Elizabeth Jane Farris

Genealogy Worksheet
Jane Mason, September 5, 2004

Elizabeth Jane Farris (4)
B10May1832 Orange county IN(4)(7)
D 13Dec1889 Paonia Delta county CO buried Bethleham Cemetery(4)(1)
Parents Young and Mary "Polly" Dunbar Farris(19)

M 11Sept1851 Orange county IN(6)
Charles Wesley Pace
B 1Apr1827  Scotts county VA(1)(2)
D 13July1908 Paonia Delta county CO buried Bethleham Cemetery(3)(4)
Parents Edward and Susannah Foster Pace

Charles married three times.  His second marriage was to Elizabeth.
1M 7May1846 Duboise county IN(5)
May Wininger
D 1848(1) fall 1849(13)
3M 1891 Hotchkiss CO(1)
Martha _____ Hefley
D 1906

Elizabeth's early life spent in Orange county IN
Charles' early life spent in the frontier portions of TN and IN

1849  Charles tries his luck in the California gold rush(15)(16)
1852-1854 Nodaway valley Page county IA
1860 IA Page county Nebraska township(8)
Civil War (17)
1868-1869 Postmaster Memory Taylor county IA (town prior to New Market)(12)
1870 IA Page county East River township(9)
1879 Gunnison county CO
1880 CO Gunnison county Pitken census with Elizabeth, Rausa, Florence and C.W.; E. A. and Y. F. are 
near by(10)
1883 North Fork Valley Delta county CO
1889 Elizabeth's death in Paonia, Delta county CO
1900CO Delta county Delta township Hotchkiss census Charles with wife Martha, C. W. nearby(11) 

A search has been made for an obituary for Elizabeth but none have been found.  No death 
certificates were recorded at this time in Colorado.

The Newspaper (Paonia CO) 17July1908
"Charles W. Pace was born April 1st. 1827, in the state of Virginia.  In early life he lived on the frontier 
portions of the states of Tennessee and Indiana.  He was one of the California gold seekers in 1849 
and '50, traveling across the plains  from the Missouri to the coast with an ox team.  Returning to 
Indiana, he settled there for a short time and in 1854 moved to Iowa, which was then being settled.  
For 26 years he followed farming in the valley of the Nodaway near Clarinda in south-western Iowa.  
He accumulated considerable wealth, which was largely lost in the money panic in 1873.
"At the beginning of the civil war he enlisted as a private, but was afterward promoted to captain of 
Company C 11 Mo. Reg. Which position he held to the close of the war.
"In 1879 he took up his march westward and was engaged in mining in Gunnison county, Colo., for 
four years and was one of the founders of the town of Pitkin.  
"In 1883 he removed to the North Fork valley and has since resided here.
"He was married in 1846 to Mary Weininger by whom he had one son Edward A. Pace, now an 
attorney of New Market, Iowa.  In 1848 his wife died and he was married in 1851 to Elizabeth J. Farris, 
who died at Paonia in 1889.  To this union there were born three sons and four daughters, Frank G. 
Pace, of Clarinda, Iowa, Mrs. Mary Davison and Florence Young, deceased, and Mrs. Rose Campbell 
and Charles W. Pace of Paonia.  In 1891 he was married to Mrs. Martha Heffley of Hotchkiss, who 
died in Hotchkiss in 1906.
"His last years were spent with his daughter, Mrs. Rose A. Campbell and Charles W. Pace, at Paonia, 
where he was tenderly cared for until his death July 13, 1908. 
"He was a farmer by occupation, a believer in the Christian religion and a lifelong Democrat."

2  Edward Alexander 1847-1925 son from Charles' first marriage
2  Daughter 1848/49(13)
2  Franklin Green 1852-1918
2  Mary Nervesta 1855-1881
2  Young Farris 1856-1912
2  Susannah Arbella 1857-1918
2  Rausie "Rose" A. 1861-1939
2  Florence Jane 1862-1902
2  Charles Wesley 1867-1937

Charles also took responsibility for six children of two brothers who died in the Civil War(18)

NOTE:  All Taylor/Page county Iowa newspaper accounts were found through the use of the 
Abstracted Newspaper Index compiled by Pat O'Dell and found on her website - 
Her website is an invaluable resource for those interested in this area.

(1)	obituary,The Newspaper (Paonia CO) 17July08
(2)    Letter from son Edward in 1907 " was born on the 7th day of April, 1827, in Scott County, Virginia 
near the border of Tennessee."
(3)   CO Death Certificate #5765, also gives name of father and mother including mother's maiden 
(4)  Gravestones Betheleham Cemetery: Section OA Charles Lot102C Elizabeth Lot102B
(5)	IN Duboise county Marriage Records Book A P58
(6)	IN Orange county Marriage Record Vol 3P383 LDS MF 1316696
(7)	Phyllis Mason Hill writes that  Elizabeth was born in Orange county IN,  Elizabeth is found in the 
1850 census in Orange county with her parents who married in Orange county
(8)  1860 IA Page county Nebraska twp Roll 342 S#954 L21
(9)  1870  IA Page county East River twp S#414 __Line # but family has 14 entries
(10) 1880 CO Gunnison county Pitken Roll 90 P91 L15 
(11) 1900 CO Delta county Delta Pct 2 Hotchkis Roll ___ ED14 S14 L15 
(12) National Archives Microfilm M841Roll39
(13) letter from son Edward A. Pace dated 25Jan1907 states "In the early fall of 1849, my mother died 
with Pueperal Fever and my little sister was buried in the coffin with her."
(14) Recollections of daughter, Susannah Arbelle, as told to her granddaughter Phyllis Mason Hill:
"When the children were in school they would study their spelling around the fireplace at night.  They 
would study so hard because if they missed a word their mother [Elizabeth]  would immediately spell 
it correctly and they didn't want that to happen."

