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    Histories of Carbon County Residents

    The following histories began as a collection of histories, of Carbon County residents, made by Frances Cunningham. Additional histories are being added to the collection as they are found or donated. I have made each of them into PDF files that can easily be mailed to you. Send an email to Kathy Hamaker and I will e-mail the PDF file to you. Please keep in mind if the description of the article is a newspaper article for the Carbon County News 1908 - 1915; Eastern Utah Telegraph 1891-1892 AND 1897-1915, The Sun 1915-1921 and The News Advocate 1915-1923 and 1925-1932 then that article can be found at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library webpage.

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    Alfieris, Steve George history by Mary Pappas Alfieris
    Anderson, Pete Member of Outlaw Posse Tells Story of Walker-Cassidy Capture in 1898
    Anderson, Soren Erastus These are the winners - 28 Oct 1897 EUP
    Anderson, Soren Erastus Nov 1897, Blacksmith, constable, marshall, deputy sheriff

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    Babcock, Mary Jane obit in News Advocate, 27 Jan 1921, Vol 27 no. 3 page 1
    Ballinger, Alpha Indignant Citizen Wallops Editor, CCN July 2, 1915
    Ballinger, Alpha Election News, News Advocate 2 Nov 1916
    Ballinger, Alpha Election Information 29 Oct 1914 pg 16
    Ballinger, Ella Answers Summons, CCN 3 Sep 1914 pg 1
    Ballinger, George Four sons of County Treasurer are in army service TNA 3 Oct 1918
    Ballinger, Glenroy Four sons of County Treasurer are in army service TNA 3 Oct 1918
    Ballinger, Sanford Dr. Four sons of County Treasurer are in army service TNA 3 Oct 1918
    Ballinger, Stanley Four sons of County Treasurer are in army service TNA 3 Oct 1918
    Barboglio, Joseph Jr. Biographical Fact Sheet
    Barker, Mervin Interview by Brett Barker - Book H-2 19 #1
    Barlow, Dorothy Heath Pioneer Woman Succumbs - Sun Advocate, August 26, 1937 page 4
    Bash, William H Prominent Physician dies - News Advocate 2 Dec 1927
    Bell, Elizabeth Story - The Vindication of Elizabeth Bell
    Bellows, Joseph Hiram Obit - Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Aug 1938 page 10 - Deseret News, 30 Aug 1938 page 16
    Bennett, Frank T. Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV pg 135
    Berkeley, George W. Two wives claiming Money is Puzzle to Court
    Bernardi, Elmie Prominent Price Business Man to Accept New Post, The Sun Advocate, pg 1 June 17, 1937
    Bernardi, Emma Bernardi is Finally Relieved - News Advocate June 3, 1920 page 1
    Besso, Dominic "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 280-287.
    Bigelow, John New Town, EUT, August 21, 1891
    Biggs, Emily C. The Carbon County News, Price, UT Jan 22, 1914 , Winter Quarters notes
    Binch, Sheldon Mine Explosion At Royal Kills One Man - Sun Advocate 9 Jan 1941
    Blackburn, Clifford Accident Injury Fatal to miner at Consumers - The Sun Advocate, 3 Jun 1937 page 7
    Blackburn, Manassen Julius L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 2 pg 93
    Blackham, Lester history - memories of my Grandfather
    Bliss, Mary Larsen Funeral for Beloved Lady this afternoon
    Bonacci, Filomena Fazzio "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 275-280.
    Bonacci, Vito "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 268-274.
    Bosone, Reva Beck An interview by Kathryn Mackay, Eloise McQuown, Gregory Thompson - Women in Utah Politics Oral History
    Bosone, Reva Beck Woman Attorney Will Practice in Helper - The Sun 5 Feb 1931
    Bottino, Family Amazing Heritage of the Bottino Family
    Bottino, James J. obit, business info, information
    Bottino, John B. obit - The Sun, Jan. 8, 1931 page 1
    Bottino, Mel Taylor obit - Salt Lake Tribune, 5 Apr 1983 page 14B
    Bottino, Peter obit - Eastern Utah Advocate, 12 Oct 1911 page 1 - Shot
    Bottino, Peter obit - Eastern Utah Advocate, 26 Oct 1911 page 1
    Bowns, James Books Google.com - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia - Vol 3 by Andrew Jensen pg 28
    Branch, Eugene Elisha Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, Utah Pioneers Book Pub. Co. pg 768
    Branch, William H. BRANCH FAMILY IN A GRAND REUNION - The News-Advocate, Price, UT - August 12, 1920
    Branch, William Henry Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, Utah Pioneers Book Pub. Co. pg 767
    Brown, Thomas Utah Since Statehood, Vol. IV, pg 141 by Nobel Warrum
    Browne, Howard Sr. "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 81-87.
    Bruno, Pete -fact sheet
    - memories of Brunos by Valynn Huntsman
    - remembrances of Grandma Bruno by Frances S. Blackham
    Bruno, Pete remembrances of Grandma Bruno by Frances S. Blackham
    Bruno, Pete Fact sheet compiled by Frances S. Cunningham
    Bryner, Albert Eastern Utah Advocate - Oct 1897 pg 1
    Bryner, Albert Election Information 29 Oct 1914 pg 16
    Bryner, Albert Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, pg 777
    Bryner, Enoch Pioneers Personel History Questionaire
    Bryner, Enoch C. and Alma Utah Since Statehood, Vol. IV, pg 331 by Nobel Warrum
    Bryner, Hans Ulrich Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, pg 777
    Bryner, Isabell Birch obit & Relief Society in Price to Honor Seven Surviving Charter Members
    Bryner, Isabell Birch Short History
    Bryner, James L. Glimpes of the Past - Sun Advocate Sept. 22, 1979 page 5
    Bryner, John Sheriff secures Ford car to chase Bad Men - News Advocate, 28 Jan 1916 page 7
    Bryner, John U. Pioneer Personal History Questionaire
    Bryner, Pauline Ann A History of Our Father and Mother by Edith Ann Pace Prince (filed with the P's)
    Bryner, Ulrich Removing a Landmark
    Bryson, W. D. New General manager - The Sun, Sept. 2, 1937 page 14
    Bunnell, Samuel Bert fact sheet
    Burgess, Ellen Huge Rock Kills Castle Gate Girl - Sun Advocate, Aug. 12, 1937 page 12
    Burton, Eloise Hope Price Girl Dies of Burns Caused by Fire Crackers - Sun Advocate, July 8, 1937 page 8

