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Pioneer Family Photographs:

Pioneer Families are those who arrived in the county prior to 1915. Your photographs are welcome!

 
Abbott family of Yuma - had the first child born in Yuma
 
Abell family of Laird
 
Abraham family of Armel
 
Ackelson family of Hermes
 
Adams family of Wauneta
 
Wilbur Adams family of Yuma
 
Aeschleman family of Idalia
 
Aeschliman family of Landsman
 
Akes family of Alvin
 
Albright family of Yuma
 
Aldrich family of Yuma
berkey Ida Belle Allbert and George Frederick Weed - Yuma's first couple -

And Ida became the wife of the Governor of Kansas !


 
Charles Alexander family of Steffens
 
Alley family of Alvin
 
Allowan family of Happyville
 
George Ames family of Yuma
 
Amy family of Kirk
 
George Anderson family of Yuma

        Ida ANDERSON Hutton  -  a history of Ida Anderson Hutton and family of Kirk

 
Roy Anderson family of Robb
 
George Andrews of Laird
 
Walla Andrews of Wray - married a Penrod
 
Lewis Anthony family of Yuma
 
Lewis Anthony family of Yuma
 
Anway family of Fox

Cowboys Arikaree "Cowhands" - Idalia
Circa 1905 photo of young men who worked along the Arikaree north of Idalia.
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net

 
Ed and Emma Armstrong family of Eckley
 
Franklin Armstrong family of Wray
 
Arnold family of Alvin
 
Philip Arnold family of Laird
 
Charles Arthur of Laird
 
Ashley family of Mildred
 
Aspengren family of Yuma
 
Atherton family of Schramm
 
Sidney Atwood family of Alvin
 
Aughe family of Robb
 
Ault family of Alvin
 
Auman family of Hughes
 
Babcock family of Yuma
 
Bacon family of Fox
 
Bailey families (William, Frank, and Neal) of Friend and Jaqua
 
Bagley family of Heartstrong
 
Bain family of Alvin
 
James Baker family of Fox
 
The Remley sisters of Laird - aunt Charlotte Baker Staley
 
Ruth Baker of Wages
 
Thomas Baker family of Robb
 
Charles Ball family of Yuma
 
Joseph Ball family of Yuma
 
Alfred and Oliver Ball family of Fox
 
Ballard family of Eckley
 
Banguss family of Beecher
 
Banker family of Yuma
 
Banks family of Yuma
 
Barhyte family of Yuma
 
Irving Barker of Laird
 
Martin and Charlotte Barker of Kirk
 
Barnes family of Laird
 
George Barnett family of Fox
 
Barr family of Wauneta
 
Thomas Barr family of Eckley
 
Isaac Barrett family of Heartstrong
 
Barth family of Yuma
 
Bartholet family of Pleasant Valley
 
Mary Bartholomew of Laird
 
Bartscht family of Idalia
 
Basford family of Bryant
 
Bash family of Schramm
 
Bashford family of Laird
 
Basque family of Laird
 
James Bates family of Brownsville
 
Baugh family of Laird
 
Baxter family of Kirk
 
Bayless family of Schramm
 
Beach family of Eckley
 
Beam family of Lansing
 
Bean family of Lansing
 
Beaver family of Mildred
 
Beckwith family of Laird
 
Bedea family of Pleasant Valley
 
Beechley family of Wauneta
 
Beer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Beezley family of Hughes
 
Beichner family of Logan
 
Belcher family of Schramm
 
Bellingar family of Yuma
 
Belzer family of Vernon
 
Benard family of Wages
 
Bender family of Alvin
 
Benedict family of Waverly
 
Benge family of Yuma
 
Bengtsson family of Yuma
 
Ephrem Benjamin family of Yuma
 
Franklin Benjamin and the Pike family of Fox
 
Benke family of Fox
 
Benkelman family of Jaqua - same family as the town in Nebraska
 
Marvin Bennett family of Idalia
 
Benner family of Witherbee
 
Frank and Eben Bensen families of Jaqua
berkey David Earl Berkey - in Yuma 1920-1930 -


 
Bermond family of Yuma
 
Bernhardt family of Wages
 
Biehn family of Friend
 
Billings family of Laird
 
Billsborrow family of Yuma
 
Binford family of Heartstrong
 
Bingaman family of Pleasant Valley and Yuma
 
George Bingaman and Voda Jellison of Wray and Yuma
 
Birdsall family of Friend
 
Bireley family of Vernon
 
Bishop family of Schramm
 
Bitterman family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ty Blach of Waverly
 
Black families - James and sister Grace Coykendall of Joes
 
Blackwood family of Yuma
 
Blair family of Beecher
 
Blake family of Wauneta
 
Blakesley family of Wages
 
Blanchard family of Wages
 
Dr. Lafayette Blanchard of Kirk
 
Reuben Blank family of Schramm
 
Boden family of Landsman
 
Herman Bodin family of Kirk
 
Bodle family of Armel
 
Boesch family of Beecher
 
Boesel family of Logan
 
Bohrer family of Fox
 
Charles Bond family of Pleasant Valley
 
Bond families - James, George, and Sarah - of Lansing
 
Booze family of Armel
 
Bosler family of Wauneta
 
Botterton family of Brownsville
 
Boughman family of Vernon
brown Chester and Effie Bowden -

 
Bowers family of Friend
 
Henry Bowers family of Yuma
 
Ed Bowles of Wray - prominent ranching family of Wray and Littleton
 
Elbert Bowman of Laird
 
Boyd family of Pleasant Valley
 
Boyer family of Schramm
 
Bracken family of Logan
 
Bradford family of Witherbee
 
Lewis Brady family of Pleasant Valley
 
Sarah Brady of Vernon
 
Brammeier family of Landsman
 
Branaum family of Friend
 
Branch family of Waverly
 
Brand family of Waverly
 
Brant family of Mildred
 
Branton family of Laird
 
Brattain family of Fox
 
Brazee family of Laird
 
Breen family of Yuma
 
Brelsford family of Wages
 
Bridges family of Alvin
 
Brier family of Bryant
 
Brigham family of Beecher
 
Britton family of Bryant
 
Brockman family of Pleasant Valley
 
Brooks families of Jaqua
 
Belle Brooks of Steffens
 
James Brooks family of Steffens
Brophy James and Nora Brophy - Eckley

Donated by Theresa Brophy

 
Brosius family of Yuma
Brophy Abraham and Barbara Brower - born in 1814, died in Yuma County -

Photo from the Herbough family

 
Jenison Brower family of Fox
Alfred Brown family of Kirk
 
brown Donald Clyde Brown -

Donated by Patricia Braun, pbraun1701@verizon.net


 
Jacob Brown of Laird
 
John Brown family of Bryant
 
Josephus Brown of Laird
 
Lemon Brown family of Waverly
 
Browning family of Jaqua
 
Lewis and Thomas Browning of Logan
 
Brownlee family of Wauneta
 
Frank Brownlee family of Yuma
 
Scott Brownlee of Yuma
 
Brothers family of Hermes
 
John Bruce family of Alvin
 
Bruck family of Yuma
 
Brugh family of Idalia - grandson was actor Robert Taylor
 
Brunabend family of Alvin
 
Bruner family of Schramm
 
Emil Brunswick family of Fox
 
August Brunswig family of Fox
 
Brunt family of Heartstrong
 
Daisy Buchanan of Yuma marriage 
 
Buel family of Yuma
 
Bugbee family of Hughes
Freeman Bullard of Laird
 
 
Nell Bullard of Wray
 
Bunn family of Robb
 
Buraker family of Logan
 
Burge family of Wages
Brophy Burke - Thomas, James, John Sylvester - and sister Elizabeth -

