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The American Generations | West 1858

George Redondo Proctor Western Heritage Collection

Proctors Redondos and more 2018

On Saturday, March 3, the George Redondo Proctor Western Heritage Collection was dedicated at the Historic Hacienda de la Canoa Ranch. Over 100 family members and friends gathered to celebrate what would have been George Redondo Proctor’s 100th birthday and the opening of Southern Arizona’s finest ranching collections. This area, the Santa Cruz River Valley, […]

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Proctor Family Reunion on Historic Family Ranch

Proctor Reunion 11-06-1982

Calling all Proctors! A family reunion is being planned at the Historic Hacienda de la Canoa on March 3, 2018 from 10am-2pm. The Canoa ranch is where Charles A. Proctor worked as a Foreman/Superintendent for Maish and Driscoll cattle interests in the 1880s-1890s. The Foreman’s house original construction date is unknown but it’s possible that […]

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Charles A Proctor’s Death and the Aftermath

Proctor Box Canyon Ranch 1900s

A few mysteries surround Charles A. Proctor’s untimely death. How did he really die? What were his troubles? Can we ever prove he was murdered? And why did the newspapers have several different stories? We know a few things. He died May 15, 1913 at his Sopori Ranch homestead and the family dynamic was never the same. […]

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The Cows Mooved Us

Navor Proctor

In the spirit of the Rodeo here in Tucson, I thought it fitting to post on some Proctor livestock related history. Cattle and horses brought Charles A. and Frank L. to Southern Arizona. One would care for the stock while the other worked.

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Box Canyon Ranch Tomfoolery

Box Canyon Ranch 1914

In the late 18oos southern Arizona ranchers were not just neighbors they were family. Literally, “slim pickings” as the locals would say. Many of the pioneer families are unified through work and family.

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