed to diabetes. Mrs. Adolphson was 60 years old. The ailment which
caused her death had affected Mrs. Adolphson for over a year, but she had
not been critically sick at any time until Sunday. On Saturday she had
celebrated her sixtieth birthday, enjoying the anniversary happily with her
husband and daughters, Miss Ella Adolphson and Mrs. John W. McMahon, the
wife of the county clerk, and the McMahon children. She felt in excellent
health during the day. On Sunday afternoon when Mrs. McMahon and the
grandchildren were at the Adolphson home again, Mrs. Adolphson complained of
not feeling very well, and lay down. A short time later she was seized with
a sudden attack which caused her to lose consciousness. She did not come to
again, and shortly after four o'clock yesterday morning she passed quietly
away. Mrs. Adolphson had lived in Leadville since 1879 and she was loved
for her gentle and kindly ways by a large circle of friends. She was born
in Sweden on June 5, 1855. At the age of nine she came to the United
States, and ultimately settled with her parents in Michigan. In 1879 she
came to Leadville, which had since been her home. She was married here to
Mr. Adolphson on January 9, 1884. Six children were born to them, of whom
two survive, two sons and two daughters having died here. These two
children are Mrs. J. W. McMahon and Miss Ella Adolphson, who lives at the
family home. Mrs. F. W. Catlon, formerly a resident here who recently
removed to Denver, is a daughter of Mrs. Adolphson by a former marriage.
She arrived in the city last night after receiving word of her mother's
unexpected sickness and death. Mrs. Adolphson's mother, Mrs. Christina
Carlson; a brother, Victor Carlson; and a sister, Mrs. Isabell Penthena, all
reside in Pueblo. The mother, who is an energetic and active woman despite
her advanced age of over 80 years, visited at the Adolphson home for several
weeks until only a short time ago, when she returned to her own home in
Pueblo. Word was sent to the relatives in Pueblo, and they are expected to
arrive here today or tomorrow. The Adolphsons are widely known in Leadville
through their long residence in the city, and Mrs. Adolphson had endeared
herself to all who knew her. Her sudden passing yesterday morning caused
general regret among her wide circle of friends. Arrangements were made
yesterday afternoon to hold funeral services at the family home at two o'clock,
Wednesday afternoon. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - June 14, 1915 - From
Thursday's Daily - Mrs. Albertina Adolphson, the late wife of A. P.
Adolphson, who passed away early Monday morning following a brief illness,
was laid at rest in the I. O. O. F. cemetery yesterday afternoon. At the
residence at 144 South Toledo avenue, where the services were held the
attendance of friends who paid their last respects to the pioneer woman, was
large, filling the home to overflowing. The casket was banked deeply with
flowers which were their tributes. The Rev. S. E. Johnson, pastor of the
Swedish Lutheran church, conducted the services, assisted by a large choir
in which he also sang and which was composed of Mrs. Oscar Bonthron, Mrs.
Fred Moosberg, Miss Judith Nord, Charles Nordberg and Melchoir Nordberg, who
were accompanied by Mrs. Albert Peterson. The beautiful selections, which
formed the services with the minister's consoling address and prayer, were
"Jerusalem, Jerusalem" and "We Shall Sleep But Not Forever." At the close
of the house services, the floral tributes which had surrounded the bier,
were conveyed at the head of the cortege to the cemetery in a motor car. A
large part of the attending friends drove to the Odd Fellows' cemetery,
making a long procession as they passed up Harrison avenue to Ninth street.
At the graveside, the Rev. Johnson observed the burial rites of the church
and the choir sang a closing hymn, "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." The pall
bearers were A. G. Thomson, Axel Moosberg, Joseph W. Clarke, J. A. Boline,
George Cramer and C. E. Tallman. Mrs. Isabell Penthena, of Pueblo, a sister
of Mrs. Adolphson, and Mrs. F. W. Catlon, of Denver, a daughter by a former
marriage, arrived in the city to attend the services. Mrs. Christina
Carlson, of Pueblo, the mother of Mrs. Adolphson, and Victor Carlson, a
brother, were unable to come owing to sickness, Mrs. Carlson being a woman
of advanced age. Mrs. Harold Herr, a warm friend of the family, also
attended from Salida. Mrs. Adolphson is survived in Leadville by her
husband, and two daughters, Mrs. J. W. McMahon, the wife of the county
clerk, and Miss Ella Adolphson.
Patrick Ahern - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - August 25, 1919 - Patrick
Ahern - Word reached this city yesterday of the death in Pueblo of Patrick
Ahern. Mr. Ahern lived here for many years. During his residence here he
mined and leased considerable but owing to declining health and advancing
years he went to Pueblo where he thot his health would improve. He has
worked at St. Mary's hospital for the past eight years. He is survived by
his brother, James Ahern, of 520 East Fourth street, a sister, Mrs. Lee, of
Michigan, and Miss Mary Ahern, of Montana. The remains will arrive here
this evening on No. 1. The funeral will take place at 9:30 Saturday morning
at the Church of the Annunciation. The cortege will leave the home of his
brother, James Ahern, 520 East Fourth street, at 9 a.m. Leadville Carbonate
Chronicle - January 5, 1920 - Local Chronology, 1919 - August 21, 1919 -
Patrick Ahern, old-time resident of Leadville, died in Pueblo.
