Date of  
Registration 
2/27/1896

3/091896

3/11/1896

3/17/1896

3/18/1896

3/20/1896

3/22/1896

3/3/1896

2/10/1895

10/1/1891

11/30/1894

4/3/1896

4/10/1896

4/15/1896

4/16/1896

5/1/1896

5/14/1896

5/16/1896

5/17/1896

5/23/1896

5/27/1896

6/12/1896

6/22/1896

-

8/5/1895

-

7/1/1896

7/16/1896

7/17/1896

7/27/1896

7/30/1896
La Plata County, Colorado Pauper Records

Transcribed by Kathy Gibson, Nancy Holland and Julie Pickett
This is a transcription of a "Pauper Ledger" that is in the possession of the La Plata County Clerk's Office.
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Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Wooten Sam. Wooten

Wyld C. Wyld

Wilmers Mrs. A. H. Wilmers

Dotson J. C. Dotson

Galligan Frank Galligan

Darby Mrs. Helen Darby

Taylor Joe Taylor

Gilmore Thomas Gilmore

O'Neil John O'Neil

Ball Mrs. Mary Ball

Miller Jennie Miller

Conrad J. J. Conrad

Brissell Gus Brissell

Weiss Myrtle Weiss

Hodges Richard Hodges

Brennan Michael Brennan

Millard Mrs. S. A. Millard

Schaefer Julius Schaefer

Fuller Mrs. Anna Fuller

Doe E. S. Doe

Connell Thomas Connell

Progel Josie Progel

Kirby E. A. Kirby

Howard Benjamin Howard

Hamilton Ruth Hamilton

Culver Mrs. Carrie Culver

Nutt Mary J. Nutt

Olsson Axel Olsson

Denham Mrs. Maggie Denham

Trask Frank Trask

Howard-Ware Mrs. Mary 

Thomas Mrs. Alvin Thomas

Blanco Roman Blanco
Age

23

26

52

37

39

32

40

-

35

55

25

64

58

56

-

54

60

36

31

34

46

55

50

-

45

-

54

78

38

36

71
Sex

F

F

M

F

M

F

F

-

M

F

M

F

F

M

-

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

-

-

-

M

M

M

F

M

Place of Birth

England

Ill.

Ill.

Texas

Germany

Cala.

Georgia

blank

U.S.

Miss

Ill.

Tenn

Ireland

Alsaice 
Lorrane Ger
Farmington

Wis

Ireland

Germany

Tenn

Sweden

Germany

England

Scotland

blank

blank

blank

US

US

US

US

US
This page was last updated: January 26, 2016
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Date of Immigration
to US

1885

-

-

-

1876

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1883

1845

-

-

1850

1880

-

1880

1887

1866

1870

-

1892

-

-

-

-

-

-
Date of
Immigration
to Colorado

12/19/1895

1891

1887

1881

1886

10/1895

1880

-

1870

1879

1887

1870

1895

11/1895

4/14/1896

1865

1879

1893

3/1896

1890

5/27/1896

1883

1880

-

1893

-

1896

1886

1873

3/5/1896

1877
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Fremont

blank

Otero

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

San Juan

blank

San Juan

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

San Juan, NM

blank

Date of Arrival 
in this County

12/19/1895

1891

1891

1881

1893

10/1895

1880

blank

1887

1879

1887

1881

1895

4/1/1896

4/14/1896

1890

1880

1893

blank

1890

blank

6/12/1896

9/1895

blank

blank

blank

6/26/1896

1890

1882

3/5/1896

1877


Cause of 
Poverty or 
Distress

Sickness

Insanity

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Drunkeness

blank

blank

Dementia

do

blank

blank

Sickness

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Sickness

Sickness

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Special Notes/ 
Type of Aid

blank

blank

Burial expenses

blank

blank

Burial of child

blank

Burial expenses

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Burial expenses

Burial expenses

Burial expenses

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank
Date of Registration

7/28/1896

7/22/1896

7/23/1896

4/04/1896

4/10/1896

4/31/1896

4/17/1896

9/07/1896

9/29/1896

9/28/1896

9/28/1896

9/29/1896

10/13/1896

11/05/1896

11/05/1895

11/10/1896

11/27/1896

Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Esmond Thomas F Esmond

Bryan G W Bryan

Schofield Harry Schofield

Powers John Powers

Preston Chas. H Preston

Coslett Wm Coslett

Messick Frank Messick

Loor John Loor  ?

