Biography of Capt. Thomas Smith

CAPTAIN. THOMAS SMITH. – Captain Smith, the intrepid Indian fighter and pioneer, has seen the beginning of every Indian disturbance in Southern Oregon; and his narratives are therefore of peculiar interest. He was born September 14, 1809, in Campbell County, Kentucky. At the age of seventeen he removed with his recently widowed mother to Boone



Biography of George O. Sampson

George O. Sampson, of Silver City, was born in Siskiyou, California, on the nth of December 1853, and is of English lineage, the original American ancestors of the family having settled in Maine on their emigration from the Old World. Jonathan Sampson, the father of our subject, was born in the Pine Tree state and



Steinbeck, J. D. – Obituary

Formerly of La Grande 1915-2009 J.D. Steinbeck, 93, of Seneca and formerly of La Grande, died Jan. 31 at Country Spice Assisted Living Center in John Day. Graveside services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the Hermiston Cemetery. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. J.D. was born May 19, 1915, to



Wood, Timothy – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Timothy Wood, 57, of La Grande, died Oct. 10 at a local care center. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 12, 2009 ________________________________ Timothy J. Wood La Grande 1951-2009 Timothy Joel Wood, 57, of La Grande,



King, Josephine Nancy – Obituary

Ashland, Oregon Josephine Nancy King, 87, a resident of 303 Oak Street, died Monday evening at the Ashland General hospital following an illness of several weeks. Mrs. King was born Nov. 14, 1863 in Union County, Ore., and had been a resident of Ashland for 24 years. Her husband George W. King preceded her in



King, George W. King – Obituary

Ashland, Oregon George W. King Succumbs Here George W. king, resident of this city for the past 30 years, passed away at his home at 66 Pine Street this morning at about five o’clock. Mr. King was stricken with a heart attack Tuesday morning. Mr. King was born February 22, 1869, in the East, and



Cook, J.A. – Obituary

Ashland, Oregon J.A. Cook Dies This Afternoon J.A. “Allie” Cook, long-time Ashland resident and owner of The Reception Pool Hall, passed away at his High Street home shortly after noon today. His death came as a result of a prolonged illness. Funeral arrangements, which will be announced later, will be in charge of the Litwiller



Savage, Carl D. – Obituary

Funeral services for Carl Dean Savage, former Haines resident who died at his home in Yreka, California July 21, were held here Sunday. Burial was in the Haines Cemetery with West and company of Baker in charge. Mr. Savage was born in Lane county, Oregon, March 30, 1871. He came to Baker county with his



Kinnison, Beulah Adelia Starmer Mrs. – Obituary

Kinnison Rites Slated Thursday Mrs. Beulah Adelia Kinnison, 56, of 2035 East street, died Tuesday morning at St. Elizabeth hospital. She was born on May 6, 1901 to the Rev. A.J. and Minnie R. Starmer at Ashland. She moved from Ashland to Albany, coming to Baker from Albany 39 years ago. Two and a half



Schock, Berniece Parker Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Berniece Schock, 71, of Hermiston, died Nov. 10, 2004, at the Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston. Her graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Eternal Hills Cemetery in Klamath Falls. She was born on Oct. 11, 1933, at Baker City to Clifford and Cecelia Bowman Parker. She married Harold



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