Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield1,2

M, #160, b. 15 January 1872, d. 12 January 1957
Last Edited=25 Dec 2012
     Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield, son of Shadrach Mitchell Bottenfield and Sarah Elizabeth McCormic, was born on 15 January 1872 at Oswego, Labette County, Kansas.3,1,2 Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield was the son of Shadrach Mitchell Bottenfield and Sarah Elizabeth McCormic.

Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States census of 1880 in the household of Shadrach Mitchell Bottenfield at Labette County, Kansas.4

Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the State census of 1885 in the household of Shadrach Mitchell Bottenfield at Fremont County, Colorado.5

Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield married Mary Jane Stobs, daughter of Matthew Stobs, on 3 August 1892 at Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado, There were articles in the Gunnison, Colorado, newspapers on the occasion of their 50th anniversary and 64th anniversary.6,7,8

In 1900, Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States Census, at Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado.9

Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield lived on 1 May 1901 at Glacier, Gunnison County, Colorado.10

In 1910, Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States Census, at Howeville Village, Gunnison County, Colorado.11

On July 13, 1917, there is the following note in the Elk Mountain Pilot: "Fords are popular now. S.G.Bottenfield makes scheduled trips from Cold Spring Ranch with his new one."12

In 1920, Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States Census, at outside of town, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.13

According to this researcher's father, Sam Bottenfield owned a ranch on Ferris Creek, right next to Elmer Bottenfield's ranch near Crested Butte, Colorado. Also, Sam had a grandson called Budgy. (Actually, Budgy was his son.) Around 1925 or 1926, Sam abandoned his ranch and moved into town. He went into business with Joe Acre. Apparently there was so much snow that the cattle would have to be moved into stockyards in Crested Butte. It was difficult to make a living.14

In 1930, Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States Census, at Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.15

On 15 April 1940, Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield appeared on the United States Census, at South Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado.16

Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield died on 12 January 1957 at Community Hospital, Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado, at age 84.17,18 and was buried on 14 January 1957 at Jack's Cabin Cemetery, Gunnison County, Colorado.2,19

From an entry on www.cbweekly.com:

"Fifty years ago this week funeral services were held for Samuel G. Bottenfield. Mr. Bottenfield was born January 15, 1872, his parents moved him to Colorado when he was still a child. He married Miss Mary Jane Stobs in Lafayette, Colorado, August 9, 1892. The couple lived in Lafayette for a while before moving to Wyoming, they then moved to Gunnison County in 1901. Mr Bottenfield worked in the mines in Crested Butte before he purchased a ranch on the East River. He ranched the land until 1931 when he retired. He and his wife lived in a home he built in Glacier (near present day Crested Butte South) until 1944 when he and his wife moved to Gunnison."20

Children of Samuel Gladstone Bottenfield and Mary Jane Stobs

Citations

  1. [S4] Birth Record, Ernest Matthew Bottenfield photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  2. [S7] Death Certificate photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  3. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; 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. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, p. 413C, family 226, farmer.; 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. [S252] 1885 Colorado State Census; digital image by subscription, State of Colorado http://ancestry.com; The Generations Network, Inc.. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S16] Marriage Record, Application number 000222 photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  7. [S162] Unknown author, Gunnison News-Champion, Gunnison, Colorado: "Pioneer Couple of East River Valley Observe Golden Wedding Anniv.", August 6, 1942.. Hereinafter cited as "An article in Gunnison News-Champion."
  8. [S324] Wanda Burch Armstead and Rose Rugg Northrop, compiler, Boulder County Colorado marriage Records 1860-1900 (Boulder, Colorado: Boulder Genealogical Society, 1982), Page 24.. Hereinafter cited as Boulder County Colorado Marriages.
  9. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Lafayette, Boulder Co., Colorado. Supervision District 24, Enumeration Districe 162, Sheet 5, Line 9. Listed as a liveryman.; 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. [S174] Crested Butte Centennial Committee, compiler, A National Directory of Crested Butteans (Crested Butte, Colorado: Crested Butte Centennial Committee, 1980). Hereinafter cited as Directory of Crested Butteans.
  11. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Howeville Village, Gunnison County, CO. Dwelling No. 189. Listed as a general farmer.; 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. [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."
  13. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Outside Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado. Supervision District 4, Enumeration District 51. Listed as general farmer.; 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. [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).
  15. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, sheet 1A, pricinct 7.; 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.
  16. [S480] 1940 United States Census, population schedule, Pricinct 6, South Crested Butte, Gunnison County, Colorado, Supervisor's District 9, Enumeration District 26-11, printed sheet 2A, stamped page 68, family 21, line 9. Enumerator was Arthur Welch.; 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.
  17. [S7] Death Certificate, Colorado state number SL01297584 photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  18. [S36] Newspaper Obituary, unknown newspaper, Gunnison County Globe, Gunnison, Colorado, January 5, 1957., photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  19. [S26] Cemetery Headstone A Photograph is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  20. [S162] Unknown author, Gunnison News-Champion, Gunnison, Colorado: This article was originally printed the week of January 17-24, 1957. It was quoted 18 January 2007 on www.cbweekly.com. This was sent to this research by Jam and Joann Arnott in Buskill, PA.. Hereinafter cited as "An article in Gunnison News-Champion."