Amanda Starns, 9 North 49 West


Amanda Miller married Alexander C. Starns in Fountain County, Indiana Sept 21, 1893.
In 1900 Fountain County, they have Oren E. 5.

In 1910 Fountain County, Indiana, Alexander C. Starns is 42, farming, with Amanda 32, Oran 15, Lena M. 6, and Glora M. 2, all born in Indiana. Next household is John Starns 65, with Margaret A. 61 farming.
1917 Indiana


Amanda proved up two quarters in 11, 9N 49W in 1917.


In 1920 Fleming, Amanda is 44, widowed, born in Indiana, with daughter Gloria M. 12, Indiana. She has two boarders.
Ralph McDaniel 23 and Lena M. 16 are farming near Fleming in 1920.
Amanda Starns married Jesse E. Funk January 27, 1922, recorded in Pueblo, Colorado.
Jessie's wife Hattie had died in 1920, and is buried in Otero County. Jesse 1867-1956 is also buried there, # 80567174.

In 1930 Otero County, Colorado, Jesse E. Funk is 62, a common laborer, with Amanda 54.
Jesse - a seed salesman- and Amanda - proprietor of a stitch shop - are still in Otero County in 1940.
Amanda 1875-1961 died in Butte County, California, and is buried in Fountain County, # 35531136.
Gloria Marie Starns married Abb Orval Gray in October 3, 1922, recorded in Otero County, Colorado.
In 1930 Otero County, A.O. Gray is 34, Indiana, Gloria M. 22, with Carol J. 3 and Lois L. 3.
Orval A. Gray 1895-1984 is buried in Mesa County, # 39964131.Gloria Gray married Lee Wethererell November 23, 1935, recorded in Mesa County.
Gloria M. Starnes, age 45, married Lee E. Wetherell in Monterey County, California July 20, 1952.
But Lee F. Wetherell 40 and Gloria 32 were in Fresno in 1940 - in Grand Junction in 1935. They have Jean 13, Lois 10, and Betty JU. 7.
Gloria S. Wetherell married Matthew M. WIstreich in Reno March 6, 1974.

Gloria S. Wistreich, born Jun 1, 1907, died in Alameda County, California April 11, 1993.
Carole J. Douglas, born July 6, 1926 in Illinois, died July 4, 1966 in COntra Costa County, mother Starnes.
Lois L. Harvard of California, married Conrad Ryen of California in Reno April 5, 1980.

Lena M. Starns married Ralph Leroy McDaniel, and they had Ralph Jr. Jully 3, 1923 at Fleming. Ralph Jr. died 1985.
In 1930 Garfield County, Colorado, Ralph is farming, 33, Leana M. 29, both born in Indiana. Ethel A. 10, Doris M. 8, Ralph P. 6, Robert P. 5, and Rodney D. 3 were all born in Colorado.
In 1940 Garfield County, Ralph and Lena have Ralph, Robert , Rodney, Floyd 9, Donald 8, and Vernon 7.
Ralph 1896-1975 is buried in Rifle, Colorado, with Lena 1903-1982 # 144016604.


Ethel is married to Mason Stout in 1940 Garfield County, and they have Leon 1.
"Doris Vondette passed on to her heavenly home on July 26, 2010.
She was born August 17, 1921 in Rocky Ford, to Ralph and Lena McDaniel. Doris was the second of eight children, growing to adulthood in the Rulison community.
On October 26, 1937 she married Fred Vondette. A few early years were spent in Uravan, Colorado, with the majority of years in Rifle, moving to Grand Junction in 1978. The couple had four children.
Family was important to Doris and she loved and enjoyed all. After moving to Grand Junction, Doris and her husband were members of Good Sam's and went on numerous trips with the group. They were also involved in the Tuesday group that met for lunch at the Clifton Hall. She was a member of Pear Park Baptist Church.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Ralph; an infant daughter; a son, Melvin; two grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. "
Doris is buried in Rifle, Colorado # 57639660.
Robert L. McDaniel 1925-1987 is buried in Fort Logan # 36080924.

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