Location: Flora Oregon

Wallowa County Oregon Burial Index – Surnames A – Z

Surname A ABLE: Flora ACTON: Flora, Prairie Creek ADAMS: Prairie Creek ADEY: Enterprise ADRIAN: Enterprise AGER: Flora AKERS: Wallowa AKIN: Alder Slope AKINS: Enterprise ALESON: Enterprise ALEXANDER: Paradise ALFORD: Bramlet, Enterprise ALLARD: Prairie Creek, Wallowa ALLEN: Bramlet, Enterprise, Lost Prairie, Lostine ALTO: Enterprise ALUMBAUGH: Wallowa ALVERTIE: Enterprise AMEY: Enterprise, Prairie Creek AMONINO: Enterprise ANDERSON: Bramlet, Enterprise, Prairie Creek, Wallowa ANDRAESON: Wallowa ANDREWS: Enterprise ANSON: Lostine APPLEGATE: Flora, Paradise, Prairie Creek ARAM: Enterprise ARMON: Bramlet ARNOLD: Enterprise, Imnaha ASCHENBRENNER: Enterprise ASERNATH: Enterprise ASHER: Enterprise, Lostine ASSMAN: Lostine ASTWOOD: Enterprise AUDET: Enterprise AULT: Enterprise AUSLER: Enterprise, Flora AUTHIER: Lost Prairie AUTRLY: Bartlett AVERILL: Enterprise AVERY: Enterprise, Lostine Surname B BACON: Enterprise, Lost Prairie BAGGETT: Wallowa BAILEY: Enterprise BAILIE: Enterprise BAIRD: Enterprise, Wallowa BAKER, Enterprise, Flora, Prairie Creek, Wallowa BAKKE: Wallowa BALDWIN: Bramlet BALENTIN: Prairie Creek BALES: Enterprise, Prairie Creek, Wallowa BALLANTYNE: Prairie Creek BALLARD: Enterprise, Wallowa BALLAS: Enterprise BALTER: Prairie Creek BANKHEAD: Bramlet, Wallowa BANNISTER: Enterprise BARBER: Enterprise BARE: Imnaha BAREMORE: Wallowa BARKLOW: Wallowa BARNARD: Hurricane Creek, Prairie Creek BARNES: Enterprise, Paradise BARNETT: Enterprise, Wallowa BARNHILL: Enterprise BARTER: Enterprise BARTH: Enterprise BARTLES: Enterprise BARTON: Bramlet, Enterprise, Hurricane Creek, Lostine, Prairie Creek, Promise, Wallowa BASENETT: Enterprise BASFORD: Enterprise BASH: Enterprise BASIM: Enterprise BASSETT: Wallowa BATER: Enterprise BATES: Prairie Creek BATLY: Prairie Creek BAUER: Enterprise BAXLEY: Enterprise BAXTER: Enterprise, Prairie Creek, Wallowa BAY: Alder Slope, Enterprise BAZINE: Wallowa BEACH: Enterprise, Paradise BEALS: Prairie...

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Combined 1900-1910 Census for Flora, Oregon

