Location: North Powder Oregon

Bidwell, Mary A. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Died-At North Powder, Oregon, Tuesday, August 30, 1921, Mary A. Bidwell, age 82 years and 5 months. The funeral took place from the M. E. Church, Union, Oregon, Thursday, September 1, at 2 p.m. Mary Ann Gilbert was born March 31, 1839, at Spencer, New York. When but a small child she moved with her parents to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, where she lived till she reached womanhood. On September 5, 1859, she was united in marriage to Charles C. Bidwell who passed away November 25, 1915. To this union were born five children, four of whom survive her. They are Chester, of Island City; Frank A., Homer C., and Mrs. Emma Clark, of North Powder, Oregon. The family moved to Missouri and after several years residence there they came to Union, Oregon, where she lived continuously until in June, when, with her daughter, moved to North Powder to be near the sons living there. In early life she united with the Methodist church, of which she was a faithful member until her death. She was a member of Preston W. R. C. No. 22. She was a kind and devoted mother, a good friend and neighbor and to know her was to live her. She had been ill for over six years and was a great sufferer, and death came as a relief....

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Belfield, Charles M. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Charles M. Belfield, aged 70, died suddenly at his home in North Powder at about 4 o’clock Sunday morning. Mr. Belfield has been in poor health for the past several months, following an attack of pneumonia. He was up and about the house after midnight Sunday morning, and was found dead by his bedside about 7 o’clock. For the past fourteen or fifteen years, Mr. Belfield has been a resident of North Powder and North Powder vicinity. Mr. Benfield (sic) was born in VanBuren County, Iowa, May 28, 1857. He is survived by his wife, Ella L. and three sons, Geo. W. of Colorado; W.C. of North Carolina and Ernest M. of Portland, who were at the funeral; four daughters Mrs. Laura A. Marr, Mrs. Nellie M. Brogan and Mrs. Edna Hoges of Kansas and Mrs. Rose Fugat of Pleasant Valley, this county; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral services and burial were held from the late home Tuesday afternoon. North Powder News Saturday, June 25,...

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Cassidy, Lulu Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Died at her home at North Powder, Sunday morning, Nov. 10th., Mrs. Lulu Cassidy, aged 36 years, the cause of death being Spanish Influenza. The burial and funeral services took place at the North Powder cemetery, Monday afternoon. Deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Youncs and was born and grew to womanhood here. She was a member of the Baptist Church, an active member and worker of the Ladies Aid and the W.C.T.U., and one of the foremost in Red Cross work, which she took up with great enthusiasm, and in these activities she will be greatly missed. She leaves parents, husband Lee Cassidy and daughter Hazel. Mr. Cassidy was called home from Pendleton by her illness, where he had been in the hospital for a month. North Powder News Friday December 6,...

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Carnes, Effie May Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Passed Away Last Saturday Morning The community was saddened last Saturday morning to learn of the death of Mrs. Homer M. Carnes, a prominent young matron of this vicinity. Mrs. Carnes had been ill only a short time, many of her friends not being aware of her serious condition. Mrs. Effie May Carnes was born in Whitten, Hardin County, Iowa, February 9, 1895. She came to North Powder, March 3, 1907, where she has since lived. She was baptized into the M.E. Church, at this place, by Rev. Harry Young, in February, 1914. She was an earnest church worker and her interest and work in the Sunday school will long be remembered. She was married to Homer M. Carnes, June 16, 1915, and they lived in Corvalis, Oregon, for nine months, where Mr. Carnes was in the employ of the state and government investigational work in forage. Upon his resignation they moved upon a farm on Wolfe creek, near North Powder, where they have since lived. Twelve days before her death she was taken to St. Elizabeth hospital, where she passed away, at the age of 24 years, 4 months and 12 days. She leaves a husband and two children, Zelpha Lucile age 3 years, 3 months, and Orris Albin, 1 year, 11 months to mourn her loss and who will miss a loving...

