Location: Wingville Oregon

Baker Valley Oregon Churches

Ministers of various denominations visited Baker County and held meetings at different places, but no one was a resident minister within the county prior to 1868. The Rev. Ellsworth, of La Grande, came to Powder River Valley...

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Baker County Oregon Sketches

Sydney Abell, Justice of the Peace opened the first legally constituted court in Baker County, October 29th 1862. The first case was that of the people vs. D. Scott, action to bind defendant to keep the peace, entered on...

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Rush, George H. – Obituary

Auto Accident Well Known Man Killed at Railroad Crossing G.H. Rush, building contractor, was instantly killed when his auto was struck by train No. 21 a mile this side of Wingville Thursday evening. Wm. Hernsen of the Shockley...

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Gover, Delora F. – Obituary

Delora F. Gover, 79, a former Imbler and Baker County resident who taught school for many years in Eastern Oregon, died Thursday in Provo, Utah. A graveside funeral for Mrs. Gover will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Eagle Valley...

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Gover, Vester W. – Obituary

An illness of only a few days Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of Vester William Gover, 47, farmer of the Wingville district for 20 years. Mr. Gover was stricken with what was later diagnosed as a rupture of a major artery...

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Nichols, Robert – Obituary

Resolutions of Condolence  WORTHY MASTER: РYour committee appointed to report resolutions expressing the sentiments of the Grange in regard to Brother Robert Nichols, late member of our order, who by a sudden and severe...

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Ward, Raymond – Obituary

Raymond Ward 69 Dies after Brief Illness Thursday The Haines area lost one of its most prominent citizens Thursday afternoon, April 24, when Raymond Asher Ward 69, succumbed at St. Elizabeth Hospital to a brief respiratory...

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Sturgill, Ben F. – Obituary

A Pioneer Passes Ben F. Sturgill, a pioneer of Powder River valley, died at his home in Baker last Monday. Mr. Sturgill lived for a number of years on a farm at Wingville, but was lately living on a homestead in Lower Powder...

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McQuown, William – Obituary

Rancher Is Victim Of Heart Disease William McQuown Falls Dead in Hay Field Near Wingville Special to the Herald) Wingville, Aug. 13-William McQuown, aged 60 years, and a well known Wingville rancher, fell dead suddenly stricken...

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McQuowen, Thomas – Obituary

Wingville, Baker County, Oregon Death Summons Wingville Man Thos. McQuowen Spent All of Life North-West of Baker Thomas McQuowen of Wingville died suddenly this morning at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Annie McQuowen,...

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