Joseph Allard - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - October 27, 1913 - Around
the City As Seen By Our Reporters on Their Daily Rounds - From the Herald
Democrat and the Evening Chronicle - From Monday's Daily - Will Be Buried in
Canon City - Ray Kindle of Pueblo, brother-in-law of the late Joseph Allard,
the Wolftone miner who died Friday, will leave the city on Denver & Rio
Grande passenger No. 2 this morning, accompanying the remains of Mr. Allard
to Canon City, where burial will take place today or tomorrow. Mr. Kindle
was not certain last night whether services could be arranged for today, no
further word having come from Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Perkins of Canon City,
sister and brother-in-law of the deceased, who were unable to come to
Leadville Saturday with Mr. Kindle. Joseph Allard, who was a young man of
38 years, had many friends in the city, as was witnessed yesterday, when the
miners of the Wolftone, where he was employed, handed a generous fund to Mr.
Kindle with instructions that he should purchase flowers as tokens of their
respect on his arrival in Canon City today. Mr. Kindle, during his stay in
the city, has been the guest of William Bergman, police captain, and Mrs.
Bergman at 102 South Toledo avenue.
Martin Anderson - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - February 10, 1919 - Around
the City - From Friday's Daily - Telegram Clears Doubt on Anderson's Death -
A telegram received yesterday morning by Alfred Pomeroy of 217 West Fifth
street established the identity of "Martin Anderson of Leadville," reported
dead at Pueblo, as Martin Anderson, for twenty-five years a carpenter and
mine employe in the Leadville district. A news item which was filed early
yesterday morning by the Associated Press gave Anderson's name as
"Henderson," the error probably arising thru the haste to report his death
before the wires closed at 2:30 a.m. Confusion all around resulted in
getting news of the carpenter's death to Leadville. The undertakers at
Pueblo evidently found Mr. Pomeroy's address and Mr. Anderson's membership
card of the Eagles of Aerie No. 91 here, for the telegram sent here was
addressed to John W. McMahon, who is secretary of the Eagles, and his
address was given as 217 West Fifth street, which is Mr. Pomeroy's. Getting
the message, Mr. McMahon turned it over to Mr. Pomeroy, who was a warm
friend of the carpenter and a member with him in the local Brotherhood of
Carpenters. Shortly before getting the message, Mr. Pomeroy met a friend
who told him Anderson was dead. "Impossible," said Mr. Pomeroy. "I saw him
just before he left Leadville and he was feeling first rate." Mr. Anderson
was on his way to Hot Springs, Ark., where he hoped to improve in health
after suffering for some time from what he told Charles Anderson, a neighbor
tho not kin of the carpenter, was heart and kidney trouble. Mr. Pomeroy
told him before he started east to be sure to carry with him a paper showing
his (Mr. Pomeroy's) address so that he could be notified in case of the
bearer's death, tho neither thot at the time that death was imminent. On
reaching Pueblo, friends here believe, Mr. Anderson became too sick to
continue his journey for which he had procured a thru ticket, and left the
train to go to a hotel. He died at this hotel late in Wednesday night. Mr.
Anderson's body will be brot here for burial, Mr. Pomeroy having sent
instructions to the Pueblo undertakers last night to this effect. Funeral
arrangements, which will be in charge of the local Eagles and the
Brotherhood of Carpenters, will be announced later. Mr. Anderson lived
alone at 526 East Third street. His carpenter shop was at 113 West Third
street. Born in Sweden about fifty years ago, Anderson learned his trade as
carpenter and joiner in that country, and then came to the United States
while still young, about thirty years ago. He followed his trade in New
York and Brooklyn for a number of years before finally coming to Leadville
about 1890. Two brothers survive in Sweden. A cousin, whose name had not
been learned last evening, resides here, and a nephew lives somewhere in the
United States. A letter in the carpenter's effects found after his death at
Pueblo, was addressed to Mr. Pomeroy and gave instructions as to disposal of
his possessions. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - February 10, 1919 - Around
the City - From Saturday's Daily - The funeral of the late Martin Anderson,
whose body arrived here last evening from Pueblo on Rio Grande train No. 1,
in charge of the Moynahan and O'Malia Undertaking company, will take place
Sunday. The hour will be announced later.
Anderson, William B.
William B. Anderson - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - March 27, 1916 -
Sudden Death of W. B. Anderson - Well-Known Mining Man Attacked by
Hemorrhage While Gathering His Effects for Journey East - William B.
Anderson, mining man in the Leadville district for twenty-five years and the
man who gave the name to the Anderson tunnel project in the Birdseye
district, died suddenly at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon at his home, 223
East Ninth street, following two hemorrhages which affected him at noon and
shortly before his death. He was 50 years old. The first attack at about
noon came without warning while the mining man was happily getting his
personal effects in order for a trip today to his old home in Chateaugay, N.
Y. For several years he had suffered at times from dropsical ailments, and
only recently had sojourned for three weeks at Clark's Wells, Pueblo. He
returned home a week ago yesterday, feeling much improved. As a means of
further promoting his good health, Mrs. Anderson had frequently urged him to
visit his old home in New York, she said last night, but on each occasion he
had put off the journey, until she again urged him to make the trip last
week on his return from Pueblo. He had finally been prevailed upon to plan
for this pleasant journey, and yesterday morning he was busily engaged with
his wife in getting needed effects together. He had planned to go to Pueblo
today, there spend a short time and then continue his journey to New York.