"[Susannah] said at the close of the Civil War this area in Iowa was terrorized by the Klu Klux Klan.  
She remembered how they burned, destroyed and robbed and how frightened her mother was when 
these Klansmen camped near her house."

"[Susannah] also feared the Texas longhorn cattle that her father raised.  One dared not walk where 
they were but must always be horseback.  The boys always sang as they rode among them.  These 
Texas longhorns were a money making venture of Charles Wesley."

"One day Grandma's [Susannah] mother, Elizabeth, was coming toward the house when a swarm of 
bees lit on her bonnet.  If she had tried to walk or run they would have stung her to death.  So she 
stood perfectly quiet until the bees had settled.  Then she slowly put her hands underneath her 
bonnet, gave it a throw and ran.  All of this happened as her children stood watching, powerless to 

 (15) Family history as written by Phyllis Mason Hill, great granddaughter of Charles and Elizabeth:
"In 1851 Charles Wesley Pace and elizabeth Jane Farris (Ferris) were married.  They settled in the 
Valley of the Nodaway in south western Iowa.  Their home and farm, which was several hundred 
acres in size, was located near the East Nodaway River about halfway between what are now the 
towns of Clarinda and New Market.  Charles also owned 40 acres where the town of New Market is 
located and Elizabeth Farris Pace owned 80 acres in the eastern part of what is now Clarinda.  The 
house on this farm was about one block north and two blocks west of what used to be the Burlington 
Passenger Depot.

Richard Foster Pace, Charles' brother, said that Charles had one of the finest farms in the country.  
That if he had remained in Iowa, after he returned from California with the gold he brought with him he 
could have paid all he owed on the farm and would have been wealthy.  He did accumulate 
considerable wealth, which was largely lost in the money panic of 1873.

In 1879 Charles W. Pace and all of his family, except her brother, Frank, and Susannah, moved west to 
Gunnison County, Colorado... where they had become engaged in mining.  The caravan of wagons in 
which the journey was made was accompanied by R. T. Adams, who still resides in Paonia.

Ollie [child of Mary Davison] said, 'I remember Grandma Pace.  She was a little woman and always 
wore a sunbonnet.  I can still see her coming around the mountain to visit my mother [Mary] "

(16) letter from son Edward A. Pace dated 25Jan1907 states: "Early in the spring of 1850 Father with 4 
other men whose names I do not recollect fitted out a team of 5 yoke of Oxen and a wagon and 
loaded the wgon with Flour, Bacon, Lard and dried fruit and other provisions and started for California, 
the land of gold."
(17) entered as a Private, promoted to the rank of Captain;  Eleventh Missouri Cavalry, Co. C per Page 
County History and inscription on gravestone
(18)  "Interview with Rose Pace Campbell by Beryl Campbell c1924"; manuscript with the material 
collected by Shirley Pace Newfarmer
"the number of milk cows varied but every boy or girl in the family had at least one cow to milk, and 
there was several as the family of Charles Pace was made more numerous by the addition of the 
families of two brothers who were killed during the Civil War.  Here morning and night the children 
took care of the cow which was assigned to their keeping."
(19) Lake County CA Superior Court, #277 filed 25Feb1889, Probate for the estate of Young Farris – 
E. F. Pace, aged 56years, residing in Colorado
MISC - description of the farm and farm life
from the collection of Shirley Pace Newfarmer:
Rose Pace, 1861-1939, was the daughter of Charles Wesley and Elizabeth Jane Farris Pace
Albert Beryl Campbell , 1908-1990, was Rose's grandson.
Interview with Rose Pace Campbell
by Beryl Campbell
[excerpts from the nterview]
"they departed from their home [Vincennes]on a flat boat and floated down the river to the Mississippi 
on the broad waters of the Ohio.  Here they turned northwest into Iowa.  They finally settled on a 
section of land which they homesteaded.  The location of this farm was on the Nodaway River, in 
Southeastern[sic] Iowa near the town of Clarinda.

Six Hundred Forty acres of rich, fertile, bottom land.  The section of land lay in a north and south 
direction.  .  One hundred and sixty acres lay to the north of the road and the remainder to the south.  
Most of the north portion was heavily wooded and a portion of it was bottom land.  In my 
grandmother's time the acres to the south of the road were always planted with Corn.  .  To the north 
of the road lay the barns and the cattle and stock pens.  Here the stock was fed and housed and here 
also the hired men slept in the loft of the barn.  Through this upper portion the peaceful Nodaway 
River wended its way.  In the flood season when the rains and the melting snow caused the river to 
rise, this upper section would be flooded to the overflowing point with water.  It was here that the 
mass of vegetation, trees, berry vines, of every description grew.  Here the children gathered in 
season a great variety of nuts and wild fruits.  Here also ranged the hogs for hand in hand with the 
growing of corn with the breeding of hogs and cattle.

It is well to note here the extent of the hog raising which was done on the place.  They multiplied 
rapidly and it was never known just how many hogs there actually were.  On shipping days, the hired 
men would drive the hogs from the wooded section and would toll them along the road to the railroad 
at Clarinda over a distance of about four miles by dropping ears of corn at intervals.  Usually they 
divided the hogs into groups of twenty-five to fifty hogs.  Between the groups would be placed a team 
and wagon to pick up any hog who showed signs of weakening on the journey.  It was a common 
saying that when the first hogs had reached the railroad that the last had just been driven into the road 
to make the journey.  

