|This was the home of E.D. Key. It was built about 1902 and
these two pictures show the original house and the way it presently appears.
Dick, as he was called, was a friend of Dan Jr.
from St. Joseph, Missouri where Dan Jr. had been to live with his relatives
and attend business school. He had contracted tuberculosis and Dan
persuaded him to come to Wyoming with him. He lived with the Budds
and married Addie Vandvort from Daniel. He helped run the Mercantile
for Dan B. Budd and bought this house for his bride. Later he bought
an interest in the Daniel Mercantile from Zeph Jones and operated it with
Zeph's son, Arch. Later he bought Arch's interest also. He
entirely overcame his tuberculosis in the healthy invigorating Wyoming
County Journal story of the Daniel Store]