Photo from the Herbough family

 
Cyrus Burns family of Lansing
 
John Burns of Wray
 
Gordon Burr and mother Penolope of Fox
 
John Burr family of Schramm
 
Burrell family of Heartstrong
 
Burrows family of Yuma
 
Burson family of Yuma
 
Busby family of Armel
 
Busing family of Wages
 
Bussear family of Waverly
 
Buster family of Wauneta
 
Butcher family of Waverly
 
Jacob Buterbaugh of Yuma
 
George Butler family of Heartstrong
 
Byers family of Wray
 
Byrd family of Yuma
 
Cabeen family of Pleasant Valley
 
Cackler family of Alvin
 
Cadwallader family of Laird
 
Cain family of Heartstrong
 
Caldwell family of Yuma
 
Calkins family of Kirk
 
Lyman Calkins family of Alvin
 
Callom family of Bryant
 
Calloway family of Beecher
 
Camp family of Friend
 
Peter Campbell of Wray
 
Capps family of Yuma
 
Card family of Schramm
 
Carl family of Wray
 
Carle family of Pleasant Valley
 
Carlock family of Wray
 
Carls family of Pleasant Valley
 
Carl Carlson family of Yuma
 
Charles Carpenter family of Fox
 
Carrigan family of Robb
 
Frank Carson of Wray
Cassens c1954 Clarence and Edith Cassens - Armel
Arrived 1889/1887
Donated by Anita Davis, DavisChase1887@yahoo.com

Cassens c1954 Orson and Elizabeth Castle - no descendants in Yuma County - Waverly
 

West Yuma County History

 
Casto family of Hughes
 
Cathcart family of Armel
 
Cayou family of Schramm
 
Cecil family of Hughes
 
Celander family of Lansing
 
Chadwick family of Friend
 
Champion family of Steffens
 
William Chapman family of Friend
 
Chartier family of Laird

 
Harvey Chase family of Yuma
Leslie Chase Leslie and Malinda (Romnie) Chase - Armel
Arrived 1887
Donated by Anita Davis, DavisChase1887@yahoo.com

 
Cloyd Cheney family of Alvin
 
James Cheney family of Lansing
 
Christiansen family of Laird
 
Chrisinger family of Yuma
 
Christie family of Beecher
 
Chute family of Lansing
 
Claridge family of Logan
 
John Clark family of Yuma
 
Clarke family of Fox
 
Clarkson family of Pleasant Valley
 
David Clarkson family of Wages
 
Clemo family of Red Willow
 
Clevenger family of Pleasant Valley
 
Clifton family of Laird
 
Clines family of Steffens
 
Nettie J. Clover (Glover?) of Yuma
 
Cloyd family of Wray
 
Coast family of Laird and Alvin
 
Cobb family of Laird
 
Coblentz family of Yuma
 
Henry and John Cochran families of Bryant
 
Coe family of Logan
 
Coffman family of Yuma
 
Marvin Coin family of Alvin
 
Roudy Cole of Pleasant Valley
 
Clara Collins family of Alvin
 
Cornelius Collins family of Laird
 
George Collins family of Pleasant Valley
 
Reuben Collins family of Logan
 
Thomas Collins family of Witherbee
 
Colpitts family of Kirk
 
Colton family of Brownsville
  Frances Commons - From Oregon to Colorado -


 
Compton family of Red Willow
Condon Byron E. Condon - Founder of the Wray Rattler - Vernon/Wray
Arrived 1885
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net
 
Confer family of Brownsville
Isaac Conner of Laird
 
 
James Conner of Pleasant Valley
 
Conover family of Happyville
 
John Conover family of Alvin
Conrad Liss and Louise Conrad
Donated by Lee Zion,
lzion@plains.net
 
Conway family of Laird - Minerva and sons Charles and Archer
 
Cooley family of Idalia
 
Corliss family of Laird
 
Corrin family of Laird

 
Coryell family of Laird
Ursula Coston Alonzo M. and Ursula Coston - Wray/Vernon
Arrived 1886
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net

Will & Grace Coston William B and Grace Coston - Wray
Arrived 1886/1891
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net
 
Cotton family of Friend
Will & Grace Coston James and Mary Counter - Wray
Early hardware - lumber dealer - publisher of the Rattler. Mayor of Brighton Colorado
 
Courcier family of Yuma
 
Courtney family of Wauneta
 
James Courtney family of Logan
  Jesse Roland COWAN - Eckley

Donated by Lori Cowan Smith

 
Cowger family of Armel
Cox Homestead Jacob and Elvira Cox Family - Laird
Arrived 1886
Donated by Bev Teichert, bevtei@hotmail.com

 
James Cox family of Waverly
 
John Cox family of Yuma
 
Sharrow Cox of Laird
Theodore Cox Theodore Cox - Yuma
Donated by Janie

 
Crabb family of Logan
 
Crago family of Heartstrong
 
Crammer family of Yuma
 
George Crawford family of Robb
 
Creidler family of Pleasant Valley
 
Crenshaw family of Wray
 
Crews family of Armel
 
Criss family of Heartstrong
 
Cross family of Joes
 
Crowley family of Friend
 
John Crowley family of Heartstrong
 
Culbertson family of Fox
 
Cullen family of Yuma
Sanford & Pleasant Cumley Sanford and Pleasant Cumley Family - Wray
Arrived about 1903
Donated by Debra Branigan, d3nmb@md.metrocast.net

 
Cummings family of Logan
Peter and Estelle Cuney - - proved up his homestead in 1893

 
Cunningham family of Wauneta
 
Custer family of Mildred
 
Cutler family of Yuma
 
Ben Daniels family of Wray
 
Emit Davis family of Friend
George and Nora Davisson Hosea and Ethel (Chase) Cotterell Davis - Armel
Arrived 1908/1877
Donated by Anita Davis, DavisChase1887@yahoo.com

 
Luther Dalyrymple of Laird
 
Dangberg family of Landsman
 
Daranan family of Yuma
 
Charles Darling family of Fox
 
Darr family of Robb
 
Daum family of Laird
 
David Davison family of Eckley
George and Nora Davisson George W. and Nora (Godfrey) Davisson - Kirk
Arrived early 1890s
Donated by Stephen Schneider, stephen1959@windstream.net
 
Day family of Wauneta
 
Decker family of Friend
 
Vena Degener of Fox, George Degener of Yuma
 
Delaforgue family of Yuma
 
Delinger family of Heartstrong
 
Delto family of Landsman
 
Demmon family of Logan
 
Dent family of Laird
 
Dent family of Wauneta
 
Derbin family of Laird
 
Derby family of Friend
 
Dermond family of Pleasant Valley
 
Deselms family of Alvin
 
Benjamin Deslarzes family of Valley, Sterling and Holyoke
 
Devlin family of Logan
 
Dewester family of Alvin
 
Edward Dewey family of Steffens
 
Nancy Dewey family of Friend
 
DeWitt family of Robb
 
Deyo family of Schramm
 
Dickinson family of Friend
 
Dickinson brothers  -
Roy and Oscar of Joes. Oscar had a drug store at Joes 1930's
 
Dickson family of Beecher
 
Matthew Dickson family of Yuma
 
Dietz family of Red Willow
 
Diffenderfer family of Yuma
 
Jasper Dillon of Laird
 
Dimmick family of Logan
 
Dines family of Laird
 
Dinsmore family of Hughes
 
Diss family of Wray
 
Dixon family of Waverly
 
Doane family of Hughes
 
Dobler family of Yuma
 
Doege family of Jaqua
 
William Doling family of Vernon
 
Donham family of Friend
 
Dorrance family of Wray
 
Douglass family of Laird
 
Dowler family of Laird
 
Dowlin family of Laird
 
Draper family of Pleasant Valley
 
Drehl family of Yuma
 
Drommond family of Laird
Cowboys Dudgeon  - Idalia
James Dudgeon - married Belle Winslow 1889 - died 1890.