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    Cameron, Laura Whittaker Former Carbon Resident Dies - Sun Advocate, June 10, 1937 page 15
    Camillo, Domenick C. short history
    Camillo, John M. short history
    Campbell, Alexander S. The News-Advocate, Price, UT May 2, 1918 pg 1
    Carpenter, E. L. Carpenter takes a New Eastern Place - News Advocate - Feb. 18, 1916 page 8
    Carpenter, E. L. Cassidy Robbery at Castle Gate relived
    Carter, Charles Byron L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 4 page 437
    Cassidy, Butch Matt Warners daughter meet Butch by Steve Lacy
    Cassidy, Butch Cassidy Robbery at Castle Gate Relived by Alan Pearson
    Cassidy, Butch Member of Outlaw Possee Tells story of Walker-Cassidy capture in 1898 by Pete Anderson, Sun Advocate pg 12, Oct 9, 1941
    Chapman, James life history - birth 13 Jun 1853
    Cheshire, George A Brief History of the George Cheshire family
    Chiara, Hector Biographical Data Sheet
    Chiara, Keith Hector Missionary Farewell program
    Chidester Sand & Gravel Co. by Bart Chidester
    Christensen, Charles L. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, vol. IV, pg 178
    Christensen, N. C. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 767
    Christensen, Wilford W. history
    Christiansen, Athol Clifford History by Valynn C. Huntsman
    Clemensen, George V. Utah Since Statehood, vol IV pg 67
    Clerico, Battista & Gabriella My Grandparents Farm - A History by Christine Sherman
    Clerico, Gabriella by Margaret Turcasso - The Sun Progress, Jan 1983 Vol VII
    Collingham, George The News-Advocate, Price, UT 2 Nov 1916, pg 1
    Collingham, George Utah Since Statehood Vol IV pg 469
    Collingham, George The News-Advocate, Price, UT Oct 17, 1918 pg 4
    Colton, William T. Captain Colton a victim of Death - News Advocate, 13 Jan 1921 page 5
    Combs, Samuel The Sun, Friday, August 13, 1915 pg 1
    Cook, William N. History by Eva E. Cook Stapp
    Cook, William Newman Memories of the Major Events
    Corsetti, Antonio First Latuda Mine Mishap in Six Years - Sun Advocate 10 Jun 1937
    Cory, Captain John F. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV, pg 241
    Cragun, Calvin Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 743
    Craig, Katherine Evans Padfield Castle Gate Woman dies in Hospital - Sun Advocate, May 29 1941 page 7
    Crawford, John Reminiscences of Old-Time Miner, The News-Advocate, Price, UT, Thursday, April 1, 1920 pg 6
    Critchlow, J. D. Utah Since Statehood, Vol. IV, pg 665 by Nobel Warrum
    Crockett, R. W. Indignant Citizen Wallops Editor - Carbon County News, July 2, 1915
    Crockett, Robert William history
    Crosby, Robert Carbon County News - November 4, 1910 page 1
    Curry, George P. Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV, pg 145 (1920)
    Curtis, Sarah Lusina To Our Father and Mother

