Carroll Alphonse Mayfield, 6 North 51 West



Carroll cash-claimed a quarter in 12, 6N 51W in 1891.

In 1900 Ringgold County, Iowa, Carroll, born January 1858 in Iowa, married 12 years to Eva S. Feb 1863 Illinois, have Leonard L. May 1891 Nebraska, and Lura April 1893 Nebraska. He's a hired hand for Julius Hash.

Elva S. Mayfield is in Gregory County, South Dakota in 1910, 48, married 22 years but no spouse. Lura 17 is with her. They're living with the Willis N/ and Mable A. Redman family.

Leonard Mayfield is Ringgold County in 1910, a farm laborer for the Blessing family
He registered for WWI in Rock County, Nebraska, and in 1920 Brown County, Nebraska is ranching, married to "Darl" L.
Leonard 1895-1953 is buried in Jasper County, Iowa # 55098342, with Pearl L. (Sumpter) Mayfield 1897-1996.

Their daughter Margaret 1916-2005 is buried in Valentine, Nebraska # 62419512, with Elmer Ellsworth Ferneen 1916-2009
Carroll is in Weld County, Colorado in 1920, 62, living alone, married but no spouse. He's a harnessmaker.
"Carroll A. Mayfield was born January 12, 1858 at Osage, Iowa, and departed this life at his home in New Raymer, Colo., March 9, 1929, aged 71 years, 1 month and 25 days.
He was one of a family of 15 children, who came with their parents, as pioneers to Frontier County. He was married on February 7, 1888 to Miss Eva Smith. To this union were born four children, three sons and one daughter. Two sons, Earnest and William died in infancy and were buried in the Farnam cemetery. It was the last request of the father, that he be laid to rest beside his boys.
Mr. Mayfield united with the Christian church when a lad seventeen years of age and has always endeavored to live a life in accordance with his profession. He was at all times a very kind and loving father, and will be greatly missed by those who loved him. He leaves to mourn his death, two children, Leonard, of Longpine and Laura Fightmaster, of Riverton, Wyo., four brothers and two sisters, Elmer, of North Platte, Granville, of New Raymer, Colo., and Jay of Grass Creek, Wyo., Mrs. Ethel English of Moorcraft, Wyo., and Mrs. Mildred Starkey, of New Raymer, Colorado.
The remains were shipped here Tuesday for burial. Services were conducted in the Baptist church, with Rev. C. R. Tanner, pastor of the Methodist church, in charge. Interment was made in the Farnam cemetery.

The Farnam Nebraska Echo 42(19):1 Thursday, March 14, 1929"

Lura Ellen Fightmaster was in Riverton, Wyoming in 1930 and 1940.

Paul T. Fightmaster 1887-1953 is buried in Riverton # 25990653.

Daughter Irene was born in 1920 "Daughter of Paul & Lura (Mayfield) Fightmaster...27 Jan 1940 married Ted DYKSTRA (dec'd 16 Oct 1964)...1940 moved to Grandview WA...Mother of Donna Dee (1942) & Bobbie Jean (1945)...22 Mar 1968 married Dr. Joseph G WOOD (dec'd 29 July 1976)..."
Jesse Mayfield, 47, a farmer living near Paoli, was killed by a horse, per the Yuma Pioneer of May 22, 1930.
He's buried in Haxtun 1883-1930, # 58672376.
This one is not closely related to Carroll. Jesse was the son of Charles and Charity Mayfield of Cumberland County, Illinois.
His sister Carrie Chrysler ( the nearest relative when he registered for WWI) was born Nov 20, 1866 in Logan COunty, Illinois, dying in Macon County Dec 28, 1944, buried in Casey, Clark County, Illinois.
Charles 1837-1917 # 79728175 and Charity 1840-1913 # 79728184 are buried in Cumberland County
"Eva (Mayfield) Michael died at Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley on Tuesday, April 13, 2004.
Eva was born at Haxtun on September 17, 1930 to Jesse Albert Mayfield and Elsie (Garretson) Mayfield. Her father, Jesse, was killed in a horse accident before Eva was born, so her mother and she lived with her grandfather LeRoy Garretson for several years at Haxtun. "

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