In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. James Thorp passed away Friday morning, July 2, 1937, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.M. Myers in Enterprise. She suffered a paralytic stroke some time before and nearly recovered from this. Her last illness was of only three weeks duration. The family took the body to Weiser, Idaho,
In La Grande, October 29, 1905. Mrs. Levina Thorp, aged 61 years. Death was due to pneumonia. Deceased had been a resident of Alicel for fourteen years and leaves a host of friends to mourn her loss. She leaves three sons, also a brother, S.L. Brooks, and numerous other relatives. The remains were interred in
TURNER, Lois Todd4, (James3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 10, 1729, died 1813, married Aug. 2, 1748, James, son of Joseph and Sarah (Hotchkiss) Turner, who was born May 13, 1727. Children: I. Lois, b. Oct. 12, 1749, m.(???)Ives. II. Bethuel, b. Dec. 27, 1751. III. Mary, b. April 7, 1754, m. Mar. 19, 1770, Hezekiah,
LEONARD L. THORP. – This pioneer of the Yakima country is a native of Oregon, having been born in Polk county in 1845. He came to Klikitat county, at the present site of Goldendale, as early as 1858, and to the Yakima in 1861, engaging in stock-raising in the Moxee and Selah valleys until 1870,
FIELDEN M. THORP. – Mr. Thorp is spoken of as rough in his exterior, but as having a warm heart, a man who has taken great interest in improving the Indians among whom he has lived, and as of such strict honesty that his word is taken everywhere to be as good as hi bond.