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Apache Indians

Apache Indians. Located in southern New Mexico and Arizona, western Texas, and southeastern Colorado, also ranging over much of northern Mexico. Together with the Navaho, the Apache constituted the western group of the southern division of the Athapascan linguistic stock.

Simmons, Halroyd G. – Obituary

Halroyd G. Simmons, 88, died on Sunday, August 8, 2004 on Vashon Island, Washington. He was born in American Fork, Utah in 1916, and moved to Cameron, Montana in 1935 with his parents and two siblings. He attended Montana State college, graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Hal and Helen Althouse were married in Bozeman in 1940. He served in the Navy during WWII and worked as an engineer until his retirement to a ranch in Richland, in 1979. While working as a plant engineer for the Asarco copper smelter in Hayden, Arizona, Hal was elected Mayor and during his tenure, Hayden was selected as an All-American city. In Hayden, Helen and Hal worked to improve educational and social access for the local Hispanic population. Hal loved the outdoors and lived an adventurous life filled with river running and camping trips. He loved Boy Scouting and was honored after decades of scouting service with the Silver Beaver Award. Hal had talents in many areas, including ceramics, wood and metal working and painting; he also played a passable harmonica and guitar. He is survived by his sister, Ann Rankin, his wife Helen, their four children, David, Halli, Evan and Ann, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the cemetery in Ennis, Montana in early October. Hal’s wife Helen may be contacted at 10421 S.W. Bank Road, No. 19, Vashon, WA, 98070. Tel. 206-463-0988. Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City,Oregon, September, 2004 Transcribed by: Belva...

Biography of John P. Clum

John P. Clum, of San Bernardino, was born in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, in 1851, and his childhood and youth were passed on the banks of the historic Hudson. At the age of nineteen he graduated at the Hudson River Institute, and entered the freshman class of Rutger’s College, New Brunswick, New Jersey. After completing the first year and creditably passing all the examinations, adverse fortune compelled him to leave college, and in 1871 he entered the meteorological service of the United States Government. Having taken a course in meteorology and signaling, he was ordered to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and there opened a station for meteorological observations in November 1871. He was honored with the appointment as delegate to the Presbyterian General Assembly, held at Baltimore in 1873, and at St. Louis in 1874. On February 26, 1874, he was appointed Indian Agent of the Apaches at San Carlos, Arizona, and discharged the difficult duties of the office with remarkable fidelity and efficiency, and to the great satisfaction of the citizens of Arizona and Colorado. February 26, 1876, Mr. Clum resigned the agency, but finally, at the urgent request of the department, withdrew his resignation in October following. He resigned again in March, 1877, and left the agency July 1, 1877. In November 1876, Mr. Clum was united in marriage, at Delaware, Ohio, with Miss Mary D. Ware, daughter of the late Hon. Thomas D. Ware, of Cincinnati, a refined and cultured lady, whose untimely death occurred in Tombstone, Arizona, after four years of a joyous wedded life. During his service as Indian Agent, Mr. Clum passed...

Gila County, Arizona Census Records

Gila County was formed in 1881 from Maricopa and Pinal Counties. Maricopa County, Arizona Census Records Pinal County, Arizona Census Records 1890 Gila County, Arizona Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at – 14 Days Free 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Gila County, Arizona Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Hosted at – 14 Days Free 1900 Gila County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Gila County, Arizona Census Free 1910 Census Form for your Research Hosted at – 14 Days Free 1910 Gila County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1910 U.S. Census Guide 1920 Gila County, Arizona Census Free 1920 Census Form for your Research Hosted at – 14 Days Free 1920 Gila County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1920 U.S. Census Guide 1930 Gila County, Arizona Census Free 1930 Census Form for your Research Hosted at – 14 Days Free 1930 Gila County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1930 U.S. Census Guide...

Gila County, Arizona Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted at Gila County Arizona Tombstone Transcription Project) Globe Cemetery Surname A-C Surname D-G Surname H-L Surname M-Q Surname R-Z Gisela Cemetery, Gisela Pine Cemetery Following cemeteries hosted at the Arizona Gravestone Project Arizona Gravestone Project Christmas Cemetery Gisela Cemetery Globe Cemetery Mountain Breeze Memorial Gardens Cemetery Mountain Meadows Memorial Park Cemetery Mountain View Cemetery Payson Pioneer Cemetery Pinal Cemetery Pine Cemetery Seventy Nine Mine Cemetery Shepherd’s Roadside Grave Cemetery Tewksbury Family Cemetery Tewksbury/Jacobs Gravesite Cemetery Young Cemetery...

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