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Henry died in 1935 at the age of 63 and was buried in the family plot at Fairplay. Ernest Charles, the youngest child, was born in 1873, just 2 years before his father died. He grew up on the Guiraud ranch and was an old hand at roping and riding. The story is told in the Harry A. Epperson book, Colorado as I Saw It, about “Nest” or “Ness” as he was sometimes called. Nest, on horseback, was trying to turn back a horse that had broken out and was running and dragging a rope. ” The horse got up and walked away, but Nest still lay on the ground.
Other extraordinary women interpreted their women’s role through their attire in ways that brought them critical acclaim. , and other eastern newspapers and periodicals during her two trips to the Capitol with Chief Ouray. While critiqued and mocked at first, as her clothing was contrasted to the corseted and bustled attire of European fashion of the day, Chipeta was soon recognized and admired for what she was, a Native American Ute woman, dressed in traditional clothing. She refused to dress any other way.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins