Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA
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Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA Genealogy
Where is Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA?
...Longmont began in an unusual way. In 1870, a group of prominent men in Chicago decided to start a new town in Colorado . They sold memberships in this new town, called "The Chicago-Colorado Colony" and used the money to buy 60,000 acres of land for a townsite and nearby farms in a carefully chosen site in northern Colorado . They planned the town, and brought people, lumber, and building materials to the barren site, where they built a small town by the summer of 1871. They named the new town " Longmont " in honor of Longs Peak, clearly visible from the town...
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Ancestors Who Were Born and/or Died Here
Ancestors Who Were Married Here
Donald A Blessing
(17 Apr 1925, Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA - 2 Sep 2009, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA)
Victor E Wikstrand
(12 Jan 1894, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA - Dec 1975, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA)
John Fold Witherow
(30 Sept 1849, Pennsylvania - 5 July 1932, Longmont, Boulder, Colorado, USA)
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