Robinson Sam Robinson

Schornigar Louis Schornigar

Schornigar Jennie Schornigar

Macklin Thos Macklin

Freas L W Freas 

Hightower J J Hightower

Joyce John Joyce

Donnell Mrs. Lila Donnell

Clifford Wm Clifford

Age

64

22

31

45

43

63

42

38

32

28

27

40

78

36

40

54

33

Sex

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

F

M

M

M

M

F

M

Place of
Birth

Ireland

America

America

Ireland

American

Wales

American

American

American

Amerinan

American

Ireland

Penn.

Missouri

Ill.

N.C.

Ohio

Date of 
Immigration 
to US

1848

-

-

1860

-

1861

-

-

-

-

-

1863

-

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1855

4/17/1896

7/22/1896

1871

1877

1865

1889

1895

1888

1893

1893

1884

1866

1882

1876

1896

1889
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

Florence

San Miguel

blank

San Juan

blank

Boulder

blank

blank

Ouray

Ouray

blank

blank

Delores

San Juan

Las Animas

San Juan
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

-

7/20/1986

7/22/1896

1894

07/10/1986

1892

8/17/1896

1895

8/16/1896

8/27/1896

8/27/1896

9/28/1896

1880

1/1896

10/15/1896

11/10/1896

11/19/1896
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

hospt mede

hospt mede

mede

hospt mede

hospt mede burial

hospt mede

hospt mede

hospt mede

hospt mede

tick Pueblo

tickt Pueblo

hospt mede

groceries

groceries

medicines

groceries

medicine
Southwest Colorado Genealogical Society Transcription Project
Date of Registration

12/01/1894

3/17/1896

10/01/1891

5/14/1896

12/07/1896

1/02/1896

11/18/1894

11/30/1895

7/06/1895

11/05/1896

1/07/1897

1/07/1897

1/13/1897

1/30/1896

1/25/1897

12/02/1896

1/08/1895

11/30/1894

9//29/1896

12/04/1896

4/01/1895

12/23/1897

2/23/1897

8/04/1896

12/15/1896

3/18/1896

5/16/1896

7/17/1896

1/25/1897

2/06/1894

1/11/1895

4/03/1896

1/07/1897
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Brennan Michael Brennan

Cason Julia Cason

Cowan Polly Cowan

Dalohary Martin Dalohary

Devlin Jonh Devlin

Fuller Mrs Anna Fuller

Gilmore Thomas Gilmore

Hodges Richard Hodges

Hamilton Ruth Hamilton

Hightower J J Hightower 

Hudson Silva Hudson and 
three children
Hudson Eliza J. Hudson

Holman M. A. Holman

Laird Mitchell Laird

Lewis Mrs E. J. Lewis

Kelley John Kelley

Millard Mrs S. A.Millard

Moore Willie Moore

Macklin Thomas Macklin

Norris Mrs. Bella Norris

O'Neil John O'Neil

McCleon James McCleon

Moon John Moon

Powers John Powers

Rivera Louis Rivera

Stock E. C. Stock

Snider Geo. Snider

Starr Joe Starr

Spires Ida Spires 3 children

Taylor Joe Taylor

Weiss Myrtle Weiss

Wimberly C. E. Wimberly

Willis Katie Willis and 2 
children
Age

65

37

55

60

58

42

61

52

44

36

25

59

43

71

76

38

42

25

40

26

56

55

68

45

42

39

36

38

34

85

5

64

21
Sex

M

F

"

M

"

F

M

"

F

M

F

F

F

M

F

M

F

M

M

F

M



M



M

M

M

M

F

M

F



F
Place of
Birth

Ireland

Texas U.S.

Miss   U.S.

Ireland

NY  U.S.

Ill U.S.

Ireland

England

Ireland

Mo     U.S.

Iowa  U.S.

Ky   U.S.

Mo U.S.

U.S.

NY  U.S.

Pa U.S.

NY  U.S.

Ill U.S.

Ireland

Kansas U.S.

Ireland

Ireland

Ky U.S.

Ireland

N.M.

Germany

Germany

U.S.

Ind U.S.

England

Colorado U.S.

Tenn. U.S.

Ky     U.S.
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

1835

-

-

1850

-

-

1862

1855

1883

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1863

-

1859

5/23/1876

-

1860

-

1876

1880

-

-

1860

-

-

--
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1875

1881

1879

1874

1890

1895

1881

-

1883

1882

9/01/1896

9/01/1896

1886

1877

1893

1894

1882

1887

1884

1894

1881

May 1889

1890

1871

1887

1886

1893

1873

1890

1880

N.R.

