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John H Conley
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1838, Canada
Death: Mar. 23, 1901
Durango
La Plata County
Colorado, USA

Son of Cornelius and Sarah Conley. Brother of Cornelius Jr.,Bridget, Hannah, Ellen and J. May Conley. Parents left Ireland and immigrated to Canada where John was born. Family then moved to New York state then to Green County, Wisconsin where John grew to manhood. He served on the Hayden-Wheeler survey which did the first full scale survey of the western Great Plains. While participating in the survey, he fell in love with Colorado and moved to the Denver area where he had both a hotel and a pack train to haul supplies to the mines. He later moved to the Durango area where he developed a ranch. Upon his death in Durango in 1901, he was brought back to Denver to be buried next to his sister, Ellen. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Conley (1808 - 1862)
  Sarah Conley (1813 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Samantha E. Heathman (1850 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  Lillie May Conley Northrop (1869 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  John H Conley (1838 - 1901)
  Cornelius Conley (1840 - 1850)*
  Bridget Murray (1840 - 1905)*
  Hannah Conley Mitchell (1846 - 1914)*
  Ellen Conley (1853 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Grave has no marker. Buried next to his sister, Ellen. John is the Great Great Grandfather of Paul Hodel, who maintains this memorial.
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: NE 1/4 lot 108, block 8
 
Maintained by: Paul & Sherida Hodel
Originally Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: Feb 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13463120
John H Conley
Added by: Paul & Sherida Hodel
 
John H Conley
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Added by: Ron West
 
 
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Johnnie, I'm your gggrandson and I'm proud of that fact !
- Paul & Sherida Hodel
 Added: May. 6, 2008
 
 
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