Old Resident Of Rock Creek Buried At Haines
Eleazer W. Crain, died at the home of his grand niece, Mrs. Armand W. Perkins in the Rock Creek district Friday night of last week.
Death is attributed to old age. Mr. Crain was born in Wisconsin and from that state he moved to Kansas and later crossed the plains by wagon to the Oregon country.
He was a veteran of the Civil war, having been enlisted with an Iowa Infantry division.
Surviving relatives are Mrs. Sarah Jane Crosby of Vera Cruz, Calif., a sister; Mrs. Cora Fisher and Mrs. Grace Perkins, of Haines, nieces; and Elmer and W.F. Angell of Portland, nephews.
A short funeral service was held at M.E. church in Haines Sunday afternoon, conducted by Miss Blokland, the pastor and members of the American Legion acted as pall bearers and had charge of the services at the cemetery.
Oregon Trail Weekly
North Powder News
Saturday, June 2, 1928