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Guy Alley

In 1916 Guy Alley received $7.50 for serving on the election board, between Chas Brower and Gery Brower - they lived a few miles west of Guy's claim.
In 1918 the Yuma County commissioners voted to spend $26.20 for coal for Mrs. Pearl Long and Mrs. Alley.

"Heirs of Guy Alley" proved up on two quarters in 10, 11 and 14, 4N 45W in 1920. The 1922 atlas has the land owned by "heirs of Guy Alley."

In 1920 Wray there's a Rhoda I Alley, 36, born in Kansas, married but no spouse, doing washing for others. Cammeron is 15, Kansas, Pearl 14, Kansas, Wilber 13 Missouri, Lige 9, Kansas, Dora 5 Colorado, and Edward 4 Colorado.
This Rhoda was in Lawrence Kansas in 1910, married to A.B. 37, born in Kansas, a laborer in a flour mill. They had Cameron, Pearl, Wilbur, and Annie. In 1920 Topeka, Kansas, Albert Alley is 47, widowed, born in Kansas, doing odd jobs. Cammeron Alley 1904-1965 is buried in Goodland, Kansas # 85319282.
In 1928 Denver, Rhoda Alley (Wid Benjamin L) lives at 51 W. Dakota.
Rhoda "Ally" is living alone in 1930 Denver, divorced, 47, a dishwasher.
In 1933 and 1934 Denver, Mrs. Rhoda F. Alley is a cook for Lily Cathers, at 1453 Galapago.

"Lige" married Hazel B. Roberts in 1935 at Vernon, Colorado, and died in 1982 in Denver.
Dorothy Dora Lamme - born Sept 14, 1914 in Colorado, died Nov 1, 1986 in San Bernardino County, father Alley, mother Larson.
In 1930 Denver Edward "Ally" is listed as a son to James Retelli, 24, a restaurant cook.
Edward -1915-1964 served in WWII artillery, and is buried in Fort Logan # 3334133, with spouse Jewell A. Alley 1919-1976.
"Aug. 5, 1976 GREELEY(Colo.) TRIBUNE
Denver woman fatally shoots son, herself
DENVER (AP) - Concerned that she and her sick, blind son were a burden to their family, a 58-year-old woman shot her son Wednesday, then turned the gun on herself, police said. A few days earlier, Jewell A. Alley had confided in her daughter-in-law, in whose home she lived, that she was despondent because of the trouble that she and her 30-year-old son were causing the family. In addition to his blindness, her son Lyle B. Gill suffered from a kidney disease. He was attached to a working dialysis machine when his body was found in his bed, still in pajamas. Mrs. Alley also had been seriously ill with a heart disorder and diabetes She had been living with Gill's family. Detective William Martinez of the Denver Police Department said the shootings were reported ... wakened by the gunshots. Both bodies were in a bedroom of Gill's home. A .25-caliber automatic pistol was found beside Mrs. Alley, who also wore nightclothes. Gill, a Cub Stout leader, who became blind in 1972, had been on dialysis since sometime in 1975."
Lyle B. Gill 1940-1976 is buried in Broomfield # 81397587.

In 1930 Otoe County, Nebraska, Wilbur Alley is 23, born in Missouri, a farm laborer for Orin and Laura Lanning.
Pearl Alley, 17, married Erich Ebert, 28, in Wray March 16, 1922.

Dora Alley, 22, married Kenneth Koppel, 26, in Fort Morgan June 27, 1936.
In 1940 Wray, Cameron Alley is 36, Mary 26, with Viola 9 and Isabell 4. They're living with Mae Hazlettt, 42.
1962 Greeley "Mrs. Karen Alley, through her !allcr, James Nelson of Johnstown, filed a complaint for an annulment or divorce against Cammeron P. Alley. They were married June 9 at Johnstown."

"CARMEN M. ALLEY, 59, of Tucson, formerly of Thornton and Holyoke, died April 17, 1996. Services were April 22, with burial at Holyoke Memorial Park. Mrs. Alley was born in Arnold, Neb., on March 20, 1937. She married Herbert Fisbeck, 1954. They divorced and she married Cammeron Alley, 1985. She worked for the Sentinel Newspapers in Thornton, managed Action Business Systems in Oregon and owned, with her husband Cammeron, Toledo Remodel Inc. Survivors include her husband; son Damon of Arizona; daughters Brooks Cirbo of Westminster, Ediesue McCormick of Salt Lake City; brother Blaine Scott of Holyoke; sisters Carol Brockish of Boulder, Sharron Lett of Holyoke; eight grandchildren. "
"The News Times, Newport, OR 97365 Apr 11th, 2013

Cammeron Alley, 76, of Toledo, Ore., died April 9, 2013 in Eddyville, Ore.
He was born March 10, 1937 to Cammeron and Mary Alley. Services are pending and will be announced at a later date."

Per one tree, Lewis Benjamin Alley was Jefferson County Kansas in 1880, and had a brother born in 1879, John Franklin Alley, who was in prison at the time of WWI registration.

Louis S. Alley married Lulu Cosgrove January 21, 1935 in Yuma, ceremony performed by minister H.C. Alley.
January 24, 1935
May 7, 1942

July 27, 1917 "The threshing of Yuma County's big wheat crop has commenced. The first thresher started in yesterday morning on the grain of Moyer & Cosgrove on the outskirts of town.
May 8, 1919 "Mrs. J.M. Moyer, her daughter, Mrs. R.E. Cosgrove, and the latter's children left for Haelock, Nebraska last Friday for a few weeks visit with relatives and friends."

May 22, 1919 "J.M. Moyer and daughter, Mrs. R.E. Cosgrove went up to Denver Tuesday in order that the latter might have medical attention."
June 23, 1938

W. ? Cosgrove of Payson, Illinois is spending a few days here visiting at the home of his brother, R.E. Cosgrove. July 7, 1938.
April 11, 1940
June 7, 1956 "Robert Cosgrove returned this week from Igloo, South Dakota where he had spent a month visiting his son-in-law and daughter, Mr.a nd MRs. Wm. Ruby."

December 12, 1974.

July 14, 1983

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