Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

First marriage in Central City

"In 1880 one of my best families moved into the Middle Park district, some fifty miles from Central City. Cozzens Ranch it was called, or Graver, the name of the post office. Mr Cozzens was not a Catholic, but his wife and children were good ones. When they were leaving Central City, Mrs Cozzens gave me her fine cooking stove for my new residence. The father and mother were the first couple married by Father Machebeuf at Central City in 1860."

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