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Boner, Laura Mahon Mrs. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Funeral Held Monday For Mrs. Laura Boner Memorial services were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the Booth-Bollman chapel for Mrs. Laura Boner who passed away at Wallowa Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for two days. She had been in frail health since fracturing her hip several months ago. Elder Leon Cornforth officiated at the service, Mrs. John Sinclair was organist, and Mrs. George Swanson was soloist, singing “In The Garden” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.” Vault entombment was in the Praire Creek Cemetery. She was born October 10, 1878 in LaCygne, Kansas, daughter of William T. and Rebecca Mahon, early pioneers of the county, coming here 67 years ago. She was married February 23, 1899 to Walter E. Boner at the home of her parents on Alder Slope. He passed away in 1934. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, July 19, 1956 page 1 Contributed by: Sue Wells Transcribed by: Belva...

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Mahon, William T. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon W.T. Mahon Dies at Joseph Home Another Wallowa county pioneer has passed to the great beyond in the person of William T. Mahon, who died at his home near Joseph Friday, November 13, 1936. William T. Mahon was born March 8, 1853, in Illinois and died aged 83 years, 8 months and 5 days. When a child he moved with his folks to La Cygne, Kansas, where in May of 1874 he was united in marriage to Sophia R. Conley. To this union, which lasted for 62 years, four children were born, all of whom survive him. They are Rollo L. Mahon of Lewiston, Idaho; Mrs. Laura Boner of Joseph, Paul M. Mahon of Centralia, Washington, and George D. Mahon of Joseph. Besides his aged wife and four children he leaves 5 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, three brothers and sisters in Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. Mahon came to Oregon in 1888 with their family and located on Alder Slope where they lived for more than 20 years. They then moved to Joseph where they have resided ever since. Mr. Mahon was a kind and loving husband and father, a loyal friend and a good citizen of the community in which he lived and had the friendship of all how knew him. Funeral...

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Biography of Joseph Henry Hoopingarner

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Joseph Henry Hoopingarner has for twenty-five years been identified with the Methodist Conference in Kansas, though he has not spent all of that time in the active ministry. He is a large property owner and is now pastor of the leading church at Baxter Springs. He comes of a very interesting family of pioneers in Southeastern Kansas. Rev. Mr. Hoopingarner himself was born in Crawford County, Kansas, April 3, 1871, only a few years after the real settlement of that region began. His ancestry goes back to Wuertemberg, Germany, where his great-grandfather Coonrad Hoopingarner was born. Coonrad and a brother came to America, and while the brother settled in Ohio, Coonrad located in Indians, near Terre Hante. John Hoopingarner, grandfather of Rev. Mr. Hoopingarner, was born in Indiana, spent his life as a farmer in that state, and died near Terre Haute. James Patterson Hoopingarner was the pioneer in Southeastern Kansas. He was born near Terre Haute, Indiana, August 31, 1826, was reared and married in Illinois, and for a number of years was a pilot on the Mississippi River being a contemporary in that occupation with Mark Twain. It was in 1856 that he came to Kansas locating on the “Neutral Strip” in what is now Crawford County. He was one of the pioneers who...

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