Biographical Sketch of Henry P. Tietsort

The subject of this article is one of the venerable and capable men of the vicinity of Nyssa, being also a veritable pioneer of the pioneers, of the west having labored with great energy in many portions of the same, and has endured the privations, hardships and suffering incident to this kind of life. Henry



Biography of Frank Crosson

Frank Crosson is now engaged in general merchandising in De Lamar and is one of the most successful and enterprising businessmen here. His life stands in evidence of the fact that ambition, enterprise and diligence can cope with an adverse fate and ultimately reach the goal of prosperity. He came to Owyhee County on foot,



Savely, Norma Lee – Obituary

Union, Oregon Norma Lee Savely, 66, of Union and formerly of Susanville and Red Bluff, Calif., died May 26 at her home after an extended battle with colon cancer. A graveside service will take place June 17 in Los Molinos, Calif. There will be a picnic in the Los Molinos park immediately following. A memorial



Savely, Marty Ray – Obituary

Union, Oregon Marty Ray Savely, 66, of Union died Sept. 20. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1508 Fourth St. Burial will be in Los Molinas, Calif. Mr. Savely was born Nov. 25, 1939, to Raymond Edward and Ella Rose Savely. He lived in Red Bluff, Calif., and



Biography of Thomas Jefferson Wood

Thomas Jefferson Wood is one of the earliest pioneers of Riverside and has been identified with Riverside city and colony since, and even before, the first soil was turned, or the first nail was driven in the building improvements. In 1870 Mr. Wood was living near San Bernardino, engaged in farming, and also at his



Biography of Theron H. Palmer

Theron H. Palmer, architect and builder, and a worthy representative of the business men of Southern California, was born February 14, 1849, in Joliet, Illinois, to which place his parents emigrated from New York State several years previous. In his early childhood they removed to the young city of Chicago, where young Palmer attended school,



Biographical Sketch of George W. Harris

GEORGE W. HARRIS. – This successful business man of Morrow county was born at Pittsfield, Pike county, Illinois, February 18, 1858. During his minor years he followed the fortunes of his parents, who moved to Iowa in 1860, and four years later crossed the plains to California with ox-teams, locating at Red Bluff. In 1865



Biography of Orvis Milton Bloom

Orvis Milton Bloom, one of the well known oil producers living at Independence, Kansas, has been closely identified with the oil districts of the southwest for over twenty years. He was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, February 9, 1873, a son of A. W. and Rebecca (MacCracken) Bloom. His mother is now living at Independence.



Combes, Jaren Eli – Obituary

Services were held June 11 at Chapel of The Flowers in Red Bluff, Calif., and interment was at Paskenta, Calif. Jaren was born Feb. 17, 1971. He grew up in North Powder, and graduated from Powder Valley High School in 1989. He’s lived in LA since he graduated, and worked as a musician and bartender.



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