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She was a teacher at Pear Park Elementary School in the Pear Park area of Mesa County, Colorado. She was very influential in her field, and was visited by teachers from around the state who wished to observe her methods. Chatfield Elementary School, on D ½ Road near 32 Road, just next to the old Pear Park Elementary School, was named for her.
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She was a teacher at Pear Park Elementary School in Mesa County, Colorado in the early Twentieth century. The corner of Patterson and 29 Rd. was called the Siess Corner because that was where her parents lived.
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Daisy G. (Hosey) Shults was born in Springfield, Missouri. She attended a teacher's college in Springfield, where she met her future husband James Shults. Together they moved to Pear Park in Mesa County, Colorado in 1902.
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He was born in Missouri and attended a teacher’s college in Springfield. He married Daisy G. (Hosey) Shults, his fellow student, and they moved together to the Mesa County, Colorado in 1902. They taught in the Pear Park School before moving to near Loma, where they had their twin boys Howard and Harold in 1905. In 1909, the family moved to Cottonwood Creek above Collbran. There Shults taught in what Howard Shults called "trouble schools". He also...
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She was born to Chalmer and Mabel Hargis in Ovid, Colorado. The family moved to California shortly after her birth, but missed true winters and so returned to Colorado. Margaret grew up in the Fruitvale area of Mesa County. She attended the Fruitvale School and graduated from the Ross Business College. She became a bookkeeper for Up-To-Date Cleaners, a job she kept for 40 years. U.S. Census records from 1940 show her occupation as housekeeper. She...
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She was born in Knoxville, TN and moved to Mesa County, Colorado in 1906, when she was eight years old. Her father, Gentry L. Key, was advised to move to the West for his health. She went to school at Pear Park Elementary. Her father died when she was quite young and her mother bought a five acre tract of land. As a result, Ruth and her siblings took any sort of seasonal agricultural work that was offered, including tending the smudge pots for local...
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Howard M. Shults was born, along with his identical twin Howard, in a log cabin north of Loma in 1905. His parents, James F. Shults and Daisy G. (Hosey) Shults, had come to the Grand Valley in 1902 after graduating from a teacher college in Springfield, Missouri, and taught in the Pear Park School before moving west in the Grand Valley. When Howard was four, the family moved to Cottonwood Creek near Collbran and stayed until he was in 8th grade....