In these acres to the north were also the feed yards.  Here the tables, or racks for feeding the cattle 
were located.  These tables consisted of  V shaped racks which held a wagon box load of ears, were 
placed at intervals and the cattle being fed here were constantly where they could get the corn at will.  
It was the intention of the owner to figure five hogs for every beef – the idea being that the hogs would 
come up into the feed lot and clean up after the cattle what corn was not digested by the steer.  No 
feed ever went directly to the hogs.  It was here that he raised the choice corn fed Iowa beef which he 
shipped to market at such times as the cattle reached their prime.

Here also was located the lot in which the milk cattle were kept.  And here was also stored the corn on 
a platform of sawed logs or similar to  ties as we know them[?sic].  Usually, there was a roof 
constructed over the corn or some other protection to keep it from the weather.  The number of milk 
cows varied but every boy or girl in the family had at least one cow to milk, and there was several as 
the family of Charles Pace was made more numerous by the addition of the families of two brothers 
who were killed during the Civil War.  Here morning and night the children took care of the cow which 
was assigned to their keeping.

The barn was constructed of walnut and ma0ple logs.  Long and wide it must have been an imposing 
structure.  Housing the teams of work horses and driving stock as well, as the better saddle stock it 
accommodated some thirty-five to fifty horses.  Every member of the family was assigned stalls for 
their stock.  Charles Pace kept a special driving team of blooded stock which was assigned to the 
care of a hired man.  This team was always the pick of the stock and the finest that money could buy, 
and they were always given the most careful care possible.  The left of the barn was the storage place 
for the hay.  This hay was mostly Timothy and  Prarie grass.  The sleeping quarters of the hired hands 
were in the left of the barn with the exception of the superintendent whose sleeping quarters were in 
the house.  The remainder of the barn lot was used for the horses to run in.In later years, the eastern 
portion of the north section was cleared and planted with grass and corn.  The main part of their 
northern portion was devoted to the care  and range of the animals of which there were many.  

The house lay on the south side of the road, rather diagonally across from the barn and lots.  A  very 
imposing structure as it was built for service as well as beauty, and it consisted of two floors.  The 
walls were constructed of walnut and the floors were all white maple.  The lower floor of the house, 
whose outside dimensions were 46 feet long and 30 feet wide, was divided in the center by a partition 
which shut it into two rooms of 24 x 30 feet.  In each room on the center partition there was a huge fire 
place.  In the parlor a spiral stairway ran from the first to the second floors.  In the living room , which 
was the combined eating, cooking, and sleeping center, was the tables where the hands were fed 
and the fireplace which in the early recollections of my Grandmother was used for cooking.  In later 
years a great iron stove which was connected into the fireplace chimney was used.  The upper floor 
was of course of somewhat smaller dimensions due to the slope of the room.    Along each side of 
this floor were storage closets.  A partition ran through this room in the same direction as that on the 
lower floor and divided it into two rooms.  These rooms were used entirely for sleeping.  In those 
days, the privacy of individual rooms was unknown.  So close to the fundamentals of life were those 
early pioneers that everything was constructed for convenience and usefulness without anything which 
might be unnecessary.

The grounds surrounding the house was covered with white sand.  Lawn grass as we know it was 
unknown.  This sand was hauled into the yard and in time became almost like a  pavement.  On the 
north and west sides of the house were windbreaks of sturdy maple trees.  Standing about twenty feet 
apart they spread their sturdy limbs in every direction to protect the house  and the numerous children 
from the wind and sun.   Under the protection of these beautiful maples, the children often played  
croquet and under the same trees were the swings in which they spent many delightful hours.  
Croquet was the fascinating game in which the entire family participated.  

However, I am getting somewhat ahead of my tale.  When the Civil War broke out in April of 1861, 
Charles Pace with several of his brothers volunteered and served through the war.  Charles advanced 
to the rank of Captain before the end of the war and served through many memorable battles.  After 
Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865, as Captain Pace he returned home and he was known as Captain 
Pace throughout the remainder of his life.

A strict man, yet a man who in his way tried to do right by all of his children, Captain Pace ruled his 
family in a stern, old-fashioned manner.  He believed that the doings of each child should be 
recounted whenever he questioned them, and by this method he maintained his stern disciplin.  Woe 
be to the youngster who did not recount his days deeds in full, if father later found out about it, which 
he usually did.  Yet he expected his family to dress well and to look the part of a prosperous farmer's 
family.  Never tight with his money, yet always demanding a strict account of the money spent, he 
strove to teach his children to be frugal and thriftful.  When they needed clothes, it was never a 
question of how much money will it take, but a case of 'What do you need?'

The children were nevertheless expected to carry their end of the work of which there was plenty.  
The farm required a large number of hands to run it and in addition there was of course the large 
family.  Usually the family kept hired help to assist with the work but as the small hands of each child 
became large enough, tasks according to his age and ability were assigned to him. 

B 1847 Orange county IN(1)(2)
D 20June1925 Page county IA buried Memory Cemetery(1) (3)

M 19Aug1869 Page county IA (4)
Nancy Ann Davison (sister of Josiah Davison who married Ed's sister Mary)
B 17Feb1842 Page county IA(4) 1852(1)
D 01May1928 Page county IA (4)
Parents Hardin and Harriet J. Thompson Davison(4)(5)

1870 IA Taylor county Dallas twp  census with Nancy and Mary 3mo born April(6)
1879 move to Gunnison county CO (15)
1880 CO Gunnison Pitkin  census alone  lawyer; children with Jeptha and Ella Davison in IA(7)(8)
1883 returned to New Market from Colorado (9)(15)
1885 IA state census New Market  with alice 14, Charles 11, Harley 9, Myrtle 6, Virsie 0(10)
1895 IA state census New Market with  Harley 19, Myrtle 17, Essie 11, Asa 6  New Market(11)
1900 IA  Taylor county Dallas twp New Market  with wife and Harley, Ersa and Asa(12)
1910 IA Taylor county Dallas twp New Market ED130S1AL43 with wife, Ersa and grandson Frank 
1920 IA Taylor county Dallas two New Market with wife and grandson Frank Valentine who is a telegraph 
operator at the depot(14)

