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Early Ditch Decrees for Division 1, District No. 6
For Anne Dyni's book Pioneer Voices of Boulder County
Published by Boulder County Open Space

       	

       
	IRRIGATION DITCH DECREES
        DISTRICT NO.6

        BOULDER CREEK 


   Priority      Name of Ditch	     Date of Fee            Fee       Acres                 
    number			    Appropriation
__________________________________________________________________

     1	  Lower Boulder Ditch	     Oct.1, 1859	  $25.00	 200
     2	  Smith & Goss Ditch	     Nov.15,1859	   44.30	 200
     3    Howel Ditch		     Dec.1, 1859	   47.55	 200
     4	  Anderson Ditch	     Oct.1, 1860	   25.00	  80
     5	  Godding, Dailey, Plumb     Mar.1, 1861	    7.24	
     6	  Houck #2 Ditch	     Apr.1, 1861	    7.16	  80
     8    Martha H.Mathews Ditch     June 1,1861	    4.60	 120
     9	  N.K.Smith & Tyler Ditch    June 1,1861	   29.04  	 250	
	  Reduced by decree	     May 16,1913	    1.50
    10    Plumb Ditch		     Apr.1, 1862	    5.10	 400
  	  David H. Nichol Ditch
          Dry Creek Ditch 	     June 1,1862	   10.00	 160
	  M.G. Smith	             June 1,1862	   15.00	 
          G. Berkley Ditch	     June 1,1862	   15.00	 300
	  Wellman, Nichols, Hahn     June 1,1862 	   10.77	 200
    11	  Harden Ditch, heirs of     June 1,1862	   21.00	 480
	  Eliz.Harden & S.Wellman
	  McCarty Ditch		     June 1,1862	    5.00	  80	
	  Mary S. Stodard, Robert
	  Culver,heirs Eliz.Harden
	  George Rust & Perry White
	  William Breach Ditch	     June 1,1862	    2.00	  20
	  North Boulder Farmers	     June 1,1862	   10.78	1200
	  Ditch (see #20,#24 enlg)
    12	  Rural Ditch (see #15 enlg) May 10,1862	   22.75
    13	  Green Ditch		     Sep.15,1862	   34.58
    14	  Farmers Ditch		     Oct.1, 1862	   73.29	3000
    15	  Rural Ditch 1st enlg.	     Mar.10,1863	  198.29 	1250
    16	  Houck #1 Ditch	     Apr.1, 1863	   15.97 	 200 
	  Reduced by decree          Dec.8, 1910	    2.50
    18	  Smith & Emmons Ditch	     June 1,1863	   47.16	 750
    19	  Carr & Tyler Ditch	     June 1,1864	   33.73	 200
    20	  North Boulder Farmers      June 1,1863	   65.00
   	  Ditch: 1st enlg		   	
    22	  Butte Mill Ditch	     Mar.1, 1865	  110.86	1200
    23	  Howell & Beasley Ditch     Mar.1, 1865	   28.80	 350

	
  Priority      Name of Ditch	           Date of Fee    Fee	Acres             
   number			          Appropriation
_____________________________________________________________________

   24		North Boulder Farmers	   Jun 1, 1864	115.00	1400 		  Ditch, 2nd Enlg.	
   25		Delehant Ditch		   May 1, 1865	 37.12	 120
   26	 	Godding, Dailey & Plumb	   Apr 1, 1865	 23.20	 750
		  1st Enlg. 
   28		Highland Ditch		   Jun 1, 1865	 99.70
		  South side
   30		Leggett Ditch		   May 1, 1868	 31.35	 800
   30	        Highland Ditch		   Jun 1, 1868	152.20	1140
		  South side, 1st Enlg.
   31		Taylor Ditch		   Apr 1, 1870	 10.71	 200
   32		Lower Boulder,1st Enlg	   Jun 1, 1870	 97.00	1500
   33		Boulder & Weld County	   May 1, 1871	 59.40	2500
   35		Boulder & White Rock	   Nov 1, 1873	190.58	7500
   36		Boulder & Left Hand Ditch  Dec 1, 1873	 82.80	2000
		  Sec. #38 Enlg.
   37		Town of Boulder Ditch &	   Jun 17,1875	  6.19
		  Reservoir #1
   38		Boulder & Left Hand	   Apr 1, 1876	163.80	2000
		  1st Enlg.
   39		Wellman Ditch		   May 1, 1878	 12.74	1200
   40		Mathews Ditch		   Feb 13,1879	 60.60	 140
   41		Revolution Ditch	   Dec 7, 1881	 99.97	3500
   42 (2)	Idaho Ditch		   Oct 30,1870 	  9.78	 300
		  (Idaho Creek)	
   43	(3)	Como #1			   Jan 2, 1871	  5.00	  35
		  (Fisher Creek)	
   44	(4)	Como #2			   Jan 3, 1871	 15.00	  40
		  (Como Creek)	
   45	(5)	Como #3			   Jan 4, 1871	 18.00	  40
		  (Como Creek)
   46	(6)	Young Ditch		   Apr 1, 1871	  2.48	  80
		  (Rothrock Slough)	
   47	(9)	Como #4			   Apr 1, 1873	 20.00	  80
		  (North Boulder Creek)
   48	(11)	Silver Lake Ditch	   Feb 28,1888	 20.00)____ 
   49	(13)	Silver Lake, 1st Enlg.	   Nov 1, 1900	 25.00)  1000 



