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Brayton, AZ


Yuma Co.

First name of Bouse, q.v.  Was the store for Harqua Hala mPine.   Owned by Brayton Commercial Co.  Brayton was the middle name of John Brayton Martin of the company.  "This was the first name of Bouse, the name being changed in Jan., 1907.  The old timers wanted it named after Thomas Bouse, one of the first settlers.  So we agreed."  Letter, Mrs. John B. Martin, Arcadia, Calif.  Brayton P.O established May 19, 1906, William E. Enos, P.M.

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