Charles Henry and Angeline (Price) Conant, Vernon and Mary J. Price, Andrew J. and Mary Evaline (Conant) Russell

In 1850 Lake County, Ohio, Martha Hitt is 17, the oldest of five kids of George Hitt - no spouse for George.

In 1860 Henderson County, Illinois, William 23 Conant, a laborer,  and Martha 26 have Emeline, 4.

In 1880 Mercer County, Illinois, Charles is a farm laborer, 19, with W.W. 52 and Martha 46 Conant. Sister Margett is 24, brother Arthur 7.

In 1900 Burt County, Nebraska, Charles born March 1861 in Illinois, a day laborer, has been married eleven years to Anna, Feb 1869 Iowa.  She's had four children, two living.  Daughter Evan, March 1890 and Fred, Sept 1891, both Nebraska.  

In 1905 Mills County, Iowa, Charles and Angeline Conant have M.E.,  F.W.,  and I.H.

In 1910 Rockland, Charlie Conant is 49, Annie 41, with Fred 18 and Ivy 8.

Charles cash-claimed 80 acres in 21, 7N 48W in 1911.

from left , Charles Henry Conant, Andrew Jackson Russell, Mary Evaline Conant Russell, Iva Helen Conant,

Baby's Hazel Viola Russell, Virgil Russell - about 1911 Haxtun Colorado - Thanks to Dixie Buxton

Back row: Fred Wesley Conant, Mary Evaline Conant Russell

Front row: Charles Henry Conant, Iva Helen Conant, Angeline Price Conant, Andrew Russell

Evaline Russell - 1889-1922 is buried in Haxtun.    Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, November 23, 1922

Mary E. Conant was born in Cass County, Nebraska, March 8, 1889.* There she lived and grew to womanhood, and, on June 13, 1895** she married Andrew Russell. To this union was born three children, Hazel 12 years, Virgil aged 10 and Edna aged 6 years. She leaves also one sister, Mrs. Iva Ford of Wathena, Kansas, one brother, Fred Conant of Rosepine, Louisiana, and her father, Charles Conant of Rosepine, Louisiana. The family came to Phillips County, Colorado in 1910 where they had resided until the time of her departure. She departed this life November 16, 1922, aged 34* years, 8 months and 13 days.  MILLS COUNTY IOWA HAS THE MARRIAGE OF ANDREW J. RUSSELL and MARY E. CONANT June 13, 1905.

Also in Haxtun is Hazel V. Buxton, 94, Haxtun,  passed away on March 2, 2004, in Placerville, California. She was born February 16, 1910 in Pratt County, Kansas to Andrew J. and Mary Evaline (Conant) Russell.  Andrew Jackson Russell, registering in Haxtun, born Jan 18, 1874.

The family moved to Haxtun in 1911, the trip took 30 days in a covered wagon. Hazel spent most of her life in Haxtun. In October of 1927 she married Lloyd Buxton in Sterling. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Haxtun, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Haxtun Auxiliary.

In 1930 Morrill County, Nebraska Hazel 20, is married to Lloyd Buxton, 32, and they have Mary 18months and Raymond two months.  Living with them are her father Andy Russell 56, brother Virgil 18, and sister Edna 14.

In 1920 Beauregard Parish, Louisiana, Charles H. is a laborer in a sawmill with sister Lina M Kildow, 68, both widowed.  Charles M. Conant,, grandson, 4, born in Kansas, is with them  Emeline is the Margett Conant in the 1880 census.


In 1930 Doniphan County, Kansas, Charlie H. 69 is doing odd jobs, lodging with the widow Lillian Ford family.  He's still in Doniphan County in 1940, living alone, no occupation.  Lillian is 65, born in Illinois, with son Carrol W., 35, Missouri,  Adalee E. 10, born in Kansas. and Floyd W. 8, Kansas.

