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Biography of Amos Jackson Dickson

Biography of Amos Jackson Dickson

Amos J. Dickson hails from Champaign County, Illinois, where he was born on May 6, 1861. His parents are Andrew S. and Henrietta (Boggs) Dickson, the former a native of Kentucky and the latter of Ohio. They located at an early day in Illinois, where the father was a prosperous farmer until 1869, when the family moved to Kansas and after a residence of twenty years in the Sunflower state came to Colorado and located at Colorado Springs, moving from there to Glenwood Springs in 1902.

Biography of Benjamin K. Watson

Biography of Benjamin K. Watson

After many years of toil, in which the elements of danger, hardship and privation have often been present in large measure, and in which he has courageously and vigorously paddled his own canoe from the early age of sixteen, the approaching evening of life finds...

Biography of Benjamin H. Thompson

Biography of Benjamin H. Thompson

It was on June 14, 1857, and at the busy little mart of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, that the useful life of this enterprising and progressive ranch and stock man of Garfield county began, but his boyhood, youth and early manhood were passed in Henry county, Iowa. He got...

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Prisoner Records Available at the Colorado State Archives
The Prisoner Record volumes consist of entries for both men and women with the inmate numbers in numeric order. This is an alphabetical name index of each inmate and their inmate number. The Prisoner Record and Record of Convicts may be obtained by contacting the Colorado State Archives. The entire set of material will be published daily during the month of June 2015.

True History of some of the Pioneers of Colorado
It is impossible for the rising generations to conceive but a remote idea of the privations and dangers from hostile Indians that the pioneers endured in the early settlement of the West.

Colorado History Volume I

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