(1) Gravestone Memory Cemetery  Row 3 section #4 3.31 Edward and Nancy
(2) Parents married in Orange county in 1846 and mother died in Orange county in 1848
(3) obituary  Bedford Free Press 24June1926--needs to be checked, gravestone 1925
obituary BFP 24June1926?25; cemetery records obtained by Page County Genealogical Society show 1926
(4) Obituary for Nancy, Clarinda Herald 10May1928 and 3May1928
(5) Obituary for Hardin Davison states he married Harriet J. Thompson Clarinda Herald 6Sep1890
(6) 1870 IA Taylor county Dallas twp Roll 421 #94
(7) 1880 CO Gunnison county Pitkin Roll 90 P91 L45
(9) news item in Taylor County Republican 29Mar1883
(10) 1885 IA State census Taylor county New Market  #17
(11) 1895 Iowa State census Taylor county New Market #6
(12) 1900 IA Taylor county Dallas twp New Market  ED117 S___L20
(13) 1910 IA Taylor county Dallas twp New Market ED130 S1A L43
(14) 1920 IA Taylor county Dallas twp New Market ED 140 S2B L84
(15) In a family history written by Phylis Mason Hill, granddaughter of Ed's sister, Susannah:
"In 1879 Charles W. Pace and all of his family, except her brother, Frank, and Susannah, moved west to 
Gunnison County, Colorado.  ."
"Young and Ed returned to Iowa after a year or two in Colorado and lived the rest of their lives in Iowa.:

3  Alice 1870-1893 married Charles Love 
gravestone Memory cemetery 13May1870-3Aug1893

3  Charles Hardin . 1873-1945
 7May1873 D25Sept45 per CA death record

3  Harley Tilden 1876-1926  married Minnie Long  
D Sept1926 LA CA

3  Myrtle 1879-1900  married Valentine  Houston Tex  

3  Ersa 1884-1957  married Frederick Cooper Foster
11July1957 Medford OR

3  Asa B. 1888-1970  Glendale CA  
D 14Apr1970 LA CA 

B 2Aug1852 Orange county IN
D 12Jan1918 Clarinda Page county IA buried Memory cemetery

never married

Frank appears to have stayed in Iowa along with his sister, Susannah Reeves, when his parents and siblings 
moved to Colorado

from Pages From the Past  of the Page County Genealogical Society  Vol 6 #2
"Pace Schoolhouse   Built on land donated by Frank Pace, a bachelor..  At reorganization time it was 
purchased by Albert Henke, who tore it down and used the lumber on his farm. "

"F. G. Pace
"Franklin Green Pace passed away on January 12th, at the age of more than sixty-five years.  The funeral 
was held Monday, from the Christian church in New Market, conducted by Rev. Roy C. Snodgrass, the 
Christian minister in Clarinda, the burial taking place in Memory cemetery nearby.

Clarinda Herald (IA   17Jan1918
"Born near French Lick Springs, in Orange county, Indiana, August 2nd 1852, his grandfather, Young 
Farris, was the first county clerk of Page county, Ia.  His ancestry was strictly American, his great grandsires 
both on his father's and mother's side having taken part in the Revolutionary War.  When two years of age, 
the boy was brought by his parents to Page county, Ia., where he has made his home for more than sixty 
three years.  Their home was in East River township, near the school house still bearing the name Pace, as a 
monument to their having lived here.  Frank was a successful farmer, one of the men who have helped 
transform this country from a prairie wilderness to its present state of productiveness in agriculture.  He 
never married, living a bachelor life, and rarely visited by his relatives, as was his preference.  Two brothers 
and two sisters survive, E. A. Pace and Mrs. Susannah Reeves of New Market, and in Colorado Charles W. 
Pace and Mrs. Rose Campbell."

Recollections of sister, Susannah Arbelle, as told to  Susannah's granddaughter Phyllis Mason Hill:
"[Susannah] was scared to death to be left alone at night while Grandpa [Norval Reeves] went to lodge.  
The lodge was in Siam, Iowa, which was quite a little drive with team and buggy.   She had two small 
children so stayed home.  One time Uncle Frank came over to see her and found that she was so afraid that 
she had hidden an ax close to the door.  He scolded her for it and told her not to do that again because any 
man who might come to the door could take the ax right away from her." 

"he owned a farm in south western Iowa near the home of his parents.  He was crippled and walked with a 
limp.  He visited Grandma [Susannah] often."

B 1855 (4)
D 15Oct1881 Pitkin Gunnison county CO

M 27June1873 Taylor county IA
Josiah "Dick" Davison
B 25Sep1850 East River twp Page county IA
D 21Oct1922 Clarinda Page county IA buried Memory cemetery beside second wife
Parents Hardin and Harriet J. Thompson Davison

1879 move to Gunnison county IA(3)

(1)all info from, Josiah's obituary unless otherwise noted; Clarinda Herald (IA) 23Oct1922; New Market 
Times 26Oct1922
(2) listed in her father's obituary, The Newspaper Paonia CO 17July1908
(3) family history compiled by Phyllis Mason Hill, granddaughter of Mary's sister Susannah
"In 1879 Charles W. Pace and all of his family, except her brother, Frank, and Susannah, moved west to 
Gunnison County, Colorado." 
(4) Recollections of Phyllis Mason Hill, granddaughter of Mary's sister Susannah:
"one time I was talking to a lady named Mrs. Reynolds and she was speaking about Aunt Mary, Grandma's 
sister.  When I asked her if she knew Aunt Mary she said, 'She was one of the finest women I ever knew.  
There were few like her.'  "

"There was to be a baby born to Mary and she had been told that she must leave the little mining town 
before the birth of the baby.  She had written to Grandma [Susannah] that she was coming back for her to 
take care of her when the baby was born.  …she also asked Grandma to take care of her three children, 
Olive, Orville and Stella, if anything happened to her."

