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Joseph Bassett Greene, Katherine (Kellar)Greene,Vernon

Joseph had cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 2S 44W in 1891, and a Timber claim quarter in 30, 2S 44W in 1902.
Katie Greene, widow of Joseph B. Greene, proved up a quarter in 35, 2S 45W in 1911.
1912 Copper Kettle items "Tom Nevins was listing with a two-row machine for Mrs. Green last week. (Listing is planting with deep furrows, usually corn)
1912 Happyville items "... and Misses Helen Nevin and Anna Lawver... were Vernon callers Thursday."
Thomas Nevin, age 50, married Kate Greene, 42 in Burlington June 29, 1918, performed by minister C.A. Yersin of Burlington.
In 1920 Vernon precinct, Thomas is 51, married to Katie, 44, born in Germany, immigrating in 1882, naturalized in 1884. Kathie's sons John K. Greene 21, George W. 19, and Edward J. 17, and daughter Silver C. 15, and their daughter Josie A. Nevins, 11 were also born in Colorado. were all born in Colorado.
Catherine L. Greene had been widowed in 1910 Vernon precinct, with Hannah 13, John 11, George 9, Edward 7, Silver 5, and Josephine eleven months. In 1900 she had been in Douglas County, Colorado, with Joseph B. Greene born January 1865 in New Jersey, kids Hannah B. and John K.
One tree said Joseph Greene and Kate Kellar married March 1893 in Canon City and moved to Douglas County that year. In 1930 Vernon precinct, Katie Nevin, 53 married but no spouse, is living with son John Green, 20, Jose Nevin ??, also 20, and brother Edwin J. Green, 27. Thomas Park Nevin 1868-1938, # 79958807 is also buried in Glendale.

Silver Green married Davie Anderson April 2, 1921, recorded in Kit Carson County. David James Anderson, Jr. was born April 25, 1895 at Fort Dodge, Iowa, and was farming near Hermes Colorado in 1918, single.

Lost in the Pacific in WWII was Dwayne Anderson, the only child of James D. "Dave" and Silver C. (Greene) Anderson of Greeley. Grandson of Katie (Keller) Greene Nevin of Vernon and nephew of John K. Greene, Edwin J. Greene, George W. Greene and Hannah (Greene) Soper.

August 1955 Greeley "David James Anderson Jr. of 10th Street. Husband of Mrs. Silver C. Anderson. Son of Mrs. Mattie Anderson of Wray, Colo. Brother of Mrs. Mayme Richards of Burlington, Colo., Mrs. Jennie Gerber of Idalia, Colo., Joseph G. Anderson of Denver, and Harold Anderson of Twin Falls, Idaho. Services 2:00 p.m. Wednesday from Macy's Drawing Room. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens"

David James Anderson Jr., 60, of 18 Sixteenth street died Sunday at the Veterans' Administration Hospital, Denver. He had been a patient there at various times since February. Anderson was a mechanic in the Weld county shops. Born April 25, 1895 at Fort Dodge Iowa, he had been a resident of Weld county since 1928. Anderson was a veteran of World War 1. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Silver C. Anderson; his mother, Mrs. Mattie Anderson of Wray ; . two brothers f Joseph G. Anderson of Denver and Harold Anderson of Twin Falls, Idaho; and two sisters, Mrs. Mayme Ann Richards of Burlington and Mrs. Jennie Gerber of Idalia. A son, Marvin Dwayne Anderson, was lost at sea when his ship sank in November 1943. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon from Macy's drawing room, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

July 1956, Greeley Colorado "Silver C. Anderson and Benard G. Swanson were united in marriage Saturday afternoon at 4 o.'clock in the beautiful Memorial chapel of the first Covenant church. The double ring service was performed by the Rev. C. Cecil Oslorberg. Mrs. Don V. Lindstrom, eldest daughter of the groom, was wedding pianist and accompanied her sister, Miss Vivian Swanson. who sang I'll Walk Beside You preceding the ceremony. The traditional wedding marches were used, with soft, sacred music , being played throughout the service. A mixed quartet, composed of Mr. and Mrs. Don W. Lindstrom and Miss Vivian Swanson and her fiance, Herb Becker, sang the prayer hymn, O Perfect Love, at the conclusion of the vows. A beautiful arrangement of pink, white, and crimson gladiolus adorned the table placed in front of the impressive stained glass windows in the Memorial chapel. The bride was smartly attired in a tailored Sacony suit of melon color. She wore a small white lace and blouse and black palent leather accessories. She carried a lovely old-style lace handkerchief, loaned by Mrs. Henry Bunting. longtime friend of the bride. Her wedding corsage was a large white orchid. The bride's only jewelry was a rhinestone necklace and earrings, given her as a gift from the groom. She wore the traditional blue garter. Mrs. Carl W. Lindslrom, friend of the bridal couple for many years, was matron of honor. She wore a beige linen sheath dress with pink accessories. Her corsage was a large crimson glamelia. Reuben Swanson, brother of the groom, served as best man. Only the immediate family and a few close friends attended the service. Besides those who took part in the ceremony, present were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bunting. Mrs. Reuben Swanson, Mrs. C. Cecil Osterberg. Carl Lindstrom and Etdon Lindstrom. The bride and groom are on a wedding trip to Yellowstone National Park and the Black Hills. After two weeks, they will be at home at 1314 Cranford, the home of Mr. Swanson. The bride was born at Vernon and has lived in Greeley since 1928. Her only child, Marvin Dwayne, was lost at sea during World War II . Swanson was reared in the Pleasant Valley dislrict, four miles northeast of Greeley, where he farmed his own place for many years until moving to Greeley in the fall of 1952. Since then he has worked at Noffsinger Manufacturing company and is presently employed at the Weld county courthouse. He has been an active member of the First Covenant church since its beginning. Swanson has two daughters Mrs. Lindstrom, who resides at 1818 Seventh street, and Vivia Swanson, at home. She will be a fall bride. He also has three grand children; Eldon, Cynthia and Cathryn Lindstrom.