The following combined census extraction of Flora, Oregon covers the census years of 1900 and 1910. It was extracted from the manuscript “Carving the North End Wilderness: Flora” and was transcribed for AccessGenealogy by Janine M. Bork. The legend for the census is as follows: F=Flora; LP=Lost Prairie; MC=Mud Creek; P=Paradise; P F= District boundary changes Abel, Frank 1866-sheepherder-Ann F. 1877: Layton-1900, Pearl E. 1904, Rolf 1906, Chester 1908 : 1900-F Abel, John 1846-Ida 1847 : 1910-F Acheson, Hubert 1870-Annie 1872: Percy 1893, Byron 1897, Herbert 1900 : 1900-P Agar, Jane 1860: Horace Powell 1890, Lizzie 1896, Eddie 1899, Margaret 1902 : 1910-MC Akins, Carlton 1840-Martha 1864: James 1874 : 1900-P 1910-P Akins, Chancey 1812, father of Carlton : 1900-P Akins, Clarence 1867: Mary 1882, Mattie 1889 : 1900-P Akins, Frank 1874-Emeline 1874: Ola 1892, Daniel 1896 : 1900-P Akin, James 1870: Lex 1905, Leona 1905, Carlass 1906 : 1910-P Akin, Oscar 1866 mail contractor-Essie 1886: Orval 1903, Roda 1905, Mark 1908 : 1900-P Akin, William 1843-Sarah 1845 parents of Clarence : 1900-P Akin, William 1871-Temperance 1880: Ina 1897, Herman 1899 : 1900-P Alexander, Frank 1869-Luella 1876: Elva 1894, Wardie 1896, Rachel 1898 : 1900-P Alexander, Isaac 1877 : 1900-P Alexander, Sarah 1836 mother Mrs. Willis Straley : 1900-P 1910-P Alexander, George 1857 : 1900-P Allen, Charles 1874-Amanda 1878: Ernest 1896, James 1900, Velma 1908 : 1910-LP Anderson, Cholea...

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Botts, Neva May – Obituary

Mrs. Neva May Botts 66, was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s Hospital after suffering a heart attack outside the Lewiston Eagles Hall at 1304 Main St. She had just emerged from the lodge hall with Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bull when she slumped to the sidewalk. She was rushed to the hospital, where a doctor and Wilfred J Duclos, Nez Prece County coroner pronounced her dead at 1:37 A.M. The doctor said she had suffered a coronary occlusion and was dead when she hit the sidewalk. The Bulls with whom she had attended the club said she had danced frequently during the evening. She was born Neva May Garrett Jan 24, 1897 at Flora Ore and had lived most of here life there. On June 22, 1917 she Married Bernard Botts at Enterprise. Botts a farmer retired in 1950 and the couple moved to Lewiston. He died Nov 6, 1955. Since then she lived quietly in her home. She is survived by three sons Delmar, Etna Calif. Brady of Enterprise, and Bradford , Ashland, Ore. a brother Richard Garrett, Medfornd Oregon and a sister Velma Osborne , LaGrande. Contributed by: Julie (Jennings)...

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Botts, Eliza A. Mrs. – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs Eliza A. Botts pioneer resident of the county and of the Flora District, died Thursday Nov 24 1938 at the home of her daughter Mrs. Eva Fleet, where she had made her home for 15 years. Her funeral was held at the Flora Methodist church Saturday afternoon and burial was in Flora cemetery. The pallbearers were six grandsons; Dwain Fleet, Twain Conley, Ivan, Bradford, Gerald and Orville Botts. Eliza A Powell was born in Calhooun county , Georgia. July 19, 1853, and passed away at the age of 85 years four months and five days. She was married to Bernard Botts in Missouri Oct 30 1875. He passed away Oct 16, 1915. In 1884 they drove a mule team across the plains. They came into the then wilderness of the Wallowa county being one of the pioneers of the north end. Eight children survive, thirteen having been born to the union. The survivors are Earl, Bernard, Fred, George, And Mrs. Eva Fleet all of Flora; Otho Botts of Seattle, Wash, Mrs. Ida McCallister of Longview Wash; Mrs. Jessie Shumate of Olympia , Wash. While Susie Conley, Maggie Locke, Anna Wright, Lulu and Clarence Botts died some years ago. Also 26 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren survive. Grandma had been ill for the last year or so. She was a member of the Christian church...