While he worked about the house yesterday morning, with blithe spirits and
feeling strong, he was seized by the first hemorrhage. Mrs. Anderson
assisted him to bed and called a doctor. Late in the afternoon the heart
and dropsical troubles brot on a second hemorrhage, which caused his death
within a few minutes. Friends of the widely known mining man were shocked
last night on learning the sad announcement. Mr. Anderson all last week,
after his return to the city, had been actively engaged with his mining
affairs, and only Saturday was downtown, spending part of the day in
discussing details of the Anderson tunnel project with C. H. Weaver and H.
A. Huttinger, of Toledo, Ohio, who are in the city and who are prominently
interested in the Birdseye project. Arrangements for the funeral services,
not completed last night, will be announced later. William B. Anderson was
born in Chateaugay, N. Y., fifty years ago, the youngest child of a family
of which one son and two sisters survive. He spent his boyhood there and
remained in New York until his coming to Colorado and the Leadville district
twenty-five years ago. On coming to Leadville he was employed by the
Williams Lanther (?) company with which he was attached for a number of
years. He became interested in mining during this employment, and since
then had followed it almost continuously. For an extensive period he mined
the Hope, meeting with varying success. Four years ago he conceived the
extensive project now under way in the Birdseye district to drive a tunnel
for railes (?) into Prospect mountain to open up the rich mineral deposits
which are known to be buried there. He devoted untiring energy to this
undertaking, and only last year gained the services (?) of Toledo and
eastern mining men with whom he was rapidly pushing the project towards
completion. His sudden death yesterday brot untimely end to his own
participation in this extensive work which the public has watched with deep
interest, but he has given it a beginning which is certain to advance as the
greatest up builder of mining in the Birdseye district. Mr. Anderson
possessed an energetic nature which kept him constantly engaged in
activities of man _____. Until a short time ago when his mining ____rs
demanded more of his leisure time, he had taken interested part in the local
musicians' union, finding in this field diversion and an opportunity to play
the cornet, which he had taken up first as a pastime and on which he later
became proficient. His wife, who was formerly Miss Jennie Creed, whom he
married at Ft. Covington, N. Y., is the only relative surviving here. His
brother, Rudolph Anderson, lives at Albany, N. Y.; one sister, Mrs. Addie
Smith, resides at the same city; Mrs. Jean Kissane, another sister, at
Chateaugay, N. Y., and a nephew, Rudolph Smith, lives at Steamboat Springs,
this state. Word was sent to these relatives last night. Mrs. George C.
Whitmore, the wife of the manager of the Davis Drug company, is a sister of
Mrs. Anderson. Mr. Anderson also took prominent part in the affairs of
different local ___ges, in each of which he was highly thot of. He was a
member of the A. F. and A. M. No. 51 and the Macabees. These orders will
take part in the funeral ceremonies whenever they are held. Note: Parts of
this obituary were difficult to read.
ANDERSON, W. S.
Word reached this city yesterday of the death at Superior, Neb., Apr. 10,  of W. S. Anderson. He was one of the pioneer railroad men of Leadville and for many years was engineer on the Rio Grande stub. He has one brother, B. Anderson, at present living in Minturn.
Submitted by Kathleen R. Minion ( ANCESTOR98@juno.com )
-Death Claims Another Old Time Mining Man. John BARLOW Suddenly Passes Away After Several Years of poor Health--Buried in Red Cliff.
John BARLOW, one of the old time miners of Leadville and Battle Mountain, reached the end of life's journey in a hospital in Glenwood Springs, last Friday, December 21. Mr. BARLOW had been at the hospital for several weeks, but was cheerfully hopeful of spending Christmas with his family in Red Cliff.
Mr. BARLOW was born at Franklin Center, Canada, on November 2, 1880. He came with his parents to Leadville, Colo., at the age of fourteen months, where he grew to manhood. At the age of 26 he removed to Red Cliff and has since resided in Eagle county, for the past ten years of which time was spent on a ranch at Avon, having purchased the old Mack Fleck ranch, and that was his residence at the time of death.
Until the time of removal to the ranch he followed mining, first at Leadville and then on Battle mountain. For the past three years he has suffered with tuberculosis, which was the cause of his death.
In 1916 he was united in marriage to Mrs. Thomas OWENS. Besides his widow he is survived by John OWENS of Grass Valley, Calif., Mrs. R.F. ROGERS, a daughter, of Granite, Colo.;, and Mr. Walter OWENS of Avon, Colo.
He has two sisters living, Mrs. Nellie NOLAN and Mrs. May ALLISON, both of Victor, Colo., besides a number of nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held in the community church at Red Cliff on Monday, December 24, at 2 o'clock p.m., Rev A.R. DENNIS of Eagle officiated. Mrs. NORLANDER sang two beautiful solos. Mrs. BOWLAND accompanied her at the organ.
The pall bearers were: Mr. Fred KROELLING, Mr. Frank WALSH, Mr. Howard PHILLIPS, Mr. Pete DOYLE, Mr. L.C. SUMMERS and Mr. Jesse HEADLEY.
