|Birth: ||Dec. 3, 1840|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1939|
JAMES M DOLAN, Who came to Denver in 1865 by ox train and graded Larimer street, for many years the city's main street. Mr Dolan died at his home in Garden City, Kan., Saturday, Oct 20,1936.
JAMES M DOLAN, 98, EARLY-DAY SETTLER, DIES IN GARDEN CITY
James M. Dolan, who was one of the earliest settlers in Denver and graded Larimer street for the first time back in 1868, died at his home in Garden City, Kan., Saturday, according to dispatches.
Mr. Dolan was born in Freeman, Mo. He would have been 99 in December. He came to Denver on Oct. 25, 1865, by ox team from Nebraska. In the grading and construction business he did considerable work for the Union Pacific Railroad in the building of their first tracks here.
He was a confederate soldier in the Civil War, having enlisted from Missouri under Gen. Sterling Price. He spent a year in federal prison after his cature by northern forces.
I have read that he also built the railroad bed from Houston, Texas to Little Rock, Arkansas. As his great great granddaughter I am very proud to say that I am in the same blood line.
U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
about James M Dolan Name: James M Dolan
Rank at enlistment: Sergeant
State Served: Missouri
Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Missouri 11th Infantry Regiment.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
James Monroe Dolan (1790 - 1873)
Harriet Lucille Anderson Dolan (1813 - 1898)
Mary Melvina McKean Dolan (1852 - 1917)*
Infant Dolan (1876 - 1876)*
Infant Dolan (1877 - 1877)*
William Thomas Dolan (1880 - 1973)*
Lida Harriet Dolan Spence (1884 - 1969)*
Mary Ann Dolan (1887 - 1887)*
Viola S Dolan Frisbie (1889 - 1978)*
William Monroe Dolan (1836 - 1920)*
Benjamin Franklin Dolan (1838 - 1892)*
James Monroe "Roe" Dolan (1840 - 1939)
Thomas Anderson Dolan (1843 - 1936)*
John Rector Dolan (1845 - 1917)*
Clarissa A Dolan Rowden (1848 - 1906)*
Note: His death was recorded 23 Oct 1939
Valley View Cemetery
Plot: Block 8A, Lot 4, Grave D
Maintained by: Roanna Dolan Griffin
Originally Created by: Patricia Cole(Gerlock)
Record added: Jan 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47130311