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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Cheyenne’

Obituary: Mary Ann Pond

Obituary: Mary Ann Pond

Mary Ann Pence Pond, 83, passed away on May 17, 2016 at Aspen House in Loveland, Colorado. Mary was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming on April 16, 1933, the daughter of Oscar and Nellie Pence. She spent the first 13 years of her life on her father’s homesteaded ranch northeast of Cheyenne, attending a country school in Chugwater, Wyoming, 22 miles from the ranch and boarded and roomed with an older couple there for grade 6, returning usually to the ranch only on weekends. At the beginning of 7 grade, ... Full Story

Obituary: Mike Warner

Obituary: Mike Warner

  Mike Warner, 66, died November 7, 2012 in Loveland with his family by his side. He was born September 5, 1946 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to Virgil and Irene Warner. He enjoyed fishing; cooking; playing cards and spending time with his many friends and family. Mike is survived by his sisters Connie Rybicki (Bill), Nancy Dreiling (Ken), Peggy Martin (Bill), and brother Andy Warner (Trinity); along with 11 nieces and nephews.  Mike’s love, kindness and humor touched many lives and he will be ... Full Story

On This Day, November 29, 1864

On This Day, November 29, 1864

Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne at Sand Creek Colonel John Chivington and his Colorado volunteers massacre a peaceful village of Cheyenne camped near Sand Creek in Colorado Territory, setting off a long series of bloody retaliatory attacks by Indians. Chivington, a former Methodist preacher with ambitions to become a territorial delegate to Congress, saw in the Indian wars an opportunity to gain the esteem he would need to win a government office. Disappointed that the spring of 1864 failed ... Full Story

On This Day, November 25, 1876

U.S. Army retaliates for the Little Bighorn massacre   U.S. troops under the leadership of General Ranald Mackenzie destroy the village of Cheyenne living with Chief Dull Knife on the headwaters of the Powder River. The attack was in retaliation against some of the Indians who had participated in the massacre of Custer and his men at Little Bighorn. Although the Sioux and Cheyenne won one of their greatest victories at Little Bighorn, the battle actually marked the beginning of the end of ... Full Story

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