Interment was in Evergreen cemetery at Red Cliff, Mortician O.W. MEYER being in charge
of the arrangements. The deceased was an exceptionally good miner, and worked on some of
the most important work on Battle Mountain after moving from Leadville to the Eagle county
mining camp. He was employed by the Empire Zinc company in the most extensive development
conducted by that company on their Battle Mountain properties--the driving of the long
drift connecting the Newhouse tunnel with the Eagle mine No. 2, known locally as the Black
Iron mine. He was a man of congenial disposition and well beloved by his fellow workmen
and with all whom he came in close contact. He was a kind and devoted husband and father,
and the community has lost a good citizen in the passing of Jack BARLOW. (Eagle Valley
Enterprise, p1 DATED: 28 Dec. 1928)
DIED John Barlow of Avon passed on Friday morning in Glenwood Springs, from a protracted case of miner's T. B., the end coming unexpectedly, as up to almost the last hour he was hopeful of recovery, and wrote his wife in Red Cliff that he expected to be home for Christmas.
He was born in Franklin Center, Canada, coming to Leadville when only 17 months old. He moved to Red Cliff and Gilman in 1907, and was married to Mrs. Tom OWEN in 1916.
He followed the occupation of mining until about 10 years ago, at which time he purchased the old Mack Fleck ranch at Avon, where he had hoped to recuperate his failing health. Jack Barlow was the exceptional machine man in a mine. He was employed on the Empire Zinc property for years. It was he who drove the long 14 level drift from the Iron Mask over to the Black Iron workings. He did most of the upraising for the many ore pockets between the 14 and 16 levels and the loading pockets under the Newhouse tunnel. He paid the price like many other miners, sticking too close to the work they liked. Jack Barlow always was a favorite with his helpers.
He leaves a widow and two step sons, two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Nolan and Mrs. May Allison, both of Victor, several nieces and nephew and one step-daughter.
The funeral services will be conducted from their ranch home near Avon. Interment will be in the cemetery at Red Cliff where he always expressed a desire to be buried--nature's beauty spot for a last resting place; so the old timers are taking the long journey by twos and threes. Their ranks are thinning out. They finish their work and pass on.
Mrs. Barlow and relatives have the sympathy of many friends. (Paper and date unknown)
Also included in family records
Within the last few months this little community has lost by death thirteen grown
people, the majority of whom were pioneers in this vicinity of whom were pioneers in this
vicinity. They were:
Mrs. Dora Greiner
Mrs. Minnie Nye
Mrs. Ida Creighton
Mrs. M. A. Walsh
Mrs. Chas. McEllen
Mrs. W. W. Buell
Mrs. Anna Summ
Verily the grim reaper is taking his toll.
Card Of Thanks We desire to extend our sincere thanks to those who so kindly
assisted in the sickness and death of our dear husband, father, brother, and uncle,
especially to the doctor and nurses of the Hopkins Hospital of Glenwood, also Rev. Denton,
Mr. and Mrs. Myers and Mr. Farman. Mrs. Barlow and children
Mr. and Mrs. Nolan
Mr. Tom Flannery
Mr. & Mrs. Leo Jones
Mr. & Mrs. D. Rogers
DEATH IN THE WATER
submitted by Kathleen R. Minion ( ANCESTOR98@juno.com )
Richard Barlow, a ten Year Old Boy,
Drowned in a Small Lake Near
Adelaide Park While Play-
ing on a Raft.
_______ Yesterday afternoon Coroner James Nelson was notified by telephone that a boy was drowned at Adelaide park, and he immediately repaired to the scene where the sad accident had taken place. Before the coroner reached the park the body had been taken from its watery grave and carried to one of the houses in the neighborhood.
A gentleman who resides near the park, and who was one of the first to reach the pond after the body was taken out, told a reporter of this paper the circumstances. He stated that the boys who lived at Adelaide had constructed a rafts, out of old pieces of boards and poles, and were in the habit of sailing it on this pond, which is about 150 feet long by 100 feet wide and situated a little north of Adelaide. Richard Barlow, with some other companions came to the pond in the afternoon and he got on raft, and paddled to the center. While there the raft began to tip over and the little fellow getting scared, jumped into the water, no doubt thinking that he could easily touch bottom and walk to shore. But the water was deeper than he thought and, not being able to swim, he was drowned. His companions, who were sitting on the bank, said that they saw poor little Richard come to the surface five times and then sink forever. They were powerless to render assistance but ran as fast as they could and notified some men who were at Adelaide. They immediately responded but were too late to render assistance. One of them took the raft and went to the spot where the poor boy had sunk and succeeded in bringing the remains to the surface. The pond is from twelve to fifteen feet deep.
Richard Barlow was 10 years of age and the son of Mr. John Barlow, blacksmith at the Colonel Sellers mine. The sympathy of the community is extended to the parents at the sad lose they have suffered. (Paper and date not included on family copy of newspaper obituary)
NOTE: Richard Barlow died 29 June 1889 and was buried in St. Joseph's cemetery. Richard and brother John left home telling their mother they were going to get evergreens to decorate for July 4th. The boys dared Richard to jump and swim, taunting him. His younger brother John attempted to swim out to him, but, while risking his safety, was not able to reach him.