 
Claude Duff family of Fox
 
Dunker family of Hughes
 
Dunn family of Fox
 
William Dunn family of Robb
 
Durnil family of Steffens
 
Iona Dustin, Yuma  -
Ran a confectionary, lived with Alex Halden
 
Dyar family of Wray
 
Fred and Emma (Dibble) Earl of Happy Valley
 
Eatinger family of Laird
 
Eaton family of Laird
 
Eckhout family of Mildred
Condon John Y. Eckman arrived about 1885 -
 
Edie family of Bryant
Jacob and Alwilda Edman  and their son Minor - Eckley
 

 
Edmonds family of Laird
 
Austin Edwards family of Eckley
 
Ben P. Edwards family of Eckley
 
Eggleston family of Armel
 
Ekwall family of Schramm
 
Leroy Elliott family of Hughes
Condon Ora Elliot -
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net
Condon Seborn Elliott and his many children -
Photos from the Elliott family
 
William Elliott family of Waverly
 
Ellis family of Eckley
 
Herbert Ellis family of Lansing
 
Elwood family of Alvin
 
Emblen family of Yuma
 
Emenhizer family of Laird
 
Emmons family of Laird
 
Endsley family of Heartstrong
 
Erickson family of Hughes
 
Essig family of Heartstrong
 
Estes family of Wages
 
Estlack family of Fox
 
Ettel family of Schramm
 
David Evans family of Wray
 
Josiah and Henry Evans family of Pleasant Valley
ewart Frank Ewart Farm northwest of Yuma -
Donated by Lee Zion, lzion@plains.net
 
Ewing family of Red Willow and Burdett
 
Eymann family of Red Willow
 
Fagan family of Hughes
 
Fahringer family of Laird
 
Fanselau family of Landsman
 
Farmer families - Mary, Elizabeth, William - of Steffens
 
Farrar family of Yuma
 
Faukhauser family of Schramm
 
Faulkner family of Laird
 
Felderman family of Wages and Clarkville
 
Felker family of Heartstrong
 
Felker families - John, Fred, Marie- of Steffens
 
Felt family of Alvin
 
Felton family of Yuma
 
Ferrel family of Yuma
 
Fetters family of Robb
 
Finch family of Fox
 
Fitch family of Wauneta
Felderman John and Mary Felderman farm between Pleasant Valley and Wages -
Donated by Kimble DaCosta
 
Felzien family of Schramm
 
Fetrow family of Witherbee
 
Filber family of Laird
 
Luther Finn family of Robb
 
Jake Fisher of Laird
 
Fisk family of Wray
 
Harry and Myron Fisk of Wray
 
William Fitzgerald family of Robb
 
Flach family of Fox
 
Flageolle family of Hermes
 
Flaherty family of Laird
 
Flanigan family of Jaqua
 
Fleschauer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Fletcher family of Hughes
 
Fletcher families - William, James, Frank - of Logan
 
Flora family of Fox

 
Follon family of Joes
 
Foot family of Brownsville
 
Forbes family of Eckley, Yuma, and Otis
 
Alva Ford family of Pleasant Valley
Sanford & Pleasant Cumley Jacob and David Foreman - Vernon
Arrived 1888
Donated by Carol Ann Singer, carolsinger@qwest.net
 
Forker family of Yuma
 
Forsythe family of Wauneta

 
Foster family of Laird
 
Foster families - Edwin and Frederick - of Hughes
 
Wallace Foster family of Yuma
 
Joseph Fox of Wages
Thomas Fox Ranch - Idalia
Arrived 1893
Donated by Jerry Wilcoxen
 
Frain family of Brownsville
 
Frantz family of Wauneta

 
Franzmeyer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Levi Frederick family of Steffens
William Friedhofer Kirk

Donated by Dallas Riedesel
Hanson Friend Clarkville
Arrived 1916
Donated by kimble DaCosta
 
Friesen family of Fox
 
Fronk family of Laird
 
Frouin family of Yuma
 
Fry family of Logan
 
Fuller family of Logan
Ben and Judy Funk Wray

 
 
Edgar Funk family of Heartstrong
 
Henry Gaige of Wray
 
Lillian Gaige of Pleasant Valley
 
Galbreath family of Laird
 
James Galbreath family of Alvin
 
John Galbreath of Laird
 
Gambill family of Brownsville
James Garcia James Garcia family -Idalia


Donated by Dallas Riedesel
Elmer and Carrie Gardner -Eckley


Donated by Dallas Riedesel
 
James and Archie Gardner families - Otis and Yuma
 
Garrard family of Schramm
 
Gashaw family of Yuma
 
Gaskell family of Beecher - married Mary Nutter
 
Gaskill family of Laird
 
Gates family of Laird
 
Ellen Geis of Yuma
 
Geisler family of Pleasant Valley
 
Gerhart family of Hughes
 
John Gerstenschlager family of Wages
 
Another version of John Gerstenschlager
 
Gerdts family of Fox
 
Getchell family of Happyville
 
Getman family of Kirk
 
Giberson family of Yuma
 
Harper Gibson family and son John Rogers of Mildred
 
Giffin family of Friend
 
Samuel Gilbert of Laird - sons Sam and John of Kirk
 
Gilfry family of Jaqua
 
Gill family of Wages
 
Gilliland family of Alvin
 
Clayton Gilmore family of Heartstrong
 
James Gilmore family of Laird
 
Richard Gilmore family - married Luella Campbell - of Mildred
 
Gilstrap family of Jaqua
 
Givens family of Wages
 
John Glantz family of Red Willow
 
Glaser family of Laird
 
Glaze family of Lansing
 
Alex and Elmer Gleason families of Eckley
 
Gleaves family of Kirk
Millard Glenn Millard and Emmaline Glenn Family - Eckley
Arrived 1910

Burr and Olive (Stuck) Glenn - Eckley
Both donated by Arlene Glenn, glenn@plainstel.com
 
Goddard family of Witherbee
 
Goebel family of Friend
 
Goldsberry family of Yuma
 
Rudolph Good family of Laird
 
William Good family of Friend
 
William Good of Waverly and Wray
 
Goodin family of Hughes
 
Goodloe family of Eckley
 
Goodman family of Laird

 
Goosman family of Logan
 
Gorbet family of Wray
 
Quincy Gorbet of Yuma
 
Grady family of Friend
Albert Graham
Albert Graham  - Ford
Arrived 1906
Donated by Robert Guy
 
Myrtle Graham family of Eckley
 
Grannis family of Yuma
 
Emmit Graves - southwest of Yuma
Three Kirk soldiers, including John Houston (Marcus) Graves Family - Kirk

 
 
John Houston Graves of Kirk - more photos
Rufus Graves
Rufus and Ellen (Ham) Graves Family - Kirk
Arrived 1906
 