"Later when she saw one of the Davison family coming to her house she knew without being told that Mary 
Davison was dead.  She was only twenty-eight years old.  . Later Mary's husband, Dick, returned to Iowa 
with the three children which he raised."
Letter from Mary to her in-laws, Dicks parents –saved by Phyllis Mason Hill:

"Pitkin, Col.
April the 2nd 1881
Dear Parents
We are all well and doing well.  Dick is Freighting & hasn't time to write.  He is making 25 dollars a day 
now, has bought another team of Mules larger than those Mother brought threw with her.  Pade 400 dollars 
for them new wagon like the one he brought through and a new sled worth 50 collars and harness.  He has 
three wagons and harness.  Is going to buy another team write a way, wages are good it takes him too days 
to make a trip to Alpine.  He makes 12 dollars a day and sometimes more when he can take a lad over there 
he gets one dollar and sixty cents per hundred for bailing.  From 17 to 18___is a load the way the rods are.  
He will make some thing this spring if he has no bad luck, the snow is going fast, the ground is dry in spots 
but the snow is very deep on the lane and dangerous.  They have snow slides down the Mountain if they 
should catch a person it would cover them.  Everything is beginning to boom here, more___buildings going 
up all the time.  Working prospects.  Dick has not lost but one day for three weeks and that was to collect 
money.  He gets home one night starts the next morning.  It is pritty lonely for me for me and the children 
stay a lone[am unclear what she means]  Frank is working for Dick.  The children are going to school.  A 
lady is teaching now.  Everything is so dear here.  It costs a great ___to live.  I will tell you what we had.  
For dinner 50 cents worth of potatoes 1 can of Peaches 45 cents, 50 cents worth of beaf.  Frank and Dick 
were here we eat it all one meal, beside the butter tea and bread.  Well we can all ways have some thing 
good.  It all costs about the same.  They brought the loads seven mile today an will start to Gunnison City 
tomorrow.  The city officers are elected tomorrow.  Docktor Vance is running for mayor of the town.  Mr. 
Vance is well able to be up.  Jack we got your picture.  Think it look just like you.  We will send all of ours 
when the picture galarie gets here.  It costs 10.  Dicks expenses across the range are 12 dollars a trip 6 
dollars a day for himself Frank and teams totl. Hoping to hear from soon.  I clos Mary
Eva the children say they write the next time. I have bin shinging Dicks hair I will send his Mother a lock."

news articles - excerpts
Davison, Josiah 37 w Mary F. Harris 24. Clarinda Herald 01 Feb 1888
Davison, Josiah S. "Dick," b 25 Sep 1850 East River twp.; d 21 Oct 1922 east of Clar; w 
27 Jun 1873 Mary N. Pace, d 15 Oct 1881 and buried on mountain side Pitkin, Colo.,3 
children; w 19 Jan 1888 Mary F. Harris, 1 child; f Hardin Davison; m Harriet --; i Mem. 
Clarinda Herald 23 Oct 1922, New Market Times 26 Oct 1922

3  Olive Ida
B 14Mar1872 East River twp Page county IA D 25Apr1948 Clarinda Page county IA
married Charles W. Kelley
childrenFloyd J., Charles Raymond,  Gladys 1900-1918 and infant daughter 1906

3  Orville I.
B 14Mar1872 East River twp Page county IA D 21May1930  Prineville Crook countyOR
M  Marie C. Whitaker

3 Stella
I know nothing else re  Stella but she is mentioned  in the recollections of Susannah

B Sep1855 Nebraska twp Page county IA (1)(2)
D 25May1912 buried Memory cemetery(3)
Matilda E. Miller (5)
1855-1903 gravestone Memory cemetery
Parents mother Agnes Miller born in VA per 1900 census  

2M  10Dec1906 Clarinda Page county IA 
Martha A. Carmichael Garrison
1865-1939 gravestone Memory cemetery

1879 to Gunnison county CO with parents and some siblings(7)
1880/1881 returned to Iowa (7)

(1) 1860 census gives family location; 
(2)1900 census indicates date and born in IA; 1900 IA Taylor county Dallas twp #80
(3) gravestone
(4) listed in his father's obituary as son; The Newspaper Paonia CO 17July1908
(5) obituary Clarinda Herald Journal 6Dec1956
(6) according to the Supplement to Tombstone Record of Taylor County Iowa by the TCGS 1995 the 
gravestone states Pearly Pace daughter of Y. F. and M. E. Pace D 22Apr1879 age 16y2m7d; as Matilda was 
born in 1855 she would not have had a child in 1863..possible 6yo?
(7) family history compiled by Phyllis Mason Hill, granddaughter of Young's sister Susannah
"In 1879 Charles W. Pace and all of his family, except her brother, Frank, and Susannah, moved west to 
Gunnison County, Colorado.  where they had become engaged in mining.  The caravan of wagons in which 
the journey was made was accompanied by R. T. Adams, who still resides in Paonia."

"Young and Ed Pace returned to Iowa after a year or two in Colorado and lived the rest of their lives in 
"Young became a contractor and builder."