   Ivy is 19, in Doniphan County in 1920 with husband Carral Ford and six-month-old Adlee.  Looks like she left, marrying a Hockaday, then a Broce.

Fred W. Conant, born Sep 9, 1891, died Oct 31, 1969 - stone in Sallisaw, Oklahoma.  The WWI registration shay he was born Sept 18, 1891 in Plattsmouth Nebraska, and was a farm laborer in Wathena Kansas, with a wife and child.

Fred W. Conant  married Eva May Conant, both of Wathena, Doniphan County, Kansas, married in St. Joseph, Missouri, June 25, 1914.  She died Feb 24, 1919 of tuberculosis, and was buried in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  The death certificate says she was born September 15, 1898 to Wm. E. Carter, born in Bigelow, Missouri and Amanda Breckenridge born in Breckenridge, Missouri.

One tree said Charles was born March 21, 1862 in Knox County, Illinois, married Angeline Ashburn Price April 15, 1889 in Cass County, Nebraska,

The death certificate says he was born March 21, 1861, to William Conant and Martha Hiff (probably HITT), both born in Illinois. Charles died Jan 4, 1944 in St. Joseph.  Informant was Mrs. James Broce (probably a niece).  He was to be buried in Green Cemetery.

It said Angeline was born to James Price in 1869 in Pacific Junction, Iowa, married George W. Ashburn Feb 7, 1883 in Mills County, Iowa,  and she died about 1910 in Mills County, Iowa.

In Fremont County Iowa August 7, 1885 a son was born to Geo W Ashborn, mother Angeline Price.

In 1885 Mills County, George 23 and Annie 16 Ashburn, both born in Nebraska, are farming.


JAMES ST. CLAIR PRICE Abt. 1866 in Mills County, Iowa, son of ST. PRICE and PHILINDA STOWE. He was born 13 April 1845 in Meigs County, Ohio, and died 02 February 1899 in Gochenhour Island, (another tree says GIBBS Island) Nebraska.

In 1900 Cass County, Nebraska, Angeline's mother Matilda J. is widowed, 55, with Vern W. 13, Glen 17, and Clarence F. 14.

One tree said Burial: Aft. 1910, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska

Angeline's brother Vernon W. Price was in Rockland precinct in 1910, 30, born in Iowa, married to Mary J. 29 Iowa, with Glen, 4 Iowa, Clarence 2, Nebraska, and Muriel, two months, Nebraska.

In 1920 Verne W. is back in Mills County, Iowa, with Jennie, both 38, Clarence 13, Muriel 12, Bernice 8,  Edward 4, and Cecilia 2, the last three in Iowa. 

They're in Mills County in 1925, Vern 45, Mary J. 44, Mabel 17, Bernice 14, Edward 9, Clarence 19, married to  Margie 18, and granddaughter Shirley, 1.

Then in 1930 Cass County Nebraska, Vern W. and Mary J. have only Edward with them.

In 1940 Cass County Mary J. is 58, widowed, and Edward, 24, is with her.

Edward died in 1955 and is buried in Oak Hill, Cass County.

Bernice, now married to Lyle Newburn, is also in Cass County in 1930, with Betty, 1

So they didn't stay long in Logan County.

Angeline and Vernon's brother Clarence  was in Linn County, Iowa


Possible relative of James Crozier Conant born July 18, 1874 in San Joaquin California to George Horace Conant and Elizabeth Ellen Thompson. James married Ida May Gibson born 1880 in California and they had Pearl 1903 California, Vernon in 1905, Edna and Edward born Feb 15, 1910 in Iliff, Logan County.


Addie Z. Hitt proved up a quarter in 32, 8N 45W in 1907 -Phillips County .  Her husband George M. born Oct 1867 in Iowa, doesn't appear to be a brother of Martha - ...  His father was Thaddeus Hitt, and they're in Henry County Iowa in 1870.  Thadeus is 39, Eliza Jane 12, William 9, and George M. 7.