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Pitkin County


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.

Aspen colorado scenery

Cities, Towns and Other Populated Areas
Ashcroft * Aspen * Basalt * Meredith * Redstone * Snowmass * Snowmass * Village * Woody Creek

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Website Updates:
May 2014:
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
Military: GAR Post 49 1895 Roster, GAR Post 87 1895 Roster - transcribed by Vicki Bryan
Accident News: Colorado Residents Injured in Train Accident, Eugene Sullivan Injured in Cave-in; 1937 First Hunting Fatality
Obituaries: 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
News-Births: SWEET, ACKERMAN, ANDERSON, BAILEY, COOPER, ELLISON, DILLABAUGH, DUSTAN, FULLER, GAINER, GOSS, HARMON, MONARD, MORROW, PADDOCK, REED, SAUNDERS, SMITH, SWEENEY, VICKERY, WILLIAMS , WILLIAMSON, ADAMAS
Marriages: News 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, Gartland-Eriscon, O'Brien-McCarthy
News - Sickness: Wilton R. Earle Seriously Ill
News - Fires: Fire Destroys Nugget Saloon; Byron Goodwin Home Destroyed by Fire
Weather News: J. F. Tate Killed in Terrible Storm
History: The City of Aspen in 1887
Railroad News: A Right-Of-Way War-Riot at Aspen, Colorado by Rival Railroad Employees
Community News: April 05, 1893, April 19, 1893, August 12, 1893, October 1893 City Council News, 1886 New Year's Celebration
Court News:
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



March 2014:
Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery, added Debra Jean Pauer
Obituaries: Debra Jean Pauer (thanks to Jim Dezotell)
Military: 1883 Pensioners


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