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    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 2

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Women; Snowflake (Ariz.); Lakeside (Ariz.); Sheep ranchers--Arizona--Biography;...
    • Part 2: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of the Amos family, their great grandparents and grandparents on their mother's paternal side, and of the West family, their father's ancestors. In 1874, Milton and Allie Amos migrated from Missouri...
    • Larson Family History, Part 4

    • Larson, Jeff
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators, Indian; Arizona State Legislature; Mormons -- Emigration and Immigration -- 19th Century; Mormon Women -- Political Activity -- United States --History; Mormon Pioneers...
    • Jeff Larson tells of his great grandfather Mons Larson's family emigrating from Sweden to the United States for the purpose of settling as Mormons in Arizona. They were in the first group from Utah to encounter the Grand Canyon in Northern...
    • Peterson Family History

    • Peterson, Jack
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormons--Arizona--History;
    • Joseph and Amanda Andelin Peterson moved from Utah in 1898, to teach at the new Academy in Snowflake, Arizona. In 1906 the young family was one of the first families to move to Lakeside. A year later they homesteaded in the area their grandson...
    • Rhoton Family History, Part 1

    • Rhoton, Kent
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormons--Arizona--History;
    • Part 1: In the 1880's, Kent's great grandfather Lorenzo Dow Rhoton and family immigrated from Kentucky, first to Taylor, and then to Shumway, Arizona. Lorenzo subsistence farmed and worked at Shumway's gristmill. Wilson Shumway was a Mormon...
    • Webb Family History, Part 1

    • Webb, June and Webb, Cherie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormons--Biography; Mormons--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mesa (Ariz.). High School;
    • Part 1: June's grandfather, Edward Milo Webb Jr., was a blacksmith in Nauvoo, Illinois when the Latter-day Saints' migration to Utah began. He then immigrated to Woodruff, Arizona, but because he was a polygamist, was soon forced to move on to...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 3

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Women; Lakeside (Ariz.); Sheep ranchers--Arizona--Biography; Amos family; West...
    • Part 3: When Earl and Elsie West married, because she had Indian tribal rights passed down from her grandmother Mollie Cooley, they started running cattle on the White Mountain Apache Reservation. They were given three allotments in Dry Valley...
    • McNary & Pinetop-Lakeside History, Part 2

    • Butler, Diana Wilson
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Bankers -- Arizona --Biography; McNary, James Graham, b. 1877; Timber -- Arizona;
    • Diana Wilson Butler, grand daughter of James G. McNary, tells the family's history and stories that were passed down in the family of their affluent lifestyle, and their emphasis on education, in contrast to their ardent love of the country, the...
    • Gardner Frost Family History, Part 1

    • Frost, Nella
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography; McNary (Ariz.) -- History; Lakeside (Ariz.); Pinetop (Ariz.); Railroads -- Arizona -- History; Electric cooperatives
    • Nella’s great grandmother Medlock immigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah from England, pushing a hand cart across the United States. Joseph Albert Lewis, Nella's great grandfather, was born in Utah. They met and married there, and then moved to...
    • Penrod Family History

    • Penrod, Sue Jacobs
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Mormon Pioneers -- Arizona -- Biography;
    • Sue tells the stories passed down through her family of the history of Pinetop, Arizona from the earliest Penrod family settling the area to the recent past. She shares her childhood memories of growing up, the school, her friends and relatives...
    • Webb Family History, Part 2

    • Webb, June and Cherie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Mormons--Biography; Mormons--Arizona; Sawmills--Arizona; Lakeside (Ariz.);
    • Part 2: June and Cherie raised a family of 9 children. While Cherie raised kids, gardened, canned and raised beef and pigs, etc. June was busy in the woods with the family's sawmill operation. As June's brothers would acquire various timber...
    • Castillo Velasquez Family History Part 2

