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YUMA COUNTY

 Biographies | Cemeteries | Census | History | Immigration & Naturalization | Land & Deeds | Marriages | Military | Newspapers | Obituaries | Schools

BIOGRAPHIES

File Description Date Submitter
Boden, Edward 1887-1979 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Harry Franklin 1884-1969 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman

CEMETERIES

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File Description Photos Date Submitter
Armel Cemetery    
Beecher Island Monument Oct 2004 Lee Zion
Downey Family Cemetery Downey Family Cemetery   Lee Zion
Eckley Cemetery, Eckley Jun 2004 Linda Brown
German Lutheran Cemetery, Rural   May 2007 Lee Zion
Glendale Cemetery, Vernon    
Grandview Cemetery, Wray
A-C | D-E | F-I | J-M | N-P | R-T | U-Z
Jun 2004 Linda Brown
Kirk Cemetery, Kirk Kirk Cemetery Tombstone Photos    
Lansing (Kingston) Cemetery, Rural May 2005 Lee Zion
Long Family Cemetery, Rural Apr 2006 Lee Zion
Lucas Memorial Cemetery, Idalia Mar 2007 Jerry Wilcoxen
Mildred Cemetery, Rural   Oct 2004 Lee Zion
New Hope Church Cemetery, aka Joes Mennonite Cemetery New Hope Church Cemetery, aka Joes Mennonite Cemetery Tombstone Photos    
Olivet Nazarene Cemetery, Rural Olivet Nazarene Cemetery Tombstone Photos    
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery (rural) Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery Tombstone Photos    
St. Johns Evangelical Church Cemetery, Idalia    
Yuma Cemetery, Yuma    
Yuma Cemetery Burial Records
A-D | E-K | L-R | S-Z
  Oct 2006 Yuma Cemetery
District
Single Graves    

CENSUS

File Description Date Submitter
1900 US Census CD
Publishers Notes | 38 GIF schedule page images
(Note: This covers only the north of the present Yuma County. The south was part of Arapahoe County in 1900.)
Oct 2000 S-K Pubs and Lee Zion
1900 US Census
ED 208 (part 3 files)
Mar 2006 David A. Gustafson
1910 US Census CD
Publishers Notes | 190 GIF schedule page images
Oct 2000 S-K Pubs and Lee Zion
1920 US Census CD
Publishers Notes | 293 GIF schedule page images
Oct 2000 S-K Pubs and Lee Zion

CHURCH RECORDS

File Description Date Submitter
Landsman Church
Records from Hazel Yount Claussen Estate
Oct 2005 Jackie L. Churches
Wray Presbyterian Church 1887-1962
75th Anniversary Booklet
Mar 2005 Lee Zion

COURT RECORDS

Immigration & Naturalization

File Description Date Submitter
Yuma County Court Naturalization Records, Index of Names Jul 2003 Arlene Glenn
Foltmer, Heinrich Nicolaus - Declaration and Final Naturalization Certificate May 2002 Linda D. Zion

HISTORY

File Description Date Submitter
Post Offices and Postmasters 1882 to 1989 Sep 2002 Lee Zion
Souvenir of Wray and Vernon, 1907 Oct 1998 Lee Zion
Wray/Vernon Pioneers, Extracted from 1907 Souvenir of Wray and Vernon Oct 1998 Lee Zion

Directories

File Description Date Submitter
Wray Telephone Directory, 1907 Sep 2004 Lee Zion
Yuma Telephone Directory, 1907 Sep 2002 Lee Zion
Patrons Directory - 1922 Yuma County Atlas
Names [
A-K | L-Z ]
Jun 1998 Lee Zion
Eckley - Happyville Phone Directory, 1925 Jan 2002 Marion D. Monk
Postal Patron Directory Yuma County Colorado, 1934 Oct 2003 Lee Zion
1937 - Yuma County Official Directory
published by the Wray Gazette

Town of Wray (pages 1-11)
Town of Yuma (pg 1-9)
Country Section (A-K) (pg 1-19)
Country Section (L-Z) (pg 19-38)
Nov 2003 Lee Zion