 
James Gray family of Fox
 
Greatsinger family of Lansing
 
Grebe family of Red Willow
 
Greear family of Pleasant Valley
 
Joseph Greene family of Lansing
 
Greenfield family of Waverly
 
John Griffin and Frank Herring families of Eckley
 
Grigsby family of Friend
 
Grisell family of Yuma
 
Grist family of Logan
 
Grout family of Laird
Albert Graham
T. B. Groves, Wray  -

Donated by Dallas Riedesel
 
Gurss family of Kirk
 
Haas family of Yuma
 
Hackworth family of Robb
 
Hadlock family of Beecher
 
Hagan families of Brownsville - one married a Kindred
 
Alexander and Margery Halden, Yuma  -

 
Gottfried Hahn family of Yuma
 
Hain family of Schramm
 
Halden family of Yuma
 
J. C. Hale family of Schramm
 
Haley family of Brownsville
 
Hall family of Laird
 
Almond Hall family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ernest and Theodore Hall of Witherbee
 
William Halley family of Yuma
 
Halling family of Yuma
 
Halvorsen family of Yuma
 
Hambaugh family of Yuma
 
Hamblin family of Hughes
 
Everett Hamilton family of Hyde
 
Fred Hamilton family of Alvin
 
Hamlin family of Laird
 
Hamm family of Hermes
 
Hammel family of Alvin
 
Frank Hammond family of Yuma
 
Isaac Hammond family of Yuma
 
Hamrick family of Yuma
 
Hamsher family of Yuma
 
Francis and Adelia Hamrick, Yuma  -

Donated by Rollie Deering
 
Handke family of Landsman
 
Haney family of Jaqua
 
Hanlon family of Yuma
 
Alfred and Peter Hansen of Steffens
 
Albert Hansen family of Heartstrong
 
Harder family of Lansing
 
Harding family of Wages
 
Hardy family of Bryant
 
Claude Harmon family of Alvin
 
Henry Harn family of Yuma
 
Hart brothers - Nixon, Robert, Stansbury - of Lansing
 
Hastings family of Brownsville
 
Haws family of Laird
 
Hartman family of Beecher
 
Haruf family of Yuma - novelist son Kent Haruf
 
Elijah Hathaway family of Pleasant Valley
 
Myron Haver family of Schramm
 
Haworth family of Kirk
 
Haws family of Wauneta
 
Lucy Hayes family of Alvin
 
Haymart family of Lansing
 
Hayward family of Armel
 
Pauline Hayward family of Wray - uncle James Currie
 
Hazard family of Mildred
 
Hazlett family of Alvin
 
Benjamin Headley of Laird
 
Grace Headley of Laird
 
Heald family of Yuma
 
Heath family of Laird
 
Heaton family of Pleasant Valley
 
Heberlee family of Laird
Wm & Sophie Heindel William and Sophie Heindel Family - Wray
Arrived 1887
Donated by Judy Dimmick, judykshroyer@yahoo.com
 
Heinrichs family of Kirk
 
Heiserman family of Yuma
 
Heldman family of Alvin
 
Helton family of Brownsville
 
Elmer Henderson family of Alvin
 
Ida Henry of Lansing
 
Hensley family of Joes
 
Herold family of Pleasant Valley
 
Herr family of Yuma
 
Frank Herring and John Griffin families of Eckley
 
Herron family of Yuma
 
Heskett family of Brownsville
 
Hesp family of Pleasant Valley
 
Hespen family of Eckley

 
Heye family of Laird
 
Hickey family of Laird
Russell and Mary Hicks Russell E.E. and Mary A (Neuswanger) Hicks Family - Eckley
Arrived 1903
Donated by Jean Green

Sarah Hicks Family Sarah (Nestor) Hicks Family - Beecher
Arrived 1903
Donated by Jean Green
 
Higdon family of Fox
 
Higgins family of Eckley
 
Hight family of Robb
 
Hilfiker family of Alvin
 
Harvey Hill family of Heartstrong
 
Erastus Hills family of Schramm
 
Hillyer family of Schramm
 
Himmelreich family of Yuma
 
Hink family of Beecher
 
Hinman family of Wages
 
Hinz family of Lansing
 
Hirons family of Landsman
 
Hirsch family of Pleasant Valley
 
Hisington family of Eckley
Hjelm Family Charles and Rosetta (Jackson) Hjelm - Wages (before there was a Wages)
 Charles E. born on the farm in 1887 - became a doctor in Akron Ohio
 
Hoar family of Steffens
 
Hobbs family of Joes
 
Hofeld family of Friend
 
Hoffstadt family of Idalia
 
Hogsett family of Witherbee
 
Henry Holder family of Pleasant Valley
 
Holland family of Wages
 
Hollman family of Beecher
 
Holloway family of Laird
 
Honey family of Pleasant Valley
 
Horlocker family of Yuma - daughter was vocalist at first performance of "Stars and Stripes Forever" for Sousa
 
Henry Hoover of Wray
 
Horton family of Pleasant Valley
 
Horwood family of Laird
 
Hoschouer families of Witherbee and Eckley
 
Omer Houck family of Yuma
 
Houston family of Lansing
 
Houtchens family of Laird
 
Hover family of Schramm
 
Arthur Howard family of Heartstrong
 
Huddleson family of Lansing and Wray
 
George Hughes of Eckley - station agent
 
Ezra Hull family of Yuma
 
Harry Hull family of Yuma
 
John Hull family of Fox
 
Humphrey family of Laird
 
Huston family of Yuma
 
Hutt family of Yuma
 
Adam Immel family of Yuma
 
Ingalls family of Idalia
 
Ingle family of Happyville
 
Ingraham family of Brownsville
 
Inman family of Yuma
 
Irving family of Beecher
 
Itten family of Pleasant Valley
 
John Jack family of Alvin
 
Daniel Jackson family of Wray
 
Lewis Jacobson family of Laird and Wray
 
Jacques family of Lansing
 
Henry James family of Yuma
 
Janssen family of Yuma
 
Cassius Jaqua family of Jaqua
 
Jelsma family of Idalia
 
Jenkins family of Lansing
 
Jessup family of Heartstrong
 
Jester family of Lansing
 
James S. Jewell family of Yuma
 
Jewell family of Idalia
 
F. D. Johnson family of Wray
 
George Johnson of Laird
 
John O. Johnson of Laird
 
Nova Johnson family of Logan
 
Avery Johnston of Laird
 
Wesley Johnston of Laird
 
Charles Jones family of Schramm
 
Jones family of Yuma - Steve won the 1996 U.S. Open
 
James Jones family of Witherbee
Lewis "Dutch" and Jessie (Crear) Jones - Kirk
 Son LeRoy lost in the Pacific WWII
 
Sarah Jones of Laird
Sarah Hicks Family William and Martha Jones -Abarr
 William died, but Martha homesteaded
 
James A. Jordan family of Yuma
 
Patrick Jordan family of Yuma
 
Joslin family of Wages
 
Another version of the Joslin family
 
Jotter family of Wages
 
John Joy of Laird
 
Walter Joy family of Waverly
 
Justice family of Friend
 
Fred Kailey - died in Mildred
 
John Kaiser family of Yuma
 
Karns family of Wray
 
Kasal family of Schramm
 
Kasakavitz family of Pleasant Valley
 
Keech family of Alvin
 
Betty Keen of Yuma - journalist in pre-WWII China, wartime correspondent in London
 
Joseph and Harriet (McLaughlin) Keenan of Laird
 
Kellar family of Laird
 
Keller family of Steffens
 
James and John Kelley families of Landsman
 
John Kelly family of Landsman
 
Kempton family of Wages
 
Kenley family of Lansing
 
Lewis Cass Kennedy - didn't live in Yuma County, but had a half-brother here
 
Elizabeth Kennedy of Laird
 
Melissa Kennedy family - daughter Cora Rawalt - of Armel
 
Kenney family of Mildred
Sarah Hicks Family Leona Kent - Pleasant Valley
 Didn't stay long enough to even be in a census
 
