Carl Walter Baughn

Jessie and Carl Baughn celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1951.
Jessie and Carl Baughn celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1951.



Gravestone photos courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project
Gravestone photos courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project

(May 24, 1876 - June 6, 1955)


The Lusk Herald
June, 1955


Funeral Services Held for Carl Baughn June 8, 1955

Funeral services were held in the Manville Community Church Wednesday, June 8, at 2:30 p.m. for Carl W. Baughn, 79, who died at the Spencer Hospital June 6. Rev. Homer Chrissman of Cheyenne, a former pastor of the Manville Church, officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Howard and Mrs. A. F. DeCastro sang "Lead Kindly Light" and "Rock of Ages" accompanied by Mrs. Emma Richardson, pianist.

Honorary casketbearers were Johnny Howard and Wes Wiker of Douglas; Sam Joss, Art Thompson, Ed Arnold and Thomas O. Miller. Active bearers were: John McKinney of Cheyenne; Marion Rasmusen, Lee Stoddard, Everett Brooks, Orval Dryer and Ralph Olinger.

Interment was in the Manville cemetery with the Peet Mortuary in charge. At the graveside Rev. Edward D. Poser, pastor of the Manville Church and Mrs. Poser sang "Beyond the Sunset".

LIFE STORY GIVEN

Carl Walter Baughn was born in Wyoming, Ill., May 24, 1876, the son of Benjamin F. and Rebecca Sims Baughn. At the age of three he moved with his parents to Tobias, Neb., where he attended the schools until the age of fourteen. At that time the family moved by covered wagon to Manville where he has home ever since.

His first work was to ride the range for A. A. Spaugh and he was in the Spaugh employ until after his marriage to Miss Jessie Shippen March 19, 1901. The couple had one son, Floyd Carl, who now resides with his family on their ranch near Sussex. The couple also reared a nephew and a niece; Harold Shippen and Mrs. Bessie Shippen Salzman of Casper.

After the birth of his son, Mr. Baughn was employed for several years in the Manville store of J. A. Manorgan. They later lived on their ranch just south of Jireh where they raised sheep and cattle. Twelve years ago the ranch was sold and the couple have lived at their Manville home ever since.

For years he has been interested in the political aspects of community and state life. He was an employee of the Wyoming legislature the past eight sessions and was a member of the Methodist church since 1897, the Modern Woodmen and the Wyoming Stockgrowers' Association.

Mr. Baughn is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jessie Shippen Baughn, one son, Floyd Carl Baughn of Sussex, two sister-in-law, Mrs. Mamie Rogers of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Ina Osborne, of Edgerton; two stepgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd C. Baughn and daughter Edna attended the funeral.


The Lusk Herald
June 9, 1955
Carl Baughn Dies Monday following Lingering Illness


Carl W. Baughn, 79, died at the Spencer Hospital Monday at 12:10 a.m. of a cerebral hemorrhage following a long illness. Mr. Baughn, a retired rancher of the Manville area, had lived in this vicinity for the past 50 years.

Funeral services were being held this Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Manville Community Church with Rev. Homer Chrissman of Cheyenne, a former pastor of the Manville Church, officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Howard and Mrs. A. f. DeCastro (sang) "Lead Kindly Light" and "Rock of Ages" accompanied by Mrs. Emma Richardson, pianist.

Honorary casket-bearers were: Johnny Howard and Wes Wiker of Douglas; Sam Joss, Art Thompson, Ed Arnold and Thomas O. Miller. Active bearers were: John McKinney of Cheyenne; Marion Rasmusen, Lee Stoddard, Everett Brooks, Orval Dryer and Ralph Olinger.

Interment was in the Manville cemetery with the Peet Mortuary in charge. At the graveside Rev. Edward D. Poser, pastor of the Manville church, and Mrs. Poser sang "Beyond the Sunset."

Mr. Baughn is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jessie Shippen Baughn, one son, Floyd Carl Baughn of Sussex; two sisters-in-laws, Mrs. Mamie Rogers of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Ina Osborne of Edgerton; two stepgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd C. Baughn and daughter Edna attended the funeral.




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