Pioneer families of the South Platte Valley--then and now a history of families in the Fort Lupton area by Richelle Cross

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Published by South Platte Valley Historical Society in Fort Lupton, Colo .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Fort Lupton Region (Colo.)

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  • Fort Lupton Region (Colo.) -- Biography.

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Statementby Richelle Cross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF784.F567 C76 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL903833M
ISBN 100964416506
LC Control Number95197047
OCLC/WorldCa33665383

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Geography Headwaters. The Platte River is formed in western Nebraska east of the city of North Platte, Nebraska by the confluence of the North Platte and the South Platte Rivers, which both arise from Pioneer families of the South Platte Valley--then and now book in the eastern Rockies east of the Continental Divide.

In central north Colorado is the North Park valley, ringed by mountains of 12, feet (3, m) height; this is where the North Mouth: Missouri River. Colorado’s pioneer farmers. He was born in Maryland August 8, His family lived on a farm and, therefore, the early part of his life was spent on a farm and in that pursuit until He then moved to Franklin County, Ohio, where he was engaged in farming until ; thence moved to Ogle County.

Mette born Apr. 22,Skibet Vil, Vejle Cty, Denmark. Died Mar. 27,Newman Grove, Platte County, NE. Both are buried in cemetery at Newman Grove, NE. {Editor’s Note: Newman Grove is located both in Madison County and in Platte County. The cemetery they are buried in is Hope Cemetery and it is located just south of Newman Grove.}.

William Byers, a surveyor and farmer, acquired acres of farmland along the east bank of the South Platte River, stretching from West Bayaud Avenue down to West Virginia Avenue.

A log cabin was built in the area for the Byers family, but they ran into flooding troubles when the South Platte and Cherry Creek overflowed in Westward movement, the populating by Europeans of the land within the continental boundaries of the mainland United States, a process that began shortly after the first colonial settlements were established along the Atlantic coast.

Read more about its history and outcome. While they continued on along the North Platte River, those headed to Pike's Peak broke off to the south and followed the South Platte River.

This is the route that the Arbuthnot men took. Traveling roughly 75 days to get from their home in Tama County, Iowa, to arriving in Boulder City, Nebraska Territory on. John Danhauer settled in South Platte Precinct inStephen Platz and James Odell in Mr.

Hewitt settled in the extreme northeast corner of the county on Section twenty-four (24) Town ten (10) Range five (5) in and shortly after J.

Ward, C. Thurman, James Foster and C. Foster, who took up their claims in Bluff Precinct. Stephen Harriman Long (Decem – September 4, ) was a U.S.

army explorer, topographical engineer, and railway engineer. As an inventor, he is noted for his developments in the design of steam was also one of the most prolific explorers of the early s, although his career as an explorer was relatively short-lived.

Rivers West Over one million books were sold in paperback. Rivers West is one of the most exciting frontier series of our time tales of mountain men and intrepid women, pioneer families and Native American warriors.

Here is the story of North America in all its awesome splendor/5(1). The South Platte Valley Historic Park is dedicated to allowing the public to experience the early settlement of the west and Colorado by preserving the site and area along the South Platte River that was the location of one of the early trade forts in the west.

Through this area the historic Trappers Trail ran between Fort Laramie in what is. 2 Pioneer Families, Homes, and Businesses 3 Rails to Littleton 4 Civic Building Spree Begins 5 From Cow Town to Downtown 6 Manufacturing Brings Employment 7 Snowstorms and Floods 8 Recreation and Leisure Bibliography William G.

Russell entreated them not to break up the party, but, they refused to listen, and started on their long homeward journey. Nothing daunted by the desertion of the larger number of the party, Russell and his remaining associates — 13 in all — continued prospecting, and, finding gold where the Dry Creek empties into the South Platte River near present-day Englewood, they stopped.

Pioneer Families of the South Platte Valley: Then and Now: A History of Families in the Fort Lupton Area / Richelle Cross / Mission and Ministry: A History of Virginia Theological Seminary / John E. Booty / The Mormon Trail extends from Nauvoo, Illinois, which was the principal settlement of the Latter Day Saints from toto Salt Lake City, Utah, which was settled by Brigham Young and his followers beginning in From Council Bluffs, Iowa to Fort Bridger in Wyoming, the trail follows much the same route as the Oregon Trail and the California Trail; these trails are collectively.

The Platte Purchase region of northwest Missouri, comprising the present-day counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Nodaway, and Platte, was not included in Missouri's present boundaries until Originally this area was a portion of the lands west of the Mississippi River reserved for Native American relocation.

The acquisition of this territory by the state of Missouri in was. Plum Creek, ten miles farther west, is the country seat of Dawson County, and is a young, enterprising, rapidly-growing town. Opposite the town is a splendid $50, bridge across the Platte River.

There is plenty of Government land quite convenient to town, on the south side of the Platte, which is now being taken up very rapidly.

COLONY FROM OHIO. The Oregon Trail had to eventually cross the South Platte River to gain access to the North Platte River, which overlanders followed all the way to the area of present-day Casper, Wyoming. This was done at California Crossing, named for the gold rushers of Before then.

—Michèle Dufresne, President, Pioneer Valley Books. Our History. Pioneer Valley Books was founded in in Amherst, Massachusetts, to provide books for children learning to read.

