Ward B. More and his wife, Jennie [nee Lamond], moved to New Mexico because of Ward's ill health. Sadly, it didn't work and he died on 26 May 1889, after he returned to Michigan. The property below was either sold or quit claimed to Ward's brother, James L. More.
Lapeer County, Michigan, Deed
7 Apr 1888
Made: 12 March 1888
Ward B. More
James L. More
Between Ward B. More and Jennie L. More, his wife, of Las Vegas, Territory of New Mexico, County of San Miguel, of the first part
James L. More of Metamora, of the second part
Twp of Attica, NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Sec 20 in Twn 7 N R 11 E
Signed: S. B. Maydell and C.S. Maydell
Territory of New Mexico
County of San Miguel
Charles L. Maydwell, Notary Public
See the Probate file of Ward B. More here.