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George W. King Succumbs Here
George W. king, resident of this city for the past 30 years, passed away at his home at 66 Pine Street this morning at about five o’clock. Mr. King was stricken with a heart attack Tuesday morning.
Mr. King was born February 22, 1869, in the East, and was aged 75 years, and 20 days at the time of his death.
Mr. King spent many years in Lake County, coming to this city shortly after 1900. For a time he managed the Ashland Hotel, was later employed at the city power house, and more recently cared for a small ranch on Nutley Street.
He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. King, five stepsons, Frank E. Russell, Ashland, Leslie Russell, Portland, Henry Russell, Reno, Nevada, James A. Cook and Bert Cook, of Ashland and Mrs. Alta Hackett of Montana.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Stock Chapel. Internment to be in Mountain View cemetery.
Source: Must be from an Ashland, Oregon Newspaper
Transcribed by: Gary Jaensch
Note: George W. King was married to Nancy Josephine Hammack Cook after Mr. Thomas Cook’s death in Wallowa County, Oregon. They had two sons James A. Cook and Bert Cook, daughter Alta Cook Hackett.
After Thomas’s death she met George W. King probably in Wallowa or Union Counties, Oregon.
Nancy Josephine Hammack-Cook-King is buried in the Mountain View cemetery in Ashland, Oregon