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James Monroe "Roe" Dolan
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1840
Freeman
Cass County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1939
Garden City
Finney County
Kansas, USA

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 
 
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 Parents:
  James Monroe Dolan (1790 - 1873)
  Harriet Lucille Anderson Dolan (1813 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Melvina McKean Dolan (1852 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: His death was recorded 23 Oct 1939
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Rocky Ford
Otero County
Colorado, USA
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
James Monroe Roe Dolan
Added by: Rita Osborne
 
James Monroe Roe Dolan
Added by: Roanna Dolan Griffin
 
James Monroe Roe Dolan
Added by: Patricia Cole(Gerlock)
 
 
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Thank you for your service grandpa Dolan.
- Roanna Dolan Griffin
 Added: Oct. 12, 2012
Great Uncle
- Rita Osborne
 Added: Oct. 1, 2012
I wish I knew more about you. R.I.P.
- Roanna Dolan Griffin
 Added: Sep. 17, 2012
 
 
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