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Biography of Lucius Cozzens Rice

Lucius Cozzens Rice, state treasurer of Idaho and one of the leading business men of the commonwealth, is a native of Riceville, Fulton county, New York, where he was born June 30, 1867. being the only son now living that was born to the marriage of Harvey P. and Sarah C. Rice. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The Rice family is one of the oldest in Central New York; and in the old dwelling, which is still standing, and in which Mr. Rice was born, five generations have lived. This residence was built prior to the war for American independence, by Colonel Oliver Rice, who was a soldier under Washington. Mr. Rice prepared for college at the Clinton Seminary, at Clinton, New York, and subsequently entered Union College at Schenectady, same state, where he took the classical course, was president of his class and a member of the college society, Alpha Delta Phi. Completing his college course, Mr. Rice came west and first located at...

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Biography of Hon. Philetus Averitt

In the Weekly Capital, published in Boise, June 17, 1899, appeared the following sketch of him whose name introduces this article. “Hon. Philetus Averitt was born in Mayfield, Kentucky, thirty-one years ago. He was educated at Bethel College and Cumberland University, and practiced law in his native town for one year. Six years ago he came to St. Anthony, Idaho, and commenced the practice of his profession. In a few years he has built up a first-class practice, and is recognized as an able and painstaking member of the legal profession. In 1896 Mr. Averitt gave his splendid abilities to the organization of the Democratic party of Fremont County, and was made chairman of the county committee. By his careful and able management of the county campaign every man on the Democratic ticket was elected. “In 1898 Mr. Averitt was elected a member of the house of representatives from Fremont County, and early in the session was made the leader of the Democratic and silver-Republican majority in that body. This leadership was maintained by Mr. Averitt throughout the session, in face of strong opposition from brilliant and aspiring young men. He managed the campaign of L. C. Rice for state treasurer, nominating him in the state convention in a remarkably able speech. The magnificent results for Democracy in Fremont County at the last election are largely due to the...

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Collier, Rulen Frank – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Rulen Frank Collier, 86, of Union, died March 24, 2005, at his home. His funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Union. Don Baxter will conduct the service. Interment will be at the Union Cemetery. Visitations will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Valley in La Grande and on Wednesday at noon at the church prior to the service. All are invited to bring a dish and attend a potluck after the service at The Hut in Union. Rulen Frank Collier was born Dec. 2, 1918, at St. Anthony, Idaho, to Frank and Ethel Thompson Collier. Rulen attended schools at Harper and later graduated with the class of 1937 at Star, Idaho. After high school, Rulen went to work for the Morrison Knutson Co. overseas during World War II. Rulen was captured and was a prisoner of war for 44 months. Upon his release, he was recognized as a veteran of foreign war with the U.S. Navy. He spent a short time in Guam before returning to the United States In 1949 Rulen married Ruth Fisher. The couple raised two children. Ruth preceded him in death. On Jan. 1, 1976, Rulen was married to Dennis “Denny” Allred at Union. Rulen spent most of his life as an owner...

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McGranahan, Anna Friel – Obituary

Mrs. T. McGranahan, a resident of Ellensburg for 26 years, died here on Wednesday [March 2, 1927] of pneumonia, which developed following a relapse suffered by the deceased after a short illness with influenza. Coming here in 1901 from St. Anthony, Idaho, Mrs. McGranahan has been numbered among the pioneers of the valley. Besides her husband, and her son, C. C. McGranahan, assistant cashier of the Farmers Bank, she is survived by three brothers and two sisters in the East. Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock. Friday from the family home, 109 W. Ninth Street, with the Rev. Hansen Bergen, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, of which Mrs. McGranahan has for years been a member, officiating. [IOOF Cemetery] Contributed by: Shelli...

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Kiilsgaard, Marco – Obituary

Marco Kiilsgaard, 84, died April 12, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Care Center after a long illness. Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop David Richards will preside and Dick Hindman will conduct the service. Marco was born on Oct. 13, 1920, at Rockland, Idaho, to Chris and Martha Hunsaker Kiilsgaard. She was their second child. She attended elementary school at Inkom, Idaho, but the family moved north to Bonners Ferry, Idaho, when Marco was in junior high school. After high school, she attended Lewiston Normal School at Lewiston, Idaho. She began teaching at Bonners Ferry, Idaho. She later received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho at Moscow. She taught at Marysville, Wash., and Kodiak and Fairbanks, Alaska, before going to work for the Department of Defense teaching dependents of U.S. Air Force personnel. She taught in Germany, Morocco, the Philippines, Japan and Korea and spent most of her time on Okinawa. For a time she worked for the American Red Cross in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. At that time she returned to college and received a master’s degree in occupational therapy. Soon after that she returned to teaching on Okinawa. She retired from teaching and moved to Las Vegas, Nev., in 1985. After an illness, she moved to Baker City in...

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Fremont County, Idaho Census Records

1870 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1870 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1870 Fremont County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1870 U.S. Census Guide 1880 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1880 Fremont County, Census (images and index) 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide 1890 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1900 Fremont County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1910 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1910 Fremont County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1910 U.S. Census Guide 1920 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1920 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – 14 Days Free 1920 Fremont County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1920 U.S. Census Guide 1930 Fremont County, Idaho Census Free 1930 Census Form...

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Fremont County, Idaho Cemetery Records

Idaho Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Idaho county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Fremont County Idaho Cemetery Records Hosted at Fremont County Idaho USGenWeb Ashton Cemetery Ora Cemetery, Ora (Ashton) Riverview Cemetery, St. Anthony Fremont County Idaho Cemetery Records Hosted at Fremont County USGenWeb Idaho Archives Farnum Cemetery Island Park Cemetery Pineview Cemetery Marysville Addition Ashton Addition 1950 Addition 1990 Addition Targhee Cemetery AKA Henry’s Lake Cemetery Veteran Burials from American Legion Post #89 Parker Veterans Memorial Fremont County Idaho Cemetery Records Hosted at Interment.net Farnum Cemetery Island Park Cemetery Ora Cemetery Riverview Cemetery Targhee Cemetery Wilford Cemetery...

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Hunt, W. Donald “Don” – Obituary

W. Donald “Don” Hunt, 78, of Orem, Utah, a retired longtime Baker City teacher, died Oct. 24, 2002, at Orem. His funeral was at noon today at the Orem Park 4th Ward Chapel. Interment was in the Veterans Memorial Park at Bluffdale, Utah. Don was born on Sept. 12, 1924, at Ora (Ashton), Idaho, to Purcell Byron and Stella Cora Hill Hunt. He graduated from Carey High School. He received two master’s degrees from the University of Idaho at Moscow where he met Billie Evelyn Gooing. They were married on June 27, 1948, and later sealed in the Idaho Falls Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple. Don was a faithful member of the LDS Church. At the time of his death he was serving as the High Priest group leader of the Orem Park 4th Ward. His family described him as a kind and thoughtful man who will be deeply missed by family and friends. Don served in the Naval Air Corps during World War II and saw action in the Pacific Theater. His Martin Mariner PBM bomber squadron received the Distinguished Flying Cross; Air, Campaign and Victory medals; and the Aircrew Insignia. He excelled in academics and sports and was a standout baseball pitcher for the University of Idaho. During that time he attended a tryout with the New York Yankees and signed a contract with...

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