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Biography of J. R. Graves, M. D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Coming to Boynton in 1919, Dr. J. R. Graves has already proven his skill and ability as a physician and surgeon and his practice is assuming large proportions. A native of Arkansas, he was born in Logan county on the 29th of November, 1883, his parents being G. W. and Mary (Suter) Graves, who were also born in that state. The paternal grandfather, Jacob Graves, was a veteran of both the Civil and Mexican wars, having charge of Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, during the latter conflict. He was a charter member of Masonic Lodge, No. 9, at Clarksville, Arkansas, with which he was affiliated for seventy-eight years, and passed away August 8, 1918, at the advanced age of ninety-four years. His son, G. W. Graves, devoted his entire life to farming pursuits and was a resident of Logan county, Arkansas. His death occurred on the 20th of December, 1899, when he had reached the age of forty years, but the mother survives and is still living on the old homestead farm in Logan county. In the acquirement of an education Dr. Graves attended the grammar and high schools of Paris, Arkansas, and after completing his course followed the profession of teaching for eleven years, proving very successful as an educator. During this period he had devoted...

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Biography of John H. Plunkett, M. D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Thoroughly equipped by liberal collegiate training for the profession which he makes his life work and in which he has ever displayed the strictest fidelity to high principles, Dr. John H. Plunkett is numbered among the leading physicians and surgeons of Porum, where for the past eight years he has been engaged in practice. A native of Arkansas, he was born in Logan County, April 12, 1874, his parents being Jasper and Mary (Bennett) Plunkett, the former also a native of that state, while the latter was born in Tennessee. The father engaged in the cultivation of a farm in Logan County and devoted his entire life to agricultural pursuits in that locality. He was a veteran of the Civil war, becoming a member of the Arkansas infantry and serving for two years as a member of the Confederate army. He passed away on the 17th of August, 1886, at the age of forty-three, but the mother survives and is now a resident of Porum, Oklahoma. In the acquirement of an education John H. Plunkett attended the public schools of Logan and Johnson counties, Arkansas, after-ward spending a year as a student in Cumberland College at Clarksville, Arkansas, while subsequently he pursued a two years’ course in the Peabody Normal College at Nashville, Tennessee. He then...

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Jordan, Roy Pennington – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Union County, Oregon Roy (Big Smoke) Jordan, of 1808 Third St., died Saturday, March 1, at his home. Mr. Jordan was a retired Union Pacific Railroad engineer. He was 66. Mr. Jordan, was born April 9, 1913 at Scranton, Ark., the son of George and Rachel (Keimmamer) Jordan. On June 2, 1933, he was married to Catherine Kaup at Stillwater, Okla., They moved to La Grande in 1939. Mr. Jordan was a member of La Grande Elks Lodge #433; La Grande Eagles Aerie #259; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; and a life member of Union Pacific Oldtimers Club. Survivors include his wife of La Grande; sons, Bobby C., Spokane, Wash.; Brad S. Gresham; daughters, Mrs. Gene (Patricia) Peterson, of La Grande; Mrs. Bob (Caroline) Schie, Portland; brother, George C., Nampa, Idaho; sisters, Maude Adams, Ardmore, Okla.; Lula Hankins, Ponca City, Okla.; six grandsons; four granddaughters; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Services are scheduled Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Henry Beegan of Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church and the La Grande Elks Lodge #433 officiating. Vault interment will follow at Calvary cemetery. The Observer, La Grande, OR Monday, March 3, 1980 Page...

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Biography of Thomas D. Nichols, M. D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Among the leading physicians of Riverside, mention should be made of the subject of this sketch. Dr. Nichols was born in Marshall County, Mississippi, in 1840. His parents were Asa and Priscilla O. (Duty) Nichols, both descendants of Southern California. His father was a planter by occupation, and gave his son the advantages of a good education. In 1859, Dr. Nichols entered upon a college course in the Florence Wesleyan University. The secession movement and the establishment of the Southern Confederacy, aroused his patriotism, and his love for the South and her institutions induced him to abandon his studies, and in the winter of 1860-’61, he entered the military service of his State, and upon the commencement of the civil war promptly enlisted in the Confederate Army; from that time until the surrender of Johnston’s army at Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1865, Dr. Nichols never faltered in his loyalty to his Southern home and country. Upon his entry in the army, he was assigned to duty with the medical department as field hospital steward, and participated in the memorable campaigns and battles of the Southern armies under Generals A. S. Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard and Joseph E. Johnston. During his five years of service he applied himself to the study of medicine, and at the same time...