1870

9/01/1896
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

blank

blank

blank

Pueblo

not reported

do

blank

blank

Delores

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Archuleta

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

San Juan

San Miguel

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Fremont

blank
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

1875

1881

1879

1880

1892

1886

1881 

-

1883

Jan 1896

9/01/1896

9/01/1896

1886

1877

1893

12/02/1896

1882

1887

9/28/1896

1894

1881

12/23/1896

1895

1894

1887

1893

1893

1882

1891

1880

1890

1881

9/01/1896
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Old Age

Sickness

Dementia

Not reported

Crippled

Desertion by Husband

Dementia

Old Age

Sickness

not reported

Out of Employment

do

Deserted by Husb

Sickness

Old Age

Feet Frozen

Sickness

Dementia

not reported

Man in Jail

Blindness

Sickness

Old Age & Sickness

not reported

Diphtheria

Sickness

not reported

Sickness

Sickness of Husb

Old Age

Desertion by parents

not reported

Out of Employment
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

Med

see dates

see dates



Groc

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates



see dates

Hosp & Drugs ?

groc & med

see dates

Medicine

Groc

Hosp Med

Med

see dates

Hosp

Groc

see dates

Burial

Groc

see dates

see dates

see dates

Groc

see dates
Date of Registration

1/12/1897

1/28/1897

12/12/1896

11/27/1896

2/23/1897

2/19/1897

2/15/1897

2/06/1897

2/06/1897

2/05/1897

2/01/1897

3/051897

3/10/1897

3/26/1897

4/05/1897

4/05/1897

4/12/1897

4/24/1897

4/24/1897

4/20/1897

4/28/1897

4/30/1897

4/03/1897

5/01/1897

5/24/1897

5/19/1897

5/07/1897

5/12/1897

5/15/1897

6/02/1897

6/02/1897

6/02/1897

6/02/1897
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Wagner Jerry Wagner

West D. R. West and 4 children 

Wooley Mrs Elmira Wooley

Clifford Wm. Clifford

Goolsby Joe Goolsby

Harmguga Molly Harmguga (Mexican)
Geier George Geier & 2 children 

Decasadoes Jose Decasadoes

Wimberly H. R. Wimbelry

Cordova Patainto Cordova

Bracken Mrs. Mand Bracken

Grogan Elizabeth Grogan

Waverly Mrs Mary Waverly

Bridger Mrs E. L. Bridger

Reed W. J. Reed

Baker Wm. Baker William Baker

Fitzgerald Ellen Fitzgerald

Garcia Josie Mrs Garcia

Becker Valentine Becker

Holland J. J. Holland

Littlefield Ada Littlefield

Mellete Mrs Alice Mellete

Reed A. L. Reed

Rendone Stephana Rendone

Stowell Flora Stowell

Stiger Katie Mrs Stiger

Duran John Duran

Blanco Roman Blanco

Lafebra Roberto Lafebra

Hadley Emma Hadley

Hadley Edith Hadley

Hadley Hanna Hadley

Hadley Sadie Hadley
Age

16

52

62

33

33

29

39

37

63

28

24

43

31

47

35

56

53

24

42

36

27

23

81

50

20

19

14

48

38

12

10

9

7
Sex

M

"



M

M



M

"

"

"



"

"

"

M

"





M

"



"

M



"

"

M

"

"



"

"

"
Place of
Birth

N.M. U.S.

Maine U.S.

Conn

Ohio U.S.

Cala U.S.

N.Mex.

Germany

N. Mex

Tenn

N.Mex

Ind. U.S.

Wales

N.Y. U.S

Canada

Missouri.

do

Ireland

Colo.

Germany

Canada

Ga. U.S

Mo. U.S.

Ohio

N Mex

Colo.

Germany

N Mex

do

do

Colo.

"

"

"
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

-

-

-

2/1888

-

-

-

-

1851

-

1862

-

-

1861

-

1879

1865

-

-

-

-

-

1895

-

-

-

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1892

9/1893

1880

9/1889

1885

1888

2/1888

1892

1859

1894

9/1896

1879

1888

1881

1871

1867

1881

-

1883

1893

1889

1892

1885

1891

-

1895

-

1890

1890

-

-

-

-
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

blank

Montezuma

San Juan

Mineral

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Montrose

blank

Garfield

La Plata

blank

Rio Grande

El Paso

Las Animas

Arapahoe

Costilla

Garfield

blank

Delta

blank

blank

blank

blank

born in Laplata ?