    • Castillo Velasquez, Carmen
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Arizona History 20th Century; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; McNary (Ariz.)--History; Mexicans--Arizona; Mexicans--Attitudes; Mexicans--Employment--Arizona;
    • Part 2: Carmen Castillo married Rudy Velasquez at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in McNary. Rudy is older than Carmen, so had already been to the Korean War when they met on a blind date. Rudy's family had been living at Fort Wingate, New Mexico...
    • McNeil & Lee Family History, Part 5

    • Lee, Esther McNeil
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • Part 5: Esther was 13 years old when she first met Lawrence Lee. She had gone to stay with one of her sisters who lived at Copper Glance in Miami, Arizona, where several other White Mountain families lived. Lawrence stayed at Robber's Roost and...
    • Porter Family History, Part 1

    • Porter, Zina
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Polygamy--Religious aspects -- Mormon Church -- History
    • Zina Scott Porter was born in 1904 in Mexico. Her grandparents on both sides had moved there after the Manifesto was passed, in order to keep their polygamous families intact. Zina remembers growing up in Mexico, tells of floods, her education,...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 1

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Civil War in the West; Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; Crook, General (George), 1829-1890; Navajo County (Ariz.); Show Low (Ariz.)--History; White Mountain...
    • Anthony Cooley tells the history of his famous great grandfather, Corydon E. Cooley, through documentation and family stories. He traces his arrival to the West prior to the Civil War, records of business enterprises in Colorado and New Mexico,...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 2

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography;
    • In Part 2, Anthony discusses the history of the Cooley Ranch, of Corydon E. Cooley's affiliations with Marion Clark and the Huning brothers, and the early Mormons. He gives in detail various versions of the legend of the card game that named the...
    • Cooley Family History, Part 3

    • Cooley, Anthony
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; Navajo County (Ariz.); White Mountain Apache Tribe of the Fort Apache Reservation, Arizona; Post offices -- Arizona, 1910-1940; Educators, Indian; Indian...
    • In Part 3, Anthony Cooley continues the Cooley family's history into the next generation. He lists the children of Corydon E. and Mollie and Cora, and briefly summarizes their lives before branching out to give the details of the life of his own...
    • Buell Family History, Part 1

    • Buell, Ed and Buell, Ted
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Biography; Educators -- Arizona -- Biography; Navajo County (Ariz.); Pinetop-Lakeside (Ariz.) -- History; Holbrook (Ariz.) -- History;
    • Ted and Ed Buell tell about their mother's family coming to Bisbee, Arizona at the turn of the century and their father's arrival shortly after WWI. Alice Anderson was a young teacher when she met Ed Buell on a blind date in Globe, Arizona. The...
    • Fish Family History, Part 2

    • Fish, Rollin
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Lakeside (Ariz.); Mormon pioneers -- Arizona -- biographies; Sawmills -- accidents; Sawmills -- Arizona;
    • In part 2, Barry Richens continues to interview Rollin Fish, Ferrell Fish's father, in 1977. Mr. Fish continues to recall his life in Lakeside, working in the family store and for the family sawmill. He ends by telling of an accident that cut off...
    • Velasquez Riley Family History, Part 1

    • Riley, Mary Velasquez
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Scouts and Scouting--Arizona--Biography; Velasquez Family; Military Camps--Arizona; White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona; White Mountain Indian Reservation...
    • Part 1: Barry Richens interviewed Mary Velasquez Riley at the home of Mrs. Minnie Guenther February 18, 1977. Mrs. Riley gives us insight into the Apache culture as she tells her life story. Her father, Jesus Velasquez, was of Spanish descent...
    • Amos, Cooley and West Family History, Part 1

    • West, Glenn and West, Lonnie
    • Oral histories; Arizona History; Apache County (Ariz.); Navajo County (Ariz.); Biography; Cooley, Corydon E. (Corydon Eliphalet), 1836-1917; White Mountain Apache of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation; Apache Indians--Wars; Apache Indians--Women;...
    • Part 1: Glenn and Lonnie West tell the history of their mother's grandparents, Corydon E. and Mollie Cooley. Corydon E. Cooley came west from Virginia when he was 20 years old, before the Civil War. He first moved to Santa Fe, but then followed...

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