Joseph Monroe Arnott1

M, #18, b. 22 December 1895, d. November 1975
Last Edited=5 Feb 2014
Joseph Monroe Arnott, World War I. About 1918.
     Joseph Monroe Arnott, son of John Hunter Arnott and Helen Monro, was born on 22 December 1895 at Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.2 Joseph Monroe Arnott was the son of John Hunter Arnott and Helen Monro.

Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of John Hunter Arnott at Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.3

Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States census of 1910 in the household of John Hunter Arnott at Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.4

Joseph Monroe Arnottregistered for the World War I Draft on 5 June 1917 at Gunnison County, Colorado. He is descibed as tall, medium build, brown eyes and dark brown hair. He was a coal miner for the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company in Crested Butte, Coloardo. Later that same year it was noted in the Elk Mountain Pilot that Joe was the Union representative from the mine.5,6

In the Elk Mountain Pilot on April 25, 1918, we read: "Joe Arnott left on Saturday for a visit with his bother Tom who is working in Walsenburg. Joe, who is one of the splendid young men of the town, expects to leave very soon to enter service. We understand that he has been studying hard all winter fitting himself for special service in the electrical department. It is just such young men as this who are going to make this a 'decent world to live in.7'"

Joseph Monroe Arnott began military service in WWI on 22 May 1918. He was a Private US Army..8

Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States census of 1920 in the household of John Hunter Arnott at Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.9

Joseph Monroe Arnott married Fern A. Fielder, daughter of Emma Marie Pearson. According to Thomas E. Arnott, Fern's mother Emma Marie (called Doge) was very unhappy with this marriage because Fern had such a future as a concert pianist and settled for marrying a coal miner. Though Joe and Fern didn't divorce, they lived apart for many years.10

In 1930, Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States Census, at Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.11

In 1920 Joe was listed as a driver in the coal mine. He was also listed as a forman in a coal mine in Boulder, Colorado, in 1930. After the mine closed, he worked for the J. C. Penney stores in Denver and Albuquerque. After he retired he built a cabin in the Sandia Mountains up from Albuqerque.12

On 8 April 1940, Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States Census, at Crested Butte, Gunnison, Colorado, Joe was working in the coal mine making $700. In 1935 he had been living in Cedaridge,Delta County, Colorado.13

On 19 April 1940, Joseph Monroe Arnott appeared on the United States Census, at Cedaredge, Delta County, Colorado, Joe was enumerated a second time in 1940, this time with his family in Cedaridge, Delta County, Colorado. He was probably working in the mine in Crested Butte away from his family and inadvertantly enbumerated both places.14

Joseph Monroe Arnott and Fern A. Fielder lived in 1955 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico.15

Joseph Monroe Arnott died in November 1975 at Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, at age 79.2 and was buried at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. 501 North Guadalupe Street P. O. Box 88 Santa Fe, NM 87501.
Section Y Site 750.8

His Social Security number was 521-12-6357.2

Children of Joseph Monroe Arnott and Fern A. Fielder

Citations

  1. [S124] Personal knowledge of this researcher, Lynell Arnott (Florence, Arizona), from family connections and information from family member's direct knowledge of events.
  2. [S22] , Social Security Death Index. (Salt Lake City: Family History Library, FamilySearch, 1994). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Supversion District 2, Enumeration District 140, Sheet 8, Line 1.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Supervision District 2, Enumeration District 63, Sheet 6, Page 4, Precinct 4.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S196] WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, online digital images by subscription Ancestry.com, Registration Card 37.. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  6. [S160] Unknown author, Elk Mountain Pilot, Crested Butte, Colorado: Thursday, July 13, 1917 issue.. Hereinafter cited as "An article in Elk Mountain Pilot, Crested Butte, Colorado."
  7. [S160] Unknown author, Elk Mountain Pilot, Crested Butte, Colorado: Thursday, April 25, 1918 issues.. Hereinafter cited as "An article in Elk Mountain Pilot, Crested Butte, Colorado."
  8. [S497] Military Records , National Cemetery Administration. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
    Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator, On-line database, unknown repository address.
  9. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Maroon Avenue. John listed as Superintendent of the mine.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S113] Interview with Thomas Ellsworth Arnott (informant address private) , by this researcher, 1996 to present. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona).
  11. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, sheet 7A, family 1504.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  12. [S84] Interview with Art and Elsie Welch (informant address private) , by this researcher, Various meetings and correspondence. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona), In a letter to Tonya Arnott.
  13. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Precinct 7, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, Supervisor's District 9, Enumeration District 26-12, written sheet 5A, Family 91.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  14. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Precinct 9, Cedaridge, Delta County, Colorado, Supervisor's District 9, Enumeration District 15-13, written sheet 3A, Family 64.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  15. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  16. [S84] Interview with Art and Elsie Welch (informant address private) , by this researcher, Various meetings and correspondence. Notes of this interview are in the personal records of this researcher (Florence, Pinal County, Arizona), Elsie Welch gave this information in January 2003.