Conlogue, William (March 21, 1861 - December 26, 1946)



Douglas Enterprise - December 31, 1946

William Conlogue, father of Joseph Conlogue of Douglas, died early Thursday, it has been learned here. His death was the result of a heart condition.

Mr. Conlogue came to this country when 18 years old and had lived in this section of the country since 1885.

Douglas Enterprise - January 7, 1947

William Conlogue, age 85 years, seven months and five days passed away at the home of his son William H., six miles southwest of Glendo, Thursday morning, December 26, at 7 a.m. Mr. Conlogue, who was born in Ireland, March 21, 1861, came to America in 1879 and settled in Pennsylvania. There he was united in marriage to Miss Winifred Moran, May 4, 1884.

In 1882, the Conlogue family moved to Boulder, Colo. Mr. Conlogue came to the Glendo community in 1885, when he started working for Jim Reeder. He settled for a time onth property, later homesteaded by Pete Macfarland and now owned by I.A. Peterson. Bringing his family from Colorado, he filed on a homestead, where he was actively engaged in ranching and stockraising until his retirement about 1930.

Mr. Conlogue, who was highly respected by the members of his community, leaves to mourn his death his two sons, William H. of Glendo, and Joseph L. of Douglas; and one granddaughter and three great grandchildren. His only daughter, Mable, passed away at the age of three.

In the passing of Mr. Conlogue, Platte county has lost one of its most highly respected citizens.


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