Kerley family of Laird
 
Kern family of Fox
 
Samuel and mother Mary Kern families of Kirk
 
Kester family of Lansing
 
Kimber family of Alvin
Kimberlin family of Alvin
 
 
Charles and Matilda Kimzey family of Fox
 
Kincaid family of Yuma
 
Kindred family of Fox
 
Emma King family of Yuma
 
Harriet King family of Heartstrong
 
Sarah King family of Fox
 
Thomas Kirk family of Heartstrong
 
Winfield Kirk family of Yuma
 
Kirkbride family of Eckley
 
Kirkland family of Jaqua
 
Kirkpatrick family of Yuma
 
Kissinger family of Yuma
 
Kizzier family of Heartstrong
 
Klassen family of Fox
 
Klatte family of Logan
 
Klie family of Lansing
 
John Kline family of Vernon
 
Klugh family of Laird
 
Knabe family of Wages
 
Knisley family of Schramm
 
Knotts family of Logan
 
Frank and William Knox family of Schramm
 
Knudsen family of Hughes
 
Kohl family of Wauneta
 
Kolk family of Eckley
 
Koll family of Bryant
 
Konigsbrugge family of Pleasant Valley
 
Koontz family of Lansing
 
Kopp family of Friend
 
Koss family of Fox
 
Kouba family of Heartstrong
 
Kramer family of Waverly
 
Krantz family of Yuma
 
Kuffler family of Hughes
 
Kuk family of Landsman
 
Kullerstrand family of Bryant
 
Kunz family of Pleasant Valley
 
Kurzidim family of Lansing
 
Kyle family of Yuma
 
Kyser family of Yuma
 
Lafler family of Logan
 
Lagrange family of Brownsville
 
Lamar family of Wages
 
Lamb family of Mildred
 
Langendorfer family of Landsman
 
Langmaid family of Fox
 
Lantwing family of Schramm
 
Lantz family of Yuma
 
Jens Larson family of Hermes
 
Elijah Latham of Robb was accused of a fraudulent claim, along with James A. Weldon, Samuel Hawley, Henry Brown, Samuel Snyder, Philip L. Murray, James Wilson, and Isaac N. Gamble. They were accused of claiming it for the benefit of Gideon Taylor.
 
Latuchowski family of Laird
 
LaTurno families of Yuma
James Lay Family Andrew 'Wood' and Margaret Lawrence - Wray
Early homesteader along the creek in west Wray - Margaret was a sister of James Counter
James Lay Family Elza Lay - Laird
Butch Cassidy said Elza was the most educated of the Wild Bunch - did the planning for robberies.  Butch and Elza rode together for ten years - double-dated at Robbers' Roost.
 
Leach family of Pleasant Valley
 
Leasure family of Laird and Alvin
 
Leavitt family of Armel
 
John Leech of Weld City
 
Lehman family of Landsman
 
Leighton family of Schramm
 
Leiter family of Yuma
 
Leland family of Yuma
 
Lenzert family of Yuma
 
Mack Leonard family of Waverly
 
Lester family of Hughes
 
Leuch family of Fox
 
Morgan Lewis of Laird
 
Richard Lewis family of Pleasant Valley
 
Liebenthal family of Laird
 
John Light family of Fox
 
Lightle family of Landsman
 
Likens family of Witherbee
 
Likes family of Friend
 
Lilliebridge family of Laird
 
Limback family of Logan
 
William Liming family of Kirk
 
Line family of Logan
 
Lippencott family of Beecher
 
Loar family of Laird
 
James Lockwood family of Yuma
 
Loffel family of Logan
 
David Logan family of Steffens
 
Logue family of Laird
Charles and William Logsdon  - Weld City

They were there in 1887 - before there was a Wages or Ford
I think the donor of this window is from OUR Logsdon family

 
Lohman family of Fox
Chester Long
Chester Long - Kirk

Donated by Dallas Riedesel
 
John Long of Laird
 
Lincoln Long of Wray
 
Lorell family of Yuma
 
Lorimer family of Wray
 
Lott family of Lansing
 
Loutzenhiser family of Yuma
 
Micajah Lovell - first sheriff of Yuma County - brother Robert Lovell
 
Lucas family of Schramm
 
Ludlum family of Red Willow
 
John Lund family of Red Willow
 
Niss Lund family of Yuma
 
Lundy family of Wauneta
 
Lussenhop family of Landsman
 
Lydiatt family of Brownsville
 
Carl Lynch family of Robb
 
Lyon family of Red Willow
 
McBride family of Heartstrong
Duncan and Lydia McCall
Duncan and Lydia McCall Family - Yuma
Arrived 1894
Donated by Arlene Glenn, glenn@plainstel.com
 
John McCarthy of Eckley
 
McClun / McClune family of Logan
 
Nancy McClung family of Logan
 
McCole/McCoale families of Heartstrong
 
Mary McCollum of Laird
 
John and James McConnell family of Pleasant Valley
 
Frank McCoy of Laird
 
Stella McCoy family of Yuma
 
Sybil McClung family of Yuma
 
McColrey siblings of Eckley - Donald, Frank, Charles, Ernest and Linnie (McColrey) Crosby
 
McCracken family of Heartstrong
 
McCulloch family of Jaqua
 
McDaniel family of Yuma
 
McDermott family of Red Willow
 
Frank and Della (Carpenter) McDonald of Mildred
Cassens c1954 Isaac and Adelia  McGee - Waverly Probably the source of the Magee Precinct name
 

West Yuma County History

Cassens c1954 John and Mary McGee  - Wray
 

Wray Rattler and Ancestry

 
McGinnis family of Laird
 
McGonigal family of Yuma
 
McGrath family of Red Willow
 
McGrail family of Schramm
 
McIntyre family of Armel
 
Artie McKee family of Lansing
 
James McKee family of Schramm
 
McKelvey family of Alvin
McKimson, C.E. was editor of three Yuma County newspapers
Son Robert was the creator of Bugs Bunny
 
McKinney family of Alvin
 
Ella McKinney family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ella McKinney family of Pleasant Valley
 
McMahon family of Bryant
 
McMains family of Heartstrong
Cassens c1954 William "Alf" McNichols of Eckley

Son "Bert" instrumental in the Yuma Cemetery
 

West Yuma County History

 
McPeek family of Armel
 
McPherson family of Laird
 
William Mace family of Idalia
 
Macfee family of Armel
 
Macrum family of Fox
 
Madeley family of Yuma
 
Russell Mann family of Robb
 
March family of Yuma
 
Alex Marga family of Alvin
 
James Magee family of Pleasant Valley
 
Manhart family of Pleasant Valley
 
Manley family of Hermes
 
Angus Marker of Alvin
 
Markham family of Laird
 
John Marley family of Beecher
 
John Marley family of Yuma - son Kemper was the first Arizona billionaire
 
Marron family of Heartstrong
 
Mason family of Friend
 
Mathiesen family of Pleasant Valley
 
Matson family of Alvin
 
Percy Matson family of Heartstrong
 
Mattern family of Alvin
 
Mattingley family of Fox
 
Mauck family of Logan
 
Maurer family of Wages
 
Maxwell family of Wauneta
 
Elizabeth Maxwell family of Yuma
 
James May family of Yuma
 
Mayer family of Laird
 
Mayo family of Wages
Cassens c1954 John and Mariah Mealey - of eight kids, only one stayed in Yuma County - Waverly
 

