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Nancy Catherine “Cappy” (Hite) Bozarth was born on November 23, 1889, in Octavia, Butler County, Nebraska, the daughter of Marion Francis and Fannie Fern (Fitzsimmons) Hite.  Cappy’s mother Fannie died in April 1897. Cappy and her sister, Virginia, were living with their grandparents John and Nancy Fitzsimmons, in 1900.  Later, Cappy moved to Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, with her uncle, Thomas Fitzsimmons, and attended Prescott public schools. 

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Nevada “Vady” California (Martin) Bozarth was born on January 24, 1866, in Illinois, the daughter of Lucretia Lucas and Hiram Martin. According to the Echoes of the Past: Tales of Old Yavapai, Vol. II, her brothers "thought their two-year-old sister should have a name besides 'baby,' which she was called. Being patriotic, they wished to name her for the two richest states in the Union and insisted on the names of Nevada and California, but she was called Nevada or 'Vady'."  

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Cesenea "Cenzie" (Holzschu) Brecht (alternate spelling Cresencia Holzshuh Brecht) was born on November 1, 1856, in Ulm, Germany, and came to New York when she was 10 years old.  She arrived in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, with her sister, Mrs. C. A. Luke, on May 22, 1874.

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Caroline Emily Brinkmeyer was born on April 16, 1901, in the new house on the corner of W. Gurley Street and Park Avenue, the daughter of Henry and Ina (Muzik) Brinkmeyer. Caroline, who was named for her father's German mother, was the youngest of the Brinkmeyer children. Her older brother was Henry Jr., and her older sister, Marcella. She attended Washington School, Lincoln School, and Prescott High School, graduating in 1918.

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Emily (Muzik) Brinkmeyer was born in Minnesota on December 21, 1880, the daughter of Joseph and Josepha Muzik. Emily is listed as a student living with her parents on the 1895 state census at Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minnesota.  She married Frank G. Plummer, a Prescott contractor and builder on July 9, 1900, in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory.  According to the Arizona Republican July 13, 1900: “Mr. Plummer has just completed the erection of the residence intended as a gift to his bride, on Marina street, south, next door to the Bones mansion.” The couple had a son, Paul Ashton Plummer, born on July 27, 1902.  Frank died suddenly in November 6, 1904, and was buried in Citizens Cemetery. 

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Ina A. (Muzik) Brinkmeyer was born on Christmas Day 1869 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Josefa Muzik. She came from Minnesota to Los Angeles, California, in 1890 with girlfriends to work in a boarding house. However, they heard that things were booming in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, so they traveled there to work in a restaurant.

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Louise Marie (Lebsch) Brinkmeyer, daughter of Louis and Margaret Ann (Fugmann) Lebsch, was born May 23, 1906, in Camp Verde, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory. The family moved to Prescott early in the 1920s.  Due to rheumatism, her mother became an invalid in 1923.   She met Henry Herman Oscar Brinkmeyer, Jr. while working as a beautician next door to the Brinkmeyer Hotel. “He used to bring me a bowl of soup for lunch just about every day,” said Louise. “You know, I never paid for even one bowl of soup.”

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Marcella Brinkmeyer, daughter of Henry and Ina (Muzik) Brinkmeyer, was born in Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory, on July 3, 1897. Henry Brinkmeyer was a baker and prominent businessman in Prescott. At the time of Marcella’s birth, the family was living in her father’s hotel, the Brinkmeyer Hotel, on N. Montezuma Street.

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Mary (Seago) Brooke was born January 17, 1898, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of William and Georgia Mallard Seago. She graduated from Newcomb College, the women's college of Tulane University. Mary married Hilliard T. Brooke in 1924 in Prescott, where he was undergoing tuberculosis treatment at Fort Whipple. He later became a mayor of Prescott, a state legislator and owned what became Peterson, Brooke, Steiner and Wist Business Supply.

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Angeline "Angie" Brigham (Mitchell) Brown was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on October 5, 1854, to Daniel and Angeline Brigham Mitchell. Angie's family came to Prescott, Yavapai County, Arizona Territory with the Callen Party in 1875.

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