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Pioneer Who Died Saturday Brought to Baker as Baby in 1864

Funeral services for Oscar R. Hindman, pioneer Baker county resident, who died at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Eva Hindman, 1768 Valley avenue, shortly before noon Saturday, will be held in the West and company parlor Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Rev. A.B. Weaver of the Methodist Episcopal church will officiate.

Mr. Hindman, who was born in Iowa January 16, 1863 came to Baker valley with his parents when he was one year old. He lived in Baker county all of his life with the exception of a short time spent in Weiser, Idaho. Mr. Hindman operated ranches in Eagle valley for several years. In 1905 he purchased a ranch near Durkee and lived there until last year, when he moved to a farm near Salisbury. The deceased was a member of the Woodsmen of the World lodge.

Mr. Hindman was married in Weiser in 1902 to Mrs. Alice Stephens. The deceased is survived by his widow; one son Orval; a stepson Charles Stephens; a brother, Mark Hindman of Buckeye, Arizona; two sisters, Mrs. John Dorsett of Gladstone, Oregon and Mrs. Fannie Kurtz of Menlo Park, California; and five grandchildren.

Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 26, 1929 page 1
Contributed by: Sue Wells

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