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Founded: February 23, 1881 from Gunnison County
Named for Frederick Walker Pitkin
County Seat and Largest City: Aspen
The county is named in honor of the late Colorado Governor Frederick Walker Pitkin.
Cities, Towns and Other Populated Areas
Ashcroft * Aspen * Basalt * Meredith * Redstone * Snowmass * Snowmass * Village
* Woody Creek
Church Histories / Records
Mining News: Aspen
- Great Camp of the West, English Syndicate Secures Mining Option, Mining Boom in Aspen, E. K. Buttolph Locates
in Aspen, Largest Silver Nugget Found in Aspen, R. Nickell Looking Over Kingman, G. W. Thatcher Survey's Sumpter,
J. H. Devereux Visits Phoenix
Gossip and Visiting News:
Aspen Visitors to Salt Lake City, Ruckers Visit Relatives in Sedalia, Willard Wright Moves to Aspen, A. L. Jennings
Moves to Carrizozo N.M., C.W. Stringfield Visits Falls City, Neb., Prof. Adams Employed at Aspen, John D. Russell
Moves to Aspen, Miss Meyer Visits Sister in Aspen, A. S. Hayes Enters Mare in Kansas Circuit, Pennypackers Move
to Aspen, John C. Bates Visits Old Home; January 4, 1887 Local Gossip
Crime News: Beardsley Arrested in Utah, Cook Arrested in Cleveland; Albert Meade Kills Sam Ricker
Post 49 1895 Roster, GAR Post 87 1895 Roster - transcribed by Vicki Bryan
Colorado Residents Injured in Train Accident, Eugene Sullivan Injured in Cave-in; 1937 First Hunting Fatality
Mrs. John Flavan, Jim Turley, Mrs. H. B. Loughmiller, Mrs. William Hull, T. Few Shipman, Roy Floyd Benner, Elizabeth
A. Davis, Annie L. Dougherty, Lo Lorene Endfield, Ernest B. Ferris, Ernest Garrison, Mr. Gertle's Daughter, Daniel
Harris, Elsie Harris, Mrs. J. L. Herrick, T. E. Howe, W. E. Humphrey, T. J. Kendrick, Samuel Kohl's Son, S. A.
LaFever, C. H. Mather's Infant Daughter, Juliet A. (Young) Mull, John O'Brien, Frank Ogden, Charles A. Phillips,
L. M. Rhodes, Charles Riley, A. B. "Curly" Roberts, Mrs. Gertie Smith, Jim Surtees, Louis Vaughn, Thomas
Jefferson Watts, Pete Maloy, Harvey G. Wilson, Mont Ryan, Mrs. Bridget Hines, David Gray, James William Early,
Eunice Garber, George H. Riley, Mrs. Mary L. Showers, Francis S. Evangeline Corbett, Mike Bennett, Richmond Hill
Dustin, B. F. Ogden
SWEET, ACKERMAN, ANDERSON, BAILEY, COOPER, ELLISON, DILLABAUGH, DUSTAN, FULLER, GAINER, GOSS, HARMON, MONARD, MORROW,
PADDOCK, REED, SAUNDERS, SMITH, SWEENEY, VICKERY, WILLIAMS , WILLIAMSON, ADAMAS
Marriage Notice - Cooper-Griffish, Gillespie-Hill, Howard-Simms, Armstrong -Worthington, Mackenzie-Elliott, Harigan-Cropper,
McChesney-Falsom, Finnegan-Waters, Todd-Stewart, McCafferty-Weyman, Reiner-Beard, Saunders-Yaple, Simpson-Megenity,
Ripperton-Bradford, Kitt-Tracy, Prince-Long, Ohlson-Johnson, Linkins-Tidball, Andrews-Schock, Parker-Johnson, Johnson-Peterson,
News - Sickness:
Wilton R. Earle Seriously Ill
News - Fires:
Fire Destroys Nugget Saloon; Byron Goodwin Home Destroyed by Fire
J. F. Tate Killed in Terrible Storm
City of Aspen in 1887
A Right-Of-Way War-Riot at Aspen, Colorado by Rival Railroad Employees
April 05, 1893, April 19, 1893, August 12, 1893, October 1893 City Council News, 1886 New Year's Celebration
District Court: March 1890, March 1891, November 1891
Police Court: March 20, 1890 , June 02, 1891, June 13, 1891, June 15, 1892, April 03, 1893
County Court: December 1890, October 1891, November 1891, April Term 1893
Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery, added Debra Jean Pauer
Obituaries: Debra Jean Pauer (thanks to Jim Dezotell)
Military: 1883 Pensioners
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