Posted By:Jay Brinkman
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Subject:Re: Routts in Colorado
Post Date:September 05, 1999 at 17:09:08
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/routt/messages/66.html
Forum:Routt Family Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/routt/

WE LIVE IN FOUNTAIN COLORADO, HAVE BEEN TO ROUTT'S GRAVE IN DENVER IT'S QUIT BIG JOHN L ROUTT WAS THE LAST TERRITORY GOV. AND 1ST STATE GOV 2 TERMS WENT UP TO LEADVILLE COLO. WHERE HE OWNED FOUR SILVER MINES WHICH PRODUCED ALOT OF SILVER HAVE PICTURES OF HIS HOME IN DENVER AND OF HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER ALSO HAVE PICTURES OF HIS FUNERAL WAS HUGH HE WAS VERY WELL THOUGHT OF OUT HERE. HE HELPED DESIGN CAPITAL BUILDING STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH HIS PICTURE IN SENATE CHAMBERS.