Charles L. Beick - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - December 16, 1912 -
Around the City As Seen By Our Reporters on Their Daily Rounds - From the
Herald Democrat and the Evening Chronicle - From Wednesday's Daily - Charles
Beick Dead - Charles L. Beick, one of the old-time Leadville mining men,
well known on the Johnny mine (?), died Tuesday in Pueblo where he went in
the latter part of November in hopes of gaining relief for Bright's disease.
He was a member of Court Skandia, Foresters' of America, of this city. Death
claimed him when he was at the age of 41 years. He has a sister who resides
in Pueblo, and it is there that the funeral will probably take place on
Thursday, December 12.
Submitted by Cindy Sullivan
Obituary Carbonate Chronicle -
Mrs. Margaret (Armstrong) Brady - Died 02 Jun 1925
Scores of old friends paid their last tribute of respect and esteem to the
memory of Margaret Brady yesterday morning at the Church of the Annunciation
where the funeral services were held.
The remains which had been brot (sic) from Minturn were first taken to the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ora Brannin 516 East Tenth street, they being old
friends of the family.
Requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev H B Stern, assisted by the
Annunciation choir. Two hymns were sung by Miss Anna Cullen accompanied by
Miss Mary Geary. They were "One Fleeting Hour" and "Jesus, Dearest Lord".
The pallbearers were Hugh Young, Ernest Matthews, George Murray, Patrick
Sheehan, John Cowan, John Griffin. Interment was in the family plot at St
A large delegation of friends of Mrs. Brady and her family from Minturn
attended the funeral, among them being William Flynn, Mrs. Anna McBreen,
Miss Katherine McBreen, William McBreen, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Guy, Mr. and
Mrs. John Sullivan, Peter O'Malley, William Kavanaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Young, Joseph Mack and Theodore Brennan and John Sullivan of Salida.
The esteem in which Mrs. Brady was held indicated in a measure by the many
beautiful floral offerings banked high on the casket.
Margaret Brady was born in England and was 62 years old on April 14th. She
came here with her parents as a child and settled in Maryland where she
married Edward Brady who at that time was in the hotel business. The family
moved to Aspen, Colo in the early eighties where Mr. Brady worked in the
mines. There were thirteen children in the family, five of whom survive.
She was a member of Violet Circle and the Columbian Circle and a devout
member of the Annunciation church. She is survived by three sons, John R
Brady, Thomas H. Brady and William Brady and two daughters, Mrs. A. Brady and
Mrs. Margaret C. Sullivan.
For the past few years Mrs. Brady has been living in Minturn where one of
her sons is with the Rio Grande.
Mrs. Brady was a woman of exemplary character, devoted to her family, a good
neighbor and a kind friend and there were many expressions of sorrow at her
Maria Browne - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - April 12, 1920 - Mrs. Maria
Browne - Many uncovered heads saw the remains of Mrs. Maria Browne, aged 58
years, laid to rest yesterday morning at the family plot in the St. Joseph's
cemetery. The funeral services were held in the Church of the Annunciation.
Father William J. O'Malley officiated. He sang the requiem high mass,
assisted by the choir. A solo - "Face to Face" was sung by Miss Katherine
Joyce, accompanied by Miss Mary Geary. Mrs. Browne died April 1 at Salida.
She came to that place recently from Denver when she was stricken with
paralysis. Upon learning of her serious illness, Mrs. J. J. McDonell
immediately left for the bedside of her sister and was with her when she
died. Mrs. Frank J. Mullen of San Diego is another sister. Mrs. Browne was
a sister-in-law to James J. McDonell, merchant police of this city. Mrs.
Browne was well known in Leadville and a number of years ago with her living
husband had charge of the boarding house at Ibex. Since then she has
conducted boarding houses in various mining camps. John McDonell, son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McDonell came from Pueblo to attend the funeral and also
Mrs. Robert Dunlap and baby Catherine from Shoshone, Wyo. Mr. McDonnell
will leave this morning for Pueblo. Mr. Browne, husband of the deceased and
Mrs. Dunlap will leave Wednesday morning. The pallbearers were John
McDonell, E. A. McCarty, Jr., Edward Dolan, Mike Cullan, Dr. Franklin
McDonald and W. A. Hennessey. The funeral services were in charge of B. J.
OBITUARY - MRS. MARY CADDY
HERALD DEMOCRAT - APRIL 15, 1942
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Masonic temple for
Mrs. Mary Caddy, a long-time resident of Leadville. Her nephew, Rev. John
L. Spargo of Pueblo, was in charge of the services, with the assistance of
Colorado chapter No. 2 Order of the Eastern Star.
A quartet composed of Mrs. Frank Brown, Mrs. Charles C. Phillips, LeRoy
Alford and L. W. Thomson sang three selections, "Abide With Me," "The Old
Rugged Cross" and "The Christian's Goodnight." Their accompanist was Mrs.
Pallbearers were Robert Nelson, L.W. Thomson, Frank E. Brown, Charles C.
