Logan County Colorado Pioneers

Lars and Johanna (Pedersen) Molde, 9 North 49 West

February 1890 "Married - By Rev P.L. Stanton, Mr. Lars Holde to Miss Johanna Peterson, both of Fleming, Logan, Co."

Lars had claimed land in 11N 47W - Sedgwick County.
He also proved up a quarter in 25, 9N 49W, two miles from Johanna, in 1895.


Johanna cash-claimed a quarter in 27, 9N 49W in 1891.


In 1900 Sedgwick County, Lars Moldo born Dec 1855 in Norway, married eleven years to Johannah Dec 1853 Norway, have Eugene Oct 1891, Mary July 1893, and Olly July 1893, all kids born in COlorado.
1900 "Wm. Mahler and L. Molde, two prominent citizens of the west part of the county (Sedgwick) have our thanks for money paid on subscription Tuesday."
In 1910 they have only Ingval M. 19 and Marie E. 16. Lars had immigrated in 1881.
Marie Enger Molde married Fred C. Meineke March 21, 1918, recorded in Sedgwick County.

In 1920 Sedgwick, Johanna Molde, 66, widowed, is with daughter Marie Meineke and Fred, with son Leo F. Meineke 1.

In 1930 Sedgwick, Johanna is 76, widowed, living with daughter Marie Meineke 36, and her husband Fred 45. The Meinke's have Leo 11 and Carl 5.
Lars D. Molde 1857-1917 is buried in Sedgwick, # 47347732, with Johanna 1853-1934.

Ingval 1891-1919 is buried in Sedgwick # 47322522.

Johanna (wid Lars) is in Denver in 1933, living at 2335 Hooker.
In 1940 Denver Fred, 56, Marie 46 have Leo 21 and Carl 15.
Fred, per SSDI, was born Feb 21, 1884, and died February 1968.
In 1900 "Fred Meineke from Flat Creek entered the Sedgwick school Monday, makeing a total of fourteen boys and two girls. Girls are a scarce article in Sedgwick."

Leo F. Meineke 1918-2002 is buried in Arlington National # 49259016 - Lt Col USAF.
"Meineke, Leo F., age 83 yrs., Omaha, NE. Survived by wife, Lynn; son, Michael Scott, Omaha; daughter, Sandra Lee Koenig, Waterloo, IA; grandsons, Christopher and Scott Koenig; brother and sister-in-law, Carl W. and Lillian Meineke, Denver, CO"

Carl W. Meineke 1925-2010 is buried in Crown Hill, Jefferson County, Colorado # 60193932, with Lillian B. 1928-2012.
They were married September 25, 1948.
Lillian died in 2012 "Survived by children Debbie (Tom) Carter and Don (Felicia) 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Lillian's husband, Carl, as well as her son Gary preceded her in death. Visitation on Thursday with services on Friday, both at Crown Hill Mortuary. Entombment to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery."
"Gary W. Meineke, 62, of Parker, CO, passed away on Jan. 10, 2012. He was born on Dec. 31, 1949 in Denver, CO.
Gary was a licensed electrician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electricial Workers Local Union 68 for 40 years. A memorial service will be held on Sat., Jan. 14, 2012 at Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 10325 Parkglenn Way, Parker, CO 80138 at 2:00 p.m.
He is survived by his wife Cyndie F. Pierce, of Parker, CO; son, Justin (Meredith) of Erie, CO , daughters, Michelle (Tyde) Stohler of Erie, CO and Kimberly Meineke, of Los Angeles, CA; mother, Lillian Meineke, of Denver, CO; granddaughters, Payton Meineke and Sydney Stohler, both of Erie, CO; sister, Debbie (Tom) Carter, of Denver, CO; brother, Donald (Felicia) Meineke, of Denver, CO; nieces, Kelli Holzwarth of Dallas, TX and Nicki (Doug) Salemi, of Thornton, CO; nephews, Alex Holzwarth and Michael (Alison) Krankota both of Dallas, TX.; and his two beloved pets, Jake and Twinkle Star

Fred was in Denver in January 1965 "Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine M. Trego, 78, longtime resident of Colorado, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Olinger Mortuary, Boulder St., Denver. Burial will be in Crown Hill. Mrs. Trego, who lived at 2243 Julian St., died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital after a long, illness. She was a sister of Mrs. Emma Martin of Greeley. ..Born March 4, 1886, in York, Neb., Mrs. Trego came to Sedgwick County at the age of two. She later attended Colorado State College and Adams State College, and taught school in Sedgwick and Phillips counties for 10 years.. She was married in 1910 at Sedgwick to George E. Trego who survives. They moved to ...Surviving, in addition to her husband, and Mrs. Martin, are a brother Fred C. Meineke, Denver; and three : sisters, Mrs. Anna M. Kiner, Denver; Mrs. Dorothy Kritner, Lodgepole, Neb., and Mrs. Nellie Swingle, Vista, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Florence Kepler, Holyoke, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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