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George Will Martin Daum, Laird

George was born to Charles Daum and Frances Post Daum Dec 4, 1881 in Wyandot County, Ohio.

In 1885 Adams County Nebraska, Charles 28, Frances 24 have Adolf 6 and George 3.

In 1900 Adams County Nebraska (same locale as the Post family) Charles April 1855 in Ohio, has been married 22 years to Frances Dec 1856 Ohio. They have George W. Dec 1881 Ohio, Philip Feb 1890, Stella E. Feb 1893, John D. May 1897, and Pearl Feb 1899, the last four in Nebraska.

In 1910 Charles and Francis are in Costilla County, Colorado, with Richard 20, Elnora 17, Johnny 12, Pearl 10, and Charlie 7.

In 1920 Charles and Francis are alone in Moffat County, Colorado.  

They're alone in Moffat County in 1930, on the same census page as son John and his wife Edith and their seven kids.  Frances is doing house work for a private party

In 1910 Laird precinct George 27 and Nettie 32 have Nettie's two Edward Hansen 15 and Otilda Hansen 12, both Wisconsin, father Danish.  They also have Franklin 5, Clarence 3, Hearald 2, and daughter HeDen? ten months, all four in Nebraska.  Next three households are POST.


In 1913 the county commissioners allocated funds for coal for Mrs. Daum.

1913 "WANTED WORK in a good place on a farm, by boy past 13.  Good at handling horses.  Inquire of Mrs. Geo. Daum or phone 203."

George proved up two quarters in 22, 3N 43W in 1916

Antonettie O. Hansen married George H. Rankin October 11, 1916.


1917 "Mrs. George Daum and two little children left Tuesday evening for McCook, where she will spend a few days with her daughter, Mrs. George Rankin, and family.  Mrs. Rankin will then accompany her mother to Guide Rock, Nebraska, for a visit with relatives there."

He registered with a Wray address, saying he was born December 6, 1881, and nearest relative was Antoinette Daum.

In 1920 Washington County George and Nettie have Frank G., Clarence H. Harold, Helen, and have added Lawrence 8, Evelyn 5, Alvin 3, Lloyd 1, and Charles Hansen 20.  (in 1900 Winnebago County Illinois James B Hanson 34 and Nettie 23 have Edward J. 5 Antonette M. 2, and eight-month Charles W.)

In 1930 Weld County George is 49, widowed, and he has Frank, Clarence, Lawerence, Evelyn, Alvin, Lloyd, Wayne K. 9. Mable Gillman 22, a cook, and James V. Gillman 2.

George 1881-1960 and Antoniettie 1876-Jun 27, 1928 are buried in Platteville, Weld County. So are sons Frank and Lloyd.

(George's brother Charles William Daum 1856-1939 died in Craig, Colorado per one tree.  Another brother Philip Richard Daum 1890-1979 is buried in Hastings, Nebraska.   Another brother, John born May 17, 1897 in Pauline Nebraska registered in Weld County, with a nearest relative Francis Daum of Lay, Colorado - that's over by Craig.  A sister Stella Elnora married James Ray Herod, and they had at least one child in 1920 in Craig Walter - 1920-2010.  Another brother Adolf Geneve Daum was on the same page as Charles in 1910 Costilla County,  registered in Creede, was farming in Sedgwick County in 1930 and 1940, and is buried in Julesburg, Colorado )

DAUM--In Longmont, Tuesday, Aug 21, 1922, Mrs. Mary Jemima Daum, aged 49 years, 4 months and 2 days.
Mrs. Mary Daum was born in Boone County, Iowa, and came to Longmont several years ago with her husband, F. P. Daum and two sons.
She was a worker in the Baptist church and was loved by everyone with whom she was associated.
She had not been well for some time but her death came as a great shock to the family.
She leaves besides her husband, two sons, Frank and Forest.
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the Shaw mortuary and interment made in Mountain View Cemetery.

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