|In 1880 Butler County Nebraska, Delbert is 11, with parents
George and Emeline, siblings Samuel E. Ruben B. , Alice A.,
Lillie, and Rose.
In 1880 Dickinson County Kansas, James M.
Simpson 30, a laborer, and Florey 29 have Elizabeth J. 5,
born in Texas, Mary B. 3 Texas, and a newborn son.
Delbert and Lizzie J. are in Breckenridge,
Colorado in 1900, mining, with Clarence G. born July 1898.
Mary B. born Feb 1877 in Texas, is also in Breckenridge,
married to Gus Hallen born Jan 1868 in Sweden, with a newborn
daughter. Flavia Simpson born March 1850 in Illinois is
living with them.
April 1902 Breckenridge "Mrs. James Simpson arrived from
Kansas on Monday on a visit to her daughter Mrs. Gus. Hallen."
Mary was the Summit County superintendent of schools in 1932.
Gus 1868-1923 Hallen is buried in Breckenridge.# 58508395 -
and so is Mary 1877-1965 # 58508407 -
Daughter Irene Hallen Wurst 1909 -1995 is also buried
James M. Simpson 1849-1899 is buried in Breckenridge.#
39981397 - so is Flavia R. 1850-1932 # 39981396
D.E. and Lizzie are in Ottawa County Kansas in 1905, with
Tracy 6, Hazel 4, and Hellen 2. On the same page is Flavia
Simpson, 54, in the Henry and Mary Burns family.
In 1910, still farming in Ottawa County, they have
Clarence T. 11, Hazel D. 9 - both born in Colorado, Helen
B. 7 Nebraska, Pearl I 5 and Grace E. Kansas.
1911 Yuma Pioneer - Ford section "Mr. E.S. Hardy, of McCook,
Nebr., has purchased the Tackett place and will move on it in
the near future."
In 1913 E.S. Hardy was delinquent on taxes in the northeast
quarter of 17, 5N 46W. That's probably Edwin Samuel
1914 "Mrs. Gus Hallam, (probably Hellen), who had been
visiting with her sister, Mrs. D.E. Hardy near Ford, departed
Tuesday for her home at Breckenridge, in Summit county, of this
state. Mrs. Hallam was accompanied by her mother, Mrs.
Flavia Simpson, who had also been visiting with Mrs. Hardy."
Delbert proved up a quarter in section 11, 5N 47W - in Yuma
County, but closer to Haxtun than to Yuma - in 1918.
Delbert E. Hardy is in Magee precinct, 5N 47W, Yuma County in
1920, 51, born in Wisconsin. Elizabeth J. is 45, born in
Texas (ONE TREE SAID SHE WAS BORN IN PLANO, COLLIN COUNTY) , with Clarence 21, Colorado, Helen B. 17 Nebraska, Pearl
I. 15 Kansas, and Grace E. 10 Kansas.
Clarence T. Hardy married Florence E. Hunt May 18, 1922,
recorded in Logan County.
Helen Belle Hardy married "W.F." Pope February 27, 1924,
recorded in Phillips County.
In 1930 Magee precinct, D.E. is widowed, 61, and the next
household is Tracy 31, married to Florence 25, with Theora 3.
From the neighbors, they're probably still in township 5N 47W.
Delbert E. 1869-1933 and Elizabeth J. 1875-1926 are buried in
|Services for Clarence Tracy Hardy, 90 of Wamego,
Kansas, were at 2 p.m. Friday, June 9, 1989 at the
Stewart Funeral Home in Wamego. Burial followed in
Wamego City Cemetery. Mr. Hardy died May 30, 1989 at the
Wamego City Hospital.
Mr. Hardy was an ordained minister for the Church of the
Brethren, a retired farmer and a stockman. He had farmed
and ranched in Shawnee and Pottawatomie counties until
last summer, when he moved from his rural Paxico home to
He was the first recipient of the Shawnee County Soil
Conservation Service Bankers Award in 1958, from
Merchants National Bank in Topeka, and was ordained in
the Haxtun Church of the Brethren, Haxtun.
Tracy was born July 2, 1898, at Breckenridge, Colorado.
He was a member of the Rochester Church of the Brethren
north of Topeka, Kansas.
On May 18, 1922, Mr. Hardy married Florence Ethel Hunt
From the history of the Pleasant Valley
Church, Yuma County: In a letter dated July 29,
1985 Tracy Hardy reflected on those times: "I and my
wife Florence were with you for a short time during the
bad years of the dusty 30’s when our treasurer carried
the church’s nickels and dimes in a small tin can."
Survivors include: his wife Florence; two daughters,
Theora Belle Fike, West Monroe, Louisiana, and Linda Joy
Adams, New Jersey City; two sisters, Hazel D. Lewman,
Denver, and Pearl I. Vallier, Council Bluffs, Iowa; 12
grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Carol Dell
Hinshaw in 1971, and two sisters and one grandson.
Hazel D. - per one tree- married Ellis R. Lewman, and they're
in Phillips County in 1920
The tree said Helen Belle Hardy married Millard Pope in 1924.
Millard Fillmore Pope 1903-1970 and Helen B. 1902-1985 are
buried in Haxtun.
|Betty Jane (Pope) Austin was born July 13, 1925 to
Millard F. and Helen (Hardy) Pope in Haxtun. She died
Aug. 6, 2012 at the VA Eastern Hospital in Denver. She
was 87 years old.
Betty married James A. Austin, a Korean War veteran, on
Nov. 22, 1951, which was Thanksgiving Eve, in Barre, Vt.
James died June 30, 1989.
