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Wisconsin Gold Star List – Pierce County

Army Albertson, Ralph M., 30, Beldenville; pvt 342inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 6, ’18. Anderle, George, 23, River Falls; corp 44mgbn; U. S.; dd (mening) Dec 29, ’18. Barg, Orville L., 31, Spring Valley; pvt inf Camp Hancock Sept rpldrft; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 9, ’18. Bjornson, Otis Ingeval, 22, Ellsworth; Auto Schl tngdet NA; U. S.; dd (influ) Oct 1, ’18. Brooks, William, 22, River Fails ; pvt 3inf ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 29, ’18. Brunner, Michael George, 22, Plum City; pvt 161depbrig; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 4, ’18. Castelloe, Jack, 22, Prescott; pvt 1cl 16inf; kia Jy 18, ’18. Coleman, Harry Edward, 27, Stockholm; pvt 6bn farpldrft; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 11, ’18. Crain, Albert E., 20, Elmwood; WNG; pvt 120fa; overseas; dd (pneu) Jan 10, ’18. Erickson, Peter A., 28, Ellsworth ; pvt 125fa ; U. S.; dd (empyema) Feb 20, ’18. Faltiesek, John J., 30, River Falls ; pvt mgtngc, Camp Hancock ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 18, ’18. Finn, Walter R., 26, Ellsworth; sgt 2fsbn SigC; overseas; dd (tuberc) Mch 31,’19. Florness, Laurie Walter, 25, River Falls ; pvt unasgnd ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 6, ’18. Forsythe, Peter, 29, Martell; pvt 337bn TC; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 6, ’18. Greene, Ren Henry, 27, Rock Elm; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 15, ’18. Hammen, Melvin August,...

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Biographical Sketch of Myron W. Packard

MYRON W. PACKARD. – This leading citizen of the lower Sound was born in Madrid, St. Lawrence County, New York, in 1830. At the age of twenty-three he left his native place, where he was in the mercantile business, coming as far west as Illinois, and in the same year journeyed on to River Falls, Wisconsin. That was his home for seventeen years, three of which were spent in the Union army, from which he was mustered out as a quartermaster-sergeant. In 1870 he came to Washington Territory, bringing his wife and family of five children, and located on White River, engaging in the mercantile business. Regarding Snohomish a more eligible business point, he removed thither in the summer of 1871, and engaged in the same business until 1879, when he returned to Wisconsin, but was detained no longer than till the year 1882. Returning to our coast he found a location on Skagit river. There he remained until 1885, when he once more went to Snohomish, and with his son in 1887, by purchase and building, opened his present fine store, where he is doing a successful business. Mr. Packard has secured the confidence of the people, and has served the county as probate judge, auditor and treasurer. He was also a member of the first board of trustees of Snohomish, and still holds that position. He is...

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Baldridge, Ruby Anna – Obituary

Imnaha, Wallowa County, Oregon A private family service was held for Ruby Anna Baldridge, 68, a longtime Central Oregon resident in earlier years that returned to Prineville nine months ago. She died Tuesday, June 19, 1984 at the Crook County Nursing Home. Mrs. Baldridge’s activities were centered largely in her home, but she had worked for a time as a hospital cook. She was married April 25, 1934 in Park Falls Wis. to Henry T. Baldridge, who survives. They moved to Oregon in 1938 and settled in Hines, where they lived for five years before moving to Prineville. They moved to Izee in 1953, back to Hines in 1962 and to Gilchrist in 1968. They lived in Imnaha from 1973 until returning to Prineville last October. Ms. Baldridge was born July 17, 1915, in Martell, Wis. She grew up in the Fifield area of Wisconsin, where she attended schools. In Prineville she was a member Our Saviors Lutheran Church and Rebekah Lodge No. 103.Her hobbies included fishing, hunting, camping, and traveling. In addition to her husband survivors include a daughter, Rita Evans, Prineville; two sons, Roger Baldridge, Sisters, and Oliver Baldridge, Redding, Calif., a brother, Ronald Warren, Fifield, Wis.; a sister, Avis swan, Lynnwood, Wash.; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her parents, Wilson and Martha (Taylor) Warren, preceded her in death, as did a...

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Biography of Arthur Richard Nash, M. D.

