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From: "Steve Slater" <email@example.com> 9/7/00 1:57 PM
Subject: Harry Slater
Looking for information for a Great, Great uncle name of Harry Slater from Keensburg Colorado. lived there about 1948.
Steve Slater firstname.lastname@example.org
From: Chris <email@example.com> 9/3/00 8:25 PM
Subject: Bird Family
I am looking for info regarding the Bird family who lived in Lincoln Co. in the year 1910, 1911. The only information I have is Ida Bird. Daughter of Ida Bird named Adah Eldora Bird married to Della Burdette Marsh.
Any info on this family will be helpful.
From: "Nathan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 7/17/00 2:14 AM
Subject: Looking for historical links for Limon,COLO or info on a resident
I was wondering if anyone had any information on a gentleman from the Limon, Colorado area by the name of Porter Thompson. I believe he was living in that area around the turn of the century. There is very little info of the web in relation to Limon history (that I could find).
From: Sue Lynn Adams <email@example.com> 7/3/00 10:39 AM
Subject: Genealogy research
We are searching for the marriage date and obituaries of Herbert Leroy Johnson, b. 4-22-1888, d. 8-19-1960 and Minnie Lee Kemper Johnson, b. Oct. 21, 1891, d. Feb. 14, 1973. They lived in Limon, CO., Lincoln Co., and he died in Hugo, CO. We will appreciate any help or references you can give us. I have found quite a bit on Kempers, but nothing with her marriage info. Thought maybe their obituaries might have info about where and when they married. It would have been about 1928. Thanks.
Sue Lynn Adams
From: Kathy Cardoza <firstname.lastname@example.org> 6/29/00 9:49 PM
Subject: Brass Bamd about 1907?
I am new to this list but had a question I hope someone may be able to answer for me.
My 2GG was George William BROWNEWELL who lived in Limon around 1907 or so.
Family legend has it that he was a member of a large
brass band there during that time. Would anyone have an idea
what group that might have been with? I have a photo of him
in his band uniform and I would like to know something more
From: Rrurban1@aol.com 6/16/00 11:55 PM
Subject: Lincoln County
I'm searching for information on my family. I've been to the Lincoln County website to try and find information on the Levi family but have had no luck. I have found out from other sources that my great grandfather - Oliver E. LEVI and my great grandmother - Anna E. Hopkins LEVI, along with some of their children, moved to Arriba,Colorado after 1907. I know that both Oliver and Anna Levi both passed away while living there. My question is, how do you go about finding a list of records that exist before ordering a death certificate and paying the fees. I would be happy to pay for records if I knew that they existed. Is there anyway that you might be able to give me a direction to go in or help me find information on these members of my family. Anything would be greatly appreciated.
From: "John K. Davis" <email@example.com> 25 Feb 2004
Would you be so kind to see if any of the county histories that you own mention Clarence and Anita LEVI. The couple lived in Arriba Precinct from about 1925 on. Clarence died in 1966 and Anita died in 2001.
From: "Peggy Seidler" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 6/1/00 1:35 PM
Subject: Lincoln Co Lookup
I am looking for info on George L. MATTESON and his wife Emma Margurete DAWSON. They lived in Limon in the 1890-1900's. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
From: "nmama" <email@example.com> 5/8/00 8:55 PM
Subject: Lincoln Co Lookup
Does this book have any info on the families of George & Gertie NICKERSON and HALL and BEVINS?
thanks for any info,
Colleen Nickerson firstname.lastname@example.org
From: <email@example.com> 2/6/00 10:35 PM
thank you so much for the work you do for the Lincoln County geneology site. My family line includes BROCKWAY (Daniel, Eleanor, Ralph, Crystal and Letha), BOETGER (William, Orpha, Gordon, Letha,), DAVIS (Weaver, Pearl, Crystal, Edna), BUHR (Nicholas) and would like any historical information you can locate about these families.
I have an extensive gedcom file that I'll send as soon as my research is completed. Any help you can provide is much appreciated.
Charlene Boetger Bradley
From: "Daniel E. Herlihy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 10/22/99 8:14 PM
Subject: History of Lincoln County, Colorado
Please let me know how to obtain a copy of the Claggett book, "History of Lincoln County,Colorado". My grandfather was William CLIFFORD of Clifford, Colorado. I have been researching family history and am sure the book will be useful. Any other suggestions that you might have would be very much appreciated.
Mary Clifford Herlihy
From: "Dolly Hawks" <email@example.com> 9/30/99 6:00 PM
Hi. I am Dolly Hawks, from Montrose. My mother is Alice Mae Monahan (maiden name) who was born in Hugo in 1922. We are doing some research on her mother's branch of the family. Mom still has several cousins in Hugo, and I could ask them to do this but they are older now and not in good health so I thought I would talk to you first. What I need is the obituary for Laura Bell Randall Keepers, wife of Stephen Ellisworth Keepers sr. She was born in ohio in 1878 or 1880, and passed away in hugo in 1940 I think. could have been 1942. you know how things get scrambled. If I could get either her obit or death cert, it would give me some needed info. Also, I think her father is buried there in Hugo in the not catholic cemetery, his name was William H. Randall. Again the obit or death cert would help immensly. If you could find the obits for me, I would be forever in your debt, or ifnot, let me know and I'll write to the court house. It's probably $15.00 for Death Cert, (it is here) but I would need to ask them what ID would work through the mail etc.
Appreciate your help. Mom's family was the Monahan/ Cliffords on her dad's side, and the Keepers/?? on her mom/s side. They have lived in or near lincoln county since 1850.