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Carnes, George M. Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Well Known Matron Passes On Wednesday Mrs. George M. Carnes, Dies at Baker Hospital; Leaves Husband, Children and Many Relatives A report reached here early Wednesday that Mrs. George M. Carnes of North Powder died at 7:30 that morning at the Protestant hospital in Baker, following a three weeks confinement there for an illness from which she had suffered for many months. Mrs. Carnes maiden name was Addie Agnes Turner and she was born in Dermott, Ark., Sept. 1, 1873. She was married to George M. Carnes August 14, 1897, and the couple moved to North Powder the next year. Mr. Carnes operates a farm near this city. The deceased was a member of the Methodist church. Besides her widower, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Deidle Williams of Portland and Mrs. Iris Mae Coles of Prineville, whose husband, La Salle Coles, is a former Haines boy; four sons, Clarke, Hallie, Merrill and Kenneth Carnes of North Powder; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Bowman of Baker and Mrs. Mabel Steadman of Cedar Hill, Texas; fur brothers, Mark and Robert Turner of North Powder, William of Houston, Texas, and Richard of cedar Hill, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held today (Friday) at 2:20 in the Methodist church in North Powder. Interment will be in the North Powder cemetery. North Powder News Friday, June...

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Campbell, Robert – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Word was received here this week of the death of Robert Campbell which occurred at Palto Alto, California, where he had been confined in an open-air sanitorium for several months. Mr. Campbell spent his early life in North Powder with his foster parents Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Campbell, who moved to Portland several years ago, where Robert resided, until he answered the call of his country and enlisted for overseas service. It was while stationed in the Hawaiian Islands that he contracted tuberculosis which resulted in his death. The burial was held in Palo Alto with full military service. Mrs. J. Hartwell York of this city is a sister of the deceased. Mrs. York visited with her brother at Christmas time, and did not attend the funeral services. North Powder News Saturday, January 22,...

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Campbell, John – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon The body of John V. Campbell, was shipped to Knobnoster, Missouri Monday night for burial. Mr. Campbell, 71, who was active in the wholesale grocery business in the east, came to North Powder a year ago, for his health. He is survived by a nephew, Wallace Mercer and a niece Mrs. Retta Allen both of this city. Mr. Mercer took the body east. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, April 7,...

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Blackburn, Mary Mrs. – Obituary

Mrs. Mary Blackburn, aged fifty-five years, died last Monday night at a Baker hospital, following an operation for gallstones. Mrs. Blackman (sic) was the wife of Perry Blackburn, a well known rancher and stockman of Lower Powder. Besides the husband, two sons and a daughter, Mrs. Walter Gover of Eagle Valley, are left to mourn the loss of a kind wife and mother. North Powder News Saturday, June 19,...

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Brace, Arthur C. – Obituary

Former Justice Of Peace Injured, Dies Arthur Brace Falls From Bundle Wagon on Jacobson Farm Monday and Succumbs Next Day Arthur C. Brace, 67, was fatally injured at 3 p.m. Monday when he was thrown behind the horses hitched to a bundle wagon at the farm of Mrs. Louise Mills two miles east of North Powder. He was taken to Baker in an ambulance and died in St. Elizabeth’s hospital at 9 a.m. next day, August 28. Mr. Brace, who was hauling grain bundles was sitting on the railing beside the Jacob’s staff of the practically empty rack when he fell behind the horses. The animals ran away, but were stopped by Tom Haines, who was working in the field. Mr. Brace suffered a fractured skull in the accident. The body is at a Baker undertaking parlor but funeral arrangements had not been announced when this was written. North Powder News Friday, August 31,...

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Cowles, Clara Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Clara Cowles aged eighty-five years, died Monday morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Robert Clark, four miles east of North Powder. Mrs. Cowles was born in Syracuse, N.Y., but has been a resident of this section many years. The funeral services were held at the home Wednesday morning conducted by Rev. G.R. Archer. The body was laid to rest in the city cemetery. North Powder News Saturday, December 25,...

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Conyers, Henry – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Former Powder Man Dies In Missouri Word was received here Sunday telling of the death of Henry Conyers who died March 4 at the home of his sister in Osborn, Missouri. Burial took place March 6, which date was the anniversary of his birth. He was an old time resident of North Powder, having lived in this vicinity for the past 34 years and only left here a few months ago. Heart trouble was the cause of his death. He was 65 years of age. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, March 17,...