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Botts, Blanche Mrs. – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Blanche Botts of Flora passed away June 20 at Pendleton. Edna Blanche, daughter of Andrew and Francis Forbes was born October 3, 1899 at Flora, and passed away June 20 after many years of illness. On February 14, 1919 she was united in marriage to Earl Botts, and they continued to make their home at Flora. She is survived by her faithful husband, and two sons, Orville A., who is in the army, stationed at Orlando, Florida, Airbase, and Melvin F. at home, and by her father Andy Forbes of Flora. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Esther Lampkins of Wallowa, Oregon, Mrs Beulah Berner and Mrs. Myrtle Wulff both of Flora. Her mother preceded her in death 6 years ago. She was on a cheerful disposition and bore the many long years of suffering bravely, and her huband did everything possible for her comfort and happiness. The funeral services were conducted at Flora by Rev. Ruth Green and burial was in the Flora cemetery. Contributed by: Julie (Jennings)...

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Botts, Bernard L. – Obituary

Bernard L. Botts a retired farmer and a native of Wallowa County passed away at his home in Lewiston, Orchards Sunday Nov. 6, 1955 at 2:10 p.m. a victim of heart ailment. Son of Bernard B. and Eliza Botts, he was born January 17, 1890 in Flora where he lived until moving to Lewiston in 1951. On June 22, 1917 he was married in Enterprise to Miss Neva Garrett who survives him.Besides his wife he is survived by three sons Bradford, Ashland Oregon, Brady, Enterprise and Delmer, Callahan Calif. ; four brothers Otho, Seattle and Fred and George, Flora; Three sisters , Mrs. Eva Fleet, La Grande, Mrs Ida Hill, Longview Wash, and Mrs. Jessie Shumate, Olympia Wash; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services were held yesterday at 2 p.m. from the Brower-Wann Funeral chapel. Contributed by: Julie (Jennings)...

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Bork, William – Obituary

Milton-Freewater- William Bork, 99 of Route 3 died November 23, 1988 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Walla Walla. The funeral will be 11 a.m., Monday, at Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home. 902 S. Main st., Milton-Freewater Cemetery, Cemetery Road. Memorial contributions may be made to the Quiet Hour. Bork was born September 17, 1889 in Westside, Iowa to Rudlph and Bertha Treptow Bork. The seventh of nine children, he moved west with his family in 1891 and settled on a homestead north of Flora, Ore. He attended school through the seventh grade in Flora. When he was 21, he homesteaded near Flora and continued farming until his retirement. Upon returning from serving in the U.S. Army during World War 1, he married Agnes Lindley in Enterprise on May 14, 1919, a union that lasted 69 years. In 1939, they moved to their home on Stateline. Bork was a member of the Stateline Seventh-day Adventist Church. Survivors include his wife, at home: a son, Herbert Bork of Pendleton: a daughter, Wanda Esposito of Highland, Calif; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A son, Leonard Bork, died in 1959. Walla Walla Union Bulletin- November...

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Bork, R. A. – Obituary

R. A. Bork Dies Aged Nearly 93 North End Resident Born In Germany and Came To County In 1891. Rudolph A. Bork, one of the oldest residents of the county, died Friday, Nov. 18, 1938, at the home of his son, William, near Flora, where he had made his home a few years. He would have been 93 years old next march. He was in good health until his last illness, and attended a family picnic at Wallowa lake early in October. Before that he had visited around with his children and grandchildren and always had found some chores he could do at each home, usually splitting wood. Funeral services were held Monday at the Methodist church, Flora, conducted by Rev. Charles F. Cole. Several numbers were sung by a quartet composed of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ralls, Mrs. Charley Poole and Grant Johnson, accompanied by Macie Lu Poole. The pallbearers were Charley and Delbert McCall, Lynn Johnson, Ralph Jewell, Wayne Nedrow and Randall Ralls. Burial was in Flora cemetery. Mr. Bork was born in Germany March 27, 1846, and was married Jan. 26, 1872. he and his wife came to the United States in 1884 and in 1891 drove into Wallowa county and homesteaded and spent the remainder of their lives here. Mrs. Bork, who was born April 3, 1852, died at Flora Nov. 13, 1934. Surviving are...

