Surname: Beach

Beach, Ronald Oscar – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Ronald Oscar Beach, 52, of Clarkston, Wash., died Jan. 5, 2004, in Clarkston. He was born March 9, 1951 in Enterprise to Joe O. and Lillian K. (Snyder) Beach. He grew up in the Paradise area where he attended school through the fifth grade. While finishing his schooling in Enterprise from where he graduated in 1969, he was active in 4-H, FFA, football, wrestling, various clubs, and the marching band for which he played trumpet under the direction of Bob Clegg. He enjoyed hunting with family and friends, fishing, river rafting, and camp outs. His working career included helping out on the family ranch in Paradise with everything, surveying for Wallowa Whitman National Forest, and working at the Boise Cascade sawmill in Joseph, where he was millwright for many years. He retired after a knee injury and later faced severe chronic multiple sclerosis. Survivors include his sons Edward J. Beach of La Grande and Robert J. Beach of the U. S. Navy; a daughter, April D. (Beach) Williams of La Grande; a grandson, Hunter Williams of La Grande; brothers Gary Beach of Sandpoint, Idaho, and Thomas Beach of Paradise; and sisters Donna Dunning of Paradise and Susan Radford of Enterprise. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Lillian Beach; and grandparents Dale and Cordelia (Bodmer) Beach and Jeff and Ruby (Graham) Snyder. At his...

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Polly Maria Todd Beach of Plymouth CT

BEACH, Polly Maria Todd7, (Oliver6, Samuel5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 12, 1799, married April 23, 1820, John M. Beach, who was born Dec. 10, 1794, died April 4, 1843. They lived in Plymouth, Conn. Children: I. Oliver Todd, b. Oct. 3, 1821, m. Nov. 1, 1841, Mary Baldwin. Issue: (1) Catherine, b. April 19, 1843; (2) Frances Louisa, b. Dec. 21, 1844; (3) John Marshall, b. May 12, 1846; (4) Alexander; (5) Jennie; (6) Mary. II. Abigail, b. Sept. 16, 1823, m. Oct. 20, 1842, Truman D. Ives, who was b. Dec. 25, 1814. Issue: (1) Henry, b. Nov. 15, 1850. They lived in Plymouth,...

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Beach, Clarice Busby Mrs – Obituary

Haines, Baker County, Oregon Clarice Beach, 58, Buried at Haines Clarice Mae Beach, 58, of Rt. 1 Box 49 of Haines passed away Saturday, July 9, 1988 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Beach were conducted Tuesday, July 12, at 11 a.m. in Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, with Rev. Clifford Cole of Haines officiating. Concluding services and vault interment followed in the Haines Cemetery. Mrs. Beach was born February 3, 1930 in Haines to Clarence and Myrtle Augusta (Ensminger) Busby. She was united in marriage to Joe F. Beach Jr. in Winnemucca, Nevada on August 16, 1950. Mrs. Beach attended school and graduated from North Powder High School in 1948. She lived in Portland from 1950 until 1976 when she moved back to Rock Creek where she has resided since that time. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge, VFW Auxiliary, Ladies Elks, and a charter member of the Haines Grange. She enjoyed the mountains, her many pets and her flower garden. Clarice is survived by her husband; Joe F. Beach Jr. of Portland; mother, Myrtle Aldrich of Haines; sons, Ray Beach of Beavercreek, OR; Joe Beach, Jeff Beach, and Ralph Beach all three of Portland; sisters, Janice McChesney and Joyce Aldrich both of Baker; grandchildren, Maxwell Beach of Beavercreek; and Mega Beach of Portland. Numerous nieces and nephews. Friends who wish may make contributions...

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Beach

Joseph Beach of Orange, was born in Essex County, New York, August 20, 1816, and for twenty-six years after he arrived at the age of manhood he followed agricultural and mercantile pursuits. Then he was a farmer in Calhoun County, Michigan, ten years, until 1873, when he came to California. Since then he has been engaged successfully in the cultivation of a fruit farm in the Santa Ana valley, until lately, being in his seventy-fourth year, he has practically retired. Being one of the first settlers of Orange, he is respected as a pioneer, an honored citizen and a successful horticulturist. He was united in marriage in the State of New York, in 1837, with Miss Eliza Austin, a native of Vermont and the daughter of Sylvanus Austin. They have three children: George H., a physician of Los Angeles; Charles, of Orange; and Eliza J., now Mrs. Henry Lockwood, also of Orange. Mr. and Mrs. Beach celebrated their golden wedding three years ago, and are still, after a long and tiresome journey, walking hand in hand down the shady side of life happily...

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Biography of William J. Beach

Although the subject of this sketch has not resided in Oregon as long as some within Wallowa County, still he is nevertheless a true pioneer, having wrought with faithfulness for the welfare of other sections and since coming to this region has made commendable efforts in the development of the resources of the county and in the material progress of the same, while he has ever manifested excellent capabilities and showed both zeal and integrity, coupled with which are sound principles and sagacity that dominate a tireless energy and constant industry. Mr. Beach was born in Coshocton County, Ohio, on March 13, 1852, being the son of Dr. Joshua A. and Hettie A. (Lynch) Beach. He received a good education in the schools of Bloomfield, and in Smithville College in Wayne County, and thus fortified he began the labors of life for himself at the age of twenty-three years. At that time he migrated to Kirksville, Missouri, laboring there for a time and then returned to Ohio. In his native state, on November 7, 1877, Mr. Beach married Miss Ruvilla D., daughter of Edward J. and Cynthia (Smith) Carpenter, and then he returned to his home in Missouri, where he wrought with energy and wisdom, being numbered with the leading agriculturists of his section until 1890. In that year he took the long journey across the plains to the...

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