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Held by Ella Layton. Countersigned and registered on April 9, 1909. This particular certificate is from the State of South Dakota.
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The Larsens were married in Glenwood Springs on 06/12/1912. This is a copy of their marriage certificate notarized by the Garfield County Clerk on 04/25/1950
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The Larsens were married in Glenwood Springs on 06/12/1912. This is a copy of their marriage certificate notarized by the Garfield County Clerk on 04/25/1950
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Section 4 of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" focuses on the town and resort of Vail, Colorado. Named after Charles "Charlie" Vail, a highway engineer responsible for the interstate over Vail Pass and Continental Divide, the resort emerged as a dream from local Earl Eaton and 10th Mountain Division and ski veteran Pete Seibert. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County to the names of our trails, ski runs, lifts,...
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Separation Qualification Record for Private First Class, Clayton Gerard
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The 1916 election was also a presidential one where we elected Woodrow Wilson. Here are the election results for all of Eagle County, including Ruedi, Wolcott, "Lakes", Red Cliff, Gypsum, Burns, Eagle, and others. The election also includes several towns that no longer exist: Gilman, Pando, Sheephorn, and Fulford. In Eagle County, Wilson was easily their president-elect.
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Section 3 of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" focuses on Beaver Creek resort. The name "Beaver Creek" might be guessed to have been adapted by the early pioneers and trappers in the area. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County pioneers to the names of our trails, ski runs, lifts, streets, and restaurants. Arrowhead and Beaver Creek were once home to ranchers, livestock, and farms and many of our local areas today...
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From histories compiled by Eileen Ewing Arcibold and George Griffith White II. A biographical history of Sarah Ann Morton White, born to prominent ranchers of Platte County in Missouri in 1847. She eventually married (George Griffith White) and moved to Colorado, raising a family and ranching.
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A brief description and history of Astor City, a town that claimed to be the first trading post in the state of Colorado that was founded by John Jacob Astor. Astor City is now a ghost town.
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A description of the founding of Crown Hill Cemetery, one of the first cemeteries created in the Eagle Valley. "Enclosed you will find a brief sketch of the founding of Crown Hill Cemetery. I wanted you to know how we lived without a place for our dead, what we did without telephones, how we built our own coffins and how, at least one man could live among us and never really be known, and how a child grew to womanhood in those surroundings. There...
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Melissa Larsen (Trezise) was baptized on 11/30/1913 at Eagle Methodist Episcopal Church.
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The Cradle Roll Certificate was the enrollment into Sunday School at Eagle Methodist Episcopal Church. Dated 06/15/1913
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Section 1 of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" focuses on Arrowhead, originally known as Arrowhead at Vail. Today, this area includes a golf course, ski resort, and restaurants as well as private homes. Vail Associates purchased the area in 1993. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County pioneers to the names of our trails, ski runs, lifts, streets, and restaurants. Arrowhead and Beaver Creek were once home to ranchers,...
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A narrative history of Beaver Creek, Colorado, written by Don Simonton. Don and his wife, June, wrote several books on the history of the area and its changing landscape with ski resorts. Simonton covers the early history of Beaver Creek as an area with ranches to its beginnings as a ski resort in the town of Avon. Early businesses, crops, settlers, and entrepreneurs are discussed in detail and important agreements such as the Ute Reservation...
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Elementary school diploma for Melissa Larsen (Trezise) dated 05/26/1926
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Section 2 of "A Glossary of Vail Valley Names" focuses on Bachelor Gulch, aptly named for the pioneer bachelors that originally settled there around 1900. Many had previously mined in the area, but with the advent of the Homestead Act, the men that settled at Bachelor Gulch wanted their own land. Vail Associates purchased the land and in 1993, real estate development began. What's in a name? The Simontons link the rich heritage of Eagle County...
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Form No. 525 - Honorable discharge document of Loyd Gerard, Serial No. 3469431 Other side of document is Gerard's enlistment record.
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Private First Class Clayton Gerard was honorably discharged at Camp Beale in California. 02/04/1947
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Separation Qualification Record for Private First Class, Clayton Gerard
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Enlistment record stamped with discharge documentation. Honorable Discharge certificate on the back.