"

"

"
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

1892

09/1896

1/15/1894

11/19/1896

1886

-

2/1888

1892

1881

1894

9/1896

1883

9/1896

1881

10/1896

1888

1889

1891

11/02/1896

4/1896

1/23/1897

6/1896

8/05/1886

1891

1888

1895

1890

1890

1892

-

-

-

-
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Death of parents

Out of Employment

Deserted by Husb.

Sickness

Sickness

"

"

Out of Work

Sickness

Out of Work

Sickness

No Work

Desertion by Husb.

Sickness

do

do

do

do

Cripple

Gun Shot Wound

Sickness

do

Dementia

Sickness

Desertion by Husb.

Sickness

Diptheria

do

do

Orphans

"

"

"
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

Meals

see dates

Groc

Hosp

Groc

Board & Med.

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

Stove $6.25

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

Coal

see dates

Furnished Burro $6.00

Hosp Med

Ticket to Denver

Hosp.

Med.

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

blank

blank

blank

blank
Date of Registration

6/2/1897

6/2/1897

7/10/1897

7/16/1897

7/27/1897

7/21/1897

8/4/1897

9/11/1897

9/10/1897

9/21/1897

11/26/1897

-

-

10/4/1897

10/16/1897

10/16/1897

12/4/1897

12/15/1897

12/15/1897

12/21/1897

12/21/1897

1/6/1898

1/12/1898

2/15/1898

2/27/1898

3/10/1898

3/11/1898

3/25/1898

3/28/1898

4/12/1898

5/6/1898

5/3/1898

5/22/1898
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Hadley Ernest Hadley

Baines James Baines

Nevins Claude M Nevins

Starks Kate Starks

Anheier Peter Anheier

Dixon L. E. Dixon

Frazier Mrs. C. J. Frazier

Blartennello Domingo 
Blartenello
Vance Mrs Mary Vance

Cuppy Frank Cuppy

Knight Henry Knight

Cushman Mrs. Cushman

Wilmers Mrs Wilmers

Rivers Catherina Rivers

McKinzie Maud & Robert 
McKinzie
Wooley Michael Wooley

Martinez John J. Martinez

Flagler Griffin S Flagler

Rhodes Mrs H H. Rhodes

O'Shea James O'Shea

Reeves Ed Reeves

Hopfseck John Hopfseck

Nelson Andy Nelson

Bridger Thomas Bridger

Yeager Henry Yeager

Goeglind John G. Goeglind

Smith Mrs Alice Smith

Swansen Hanna Swansen

Bryant Ben Bryant

Camplin Martha Camplin

Kennedy Ella Kennedy

Garcia Antonio Garcia

Harris Martin Harris
Age

4

45

22

52

71

51

45

30

33

56

60

-

-

36

12 & 6

60

40

68

45

73

28

78

61

48

33

36

37

45

44

48

35

65

19
Sex

M

"

F

F

M

M

F

M

F

M

"

blank

blank

blank

blank

M

"

"

F

M

"

"

"

"

"

"

F

"

M

F

"

M

"
Place of
Birth

Durango, Colo

Wis. U.S.

Ind. U.S.

Germany

"

Penn.

Iowa

Italy

Ohio

do

England

blank

blank

Old Mexico

New   "

Ireland

New Mexico

New York

Ill

Ireland

Ind

Germany

Sweden

New York

Illinois

Ohio

Alabama

Sweden

Kentucky

Illinois

Texas

New Mexico

Miss.
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

1849

1853

-

-

1886

-

-

1887

-

-

1879

-

1861

-

-

-

1848

-

1854

-

-

-

-

-

1877

-

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

-

1884

June 1886

1895

1883

1881

1888

-

1889

1895

1889

-

-

1885

-

1877

Dec 1896

1867

1870

1881

1879

1879

1890

1875

1897

1876

1879

1887

1882

1868

1883

1894

Feb. 1898
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

Grand

Las Animas

Arapahoe

blank

blank

Route

blank

Ouray

Archuleta

Montezuma 

blank

blank

blank

San Miquel

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Chaffee

Montezuma 

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Clear Creek

Montrose

blank

blank

Pueblo
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

-

1892

2/00/1894

1895

1884

1881

1892

1888

1890

3/00/1897

1896

-

-

1885

1897

1895

1896

1876

1893

1882

1897

1879

-

1896

-

1880

1881

1894

1896

1896

1883

1894

5/21/1898
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Orphan

Sickness

do

do

Old Age

Sickness

do

Insane

Desertion by Husb.

