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Church, D.L. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Services Today For D.L Church D.L. Church, 72, passed away at his home in Enterprise Monday. David Lafayette Church was born in Pinkeyville, Ill., on July 26, 1875. He spent his early childhood along the Mississippi near the scenes of the Mark Twain stories. He moved to Texas at an early age, living there for several years. As a young man he moved to Ravenden, Ark., and was married there at the age of 25 to Alta May Marks. He came to Joseph in 1908 and moved in 1934 to Enterprise, where he lived until the time of his death. He was a carpenter by trade, but spent several years at farming. Surviving are his widow, Alta Church, Enterprise; and children Edwin Church of Enterprise, Mrs. Maude Gibbs of Joseph, and Mrs. Viola Ashton, Enterprise, and seven grandchildren. Deceased children are Archie L. Church who passed away in infancy in 1903 and Garnet L. Church, who died in 1931. Funeral services will be held at the Booth chapel today (Thursday) at 2 p.m. Internment will be in the Enterprise cemetery. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, March 4, 1948, Front Page Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Gary...

Biographical Sketch of Charles Taylor Burns

Charles Taylor Burns, member of the Muskogee bar, devoting his practice to civil law cases, was born in Smithville, Arkansas, August 20,1871, and is a son of John Henry and Elizabeth Frances (Thornburgh) Burns. The father devoted his life to merchandising and thus provided for the support of his family. Charles T. Burns, having completed a public school education, afterward pursued a business course in the Central Business College at Sedalia, Missouri, and later entered upon preparation for his professional career as a law student in the University of Arkansas. On the completion of the course he was admitted to the bar, in 1899. He then located for practice in Black Rock, Arkansas, where he remained until 1912, when he came to Muskogee and here has followed his profession. Mr. Burns was married on the 21st of October, 1903, to Miss Jennie McCreery of Kansas City, Missouri, and they have won for themselves an enviable position in social circles since coming to Muskogee. Fraternally Mr. Burns is a Mason and also belongs to the Knights of Pythias and the Modern Woodmen of America. Along strictly professional lines he is identified with the Muskogee and Oklahoma State Bar...

Holt, Othor “Shorty” – Obituary

The funeral for Othor “Shorty” Holt, who was employed as a timber worker most of his life, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Beaty-Langrell Chapel of the Valleys. The Rev. James Shaver will officiate and private interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Holt, of 485 Third St. died Saturday, Nov 18, 1978, at his home. He was 65. He was born June 22, 1913, in Imboden, Arkansas, to Christopher R. and Lillie May Dodson Holt. The youngest of nine children, he was raised on a farm in that state and was educated in Halvern. He moved to Oregon in 1938 and worked in the timber industry until he retired after being disabled in a logging-related incident seven years ago. He married Jennie Pyper in Weiser, Idaho, on March 12, 1951. Mr. Holt enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include a daughter, Margie Wilson of Baker; three sons James Deveral and Loren Holt of Lebanon and Kenneth Holt of Stayton; a brother Orville Holt of Baker; a sister Dora Fisher of Halvern, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. One of the Baker City, Oregon paper’s, November, 1978 Contributed by: Belva...

Western District Cemeteries, Lawrence County, Arkansas

These cemetery extractions have been taken directly from the book, corrections, alterations and notations on the pages were left as I found them. Mr. Jean states “I have been as careful as I could be in getting the name of each person correct and will not be responsible for any errors.” Compiled By J. W. Jean, Imboden, Arkansas in 1959 Bethel Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Bratcher Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Deeter Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Dent Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Dry Creek Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Friendship Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Garrett Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Hillhouse Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Holobaugh Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Hope Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Hope Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Jerusalem Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Kelly Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Lancaster Community Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Lebanon Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas New Hope Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Oak Forest Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Opposition Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Parks Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Penn Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Powhatan Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Price Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Sharp Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Smithville Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Townsend Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas Ward Cemetery at Saffell, Lawrence County, Arkansas Ward Cemetery At Strawberry, Lawrence County, Arkansas Ward Cemetery, Lawrence County, Arkansas...