Phillips, LeRoy Alford and John Gregory. Internment was in the Masonic
Born in Cornwall, England, in 1855, she came to the United States in 1900
after the death of her husband, Richard Caddy, in 1896. She made her home
in Leadville until 1930 when she moved to Denver to make her home with her
daughter, Mrs. Goldwin Smith. She died there April 11, following an illness
of six weeks. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Denver. Her
sister, Mrs. Lavinia Spargo, formerly of Leadville, died last December 19
and is buried in Evergreen cemetery. Mrs. Caddy was the last of a family of
She is survived by two sons, Fred Caddy, living in Cornwall, England, and
John Caddy of Gilman; four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Jenkins, Mrs. Minnie
Goldwin Smith and Mrs. Clifton U'Ren of Denver and Mrs. Mabel James of
Butte, Montana. She is also survived by 25 grand children and 19 great
A large number of Denver and Gilman people were here for the funeral as well
as Mrs. James, who came here from Butte.
ROXIE RAE CAVENDER
Roxie Rae Cavender, 63, died June 14, 2001 in Thorton.
She was born on November 21, 1937 in Leadville.
She married William Cavender on January 1, 1956 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and was a homemaker.
She moved to Denver in 1956 and enjoyed traveling.
She is survived by her husband; sons Marvin Cavender, Peachtree City, Georgia; Dale Cavender, Broomfield, Colorado; and Troy Cavender, Houston; daughters Valerie Archuletta, Indianapolis; Lisa Fossey, Thornton; and one granddaughter.
Contributions maybe made to Hospice of Metro Denver, 425 S. Cherry St.,
Denver, Colorado 80222.
Herald Democrat, July 5, 2001
CLEARY- Tuesday, June 1  at the residence of her daughter, 428 East Tenth street, Mrs. Sarah Cleary,... The funeral, in charge of the Moynahan-O'Malia company, will be announced later.
Cole, Bertha Schayer
Bertha Schayer Cole - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - February 10, 1919 -
Mrs. Bertha Schayer Cole - No more fitting a farewell, nor one more replete
with affecting bits of sentiment which spoke tenderly of the poignant sorrow
of those from whom it came, could be given by friends than that tendered
yesterday afternoon to Bertha, widow of the late Rupert Cole, when funeral
services were held at 3 o'clock at the home at 320 West Seventh street of
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cole, parents-in-law of Mrs. Cole. Mrs. Cole, who since
the death of her husband three years ago has been a trained nurse, died at
Salt Lake Thursday afternoon, and her remains were brot here yesterday
morning on Rio Grande train No. 2 by Ralph C. Schayer, her brother.
Individuals who had been warm friends of Mrs. Cole during her life in
Leadville, including many of her associates in the Order of the Eastern
Star, attended the services yesterday in a large concourse which filled the
Cole home to overflowing. The flowers which virtually encased the gray
casket, adding fragrant beauty, bespoke the sad sentiments of these mourners
and the immediate relatives, as well as many friends in Denver, Salt Lake
and other cities who could not be present. The services were carried out by
the Eastern Star with Mrs. Theresa Le Due, worthy matron, and other officers
in charge, and by the Rev. David McMartin (?), pastor of the First
Presbyterian church. A touching bit of the rites was the fact that one
hymn, "Going Down the Valley," was sung 3 years ago at Rupert Cole's
funeral. The second hymn of the services was "One Sweetly Solemn Thot."
Both of these were finely rendered by a male quartet composed of N. T.
Schedin, E. R. Jennings, Fred J. McNair and Hjalmer Graff, with Miss Anna
McLeod playing the accompaniment. Mrs. Cole was laid at rest beside the
grave of her husband in the Masonic cemetery. A long cortege of friends in
carriages proceeded there after the house ceremonies and assembled silently
about the grave as the committal service was said. The pall bearers,
several of them young men who had been friends of Mr. and Mrs. Cole during
their brief married life here, were Harry Noble, Jos. H. Lanphier, Roy
Haight, J. Stuart Shine, Jos. E. Cummings and Fred Pfannenschmid. Mrs. Cole's
death Thursday was a sad shock to her family and many friends. Following
the death of her husband, which occasioned general sorrow in their community
of friends here, Mrs. Cole had valiantly taken up life alone with
determination to become a graduate nurse and follow that profession as a
life work. She trained at the Minnequa hospital, Pueblo, and about five
months ago went to Salt Lake, where her mother and brothers reside, to begin
active service on private cases. She was engaged on a private case when she
became sick, but refused to give up until ten days before her death of
pneumonia. "That shows what kind of a girl she was," her brother Ralph said
last evening. "She always thot of others first and unselfishly acted for
them before thinking of herself." She was then taken to the Holy Cross
hospital, where she passed away at 3:15 Thursday afternoon. As the saying
goes, Mrs. Cole was "a Leadville girl," having been born here on June 28,
1891, and having spent practically all of her life here. In her girlhood,
she attended the public schools. Six years ago August 17 last she and Mr.
Cole were married and their brief life together was unusually happy. Mr.
Cole died here after a short sickness three years ago September 14 last.
Her late father was Adolph Schayer, a pioneer business man of Leadville.
Her mother and four brothers and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cole are the immediate
surviving relatives. Because of sickness, Mrs. Schayer was unable to come
to Leadville with Ralph on his sorrowful mission last week. The four
brothers are Ralph C., Arthur A., Julius I. and David E. Schayer. Arthur is
serving in the navy at San Francisco and Julius is in the army at Vancouver
Barracks, Wash., where he has been promoted several times since going in as
The funeral services for the late Robert COSE were held from the home of his son Charles COSE, Sunday Afternoon at 2 O'clock. Rev. R. B. NORTON conducted the services and three beautiful hymns, "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" Abide With Me" and "Perfect Day", were sung by Mrs.S. H. CLEMENS and Miss Mary CLEMENS; Miss Anna McLOOD played the accompaniment.
