Surname: Eckley

Eckley, Grover C. – Obituary

Dies For His Country Word was received yesterday of the death of Grover C. Eckley on the battlefield in France on Sept. 28th. Johnny Eckley, as he was usually called, went from Enterprise in the call of April 26th, 1918 to Camp Lewis and was called overseas in about two months arriving in England in July. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon Thursday November 7,...

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Eckley, John C. – Obituary

In this city, May 8, 1906, John C. Eckley, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in Richland County, Ohio, and crossed the Plains, coming to California in 1850. His wife died about 5 years ago. He has been a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, and to the time of his recent illness was an active worker. Four children survive his loss. They are, Wm. E. Eckley, of Geneva, Nebraska; Mrs. Lucy H. Bailey of Moore, Mont; Mrs. Madge Breshears, of Elgin and E.L. Eckley of this city. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, and will not until Mrs. Breshears arrives this evening from Elgin. The deceased has been a resident of this city for the past several years, during which time he has made many friends who truly sympathize with the grief stricken family. Source: La Grande Evening Observer, Microfilm – 5/02/1906-12/27/1906 Wednesday, 5/09/, 1906 Page 3 Contributed by: Sue...

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Ponca Tribe

Ponca Indians. One of the five tribes of the so-called Dhegiha group of the Siouan family, forming with the Omaha, Osage, and Kansa, the upper Dhegiha or Omaha division. The Ponca and Omaha have the same language, differing only in some dialectic forms and approximating the Quapaw rather than the Kansa and Osage languages. The early history of the tribe is the same as that of the other tribes of the group, and, after the first separation, is identical with that, of the Omaha. After the migration of the combined body to the mouth of Osage river the first division of the Omaha...

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