Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Scope Note: For Penrose, consider to include agricultural colonists moving from one US state to another.Source: OED online, Apr. 8, 2006 (settler ... 2a. one who settles in a new country; a colonist)
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Overview Ed Grimes in a formal portrait taken for the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith Lodge #171 in Denver, Colorado. Ed Grimes was a colonist at Cotopaxi, Colorado and walked to Denver from Cotopaxi in 1883, a distance of about 94 miles. He later served as Congregation Zera Abraham's first president and was also active in B'nai B'rith Lodge #171.
Dates: circa 1910