La Plata County, Scalp Record, 1889-1897

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9/13/1889
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2/15/1890
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4/08/1890
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4/11/1890
4/28/1890
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9/27/1890
9/30/1890
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5/27/1891
5/28/1891
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6/13/1891
6/16/1891
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7/25/1891
7/29/1891
7/30/1891
7/31/1891
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8/04/1891
8/20/1891
8/20/1891
8/21/1891
8/25/1891
9/04/1891
9/05/1891
9/08/1891

9/17/1891
9/23/1891
9/28/1891

Scalp presented by:
(Last, First, Middle, Last)

Elledge Frank Elledge
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Ford S. D. Ford
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
West W. B. West
Jackson H. A. Jackson
Davis George A. Davis
Ray R. E. Ray
English G. M. English
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
Hampton Willie Hampton
Trew Chas. M. Trew
Staffer Joseph Staffer
Nelson H. J. Nelson
Stark C. W. Stark
Davis G. Davis
Baisden Jno. S. Baisden
Beaman Geo. K. Beaman
Steinbach P. a. Steinbach
Wall William Wall
Shaffer Joseph Shaffer
Brendal Otto Brendel
Strawn E. H. Strawn
Shaffer Joseph Shaffer
Turner Harry Turner
Baisden J. S. Baisden
Hubler Ian Hubler
McCaskill J. F. McCaskill
McClear Lee McCLear





McEwan G. McEwan
Moose John A. Moose
Chittenden J. J. Chittenden
Hampton B. M. Hampton
Dunham Willard Dunham
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Strawn Nick Strawn
Pyle G. H. Pyle
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Langley M. G. Langley
Waggoner A. C. Waggoner
Williams Frank Williams
Newman Chas. Newman
Hubler I. Hubler
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Wiedmier G. Wiedmier
Strawn Nick Strawn
Lavender H. D. Lavender
Strawn E. H. Strawn
Dunham Willard Dunham
Weaver V. S. Weaver
Case L. C. R. Case
Sublett C. A. Sublett
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
Strawn Nick Strawn
Pearson H. Pearson
Baisden John H. Basiden
Love G. Love
A Ute Indian
Biggs J. J. Biggs
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Dudley C. E. Dudley
Gaines R. E. Gaines
Love G. Love
Ute Indian
Ute Indian
Davis Geo. A. Davis
Bowman F. A. Bowman
Kight G. H. Kight
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
Pargin Ben F. Pargin
Richmond Ed Richmond
Dunham Willard Dunham
Savage Henry Savage
Love G. Love
Kight J. W. Kight
Love Gabriel Love
Biggs E. P. Biggs
Griswold A. S. Griswold
Weaver V. S. Weaver
Holiman W. H. Holiman
Patrick Lee Patrick
Daniel L. Daniel
Jones Isam Jones
Roberts Geo. Roberts
Moss W. H. Moss
Griswold A. S. Griswold
Burnham L. C. Burnham
Galbreath O. S. Galbreath
Banks Robert H. Banks
Roberts J. C. Roberts
Griswold A. S. Griswold
Williams J. F. Williams
Parks A. J. Parks
McCoy Neal McCoy
Roberts J. C. Roberts
Buck Thomas J. Buck
Pargin Charlie Pargin
Curnutte M. F. Curnutte
Brown Frank Brown
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Pearson Charles Pearson
Durant L. R. Durant
Davis Jonathan Davis
Campbell W. H. Campbell
Roberts J. C. Roberts
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Banks R. H. Banks
Roberts J. C. Roberts
Armstrong D. S. Armstrong
Chaffee H. N. Chaffee
House Owen House
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
Strawn Nicholas Strawn
Shindler Frank Shindler
Banks (Baggs) R. H. Banks (Baggs)
Trostel Christian Trostel
Dunham Willard Dunham
Davis Geo. Davis
Farrer Chas. M. Farrer
Simes A. P. Simes
McKay Edward McKay
Weaver V. S. Weaver

O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Love G. Love
Chynownitech B. Chynownitech
Chaffee A. J. Chaffee
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Love G. Love
Waggoner J. C. Waggoner
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
Weaver V. S. Weaver

