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Elizabeth B. (Gray) Porter Whisman was born July 14, 1879 in Jack County, Texas to James Wilson and Amirintha "Minnie" Clinton (Graves) Gray. The family moved to Nutrioso, Apache County, Arizona Territory in 1885 in a covered wagon.

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Blanche Julia White, daughter of Fergus John and Mary Ellen (Dwyer) White, was born on April 23, 1888, at Minnehaha, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. Her parents owned a one-hundred-sixty-acre land grant and ran a cattle ranch that provided meat to the miners. Blanche helped her mother and siblings run the ranch and take care of the home when her father, Fergus, was not available to help. Fergus died in 1895.

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Mary Ellen (Dwyer) White, daughter of John and Marguerite (White) Dwyer, was born on October 15, 1851, in Caherdaniel, Kerry County, Ireland. In 1872, she immigrated to the United States from Ireland and arrived in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on April 23, 1880.

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Theora “Thee” Margaret Marie (Shields) Darnell Widener was born November 25, 1909, in Solomonville, Arizona, to Florence Belle (Riggs) and Frank Ward Shields, both Arizona natives. She first lived on the UX Ranch (originally the McKinney Ranch), in Cochise County near Bowie, Arizona. The ranch house was one of the oldest in Arizona.

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Louisa Elizabeth F. Wilson was born in 1820 in Kentucky. Her birthdate is not known, nor are her parents’ names. She married Charles Francis Wilson, a merchant, in Missouri. In the 1860 Missouri Federal Census, Charles is no longer mentioned. Whether he passed away or left is not known.

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May “Lilly” (Larremore) Wilson was born on May 10, 1898, in Prescott, the youngest child of nine children of Sarah Jane (Milne) and Lebbeous Thaddeus Larremore of Yeager Canyon, Yavapai County, Arizona. In later years, she went by the name of May. She attended school in McCabe and Humboldt.

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Esta (Redden) Winchester was born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on June 15, 1900, the daughter of Esta Maria (Miller) and Monroe Redden.  She was born in the old Governor’s Mansion because her relative was a tenant there at the time. Her mother died eight days after her birth. She and her sister, Rachel, were raised by her grandmother, Rachel (Wiebrecht) Miller on the Miller Ranch in Skull Valley. Esta is the grandniece of Sam Miller, for whom Miller Valley is named.

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Elizabeth Malvina (Russell) Hopper Wine was born on January 25, 1863, in Pineville, Missouri to Alvina Caroline (Davenport) and Carlyle Ross Russell. Elizabeth married Robert Monroe Hopper in McDonald County, Missouri, on August 24, 1877.

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Frances “Frankie” Belle (Middleton) Wood, daughter of Cora Ellsworth (Chishom) and Charles M. Middleton, was born on August 11, 1879, at Hallettsville, Lavaca Vegas County, Texas. She arrived in Geronimo, Graham County, Arizona, on August 24, 1896.

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Lucille (Singletary) Denson Yopp was born December 7, 1877, in Texas. In 1886, her father, Daniel C. Singletary, a farmer, founded the Monaville Post Office in his store on Harris Creek in central Waller County, Texas. He named the community Monaville in honor of his daughter. In 1900, Lucille was working in her father’s grocery. She had a sister, Mona, and a brother, Julian.

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