Arthur Richard Nash, M. D. A surgeon whose ability has brought him a rapidly growing reputation in southeastern Kansas, Dr. Arthur Richard Nash has practiced at Parsons for the past four years. He received his degree In medicine nearly twenty years ago, and has had a wide range of experience and opportunity in his profession since then. He is of Irish stock. The Nashs were English originally and moved from there to Ireland. Doctor Nash is a grandson of a physician, Richard Nash, who spent his life in Ireland as a physician and surgeon. He died in County Tipperary at the age of fifty-two. Richard Nash, Jr., father of Doctor Nash, was born in County Tipperary in 1840. His mother brought him to the United States in 1843 and he grew up at Chateaugay, New York, and at Pewankee, Wisconsin. He learned the trade of shoemaker, followed it a number of years and was also a shoe merchant. He was in active business at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, until 1884, and then engaged in farming near St. Croix Falls in that state and in 1900 moved to Eilsworth, Wisconsin, where he now conducts a drug business. He is a republican, and for a number of years served as justice of the peace. He is also a Royal Arch Mason. Richard Nash married Phoebe Ann Laine, who was born in Vermont in...

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Baker, G. Mrs. – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Dies in Cove Mrs. George Baker, a resident of Cove for over 40 years, died yesterday at her home there. She was past 77 years old and had been invalid for several years. Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church in Cove Thursday at 2 p. m. Rev. C. E. Callahan will officiate. Mrs. Baker was born Hannah F. Schoonhoven, Nov. 8, 1861; at Maiden Rock, Wis. Her parents moved to Osakis, Minn. when she was nine and resided there many years. She was married to Ed H. Saunders, Watford, Ontario, June 29, 1879 and had one child, Clark Edward, who now resides in California. Saunders died in 1882. She was married to George M. Baker, in Osakis, Feb. 12, 1889. In 1895 they moved to Oregon, where she lived the remainder of her life. Four children were born, Earl M. and Roy J. of Cove, Ray O. of Summerville and Eva M. who died seven years ago. Besides her husband and children, survivors include eight grandchildren; one great grand-daughter; two brothers, Orien of Portland and Henry of California. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for 60 years. The La Grande Observer, April 19, 1939: Contributed by: Holly...

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Pierce County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records

Wisconsin Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Wisconsin 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. Pierce County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hosted at Pierce County USGenWeb Archives Project Bay City Cemetery Beldenville Cemetery Bethel Mission Covenant Cemetery Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery Big River Presbyterian Cemetery Clayfield Catholic Cemetery Darrington Cemetery Diamond Bluff Cemetery Eidsvold Lutheran Cemetery Farm Hill Catholic Cemetery Foster Cemetery Free Home Cemetery Gilman Lutheran Cemetery Greenwood Valley Cemetery Hartland Methodist Church Cemetery Laurel Presbyterian Church Cemetery Lost Creek Cemetery Lund Methodist Church Cemetery Maiden Rock Cemetery Mann Valley Cemetery Maple Grove Cemetery Martel Methodist Cemetery Martell Lutheran Cemetery Mount Olivet Cemetery Mount Zion Cemetery New Catholic Cemetery Oak Ridge Cemetery Old Clayfield Cemetery Old County Poor Farm Cemetery Old Rock Elm Cemetery Old Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery Bethel Mission Covenant Cemetery Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Plum City Union Cemetery Poplar Hill Cemetery Rush River Lutheran Cemetery Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery Spring Lake Cemetery Spring Lake Lutheran Cemetery St. Bridget’s Cemetery St. Francis Cemetery St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery St. John’s Catholic Cemetery St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery St. Martin’s Cemetery St. Paul’s Cemetery SVEA Lutheran Cemetery Tabor Cemetery Thurston Hill Cemetery Trenton Cemetery Trimbelle Cemetery Wilken’s Family Cemetery Zion Covenant Cemetery Hosted at...

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Griffey, Richard Gordon – Obituary

Richard Gordon Griffey, 55, a former Baker City resident, died of sudden heart failure on April 8, 2003, at Baldwin, Wis. His funeral was April 12. The Rev. Jason Harris, River Church pastor, conducted the service. River Falls Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars performed military honors. Interment was at the Greenwood Cemetery at River Falls, Wis. Richard was born on Jan. 21, 1948, to Gordon and Virginia Biller Griffey. He grew up in the Kinnickinnic Valley and was a 1966 River Falls, Wis., High School graduate. He received his bachelor’s degree in farm crops from Oregon State University at Corvallis in 1970. At OSU he was an active member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He joined the U.S. Army Reserve in June 1970. He was honorably discharged in July 1977. Mr. Griffey was a loan officer for Baker Production Credit Association in the late 1970s and 1980s. He worked in sales, banking and farm-related industries his entire career. Richard was active in the United Methodist Church in Baker City. He had been manager of the Country Elevator at Woodville and Baldwin,Wis., for the past several years. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 28, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

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