Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Edward Sargent died at his home in this city on Tuesday morning, February 26th, 1918, at the age of 70 years, four months and 21 days. He had been in bad health for a long time and was bed fast this winter. He leaves to mourn his departure a loving wife and one son and five daughters and 27 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The deceased was not able to enlist in the great civil war because of his youth but had five brothers in the Union Army.

Mrs. Vera Williams, a daughter, lives on Alder Slope and Walter Sargent, a son, lives in Enterprise. The other children are Edna L. Warden, Staples, Minn.; Linnie Smiley, Drake, N.D.;Cora Trolson, Fraiser, Mont. and Mrs. Daisy Trexler, Merid, Canada. He also leaves a brother and sister.

The deceased was united in marriage to Eugenia Ellen Richards on March 2nd, 1872 who survives him.

Funeral services will be held today by Rev. Sibley.

Wallowa County Reporter, February 27, 1918