Dana Roy Logan

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
John Alden to Jennie Luene (Logan) Billings
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Dana Roy Logan, son of Dana Selwin Logan and Harriett Marreah Bentley, was born at Allison, Decatur Co., Kansas, 30 August 1885 although some records indicate he was born in Lenora. His father's diary indicates that Allison, Kansas is where they were living when Dana was born. The Logans did not move to Lenora until 1904.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 He died at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, 9 October 1957.10,3,4,11 Both he and his wife were buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.12,10,4

Dana married Chella Mae Gardner, daughter of Winfield Scott Gardner and Amy Jane Johnson, at Grand Junction, Mesa Co., Colorado, 25 March 1907.3,13,14,15

Dana ranched northwest of Gunnison in 1912. He later worked for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad for 33 years. Dana, along with Roy Mullens and H. L. Funk, built and operated the Gunnison Locker Service in 1941 but then sold out to Funk a year later. Dana and Chella moved to Salt Lake City in 1942 where he was employed by the Purity Biscuit Company for a few years but was retired when he died of a heart attack.

He registered for the WW I draft on 12 Sep 1915 in Gunnison County, Colorado. Described as of medium height and build with brown eyes and hair; 33 years old and born 30 Aug 1885. Occupation was ranching, and he was self employed. Chella M. Logan (wife) was his nearest relative. The certificate has his signature.16,4


Chella Mae Gardner b. 20 Feb 1890, d. 3 May 1971
  • Hazel Mae Logan3 b. 11 Feb 1908, d. 20 Oct 1992
  • Helen June Logan3 b. 24 Mar 1909, d. 8 Dec 2009
  • Harriet Ethelyn Logan3 b. 28 May 1910, d. 1 Sep 1993
  • Jennie Luene Logan+17,18,3 b. 2 Feb 1912, d. 24 Jul 1979
  • LeRoy Logan3 b. 12 Dec 1912, d. 12 Dec 1912
  • Lyman Boyce Logan3 b. 23 Oct 1913, d. 21 Oct 1944
  • Bruce Gardner Logan3 b. 21 Oct 1915, d. 21 Apr 1999
  • Paulina Logan3 b. 24 Apr 1917, d. 24 Sep 1917
  • George Washington Logan3 b. 22 Feb 1922, d. 4 Apr 1922
  • Lucille Geraldine Logan3 b. 9 May 1923, d. 9 Jun 1973
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  1. [S111] Photocopy of transcribed Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan, Gregory Cooke Clarkdale, Arizona, Also, Aug 30, 1900 was noted as his 15th birthday. Whereabouts of the original is unknown.
  2. [S611] Dana Selwin Logan Family, Bible Record, Photocopy of original pages removed from the bible. Publication data and present owner of the bible are unknown, Gregory Cooke Clarkdale, Arizona.
  3. [S549] Dana Roy Logan Family Bible Records, 1852-1971, The Holy Bible: King James Authorized Version Containing the Old and New Testaments (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: A. J. Holman Co., 1930); held by Gregory Cooke, 2023.
  4. [S134] "Funeral Services for D. R. Logan Held Monday at Salt Lake," The Daily Sentinel, Gunnison, Colorado, October [17-20] 1957.
  5. [S461] Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Allison Township, Decatur Co., Kansas, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 6, sheet #4A, dwelling #59, family #59, Selwin Logan household, age 14, born August 1885 in Kansas; original data: NARA micropublication T623, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1854 rolls, roll #477.
  6. [S462] Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Burlingame Township, Osage Co., Kansas, population schedule, sheet #23A, dwelling #398, family #400, Roy Logan household, age 24, born in Kansas, and was a farmer. He owned his farm free and clear; original data: NARA micropublication T624, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1784 rolls, roll #451.
  7. [S463] Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Gunnison, Precinct 5, Gunnison Co., Colorado, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 47, sheet #3A, dwelling #3, family #3, Dana Roy Logan household, age 34, born in Kansas, owned a mortgaged farm; original data: NARA micropublication T625, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 2076 rolls, roll #164.
  8. [S464] Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Breane Township, Gunnison Co., Colorado, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 4, sheet #3A, dwelling #58, family #58, Dana R. Logan household, age 44, born in Kansas. He owned his farm, but not a radio; original data: NARA micropublication T626, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 2668 rolls, roll #242.
  9. [S465] Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Gunnison Twp, Gunnison Co., Colorado, population schedule, enumeration district (ED) 26-4, sheet #4B, dwelling #108 S 12th, family #89, Dana R. Logan household, age 54, born in Kansas, [?] Helper on Steam Railroad; original data: NARA micropublication T627, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 4643 rolls.
  10. [S634] Dana Roy Logan, Death Certificates, File No. 57 18 2096 (1957), Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records & Statistics, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  11. [S2409] Newspapers.com, on-line database and images, "Mrs. Chella May Logan", The Daily Sentinel, (Grand Junction, Colorado), 4 May 1971, p. 13, (https://www.newspapers.com/): accessed Oct 2020.
  12. [S2323] Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed Sep 2020), memorial page for Dana Roy Logan & Chella May Logan, Find a Grave memorial #151520 & 151513, maintained by Cookie, further cited as Find A Grave.
  13. [S462] 1910 United States Census, Burlingame Township, Osage Co., Kansas, pop. sched., sheet #23A, dwelling #398, family #400, Roy Logan household, married 3 years.
  14. [S111] Photocopy of transcribed Daily Journal of Dana Selwin Logan. Gregory Cooke.
  15. [S1312] Grand Junction Third Ward, Mesa County, Colorado: Marriage Certificates, 1906-1912 (Grand Junction, Colorado: Grand Junction Stake, c1971), 3, further cited as Third Ward, Mesa Co. Marriages.
  16. [S1877] United States, Selective Service System, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Gunnison Co., Colorado, Serial #231, FHL microfilm 1561814, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, original data: NARA micropublication M1509, 4,582 rolls, further cited as WW I Draft Registration.
  17. [S478] Jennie Luene Logan, Birth Certificates, File No. Bk 41, #13 (1912), Gunnison County Registrar of Vital Statistics, Gunnison, Colorado.
  18. [S1021] Jennie Luene Billings, Death Certificates, File No. 79-011013 (1979), Kansas State Department of Health and Environment; Vital Statistics, Topeka, Kansas.