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Re: Rife of Wray, Colorado: 2nd mess
Posted by: Marsha (ID *****2430) Date: March 17, 2005 at 00:04:30
In Reply to: Re: Rife of Wray, Colorado by Jason Rife of 321

Did some checking for you on your family group.

This is your great grandfather:
Year: 1949
Certificate Number: 003907
County of Death: Canyon
Date of Death: 10/30/1949
Date of Birth: 08/05/1884
Idaho Death Index, 1911-51
*ordering a copy of his death record may give his parents names*

He filed his WW1 draft registration is Yuma Co, Colorado
Wesley Grover Rife
RES: Laird, Yuma Co, CO
34 yrs old, bn 05 aug 1884
wife: Ethel Rife
He had blue eyes & lt Brown hair
signed: 12 Sept 1918

They were not in Wray proper but in a small burg called Laird.
1920 CO, Yuma Co, Laird, pg 134
Wesley G. Rife 35 bn IA, OH, IA
Ethel M. 28 bn KS
Lela J. 7 bn CO
Wilbur G. 6 bn CO
Wayne R. 1yr & 1 mon bn CO
Wesley's occupation was Ranching

1930 CO, Yuma Co, Laird, pg 144
Wesly G. Rife 45 md @ 27 bn Ia, Ia, Ia
Ethel M. 37 bn @21 bn KS
Wilbur G. 16 bn CO
Lela J. 17 bn CO
Wayne R. 11 bn CO
Lois M. 8 bn CO
Donald E. 3 bn CO
Wesly's occupation is Truck Driver
In error Wesly is indexed as Nasly G. Rife on this index.

Hope this helps,

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