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    Dart, Bert L. Attorney of Eastern Utah
    * David, Andrew William M.D. Utah Since Statehood Vol IV pg 250
    Davis, Chris Carbon County News - pg 1 - 29 Aug 1912
    Davis, Dolar family history
    Davis, George Preston Eastern Utah Advocate - Dec. 16, 1909 page 1 - Passes on
    Davis, Isaac H & Elnora Margaret Wiseman photos
    Davis, Mary Bowen Services for Mrs. Davis Held Wednesday, the Helper Journal, pg 8, January 16, 1941
    Dempsey, Jack The News Advocate - pg 1 - 3 Mar 1916
    Dempsey, Jack The Sun - pg 2 - 2 Apr 1931
    DeRose, Caroline obit
    Diamanti, Stan John "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 396-401.
    Diamanti, Walker A. "Missing stories an oral History of Ethnic and Minority Groups in Utah", published by Helen & Stone page 382-388.
    Dillon, Ruth Rendon obit
    Dilly, Tom Last of the Rustlers by Lamont Johnson (filed under Rasmussen, R. O.)
    Dorgan, George F. Utah Since Statehood, Vol. IV, pg 806 by Nobel Warrum
    Dorman, Dr. J. Eldon Salt Lake Tribune, Sunday, March 26, 2000
    Dowd, Andrew William M.D. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV, pg 250
    Downard, George family paragraphs from Albert J. Grames biography
    Downard, William Native Utah Pioneer
    Downard, William Sun Advocate, pg 1 - 29 Jul 1937
    Downard, William History of Sanpete County pg 493
    Downard, William Historical Sketch of Labors and Activities of William Downard Member of High Priests Quorum Carbon Stake
    Draper, Walter N. Election Information 29 Oct 1914 pg 16
    Dugmore, Samuel Books Google.com - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia - Vol 3 by Andrew Jensen pg 64
    Dunn, George J. The News-Advocate, Price, UT Nov 2, 1916 pg 1
    Dupin Mercantile Store short history

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    Eccles, David Utah Since Statehood Vol II page 30
    Eccles, John .H. Obit- EUP, Thursday November 12, 1914 pg 5
    Edur, Theodore Hero of Fight in Bad Storm - News Advocate pg 4 - 11 Feb 1916
    Edwards, Stanley Harrison L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 4 by Andrew Jensen 1936
    Ellertson, Jesse N. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 513
    Elwood, William J. Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV, pg 56 (picture)
    Emigholz, W.J. Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV, pg 95
    Empey, Carl W. Utah - A Centennial History page 431
    Evans, Lave R. obit - The Sun - pg 5 - 4 Apr 1924
    Evans, Mary Ann A Good Woman Gone - Carbon County News - pg 2 - 26 Jun 1913
    Evans, Morgan D. L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia - Vol 4 by Andrew Jensen 1936 pg 437
    Evans, Taliesin Thomas Books Google.com - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia - Vol 3 by Andrew Jensen pg 369
    Everett, Christie obit
    Ewell family history
    Ewell, Francis M. Surveyors, EUT, 7 Aug 1891
    Ewell, Francis M New Town, EUT, August 21, 1891
    Ewell, Francis Marion Biography of by Laura Ewell Dennis
    Ewell, Francis Marion My Grandparents Farm - A History by Christine Sherman (filed under Sherman, William)
    Ewell, Francis Marion 1835 - 1905 First Presiding Elder, Johnson and Black Hawk War Veteran
    Ewell, Franklin Marion Obit - Funeral of F.M. Ewell Takes Place at Provo

