Huerfano County, Colorado
Oral Interviews
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C. Eugene Wilson

Typed by Karen Mitchell
Interviewed by Rosalyn McCain
Please note: We do not have this interview.

C. Eugene Wilson
Date of interview - unknown
Tape to unclear
Date of birth - 11-19-1891
Parents - George Wilson and Cordelia Wilson
Paternal grandparents - Charley Wilson and Penelope Kelly Wilson
Maternal grandparents - Sonaui Peach and Anna Peach
Family origin - Western Kansas, sod house
Date of family arrival in County - 1918 first trip, 1932 settled
Location of first family settlement - La Veta
Notes - Father raised by uncle and put to work with slaves when he was big enough, whipped like the slaves and had scars. Taken away from Uncle and family in Illinois took him from Kentucky to Illinois until he was 15 years old.
Kinship ties - daughter Gladys Kmetz in La Veta
Profession - Surveyor, Engineer
Language spoken - English

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