Biography of George W. Hill

George W. Hill. As the nation grows older more and more honor is paid the men who offered their lives as sacrifice to the preservation of the Union in the dark days of the ’60s. One of these veterans still living in Champaign County is George W. Hill, whose life since the war has been



Biography of James Henry Powell

James Henry Powell. Chautauqua County had never had a more popular official than James H. Powell, who is now concluding his second term as sheriff. He had been a farmer, public official and prominent citizen of this section of Kansas for a quarter of a century. A noteworthy fact is that when he was re-elected



Biography of Robert Scott Mahan, M. D.

Robert Scott Mahan, M. D. While a high medical authority had declared that man’s organs, under natural strain only, ought to last 300 years, the fact is patent that only in rare cases do they function one-third of that time, and that threescore and ten, according to the Psalmist, covers the life history of the



Lindley, J. E. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon J.E. (Ex) Lindley, following a stroke of paralysis about two weeks ago, died at his room in Baker Wednesday night at 11:50. He was fifty-six years old on the day of his death and had been a resident of the North Powder community for about 35 years, coming here from



Lee, Tabitha Mrs.- Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Tabitha Lee Passes This Life Mrs. Tabitha Lee, aged 76, died at her home in North Powder, Thursday morning at about six o’clock. Mrs. Lee was found in her bed in an unconscious condition at about that time, by Miss Ruth Agustus. She died without a struggle. Heart failure



Simonis, Matts Mrs. – Obituary

Coming as a shock to the entire community was the death of Mrs. Matts Simonis, who passed away very suddenly last Friday about noon. Mrs. Simonis had prepared dinner when she was taken suddenly ill, and died about an hour and a half later. Medical aid was sought but she passed away before the physician



Lee, Miles – Obituary

Miles Lee Funeral Largely Attended Miles Lee one of the most prominent sheep growers of this section, died last Friday afternoon, May 29, at St. Elizabeth hospital in Baker, where he had been removed two days previous from his home in that city and an operation was performed in the hope of saving his life.



Biographical Sketch of Nelson S. Freeman, M. D.

Nelson S. Freeman, M. D., practicing physician in Farmington; P. O. Campbell; was born in Orange Co., Ind., Feb. 17, 1833, and lived with his parents until 19 years of age. He was married to Mary F. Carman Sept. 29, 1851; she was born in Tioga Co., Penn., April 2,1832; they have had six children



Biography of James Henry Reed

James Henry Reed, superintendent of the city schools of Grenola, is an educator of wide and diversified experience, and had taught in various localities of several different states. He was born in Orleans, Indiana, January 15, 1858. His Reed ancestors came from England to Virginia in colonial days, and they were also connected with the



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