Andrew Thompson and Tolina Aminta (Schannep) Estes, 9 North 48 West




Constantine Estes (deceased), an old settler of Morgan County, Mo., was born September 15, 1816, in Tennessee, and was the son of John and Susie (Kelly) Estes, also natives of Tennessee. The family moved to Missouri in 1819, settling in Cooper County when Constantine was but three years of age, and there the father took a claim and improved a farm. He died in Moreau Township, Morgan County, Mo. Constantine lived with his parents until twenty-three years of age, when he married Miss Malinda Sims, a native of Cooper County. After marriage they moved to a farm in Moreau Township, two and a half miles north of Versailles, and there made their home for a short time, then moving to another farm north of Versailles, where he owned 140 acres. He lived there until 1876, when he moved to a place near Versailles, and there remained until his death, which occurred January 7, 1881, at the age of sixty-six years. Mr. Estes was twice married, his first wife being the mother of three children: James K., Mary G., wife of J. N. Martin, of Moreau Township, and William, who died at the age of eighteen years. The mother of these children died January 23, 1845, at the age of twenty-five years. Mr. Estes was again married in 1847 to Mrs. Elizabeth Allison, nee Ford, who bore him seven children: George W., now of Holden, Mo.; John B., now in the State of California; Matilda M., wife of Jasper Estes, of Morgan County; Andrew T., now in Colorado; Alfred M., of Glensted, Mo.; Minerva, wife of Isaac Gahart, of Clinton, Mo., and Fannie, wife of Eugene Gahart, of Morgan County. The mother of these children is still living. Constantine Estes was a member of the Baptist Church, and was a man who took an active interest in all church work.

Andrew is in 1860 Morgan County, Missouri, with Constantine 43, Elizabeth 38, James 19, Mary 17, George 13, John B. 11, Matilda A. 8, ANDREW 6, Alfred M. 4, Minerva J. 1, and John Ford 74.
1870 Morgan County, Missouri, 15, with Constantine 54, Elizabeth 47, John 21, Matilda 18, Alford 13, Minerva 11, and Francis 9.
In 1885 Hamilton County, Nebraska, Andrew, 21 or 31 - is boarding with a family.
Constantine Estes 1816-1881, # 44788563, is buried in Morgan County - first marriage Malinda Sims, second Elizabeth J. Ford.
Elizabeth is living with daughter Fannie L. Gerhart in 1900 Morgan County,
Andrew's brother John B. Estes is in Hamilton County in 1880, 31, married to Calista 28, with Anna 5.
Tolena Shennep married Andrew Estes in Morgan County February 13, 1888.

Andrew cash-claimed a quarter in 35, 9N 48W in 1892.


In 1900 Denver, Andrew is a motorman for a steam railway, born Oct 1857 in Missouri, married twelve years to Tolena A. Dec 1862 Nebraska.
They're still alone in 1910 Denver.
In 1916, Tolena Estes of Englewood, Colorado, paid $25 per acre, total $2000 for 80 acres of school land in section 16, 8N 47W.

In 1920 Englewood, Colorado, Andrew is a motorman for an electric railroad, and sister-in-law Jemima E. Felton 57, Indiana - Tolena's sister, is with them. So
Andrew T. Estes 1854-1922 # 35342732 and Tolena A. 1860-1932 are buried in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Fred J. Estes, who married Anna Marks, claimed land in 1911 in 9N 53W.

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