River in Canyon

River in Canyon
River in Canyon

Poem by Coyote @CoyoteSing

down a dirt road
I barely remember
how deep I must go
into this canyon
to find the river

Poem shared courtesy
of @CoyoteSing

Friday, January 2, 2015

Household #5 - Anna QUARLES & son Wade QUARLES

1880 Federal Census; Kansas; Cowley County; Winfield;
Second Ward; E.D. 188; June 9; 193/214; DCH

Quarles, John G. W M 63 M Constable
                                         Kentucky Virginia South Carolina
             , Anna W F 26 Wife M Keeps House
                                         Ohio Virginia Virginia
             , Dick Walker W M 3 Son
                                          Kansas Kentucky Ohio
             , Charles V. W M 1 Son
                                          Kansas Kentucky Ohio
1885 Kansas State Census; Cowley County;
Winfield; March 1, 80/90; DCH

Quarles, Annie 28 F Wd
            , Richard 7 M S
            , Charles 6 M S
            , Wade 3 M S
1895 Kansas State Census; Cowley County;
Winfield; March 1; 609/673; DCH

Cyrus C. Pierce 56 M W Indiana Liveryman
Anna E. Pierce 37 F W Ohio
Richard Quarles 17 M W Kansas Clerk
Charles Quarles 15 M W Kansas Clerk
Wade Quarles 13 M W Kansas Student
1900 Federal Census; Kansas; Cowley County;
Winfield; Third Ward; June 1; 113 10th Ave.; 6/11; DCH

Quarels (sic), Anna Head W F Oct 1855 44 D 3/3
                                            Ohio Virginia Virginia
                     , Charles Son W M Oct 1878 21 S
                                            Kansas Kentucky Ohio
                                                          Flour Packer
                     , Wade Son W M Jan 1882 17 S
                                             Kansas Kentucky Ohio
                                                           Plumber's Apprentice

(NOTE: Anna is divorced from former husband Cyrus Pierce and is using the
Quarles surname again.)
1910 Federal Census; Colorado; Montrose County; Precinct 17;
River Portal; E.D. 111; April 27; 5/5; DCH

Quarles, Anna E. Head F W 55 Wd 3/3
                                     Ohio Virginia Virginia
             , Wade C. Son M W 28 S
                                      Kansas Kentucky Ohio
                                                     Motorman Tunnel
World War I Draft Registration Card Info:

Order Number: A 3608
Name: Wade Cody Quarles
Permanent Home Address: 1401 Berkeley Pueblo, Pueblo, Colo
Age in Years: 38
Date of Birth: January 14, 1880
Native Born Citizen
Present Occupation: Salesman
The Colorado Supply Co.
Employer's Name: Colorado Fuel and Iron Co
Pueblo, Colorado
Nearest Relative: Name: Anna Edison Quarles
Address: 1401 Berkeley Pueblo, Pueblo, Colo
Height: Tall
Build: Medium
Color of Eyes: Lt. Brown
Color of Hair: Brown
Sept 12, 1918
Signed: Wade Cody Quarles
1920 Federal Census; Colorado; Pueblo County; Pueblo;
Precinct 18; E.D. 198; January 29; Goodnight Avenue; 16/16; DCH

Quarles, Anna Head F W 63 Wd
                                  Ohio Virginia Virginia
             , Wade Son M W 38 S
                                  Kansas Kentucky Ohio
                                               Clerk Clothing Store
Obituary For Wade C. Quarles indexed as appearing in the Pueblo Chieftain;
Pueblo, Colorado for December 16-17, 1928. Do not have copy of that obituary.

I found Anna and Wade to be quite interesting as I traced them backwards and forwards from the 1910 census for River Portal.  Wade never marrying and caring for his mother Anna for all those years seems a bit sad and a bit heartwarming at the same time.

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