Mrs. Ellen Yates Dead At Boise

Ellen V. Yates, resident of Baker for the passed four years, died at the home of her son, William Riggs, in Boise Tuesday morning. Mrs. Yates went to Boise to visit her son about six weeks ago.

Mrs. Yates was born in Illinois, October 17, 1840. She crossed the plains in 1854 and located in Washougal, Washington. She then moved to North Powder, where she resided for a number of years, then located in Weiser and four years ago took up her residence in Baker.

Besides her son in Boise, Mrs. Yates is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ben Hopper of Baker and a son, James Riggs of North Powder. Mr. Riggs left for Boise immediately upon receipt of the news.

Oregon Trail Weekly
North Powder News
Saturday, June 23, 1928