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Bork, Rena – Obituary

Lostine resident, Rena Bork, died Oct 4, 1987 at her home. She was 95. Rena was born at Anatone, Wash., on Sept. 24, 1892, the daughter of David Jacob and Mary Melvina Cross Miller. She lived most of her girlhood on the Grande Ronde River, just a short distance from the Oasis. Her parents farmed a ranch on Buford Ridge. She went to the Star school and worked for the Bakers who operated the store at Flora. On Oct. 17, 1909 Rena married Rudolph Bork at Flora. He had a homestead on Day Ridge. They later purchased a ranch two miles north of Flora where they lived until 1939. They moved to Alder Slope and in 1943 moved to the Lostine area, where they spent the remainder of their lives. Rudolph and Rena joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1962. Rena liked to raise a garden and worked hard until 93 years old, when she had to quit her favorite hobby. She made the remark, “When I can’t dig in the dirt, and raise a garden, you just as well bury me.” She raised house plants, African violets and geraniums and made quilts. She is survived by two sons, Marvin of Nine Mile Falls, Wash., and Roy of rural Lostine; two grandsons, one step granddaughter, five great grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson,...

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Bork, Raymon – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Falling Tree Kills Raymon Bork While Cutting Wood On Day Ridge Funeral services for Ramon L. Bork, who was killed Monday morning, November 21, 1949 about 10:30 by a falling tree, will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel, with the American Legion in charge of the services. Burial will be in the Enterprise cemetery. Ramon was cutting wood logs and while falling a tree the top broke off, striking him and killing him instantly. Ramon Louis Bork was born near Flora February 15, 1924 to Mr. and Mrs. Ira H. Bork and had lived his entire life on Day Ridge, with the exception of the time he spent in the service during World War II. He entered the service February 16, 1943, and served as a medical aidman in the 310th Infantry Division until his discharge on October 19, 1945, serving in the campaigns in Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was awarded the Bronze Star medal, the Purple Heart, good conduct medal, and European African Middle Eastern Campaign medal with four bronze service stars. Surviving to mourn his untimely passing are his father and mother, three brothers, Everett and Neal of Day Ridge, and Ivan of Baker, and four sisters, Alma Gribling, of Joseph, and Ila, Erma and Rita of day Ridge, and also several aunts and uncles,...

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Bork, Leonard – Obituary

Leonard Bork, 39, of 3571 East L St. died this morning in a local hospital after a week’s illness. Born in Flora, OR, Mr. Bork came to Tacoma 12 years ago. He was an operating engineer for the Lige Dickson Co. and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 612 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He served with the Army Engineer Corps in World War II. Mr. Bork is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; three sons, David, Terry and Dennis of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bork of Walla Walla; a sister, Mrs. Wanda Esposito of Loma Linda, Calif; and a brother, Herbert Bork of Spokane. Buckley-King Funeral Home will announce services. Tacoma News Tribune – September 8, 1959 Services for Leonard Bork will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Buckley-King Chapel, with the Rev. Frank E. Brown officiating. Burial will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Walla Walla where graveside services will be held Friday. Honorary pallbearers will be William Simpson, Fran Kinton, Marshall Mallet, Max Foster, William Glover and Kenneth Sclimer. Tacoma News Tribune – September 9,...

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Bork, Ivan Richard – Obituary

Ivan Richard Bork, 84, a resident of The Dalles, since 1966, died at a local care center on Saturday, July 21, 2001. He was born May 30, 1917, in Flora, Oregon, the oldest of eight children to Ira H. and Lora (Moys) Bork He was the grandson of early Wallowa County pioneers, Rudolph and Bertha Bork, who came from Germany in 1885 and settled in Wallowa County as United States citizens in 1891. Ivan was married to Leola Surber on June 23, 1940, in Enterprise, by the same Justice of Peace, A.B. Conway, that had married their parents, Ira and Lora Bork and Richard and Edith Surber in June 1916. He was a logger in Eastern Oregon until moving in April 1949 to Baker City, where he worked as a faller and catskinner. In 1959, the family moved to Portland with Ivan logging in Estacada. In June 1962, he went to work at the Tygh Valley Lumber Company, working as a loader operator until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of the Solid Rock Community Church of God and being a faithful Christian man, his life’s priority and dedication was to his church work. Ivan’s favorite pastime was his ham radio, chatting with new friends and helping truckers with driving directions and weather reports. He also participated yearly in the Diabetes Bike-A-Thon. He is survived by his...