Sickness

do

blank

blank

Sickness

Death of mother

blank

No Work

Sickness

Cancer

Sickness

Desertion 

Old Age

blank

Sickness

"

blank

Sickness

"

"

"

blank

Loss of legs

Gastrointestinal trouble
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

blank

Hosp.

see dates

Ticket to Denver

Ticket to Logansport Ind.

see dates

see dates

Med

see dates

see dates

Ticket to Spokane Wash.

see dates

see dates

blank

blank

Poor Farm

see dates

Ticket to Monte Vista

see dates

blank

Ticket to Saldia

Poor Farm

blank

Dead

Hospital

Sent to Denver for 
treatment of eyes
see dates

see dates

see dates

see dates

blank

blank

Hospital
Date of Registration

5/28/1898

4/15/1898

4/21/1898

5/2/1898

5/28/1898

6/8/1898

6/8/1898

7/23/1898

10/6/1898

10/25/1898

11/17/1898
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Baker Susie Baker

Keltenbach Louis Keltenbach

Stuckes Thomas Stuckes

Phillips Edward Phillips

Harper Mrs. J. A. Harper

Fitzgerald Ellen Fitzgerald

Duvie Geo Duvie George Duvie

Schafer Mary Schafer

LaBlanc Parala LaBlanc

Mullen London Mullen

Guteras Maria Guteras
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

April 1898

1893

1893

1897

1883

1884

-

1878

April 1891

1898

-
Age

30

43

24

60

29

50

59

68

40

80

48
Sex

F

M

"

"

F

"

M

F

M

"

F
Place of
Birth

Missouri

Ohio

Indiana

Wales

Iowa

Ireland

France

Germany

New Mexico

Ohio

Colorado
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

1875

-

1870

1854

1854

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1898

1875

1893

1897

1882

1884

1887

1878

1874

1835

-
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

Arapahoe

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Sickness

Blind

Injury

blank

Children to support

Sickness

Sickness

Old age

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

blank

see date $60.00

blank

blank

see dates

died

see date $118.20

see dates

blank

died $50.00

blank
Date of Registration

12/06/1898

12/10/1898

4/01/1895

2/06/1894

10/01/1891

11/30/1894

7/06/1895
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Mulcahy Mrs. Mulcahy

Myers Lucy Myers

Oneil John Oneil

Taylor Joe Taylor

Cowen Polly Cowen

Moore Willie Moore

Hamilton Ruth Hamilton
Age

68

51

56

85

55

25

44
Sex

F

F

M

M

F

M

F
Place of
Birth

New York

Pennsylvania

Ireland

England

Miss.

Ill.

