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William Greeneberry "Green" Russell MP (1818 - 1877)

William Greeneberry "Green" Russell (1818–1877) was an American prospector and miner. Early life Green Russell was born in South Carolina but moved with his family to Georgia as a small chil...

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Charles Autobees MP (1812 - 1882)

Charles Autobee s (1821-1882) - Trader, trapper and mountain man, Autobees was born in 1821, probably in St. Louis, Missouri. His mother was a woman named Sarah Autobee, believed to have been a Delawar...

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Louis Ambroise MP (1801 - 1842)

Louis Ambroise (1801-1842) - A trapper and trader in the Colorado Mountains. Ambroise was born at St. Louis, Missouri in 1801 and when he grew up he headed southwest, reaching Taos, New Mexico about 18...

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John Davis Albert MP (1806 - 1899)

John Davis Albert (1806-1899) - Born at Hagerstown, Maryland and raised in Pennsylvania, Albert made his way west when he grew up. In 1833, he traveled by keelboat from New Orleans to St. Louis, Missou...

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Jefferson Blackwell MP (c.1805 - d.)

Jefferson Blackwell - A fur trader who worked with John Gannt in the upper Rocky Mountains. "The Jefferson Blackwell you mention was born in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ about 1805. Fro...

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William Wells Bent MP (1809 - 1869)

William Wells Bent (1809–1869) was a frontier trapper, trader, and rancher in the American West who mediated among the Cheyenne Nation, other Native American tribes and the expanding United St...

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Horace "Haw" Tabor (aka, "Silver Dollar Tabor" and "The Bonanza King of Leadville"), U.S. Senator MP (1830 - 1899)

Horace "Haw" Austin Warner Tabor (November 26, 1830 - April 10, 1899), also known as Silver Dollar Tabor and The Bonanza King of Leadville, was an American prospector, businessman, and politician. Hi...

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Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Tabor MP (1854 - 1935)

Elizabeth McCourt Tabor (1854, Oshkosh, Wisconsin - 7 March 1935, Leadville, Colorado), better known as Baby Doe, was the second wife of pioneer Colorado businessman Horace Tabor. Horace Tabor's divo...

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James Pierson Beckwourth MP (1798 - 1866)

James Pierson Beckwourth (April 6, 1798 Frederick County, Virginia – October 29, 1866, Denver) was an American mountain man, fur trader, and explorer. An African American born into slavery in ...

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Thomas Tate Tobin or Autobees MP (1826 - 1904)

Tom Tobin (1823 – 1904) was an American adventurer, tracker, trapper, mountain man, guide, US Army scout, and occasional bounty hunter. Tobin explored much of southern Colorado, including the Pu...

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William Sherley "Old Bill" Williams MP (1787 - 1849)

William Sherley "Old Bill" Williams (January 3, 1787 - March 1849) was a noted mountain man and frontiersman. He served as an interpreter for the government, and led several expeditions in the West. Fl...

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Richens Lacey "Uncle Dick" Wootton MP (1816 - 1893)

Richens Lacy (or Lacey ) Wootton (1816 - 1893), often referred to as "Uncle Dick" Wooton , was an American frontiersman born in Virginia, but lived most of his life in Colorado. In his early life Woo...

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Eliza Jane Steele (c.1844 - 1877)

Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via son Fredric W Steele by SmartCopy : May 21 2015, 17:22:32 UTC --------------------* Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via Griffith Dickerson Steele by Smar...

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Griffith Dickenson Steele (1832 - 1909)

Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via son Fredric W Steele by SmartCopy : May 21 2015, 17:22:32 UTC

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Fredric W Steele (1872 - 1950)

Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via son Gilbert Vergle Steele by SmartCopy : May 21 2015, 17:15:33 UTC --------------------* Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via father Griffith Dickerson St...

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Julia Archibald Holmes MP (1838 - 1887)

On August 5, 1858, 20-year-old Julia Archibald Holmes reached the lofty 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak, perhaps the most famous mountain in the United States. Not only did Miss Holmes become the firs...

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Franklin Capen Avery MP (1849 - 1923)

Biographical Summary: "No record of Colorado would be complete without the record of the career of Franklin C. Avery, of Fort Collins, who departed this life on April 24, 1923. In his death Colorado su...