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    Fausett, George A. News Advocate, Price, UT pg 3, Oct 29, 1915
    Feichko, Joseph obituary
    Felice, Frank HELPER MAN IS BADLY HURT - Jan 3, 1919
    Felice, Louis Funeral Rites Held for Helper Resident Feb 3, 1944 page 8
    Fitch, J. Thomas Bits and pieces
    Fitch, J. Thomas Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV pg 222-225 (picture)
    Fitch, J. Tom The Carbon County News, Price, UT pg 16, Oct 29, 1914
    Fitzgerald, Thomas Utah Since Statehood, Vol IV, pg 27
    Forrester, Barbara information & letter from - Oct 29, 1914 pg 3 & 16
    Forrester, Barbara The News-Advocate, Price, UT Nov 2, 1916, pg 1
    Forrester, Barbara Carbon County News - pg 2 - 8 Oct 1914
    Forrester, John JOHN FORRESTER, DEAD - The Carbon County News, Price, UT Jan 22, 1914, pg 11 
    Forrester, John The Carbon County News pg 16, Oct. 29, 1914
    Forrester, John B. The News-Advocate, Price, UT, Nov. 2, 1916
    Forrester, Robert Prominent in the West's Development - Carbon County News - pg 1 - 14 Jan 1910
    Forrester, Robert Geologist and Utah Coal Expert Dies in Seattle, Tuesday Night - Carbon County News - pg 1 - 23 Dec 1910
    Forrester, William Receives injuries that result in death - Carbon County News - pg 1 - 13 Aug 1914
    Forster, Peter Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 744
    Fouts, Grace Lorimer Burns Estimate Lady of This City called After Lingering Illness - The Sun - pg 1 - 6 Sep 1928
    Fouts, Thomas The Carbon County News, Price, UT 29 Oct. 1914
    Fouts, Thomas The News-Advocate, Price, UT Nov 2, 1916 pg 1
    Frandsen, G. G. (George G.) short history
    Frandsen, George L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 4 pg 437 by Andrew Jensen
    Frandsen, Hyrum Repected Citizen Called by Death - The Carbon County News, Price, UT Feb 5, 1915, pg 1
    Frandsen, J. G. These are the Winners - Eastern Utah Progress 28 Oct 1897
    Franks, Edward A. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 785
    Frugni, Dolores Carbon Girl Dies in Auto Accident & funeral rites - Sun Advocate - pg 1 - 24 Jun 1937 & pg 3 - 1 Jul 1937
    Fullmer, Ada Mendenhall A history written by her daughter Clara Fullmer Bullock
    Fullmer, Edwin A history by Clara F. Bullock
    Fullmer, Edwin D. L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol 4 pg 437

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    Galliano, John Royal Miner Killed as Coal Bounces: Buried here Tuesday - Helper Journal - pg 2 - 20 Aug 1942
    Garr, Richard G. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 797
    Gay, James Davis My Grandparents Farm - A History by Christine Sherman (filed under Sherman, William)
    Gease, Walter C. Funeral Service for Late County Attorney Tuesday - Sun Advocate - pg 1 - 9 Sep 1937
    Gibson, A. E. Carbon County men working Arizona Mine - Eastern Utah Adovcate - pg 3 - 16 Mar 1905
    Gibson, Della Cowley  
    Gibson, Emery Ray. Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 691
    Gibson, Kenneth James Castle Gate Youth Dies in Salt Lake Hospital recently - The Sun Advocate - pg 15 - 19 Aug 1937
    Gibson, Pansy Rae obit
    Gilmour, Mat Poem - The Death of the Dollar contributed by Mat Gilmour - Carbon County News - pg 11 - 26 Jun 1913
    Gilmour, Matt The News-Advocate, Price, UT Friday, October 29, 1915 pg 1
    Golding, Nancy Ella McNees The Life of...
    Golding, Sebron W. The Carbon County News, Price, UT pg 16, October 29, 1914
    Gorishek, Dr. W. M. The Carbon Copy Vol 1 pub 3 April 1978
    Gorley, Charles & James In the Early Days among the Outlaws in Price River written by Charles Gorley
    Gorley, James Henry Crisswell Pioneers & Prominent Men of Utah
    Grames, Albert James History compiled by Mae Grames Brown
    Grames, Albert James From the George Downard family history
    Grames, Alfred The Sun - page 5 - 11 Mar 1921 - Old Timer Gets Black Hawk Veteran's Reward
    Grames, Charles W. Fact sheet
    Gregorio, Charles Italian Dies a Horrible Death - Supplement to News Advocate - 21 Jan 1916
    Grosso, Frank assaulted in the dark - Eastern Utah Advocate - pg 5 - 10 Nov 1904
    Grosso, Frank The News-Advocate, Price, UT, Friday, Oct. 29, 1915
    Grosso, Frank obituary - The Sun pg 1 - 1 Dec 1932
    Grundvig, Catherine Alfina Palmer history
    Grundvig, Frants Christian history
    Guiwits, Margaret McIntire Price Pioneer Dies in Oakland Tuesday - Sun Advocate pg 8 - 22 May 1941
    Gunderson, Carlos Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 783
    Gunderson, Carlos The News Advocate 2 Nov 1916 Elections
    Gunderson, Ray Accident is Fatal - Sun Advocate pg 1 - 2 Sep 1937
    Guymon, Orson Henry Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia pg 439