Ireland
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

1859

1860

-

-

1883
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1898

1891

1881

1880

1879

1187

1883
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

Rio Grande

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

-

1894

1881

1880

1879

1887

1883
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Sickness

Sickness

Blindness

Old age

Dementia

Dementia

Sickness
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

blank

blank

see date $112.15

see dates

$80.00 1898

$100.00 1898

see dates
Pg. 2
Pg. 3
Pg. 4
Pg. 5
Pg. 6
Pg. 7
Pg. 8
Pg. 9
Date of Registration

12/21/1897

12/22/1898

12/24/1898

12/29/1898

01/07/1899

01/12/1899

01/28/1899

01/28/1899

01/28/1899

02/04/1899

02/08/1899
Date of  
Registration 

12/06/1895

12/06/1895

12/06/1895

12/14/1895

12/18/1895

12/20/1895

02/06/1894

11/18/1894

04/01/1895

01/18/1895

10/24/1895

07/06/1895

08/1894

01/11/1895

11/30/1895

12/01/1894

01/18/1895

10/12/1895

01/02/1896

01/07/1896

01/07/1896

01/10/1896

01/13/1896

01/13/1896

07/06/1895

01/19/1896

01/27/1896

01/31/1896

10/02/1895

02/05/1896

02/08/1896

02/17/1896

01/23/1986
Pg. 1
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

McKeown Lizzie McKeown

Copeland Mary Copeland

Haskell Ernest Haskell

Cason Julia Cason 

Stock E.C. Stock

Osgood Dora Osgood

Weiss Mrs. A.W. Weiss 

Linquist Anna Linquist

Baker William Baker

Cowan Polly Cowan

Moore Willie Moore

Wimberly C.E. Wimberly

McKeown Mary McKeown

Fox Peter Fox

deaf and dumb family

Have Will Have

Dalohary Marin Dalohary

Snyder George Snyder

Eason W.H. Eason

Nordquist Gusta Nordquist

Smidt Henry W. Smidt 

Tate J.H. Tate

Stephenson J. Stephenson

Green Mary Green

Kermode Thomas Kermode

Hill Edward Hill

Langley T.B. Langley

McClure James McClure 

Starr Joseph Starr

Ourns Mattie Ourns

Laird Mitchell Laird 
Age

25

39

40

69

36

39

85

61

56

31

47

39

42

 5

52

65

42

72

42

60

38

25

37

69

44

20

46

25

22

48

32

29

51
Sex

M

M

F

M

M

F

M

M

M

F

F

M

M

F

M

M

F

M

F

M



F

M

M

F

F

F

M

F

M

F

F

M

Place of Birth

Mississppi

England

Louisiana

Virginia

Ireland

England

England

Ireland

Ireland

Iowa

Ohio

N. Carolina

Sweden

Colorado

England

Ireland

New York

Germany

Illinois

Maine

Mass.

Utah

Ill.

New York

Ireland

Canada

Miss

Sweden

Ireland

Maine

Penn

Ind. Ter

New Mex
Date of Immigration
to US

-

1883

-

-

1888

1893

1860

1862

1859

-

-

-

1871

-

1855

1835

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1883

1880

-

1889

1889

-

-

-

-
Date of
Immigration
to Colorado

1880

1888

1876

1850

1893

1893

1880

1881

1881

1888

1883

1879

1888

-

-

1875

1882

-

1875

1865

1881

1890

1879

1868

1883

1880

1888

1889

1889

1874

1884

1883

1895
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

San Miguel

blank

Huerfano

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Chaffee

blank

blank

Pueblo

Conejos

blank

blank

blank

Dolores

Dolores

blank
Date of Arrival 
in this County

1880

11/1885

1893

1891

1895

1893

1880

1881

1881

1890

1891

1893

1889

1890

-

1875

1882

-

1886

1883

1895

1890

12/13/1895

1881

1883

1893

11/01/1895

01/29/1896

1889

1889

02/08/1896

02/17/1896

1895
Cause of 
Poverty or 
Distress

Sickness

Ulcer on Leg

blank

Sickness

Sickness

Death of 
husb.
Old Age

Dementia

Blindness

Sickness

Insane

Dropsy

Drunkeness

Desertion by parents
Old Age

Old Age

Sickness

blank

Desertion by husb.

Old Age

Frozen Feet

Sickness

Pneumonia

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Desertion by husb.

Sickness

Broken Leg

Sickness

Sickness
Special Notes/ 
Type of Aid

medicines

medicines

Groceries, Stove and pipe, 
medicines
medicine - died

medicines

Groceries & stove

Groceries Medicine

Medicine

Medicine 

Medicine

Burial

Medicines Burial

Burial Medicine

Care in private home medicine

Medicine 

Medicine Shirts

Medicine

Medicine

Groceries Coal

Medicine Burial

Medicine

Ticket to Ogden, Utah

Medicine Burial

Groceries 

Coal Medicine

Medicine

Groceries & Shoes

Medicine

Ticket to Santa Fe

Medicine Express

blank

Medicine Burial

Medicine
Page nine simply says, "The Poor Farm" and there is no other recorded data.
Pg. 10
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

O'Shea James O'Shea

Girardin Mrs. Sarah Girardin

Clark Katie Clark

Prescott Anna B Prescott

Keeps Bill Keeps

Aragon Pablo Aragon

Wooden Sam Wooden

Reardon Dennis Reardon

Daniels E. Daniels

Briggs G. W. Briggs

Andrews Emma Andrews
Age

73

55

50

56

32

52

29

60

35

51 - 11 mo

40
Sex

M

F

F

F

M

F

M

M

M

M

F
Place of
Birth

Ireland

Ohio

Ill

N.H.

Missouri

Mexico

Miss.

Ireland

Azoves Island

Cleveland O.

Germany
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

1848

-

-

-

-

-

-

1851

1883

-

1890
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1881

05/01/1861

1896

1881

1879

1891

1880

1874

06/1896

1898

1890
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

Arapahoe

San Juan

blank

blank

blank

blank

Dolores

blank

blank

blank
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Invalid

Sickness

blank

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

blank

blank
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Invalid

Sickness

blank

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

blank

blank
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

Note by name: Dead

see dates

see date

see dates

see date

see date

blank

blank

blank

see date

see date
Pg. 11
Date of Registration

2/18/1899

2/20/1899

2/20/1899

2/22/1899

2/28/1899

3/17/1899

3/25/1899

4/4/1899

4/4/1899

4/16/1899

4/21/1899
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Applewhite T.J. Applewhite

