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Willis E. and Helen E. (Skinner) Buel, son James Buel, Yuma

Willis, 22, and Helen (Skinner), 17, were married January 23, 1868 at Pine Grove, Van Buren County, Michigan. He gave his residence as Texas, Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Helen gave hers as Antwerp, Van Buren County, Michigan.
James E. Buell was born Nov 8, 1869 in Antwerp, Van Buren Michigan to Willis E. and Ellen E. Buell

Willis claimed two quarters of land in Yuma County, Colorado, southwest of the town of Yuma -- one in 1889 and one in 1891. This was the north half of section 31, Township 2 North Range 48 West.
In 1895 he claimed (Timber Culture patent) a quarter of land in section 27, township 5 north, range 51 west. This land was in Washington County, Colorado, about twenty miles away from his Yuma claim.
1900 Census
Willis E. Buel, 54, born NY April 1846, was living in Yuma, Colorado. Helen E. Buel, wife, 50, born Michigan July 1849. James E. Buel, son, 30, born Michigan November 1870.

1899 “Married, at the residence of Chas. Rinesberger, on Sunday, May 14, Mr. G.W. Ellis of Cheyenne, Wyoming and Miss Carry McGuire, of Laird, Colo., R.S. Pike officiating. Mr. Ellis comes well recommended. Miss McGuire is one of Laird’s best young ladies. The young couple have the best wishes of the community.” Perhaps a different one...

1905 "Miss Winnie McGuire departed for Yuma Saturday where she will visit awhile with her sister, Mrs. Carrie Ellis.”

1909 Mrs. Carrie Ellis came down from Denver, Tuesday, and returned Wednesday. She left her little son Hubert, to visit with his grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. McGuire.”
George W. Ellis and Carrie divorced in Denver in 1910. (George Ellis, born January 8, 1879 in Texas, died March 12, 1943 in Alameda County, California, mother's name Levitte.
1910 Denver “Carey” Ellis 27, widowed, born in Iowa, has Harry 10 and Hubert 4, Colorado. Sister Winnie L. Mapel, a teacher 22, Colorado , is with her. Carrie Mae - Thanks to the McGuire family.

In 1910 Yuma Willis is running a livery stable, and James is a painter. Living with them is Terrel Stallings, married seven years to Laura a cook – second marriage, with her son Garrett 10, and daughter Una 2 – all four born in Illinois.
James E. Buel married Carrie M. Ellis in Denver Dec 21, 1911, minister T.W. Winkler.
1910 John T. Hogan was a party to a case before the General Land Office regarding land in section 12, 1N 60W - near Carrie's claim. Willis 1848-1911 and Helen 1851-1906 are buried in Yuma.

Harry Edward Ellis registered at Crest, Weld County, born Feb 19, 1900, farming, nearest relative Mrs. C. M. Buel of Crest.

Carrie married John T. Hogan, and in 1930 Weld County he’s retired, 64. Carrie is 48, born in Iowa. Probably the John Hogan in Boulder # 27157365, dying July 16, 1935 age 69.
In 1940 Hubert is 34, a mechanic working for the city, married to Genevieve 31, Colorado. They have Genevieve 5 and newborn Caroline, both born in California. Mother Carrie Hogan 58, is with them.
Hubert was a mechanic in 1930 Orange County, California, with Genevieve 21 and Genevieve 2.
In 1952 San Diego Carrie M (Wid J.T.) lives at 5127 Benton pla.