We started with our Classic Black and White books. InPioneer Valley Educational Press and Literacy Footprints, a literacy book and software company, merged.

The Sterling Lions Club honored two families with deep ties to Logan County at their Cowboy Breakfast Wednesday, Aug. Ken and Evie Guenzi and Jenevieve Sanders Manuello De Soto were this year’s Pioneer Award recipients.

John Guenzi, Ken’s grandfather, emigrated from Italy to Holliston, Mass., in and his wife, Louisa came in Small family weddings and events Family reunions and retreats. Please feel free to call the ranch with questions about the different opportunities we can offer.

Enjoy our cozy cabin lodging with wood burning fireplaces, three excellent meals a day, access to our hot tubs, lawn games, Pioneer Hall.

By June 1,UP rails had reached North Platte. Just west of there, Dodge departed from the earlier pioneer trails and instead headed directly towards his recently discovered pass. He “marched immediately up the [South] Platte, then up the Lodge Pole to the east base of the Black Hills.”.

The mountain tributaries of the South Platte River spread widely from north to south along the spine of the Rockies, collecting melting snow like an enormous rake. Up near the Wyoming border, the Cache la Poudre River starts in a modest lake in Rocky Mountain National Park and flows northeast before curving eastward to join the South Platte.

Standing in the courtyard at Platte River Fort, between stockade walls, visitors are immersed in pioneer history as they explore ground-level chambers: a fur room, a blacksmithing station, and barracks-style bunks, the latter of which offer a lodging alternative to family-friendly suites.

The Platte River's fertile valley has long been known for its livestock and poultry, with over farms now located in the surrounding area. Regional Trading Forts Fort Vasquez The history of settlers to the area goes back to the establishment of fur trading forts along the South Platte.

For a modern trip along the Oregon Trail you won't need a covered wagon full of supplies. If you want something akin to the original experience, however, consider a.

The South Platte River runs through part of Nebraska and through part of Colorado, but there is not now, nor has there ever been a town or city of that name--North Platte, Yes, but South Platte, No. In all probability, John “A” Sharp was born on the South Platte River, near Julesburgh, Nebraska Territory.

The War between North and South Platte The fourth legislature which met in Omaha, December 8,is known as that of the "Florence Secession." The war between the North Platte and South Platte sections had become fierce and bitter. There were twice as many settlers in the South Platte.

Spacious skies, stretching without interruption hundreds of miles eastward from the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Golden, rolling, irrigated fields of wheat and corn, spreading along the valleys of the South Platte and Republican rivers and their tributaries.

A different Colorado exists on the. Pioneer School Each summer a Pioneer School is conducted to give children the experience of going to a one-room school. In addition to learning activities, as they would have been inseveral outdoor activities are also planned to engage the students attending the pioneer school.

On July 4th, the caravan rested near the Platte River in Nebraska, and a young couple in the wagon train used the occasion to get married. The weather was fine, and all seemed to enjoy themselves. Editorial: Take down Denver’s Pioneer Monument The Humane Society of the South Platte Valley has ramped up a dog- training program in the.

Our summer of was devoted to retracing the route followed by hundreds of thousands of America’s pioneers as they traveled west along the Oregon Trail. The trail had several jumping-off points including Council Bluffs, Iowa, and St.

Joseph, Missouri, but it is Courthouse Square in Independence, Missouri, that is most often cited as the beginning of the journey to the fertile land of. Clark Zane Cozens was a Littleton carpenter and builder, who, as well as his family, made significant contributions to the community.

Born in Longuiel, Canada in September as Clark Town Blucher Cozens, he adopted the middle name of Zane after he was grown. Zane was a family name that came from the maiden name of one of his great grandmothers. The butte was seen by John Charles Fremont on his trek up the South Platte River in Flat Top is is a physical and historic geographical prominence of southern Washington County located just north of its southern county line with Lincoln county at Latitude ° N, Longitude ° West.

The Report was useful to the Mormons for its account of the Platte River Valley from what is now North Platte, Nebraska, to South Pass. Of most value to the Mormons in the subsequent Report was the three-page account of the exploration of the Great Salt Lake (which he reached via the Soda Springs), the Bear River area, and the valley.

South Platte: The Rock Climber's Guide by Peter Hubbel, (August ) Chockstone Pr; ISBN: Purchase this book. This updated comprehensive climbers guide to the entire South Platte region includes almost 1, routes with completely new topo maps and new route information.

Learn More. See the entry for the Homestead Act in the Library’s Primary Documents in American History Web guide series.; Locate additional recollections of life on the homestead by searching American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers’ Project, to and Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca.

to on the terms.Chapters 1 and 2 describe the Geer family history and the tale of Joseph Carey Geer's trip along the Oregon Trail in Chapter 3 describes the trail westward taken by T.T. Geer's other grandfather, John Eoff.: Chapters 18 and 19 contain the diary of Elizabeth Dixon Smith, Ralph's stepmother, who also traveled across the Oregon Trail in Flashback Friday: New Photos of s Irrigation and Pioneer Life in the North Platte Valley Reveal New Insights The right portion of this house shows a remnant of an earlier, lower gable, indicating that the house was originally built with a low roof (like the house in the left background in the previous photo).

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