Cotetola Conway Cotetola

Gensen Mrs. John Gensen

Burrisa Mrs. T. F. Burrisa

Lee Robt. B. Lee

Smead C. C. Smead

Thomas Harry Thomas

Carem Mrs. M. A. Carem

Stacey Geo.F. Stacey

Shannon M. Shannon

Druffey Alice Druffey
Age

57

34

26

35

10

40

33

50

43

50

20
Sex

M

F

F

F

M

M

M

F

M

M

F
Place of
Birth

N. Carolina

Illinois

Arkansas

Iowa

Pennsylvania

Illinois

Tennessee

Ireland

Kentucky

New Jersey

Iowa
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1894

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

8/1872

3/1898

1885

1892

1893

3/1877

9/10/1898

Fall 1897

Spring 1885

1872

When a child
From What
County in
Colorado

6 mo in Utah

blank

Mesa

blank

blank

Boulder

La Veta Pass

Arapahoe

Ouray

blank

San Juan
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

10/25/1898

3/1898

10/1898

7/1892

1893

3/16/1897

3/16/1899

10/1898

3/281899

1873

1897
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Sickness

Quarantined

Sickness

Injury Coal Mine

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

blank
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

Other aid Jan 1899, 50.90

blank

blank

Other aid Feby 99, 3.65

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

'Dead' is printed next to 
her name.
blank
Pg. 12
Date of Registration

5/03/1899

5/11/1899

5/15/1899

5/18/1899

5/20/1899

5/25/1899

5/26/1899

5/30/1899

6/06/1899

12/07/1896
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Ensley Joe Ensley

Bragg Mrs. Laura Bragg

Dick Charlie Dick

Jackson Ardrem Jackson

O. Zella Domminek O.Zella

Howard Mary Howard

DeLay Josie DeLay

Howard C.E. Howard

Simmons Mrs. Helen Simmons

Devlin John Devlin
Age

37

38

33

35

35

25

31

47

45

58
Sex

M

F

M

M

M

F

F

M

F

M
Place of
Birth

Georgia

Texas

Colorado

blank

Itley  (Italy)

Nebraska

Kansas City

Massachusetts

New York

New York
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

-

6/1887

-

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

fall 1891

1881

-

-

1887

1888

1892

7/1872

1887

1890
From What
County in
Colorado

(Teller) Cripple Creek
Pueblo

La Plata

blank

Garfield

Las Animas

Pueblo

Las Animas

Mineral

Pueblo
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

4/25/1899

1893

-

-

-

5/23/1899

1893

5/23/1899

5/05/1899

1892
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

sickness

blank

sickness

Small Pox

Quarantined % 
small pox
blank

sickness

sickness

sickness

crippled
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

blank

blank

Born Colorado

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Feby 99      3.00
Pg. 13
Date of Registration

5/3/1898

3/26/1897

1/11/1895

6/13/1899

6/21/1899

7/06/2899

7/08/1899

7/12/1899

7/12/1899

7/14/1899

9/09/1899
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Garcia Antonio Garcia

Bridger Mrs.E L Bridger

Weiss Myrtle Weiss

Rendon Leondro Rendon

Williams William F. Williams

McTaggart James McTaggart

Nixon Geo. Nixon

Gutires Pablo Gutires

Gonzales Adolphu Gonzales

King Wm M. King

Rendon Mrs. Leander Rendon
Age

65

47

5

40

54

29

16

23

22

30

40
Sex

M

F

F

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

F
Place of
Birth

New Mexico

Canada

Colorado

U.S.

Penn.

Canada

Ill

US

NM

U.S.

U.S.
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

1862

-

-

-

1880

-

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1894

1881

-

1887

3/1899

1887

3/01/1899

1891

1878

07/1886

1890
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Arapahoe

blank
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

1894

1881

1890

1887

6/13/1899

-

3/01/1899

-

1878

7/05/1896

1891
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Loss of legs

Sickness

Desertion by Parents

Sickness

Unable to find employment
not given

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

see dates

see dates

see date

Supported in Hospital

RR fare to Silverton

blank

Supported in Hospital

Supported in Hospital

Supported in Hospital

Supported in Hospital

Supported in Hospital
Pg. 14
Date of Registration

10/10/1899

10/28/1899

11/06/1899

11/08/1899

11/25/1899

12/01/1899

12/14/1899

12/12/1899

12/19/1899

01/06/1900

01/08/1900
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Duncan Mrs. Mary Duncan

