Captivity and Escape of Mary Inglis (Ingles) – Indian Captivities

Mary Draper Ingles Chimney Plaque

The captivity of Mary Draper Inglis (Ingles) is a third person account of her captivity and eventual escape. Mary was captured by Shawnee Indians along with her two sons, and sister-in-law from Draper’s Meadow in 1755. She eventually made her escape, along with another dutch woman, a few months later. This is her story.



Slave Narrative of Joanna Draper

Person Interviewed: Joanna Draper Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Hazelhurst Mississippi Age: 83 Most folks can’t remember many things happened to ‘em when they only eight years old, but one of my biggest tribulations come about dat time and I never will forget it! That was when I was took away from my own



Biography of Hon. William H. Draper, C. B.

William Henry Draper, late Chief Justice, who died at his residence in Yorkville, on the 3rd of November, 1877, was a native of Surrey, England, born March 11, 1801. In his youth he went to sea, and, as we learn from the Canada Law Reporter, showed the stuff he was made of, “when, alone at



Biography of Elverdo Draper

ELVERDO DRAPER. – To the leading and prominent citizen, whose name initiates this paragraph, we are pleased to accord a representation in this volume because he has manifested during the years in which he has been domiciled in Union county ability of a fine order, and because he has materially assisted in the progress of



Biographical Sketch of Charles Thomas Draper

Draper, Charles Thomas; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1855; son of Thomas George and Celestia Converse Draper; educated in Cleveland schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1881; Florence H. Rossiter; three children; began manufacture of tin cans in 18715; in 1901, business merged with the American Can Co., and in. 1911 organized the Draper Mfg. Co.,



Fisher, Columbus W. – Obituary

Fisher, Columbus W. Dies At WallowaColumbus Warren Fisher of Wallowa passed away suddenly last Friday, Feb. 1. Funeral services were held in the Elgin Christian church at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon with Orion lodge No. 73 K.P. in charge. Burial was in the Elgin cemetery. Mr. Fisher was born at Summerville, Ore., on Feb. 1,



Eckley, John C. – Obituary

In this city, Tuesday, May 8, 1906, John C. Eckley, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in Richland County, Ohio, and crossed the plains, coming to California in 1850. His wife died about five years ago. He has been a life long member of the Methodist Church, and to the time of his recent



Draper, Sarah Frances – Obituary

Frances Draper Dies At Hospital Sarah Frances Draper, for the past 64 years a resident of Wallowa County died February 16, 1957 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital, after a very short illness. Mrs. Draper was born April 7, 1874 in Missouri. She was the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Baldwin. In 1894 she was married



Draper, Judson – Obituary

Judson Draper Services Today Judson Wolvert Draper was born May 21, 1869, near Schuyler, Neb., and passed away suddenly at his home in Enterprise at 9 o’clock Monday morning, Dec. 20. Mr. Draper came to Oregon when he was 14 years old, and his home had been here ever since. In La Grande in 1894



Draper, Noah – Obituary

Noah Draper, 77, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Powers at Medical Springs Monday morning March 14. Mr. Draper was born near London, England May 1, 1850, and came to this country when a young man. He lived many years in and around Chicago and had a family of four children, but



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