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Helen Patterson and sons Stillwell and Charles
In 1910 Magee Precinct Stillwell S. Patterson, 41, Missouri, and Georgana 33, Kansas have Bruce A. 14, and Harold O. 8, both born in Kansas.
In the next household are Charles E. 32, Kansas, and his mother Helen J. 58 Michigan Helen has had nine children, five of which are living.
Both Charles and Stillwell homesteaded in 5 N 46 W - proving up in 1913. "Shrud" Patterson was among the families whose children attended the Wages school.
In 1920 Charles. and Helen are living in Haxtun - where he is a carpenter. He had registered for WWI as a carpenter in Haxtun.
Stillwell and "G. Anna" are in the 1922 Fort Collins directory. Stillwell is a carpenter for Ralph Bonham.
In 1922 the homestead land is not in their names, so Charles and Stillwell sold their land soon after "proving up."
In 1930 Stillwell and Georgiana are in Fort Collins. Stillwell is bedridden, and Georgiana does laundry.
Charley is in North Platte, Nebraska in 1930, working as a laborer. He's married to Myrtle, 46. Myrtle said she as 15 at her first marriage, Charley 44. With them is Buella B, 14, born in Nebraska.
In 1940 "Charley" and Myrtle are back in Yuma County - by the neighbors' names they were about half-way between Yuma and Haxtun. Charley is farming. Myrtle is 55, born in Nebraska. they said they were living in the same place in 1935, but they're not in the 1934 or 1937 directories.
Stepson Julian Bernood is living with them - he's 25, born in Nebraska.
|One Ancestry tree says Myrtle Rose Sheeks was born May 30, 1885 in
Schuyler, Nebraska, and married Philip Burmood in 1898.
In 1900 they're in La Grande, Oregon, with James, 2.
In 1920 Philip L. Burmood 46, a mechanic, and Myrtle 35 are in Haxtun. They have James W. 19, a truck driver, Gertrude 18, Nemier L. 11, Julia 4, Julian 6, and Buela B. four. The first four kids were born in Oregon, the last two in Nebraska.
In 1910 they had been in Summerville, Oregon.
Phillip Burmood - 17 -1923 is in the Haxtun Cemetery, as is Julian P.
1912 -1976. Haxtun-Fleming Herald, Haxtun, CO, February 23, 2000
Lydell S. Lambert, 75, of Sterling, died Jan. 18, 2011, in Littleton. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Peace Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Eugene Zeller officiating. Services will conclude at the church.
Mr. Lambert was born Sept. 28, 1935, in Haxtun to Wallace and Julia (Burmood) Lambert. He grew up in Haxtun and attended schools there.
He entered the U.S. Army and served for two tours of duty before his honorable discharge. He worked for Sterling Construction from 1955 until his death.
On Feb. 10, 1993, he married Theresa Temple in Brush.
Mr. Lambert was a lifetime member of the BPO Elks Lodge No. 1336 and the American Legion Post No. 20 in Sterling. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Lambert of Sterling; stepchildren, BeLinda Ann Dobbins of Missouri, Deboraha Jo Phillips of Grand Junction, Felicia Lynn Hielscher of Sterling, Melissa Rene Taylor of Grand Junction, Ronald Eugene Hielscher of Burlington, Pauline May Hielscher of Savanah, Mo.; daughter, Kim Westerman of Brighton; brother, Jerry Lambert of Erie; half-brother, Ray Lambert of Sterling; three nephews; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Lambert was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Julia Lambert; and sister, Marclene.
Nemier L. Burmood - June 8, 1908 - November 20, 1983 is buried with Darrell L. Burmood - 1932-1986 in Yakima Washington
James Wesley Burmood registered for WWI in Haxtun, saying he was born April 6, 1900
He enlisted as a warrant officer in Portland July 2, 1942, saying he lived in Oregon, and was divorced with dependents. He died July 1978 in Marin County, California, with a ssn issued in Illinois.
In 1942 Charles Earnest Patterson was working in a shipyard near Portland - he said he was born in Kirwin Kansas April 22, 1878.
Leona Patterson Young, Charles Patterson, Ida Patterson
Stillwell Sheridan Patterson, Helen Bradley Patterson, Samuel Grant Patterson
Charles and Myrtle Patterson.
Charles E Patterson 1878 - 1956 and Myrtle D. Patterson 1884 - 1969 are buried in the Haxtun Cemetery.
Photographs courtesy of Kris Townsend
|Sunday April 15, 1934
"Suffering an illness which kept him in bed the last six years of his life, S.S. Patterson, 65, died at his home, 129 Remington Street, at 3:39 Saturday morning. Multiple neuphritis was given as the cause of his death.
Tho long a sufferer, Mr. Patterson was noted among his many friends for his cheerfulness. Had Mr. Patterson lived, Mr. and Mrs. Patterson would have observed their fortieth wedding anniversary, June 18th.
