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Mrs. Bryant Dead.

Well known Citizen of This County Indigestion Victim

At 1:15 this morning Mrs. J. A. Childers Bryant, aged 68 years and 12 days, died at 1514 Jefferson of acute indigestion.

The deceased was born in Wayne County, Iowa, April 26, 1848 and was married to J .A. Childers, January 6th, 1878. Mr. Childers died in 1893.

The funeral will be held from the Christian Church Thursday at 2 o’clock preceded by a short service at the home at 1: o’clock.

She was the last of a family of 10, her parents are both dead. Her children who survive her are Grace and Joanna, the former of this city and the latter of Portland, Oregon.

Mrs. Bryant was a pioneer Oregonian. She came to the Willamette valley in 1863, coming west with an ox team train. After living there for a time the family moved to the Grande Ronde valley and Mrs. Bryant made her home in this county continuously since that date.

Amanda has been the mother of seven children, four being dead and the others as follows: Joannie a. Childers, married to Don Mclachlen, living in La Grande; Minnie E.., married to Jesse w. Spencer, living on a farm eight miles east of La Grande; Gracie P. Childers, living with her mother

La Grande Evening Observer, Tuesday, May 9, 1916, Page 8.

Submitted by Dixie Ricker

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