3 . Pearly ___-D22Apr1879(6)

3  Charles Dennis  B 4July1876 New Market Taylor county IA(5) D 12Nov1956 Wichita Sedgewick county 
M  Minnie Dougherty
daughter Wilma Lorene Shelby Atkinson

3. Willametta  Mar1885-___  
M ______Rowe

B 15July1857 Page county IA
D 2May1918 New Market, Taylor county IA
M 28Jan1875 Page county IA
Norval Reeves
B 7June1852 Brownsville, Fayette county PA
D 2Aug1931 New Market, Taylor county IA

New Market Herald  9May1918
Brief announcement was made in our last issue of the death of Mrs. Norval Reeves.  She had been confined 
to her home for many months and suffered greatly with a malady that baffled medical skills.  While her death 
was not unexpected, yet it came sooner than anticipated and was rather sudden.  In her death the community 
loses a woman of many virtues and she will be sincerely mourned by all who ever came in contact with her.  
All her life has been spent in this immediate vicinity and her many deeds of kindness and helpful ministrations 
will long remainbright spots in the hearts and minds of countless numbers.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in the M. E. church, conducted by Rev. E. O. Douglass.  A 
large attendance testified to the high regard in which she was held.  Her grandson, Bruce Mason, who was 
called to Camp Dodge about two weeks ago, was permitted to come to the funeral.  Other out of town 
attendants were Jas. Wilson and wife of Trenton, Nebr., John Reeves and wife of Villisca, Chas. Kelley and 
wife of Clarinda.  Interment was in Memory.

Susannah A. Pace, daughter of Chas. W. and Elizabeth Pace was born in Page Co., Iowa, July 15, 1857 and 
entered into rest from her home in New Market, Iowa, May 2, 1918 at the age of 60 years, 9 months and 17 

January 28, 1875 she was united in Marriage to Norval Reeves who lives to mourn her departure.  To their 
home were given two children, Mrs. Arvilla Hartman and Walter Reeves.  Five grandchildren, Bruce Mason, 
Mrs. Phyllis Hill, Lois Hartman, Letha Reeves and Marybell Reeves and one great-grandchild, Mason Hill, 
all of whom survive her.

Mrs. Reeves was converted in 1874 and united with the Methodist Elpiscopal church, of which she ever 
remained a loyal interested, earnest member.  Her years of service have prepared her for the Heavenly rest 
and reward.  May her influence linger as a fragrance in all our lives.

3  Arvilla 29Nov1875-22Mar1941
M1  Elroy C. Mason
children Bruce  and Phyllis 
M2  S. Hartman (divorced)
child Lois

3 Walter Scott 20Mar1877-19May1947
M Tressie Rowe (divorced)
children Letha and Marybell
2  RAUSIE "Rose" Ann (1)(7)
B 4Dec1861(2)
D 20June1939 Paonia Delta county CO buried Bethelehem cemetery(2) (3)
M 23July1883 (4) 
Albert Brisbane Campbell(5)
B 30Oct1843  (7)
D 1912 (2) (5) 26Mar1914(7)  Buried Bethlehem Cemetery Paonia Delta county CO (2)

"taught school in Colorado and on 23July1883 married Albert Brisben Campbell" (4)


3 Albert  Blaine 1885-1964

(1) In Phyllis Mason Hill material:  Albert Beryl  shared a letter with L. Susannah Pace Hicks;  the letter was 
written to Rose by her sister, Florence and is dated 30July1895 from LaPlata, Colorado: "My baby's name is 
Rose I named her for you, ...I know Rose is not your real name but that is what we always called you. "  L. 
Susannah continues in her letter of 1977 to Phyllis Mason Hill  "That baby is Rose Alma Young Dunlap who 
recently wrote me" "Mr. Campbell wrote that Florence Alma Pace..."
(2)  obituary Clarinda Herald Journal 3Aug1939
(3)	Rose gravestone 1861-1939; A. B. military stone without dates
(4)	Material of Phyllis Mason Hill
(5)	Pace Family History by Margaret Pace Nostrand, daughter of Charles Wesley 1867-1937, granddaugter 
of Charles Wesley 1827-1908; found in the Shirley Pace Newfarmer family material
P12 "Albert Brisben Campbell"
P14 "Albert's wife, Bernice (Beryl's mother) and Rose Campbell were adamant prohibitionists.  Beryl has 
written:..…with good cause, …Young's drinking…the killing…must have made Grandmother very bitter. 
….My father wouldn't touch a drop.' " [The killing referred to is the killing of Rose's sister Florence by her 
husband Kenneth Young.]
(6) 1897 - Memories of Colorado North Fork Valley by Mrs. Cleaola Livesay Clark Ernst, a speech she 
prepared for the Historical Society of Paonia [Delta county CO]; found on the usgenweb Delta county CO
(7) email of 5Sept2004 from a great grandson of Rausie (see below) 

3 Albert Blaine (7)
 B 6Sept1884 Paonia Delta county CO
 D 2Jan1964  Louisville Jefferson county KY (visiting son) buried Bethlehem cemetery
M 26Feb1908 Paonia 
Bernice Cloe Livesay
B 4Feb1880 Oswego Labette county  KS
D 11Mar1957 North Delta Delta county CO
Parents James Monroe and Emily Ann  ____Livesay (6)

The Daily Sentinel (Paonia CO) 3Jan1964 P11
"Albert Campbell
Albert Campbell, 79, of North Delta, died Thursday morning at Louisville, Kyl, where he had been visiting a 
son, Beryl Campbell, for several months.
"Mrs. Campbell, a long time resident of Paonia, had lived in Delta since 1949.  His wife, the former Bernice 
Livesay, whom he married at Paonia Feb. 26, 1908, died March 11, 1957.  He was an active member of the 
First Methodist Church.
"Besides his son, he is survived by a grandson and a great-grandson.
"Memorial services are to be held at 2p.m. Wednesday in the Roberts Funeral Home.  The Rev. J. Hubert 
Wubben, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will officiate.  Private services will be conducted in 
Bethlehem Cemetery at Paonia."