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    Hamilton, William T. Election Information 29 Oct 1914 pg 16
    Harmon, Levi N. The Carbon County News, pg 16, Oct 26, 1914
    Harmon, O. J. Candidate for justice of the peace
    Harmon, Oliver T. The Carbon County News, Thurs. Oct 3, 1912, pg 1 (picture)
    Harmon, Oliver T. Citizens Ticket - Thurs. Oct 29, 1915
    Harrison, James A. Carbon County men working Arizona Mine - Eastern Utah Adovcate - pg 3 - 16 Mar 1905
    Harrison, James A Eastern Utah Advocate - pg 6 - 18 May 1905
    Harrison, James A. Eastern Utah Advocate - pg 3 & pg 5 - 25 May 1905
    Harrison, James A. Is presented with watch -EUP pg 5 - 1 Jun 1905
    Harrison, James A. Helper citizen party for trustee - 76 votes lost to Republican party - CCN pg 1 - 23 Oct 1909 & pg 1
    * Harrison, Thomas Call Number MSS OH 226 - 27 pages
    Harry, John Daniel Pneumonia Fatal to resident of Latuda - Sun Advocate pg 8 - 3 Jun 1937
    Haycock, Richard history of home
    Haycock, Richard telephone interview
    Haycock, Thomas William Jr. history
    Head, Ernest Utah Since Statehood, Vol. IV, pg 805 by Nobel Warrum
    Heiner, Claude P. Utah - A Centennial History
    Henry, W.K. A GOOD MAN FOR COUNTY SHERIFF - The Carbon County News pg 1, Oct. 15, 1914
    Henry, William K Election Information 29 Oct 1914 pg 16
    Hill, Edna A walk Down Memory Lane with Edna Hill
    Hill, Edwin & Edna A collection of zeroxed photographs
    Hill, Henrietta The Carbon 1927 pg 98 - 99 history reported by LaRue Snow
    Hill, John W. very efficient principal of Wellington schools - Carbon County News pg 1 - 4 Nov 1910
    Hill, William Strait history by Cora Hill Arnold
    Hoffman, Edward Emil Utah Since Statehood - 1920 Vol. IV, pg 208
    Holdaway, Harold A. Journal employee's poem honored with publication - Helper Journal pg 3 - 10 Sep 1942
    Hood, Andrew Utah Since Statehood Vol IV pg 336
    Hopkinson, Albert E. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia pg 438
    Horsley, Arthur W. Utah Since Statehood - 1920 - vol IV. pg 315
    Horsley, Ernest S. Fifty years ago this week at and around Price
    Horsley, Ernest S. The News-Advocate, Price, UT November 2, 1916, pg 1
    Horsley, Ernest S. Utah Since Statehood Vol IV page 256
    Horsley, Ernest Samuel Books Google.com - LDS Biographical Encyclopedia - Vol 3 by Andrew Jensen pg 118
    Horsley, Margaret Ann Wattis The Sun-Advocate, Thursday, February 6, 1947 pg 14 - "Centennial Stories" of Six Oldest Women in Price as told to Irene Cloward O'Driscoll, Daughers of Utah Pioneeers Sally Ann Olsen Camp
    Horsley, Margaret Ann Wattis DEATH TAKES ONE MORE OF THOSE WHO PIONEERED - The Sun, Price, UT, Friday pg 5, Dec 3, 1915 (picture)
    Horsley, Sarah Barrows Death Takes one More of Those who Pioneered - The Sun pg 5 - 3 Dec 1915
    Howard, Robert Utah Since Statehood, 1920, Vol IV pg 729
    Howard, Robert Funeral services were held - The Sun pg 1 - 10 Mar 1932
    * Hunten, Esther Personnal Biography - H-2 19 #2
    Hunter, Hugh Utah Since Statehood - 1920 - vol IV. pg 199
    Hurst, Louisa Potter fact sheet

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    Ingles, John E. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia pg 438
    Iverson, Gustave Arnt L.D.S. Biographical Encyclopedia Vol II pg 646-647

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