West Yuma County History

 
Means family of Heartstrong
 
Napoleon and son Joshua Meek of Eckley and Wray
 
Meese family of Logan
 
Heinrich Meier family of Schramm
 
William Meier family of Pleasant Valley
 
Melton family of Witherbee
 
Forrest Merrill family of Alvin
 
Frank Merrill family of Alvin
 
Merritt family - Charles, Sherwood, Cora - of Red Willow
 
Metsker family of Laird
Cassens c1954 Benjamin and Christina Metz - no descendants in Yuma County - Waverly
 

West Yuma County History

 
Rudolph Meyer family of Logan
 
Miles family of Armel
 
Aaron Miller of Wray
 
Algernon Miller of Eckley
 
Miller family of Laird
 
Miller family of Wauneta
Charles Miller family of Kirk
 
 
Lawrence Miller family of Mildred
 
William Miller family of Pleasant Valley
 
Amos Mils family of Yuma
 
Milner family of Friend
 
Hannibal Minor family of Yuma
 
Minton family of Alvin
 
Mitchell family of Beecher
 
John Mitchell family of Idalia
 
Mitchem family of Laird
 
Mittan family of Armel
 
Mitten family of Alvin
 
Mitts family of Wages
 
Moberly family of Logan
 
Moerer family of Hughes
 
Mohatt family of Laird
 
Mokie family of Laird
 
Julius Monk family of Wages
 
Monsen family of Bryant
 
Montgomery family of Alvin
 
Moody family of Lansing
 
Azariah Moore family of Jaqua
 
Harry Moore family of Yuma
 
John Moore family of Laird
 
John W. Moore family of Yuma
 
Walter and Perry Moore families of Fox
 
Morey family of Beecher
 
Moran family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ray Morgan family of Pleasant Valley
 
Morrell family of Laird
 
Davis Morris family of Waverly
 
Morrison family of Yuma
 
Morton family of Laird
 
Lee Morton family of Waverly
 
Moser family of Yuma
 
Mosher family of Lansing
 
Mottschall family of Yuma
 
Moyer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Mudge family of Heartstrong
 
Muirheid family of Yuma
 
Mulder family of Yuma
 
Muntzing family of Yuma
 
Munyon family of Yuma
 
Munz family of Friend
 
Murdock family of Laird
 
Davis Murphy family of Heartstrong
 
Murrain family of Shields
 
William Murrow family of Heartstrong
 
Musick family of Laird
 
Musselman family of Lansing
 
Jasper Myers family of Alvin
 
Names family of Happyville
 
Nash family of Mildred
 
Neifert family of Steffens
 
Neikirk family of Vernon
 
John Neill family of Yuma
 
G.W. Nelson of Yuma
 
Willard and Wilson Nelson families of Logan
 
Ness family of Heartstrong
 
Aaron Nester / Nestor family of Wray
 
Nevils family of Friend
 
Nevin family of Lansing
 
John and Almira (Spencer) Newbanks of Wages
 
Newbrey family of Fox
 
Charles Newell family of Wray
 
Mary (Chamberlain) (Newell) Johnson of Wray
Wickliff Newell built the first business in Wray i the "Sod Hotel"
 Contributed by the Newell family
 
Myron Newton family of Heartstrong
 
Nickel family of Witherbee
 
Nicklos family of Lansing
 
Silas Nichol family of Logan
 
Nickolaus family of Pleasant Valley
 
Nicolay family of Brownsville
 
Niehaus family of Alvin
 
Niels Nielson family of Robb
 
Nienaber family of Laird
Nieweg family of Happyville
 
 
Nikkel family of Kirk
 
Nixon family of Mildred
 
Nobles family of Bryant
 
Nordahl family of Laird
 
Nordholm family of Bryant
 
Norris family of Laird
 
Harrison Norris and Joseph Norris of Witherbee
 
North family of Laird
 
Northcutt family of Alvin
 
Norvill family of Lansing
 
Nuckolls family of Laird
 
Nuss family of Lansing
 
Nute family of Friend
 
Nutter family of Laird
 
O'Malley family of Schramm
 
Coy O'Neal family of Hughes
 
Odell family of Laird
 
Oldaker family of Jaqua
 
Oldham family of Pleasant Valley
 
Olds family of Friend
 
Olmstead family of Laird
 
Orfield family of Fox
 
John Osborne family of Schramm
 
Ostrander family of Jaqua
 
William Ott of Wray
 
Packer family of Laird
Ken and Ethel Powell of Wray
Albert and Mary Fieber Pagel of Yuma
 Contributed by Jim Pagel
 
Palmer family of Joes
 
E. J. Palmer family of Waverly
 
Pariset family of Friend
 
Parke family of Pleasant Valley
 
Parker family of Wauneta
 
Parks family of Wages
 
Patee family of Friend
 
Patmor family of Heartstrong
 
Patten family of Yuma
 
Helen (Bradley) Patterson family of Wages
 
Paul family of Armel
 
Payne family of Idalia
 
John Paynter of Alvin
 
Albert Peck family of Idalia
 
Leroy Peck family of Fox
 
Myron Peck family of Schramm
 
Charles Peek of Fox
 
Pembleton family of Lansing
 
Penn family of Armel
 
Penner family of Fox
 
Penton family of Laird
 
Austin Peppers family of Schramm
 
Jerry Percy family of Heartstrong
 
Albert Perry family of Heartstrong
 
Peters family of Beecher
 
Phay family of Robb
 
Bosler Phillips family of Red Willow
 
Phillips families - Frank, Joseph, Jennie - of Lansing
 
Pickett family of Pleasant Valley
 
Robert Pike family of Laird
 
Pinckard family of Lansing
 
Piper family of Mildred
 
Pitt family of Pleasant Valley
 
Pitts family of Mildred
 
Pittsenbarger family of Yuma
 
Plageman family of Pleasant Valley
 
Plies family of Lansing
 
Plummer family of Jaqua
 
Philemon Plummer family of Wray
 
Plymate family of Laird
 
Polly family of Heartstrong
 
Pomranka family of Pleasant Valley
 
Chester Porter family of Alvin
 
James Porter of Laird
 
Porter sisters of Laird
 
Post family of Laird
 
Jay Pounds family of Yuma
 
Lewis Pounds family of Fox
 
Daniel Powell of Fox
Ken and Ethel Powell of Wray
Ken and Ethel Powell of Wray
 Contributed by Patrick Sullivan
 
Mary Powers of Schramm
 
Prather family of Abarr
 
Pratt family of Kirk
 
Nelson Pratt family of Yuma
 
Prey family of Idalia
 
Horace Price family of Robb
 
Prickett family of Eckley
 
Prill family of Fox
 
Printy family of Yuma
 
Proctor family of Vernon
 
Proudfit family of Fox
 
Lloyd Pryor family of Joes
 
Putt family of Bryant
 
Charles Quiggle family of Vernon
 
Robert Ramsey family of Robb
Ken and Ethel Powell of Wray
William and Lenna Ramsey of Wray and Yuma
East Yuma County History and Wray Rattler
 
Randolph family of Laird
 
Rankin family of Yuma
 
Ranly family of Wray
 
Ransier family of Yuma
 
Rasmussen family of Wray
 
Rath family of Laird
 
Rawalt family of Logan
 
Rawlings family of Steffens
 
Reams family of Steffens
  Rebekah meeting 1913
Wray Rattler
 
Rebell family of Logan
 
Emma (Markwad) Redhouse of Brownwood - daughters married Kehl, Gerke, Coakley
 
Reeck brothers of Lansing
 
Asa Reed family of Yuma
 
George Reed family of Yuma
 
Regier family of Fox
 
Remington family of Lansing
 
Remley family of Jaqua
 
The Remley sisters of Laird - aunt Charlotte Baker Staley
 
Reynolds family of Pleasant Valley
 
Rezzer family of Fox
 
Rheuben family of Hermes
 
Rhoads family of Laird
 
Arthur Rice of Laird
 
Edwin Richards of Laird
 
Ridle family of Pleasant Valley
John A Riedesel
John A and Katerine (Strackbein) Riedesel Family - Idalia
Arrived 1887
Donated by Dallas Riedesel
John A Riedesel
World War II Ration Books
Donated by Dallas Riedesel