Roberts Geo. Roberts
Arbogast O. S. Arbogast
Logan B. B. Logan
Davis Geo. Davis
Neal F. P. Neal
Chaffee A. J. Chaffee
Weaver & Farrer
Weaver V. S. Weaver & 
Farres C. M. Farrer
Richmond Ed Richmond
Farrer C. M. Farrer
Schmid Martin Schmid







Animal(s) killed by:
(Last, First, Middle, Last)

Elledge Frank Elledge
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Ford S. D. Ford
Carter Robert Carter
West W. B. West
Houser Chauncy Houser
Davis George A. Davis
Ray R. E. Ray
English G. M. English
Farrell unknown Farrell
Hampton Willie Hampton
Trew John M. Trew
Indians
Nelson Josephine Nelson
Stark C. W. Stark
Davis G. Davis
Baisden J. S. Baisden
Beaman G K. Beaman
Smith M. S. Smith
me
Shaffer Jos. Shaffer
Brendal Otto Brendel
me
Indians
me
Baisden J. S. Baisden
me
me
me Lee McClear





me
Moose Jno. A. Moose
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
myself & Wm Adams
me
me
me & two others
Patrick W. E. Patrick
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
Gaines Dick Gaines
me
me
me
Biggs J. J. Biggs
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
Kight G. H. Kight
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
me
a Ute Indian
me
me
me
me
Aspaas Hans Aspaas
me
me
me
me
Williams J. F. Williams
me
McCoy N. McCoy
Roberts J. C. Roberts
me
me
Curnutte M. F. Curnutte
Brown Frank Brown
me
Pearson Charles Pearson
me
me
Campbell W. H. Campbell
me
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
me
Roberts J. C. Roberts
me
me
Cason Mr. Cason
Larson Ole Larson
Strawn Nicholas Strawn
Shindler Frank Shindler
Banks R. H. Banks
Trostel Christian Trostel
Dunham Willard Dunham
Davis Geo. Davis
Farrer Chas. M. Farrer
Simes A. P. Simes
La Plata
Weaver V. S. Weaver and Farrer C. M. Farrer
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Love G. Love
Chynownitech B. Chynownitech
Chaffee A. J. Chaffee
me
Love G. Love
Waggoner J. C. Waggoner
Mitchell Isaac Mitchell
Weaver V. S. Weaver and Farrer C. M. Farrer
Roberts Geo. Roberts
Arbogast O. S. Arbogast
Logan B. B. Logan
Davis Geo. Davis
La Plata
Chaffee A. J. Chaffee
Weaver & Farrer
Weaver V. s. Weaver and Farrer C. M. Farrer
Richmond Ed Richmond
Farrer C. M. Farrer
Schmid Martin Schmid



Witness to the destruction of scalp(s):
(Last, First, Middle, Last)

Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Bagby W. N Bagby
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Turner J. C. Turner
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Dillow D. M. Dillow
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Parsons J. L. Parsons
Reid Mrs., E. J. Reid
Turner J. C. Turner
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Vinyard B. L. Vinyard
Weaver Geo.Weaver
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Coston J. P.Coston
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Coston J. P. Coston




Krau H. P. Krau
Soress J. P. Soress
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Krau H. P. Krau
Shannon Mark Shannon
Bagby W. N Bagby
Bagby W. N Bagby
Bagby W. N Bagby
Bates Edgar G. Bates
Phillips A. G. Phillips
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Wolf William Wolf
Curtis J. P. Curtis
Weaver Geo.Weaver
Shannon Mark Shannon
Curtis J. P. Curtis
Curtis J. P. Curtis
Hechtman J. F. Hechtman
Bagby W. N Bagby
Laker F. R. Laker
Chamberlain M. N. Chamberlain
Chamberlain M. N. Chamberlain
McHolland J K M McHolland
McHolland J K M McHolland
Hampton B. M. Hampton
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Bayliss Thomas Bayliss
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
McDonough J. L. McDonough
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Coston C. L. Coston
Monteith Peter Monteith
Monteith Peter Monteith
Robertson W. B. Robertson
Robertson W. B. Robertson
Coston C. L. Coston
Steans E. J. Steans
Steans E. J. Steans
Steans E. J. Steans
Carter Robert Carter
Patrick W. E. Patrick
Steans E. J. Steans
Wilkerson F. W. Wilkerson
Wilkerson F. W. Wilkerson
Wilkerson F. W. Wilkerson
Vinyard A. S. Vinyard
Steans E. J. Steans
Moser Jno. N. Moser
Wood Oscar C. Wood
Wood Oscar C. Wood
Boyle O. F. Boyle
Boyle O. F. Boyle
Boyle O. F. Boyle
Boyle O. F. Boyle
​Vinyard A. L. Vinyard
Boyle V. F. Boyle
Dunham Willard Dunham
De Cow D. M. De Cow
Doninguez C. Dominguez
Wolf William Wolf
Berndt Herman Berndt
Parsons J. L. Parsons
De Cow D. M. De Cow
Drake Daniel K. Drake
Vinyard A. L. Vinyard
Bristol J. C. Bristol
Vinyard A. L. Vinyard
Dunham Willard Dunham
Dunham Willard Dunham
Dunham Willard Dunham
Dunham Willard Dunham
Hoskinson C. Hoskinson
Hoskinson C. Hoskinson
Vandegrift G. T. Vandegrift
Wolf William Wolf
Wolf William Wolf
O'Neal L. D. O'Neal
Banks R. H. Banks
Banks R. H. Banks
Newham Harry Newham
Gallotti F. Gallotti
Myers A. C. Myers

