Biography of David Greiner

DAVID GREINER. – Although the subject of this sketch has not been a resident of this county so long as some, still he is one of the doughty and intrepid pioneers of the adjacent state, having pressed into the unbroken regions of the west in early times, and he has ever wrought for the advancement



Biography of Hon. Charles T. Stiles

HON. CHARLES T. STILES. – One who has enjoyed the advantages of education, and has been the recipient of wealth left him by fond and indulgent parents, is surely worthy of the encomiums due to success thereby attained. but how much more so is the one who, without this pedestal of fame and fortune, attains



Biography of Thomas H. Crawford

THOMAS H. CRAWFORD. – While Union county enjoys especial favor in possesing a large, well informed, and enterprising class of citizens who fill the walks of the industrial and professional callings she is to be congratulated in having such substantial, broad minded and capable devotees of the legal profession. Prominent in this number, and deserving



Biography of Robert C. Mays

ROBERT C. MAYS. – The well-known and capable business man, whose name appears at the head of this article, is one of the most widely known men of Union, and Wallowa counties, and is at the present time handling a large business as warehouseman at Elgin, where he is numbered among the leading residents of



Jaensch, Joseph William – Obituary

Joseph William Jaensch was born on September 11, 1917 in Eatonville, Columbia County, Washington. He was born to Charles Franklin Jaensch Sr. and Josephine (Reichmuth) Jaensch. When he was a youngster the Jaensch family moved to Enterprise (Alder Slope) where he grew up and attended school until WWII when he joined the Army Air Force



Harmon, Millie E. Stimmell Mrs. – Obituary

Millie E. Harmon, 81, a resident of Wallowa county since 1917, died at Wallowa County Nursing Home on Saturday, May 16, 1983. The daughter of Daniel and Hattie Kirby Stimmell, she was born in Huntsville, Washington, on December 15, 1901. On June 8, 1917, she was married to Asa Harmon in Enterprise. He preceded her



Columbia County, Washington Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted At Columbia County, Washington Tombstone Transcription Project) Bundy Hollow (Mt. Pleasant View) Cemetery Covello (Evergreen) Cemetery Highland Cemetery Huntsville (Bicklehaupt Hill) Cemetery Marengo Cemetery Pioneer Memorial



Biography of A. C. Campbell

A.C. CAMPBELL. – The respect Mr. Campbell commands in his community as a man of honesty and integrity, and as one who has acquired a very enviable competency by hard knocks and straightforward dealings, reminds one of Longfellow’s famous blacksmith; but, although Mr. Campbell has for years upon years listened to the “measured beat and



Biography of Henry Martyn Chase

HENRY MARTYN CHASE. – This gentleman was born March 28, 1831, in Philadelphia, from whence he moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts, in 1844. He is a descendant of Aquila Chase, one of the early settlers of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and also directly descended from the famous Hannah Dustin, who killed her Indian captors in the Indian war



Biography of Jay A. Kellogg

JAY A. KELLOGG. – This gentleman is a native of Illinois, where he was born in Boone county, February 21, 1851. He is a son of Eli D. Kellogg. His mother’s maiden name was Margaret J. Passage. When he was eight years old, the family crossed the plains to California and settled at Weaverville in



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