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Biography of Joseph B. Hulse

Joseph B. Hulse, proprietor of the only photograph gallery in Hailey, is a native of Iowa, born in Glenwood, on the 3d of January 1859. The family, of German origin, was planted on American soil at an early period in the history of New England. The grandfather, Joseph Hulse, was a pioneer settler of the state of Ohio, and his son, Henry A. Hulse, the father of our subject, was born near the old home of Abraham Lincoln, in the vicinity of Springfield, Illinois. Having arrived at years of maturity, he married Caroline Maloon and removed to Iowa, whence he afterward went to Pike’s Peak. In 1863 he removed with his family to Denver, Colorado, and in 1866 went to Saline county, Nebraska, settling on a farm’ on a tributary of the Blue river, where he remained until 1880. In that year he became a resident of Oregon, taking up his abode near LaGrande, Union county, where he remained until called to the home beyond, in 1893, at the age of fifty-seven years. His widow still resides there and is now fifty-six years of age. They were the parents of eight children, five of whom are living. In the public schools Joseph B. Hulse acquired his literary education, pursuing his studies through the fall and winter months, while in the summer season he assisted in the labors of the home farm. In early life he began to learn the art of photography, and in 1889 established a gallery in Alturas, California, where he remained three years, after which he spent nearly a year at Lake View, Oregon. He then...

Maxwell, Nancy Ann Hand Mrs. – Obituary

Nancy Maxwell Dies, Christmas Spent 52 years on Muddy Creek Farm Muddy Creek–(special)–Mrs. Nancy Ann Maxwell passed away Christmas morning at her home here. Mrs. Maxwell was born in 1867 in Effingham County, Illinois. She moved first to Reno, Nevada and then to Fort Bidwell, Calif., before coming to Oregon by wagon train in 1880. Mrs. Maxwell was married to J.O. Maxwell January 20, 1886, fifty two years ago they moved to the ranch where she passed away. J. O. Maxwell died May 9, 1917. Mrs. Maxwell was a member of the Baptist church and of the Rebekah lodge of Haines. To this union were born ten children; Wallace, John, Omer and Glen of Haines; William of McMinnville; four daughters, Mrs. C. K. Fisher; Mrs. Myrtle Jackson, and Mrs. Raymond Ward of Haines and Mrs. C.W. Bishop of Los Angeles. One son, Dewey Maxwell, died November 2, 1936. Two sisters, Mrs. A. K. Graham of Baker and Mrs. J. W. O’Bryant of Portland, a brother J. L. Hand of North Powder, 26 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held in Haines Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Baptist church with Rev. Ralph H. Gorsline officiating. Two vocal solos, “My Redeemer Lives” and “Rock of Ages” were sung by Mrs. W. L. Lovelady. Interment was in the Haines cemetery. Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, Dec.30, 1937, page 1 Contributed by: Belva...

Modoc County, California 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. Cemeteries hosted at Modoc County CAGenWeb Project  Alturas Cemetery  Alturas Indian Cemetery Fort Bidwell Cemetery  Adin Cemetery  Lake City Cemetery  Cemeteries hosted atModoc County CAGenWeb Archives Alturas Cemetery Adin Cemetery Lake City Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Modoc County California USGenWeb Archives Pioneer Cemetery, Alturas Pioneer Cemetery, Adin Willow Ranch Cemetery Cemeteries Photos hosted at Modoc County California Transcription Tombstone Project Alturas Cemetery Alturas Indian Cemetery Alturas Pioneer Cemetery Lookout Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Modoc County California Find A Grave Adin Cemetery Adin Community Cemetery Alturas Cemetery Alturas Indian Cemetery Bonner Family Cemetery Canby Cemetery Cedarville Cemetery Davis Cemetery Davis Creek Cemetery Eagleville Cemetery Fort Bidwell Cemetery Gillems Camp Cemetery Indian Cemetery Jess Valley Lake City Cemetery Likely Cemetery Lookout Cemetery (Lookout) Modoc Community Pioneer Cemetery SX Ranch Willow Ranch Cemetery Volunteers to take cemetery photos Cemetery Photo Volunteers  ...

Martin, Marian Lee Mrs. – Obituary

Bridgeport, Oregon Marian Lee Martin, 63, of Bridgeport, died July 1, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Services after spending her last couple of months in Boise seeking treatment for cancer at St. Luke’s Hospital and the Mountain States Tumor Institute. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Burnt River Community Church in Unity. Pastor Matthew Schnetz will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the church. At the request of her family, disposition was by cremation at Gray’s West Pioneer Crematory. Marian was born Dec. 21, 1939, in California. She worked as a teacher’s assistant in Alturas, Calif., for seven years. In 1982, Marian met Gary Martin in Bieber, Calif. Upon Gary’s retirement from his job with the state of California in 1989, he sold his ranch there and bought a new one at Bridgeport. Marian and Gary were married at the house on the ranch that same year. Marian loved the open fireplace in the house and at her request the wedding ceremony took place in front of it. Marian dearly loved the quail, wild turkey and especially the deer that frequented her yard, and she fed them regularly. She had a favorite doe that returned year after year with twins to nurture them in the safety of the Martin residence. One winter the snow was so deep that the wild turkeys couldn’t lift their feet out of the snow after landing in the yard, and Marian got quite a kick out of watching them tumble about the yard. Marian was a hard worker and could often be found working on the ranch. She...

Woods, George “Bud” – Obituary

George “Bud” Woods, 67, a former Baker City resident, died Feb. 8, 2006, at Oregon Health & Science University at Portland from complications of leukemia treatment. His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. March 18 at the Portola Station Baptist Church in Portola, Calif. Private interment will be at Likely Cemetery in Likely, Calif. Bud was born on Feb. 9, 1938, at Likely, Calif., to George and Lita Zollig Woods. His parents were originating partners in the Gibson Stage Line to Reno, Nev., and Veteran Service officers. Bud attended school at Woodland, Calif., from 1943 to 1953. The family then moved to Lodi, Calif., where he graduated from Lodi High School in 1956. Bud spent his summers from 1952 to 1956 working on his Uncle Elmer Williams’ ranch at Termo in Lassen County, Calif. After high school, he joined the U.S. Army in February 1957. He served at Fort Carson, Colo., Fort Gordon, Ga., and Fort Lewis, Wash. While serving at Fort Lewis, he was a member of the Fort Lewis Pistol Marksmanship Team. On a return trip from Southern California, he met his future wife, Anne M. Otter of Roseville, Calif. They were married at Roseville on May 1, 1960. While living at Sacramento, Bud went to work for PG&E. In 1961 he went to work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a trapper for Quincy and Mariposa, Calif. He returned to Quincy in 1963 to become a deputy for the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. He founded the Plumas County Search and Rescue Jeep Posse and continued as a reserve deputy for the sheriff’s office....

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