The Daily Sentinel (CO) 12Mar1957 P 9
"Campbell Services Are Thursday At 2
"Funeral services for Mrs. Albert Campbell, 77, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Methodist 
Church, with the Rev. George A. Turner officiating.  Interment will be in Bethlehem cemetery at Paonia, 
directed by Roberts Funeral Home.,
"Born Bernice Cloe Livesay Feb. 4, 1880 at Oswego, Kan., she died at 12:45 a.m. Monday in her home in 
North Delta.  Moving there eight years ago from Paonia, where she had been a resident since 1800, she had 
been a member of the Paonia PTA, Pitkin Mesa Community Club, Alturir XX Alturir Club, and the North 
Delta Home Demonstration Club.  She married Albert Campbell at Paonia Feb. 26, 1908
"Surviving her are her husband, a son, Beryl Campbell of Kirkwood, Ma., a sister, Mrs. Etta Mason of 
Okmulgee, Okla.; a grandson, Albert Beryl Campbell of Gunnison and one great grandson."

"Aunt Bernice Livesay clerked in Matthew's store maybe some other places.  She married Albert Beryl 
Campbell.  Their only son Boyle (sic) was a teacher in the University of Kentucky at Louisville.  They had 
one son but the son and wife had several boys but only one girl.  Uncle Albert said that was the first girl in 
the Campbell family in 20 years.  All buried in the Bethlehem Cemetery beside many friends." (6)

Albert and Bernice had one child: 
Albert Beryl Campbell 

The Daily Sentinel News (CO) 7Apr1990 P91
"Albert B. Campbell
Albert Beryl Campbell of Aurora died March 30 at Cherry Creek Nursing Center in Aurora.  He was 8a.
"He had worked for Independent Lumber Co. in Grand Junction and Eagle, Ralston Purina Co. in St. Louis 
and was the business manager for Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.
:He was born Nov. 17, 1908 to Albert and Bernice Campbell in Paonia where he spent his childhood and 
graduated from Paonia High School in 1926.  He attended Ross Business College and Mesa Junior College.
"He married Robert Richardson on Dec. 24, 1930, in Grand Junction.  She survives.
"Other survivors include a son, ___. of Bryan, Texas, four grand children and four great grandchildren.
"A memorial service was Tuesday 3 - in Aurora Chase Funeral Home chapel in Aurora.  Burial was in 
Bethlehem Cemetery in Paonia."

Note 7:
From great grandson of Rausie
Sent :  Sunday, September 5, 2004 6:57 PM 
Subject :  Farris - Page Research 
  Rose Pace-Camapbell --her given name is Rausie Ann.  Albert
Brisbane was born in on October 30 1843 and died  in Paonia, Colorado on
March 26, 1914.  His son,  Alabert Blaine was born in Paonia on Sept. 6,
1884 and died January 1, 1964.  My FAther, Albert Beryl was bon on Nov.
17, 1908 in Paonia.
    Albert Brisbane seems to have….. did quite well both in the
mines and later in Paonia as they owned the entire block on the east
side of the main street at one time and he built several house on the
back side of that block that were sold and rented and are still there
today.  They sent my Grandfather to prep school at Denver University in
Denver and Rose spent several months there which suggests that they were
doing quite well.  Around 1890 they left Paonia and moved to Blaine
Washington for a couple of years.  I have tapes where my grandfather
describes his remembering that trip and apparently his father worked
across the bay and would row to work each morning.  It is not clear what
he did for a living or exactly why they went there.
Also Albert Brisbane would go on prospecting trips from time-to-time,
hard to get that out of the blood and settle down to farming and
carpenter work after all those exciting years.

B 9Nov1863 (1)
D 18Sep1902 Sacramento CA

Kenneth Bartley Young
D 15Sept1902 Sacramento CA
1895 in LaPlata CO per 1895 letter

3  Kenneth 1888
3  Eula E. 1890
3  Rose Alma 23Nov1891  M Dunlap
[DUNLAP ROSE ALMA 11/23/1890  COLOLOS ANGELES(19) 11/18/1978 566-24-9622 87 yrs ]
3  Lois/Louise Nana 1900

Phyllis Mason Hill: "The four children of Bart and Florence Young were raised by some of the brothers and 
sisters of Florence.  The oldest boy, Kenneth, spent some time on the farm in Iowa with Frank but left before 
too long."

1977 lesser from L. Susannah Pace Hicks to Phyllis Mason Hill:  "Albert Beryl Campbell sent me a copy of a 
letter, that Florence Jane[sic] Pace Young sent her sister, Rausie Pce Campbell.  It is a dear, sweet letter.  It 
is dated July 30, 1895, sent from LaPlata, Colorado.  In one place she says 'My baby's name is Rose I named 
her for you, she will be four years old Nov. 23, 1895.  I know Rose is not your real name but that is what we 
always called you.' That baby is the Rose Alma Young Dunlap who recently wrote me, after I had written 
her for information about her parents and brothers and sisters.  Mrs. Dunlap lives at LaCrescenta, California.  
Mrs. Dunlap's father's name was Kenneth Bartley Young.  Mr. Campbell wrote that Florence A. (Alma) 
Pace was born the 9th day of November 1863. (from Family Bible Record0."

(1)  In a 1977 letter L. Susannah Pace Hicks writes to Phyllis Mason Hill "Mr. Campbell [Albert Beryl] 
wrote that Florence Alma Pace was born the 9th day of November 1863.  From Family Bible Record."

