Hammack, James Wesley – Obituary
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Lostine, Wallowa County
A resident of Wallowa County for 13 years died Tuesday October 15, 1912 at his home near Lostine. Asthma, from which he had been a sufferer for many years was the cause of death. Mr. Hammack was born in Kentucky in 1838. He married Miss Sarah Miller in 1856 in Wayne County, Iowa. They came across the plains in 1865 and lived two years in the Willamette Valley. Thence they moved to Union County, where they made their home at Summerville until they came to Wallowa County.
The funeral was held at the home last week Wednesday and burial was in Summerville. Rev. W. J. Bohanan conducted the funeral.
Mrs. Hammack and ten children survive Mr. Hammack. Their children are John L. (Lindsay), James L. (Lafayette), D. M. (Daniel Marion), Bert, and F. W. Hammack (Floyd Waitman). and Mrs. T. R. Cook (Nancy Josephine), Mrs. G. B. Cook (Effie R.), Mrs. T. M. Gaston (Emma), Mrs. Berkley Caudle ( Carrie Viola) and Mrs. Floyd Leonard ( Hattie Alice).
Enterprise Record Chieftain
Oct. 24, 1912