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Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

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Josephine Meeker, Teacher and Doctor (1857 - 1882)

Josephine Meeker (January 28, 1857 – December 20, 1882), was a teacher and physician at the White River Indian Agency in Colorado Territory, where her father Nathan Meeker was the United State...

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William Austin Hamilton Loveland MP (1826 - 1894)

William Austin Hamilton Loveland (1826–1894) was a U.S. railroad entrepreneur and businessman in the late 19th century. An early resident of Golden when it was the capital of the Colorado Territ...

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Benjamin Franklin Wadsworth (1827 - 1893)

Benjamin Franklin Wadsworth was a founder and first postmaster of Arvada. Children of Benjamin Franklin Wadsworth and Mary Ann Grove John Grove Wadsworth 1851 Mary Emma Wadsworth 1854 Links...

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Capt. Silas S. Soule (USA) (1838 - 1865)

Silas Stillman Soule (July 26, 1838 – April 23, 1865) was a Massachusetts abolitionist, Kansas Territory Jayhawker, and a soldier in the Colorado infantry and cavalry during the American Civil W...

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Clarissa Keech Cox (c.1823 - 1888)

b: ABT. 1823 in New York First wife of James Daniel Keech. Married: BEF. 1850 in ? ------------------ 1850 census of Broome County, NY: Daniel Keach (Keech) age 27, occupation Boatman, Clarrissa ...

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Thomas Reynolds Cox (USA) (1833 - 1907)

United States Census, 1860," Thos Cox, , Arapahoe, Kansas Territory (Colorado was part of Kansas Territory in 1860) name: Thos Cox residence: , Arapahoe, Kansas ward: South Park age: 28 yea...

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Pearl Elizabeth Grout (1852 - d.)

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Nathaniel Roy (1841 - 1877)

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Daniel Cheesman Oakes MP (1825 - 1887)

Daniel Cheeseman Oakes was born in Maine on April 3, 1825. He became one of the first permanent settlers in the city of Denver when he arrived on October 10, 1858. Oakes wrote a book called Pike ...

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Grant Evarestus Kindred (1868 - 1937)

Education The State University of Iowa LL.B. 1893 Burial Linn Grove Cemetery, Colorado Find A Grave

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Elizabeth (Lizzie) Sarah Smith (deceased)

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Newton Samuel Grout, I (1842 - 1901)

Newton Grout came to Colorado Territory, from Maine, with the brother of Upton Treat Smith in 1869. These two families were united by marriage when Newton’s sister, Sarah Elizabeth, married Upto...

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Alexander Cameron Hunt., 4th Governor of the Territory of Colorado (1825 - 1894)

Alexander Cameron Hunt (December 23, 1825 – May 14, 1894) was the fourth Governor of the Territory of Colorado serving from 1867-1869 as a member of the Republican Party. Alexander Cameron...

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Sarah E. Welty (1870 - 1934)

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William Ernest Bader (1868 - 1931)

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Nicholas Ernest Bader (1828 - 1872)

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Elizabeth Bader (1851 - 1935)

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Clemens Knaus (1843 - 1914)

Clemens Knaus was born in Harthausen auf der Scher, in the Principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, in 1843. In 1850 this principality was annexed by Prussia; Harthausen was a small village of less th...

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Silas Myron Dutton MP (1824 - 1913)

He served as a Private in Companies C and D, 2nd Colorado Cavalry. In 1870 he and wife Hattie L. were in Lacon, Illinois. He was working as a nursery man. He seems to have left his wife about 1880. I...

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Brevet Maj. General Edward M. McCook (USA), 5th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1909)

Edward Moody McCook (June 15, 1833 – September 9, 1909) was a lawyer, politician, distinguished Union cavalry general in the American Civil War, American diplomat, and Governor of the Territor...

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Samuel Elbert, 6th Territorial Governor of Colorado (1833 - 1899)

"The History of Colorado, Page 680 Samuel H. Elbert was born in Logan county, Ohio, in 1833. Iowa Territory. His father, a physician of prominence in his profession, removed in 1840 to the then Terri...

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Dr. John Evans, 2nd Territorial Governor of Colorado MP (1814 - 1897)

He advocated the founding of Northwestern University & chose a suburb of Chicago as it's location. The suburb was thus named Evanston in his honor. He was appointed Governor of Colorado in 1862 by Pr...

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