Ervin Riedesel - Kirk

Donated by Dallas Riedesel
 
Rigby family of Bryant
 
Riggle family of Lansing
 
James Rightsell of Wray
 
Charles Riley family of Pleasant Valley
 
Rinn family of Bryant
 
Ripper family of Armel
 
Kate Robb of Fox
 
Buffer Roberts family of Laird
 
Enoch Roberts family of Laird
 
George Roberts family of Laird - sister Elizabeth (Roberts) Shafer
 
George Robinson family of Wray
 
Joseph Robinson family of Witherbee
 
Thomas Robinson of Laird
 
Robison family of Steffens
 
Roblin family of Laird
 
Rock family of Beecher
 
Rockwell family of Friend
 
Rodenbaugh family of Steffens
Everett and Mary HUTTON Rogers of Kirk and Stratton - son Wathel
 
 
Ray Rollins family of Heartstrong
 
Romine family of Armel
Wm E Romkee
William E. Romkee Family - Idalia
Arrived 1889
Donated by Dallas Riedesel
 
Root family of Hermes
 
Asahel Rose family of Pleasant Valley
 
Rose family of Wauneta
 
Harry Rosecrans family of Yuma
 
Rosenberger family of Yuma
 
Rosencrans families of Dry Willow
 
Ross family of Vernon
 
Jacob Roth family of Yuma
  Mary Routon came after her husband died - then her son died here -


 
Rowe family of Pleasant Valley
 
Rowley family of Mildred
 
Ruberg family of Bryant
 
Runkle family of Abarr
 
Oscar Rush family of Yuma
 
Josephine Russell family of Pleasant Valley
 
Rutzer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ryan families - Frank, Amos, Joseph - of Steffens
 
William F. Ryan family of Yuma
 
Sachse family of Alvin
 
Salisbury family of Laird
 
Salladay family of Armel
 
John Sample family of Laird
 
Sanderson family of Heartstrong
 
Sargent family of Schramm
 
Sawyer family of Bryant
 
Edwin and Zanette (Belden) Schafer family of Witherbee
Henry and Eliza Schafer
Henry and Eliza Schafer Family - Vernon
Arrived 1892
From the W.B. Coston studio collection
Donated by Lee Zion

 
Schatz family of Pleasant Valley
 
Schauer family of Bryant
 
Scheele family of Bryant
 
Schelly family of Alvin
 
Scherupp family of Beecher
 
Schettler family of Robb
 
George Schilling of Eckley/Wray and brother Charles of Wray
 
Schiesser family of Pleasant Valley
 
Schindler family of Robb
 
Schlegel family of Pleasant Valley
 
Schles family of Laird
 
Schmidt family of Wages
 
Schmitz family of Friend
 
Schosser family of Robb
 
Schroller family of Fox
 
Schulke family of Alvin
 
Schwerer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Scobey family of Hughes
 
Scofield family of Pleasant Valley
 
Scofield families - Warren, James, and Sadie of Joes
 
James' son Gerald Scofield of Kirk
 
Eli Scott family of Alvin
 
Joe Scott family of Alvin
 
Alonzo "Lonie" Scott family of Alvin
 
Scribner family of Pleasant Valley
 
Scudder family of Laird
 
Sechrist family of Robb
 
Seigel family of Laird
 
Seipel family of Pleasant Valley
 
Sam Seward of Laird
 
Shackley family of Friend
 
Shadduck family of Beecher
 
Shadley family of Eckley
 
Annie Shaffer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Shambaugh family of Witherbee
 
Shapard family of Wray
Alexander and Margaret Shaw
Alexander and Margaret Shaw Family - Joes
Arrived 1887
Donated by Alex and Liz Shaw

 
James and John Shaw families of Witherbee
 
William P. and Katie (Reahm) Shaw of Yuma
 
Sheedy family of Yuma
 
Sheets family of Steffens
 
Shelters family of Hughes
 
Willie Shepherd family of Lansing
 
Martin Sheridan of Laird
 
Oliver Sheridan family of Bryant
Dan Shields Ranch
Daniel and Mary (Thielke) Shields Family - Idalia
Arrived 1881
Donated by Dallas Riedesel

 
Shier family of Lansing
 
Shipley family of Brownsville
 
Samuel Shipp family of Yuma
 
Shirley family of Jaqua
 
John Shively family of Kirk
 
Shockley family of Pleasant Valley
 
Shore family of Kirk
 
Shroyer family of Wauneta
 
Shuey family of Beecher
 
Shumaker family of Jaqua
 
John Shumaker family of Wray
 
Sieck family of Logan
 
Sigwing family of Mildred
Notorious madam Mattie Silks      YES SHE HOMESTEADED IN YUMA COUNTY

From Wikipedia, the BLM data base, census, and Colorado Historic Newspapers

 
Silver family of Heartstrong
 
Silvius family of Eckley
 
Skinner family of Alvin
 
Slagle family of Heartstrong
 
Slater family of Pleasant Valley
 
Slawson family of Pleasant Valley
 
Slayton family of Armel
 
Slick family of Vernon
 
Slocum family of Beecher
 
Smart family of Pleasant Valley
 
Smeade family of Fox
Allen and Sarah Smith
Allen and Sarah (Workman) Smith Family Arrived 1886- Wray

Donated by David Smith, ds1adam@yahoo.com

 
Allen S. Smith of Laird
 
David Smith family of Schramm
 
Jesse Smith family of Yuma
 
John W. Smith of Laird
 
Tully Smith family of Schramm
Thomas and Olive Smith
Thomas and Olive (Stallings) Smith wedding

Donated by David Smith, ds1adam@yahoo.com
 
Smithson family of Wauneta
 
Smylie family of Schramm
 
Snider family of Laird
 
Snodgrass family of Friend
 
Sollberger family of Pleasant Valley
 
Sommer family of Pleasant Valley
 
Soules family of Heartstrong
 
Southards family of Kirk
 
Spanjer family of Bryant
 
Sparks family of Jaqua
Spaur family of Pleasant Valley
 
 
Spear family of Friend
John and Martha Spelts
John R. and Martha A. (Neal) Spelts of Pleasant Valley
 

West Yuma County History

 
Edgar Spencer family of Laird
 
Edgar Spencer family of Wauneta
 
Sperry family of Laird
 
Ulysses Sperry family of Yuma
 
Spicer family of Logan
 
Spriggs family of Wray
 
Sprout family of Steffens
 
Stallsworth family of Eckley
 
Stanberry family of Schramm
 
Starkey family of Alvin
 
John Starnes of Laird
 
Steadman family of Idalia
 
Steckel family of Fox
 
Steele family of Laird
 
John Steffens of Steffens
 
Steffy family of Idalia
 
Stenson family of Bryant
 
Stephens family of Brownsville
 
Preston Stephens family of Schramm and Yuma
 
Irwan Stephenson family of Mildred
 
Stevens family of Beecher
 
James Stevens family of Vernon
 
Walter Stevenson family of Yuma
 
Stiles family of Hughes
 
Stillwagon family of Armel
 
Stine family of Happyville
 
Stinson family of Schramm
 
Stoermer family of Wages
 
William Stoner family of Yuma
 
Storie family of Logan
 
Strickler family of Friend
 
Sam Strong of Laird
 
Fred Strong and Susie (Strong) Deering of Yuma
 
Stubbs family of Robb
Ulysses and Inna Stuck
Ulysses and Inna Stuck Family - Eckley
Arrived 1910