Carrie M. Hogan 1881 – ? is buried in Alpine, California, per # 55123703.
APPARATUS FOR HANDLING AND LOADING CITRUS FRUIT Filed Feb. 11, 1948 4 Sheets-Shet 4 INVENTOR. HUBERT E Eu. I5 HARRY E. ELL/5 ATTORNEY Patented July 31, 1951 OFFICE APPARATUS FOR HANDLING AND LOADING CITRUS FRUIT Hubert E. Ellis, San Diego, Calii'., and Harry E. Ellis, Yuma, Ariz.
April 1961 Last Sunday afternoon, wedding rows were exchanged by Miss Myrna Diana Ellis and Ralph P. White. The Rev. Donald Leavitt performed the ceremonies' at 3 p.m. in the First United Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Ellis of Somerton. She was given in marriage by her father.' For her wedding she selected a street-length gown of lace and silk shantung. The white gown was fashioned with a lace bodice and a bell-shaped skirt which was accented by a folded peplum at the back. Her flowers were white carnations with a center corsage of pink roses. Miss Sally Conaway was maid of honor, and wore a dress of apricot toned silk. Miss Ione Hague, as bridesmaid, was dressed in peach colored silk. Both attendants had pink and white carnations. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones of San Diego, Calif. Ted Weaver was best man for the wedding. Serving as ushers were Malcolm Ellis. Michael Eland Dan Conaway. Soloist for the wedding was Mrs. Beverly Campbell, with Eugene Savage as organist. A reception was held at the church's Westminster Hall. Mrs. Lorraine Ellis presided at the guest book. Attending the wedding were the bridegroom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones, and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Genet and children of San Diego. Others from San Diego, relatives of the bride, were Mr. and Mrs. Hubert E. Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Stradler and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Moss and family, and from La Mesa, Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Conaway and family. Friends from San Diego were Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Darrah, Mrs. Carol Acheson and children. Mr. and Mrs. 'Gene Worley. Roy Monk; from La Mesa. Mrs. Maxine Welsh and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Smith and family, . and from El Cajon, Mr. and Mrs. 'George C. Rice, Mrs. Elizabeth Rice, Mrs. Rosemary Osborn and son, and from Berkeley, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Weaver. The bride is a graduate of San Diego State College and is teaching kindergarten at La Mesa. The bridegroom, graduate of the University at Berkeley, Is teaching in junior high school at El Cajon. For their honeymoon trip to Los Angeles and points north in California, the bride selected a going away ensemble of pale rose silk linen. This was complemented with a flower hat of harmonizing shades of rose and green. They will be at home April 3rd at 5872 Trojan Street, San Diego. April 1961 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ellis returned, on Easter Sunday from couple of days' visit with relative in El Cajon and San Diego. They went especially to return his mother, Mrs. C. M. Hogan, to her home in El Cajon. Mrs. Hogan came over to attend the wedding of her grand daughter, Miss Myrna Ellis, and Ralph White on Sunday, March 26th, and remained for a longer visit. January 1960 Yuma Arizona: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ellis, whose home is on the mesa east of Somerton, have played hosts to a large number of relatives and friends throughout the entire holiday season. Their son and daughter. Michael F"N and Miss Myra Ellis. of San Diego and their grandmother, Mrs. C. M. Hogan of El Cajon mother of Harry Ellis were their visitors Christmas week. Then on the 20th of December, they were pleasantly surprised when long-time friends. Mr. and Mrs. Hvron Gillian of Los Alamos. N.M.. dropped in for a couple of iry. On Now Year's Eve. Mrs. Ellis wc:i: ny !v.is t.i La Mesa. Calif., where she visited with relatives, and th:To me: !i?r brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Conaway of San Francisco, who had driven to Southern California for a holiday visit.

March 1960 WHAT'S HAPPENING TO SUNKIST IN YUMA? Sunkist is expanding! The Yuma Mesa Fruit Growers Association is enlarging its lemon packing house by 150% to serve this f a s t - growing citrus area. New Sunkist facilities will provide the latest in packing equipment -- including a Sunkist lemon sizer and electronic volume-fill equipment. Sunkist Growers are on the move! Are you? For detailed facts about what Sunkist can do for you, talk to Mr. Harry Ellis, Yuma Mesa Fruit Growers Association, or write to Sunkist Growers, Los Angeles, California.
Genevieve June Ellis, born Dec 18, 1908 in Colorado, died Feb 2, 1988 in San Diego, mother Hadley, father Albertson.

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