Monday, July 23, 2012

PERRY D. BABCOCK, 74, DIES AT HOME HERE – Sunday Obituary on Monday

Perry D. Babcock, 74, for many years a resident of the region, died yesterday at his home south of Prospect Lake. He came to Colorado in 1895, settled on a farm 25 miles east of Colorado Springs, and in 1900 moved into the city. He continued to live here until 1919, when he went to California, returning to Colorado Springs about 3 years ago.

Surviving him are two sons, Warren Babcock, Arlington, Calif., and Marshall Babcock, Riverside, Calif.; four daughters, Mrs. Oscar Jones of Soda Springs, Calif.; Mrs. L. E. Perkins of Longmont, Colo.; Mrs. Will Gillock, Deerfield, Kan.; Mrs. Achsah Clasby, Arbuckle, Calif., And two brothers, L. C. Babcock of this city and Sherman Babcock of San Diego, California.

Colorado Springs Gazette 
Tuesday, 17 November 1931, page 1.

Perry Demetrius Babcock
b. 6 April 1857
d. 16 November 1931

He is my Great Grandfather and I need to find his gravesite.

Posted by Ron Setzer

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