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Rita McDermott (#47250046)
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I am a fifth generation native to the Gunnison area and enjoy assisting folks with their genealogy searches. Our local museum has a great collection of old newspapers that I have access to and am willing to look up information if dates are provided.

Please feel free to use any of the photos I have submitted.
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Trevarthens (cont)
... sorry! I forgot to add "... and the headstone photos, too!" That is hugely helpful to see that all these people have the same style headstone, that's a significant clue. (-: Take care, Amy
Added by amys on Nov 10, 2016 4:53 PM
Trevarthens (cont) ...
Added by amys on Nov 10, 2016 4:51 PM
Trevarthens in Gunnison Cemetery
Hi Rita - I just sent you a bunch of edit requests to link these family members together. Please let me know if you need to see the research I've done to figure this out. (-: Also, I don't know who is responsible for the addition of the grave locations to these memorials --- you or RobMinteer57 --- but whoever added that info, THANK YOU! It's surprising how helpful that detail can turn out to be. Thanks for your contributions to findagrave, and keep up the good work. -Amy
Added by amys on Nov 10, 2016 4:49 PM
RE: Clinton Judy
You are so welcome. Thank you so much for posting the obituary. Greatly appreciated.
Added by Shock on Oct 04, 2016 6:46 AM
RE: J S Farley
No, I did not receive anything. Sherry
Added by JayWsNana on Sep 08, 2016 7:21 AM
J S Farley
Hi! I am trying to determine if this is twin of my ancestor. Joseph Farley was born in 1917 April 15, to Jessie Aretta Rose Farley, his twins name was John Bernard. Possibly born in LaPlata County, CO. Could this be my missing Joseph?? Any help you could give me on this mystery would be greatly appreciated. Sherry
Added by JayWsNana on Sep 02, 2016 9:56 AM
Smith, Samuel G. -Military Stone
Information to add to above entry:

Documents in Military Pension file give:

Born: 20 Dec 1831 Grafton, New Hampshire

Died: 18 Feb 1912 San Francisco, CA. at

the Pacific Branch Soldiers Home.

Thanks, Loline
Added by L.Sammons on Jan 25, 2016 3:19 PM
amanda allen
Wylie History

I am doing a little research on a 1891 cabin we will be staying in during the Christmas holidays. I was informed by the Gunnison Museum that it was once part of Wylie Ranch and the Wylie spur of the railroad. The home is beautiful. Keeping the old cabin and restoring and adding to it keeping the old charm. I believe John Edward Wylie is part of the history and was wondering if you had any info? I love to share history with my children especially on such a special trip.

Thank you

Added by amanda allen on Dec 02, 2015 7:58 AM
Princess Roddy O'Brien
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Pearl Hildreth Dent memorial # 79555083 was marred to Charles Dent memorial # 79555368

They had a son named Dave Roy Dent memorial # 79555604

Thank you
Added by Princess Roddy O'Brien on Nov 19, 2015 4:11 PM
Brad Melton
RE: Kissee
Thank you
Added by Brad Melton on May 13, 2015 7:25 AM
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