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George and Ida (Hunter) Rastle , 8 North 50 West


In 1900 Lewis County, West Virginia, George is 15, with parents Conrad 55 and Mary 49. Amanda is 24, Tracy 22, Sophia 21, Joseph 19, and Nora 10. All were born in West VIrginia. There are tow other Rastle households on the same census page.

George's sister Clara had married Fred Severin in 1899, and moved to Doniphan County, Kansas. The Doniphan County history in 1916 said Fred had "a half interest in 160 acres in Colorado." - so Fred might have financed George's trip ...



In 1910 Logan County, George Rastle is a hired man for Charles C. French, 25, born in West Virginia, single.
Ida is in Jewell County, Kansas in 1900, born January 1890 in Kansas, with Porter T. 46, Almarine 32, Effa B. 16, Talitha A. 14, Walter M. 12, Ida 10, and John R. 8.

Still in Jewell County in 1910, 20, Ida is teaching school. She's with Porter 56 born in Pennsylvania and Almarine 42 born in Indiaana. John R. is 18, Donald C. 8, Amy E. 3, and Willard W. 2.

George claimed a tract in sections 2 and 3, 8N 50W in 1915.

Haswell Colorado, December 1918 "George Rastle of Fleming Colorado, is visiting at the Hunter home."

P.T. Hunter and Almarine Minor were married in 1883 and moved to Wilbur, Nebraska. They had nine children, includein Ida, who was in Byers in 1952 when Almarine Minor died.
Porter T. Hunter 1853-1933 # 79265827 and Almarine 1867-1952, # 79273550 are buried in the Arlington, Colorado cemetery.

George B. Rastle and Ida E. Hunter married in Arlington, Kiowa County, Colorado on April 30, 1919.

In 1920 Logan County, George is 35, Ida 30 born in Kansas, farming.

In 1930 Byers, Colorado, George is farming, with Ida and son George B., 9.

In 1940 George was delinquent on taxes for a quarter in Arapahoe County, Colorado.

They're still farming in 1940 near Byers, with only Bernard, 19.

George registered for WWII in Byers, born October 27, 1884 in Lewis County, West Virginia.
George is buried in Byers, Colorado, 1884-1952, with Ida E. (Hunter) Rastle 1890-1980.

A baby Rastle dying November 15, 1927 is also buried in that cemetery.

In 1961 Denver, Ida E. (Widow of Geo. B.) is a housekeeper for Mrs. Josephine Pfeiffer at 393 S. *vy. George B. Rastl Jr (Norma J.) is a drafstman for Public Service Company, also living there.


September 2008 Denver, Norma Jean Rastle, 77, wife of George. Entombed at Fairmount.

December 2009 Denver, George B. Rastle, 89, preceded in death by his wife Norma Jean, father of Charles (Jane Strohm) Rastle and Elizabeth Niemtschik, entombment Fairmount Cemetery.

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