July 9, 1976 "SWANSON Bernard G. Swanson, of 510 13th Avenue. Husband of Mrs. Silver Swanson. Father of Mrs. Don W. (Delores) Lindslrom of Greeley and Mrs. Herb (Vivian) Becker of Estes Park. Grandfather of Lt. Eldon Lindstrom of Castle AFB, California, Cynthia, Cathryn, Cheryn Lindstrom all of Greeley and Jay and Jill Becker of Estes Park. Brother of Mrs. Elmer S. (Frieda) Johnson of Pasadena, California and Reuben Swanson of Greeley. Services 2:00 p.m. Monday from the First Covenant Church. Interment Linn Grove Cemetery. If friends wish, memorial gifts may be made to the First Covenant Church.

.....munity for 25 years after his marriage to Edna S. Johnson of Lindsborg, Kan., March 16, 1927. She died in 1952, and an infant daughter, Dorothy Edna, also preceded him in death. After retiring from farming, he moved to Greeley and for several years was an elevator operator at the Weld County Courthouse. On July 28,1956, he married Silver C. Anderson in Greeley Swanson was an active member of the First Covenant Saturday in the chapel of the church from its beginning, and...Lindstrom of Castle AFB, Calif., Cynthia, Cathryn and family in 1910. After her Cheryn Lindstrom, all of....

Chester D Manion married Silver C Swanson on month day 1979, at marriage place, Colorado.

Silver Colorado Manion, 99, of Greeley died Saturday, Sept. 6, 2003 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado inpatient unit where she had been for two weeks. She had been a resident of The Bridge Assisted Living at Life Care Center of Greeley for the last four years.
She was born July 23, 1904, in Vernon to Joseph B. and Katherine (Keller) Greene. She was raised in the Vernon area.
On April 2, 1921, she married Dave Anderson. They had one son, Dwayne. In 1928, the family moved to Greeley where she worked in food services at Allen Cross kitchen on the Colorado State College of Education Campus from 1947-55. Shortly after his Greeley High graduation, her son, Dwayne, was lost at sea abroad the USS Liscome Bay. She then developed lifelong friendships with his Greeley High friends. After her husband died, she married Bernard Swanson on July 28, 1956. He later died, and she married Chet Manion on March 21, 1979. He later died.
Mrs. Manion was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Greeley until its closing. She was active in the choir and with Covenant Women. She also attended the Eaton First Baptist Church. In recent years, she attended the First United Methodist Church where she enjoyed singing with the Singspiration choir and attending the Triad class. In her earlier years she also enjoyed traveling. She blessed family and friends with her beautiful and loving Christian spirit.
Survivors are two stepdaughters, Delores Lindstrom and her husband Don of Greeley, Vivian Becker and her husband Herb of Estes Park; four stepgranddaughters, Cynthia Johnson of Greeley, Cathryn Gentry of Fort Collins, Cheryn Wulf and husband Robert of Pewaukee, Wis., and Jill Belleau and her husband Todd of Brighton; two stepgrandsons, Jay Becker and his wife Debbie of Severance, and Eldon Lindstrom and his wife Alice of Scottsdale, Ariz.; 15 stepgreat-grandchildren and one stepgreat-great-granddaughter. Two sisters, Hannah Soper and Josie McCoy, and three brothers, John, George and Edwin Greene, are deceased.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Allnutt Funeral Service Macy Chapel. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.
Thanks to the Greene famil
Photo taken July 5, 1946. Katie Kellar Greene Nevins and her oldest son John Greene and his wife (center) Doshia (Foltmer).
The sod house was built by Joseph and Katie Greene. All of Katie's children lived in this sod house as children and even some after they were married. The soddie has long disintegrated but the land is still owned by one of Katie's grandsons."
George W. Greene 1901-1996 married Margaret Avie Eastin January 12, 1921, recorded in Yuma County, and they're in Kirk precinct in 1940. George is 39, Margaret A. 37, with Dennie C. 19, Donnie L. 18, Elva June 16, and Darryl A. 3. George and Margaret are buried in Yuma # 49997334.
Hannah Green married Ira Soper September 2, 1914, recorded in Yuma County.
Edwin J. Green married Ethel E. Dilka July 7, 1933, recorded in Yuma County. They have a tombstone in Fort Morgan # 75178403, Edwin 1902-1983 and Ethel 1913-1989.
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In 1920 Denver, Pearl W. Martin, 26 and Mildred M. 23 have Virginia M. 1.
Victor H. Sullivan 39, Kansas, and Mildred, 33, Colorado, are in 1930 Denver, with Arlene M. 3. Victor's da Mildred Margaret Sullivan, born Sept 17, 1897 in Colorado, died in Marin County, California January 31, 1957, father Cox.
Margarette Potts born Jan 17, 1875, died January 19, 1940 in Alameda County, father's name Niven.
Margaret "Navin" Daley, born Aug 12, 1875, died June 1, 1959 - buried in Scottsbluff, Nebraska # 117836158.
FindaGrave # 67944419 says Nancy Nellie (Nevin) Specht 1871-1939 is buried in Beloit, Kansas.

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