Author: Dennis Partridge

Biography of David Smith of Meeker, Colorado

For nearly twenty years David Smith, one of western Colorado’s most active and enterprising business men and public-spirited citizens, has been a resident of the state, and for about seventeen has lived in the neighborhood of Meeker. During all this time he has been prominent in the business and public life of the community of his home, and to every undertaking for its advancement he has contributed essentially and substantially, his helping hand being strongly felt in many phases of the industrial and mercantile activity of the section. David Smith is a native of Scotland, born in Fifeshire on January...

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Biography of John A. Watson of Meeker, Colorado

In the fifty-six years of his life, nearly twenty of which have been passed in Colorado, John A. Watson, like other members of his family, has rendered important service to the public interests of his country, local and general, in peace and war. No call to public duty has ever been unheeded by him, no effort for the advancement or improvement of his locality or the betterment of its people has failed of his cordial and substantial support. Mr. Watson came into the world on April 28, 1848, at Woodsfield, Monroe county, Ohio, and is the son of James...

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Biography of William H. Clark of Meeker, Colorado

Born in Blackhawk county, Iowa, and removing from there to Missouri with his parents when he was but one year old, then changing his residence to Kansas at the age of sixteen and to Colorado in 1880, when he was twenty-three, William H. Clark, of Meeker, Rio Blanco county, has had knowledge of peoples and conditions in four states, and from the experience thus gained has had his views broadened and his faculties quickened, so that he is a man of much worldly wisdom and practical common sense. He has also had experience in several occupations in different places,...

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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.

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Biography of Benjamin Sherwood

Born and reared in Connecticut and endowed by nature with the native ingenuity, thrift and shrewdness of the New Englander, Benjamin Sherwood by his advent into this state brought a valuable addition to the resources and mechanical skill of her then small and scattered population, and his career here has not disappointed the promise of his early manhood or the hopes of his usefulness cherished by those who knew him in youth. He was born at Danbury, Connecticut, on January 16, 1847, the son of Albert and Eleanore (Turkington) Sherwood, natives of the same state as himself. The father...

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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 Benjamin K. Watson, of near Rifle, in Garfield county, comfortably settled on a fine ranch of one hundred and sixty acres in the midst of a productive and progressive region of this state, where he was an early arrival and has been a potent factor in the development and improvement of the country around...

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Z Surnames – Colorado State Penitentiary Prisoner Records

The alphabetical name index which follows is a listing of the name of each inmate and their inmate number who’s surname begins with an Z. The Prisoner Record and Record of Convicts may be obtained by contacting the Colorado State Archives. There is also a photographic record, commonly referred to as a “mug shot” available for most prisoners. See Also:   A Short History of the Colorado State Penitentiary Last NameFirst NameInmate Number ZabalaJulio28545 ZabelRaymond21805 ZacariasGonzale33537 ZacariasGonzalo36051 ZaccaroNicholas39240 ZachariasCora11869 ZagarichMike31016 ZahnGeorge A8762 ZajeGeorge10731 ZakeazekAnton16451 ZalinskiHerman4090 ZamoraEloy36025 ZamoraErnest35215 ZamoraFred17088 ZamoraGeorge29685 ZamoraJohn24699 ZamoraJohn26515 ZamoraJohn30912 ZamoraLloyd25113 ZamoraLuciano26527 ZamoraPaul19444 ZamoricFred14336 ZamudioRaymond Eugene28572 ZandstraEdward37164 ZandstraEdward...

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Y Surnames – Colorado State Penitentiary Prisoner Records

The alphabetical name index which follows is a listing of the name of each inmate and their inmate number who’s surname begins with an Y. The Prisoner Record and Record of Convicts may be obtained by contacting the Colorado State Archives. There is also a photographic record, commonly referred to as a “mug shot” available for most prisoners. See Also:    A Short History of the Colorado State Penitentiary Last NameFirst NameInmate Number YackeyClarence4369 YacovettaGeorge40832 YacovettaJames15403 YacovettaMike25553 YacovettaThomas13101 YacovettaThomas13103 YaegerLeo N41190 YaegerRalph J26076 YaegerRalph Joseph23448 YaeovettaMichael20596 YagerFrank10708 YagerRobert A22053 YahnAugust1960 YakelHenry11871 YaleEugene W6874 YaleMiles18775 YallanardoAngelo18541 YalotzRudolph17497 YamadaA S22600 YamakiGeorge9866 YamaneEiji23433...

