Washington


Mounted Volunteer Companies engaged in the Indian War

Mounted Volunteer Companies engaged in the Indian War, Mason’s administration. See: Washington Indian Wars, 1855-1856 for context of this list. Volunteer Companies Companies A, Capt. William Strong, and B, Capt. Gilmore Hays, were mustered into the regular service and furnished their own horses Company B, Capt. Isaac Hays Company F, Capt. B. S. Henness Company



Indian Fight of the 7th, 8th, and 9th of December of 1858

Indian Fight of the 7th, 8th, and 9th of December of 1858. See: Washington Indian Wars, 1855-1856 for context of this list. Killed: Capt. Charles Bennett of Company F, the same who was connected with James Marshall in the discovery of gold in California 2d Lieut J. M. Burrows, Company H Simon S. Van Hagerman,



History of Washington, Idaho and Montana

In my History of the Northwest Coast I have brought down the annals of Washington, Idaho, and Montana to the end of the fur company regime, in 1846, at which time the question of boundary between the possessions of Great Britain and those of the United States was determined, the subjects of the former power



Washington Genealogy at Ancestry

Ancestry is the largest provider of genealogy data online. The billions of records they provide have advanced genealogy online beyond imagination just a decade ago. The following is but a small sample of what they provide for Washington genealogy at Ancestry. While some of these databases are free, many require a subscription. You can try



Political Secessionism And Crime

Before the mining period, commencing in 1862, Idaho was a comparatively unknown region belonging nominally to Oregon and afterward to Washington. During the years 1862-3 such was the rush of immigration to this section that Idaho was erected into a territory of the United States government. The enabling act to organize as such was passed



Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming Indians Wounded in Action

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Utah Sammy Arrats, Ute, Tarawa Richard Burson, Ute, Iwo Jima Alfred Parriette, Ute, Pacific Harvey Natchees, Ute, Belgium Henry Drye, Paiute, Italy Washington



Oregon, Utah, Washington Indian Honored War Dead

John H. Kittles, Lummi

The following Honored War Dead, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Oregon Raymond L. Enouf, Klamath, Pacific Roscoe Dick, Warm Springs, Philippines Gilbert Yahtin, Warm Springs, Belgium Wesley Morrisette, Walla Walla, Italy Utah Nelson Tonegates,



Snoqualmu Tribe

Snoqualmu Tribe, Snoqualmu  Indians. A Salish division which formerly occupied the upper branches of a river of the same name in Washington and which numbered 225 in 1857. The remnant of these Indians is now on Tuliap Reservation, with other broken tribes. Sdok´-al-bíhw – McCaw, Puyallup MS. vocab., B. A. E., 1885 (Puyallup name). Sdo-qual-bush



Biographical Sketch of Richard Frederick Chilcott

Among San Mateo County’s foremost citizens is R. F. Chilcott of Redwood City, secretary of the San Mateo County Abstract Company, who has been intensely active for the past twelve years in the affairs of the county and particularly those of Redwood City. After a thorough training in abstracting and record searching in other counties



McEwen, Melvin E. – Obituary

Melvin E., 62, 412 S. Pacific Ave., Kelso, died April 2 at home. He was born April 5, 1907 in Winchester, Wash. He had lived in this area for 42 years and worked as a bartender. He was a World War II veteran and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include one son,



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