David Templeton , 9 North 48 West

In 1850 Monroe County, Iowa, David is 4, born in Iowa with Adolphus D. Templeton 30, Ohio, and Mary 20, Missouri.
In 1860 Monroe County, "Allphens" is 48, May 40, David 14, Jackson 9, Mary P. 7, Sarah M. 5, and Samantha 2.
Albertine Richardson is in Monroe County in 1860, 11, with parents John M. 40 and Nancy A. 42, Frances 18, Dallas 15, William 13, Florence 9, Arsenith 6, and George 2.
In 1870 Mahaska County, Iowa, D. Templeton is 24, R. 19, and J. Duncan 17.
In 1880 Mahaska County, David is farming, with Alvertine 27 and Adolphus 7.
In 1900 Mahaska County, David is farming born June 1846 in Iowa, married 33 years to Albertine Nov 1850 Iowa, with Mary, his mother, born April 1820 in Missouri, widowed.
"Dolph" is farming in Mahaska County in 1900, born Sept 1872 in Iowa, married three years to Della M. April 1876 Iowa.
Dolph and Della are still farming there in 1910, with a Jennie Richison 20 as a servant.
Adolphus Templeton cash-claimed a quarter in 9N 47W in 1906 - PSedgwick County, although it is really Phillips County.
Adolphus Templeton registered for WWI with a Haxtun address, born September 28, 1872, farming.
Dolph is a livestock dealer in 1920 Logan County, with Della living in township 9N 48W.
On the same farm is Albert F. Richardson, 31, Iowa, with Valla I. 22 Iowa and their three kids.
Albert was the son of George Richardson and Mary Sullivan, and married Valla I. Daughman in Albia,, Iowa July 1, 1913.
In 1930 Albert and Valla were in Phillips County, Colorado, farming.
Francis, 1888-1934 is buried in Haxtun, block 5, lot 31, plot 1.
Valla died in 1987, and is buried in Caldwell, Idaho # 82283126 "Mrs. Phillips was born May 7, 1897, at Attica, Iowa. She was reared and educated in Iowa and Colorado. She married Francis Albert Richardson in 1912 in Iowa. Mr. Richardson died in 1934.
Francis Albert Richardson is buried in Haxtun, # 155161202.

She married John "Jack" A. Phillips in 1937 in Colorado. They moved to the Homedale area in 1945. Mr. Phillips died in February of 1974. She moved to Fort Collins in 1982.
She is survived by a daughter, Crystal Grady of San Diego, Calif: 16 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. "

David proved up a quarter in 12, 9N 48W in 1907.



Dave Templeton had written them encouraging the Monteiths, his friends, to come to Colorado, and they arrived in May 1903 - John T. and son John A. and their families.
In 1915, David 68 is a retired farmer, Albertine , 64, are living in Eddyville, Wapello County, ,
June 29, 1922 "Dolf Templeton is having a garage erected on his property in southwest Haxtun. Frank Reynolds is doing the carpenter work."
"George L. Coleman was born at Sisley Grove, (now Cedar Rapids), Iowa, June 10, 1860, and died of aortic stenosis at the home of Dolph Templeton in Haxtun, Colorado at 3:25 p.m. April 19, 1922."


1923 Pumpkin Vine news "Mr. and Mrs. V.S. Bellamy, A.J. Osburn, Uncle Davy Templeton, W.A. and H.T. Groves were Crook callers Thursday."
In 1932, when Aseneth (Richardson) Grant died in Kansas " In addition she leaves one sister, Mrs. David Templeton of Haxton, Colo., and one brother, Dan Richardson, of Eddyville, Ia."
David Templeton 1846-1936 and Albertine (Richardson) Templeton 1849-1934 are buried in Haxtun, # 58775901.
March 1, 1940 "Land and town property were sold at auction to settle the estate of David Templeton. The 160 acre farm sold for $5,600, and residence with 11 acres was sold to Grace Crist for $1,600."


Son Adolphus Templeton 1872-1922 is buried in Haxtun "Husband of Della Hays Templeton."
Hays Templeton, infant, is buried in Haxtun, in the same lot as hAdolph, Albertine, and David.

Dolph Templeton, one of Phillips County’s oldest ranchmen and most highly respected citizens, passed away at his home in southwest Haxtun Monday morning at 11:45, following a stroke of paralysis which occurred Sunday night. Ever an active figure in the progress of the Haxtun country his sudden death cast a pall of gloom over the entire community.
The funeral occurred Wednesday afternoon at the home, the funeral service being in charge of Rev. T.B. Tyre of Holyoke and Rev. A.P. Gaines of Haxtun and the last rites were performed in the presence of hundreds of friends and admirers, many of whom had traveled long distances to pay their last respects to the deceased and offer condolences to the bereaved family.
Practically every business house in Haxtun was closed from 2:30 to 3:30 - the hour of the funeral - as a final tribute to a man who had done so much toward the up-building of a great community.
The deceased was 50 years of age and had engaged in active ranching until a few years ago when ill health compelled his retirement. He is survived by a wife and his father and mother, the only immediate relatives, all of whom reside in Haxtun.
Colver Brothers of Holyoke had charge of the body and the funeral arrangements were in charge of Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Radford.


"When David Templeton died, in order to settle his estate the attorneys had to look up his and Albertine's heirs. This document (carbon copy that was mailed to my grandfather) is a basis for tracking ancestors. Of the $21,000 going to her sisters and brother, $14,000 was spent in finding heirs!" (Cheryl Monaghan, 2004)

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