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W Surnames – Colorado State Penitentiary Prisoner Records

The alphabetical name index which follows is a listing of the name of each inmate and their inmate number who’s surname begins with an A. The Prisoner Record and Record of Convicts may be obtained by contacting the Colorado State Archives. There is also a photographic record, commonly referred to as a “mug shot” available for most prisoners. See Also: A Short History of the Colorado State Penitentiary Last Name, First Name – Inmate Number Waag, David (Alias)    31730 Wacaster, H L    12717 Wacaster, Herbert L    17205 Wacaster, Seymour B    6099 Wacholtz, Ernest    15314 Waddell, Everett    27332 Waddell, Robert H    35707 Waddell, William    31425 Waddell, William E    28272 Waddington, Pete L    26791 Wade, B F    4912 Wade, C M    14059 Wade, Charles    33401 Wade, Clarence    6580 Wade, Doran A    28582 Wade, Elmer Eugene    35357 Wade, Elmer Eugene    40039 Wade, George D    31224 Wade, Jack    1130 Wade, James H    25151 Wade, Joseph    2394 Wade, Lloyd    27207 Wade, Marvin    19205 Wade, Ray    26158 Wade, Robert Eugene    36569 Wade, Timothy Wayne    30807 Wade, Tom    21510 Wade, Walter C    14023 Wade, William    4349 Wade, Willie    4338 Wadleigh, Fred A    3348 Wadsworth, Ray    22640 Wadsworth, Warren George    38883 Waelchli, Nathaniel L    12611 Waelshli, Ronald Homer    20532 Waertz, William    3578 Wafer, Willie Gene    38180 Waganer, Henry    481 Wagar, H R    7193 Wagar, Lloyd Bob    19393 Wager, Gene William    32955 Wages, David R    12284 Wages, James...

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U Surnames – Colorado State Penitentiary Prisoner Records

The alphabetical name index which follows is a listing of the name of each inmate and their inmate number who’s surname begins with an A. The Prisoner Record and Record of Convicts may be obtained by contacting the Colorado State Archives. There is also a photographic record, commonly referred to as a “mug shot” available for most prisoners. See Also: A Short History of the Colorado State Penitentiary Last Name, First Name – Inmate Number Udell, Bob    21389 Udlock, E E    9776 Uhlenbaker, Earl    12230 Uhlig, Charles    22876 Uhrich, Harry    16626 Uhrich, Willard    29417 Uhrich, Willard Reuben    32884 Uhrich, Willard Ruben    30346 Ukas, John    12065 Ukena, Tracy W    34614 Uland, John Dayton    31763 Ulery, James Leroy    26615 Ulery, James Leroy    32670 Ulgener, John J    12028 Ulibarri, Carlos    21048 Ulibarri, Eddie    30484 Ulibarri, Eddie    31441 Ulibarri, Eddie    35359 Ulibarri, Eddie    39208 Ulibarri, Fred C    29050 Ulibarri, Josephine    36271 Ulibarri, Lloyd    17677 Ulibarri, Louise    34153 Ulibarri, Martin    29975 Ulibarri, Patrick    27625 Ulibarri, Pete    25427 Ulibarri, Peter    27574 Ulibarri, Steve    19891 Ulibarri, Tim    22832 Uliberrt, William Delfino    35550 Ulloa, Adelardo    31943 Ulrich, Frank E    22833 Ulrich, Henry Jr    26928 Ulrich, Henry Jr    28915 Ulrich, Henry Jr.    40953 Ulrich, Ila Mae    21703 Ulrich, Jerry M    38378 Ulrich, William S    37769 Umphenour, Clyde H    30447 Umphenour, Clyde Henry    27322 Unbehagen, Oscar    12982 Underhill, Frank T    5717 Underwood, Claude Julius    25755 Underwood, Dale    13139 Underwood,...

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