Surname: Boydstun

Biography of Q. B. Boydstun

Q. B. Boydstun, attorney-at-law, practicing as a member of the firm of Mountecastle & Boydstun at Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, is a native son of Oklahoma, his birth having occurred at Caddo, Bryan County, December 8, 198. His parents were R. B. and A. R. (Massengill) Boydstun, the former a native of Tennessee, while the latter was born in Texas. The father is a rancher and stock-man, who came to the Indian Territory with his parents in the year 1872 and has since given his attention to the management of his ranch and to stock raising. For the past twenty-four years he has lived in Bryan County and prior to that period resided in the Cherokee strip. Q. B. Boydstun, spending his youthful days under the parental roof, completed his public school education by study in the Caddo high school and afterward entered the University of Oklahoma in preparation for the bar. He was graduated with the law class of June 10, 1919. He then came to Fort Gibson, where he entered into partnership with R. M. Mountecastle and through the intervening period they have practiced continuously and successfully. Mr. Boydstun was the youngest man to graduate in law from the State University up to that time and not having attained his majority it was necessary for him to secure a permit to practice. He was admitted to the...

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Boydstun, Ramona Lee “Mona” Harlin Mrs. – Obituary

Ramona Lee “Mona” Boydstun, 62, of The Dalles, a former Baker City resident, died Oct. 4, 2005. A family service will be scheduled later. There was a private cremation at Win-quatt Crematory. Interment was at The Dalles Threemile Odd Fellows Cemetery. She was born on Oct. 18, 1942, at Denver, the third of four daughters born to Carl Robert and Sybil Grace Wayman Harlin. She grew up in Baker City and was a 1960 Baker High School graduate. She married Robert Boydstun on June 12, 1960, at Baker City. They had lived at The Dalles for 35 years. Mona was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, decorating, gardening and being with her family. She also worked for Safeway pharmacy for nine years. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Robert Boydstun of The Dalles; her children and their spouses, Robert Boydstun IV and Corissa of Portland, and Amy Lee and Russell Latham of BZ Corners, Wash.; grandchildren, Robert Boydstun V, Miranda Boydstun, Maggie Latham and Wyatt Latham; her sisters, Roxane Beeler of Portland, Judy Henjum of Kennewick, Wash., and Jackie Calhoun of North Powder. She was preceded in death by her parents. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 380, The Dalles, OR 97058. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 14, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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