River Portal (East Portal), Colorado

I'm Irish & I'm a Mason...and I have a story to tell.

Sit By The River - Share My Journey

These entries document the stories of the men, women and children who lived at River Portal, Montrose County, Colorado while working on the Gunnison Diversion Tunnel - a historic pioneering project that celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2009.

Please read from the first entry forwards as I tend to have my own writing style that's more like reading a book than an entry that can be read individually. Reading the posts separate from each other doesn't really convey the story properly. :)

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Household # 22 / 3rd Person / Frank Graham

The third person living in the boarding house at #22 is Frank Graham.

1880 Federal Census; Iowa; Monona County; Onawa City;
E.D. 154; June 3; 27/28; DCH

Graham, Lou W M 31 M Laborer
                                       Wisconsin ? Missouri
             , Addie W F 30 M
                                       Wisconsin Canada Illinois
             , Frankie W M 8 S
                                        Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
             , James W M 6 S
                                        Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
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1910 Federal Census; Colorado; Montrose County; River Portal;
E.D. 111; Precinct 17; April 27; 22/22; DCH

Graham, Frank H. Partner M W 38 S
                                            Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
                                                        Boiler Worker U. S. Reclamation Service
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Appears to be enumerated twice - in two different counties a distance apart. Train trip visit? Listed in family though not living there? Confusing.

1910 Federal Census; Colorado; Prowers County; Lamar; Precint 4;
E.D. 136; April 25-26; 108 E Elm; 219/226; DCH

Graham, W. A. Head M W 61 M1 40
                                       Wisconsin Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
                                                        Contractor Ditch
             , Addie Wife F W 50 M1 40 5/4
                                       Wisconsin Canada (French) United States
             , F. H. Son M W 38 S
                                       Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
                                                        Miner Gold
             , Charles A. Son M W 28 S
                                       Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
                                                        Plumbing
             , Mary E. Daughter F W 26 S
                                       Iowa Wisconsin Wisconsin
                                                        Teacher School
             , Eva L. Daughter F W 20 S
                                       Colorado Wisconsin Wisconsin
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(NOTE: In 1900 family located in Baca County, Colorado. Frank not listed with family.)

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