						
	IRRIGATION DITCH DECREES
        DISTRICT NO.6
	Date of Decree June 2, 1882
					
	 SOUTH BOULDER CREEK

  Priority      Name of Ditch	        Date of Fee      Fee	     Acres             
   number			       Appropriation
__________________________________________________________________

    1 (3)   Howard Ditch	       Apr 1, 1860      36.00  	      1000
    2 (1)   McGinn Ditch #2	       May 1, 1860	 3.19	       510
    3 (7)   Jones & Donnelly Ditch     May 1, 1860	14.36	       275
    4 (2)   Schearer Ditch	       Jun l, 1860	26.08	       100
    5 (4)   East Boulder	       Apr 1, 1862     102.30	
    6 (5)   S.Boulder & Bear Creek     May 25,1862	16.60
    7 (6)   Cottonwood Ditch #2        Apr 15,1863      33.69	       500
    8 (7)   Dry Creek Ditch 	       May 1, 1863	20.95	       200
	    (Davidson)
    9	    Dry Creek Ditch #2         May 1, 1864	69.00         1000
   10       McGinn Ditch, 1st Enlg.    May 1, 1864	 - - 	       510
   11	    Andrews & Farwell Ditch    Jun 1, 1864	 1.33	
   12	    Enterprise Ditch	       Feb 1, 1865      34.08
   13       Leyner Ditch 	       Apr 1, 1865     164.00	       600
	    Reduced by decree in
	    Cottonwood Ditch 	       Apr 19,1904	30.00
   13 (8)  S.Boulder & Bear Creek     May 9, 1865	26.41
	    1st Enlg.
   14	    Marshalville Ditch	       Jun 1, 1865	14.76
   15       McGinn Ditch, 2nd Enlg     Jun 1, 1865	14.06	       510
   16 (17)  Cottonwood Ditch #1	       Apr 1, 1866	15.58
   17 (18)  Enterprise Ditch	       May 1, 1866	40.76
              1st Enlg.		
   18 (16)  Central Ditch	       May 15,1866      14.36	       100
 	    Reduced to 2 2/3ft.at
	    Lower Boulder cutoff
   19	    South Ditch		       Jun 1, 1866	 9.16	 	 125
	    Reduced to 1 ft. at
	    Lower Boulder cutoff	
   20       S. Boulder & Bear Creek    May 15,1868	54.69
 	    2nd Enlg.
   21	    South Boulder Canon	       May 15,1870	26.37		1100
   22	    Cottonwood Ditch #1        Oct 1, 1870	36.72		1400
	    1st Enlg. 
   23 (25)  Andrew & Farwell Ditch     Apr 1, 1871	 7.16	 	 140
	    1st Enlg.
   24 (23)  S.Boulder & Bear Creek     May 15,1871     129.10		1100
	    3rd Enlg.
   25 (24)  South Boulder Canon        May 15,1871     192.00		1100
	    1st Enlg.
   26	    Davidson Ditch	       Apr 15,1872     116.30	
   27	    East Boulder,1st Enlg.     Jun 1, 1872     127.20		1420
   28	    South Boulder and	       Jun 1, 1872      53.55	 	 860
	    Coal Creek	

						
Priority      Name of Ditch	           Date of Fee      Fee     Acres             
 number				          Appropriation
__________________________________________________________________

   29		Goodhue Ditch & Reservoir   Jun 1, 1873	  30.31	  10
   30		S.Boulder & Rock Creek	    Jun 1, 1873	  65.93	1900
   32		Davidson Ditch,1st Enlg.    May 10,1875	   8.75	1000
   33		Marshalville, 1st Enlg.	    Jun 30,1878	  31.92	 450
   34		Enterprise, 2nd Enlg.	    Jun 1, 1881	  54.25



			BY DECREE DATED DECEMBER 19, 1900			

   35	(1)	Community Ditch		    Jun 6, 1885	  83.30	2670


			BY DECREE DATED MARCH 13, 1907

   36 (8)	Hower Ditch (Slack Creek)   Nov 1, 1872	  48.60	  50	






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