Sunday, April 12, 2015

Sunday Drive: Tomlinson

My maternal great great grandfather 79-year old George Marion Tomlinson, his second wife (any my great great grand aunt*) Amanda Darling, and family members on their way home from Peaceful Valley in 1918.**

[Courtesy of Olive Kennedy]

Peaceful Valley is located west of Boulder, Colorado, in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest \ Boulder Ranger District.

*Amanda's sister Mercy Ann Darling married her first husband Abner Webb in 1856.
**In the 1910 U.S. Census, George and Amanda were living on a farm on a country road with no name in the Valmont precinct of Boulder County. By 1920 they had moved to a rented house in Niwot. Since I don't know when they left the farm it's not clear where "home" was on that day 97 years ago.

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