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Nicholas  N. Walrod,  North of Yuma

Nicholas did a cash claim of a quarter in 35, 3N 48W in 1891

   The Clinton Herald Tuesday June 8, 1897 p. 7 N.N. Walrod, a former well-known citizen of Welton township, died at his home in Yuma, Colorado on Saturday morning, aged nearly 77 years. He was born in Onondaga county, N.Y., and came to this county in 1843, and was one of the early territorial pioneers. He removed to Colorado about ten years ago. He leaves three daughters and one son in this state and adjoining States, besides his wife, to mourn his loss.

NICHOLAS N. WALROD, farmer, Sec. 15; P.O. Welton; he belongs to a numerous family of early settlers of Clinton Co; he was born in Chautauqua Co., N. Y., in 1820; his parents removed to Onondaga Co. the same year; to Michigan about 1825, but returned to New York, where his mother died in 1842; his father, Abram Walrod, came to Clinton Co. in the fall of 1842; he settled in Welton Township on the farm now owned by his son, John R. Walrod; he died in August, 1863. Mr. Nicholas N. Walrod came to Clinton Co. from Onondaga Co., N. Y., in the fall of 1843; in 1847, he entered forty acres of the farm of 160 acres which he now owns. He married, in July, 1848, Miss Polly R. Tyler, daughter of Mr. C. Tyler, a pioneer of Clinton Co.; have had five children, four living-Mrs. Lucretia Huebner, Mrs. Ellen E. Mudge, Horace H., married daughter of Capt. Joseph McConnell, and Mrs. Viola Dobler. Mr. Walrod was Justice of the Peace from 1863 to 1869; was also County Supervisor for one term.

Nicholas and Polly are buried in Denver Fairmount Cemetery 13471706

In 1900 Telluride a Horace H. Walrod October 1854 Iowa, a grocer,  is married to Amelia March 1858 Iowa, with son Herbert O. Sanford June 1878 Missouri and wife Lila M. Sanford Dec 1878 Iowa.

Hermon H. Walrod  1854-1929 and Amelia J. March 24, 1858 -Aug 14, 1911 are also buried in Fairmount.

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