We'll look foreward to hearing from you, and thanks again.
Dolly Hawks firstname.lastname@example.org
From: "Barbara and Chester Cornett" <email@example.com> 7/17/99 7:35 AM
Subject: land records circa 1907 to 1912 or so
I am interested in finding the land that my grandfather, Dudley Carman, owned in or around Limon, Colorado around the years 1907 to 1912 or so. He homesteaded there during that time and lived there for about five years.
Are the land records able to be searched on the internet in any way? Or are they only available at the county clerk's office in Hugo? My husband and I plan on coming to Limon around the first of August.
Please let me hear from you at your convenience if possible. Thank you.
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"Pam" <email@example.com> 12/1/98 9:53 PM
Subject: Tri-county history: A Centennial, 1889-1989
Hi. I am looking for information on several ancestors. I will list them below in red. If there is any information regarding my ancestors, how do I get a copy of it or email sent to me?
1: Albert A. Brown listed as the Coroner of Lincoln County in newspaper article of the Denver Times. This was during the Louise Frost/Porter murder during Nov. 1900. A. Brown is my gr.. grandfather and wife, Beside, my grandmother. Their daughter was Louise Mary Brown born in Limn.
2: Hugh and Mary J. Ham Cannily.
1. HUGH1 CONNOLLY was born March 17, 1829 in Ireland, and died March 23, 1898 in Limon, Lincoln Co., Colorado. Hugh was a mail carrier in Stratton at time of death. He married MARY JANE HAMM January 06, 1861 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, daughter of HERMAN HAMM and EMMA ?. d: April 30, 1919 Stratton, Colorado buried in Limon, CO
Children of HUGH CONNOLLY and MARY HAMM are:
i. ELLA2 CONNOLLY.
ii. JOHN W. CONNOLLY, m. UNKNOWN.
iii. FRANCIS "FRANK" MICHAEL CONNOLLY, b. Abt. 1862, PA; m. ROSE FULLER.
iv. ANNIE/ANNA CONNOLLY, b. Abt. 1864, PA; m. JESS JOHNSON, Bef. March 1898.
v. WILLIAM CONNOLLY, b. March 1867, Pennsylvania; m. GERTRUDE ?, 1895.
vi. ROSE CONNOLLY, b. Abt. 1869, PA; m. CHARLES Hauge/Hegg??, Bef. March 1898.
vii. SARAH "SADE" JANE CONNOLLY, b. August 1869, Pennsylvania; m. (1) ? (FRANKLIN?); m. (2) LON E. FOOTE, 1894.
viii. CHARLES HUGH CONNOLLY, b. September 1871, Kansas; m. SUSAN MELINDA PERSHING, 1900-1903.
ix. CLARA ALICE CONNOLLY, b. July 28, 1876, PA; m. CHARLES ELMER MCNAIR, Aft. March 1898.
x. BESSIE AGNES CONNOLLY, b. August 22, 1883, Trego Co., KS; d. November 17, 1969, Denver, Colorado; m. ALBERT AGUSTUS BROWN, December 24, 1896, Limon, Colorado.
If any of the above other names are listed in the book, I would be interested in finding out what it says about them also.
Thank you for your consideration to my inquiry.
From: Rclinite@aol.com 3 Aug 2003
Subject: Watts in Hugo
From: KDMcCarley@aol.com 17 Jul 2003
I am seeking information about James Muir GRUER, who died June 09, 1902 near Bovina, Lincoln County. I have a copy of his death certificate, which states he was buried on Gruer Ranch near Bovina. I believe he came to Colorado from Canada between 1876 and January 1889, when he married Libbie McGill near Denver.
From: Sabmail9@wmconnect.com 25 Apr 2003
I am trying to find out if there are any records from 1912-1925 having to do with land records, school records, etc. for William, Anna, Evelyn and Clarence BRESSLER in Lincoln County. My grandfather is Clarence BRESSLER and his father was William BRESSLER his mother was Anna BRESSLER and his sister was Evelyn BRESSLER. Evelyn went to college in Greeley, Co. I am not sure if the college at that time was called Greeley College or not.
The information that I know about these members of my
family is limited, but maybe it will help you. My great
grandfather and grandmother William and Anna Bressler
moved from Sterling, Illinois around 1910 to homestead just
about 1-2 miles south of the creek (don't know the name) in
southeast Lincoln County, CO which I think puts there farm
about 10-15 miles north and a bit west of Haswell, CO. My
grandfather said that to this day there is a farm owned by
David Ansley a couple miles north of where my great
grandfather's farm was. My grandfather said that his mother,
Anna went back to Sterling, IL in 1912 to give birth to him
and then she brought my grandfather back to Lincoln, CO a
short time later. Anna died around 1920 and my great
grandfather took her back to Illinois to bury her. It must
have been soon after that my great grandfather moved back to
Illinois permanently. At that time, my grandfather, Clarence
stayed in Colorado and lived with his sister Evelyn and her
new husband William McFalls. Clarence, my grandfather
moved back to Sterling, Illinois to live with his father
again around 1925-26. If you can provide any information
about their time in south Lincoln County, we would be
From: firstname.lastname@example.org 17 Apr 2003
My grandparents were Robert Steven BENNETT, born 2/24/1888 and Ruth Winifred COOPER, born 9/19/1890. They lived in Hugo, Colorado and then migrated to California in the late 1930s to early '40s. If anyone has any information regarding them, please let me know. My mother is looking for any information regarding any land or mineral rights that may still be in effect. email@example.com
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