The pallbearers were Ben GRAY, E. P. KENDRICK, John VICK, Pat McCARTY, Stanley RICHARDS, and Thomas ROBERTS. Interment was made in the family plot at Evergreen Cemetery.
Robert COSE was born in Plympton, St Mary, England, March 19, 1957 and was married to Miss Jane DANIEL in 1876. To this union eleven children were born, six of whom survive him. In 1887 Mr. COSE came to this country with his family, coming to Leadville and settling in Graham Park, then a flourishing community.
Mr. COSE worked in such mines as the Wolftone, Maid of Erin, Iron Silver and Moyer. He was also actively interested in leasing and prospecting. During his forty year residence in Leadville, Mr. COSE became well known and made many friends. In his passing away Leadville loses another old time prospector and miner.
Mr. COSE left Leadville six years ago to reside at a lower altitude; he was there on a visit two weeks ago and on his return was taken ill. A weak heart lowered his vitality, pneumonia set in and this caused his death on August 23 at the home of his daughter in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Mr.'s COSE is survived by his widow and six children, Charles, George, Francis and Fred COSE. Mrs. A. J. CHAMBERS, and Mrs. William DODD. One brother, of Bingham Utah and two sisters in ENGLAND as well as nineteen grandchildren also survive him.
(This is from a Leadville paper but whomever kept it did not retain the date or
the Headline identifying what paper. The date Robert COSE died was August 28,
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our sincere appreciation to our many friends and neighbors for the kindness and sympathy extended to us in our bereavement. We are especially grateful to Rev. . H. TEXTOR, the pallbearers, singers, donors of cars and donors of floral bouquets.
Mrs. Charles COSE and Family
Mrs. A. J. CHAMBERS
Mrs. Frank DODD and Family
Mr. and Mrs. Francis COSE and Family
Mr. and Mrs. Fred COSE
Submitted by: Mary Cosepalmer
Three Eagles and three Moose acted as pallbearers yesterday afternoon when private funeral services were held at 3 o'clock at 531 East Third street, the home of his brother Charles for the late James COSE, a member of both these lodges and a well known Leadville and Gilman mining leaser. He died at Gilman last Friday. The private services were conducted by the Rev. David MCMARTIN of the First Presbyterian Church. Flowers from the two lodges and many other friends covered the casket deeply. Burial took place in the Evergreen Cemetery. The pall bearers were R. H. JAMES, Clifford UREN and Frank PETERSON of the Moose, John M. MURRAY, Rufe SARSON and Frank SIMMONS of the Eagles.
James COSE was widely known here and held in high esteem. He was born in England on November 29, 1882, but most of his life had been lived in the Leadville and Gilman mining districts, for he came to the former with his parents when he was two years old.
Surviving him are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert COSE of Gilman, four brothers and
two sisters. The brothers are Charles of this city, Fred and Frank of Gilman, and
George, who is serving with the 841st Field Artillery in France, having been called from
here last year for Army services. One sister lives in Texas and the other at Meeker,
Submitted by: Mary Cosepalmer
July 14, 1949 from a copy of a Leadville Paper
CHARLES H. COSE
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from the Moynahan-O'Malia Chapel for Charles Henry COSE. Rev Arthur H. TEXTOR, former pastor of the First Presbyterian church here, officiated and was assisted by Mrs. C. C. PHILLIPS and Mrs. F. E. BROWN who sang "Someday He'll Make It Plain", "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder", and "The Old Rugged Cross", their accompaniment was Mrs. Ted Lane.
Pallbearers were: Sam SHIMMIN, Sam BRAY, Sam TREVETHAN, James SWEENEY, Bud TREVETHAN, and Henry WATERMAN. Interment was in the A.O. U. W. Cemetery.
Born in Devonshire, England July 31, 1879, Charles Henry COSE came to this country with his parents as a child of six years, and lived in Graham Park. On December 12, 1906, he was united in marriage to Margaret GRAY. To this union three daughters were born, Mrs. H. MARNE of Longmont, Colo, Mrs. E. MASON of Crawford, Nebraska, and Mrs. C O'KANE of Leadville.
He spent most of his life mining until four years ago when his health began to fail. He was very devoted to his wife, home, children and helped everyone he could.
He was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America.
Surviving him are his wife, three daughters, a sister residing in Wichita Falls, Texas,
a sister residing in California,a brother residing in Nevada, two grandchildren and a
number of nieces and nephews.
Submitted by Mary Cosepalmer
Obituary - Frank Cosseboom
The Herald Democrat - Tuesday, July 10, 1928
Funeral services for Frank Cosseboom were held at the home of his sister, Mrs. Edna Collar, 300 East Third Street, Sunday afternoon at 2 oclock. Rev. W. S. Young officiated and two duets, "One Sweetly Solemn Thought" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" were sung by Elizabeth Clemens and Mrs. Steve Clemens. Miss Anna McLeod accompanied at the piano. Burial was made in Evergreen Cemetery.
