Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.
Person Interviewed: Jane Sutton Location: Gulfport, Mississippi Place of Birth: Simpson County MS Age: 84 Jane Sutton, ex-slave, is 84 years old. She is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds. She is what the Negroes themselves call a “brown-skin.” “I was born in Simpson County, near old Westville, on a big farm
La Grande, Union County, Oregon A commemorative service will be held Friday in Seattle for N. Patrick Laird and Robert L. Charnell, two oceanographers missing at sea off the coast of Hawaii since Dec. 9. Mr. Laird is a graduate of La Grande High School, the son of W. C. and Reba Laird of La
La Grande, Union County, Oregon Warren C. “Jiggs” Laird, 77, La Grande, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 1991, at his home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel under the direction of La Grande Masonic Lodge No. 41. Mr. Laird was born on Dec. 22, 1913, in Fairfield,
Seth Henry Todd8, (Isaac7, Moses6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 23, 1833, in Wakeman, Ohio, died May 2, 1914, in Wakeman, O., married March 18, 1860, Martha Elizabeth, daughter of Cyrus and Mary Ann (Burrill) Strong, who was born Aug., 1836. He was a farmer and stock raiser all his life. He attended
William Edward “Bill” Laird, 66, of Baker City, died April 16, 2005, at his home after a long bout with brain cancer. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Bill was born on Nov. 15, 1938, at Ketchikan, Alaska, to Ruth and Edward Laird, who was an