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William Edward Stubbs
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1827
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1903
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

One of the Forsyth Scouts that missed the battle of Beecher Island, Colorado Territory in September of 1868. He was with Carpenter's relief party.

Colorado Citizen
Colorado Springs, Colorado
March 26, 1892, page 8, Col 1

Thursday morning Wm. Stubbs, of the grocery firm of Kinch and Stubbs, was accidentally shot by a boy who resides in Red Rock canon, who mistook him for a wildcat. The charge entered about his arm and throat. The wounded man was immediately brought to the city where he received medical attention. He is fast recovering from the wound.

Evening Telegraph
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Friday, June 12, 1903

PASSED AWAY--William E. Stubbs, aged 75, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his home in Colorado City last night. Mr. Stubbs was formerly a prospector and later a retail grocer in West Colorado Springs. He was highly respected by all who knew him. Mr. Stubbs had relatives in Denver whose advice will be awaited before funeral arrangements are made.

Sunday Telegraph
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sunday, June 14, 1903
Page 12, Col 1

STUBBS FUNERAL -- The funeral of William E. Stubbs will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the undertaking rooms of Beyle & Son. The procession will start at 2 o'clock sharp. The funeral is in charge of members of the G.A.R.

Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sunday, June 14, 1903
Page 14, Col 1

GRAND ARMY WILL CONDUCT THE FUNERAL

William E. Stubbs, who died at St. Francis hospital last Friday, had resided in this city for a long time. He was a soldier and the funeral will be under the auspices of the Grand Army from the Catholic church this afternoon at 2 o'clock. The old soldiers will attend in a body. Interment will take place in Fairview cemetery. Father Howlitt will conduct the services. Mr. Stubbs has a daughter who is living and will attend the funeral.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Essie Marilda Kennedy Stubbs (1854 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Jessie Mae Stubbs Wilson (1875 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block 17, Lot 10, plot SW
 
Created by: Old History Buff
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
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William Edward Stubbs
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