Mrs. Austin taught elementary school south of Paoli,
south of Haxtun and in the Westminster District in
She joined the Army on Nov. 6, 1948 and served until
Nov. 6, 1951. In the service, she taught Adult Basic
Education, Public Information, and Plans and Training.
While residing in Barre, Vt., Betty worked on community
projects and served on the Citizen Committee. She was
very involved in her church and worked for a private
business for 17½ years.
While residing in Auburn, N.Y., Betty helped run a
business for 10 years with a partner, until her health
broke. She was very involved with her church, teaching
Sunday School to unwanted children ranging from 12 to 16
years old. One of her passions was working with the
veterans which she served and supported in Cayuga
County. Following retirement, she embarked on her
hobbies, art and crafts.
Betty was a member of the Holyoke American Legion.
Betty graduated from Haxtun High School in 1943. She
attended Denver University from 1943-1944. Every summer
for three years she went back to summer school at Denver
University to renew her teaching certificate.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Dora W. Kurtzer;
brother, Kenneth H. Pope; sister, Lois W. Wisdom; and
infant sister, Juanita June Pope.
Betty is survived by her children, James A. Austin Jr.
and wife Beckie of Loves Park, Ill. and Dixie French
Greenley and husband Eric of Pensacola, Fla.;
grandchildren, Cyril W. French II and Julie Siegler of
Denver, Michael J. Austin and Jennifer of Fort Leonard
Wood, Mo. and Adam J. Greenley and Michelle and Hunter
Soule of Longmont; brothers, Dan W. Pope Sr. of Modesto,
Calif. and family and Millard D. Pope of Holyoke and
family; friends, the Galloway family of Auburn, N.Y.,
Janine MacLaughlin of Auburn, N.Y., Dianne Bockes of
Auburn, N.Y., Jeanette and Mike Bronson of Orlean, N.Y.,
Patricia Austin of Pleasantville, Pa. and Wilber C.
French of Mooresville, N.C.; along with many other
relatives and friends.
There will be a graveside service at the Haxtun Cemetery
on her parents' family plot at a later date; times will
Pearl I. married Thomas A. Vallier, and they're in
Pottawattamie County, Iowa in 1930, with three kids.
Pearl Ione (Hardy) Vallier died August 2006 at age 101.
Pearl and Tom - Kent is the youngest THANK YOU VALLIER
Grace married William J. Hackett October 26, 1927,
recorded in Logan County - in
1930 Bill is 24, Grace E. 20, and they have Clifford eleven
months - by the neighbors they're in the 5N 47W area.
About 1960 "Bill" bought the George and Wilma Barker farm
near the Pleasant Valley Church, Yuma County, and sold it about
William J. 1905-1977 and Grace E. 1909-1985 Hackett are
buried in Haxtun.
Leland W. Hackett 1938-1994 and Lyla M. (Adamson) Hackett
1941-2010 are buried in Haxtun.
Clifford Hackett, 76, of Keenesburg, died May
29, 2005 at Platte Valley Medical Center. He was born to William
J. & Grace E. (Hardy) Hackett, May 8, 1929, grew up on a farm
outside of Haxtun, where he graduated from high school. He came
to Denver in 1955 and married Barbara P. Daniels November 25,
1961 in Denver. They moved to Keenesburg in 1969 and resided
there since. He worked as a machinist at Gardner-Denver,
Morse-Chain and Montfort in Greeley. He loved to fish and help
others and enjoyed woodwork and sightseeing. He was a member of
Community Baptist Church in Brighton. Surviving beside his wife
were: children Robert Hackett, Wichita, KS, Patricia Hackett,
Wichita, KS and William Hackett, Lochbuie; sisters Lila Barton,
Brighton, Betty Ann Perry, Ft. Collins and Mary Lou Upton,
Brighton; and grandson William C. Hackett, Lochbuie. Preceded
were his parents and siblings Wilma Hackett, Roland Hackett and
Leland Hackett. Memorial services held at Community Baptist
Church, 15559 WCR 2.
Darlene Hackett of Corvallis, Oregon died
Saturday March 1, 2003 of complications from a
stroke. She was 72.
She was born July 5, 1930 in Haxtun, Colo., to
Cecil and Lenore Guernsey Salvador.
She graduated from Phillips County
High School in 1948 and married her
grade-school sweetheart, Roland
Hackett, on March 5, 1950. They
farmed in Yuma County, Colo., until
1969, when they moved to Auburn,
In 1971, the Hacketts moved to
Corvallis, where she worked at
Corvallis High School until her
retirement in 1992.
After her retirement, she
traveled extensively in her motor
home. She enjoyed making crafts with
her friends at Thousand Trails in
Pacific City, where she was a
member, and attending water exercise
class at Osborn Aquatic Center. She
liked to camp, fish and spend time
with her granddaughter. She was a
member of the Elks and Eagles
Survivors include her son, Ronald
Hackett of Albany; daughters, Ronda
Bullis and Ranel Hackett, both of
Corvallis; sisters, Eva Merrill of
Sterling, Colo., and Donna Barber of
Bennett, Colo.; granddaughter,
Karlie Bullis of Corvallis; and
several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her
husband in 1990.
A service will begin at 1 p.m.
Friday, March 7, at McHenry Funeral
Home. Internment will follow at Oak
Lawn Memorial Park.
Memorial donations can be made to
Special Olympics, Benton County 4-H
or the American Cancer Society, in
care of McHenry Funeral Home.
FindaGrave 115786528 has
"ROLLAND" M. Hackett - Nov 7, 1930 - Oct 19, 1990 buried in
Leland 1938-1994 and Lyla (Adamson) Hackett 1941-2010 are buried in Haxtun. # 52193288.