1902 Medical Directories

File Description Date Submitter
Wray Aug 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Yuma Aug 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry

1911 Business Directories

File Description Date Submitter
Armel Nov 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Bryant Nov 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Ford Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Gurney Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Hale Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Hermes Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Idalia Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Kirk Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Laird Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Mildred Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Newton Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Vernon Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Wray Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry
Yuma Dec 2004 Joy Fisher The Registry

Diaries

File Description Date Submitter
Frank & Lorinne Barker 1922-1926 Diary May 2002 Coral Barker Allbee
Lee Yount 1890s Diary Sep 2004 YCHS Lee Zion

Schools

File Description Date Submitter
Brand School - Dist 19, NE of Yuma
Teacher's Registers
1927, 1929
Jul 2004 Yuma Museum
Condon/Radnor - Dist 104 , Vernon
1888 Students
Sep 2004 Lee Zion
Sunny Side - Arapahoe Co. Dist 43, Vernon
1898 Students
Sep 2004 Lee Zion
Waverly - Dist 25, N. of Eckley
Teacher's Register -
1918
Jul 2004 Yuma Museum
Wray Dist 2
1886-1900s School Board, Teachers, County Superintendents
Sep 2004 Lee Zion
Wray High 1934 State Champs
- clipping from the Denver Post
Jan 2001 Dick Kearns
Yuma County High Schools
Wray 1916 HS Annual
Jun 2001 Lee Zion
Yuma County High Schools
Wray Class of 1924
Jan 2005 Wes Johnson
Yuma County High Schools
Class of 1933
Jan 2005 Lee Zion
Yuma Union High School
1925 Graduates
Jul 2004 Yuma Museum
School Census
Mt Olive District 21 - 1928 Jul 2004 Yuma Museum
School Newspapers
The Owl Wray School Paper
Dec 3, 1900, Dec 17, 1900, Jun 1901
Jun 01, Jun 04 Lee Zion

LAND & DEED RECORDS

File Description Date Submitter
Summary of the Public Land Laws
Wray Republican - July 12, 1889
Oct 99 Lee Zion

MILITARY

Indian Wars

File Description Date Submitter
The Forsyth Scouts,
Battle of Beecher Island, September 1868
Mar 1999 Lee Zion
Battle of Beecher's Island, Colorado as told by General George Custer.
1872 San Francisco Chronicle.
Dec 2003 Daniel Woodhead

Civil War

File Description Date Submitter
G. A. R. - Fred H. Beecher Post, Wray 1910 Jan 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry

World War 1

File Description Date Submitter
WWI Servicemen from Yuma County Jun 2002 Lee Zion
WWI Draft Call - March 3, 1918, Yuma County, Colorado Nov 2002 Lee Zion
WWI Draftees - March 1918
Newspaper Article
Oct 1998 Lee Zion
WWI Draft Call - May 10, 1918, Yuma County Colorado Nov 2002 Lee Zion
WWI Draft Call - May 25 1918, Yuma County, Colorado Nov 2002 Lee Zion
WWI Draft Registration, Yuma Pioneer June 1918 Updated Mar 2004 Arlene Glenn 

World War 2

File Description Date Submitter
WWII Casualty List Jun 2004 Marta Norton
WWII Veterans List May 2008 Lee Zion

NEWSPAPERS

File Description Date Submitter
Wray Gazette Special Edition, May 12, 1904
Index
Parts: |
a| b| c| d| e|
Oct 2001 Lee Zion
Yuma Pioneer, Jan 1 1887
(Vol 1, No 2)
Jul 2004 Yuma Museum
Yuma Pioneer, Dec 29, 1899
(Dec 1999 reprint of front page)
Jul 2004 Yuma Museum