Weaver Geo. Weaver
Weaver Geo. Weaver
Bagby W. N. Bagby
Wolf William Wolf
Tiffany Ed. Tiffany
Tiffany Ed. Tiffany
Wolf William Wolf
Morris Moser Morris
Morris Moser Morris

Corson C. C. Corson
Durant L. R. Durant
Durant L. R. Durant
Sanders S. H. Sanders
Tiffany Ed. Tiffany
Tiffany Ed. Tiffany
Vinyard A. L. Vinyard
Logan Sam Logan

Vandegrift Giles T. Vandegrift
Schocock Charles Schocock
Prewitt Joe Prewitt
Other notes 

one bear
one bear
7 bears
2 bears
2 bears
1 bear
1 bear, 2 coyotes
1 mountain lion
2 coyotes
1 bear
2 wolves
1 bear
4 bears
1 coyote
1 bear
2 coyotes
1 mountain lion
1 bear
1 bear
4 coyotes
6 coyotes
1 coyote
1 coyote
1 bear
1 coyote
1 coyote
12 coyotes
2 coyotes
2 coyotes
1 coyotes




5 coyotes
1 wolf
16 coyotes
1 coyote
3 mountain lions
4 bears
1 bear
4 bears
2 bears
2 bears
1 mountain lion
6 bears
1 bear
1 coyote
10 bears, 2 coyotes
1 bear
8 coyotes
1 mountain lion
1 mountain lion
2 bears, 2 coyotes, 1 mountain lion
coyote
2 bears
1 bear
1 bear
1 mountain lion
2 coyotes
1 bear
1 bear
2 bears
1 coyote
1 bear
2 bears
1 bear
1 bear
6 bears
1 wolf
1 coyote
5 bears, 7 coyotes
2 bears
1 bear
1 bear
1 bear
1 bear
1 bear
1 bear
2 bears
1 bear
2 bears
1 mountain lion
1 bear
2 bears
1 not indicated
1 bear
2 bears
1 bear
1 bear
3 coyotes
1 wolf
1 coyote
1 bear
3 coyotes
2 coyotes
2 mountain lions
2 coyotes
6 bears, 1 coyote
1 coyote
1 coyote
6 bears 3 coyotes
4 bears
1 mountain lion
1 coyote
4 coyotes
4 coyotes
2 bears
1 bear
3 coyotes
1 coyote
3 coyotes
1 coyote
1 coyote
2 coyotes
2 coyotes
2 coyotes
1 mountain lion
2 coyotes
1 bear
3 coyotes
2 coyotes
1 mountain lion
1 bear 1 coyote
2 bears
1 coyote
1 bear
1 coyote

1 coyote
3 bears
2 coyotes
1 coyote
1 bear
3 bears
2 bears
1 coyote
6 bears 1 mountain lion

1 bear
2 bears
5 bears 2 mountain lions
7 bears 2 mountain lions
1 bear
1 coyote
12 bears 1 mountain lion
7 bears 1 mountain lion

2 bears
11 bears 1 mountain lion
1 bear​