Olive (Stuck) and Burr Glenn Family - Eckley
Both donated by Arlene Glenn, glenn@plainstel.com

 
Stull family of Pleasant Valley
 
Charles Sturgeon family of Mildred
 
William Sturgeon family of Alvin
 
Stuttheit family of Landsman
 
Suderman family of Fox
 
Suedmeyer family of Heartstrong
Daniel J. Sullivan - Wray
Born 1940 - stage director

Wikipedia

 
Sumners family of Armel
  Sunday School organization
 
 
Svenson family of Laird
 
John Swan family of Yuma
 
Swander family of Jaqua
 
Sweazy family of Mildred
 
Sweet family of Witherbee
 
Swihart family of Lansing
 
Kelcey (Powell) Swyers of Yuma
Sylvester family of Bryant
 
 
Tabor family of Laird
 
Talbot family of Wages
 
Tanner family of Steffens
 
Tatum family of Mildred
 
Bernard Taylor family of Alvin
 
Mungo Taylor family of Witherbee
 
Richard Taylor family of Hale
 
Samuel Taylor family of Heartstrong
 
Tegner family of Jaqua
 
Terrell family of Kirk
 
Thielke family of Mildred
 
John Thomas family of Vernon
Herman & Elza Teichert Herman and Elizabeth Teichert Family - Laird
Arrived 1890
Donated by Bev Teichert, bevtei@hotmail.com
 
Terwilliger family of Brownsville
 
Teten family of Landsman
 
Theobald family of Laird
 
George Theobald family of Yuma
 
Thomann family of Yuma
 
Thomas family of Laird
 
Albert and daughter Christie Thomas of Robb
 
Thompson family of Steffens
  Albert B. Throgrimson  Telegraph operator at Eckley for a year or so 
 
 
Thornton family of Pleasant Valley
 
Tillotson family of Eckley
 
Tilton family of Wages
 
Timberlake family of Weld City - banker and Congressman
 
Tippin family of Wray
 
Tipton family of Wages
 
Titus family of Witherbee
 
Toler family of Yuma
 
Trembly family of Laird
  Weld City in 1887   This was before there was a post office at Ford or Wages. 
 
 
Trough family of Hughes
 
Troyer family of Logan
 
Trunde family of Pleasant Valley
 
Lloyd Tucker family of Heartstrong
 
William Turner family of Bryant
 
Turney family of Weld City and Yuma
 
James Turvey family of Kirk
 
Tuthill family of Bryant
 
Tweed family of Steffens
 
Underdown family of Robb
 
Underhill family of Wauneta
 
Unruh family of Fox
 
Upchurch family of Fox
 
Roy Upp family of Heartstrong
 
Van Horn family of Eckley
 
Van Matre family of Fox
 
Van Wyk family of Lansing
 
Vanderpool family of Fox
 
Vanemon family of Pleasant Valley

Charles Varney was a prominent Massachusetts manufacturer, died in Holyoke Colorado in 1898.
 
Varney family of Weld City
 
Vaughn family of Laird
 
Ollo Vaughn family of Joes
 
Veach family of Lansing
 
Veal family of Alvin
 
Voeghtlin family of Witherbee
 
Vogan family of Mildred
 
Voorhees family of Eckley
 
Middleton Wages family of Wages
 
Lafayette Wagner family of Schramm
 
Walcott family of Witherbee
 
Walin family of Armel
 
John Walker family of Pleasant Valley
 
Thomas Walker family of Yuma
 
Walrod family of Yuma
 
Nicholas Walrod family of Yuma
 
Walthers family of Yuma
 
Ben Ward family of Yuma
 
Warkentine brothers - Bernhardt and Gerhardt of Fox
 
Arthur Warren family of Pleasant Valley
 
Warriner family of Mildred
 
Waters family of Schramm
 
George and Lille Watkins of Laird
 
Waughop family of Idalia
 
Weaver family of Beecher
 
Tom Weaver family of Friend
 
Webster family of Beecher
 
Perry Webster of Eckley
 
Albert Weed family of Yuma
 
Weed family of Laird
 
Weekly family of Waverly
 
Weeks family of Wauneta
 
Weingarten family of Robb
 
Weisgerber family of Yuma
 
Charles and Wilbur Welch of Logan
 
Henry Wells of Wray
 
Benedict Wenger family of Yuma
 
Wernet family of Mildred
 
Werning family of Laird
 
Westcott family of Schramm
 
Westergren family of Schramm
 
Berman Wheeler family of Mildred
 
Fay Wheeler family of Friend
 
John Wheeler family of Fox
 
Whipple family of Jaqua
 
Adelbert White of Laird
 
James White family of Schramm
 
Whitehill family of Yuma
 
Whitlock family of Red Willow
 
Whitmore family of Mildred
 
Whitney family of Eckley
 
Whittenburg family of Friend
 
Charles Whomble of Laird
 
Whyte family of Laird
 
Wildman family of Friend
 
Wiley family of Jaqua
 
Wilkening family of Jaqua
 
Wilkinson family of Wages
 
Ebenezer Williams family of Pleasant Valley
 
Ellis Williams family of Kirk
 
John and Jay Williams of Witherbee
 
Mary Williams family of Wages
 
Grover Willis family of Mildred
 
Ralph Willis family of Robb
 
William Willis of Laird
 
Wilms family of Yuma
  Wilson family of Abarr/Yuma
 
 
Frank Wilson family of Yuma
Raleigh Wilson
His only connection to Yuma County was recording Wages as his address for his Quartermaster Corps service in WWI

And his stepfather homesteaded so early that the first Old Settlers Day was held on their farm

But his circus career as a clown was interesting - especially the parade photographs

 
Margaret Wilson of Laird
 
Thomas Wilson family of Schramm
 
Wimmer family of Laird
 
James Winkler family of Robb
 
Winslow family of Friend
 
Winters family of Heartstrong
 
Wipple family of Armel
 
Wirt family of Fox
 
Ezra Wissler family of Robb
 
Floy Wissler family of Robb
 
Witherbee family of Witherbee
 
Wolfe family of Laird
 
Wolff family of Yuma
 
William Wood family of Steffens
 
Woodard family of Waverly
 
Woodburn family of Fox
 
Woodbury family of Yuma
 
Woodcock family of Pleasant Valley
 
Woodle family of Yuma
 
John and George Woods of Brownsville
Herman & Elza Teichert Cynthia Ann WOODWARD Monk
of Waverly and Pleasant Valley
 
Walter Woodward family of Friend
 
Workman family of Laird
 
Worley family of Heartstrong
 
Worthington family of Schramm
  Wray Easter Party 1901
 
  Wray Card Party 1922
 
  Wray Y.M.C.A. Contributors 1917
 
  Wray play cast 1915
 
  Wray City Officials 1923
 
  County Fair in Wray 1908
 
 
James Wright family of Yuma
 
Lizzie Wright of Laird
 
Yates family of Wages
 
Yenter family of Vernon
 
Yingling family of Schramm
 
York family of Beecher
 
Diah Young of Laird
 
Edwin Young family of Fox
Fred and Carrie Young - came to Kirk after 1920

 
Yount family of Landsman
  Yuma Flora Club and Methodist Ladies Aid Society 1915
 

 
Zepp family of Laird and Wray
 
Zimmerman family of Pleasant Valley

More to come!

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