Orchard, Sadie (c. 1853–1943)

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Orchard, Sadie (c. 1853–1943)

English-born stage-coach driver. Name variations: Sadie Creek Orchard; Cockney Sadie Orchard. Born c. 1853 in London, England; died 1943 in Hillsboro, NM.

Moved to Kingston, a mining town in Black Range District in Sierra County, NM (1886); with husband, operated the Kingston State and Express line for 14 years; was also said to have run a brothel on Virtue Avenue and used the profits to build the 1st church in Kingston; became owner of the Orchard Hotel in Hillsboro, NM.

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