Death Takes Widow of Pioneer Minister
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(By Halfway Correspondent)
Milton, Feb. 4. – Mrs. Ella George, widow of Rev. David George, who died 15 years ago, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.D. Walters, here Monday night. Mrs. George was well known in the valley, having lived here the greater part of her life. She was born in Iowa in 1858 and crossed the plains when but a very small child coming with her parents first to California. In that state in 1875, she married the Rev. Mr. George, who was a circuit rider for the Methodist Episcopal church, South.
They served a number of circuits among them being Moscow, Ida., Pomeroy, Wa., Heppner and several others in the Walla Walla valley.
They settled in Milton in 1888. She is survived by five children. Funeral services were held in the Methodist Episcopal church, South, here Thursday. – Oregon Daily Journal.
Mrs. George was well known in Halfway and many friend regret her passing. Her daughter, Mrs. Ernest McQueen, lived here for several years and the Rev. and Mrs. George often visited her.
North Powder News
Friday, February 12, 1932