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Biographical Sketch of Rev. Livingston L. Taylor

Rev. Livingston L. Taylor, who enjoys a well earned reputation as a forcible and eloquent preacher, and whose life is a consistent and unvarying example of the doctrines he preaches, is the son of William J. 1. Taylor, D. D., and Maria L. (Cowenhoven) Taylor. Rev. Livingston L. Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16, 1860. His education has been a varied and thorough one at the following named institutions : Newark Academy, Newark, New Jersey; Rutgers College, from which he was graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1881, and which conferred the degree of Master of Arts in 1884; Theological Seminary of the Reformed Church at New Brunswick, New Jersey, from which he was graduated in the class of 1884. He served as assistant in the Collegiate Reformed Church of New York City, 1884-87; pastor of the Reformed Church, Port Jervis, New York, 1887-91 ; pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1891-94; Plymouth Congregational Church, Cleveland, Ohio, 1894-1900; Puritan Congregational Church, Brooklyn, New York, 1901-07; since 1907, he has officiated as pastor of the First Congregational Church of Canandaigua. His political affiliations are with the Republicans. Mr. Taylor married in Newark, New Jersey, May 21, 1885, Mary, daughter of judge Caleb S. Titsworth. Children: Mary Livingston, Margaret, Frances and...

Porter, Timothy – Obituary

Timothy Porter, 30, of San Antonio, Texas, a former Baker City resident, died Aug. 7, 2003, at San Antonio. His memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Windcrest United Methodist Church in San Antonio. Tim was born at Colorado Springs, Colo., on Nov. 18, 1972. He moved to Baker City with his family when he was a year and half old. He attended grade school through junior high and part of high school in Baker City. He wrestled in junior high and high school before moving to San Antonio. He was a 1991 graduate of Roosevelt High School. He loved sports and hunting and fishing. He married Kerry Reid at San Antonio on Dec. 28, 1991. They had two children, Dylan, now age 11, and Taylor, age 9. Tim and Dylan were very active in sports. They loved going to ball games and Nascar races. Tim served on the Little League Board and was a member of Windcrest United Methodist Church. He was a dedicated and loving husband and father. He was always there for his family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Kerry; his son, Dylan; his daughter, Taylor; his mother, Margaret Porter; brothers, Randi, Billy and Robby and his wife, Cheryl; a sister-in-law, Carol; sisters, Nicki and her husband, John, Kandi and her husband, Ken, Tamara, Kricket and Shariah; an uncle and aunt, Jim and Terry Morlock; grandmother, Blanche Porter; many other aunts, uncles and cousins; nephews, Andrew and Jacob; nieces, Kelly, Ashley and Arynn Porter. He was preceded in death by a sister, Tammy; his father, Billy R.; two grandfathers; two grandmothers; and a...

Clapp, Katheryn Frances “Fritz” Shryack Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Katheryn Frances “Fritz” Clapp, 80, died Thursday, September 19, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Lura Kidner-Miesen of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Visitations will be Tuesday until 7 o’clock tonight at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Mrs. Clapp was born Nov. 30, 1921, to Walter and Orpha Kelley Shryack at Eagle, Colo. She had one brother, Jack Shryack. The family moved to Haines in 1937 from Melba, Idaho. She attended grade school and freshman year at Melba, graduating in Haines in 1940. She joined Weiss Brothers Furniture from 1942 to 1946. On April 2, 1946, she married Eldon Clapp at Pendleton. During a period in 1946, she worked at Ryder Brothers for Bob Bratt. In 1947, they moved to Rapid City, S.D., where she worked at Dureks Furniture from 1947 through 1949. She demonstrated with sales, window displays, color coordinator and drapery measurements traveling in western South Dakota and Wyoming. She moved with her husband, Eldon, to Paterson Air Force Base at Colorado Springs, Colo.; March AFB, Riverside, Calif.; Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, Alaska; McClellan AFB, Sacramento, Calif., and Paine AFB, Everett, Wash. In 1992, they moved to Baker City to help care for her mother, Orpha, until she died in 1996. During their married life they were know by close friends as Fritz and Ec. Survivors include her husband Eldon of Baker City; her brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Betty Shryack of Spokane, Wash.; a nephew, Jan Shryack, and special friend, Tina, of Spokane, Wash.; a niece, Barbara Smith,...

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