Hamilton, Mary E, – Obituary

Both Passed Away Death of Two Aged Women, Well Known in Union County Mrs. Mary E. Hamilton, the mother of Sheriff Hamilton, died suddenly at her residence in Baker county on the morning of January 1. Two days following the death of Mrs. Hamilton, her sister Mrs. Nancy Warrenstaff, died at her home in La



Biographical Sketch of James Hamilton

James Hamilton, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Cook’s Mills; one of the early settlers; was born in Ohio, May 1, 1826: came to this State in 1852, and settled in Coles Co. in the same year. He was married Nov. 16, 1853, to Miss M. L. Hoskins, who was born in Illinois, July 12, 1831;



Hamilton, Forrest Lee, Sr. – Obituary

Forrest Lee Hamilton Sr., 62, of Baker City, died May 4, 2005, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise. His funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Keith Long will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at



Ponca Tribe

Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Indians. One of the five tribes of the so-called Dhegiha group of the Siouan family, forming with the Omaha, Osage, and Kansa, the upper Dhegiha or Omaha division. The Ponca and Omaha have the same language, differing only in some dialectic forms and approximating the Quapaw rather than the Kansa and Osage languages. The early history of



From West Point to Newburgh along the Hudson River

The steamer passes too near the west bank to give a view of the magnificent plateau with parade ground and Government buildings, but on rounding the point a picture of marvelous beauty breaks at once upon the vision. On the left the massive indented ridge of Old Cro’ Nest and Storm King, and on the



Biography of Hampton D. Hamilton

Hampton D. Hamilton was born in Bedford county, Tennessee, November 12, 1824. His parents were South Carolinians by birth, and were named, respectively, Thomas and Hollie Tucker Hamilton; the former died in Gentry county, Missouri, in 1850, and the latter died in the same county in 1854 His parents removed from Tennessee when our subject



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