(2) In a letter dated 23Nov1895 which is with L. Susannah Pace Hicks, Florence writes to her sister Rose:  
"My Baby's name is Rose I named her for you, she will be four yrs. old Nov. 23, 1895."  L. Susannah adds in 
a letter to Phyllis Mason Hill "That baby is Rose Alma Young Dunlap who recently wrote me, after I had 
written her for information about her parents and brothers and sister.  Mrs. Dunlap lives at LaCrescenta, 
California.  Mrs. Dunlap's father's name was Kenneth Bartley Young. "

Sacramento Bee 15Sep1902
"Frenzied Man Shoots Wife and Kills Himself
"K. B. Young, a wholesale butcher and cattle raiser, with ranges in the vicinity of Franklin, this county, shot 
and mortally wounded his wife, Florence A. Young, and then turned the pistol with which he had done his 
murderous deed upon himself, and died almost instantly from a bullet wound through the heart.  It is 
supposed from the presence of a wound over the left nipple that Young fired the first shot there when he 
sought to end his own life, but fearing it would not be effective, placed the muzzle of the weapon so close to 
his heart that his clothing was set afire by the flame.
"Mrs. Young was shot twice, both wounds entering the back, but their location had not been determined at a 
late hour this afternoon.  The physicians who were called to attend the dying woman said there was no hope 
whatever of her recovery, and that she would die within a few hours.
"The tragedy occurred about 1:30 this afternoon at the house occupied by the couple at 2323 O Street.
"There were no witnesses to the shooting.  Kenneth Young, the 13 year old son of the couple said to a Bee 
reporter:   "I don't know how it happened.  Mama was in a room upstairs when papa came home this 
afternoon.  They had a quarrel—they have always quarreled.  I heard mama say 'For God's sake, don't kill 
me.'  It seemed like papa was dragging mama from the room at the head of the stairs across the hall.  I ran 
up the street and called for help.  I don't remember that I heard any shots fired."
"When the news of the shooting became known Police Officer Dubain was on the scene at once 
accompanied by Special Officer Butler.  When Duhain reached the house he found the door to the room in 
which the tragedy was committed locked.  Mrs. Young called to him to break down the door.  He did so, 
and found Young lying dead on the floor, with his clothing on fire, and Mrs. Young lying behind the bed 
bleeding profusely.  Duhain raised the woman from the floor and extinguished the fire which was rapidly 
consuming the man's clothing.
"Mrs. Young has a brother, C. W. Pace, living at Ponia, Colorado, to who news of the tragedy was at once 

B 1Jan1867 Clarinda, Page county IA
D 14Jan1937 Harper, Harper county KS buried in Harper
M1 Anna Humphrey in 1898
M2 Amy Helen Russel in 1908 (divorced 1922)

Obituary (newspaper and date not know but obviously a paper from the North Fork area of Colorado)
Valley Pioneer Passes Away
Charles W. Pace, prominent pioneer of the North Fork valley, died at Harper, Kan.  Friday Jan. 15.  The end 
came unexpectedly and was a severe shock to his sister, Mrs. Rose Campbell, his nephew, Albert B. 
Campbell and other relatives and friends at Paonia, to whom he had written in cheerful mood at 
Christmastime.  Funeral and burial were at Harper, the Methodist pastor of that town officiating.
Youngest son of Captain C. W. Pace and Elizabeth Pace, Charles Wesley Pace was born Jan. 1, 1867 at 
Clarinda Iowa.  Early in 1880 he came with his parents to Pitkin, Colo. as a lad of 13 driving a mule team in 
the caravan.  Three years later he came to the North Fork valley and soon engaged in stockraising and 
fruitgrowing at Paonia.  In 1898 he married Anna Humphry, the couple ocupying one of the first dwellings 
erected in the new town, present site of the McClure drugstore and the Star grocery.  After the death of 
Mrs. Pace, in 1906, he entered the national Forest Service for a year, later returning to horticultural pursuits.
In November 1908 he married Amy Russell of Pueblo.  To them wee born three daughters who now are 
Mrs. Helen Newfarmer and Mrs. Shirley Newfarmer, both of Mountain View, Calif. and Mrs. Margaret 
Nostrand of Stockton, Calif.  For several years he had resided in Harper where he was engaged as one of 
two partners in buying and selling fruit.
As one of the early settlers of the North Fork valley Mr. Pace contributed generously of his talent to the 
community's socialo life.  Altho his visits here in later years were infrequent, he maintained lively interest in 
the place he knew as home so many years and he made a protracted visit here immediately prior to locating 
in business at Harper.

Obituary (newspaper and date not known but obviously the Harper newspaper)
Charles Wesley Pace
Charles Wesley Pace was born in Iowa, January 1, 1867, and departed this life at Harper, Kansas, January 
14, 1937.  At the time of his death he was 70 years and 13 days old.
When a boy of 13 years, he went with his parents to the gold mining near Pitken, Colo.  Four years later he 
went to Paonia, Colo., where he made his home for many years, being engaged in fruit growing and 
He was married in middle life, and to the union three children were born, and they all survive him.  They are:  
Mrs. Helen Newfarmer and Mrs. Shirley Newfarmer, both of Mountain View, Calif., and Mrs. Margaret 
Nostrand of Stockton, Calif.
Mr. Pace was the youngest of a large family of children, the parents of whom were very highly respected.  
He showed his good training by a life of moderation and good habits and those who knew him best said, "It 
was nice to have him about for he was always so pleasant."
Besides his three daughters, he is survived by seven grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Rose Campbell of 
Paonia, Colo., and a number of close friends here at Harper who have learned to love and respect him during 
the two years he has made his home here.  .....(poem)."

3  Helen Crystal 1909- 1999
M Roy Ormand Newfarmer

3  Margaret Louise 1910-2002
M Virgil Milton Nostrand

3 Shirley Elizabeth 1917-
M Ross  Adrian Newfarmer