The couple married at Frankfort, Kansas and lived in eastern Colorado before coming to Fort Collins 16 years ago.
Mr. Patterson followed the trade of carpenter, before his illness.
He was born at Savannah, Missouri , November 15, 1868.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Patterson have been active in the Second Presbyterian church here.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Anna Kassienger Patterson, who has nursed him thru his long illness, Mr. Patterson is survived by two sons, Bruce and Harold Patterson, a sister, Mrs. John(Ida) Townsend, all of Fort Collins and by a brother Charles E. Patterson of Haxtun, Colorado and by four grandsons.
|Born in Branch Co. MI, the daughter of Aaron and Sally Babbitt
Bradley. She was married to Joshua Patterson in Whiteside Co. IL in
Their children were:
2  SAMUEL GRANT PATTERSON b: 21 Sep 1865 in MISSOURI d: 02 Sep 1926 in EAST ST. LOUIS, St. Clair Co. ILLINOIS-Mt. Hope Cem.
.... +SOPHIA b: 1866 d: 05 Jan 1931 in East St. Louis, Illinois
*2nd Wife of  SAMUEL GRANT PATTERSON: +NELLIE MCKEE b: Sep 1874 in FRANKFORT, MARSHALL CO. KANSAS d: 03 Nov 1893 in FRANKFORT, MARSHALL CO. KANSAS
2 WILFRED PATTERSON b: 26 Jun 1867 in MISSOURI d: 26 Jun 1867 in MISSOURI
2 WILLIS PATTERSON b: 26 Jun 1867 in MISSOURI d: 26 Jun 1867 in MISSOURI
2 STILLWELL SHERIDAN PATTERSON b: 14 Nov 1868 in SAVANNAH, ANDREW CO.MISSOURI d: 16 Apr 1934 in FORT COLLINS, COLORADO-grave 3, lot 132, section 8
.... +GEORGANNA(AUNT ANNIE) KAESSINGER b: 19 Apr 1877 in KANSAS d: Apr 1978 in DENVER, CO
2  IDA ETTA PATTERSON b: 23 Nov 1870 in MARSHALL COUNTY KANSAS d: 14 Oct 1945 in FORT COLLINS, COLORADO
.... +CORNELIUS (NEAL) KINCAID b: 07 Apr 1857 in FREDONIA, LOUISA CO.IOWA d: 08 May 1928 in FORT COLLINS, COLORADO
*2nd Husband of  IDA ETTA PATTERSON: .... JOHN RILEY TOWNSEND b: 26 May 1861 in RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA d: 21 May 1943 in FORT COLLINS, CO-BURIED IN CUSTER CEMETERY
2 LEONA BELLE PATTERSON b: 08 Sep 1873 in KANSAS d: 02 Mar 1928 in CALIFORNIA
.... +ELMER ELSWORTH YOUNG b: 12 Apr 1868 in MO d: 05 Jul 1941 in MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, SAN BERNADINO, CA
2 CHARLES EARNEST PATTERSON b: 22 Apr 1878 in KANSAS d: Aft. 1945 in HAXTUN,CO
.... +MYRTLE (UNKNOWN)
2 WILLIE PATTERSON b: 01 Nov 1886 in KANSAS d: 29 Nov 1888 in KIRWIN CEMETERY, KIRWIN, PHILLIPS CO. KANSAS
2 ROSIE M. PATTERSON b: 26 Oct 1889 in KANSAS d: 27 Oct 1889 in KANSAS
"Helen J. Bradley, born at Battle Creek, Michigan, Jan. 19, 1842, died Jan. 5 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ida Townsend at the age of 83 years, was married to Joshua S. Patterson at Morrison, Illinois in 1861. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. O.A. Kinkaid, a brother, C.D. Bradley and five children, S.G. Patterson of St. Louis, Illinois; S.S. Patterson, Chas. E. Patterson, and Ida E. Townsend of Fort Collins, Mrs. Leona B. Young of San Bernadino, California; eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She united with the Methodist church when a young woman and was always a devout Christian. She was a devoted mother and a friend to everyone, and was loved by all who knew her."
Per the EXPRESS COURIER, Fort Collins, Tuesday, January 6, 1924:
"Mrs. Patterson Dies at Home on College Ave."
Mrs. Helen J. Patterson, 82 years old, died Monday night at 11 o'clock at her home three miles north on College Ave. She was the mother of Mrs. Ida Townsend.
The funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 o'clock at Balmer's mortuary."
|Leona Patterson, Helen's daughter, married Elmer Young, whose sons
Vernie 1892, Floyd 1895, and Cecil 1897 were all near Haxtun when
registering for WWI.
In 1920 Samuel G. Patterson , 53 and Sophia 51, are living in Haxtun - living with them is Catherine Williams, 13, step-daughter, born Illinois.
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