Location: Prairie City Oregon

Taylor Brothers

John and Solomon Taylor, composing the term of Taylor Bros., who operate the Prairie City Roller Mills, are natives of that grand old commonwealth Ohio. The older brother, John, became a resident of the county in 1862, and for a...

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Biography of Cornelius G. Morehead

A native of the Web foot State, the son of about the earliest pioneers of this state, raised amid its environments, both eastern and western Oregon, the subject of this article is thoroughly an Oregonian and a typical...

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Gowey, O. J. – Obituary

The sad news came over the wire Monday morning that O. J. Gowey, of Prairie City, had departed this life. Mr. Gowey was formerly of this place and was well respected and loved – being “grandpa” to our whole...

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Pratt, Larry Arnold – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Larry Arnold Pratt, 67, of Prairie City, who was raised in North Powder, died April 28, 2005, after a long illness. His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Haines Cemetery....

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Jacoby, Nellie Althea – Obituary

Nellie Aletha Jacoby, 84, of Union, died Oct. 13 after an extended illness. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Prairie City Cemetery in Prairie City. Nellie was born Nov. 14, 1922, to William and Beatrice...

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Bruce, Braddie May – Obituary

Braddie May Bruce, 79, of Island City, died Jan. 11 at a local care center. A service will be held later in Canyon City. Braddie was born Jan. 26, 1928, to Clyde Willis and Grace Irene (Herburger) Laughlin in Prairie City. She...

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Clark, Raymond – Obituary

Raymond Clark, 70, of John Day, died April 20, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. At his request, there will be no memorial service. Raymond Harlo Clark was born on Aug. 6, 1934, at La Grande. He lived in the Harrisburg...

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Pierson, Delbert, Jr. – Obituary

Prairie City, Oregon Delbert Francis Pierson Jr., 89, of Baker City, a former longtime resident of Prairie City and Burns, died Oct. 4, 2004, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at...

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Owens, Viola J. “Mike” Mrs. – Obituary

Prairie City, Grant County, Oregon Viola J. “Mike” Owens,73, of Prairie City, Ore., died Monday, March 13, 2006, at Blue Mountain Nursing Home in John Day, Ore. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 17, 2006, at...

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Opperman, Paul V. – Obituary

Prairie City, Grant County, Oregon Paul V. Opperman, 37, died June 6, 2006, in Hillsboro in an auto accident. A memorial service is planned at noon on Friday at Fir Lawn Mortuary, 1070 West Main St. in Hillsboro. Graveside...

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