OBITUARIES

File Description Date Submitter
Obituary Index 2008 Lee Zion
Andrews, Addison A. 1915 Feb 2011 Pat McArthur
Ashby, Leona Floris Muller Wells, May 10, 1988 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Bales, Anna Oxley, September 22, 1910 Apr 2007 Lee Zion
Bales, Elisha J., MD, December 10, 1925 Apr 2007 Lee Zion
Chesney, Nora Jane June 4, 1971 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Cross, Grace, December 17, 1943   Elaine Halleck
Dresen, Leyon Roy January 24, 1935 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Dilka, Dale Abner November 23, 1933 Nov 2009 Mary Stevens
Dudgeon, James Walter September 2, 1890 Aug 2011 Stevan Naylor
Eastin, Ronald C. "Tune", September 5, 2002 Dec 2006 Deb Schorzman
Gearhart, George A., May 9, 1958   Elaine Halleck
Gearhart, George W., February 28, 1937   Elaine Halleck
Gearhart, Rosa C., May 15, 1925   Elaine Halleck
Higgins, Anna Hannah May 16, 1975 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Arza Allen January 28, 1931 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Benny August 23, 2004 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Bessie June 16, 1931 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Billie Lee May 12, 1991 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Carl Nathan December 21, 1964 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Clarabelle (Gisi) Benjamin April 20, 1962 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Donald Clifford March 1, 1974 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Edith Marie August 24, 1973 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Harold Thedford September 2, 1961 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Harry Franklin February 11, 1969 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Martha May October 26, 1962 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Dora Mae December 15, 1995 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Hedwig May 7, 1900 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, John Phillip November 19, 1925 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Martin October 22, 1898 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Sophie Margaret November 22, 1949 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Theodore A. June 22, 1967 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, William March 1, 1956 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Benny "Roy" Leroy January 2, 1968 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Eldon Leory Dec 3, 1916 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Higgins, Robert Paul October 10, 1996 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Johnson, Emma Muller Fleenor Jun 17, 2005 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Kasel, Leonard F. January 16, 2003 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Mitchell, Goldean May 21, 2005 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Muller, Armor Leander, January 10, 1960 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Muller, Clair L., July 19, 1975 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Muller, Cynthia Sue, February 25, 1956 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Muller, Donald Clair, August 8, 1957 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Muller, Noah, April 15, 1963 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Muller, Virginia Ordorff, June 17, 1976 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Niehaus, Karl W. October 10, 2004 Dec 2006 Carol Monk
Prickett, Clyde November 16, 1962 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Prickett, Neva Jane April 30, 1981 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Peters, Myrle "Tillie" Otilla Smith November 21, 2002 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Peters, Wilbert "Sam" October 29, 1973 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Root, Carl, May 25, 1972 Jun 2002 Kari Montagriff
Shively, Harlan February 1, 1973 Jun 2002 Kari Montagriff
Sigmon, Agnes V. March 26, 1993 Sep 2007 Deb Schorzman
Smith, Myrle R. Wilson January 11, 1962 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Smith, William Wilson June 6, 1981 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Spelts, Alfred Mirl October 21, 1993 Aug 2010 Deb Schorzman
Spelts, Felix Amos December 26, 1974 Aug 2010 Deb Schorzman
Spelts, Mary Mattie Hotchkiss July 21, 1948 Aug 2010 Deb Schorzman
Spelts, Olive Fay Gurnsey May 27, 1989 Aug 2010 Deb Schorzman
Upchurch, Robert November 17, 1910 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Walz, Margaret Dianne July 15, 1963 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Weaver, Emeline Marie Cogdon December 15, 1934 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Weaver, Maude Alverda, November 8, 1853 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Wells, Barry Keith, January 30, 2000 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Wells, Dale, January 29, 1946 Jun 2007 Judy Morgan
Wince, Vera Mae, June 18, 1980 Jun 2002 Kari Montagriff

VITAL RECORDS
Marriages

File Description Date Submitter
Heindel, Bertha E. - Brownlee, James Clyde January 1930 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Heindel, Marie - Keenan, Ralph Vernon October 1920 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Simmons, Elsie Mabel - Dike, Dufus March 1918 Oct 2009 Deb Schorzman
Upchurch, Dora Mae - Heindel, Theodore A. October 25, 1930 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman
Wilson, Ana - Heindel, William H. "Bill" August 18, 1917 Mar 2008 Deb Schorzman

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