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Alabama Family Reconnects with Fountain Roots


Last updated 11/20/2019 at 3:09pm

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Decendants of the Williams family Hailey Rose, Nikki Rose, George 'Big Daddy' Williams, along with Fountain resident and author Angela Hahn visit the old ranch house in Fountain where Williams' father had been raised.

Recently Mary Alisa Wagner, a 16-year-old from Alabama, and her family visited Colorado to learn about their family history. She is the great-great-great granddaughter of Barbara and Mathias Lock, some of the pioneers of Fountain who were owners of a small ranch house on the bank of a creek with acres of fertile soil. She shared the following recap and thoughts about her visit.

"The house eventually got passed down to my great-great grandparents, Tena Lock and Henry Williams, and that is where they raised their four children, one of whom was Carl Henry Williams, my grandfather's father. Fo...

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