Pallbearers, which included several ex-service men, were William (Gisil?), Thomas Caskey, William Gray, Angus McDonald, Flurr(?) Vaughn, and Gust Larson. Mr. Gisil and Mr. Caskey came here from Buena Vista for the funeral. Two beautiful floral offerings were made by the American Legion and by the Public Service Company where the deceased mans nephew is employed.
Born in Leadville, October 13, 1894, Frank was educated here at the Ninth Street School and in his younger days worked in a local grocery store and as a mechanic. He worked in Pueblo as a government automobile mechanic for a year and a half where he was considered as excellent workman.
Later Mr. Cosseboom was employed in various capacities at the local mines and was employed here when the United States entered the World war in 1917. He served in the army on the western coast and was scheduled to be sent overseas when he was injured in his right side in an accident which occurred when some heavy timbers were being loaded. His right side was cut from the lower ribs across his abdomen and after his discharge from the army he had a number of operations at St. Marys Hospital in Pueblo and at Fitzsimmons in Denver and was preparing the return to the latter hospital just before his death on July 5.
His injury, which he incurred in the accident, left him in poor health but he managed to work at times at a mine near Cottonwood during the past few years. He made his home with his father, R. J. Cosseboom, in Buena Vista the past five years.
During the first week of July, Frank Cosseboom visited his sister, Mrs. Collar, here in Leadville. He is said to have declared after listening to the playing of chimes over the radio at her home, "Well, those will soon be playing for me." This is thought to have been the first intimation of the suicide thought which he carried out in Buena Vista July 5 by shooting himself thru the head with a revolver. He was rushed from the bedroom in his fathers house, where the deed was committed, for the hospital at Salida, but death came in the speeding car four miles from the destination.
Mrs. Collar, learning of the tragedy, hired a car here and literally raced with death to Buena Vista. When she arrived there the wounded man had been taken to Salida, so she raced on to that place only to find upon arrival that her brother was dead. Continued ill health is thought to have been the cause of the young mans taking his life. He was 34 years old and would have been 35 if he had lived until his next birthday in October.
John Cowan - Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - March 27, 1911 - Died, Tuesday,
March 21, at Pueblo, John Cowan, aged 50 years. Remains will be shipped to
Leadville for interment. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle - March 27, 1911 -
Around the City - From Thursday's Daily - Remains Brought To This City - The
remains of the late John Cowan, who died at Pueblo Tuesday morning, arrived
in this city last night, and the funeral will be held Friday morning. The
deceased was 47 years of age, and a '79er of Leadville. He made this city
his home up until about five years ago, when he went to Pueblo with his
family. During his long residence in the camp Mr. Cowan was engaged in
mining. He is survived by a widow and four children, Arthur, aged 19;
Agnes, aged 15; Joseph, aged 10; and Elizabeth, aged 8; a sister, Mrs.
Thomas Shaughnessy of 530 East Tenth street, and two sisters living in
Philadelphia. The remains were accompanied to this city by the widow, his
son Arthur, his daughter, Agnes, and an uncle, Peter Sheeren, of Pueblo.
The deceased was a member of the Yeomen. Leadville Carbonate Chronicle -
March 27, 1911 - Around the City - From Saturday's Daily - Funeral of John
Cowan - The funeral of the late John Cowan took place yesterday morning from
the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Shaughnessy, 530 East Tenth street.
The remains were taken to the Church of the Annunciation where Rev. J. J.
Gibbons conducted the last sad services. Father Gibbons preached an
eloquent sermon in which he dwelt at length on the beauties of a Christian
life. The casket was covered with many beautiful floral tributes, and the
church was filled with old-time friends of the deceased. Interment was made
in St. Joseph's cemetery, and the pallbearers were Edward Brennan,
Christopher Nefsay, Edward Dollard, Stephen Connors, John Patterson and
Eugene Lyle “Bud” Crowley, 90, died Dec. 24, 2002, in Wheat Ridge.
He was born on March 8, 1912 in Glenwood Springs to Claude and Lula Crowley.
He attended elementary school in Meredith and graduated from Garfield County High School.
In 1935 he married Pauline Brock and in 1937 they moved to Leadville where he was employed with Public Service Co. of Colo. until his retirement in 1975.
In Leadville he was active in the Lions Club, scouting, the Chamber of Commerce and the Burro Race Committee. He was past Exalted Ruler and life member of Elks lodge #236, and a 32nd degree Mason.
He returned to Thomasville upon retirement where he was volunteer fire chief and an active member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church, relocating to Arvada in 1995.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 56 years; and son E.L. Crowley, Jr.
He is survived by his daughter Junie (David) Johnson, Arvada; sisters Virginia Goode, Paonia; and Marjorie Graham, Ohio; brothers Frank (Pearl) Crowley, Grand Junction; Ray (Chick) Crowley, El Jebel; and James Crowley, Silt; nine grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
A memorial service will be held in Thomasville on Jan. 4, 2003 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to LMC Community Foundation, 6870 West 52nd Ave., Arvada, CO 80002; or the Thomasville United Methodist Church, Box 1006, Basalt, CO 81621.
CULLY - News of the death of Thomas Cully, aged 70 years, an old time resident of this city has just been received. Mr. Cully died at St. Anthony's hospital, Denver, on March 29,  and was buried from St. Patrick's church on the 31st, interment being in Mount Olivet cemetery, Denver.
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