Mrs. J.L. (Taylor) Savage Dies At Haines
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Mrs. J.L. Savage, a pioneer of 1852 died Sunday at her home four and a half miles west of Haines. She was born September, 1849, in Illinois, and came to Oregon with her parents, crossing the plains with an ox team.
Her parents settled near Harrisburg in the Willamette valley, the fall of 1852, and she was a resident of Baker county for 52 years. She witnessed the development of Baker valley from a wild sage brush country to a community of prosperous farms.
The deceased is survived by her husband, eight children; Mrs. Ollie Gardner, of this city; Mrs. Nora Lang, Toppenish, Wash; Mrs. Lulu Cavin, Hornbrook, Calif; C.D. Savage, Happy Camp, Calif.; G.L. Savage, Haines; E.E. Savage, Baker; J.R. Savage, Milton; I.N. Savage, Pendleton, and 8 grand children, and 15 great grandchildren. A brother and two sisters reside at Haines, Thomas Taylor, Susan Hearing and Jonah Burnsides.
The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at the family home, and interment was in the Haines cemetery.
North Powder News
Saturday, May 9, 1925