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Clark, Emma (Bedwell) Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Died Suddenly At Nyssa Thursday F. A. Bidwell received word Thursday morning of the death of his sister, Mrs. Emma Clark, which occurred early that morning. Mrs. Clark who was staying at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Miller at Nyssa, Idaho, had risen early and ate her breakfast and seemed in the best of health. She had stepped outside the house when she fell, and died almost instantly, giving only several gasps after aid reached her. Three brothers survive, Frank A. Bidwell and Homer C. Bidwell of North Powder, and Chet Bidwell of Island City, who left for Nyssa immediately after receiving word of the death of their sister. Mrs. Clark has spent most of her life in this vicinity, teaching in the North Powder schools several terms and also in other schools in the county. Funeral arrangements have not been completed but it is announced will probably be held at Union Sunday. North Powder News Saturday, January 23, 1926 Clark Funeral Held Last Saturday at Union Funeral services over the remains of Emma Bidwell Clark, who died suddenly Thursday of last week, were held in Union last Saturday afternoon from the Methodist church, Rev. Quinn assisted by Rev. Hall K. Wallis and Miss Josie Blokland officiating. The Order of the Eastern Star of which she was a member, had charge of...

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Dull, Sarah J. – Obituary

Mrs. Sarah J. Dull, grandmother of Mrs. Wisdom Carnes, whose death occurred Sunday, February 28, in Tekoa, Wsh., was born in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, Jan. 4, 1859. She grew to womanhood there and was married to Mr. Thomas. A few years after their marriage, her husband died, and she was later married to John Dull .Mr. Dull died several years ago. Mrs. Dull came west in 1890, and has made her home in Tekoa most of the time since then. Among the many relatives who mourn her loss, are eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dull was held in such respect in Tekoa that the business houses were closed from two until three o’clock on the afternoon of March 1 during the funeral services. Mrs. Dull will be best known to residents of North Powder as “Grandma” Dull. She was a frequent visitor at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Windom Carnes. North Powder News Friday, March 11,...

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Dale, Anna Mrs. – Obituary

Sister of Wolf Creek Men Passes Sunday Mrs. Anna Dale, Sister of Simonis Brothers, and Pioneer of North Powder, Passes in Baker. Mrs. Anna Dale, sister of Simonis brothers and who came to the Wolf Creek district with her parents in the pioneer days, died last Sunday, the last day of the year in Baker at the age of 73 years. Mrs. Dale was an invalid for some time but was critically ill but a short time before death. The deceased was a native of Stevens Point, Wis., and as child accompanied her parents as emigrants to the Oregon country and settled in Wolf Creek, west of North Powder. She married Harvey Dale and moved to San Francisco until her husband died there a few years ago. In recent years she has lived in her home in Spring Garden avenue. She was a member of the Catholic church. Mr. Dale is survived by a daughter, Mary, and a son, Dr. Harry Dale, who is a major in the medical division of the United States army, both of whom reside in Washington, D. C; Mrs. Nice and Mrs. George Harrison, and five brothers, Matt, James, Jacob, Louis, and John Simonis, all of North Powder. Funeral services were to be held at 9 a. m. Thursday in St. Francis cathedral, Baker, burial to be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, under the direction...

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Dalton, James Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Dalton, Wife Killed Auto Wreck Son Wylie Dalton Sustains Severe Injuries In Accident At Telocaset Viaduct Wednesday Noon Double Funeral Set For Sunday At Baker Sorrow Grips North Powder Community as Terrible Tragedy Becomes Known Death was the fourth passenger in the big Marmon car as it rounded the curve at the north end of the railroad viaduct near Telocaset shortly before noon Wednesday and shortly after, Mr. and Mrs. James Dalton had been claimed by the unseen fourth passenger and Mr. Dalton’s son Wylie was in the Hot Lake hospital with a broken hip, broken nose and other injuries. The car hit head-on the end of the viaduct cement wall. Mrs. Dalton died in the ambulance while on the way to the hospital and Mr. Dalton passed away soon afterwards, both being mortally injured with cuts and fractures. The elder man, owner of the car, was driving and his wife occupied the other front seat, while Wylie, in the ear seat was knocked unconscious. The younger man is reported to have recovered consciousness after reaching the hospital, but said he did not know the cause of the accident, as it happened without warning. He said his father had just asked him what time it was, and when told it was 11:25, remarked that they had pent of time to be at the ranch...

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