Yuma County, Colorado

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Yuma County Pioneers:

William and Maria Stoner, son Ezra and Orena (Scott( Stoner, son John W. and Jessie Stoner, Yuma

In 1860 Oswego County, New York, William Stoner is farming, 37, Maria 41, with Ezra 9.

The 1865 state census of Oswego County has William 42 born in Schoharie County, Mariah in Otsego COunty, Ezra 14 born in Saratoga County.

In 1880 McHenry County, Illinois, William is keeping a boardinghouse, 57, , Maria 67, both born in New York. Frank J. 9, grandson is at aschool. Seven young men are boarding with them.

In 1885 Saunders County, Nebraska, Ezra Stoner is a hotel keeper, 34, with Orena 22 his wife. Frank J. is 13, John W. seven months. William 62 and Marah 67 are also with them.
In 1900 Washington County, Colorado, Ezra is 49, Orena 37, married 17 years. John W. is 14, and parents William 77 and Maria 82 are with them.

William and Maria are buried in Hyde, Colorado

April 17, 1908

July 6, 1900


In 1880 Saunders County, Nebraska, John Scott is farming, born in Indiana, with Harriett born in Illinois, both 43. Marshall L. is 21 is teaching, Orena M. 17, William C. 16, Ida B. 19, Annie E. 10, Susan M. 8, Nettie F. 7, Minnie M. 4, and S. G. (Samuel) 2, all kids born in Iowa.

John 1836-1901 is buried in Saunders County # 46600254, with Harriet (Eveland) Scott 1835-1890.

October 20, 1911


In 1870 Fulton County, Illinois, Robert Gibson works on the railroad, 29, with Mary 33. They ahve Mary six months. Also with them is Clara Moore 15, George 13, Frank 11, and Laura 7.

In 1880 Knox County, Illinois, Mary A. Gibson is 48, widowed, with Laura Moore 18, George Moore 23, and Josephine Moore 24 - George's wife. Dolly Gibson is 10, and Jessie is 5, both born in Illinois.

John "T." Blackman married Mary I. Gibson in Knox County, Illinois, November 19, 1884.

In 1900 Lincoln, Nebraska "Don" Blackman, born Dec 1869 in Illinois, is a seamstress, married 17 years but no spouse. Pearl June 1885 born in Missouri and Morris R. January 1895 in Colorado are with her. They're next to Solomon Wheeler June 1863 and Florence May 1865, both born in Iowa, Thomas March 1890 and Lottie Sept 1894 Wheeler were born in Nebraska.
Mary Irene (Gibson) Rasmusson 1869-1943 is buried in Whittier California # 117030716.

Charles Eschelman Bruner, age 23, son of I. J. Bruner and Catherine Williamson married Pearl Blackman, age 16, daughter of John Blackman and Dollie Gibson in Pottawattamie, Iowa on 2 Feb 1902

Frank J. Stoner, 22, married Jessie C. Gibson, 20, in Lancaster County, Nebraska on September 5, 1892.

George Henry Moore - Jessie's half-brother, is buried in Lincoln 1856-1942 # 59198594.

March 1895 (possibly a different one ) "A. Utter, living near Bartley, had a paralytic stroke while in Babcock Bros. Store Tuesday. He was taken home in a buggy by F .J. Stoner and his team, which he had come to mill with, was driven home by Al. Bly - Cambridge, Nebraska, Kaleidoscope.

Frank is a hardware dealer in 1900 Yuma, born July 1870, married eight years to Jessie C. Dec 1874. They have Seward born October 1894.

1901 Yuma Colorado "Miss Pearl Blackman, of Lincoln, Nebraska, is visiting at the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stoner."

In February 1901, F.J. Stoner had sold a kitchen range, a buggy, and an new saddle. One ad said " Iron clad wash boilers; next to steam boilers. Wash pans and other goods in the tinware line just fresh from the tin orchard.
F. J. Stoner"

December 5, 1902 "Mrs. Charles Pflegar of Alliance, Nebraska, is visiting at the home of her aunt, Mrs. F. J. Stoner."

Yuma Colorado January 2, 1903 "Mrs. C.E. Bruner, who has been visiting at the home of her aunt, Mrs. F. J. Stoner, returned to her home in York, Nebraska."

In 1910 Weld County, Frank J. Stoner is a tinner and plumbr, 39, born in Michigan, with Jessie C. 35 Illinois. Seward J. is 15, Ralph E. is 6.

1920 Yuma "Seward Stoner, pharmacist at the Dakan Drug Store, was visiting relatives at Eaton this week."
Seward J. Stoner married Eleanor A. Stevens on June 9, 1920, recorded in Douglas County, and married Juanita L. Peterson on June 23, 1929, recorded in Denver.
(Eleanor A. Stoner married Arthur L. Riggle on April 6, 1929, also recorded in Denver.

Frank and Jessie are in Eaton, Weld County, in 1920, and in 1930 in Denver, with Seward J. 35, divorced, Ralph L. 26, Frank J. 8 grandson, nad niece Eva I. Stoner, 21, born in Colorado.

April 5, 1951
FindaGrave # 28327741 has her 1875-1951.

Seward J. Stoner registered for WWII, living with mother at 3217 Williams in Denver, born October 24, 1894 at Cambridge, Nebraska, a barber.


John is buried in Yuma
November 15, 1956.

November 20, 1952

November 7, 1974

Eva Irene Westcott, daughter of John F. Stoner and Rose Kietcher, born at Yuma Colorado Dec 18, 1908, died February 3, 1965 at Weslaco, Texas.
Remains were to be removed to Denver. She's buried in Fort Logan # 1312103, with John Herschel Westcott 1910-1998, # 1312111.

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