Lawrence County, Arkansas Census

Lawrence County, Arkansas was formed from New Madrid County, Missouri in 1817. 1830 Lawrence County, Arkansas Census Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1830 Census Index 1830 Lawrence County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Lawrence County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial Free 1840 Census Index 1840 Lawrence County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Lawrence County, Arkansas Census Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Free 1850 Census Images (partially indexed) Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1850 Lawrence County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1850 Census Index Surnames: A-D Surnames: E-J Surnames: K-Q Surnames: R-V Surnames: W-Z Free 1850 Census Transcription pg 0190a-0198a pg 0198b-0206b pg 0207a-0215a pg 0215b-0223b pg 0224a-0232a pg 0232b-0240b pg 0241a-0248a Hosted at Census Guide 1850 U.S. Census Guide 1860 Lawrence County, Arkansas Census Free 1860 Census Form for your Research Free 1860 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1860 Lawrence County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1860 Census Index Surnames: A-C Surnames: D-H Surnames: I-M Surnames: N-S Surnames: T-Z Free 1860 Census Transcription Big Creek Black River Cache Duty Jackson Lebanon Marion Morgan North Piney Fork Part 1 Piney Fork Part 2 Reeds Creek Rich Woods Scott Spring River Strawberry Part 1 Strawberry Part 2 Union Washington Hosted at Census Guide 1860 U.S. Census...

Lawrence County, Arkansas Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at AccessGenealogy Bethel Cemetery Bratcher Cemetery Deeter Cemetery Dent Cemetery Dry Creek Cemetery Friendship Cemetery Garrett Cemetery Hillhouse Cemetery Holobaugh Cemetery Hope Cemetery Hope Cemetery Jerusalem Cemetery Kelly Cemetery Lancaster Community Cemetery Lebanon Cemetery New Hope Cemetery Oak Forest Cemetery Opposition Cemetery Parks Cemetery Penn Cemetery Pleasant Grove Cemetery Powhatan Cemetery Price Cemetery Sharp Cemetery Smithville Cemetery Townsend Cemetery Ward Cemetery at Saffell Ward Cemetery At Strawberry Ward Cemetery Hosted at Nancy’s Lawrence County Corner Aldridge Cemetery List — Walnut Ridge Andrews Cemetery List — Sharp County Arnold Family Cemetery List — South East of Walnut Ridge Ashby Family Cemetery List — Saffell Austin Cemetery List — Walnut Ridge Baker Cemetery List — Portia Baker Cemetery List — Wirth (Sharp County) Bratcher Cemetery List — Smithville Broom Cemetery List — Strangers Home Brown Cemetery List — Walnut Ridge Calvin Cemetery List — Alicia Campbell Cemetery List — Saffell Clark Cemetery List — Alicia Clover Bend Cemetery List — Clover Bend Coffman Cemetery List — Portia Coffman Family Cemetery List — Smithville Cross Cemetery List — Strangers Home Crossroads Cemetery List — Portia Crownhill Cemetery List Davenport Cemetery List — Alicia Dawson Cemetery List — Aetna (Sharp County) Deeter Cemetery List — Lynn Dent Cemetery List — Annieville Denton Cemetery List — Smithville Dry Creek Cemetery List — Lynn Durfee Family Cemetery List — Saffell (Independence County) Ellis Cemetery List Fairview Cemetery List — Imboden Fender Cemetery List — Walnut Ridge...

Harkness, Pearl E. Smith Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Pearl E. Harkness, 92, a longtime Baker City resident, died June 14, 2002, at the Evergreen Vista Health Center in La Grande. Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor George Rau of Elkhorn Ministries will officiate. Visitations were Monday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Pearl was born on Jan. 22, 1910, at Blackrock, Ark., to John and Oma Guntharp Smith. She attended school at Blackrock. In 1925, she married Eugene H. Harkness at Powhatton, Ark. While living in Arkansas, Pearl gave birth to five children. The couple moved their family to Northeastern Oregon in 1939, and in 1945 they moved to Molalla. While living at Molalla, Pearl worked at a cannery for a while, then at a flax plant at Woodburn. The family moved to Baker City in 1965, where she worked as a certified nurses aide until her retirement. Pearl enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, crocheting and reading various types of books, including her Bible. She was a member of the Baker City Assembly of God Church. Survivors include two daughters, Billie Dix, and her husband, Bud, of Cottage Grove and Ruth Watson and her husband, Robert, of La Grande; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Harkness; two daughters, Freda Harkness and Emma Roy; and a son, Thurlow Harkness. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baker City Senior Center through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June...
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