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Eldon C. and Medora (Galbreath) Norris , 1 South 42 West

In 1860 Warren County, Illinois, John M. Norris is 32, Mary L. 29, Solomon F. 7, Luella 6, Eldon 2, and Eleanor 1. Elizabeth 45 and John H. 18 are with them.
In 1860 Union County, Iowa, "Sanl" Galbreth is 52, Phebe 47, Mary 16, Nancy C. 13, Andrew B. 10, Angeline 7, and "Madalissa" 4 Iowa.

In 1870 Union County, Iowa, Sam'l Galbreath is 62, Kentucky, Phebe 58, West Virginia, with Andrew 20 Indiana and Medora 14 Iowa.
E.C. Norris married Medora S. Galbreath in Union County Iowa, August 3, 1879.
Samuel Galbreath 1808-1888 and Phoebe 1812-1894 are buried in Cedar Grove, Union County,

In 1880 Union County, Iowa, Eldon 23 farming, and Medoris 24, have a nephew Walter Roberts, 3, living with them.

Eldon cash-claimed 160 acres in sections 20 and 21, 1S 42W in 1893.

In 1900 Weld County, Colorado, Elden C. Norris, born Feb 1857 in Illinois, farming, married twenty years to Medora Dec 1855 Iowa, have Laura Aug 1880 Iowa, Lewella Apr 1883 Iowa, and Lee Dec 1885 Illinois.
That's incorrect for Lee, because Clarke County, Iowa birth records have a male born Dec 10, 1855 there to E.C. Norris and Dora Galbreath.

In 1910 Weld County, Eldon C. 53 Illinois, and Medora 54, Iowa, have Lee G. 24 Iowa.
Lee G. Norris married Ethel B. Farmer November 27, 1912, recorded in Weld County.

In 1920 Evans Colorado, Eldon and Medora are living alone.
When "Green" Galbreath died in Wray, his sister Dora Norris of Greeley attended the services.
In 1930 Weld County, Eldon is widowed.
Eldon 1858-1932 is buried in Greeley # 65230795, with Dora 1856-1926 # 65230794.

Fort Lupton Colorado 1936 "Laura Norris will teach a class in short-hand and a class in advanced typing"

Luella "Morris" married W.F. Widmaier April 26, 1908, recorded in Weld County.
In 1910 Weld County, William F. Widmaier is 34, (second marriage) of one year to Luella N. 27, Iowa. He's had Ernest W. 6, and Marvin C. 4, both born in Colorado. Nephew Charles Widmaier, 18 Michigan is living with them.

Luella (Norris) Widmaier 1883-1914 is buried in Eaton, Colorado # 64787418. So is Wiliam F. WIdmaier 1876-1964 # 64793724, and Mollie Catharine (King) Widmaier 1875-1906.

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