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Bork, Bertha Treptow – Obituary

Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. R. A. Bork passed away at her home north of Flora, Tuesday Evening at 4:50, Nov. 13, 1934. After an illness of 4 days. Bertha Treptow was born in Rinefield Germany, April 3, 1852. She was united in marriage to Rudolph Bork, January 26, 1872. They resided in Germany 13 years, then crossed the Atlantic and moved to Westside, Iowa, where they made their home 7 years before coming to Oregon in 1891. Nine children were born to this union, eight of which are living. Frank Bork having passed away six years ago. Mrs. Bork is survived by the following children: Fred Bork, Mrs. Eda Conrad, Mrs. Lesia Evans, Rudolph Bork, Mrs. Lillie Evans, William Bork, Ira Bork and Mrs. Bertha Evans. There are 30 grand-children and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bork united with the Lutheran Church at the age of 14 years and remained a faithful Christian until the end. Card of Thanks We wish to thank our friends and neighbors for their help and kindness during the loss of our beloved wife and mother and also for the beautiful flowers-R. A. Bork and family Chieftain, Enterprise, OR – November 15, 1934 Mrs. R. A. Bork Passes Mrs. R.A. Bork died at her home, three miles north of Flora from heart attack, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1934. Just last Wednesday a week ago she walked...

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Bork, Agnes R. – Obituary

Agnes R. Bork, 92, formerly of Milton-Freewater died September 1, 1992 in Highland, California. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, at Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home. Pastor Dick Jewett of the Stateline Seventh-Day Adventist Church will officiate. Concluding services and burial will follow at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so today from 1 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. The oldest of three children, Mrs. Bork was born August 19, 1900, in Flora, Ore., to Frank and Ella Davis Lindley. The family moved to Wallula early in her life, and later returned to acquire more land through home steading and continue to farm. She went to school in one-room schools in several areas, including Star and Sunny Glade in Wallowa County. She attended high school in Flora. On May 19, 1919, she married William Bork in Enterprise, Ore. They made their home on a ranch about 30 miles from Enterpise for several years, where they also raised three children. In 1939, the couple moved to the Stateline area, where Mrs. Bork lived until the death of her husband in 1988. She then lived with her daughter in California and her son in Pendleton. She was baptized into the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in 1938. She and her husband helped establish the Stateline Seventh-Day Adventist Church, which was built on land donated from...

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Garrett, John B. – Obituary

John B. Garrett, and early settler in the Flora district, passed away in Thursday, June 20 1935 at his home. Funeral services were held Sunday Morning in the Methodist church at Flora and burial was in the Flora cemetery. John Brockman Garrett was born March 23, 1857 in Buncom County, North Carolina. He came west in the summer of 1884 and lived in Dayton Wash. where he was united in marriage to Edith Abel in the summer of 1-11-89. To this union were born seven children. They moved from Dayton to Flora in 1895, where he took a homestead west of Flora. Mrs. Garrett passed away May 13, 1909. Mr. Garrett leaves to mourn his loss, Edwin L. Garrett of Flora Edgar Garrett, Lostine, Lila Botts and Neva Botts of Flora, Richard Garrett of Medford, Velma Osborne of Seneca and Raymond Garrett of Flora, 24 grandchildren and six great grandchildren; also five brothers and two sisters. He was a kind and loving husband and father and a man of mild and quiet habits. He was a member of the Christian church in Flora. He was a friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed in the community. Contributed by Julie...

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