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Davis, Opal “Dee” – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Baker County, Oregon Obituaries Opal “Dee” Davis, 71, of Boardman, died Jan. 25, 2003, at his home. Private cremation with a Celebration of Life graveside service will be held later this year in Canyon City, with time and date to be announced later. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. Dee was born March 27, 1931, at Waldron, Ark., the third child of Reacel and Monta May Starr Davis. He was raised in Booneville, Ark., then moved to Oregon in 1948. There he married Norma Jean Wood on Aug. 9, 1949, in John Day. They had four children, Linda Davis Pifher, Della Davis Edison, Rick Davis, and Roger Davis. He worked as a cat skinner, mechanic, heavy equipment operator and road builder. Dee loved to hunt, fish and be with his family, and always had a story or joke to share. He was always ready to go fishing rain or shine, he hunted up until last year when his health declined. He will be greatly missed by those who dearly loved him. Dee is survived by his daughters, Linda Davis-Pifher of Boardman, and Della Edison and her husband, Jim, of Baker City; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Dalene Davis of Baker City; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Arnold, Elmer and Dean; one sister,...

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Logan County, Arkansas Census

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Logan County, Arkansas was formed from Franklin, Johnson, Scott and Yell counties in 1875. Logan County was originally called Sarber County from 1871-1875, however, there were no census taken during the time it spent under the name Sarber. 1880 Logan County, Arkansas Census Free 1880 Census Form for your Research Free 1880 Census Transcription Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1880 Logan County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1880 Census Ed 095 pg 01 pg 02 pg 03 pg 04 pg 05 pg 06 pg 07 Ed 098 pg 01 pg 02 pg 03 pg 04 pg 05 pg 06 pg 07 pg 08 pg 09 pg 10 pg 11 pg 12 Hosted at Census Guide 1880 U.S. Census Guide 1890 Logan County, Arkansas Census Free 1890 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1890 Veterans Schedule $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Hosted at Census Guide 1890 U.S. Census Guide 1900 Logan County, Arkansas Census Free 1900 Census Form for your Research Free 1900 Census Images and Index Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1900 Logan County, Census (images and index) $ Hosted at Census Guide 1900 U.S. Census Guide 1910 Logan County, Arkansas Census Free 1910 Census Form for your Research Hosted at...

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Logan County, Arkansas Cemetery Records

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at Logan County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives Antioch Cemetery Antioch Cemetery 2 Antioch Update Barnhill Cemetery Barnhill Corrections Barnhill Additions Baxley Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Blair Cemetery Bluff View Cemetery Boron-Robertson Cemetery Burnett Cemetery Butler Cemetery Callahan Cemetery Canada Family Cemetery Carolan Cemetery Catlett Cemetery Caulksville Cemetery Cauthron Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery Center Point Cemetery Chastain/Myers Cemetery Chism Family Cemetery Clark Cemetery Cook Cemetery Core Cemetery Corley Family Cemetery Davis Cemetery Doss Cemetery Elizabeth Hall Cemetery Elkins-Anderson Cemetery Ellington Cemetery Ellington Family Cemetery Ellsworth Cemetery Evans Cemetery Ferguson Cemetery Garrison Cemetery Glendale Baptist Church Cemetery Golden City/ Wolverton Cemetery Graves Cemetery Grey Rock Cemetery Guthrie Cemetery Hamby Cemetery Harvell Cemetery Harwell Family Cemetery Hickerson Family Cemetery Hickory Grove Cemetery Hixon Cemetery Hooper Farm Cemetery Hopewell Cemetery Horn/Horne Cemetery Howard Cemetery Infant Cemetery Ivan Stone Cemetery James B Wright Cemetery Jenkins-Swillings Cemetery Johnson Cemetery #1 Johnson #1 Corrections Johnson Cemetery #2 Keith-McInturf Cemetery Landmark Cemetery Liberty Cemetery Lick Creek Cemetery Little Vine Cemetery Logan Family Cemetery Manus Family Cemetery May Cemetery McKendree Cemetery McReynolds Cemetery McVay Cemetery Moffett/McElroy Cemetery Moore Cemetery Mt Carmel Cemetery Mt Pisgah Cemetery Mt Salem Cemetery...

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Mobley, Floyd William – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Baker City, Oregon Floyd William Mobley, 99, of Baker City, died June 12, 2003, in his home at Meadowbrook Place. His graveside funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery, with Pastor Jon Privett of the First Church of the Nazarene in Baker City officiating. A potluck picnic at Geiser Pollman Park will follow the ceremonies. Floyd was born April 21, 1904, in Booneville, Ark., and lived there until the age of 3 when his parents, Pearlie and Lemuel Henry Mobley, brought the family by train to Hood River. They homesteaded in Benge, Wash., and later near Huntington. Floyd had a hard time getting an education because when his parents needed help on the homestead he had to stay home from school. He did manage to get a sixth-grade education, and he had a photographic memory and easily remembered almost anything he read. The Bible was one of his favorite books to read, and he could quote entire chapters. Floyd went to Colusa, Calif., in 1929, where he met Dorothy Totman Wilson, whom he married April 15, 1931. They had six children together. They moved back to Huntington in 1934. Floyd was a logger and fell trees all over Oregon, and some in Washington. The family lived in many places in both Eastern...

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