Topping Geo. W. Topping

Coffee C. O. Coffee

Bartholomew J. D. Bartholomew

Meyer Christine Meyer

Wallace Malcom Wallace

Nelsen Geo Nelsen

Focitaire Jos Focitaire

Gerrard Emma Gerrard

Pride Sarah Pride

Anderson Mrs. B.A. Anderson
Age

39

35

23

76

64

50

51

42

32

32

72
Sex

F

M

M

M

M

M

M

M

F

F

F
Place of
Birth

France

Michigan

US

New York

Ohio

Scotland

Scotland

US

Tennessee

Kansas

Kansas
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

1880

-

-

-

-

some years ago

1879

-

-

-

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1893

1885

07/1899

1876

09/1899

1888

1881

07/1899

1885

1895

1880
From What
County in
Colorado

Arapahoe

Ouray

blank

blank

blank

Pueblo

blank

blank

blank

blank

Arapahoe
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

8/22/1899

10/15/1899

07/1899

1876

09/1899

11/07/1899

1889

10/1899

1885

1895

-
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

Desertion

Sickness

Sickness

Sickness

Not given

Sickness

Sickness

blank

Not given

Drunken Husband

Not given
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

blank

blank

Supported in Hospital 

Supported in Hospital 

Note by name: Dead

Supported in Hospital 

blank

Supported in Hospital 

blank

Note by name: Left

blank
Pg. 15
Date of Registration

02/21/1900

02/16/1900

02/27/1900

03/12/1900

03/23/1900

03/28/1900

03/19/1900

04/14/1900

05/12/1900

05/21/1900

05/28/1900

05/28/1900

06/03/1900

10/16/1900

10/20/1900

11/23/1900
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Spear Elija H. Spear

Wagoner J. W. Wagoner

Johnson Mollie Johnson

Archer F. F. Archer

Humenson Adolph Humenson

Kelso Mrs. M. A. Kelso

Wood H. P. Wood

Killborn Robt. M. Killborn

Gwinn John Gwinn

Wilmer Wm. L. Wilmer

Judd Henry Judd

Shaftner Geo. Edw. Shaftner

Delay Josie Delay

Vance Mrs. Mary Vance

Ponze Romulo Ponze

Carmack T. C. Carmack
Age

70

19

40

56

53

36

52

46

48

14

49

29

30

36

70

77
Sex

M

M

F

M

M

F

M

M

M

M

M

M

F

F



M
Place of
Birth

Mo

Utah

Va.

Ohio

Posen Branberg

Ind

Ind

Iowa

Wales

N.M.

Mass

Cal.

Mo

Ohio

Old Mex

Tenn
Date of 
Immigration 
to US

-

-

-

-

12/1897

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1890

-
Date of 
Immigration 
to Colorado

1878

1893

-

1880

-

01/1889

07/02/1899

10/1873

1878

05/1893

-

-

09/1892

1889

-

1882
From What
County in
Colorado

blank

blank

blank

Garfield

Pueblo

Hinsdale

Arapahoe

Saguache

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Ouray

blank

blank
Date of
Arrival
in this
County

8/1882

09/01/1899

1880

11/1898

01/23/1900

10/04/1899

10/5/1899

10/1888

1878

05/1893

05/28/1900

-

09/11/1892

-

1890

1882
Cause of
Poverty or
Distress

sickness

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given

Sickness

not given

not given

not given

not given

not given
Special Notes/
Type of Aid

see date

see date

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

blank

Dead

blank

blank

resident of no place

Dead

blank

blank

Dead
Pg. 16
Date of Registration

11/28/1900

11/08/1901

07/12/1901

0715/1901

11/26/1901

12/19/1901

12/19/1901

01/17/1902

01/27/1902

02/04/1902

03/04/1902

03/12/1902

03/24/1902

03/31/1902

07/09/1902

07/15/1902

08/01/1902
Name (Last, First, MI, Last)

Green Mrs Mary Ann Green

Tizzard Geo T. Tizzard

Barnes Ed Barnes

Martin Mrs. Mary Martin

Hayes James P. Hayes

Daly Jerry Daly

Barbier Sarah D Barbier

Gribble Estella Gribble

Graham John Graham

Taylor Harry Taylor

Watson Mrs. Mary E. Watson

Rockwell Fred. Rockwell

Keller Jno Keller

Johnson John Johnson

Oberstar Joe Oberstar

Moore Joe Moore

Ford Maggie Ford
Age

55

65

25

50

36

67

68

30

49

41

66

40

63

69

44

51

24
Sex

F

M

M

F

M

M

F

F

M

M

F

M

M

M

M

M

F
Place of
Birth

England

England

Illinois

New Mexico

Kentucky

blank

Missouri