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Claybank Cemetery Ozark Alabama

Margaret Claybank Cemetery is located about two miles from Ozark, Alabama on Ozark – Daleville Highway. This cemetery enumeration was performed in 1948 by Eustus Hayes and as such will provide details on headstones which may no longer be present in the cemetery. Lizzie E. Dowling June 25, 1853 – Oct 31, 1938. Wife of N. B. Dowling. N. B. Dowling Aug 15, 1853 – Mar 28, 1938. Hus of Lizzie E. Dowling. Leila Belle Dowling May 26, 1876 – Jan 14, 1933. Dau of S. L. & Sarah Jane Dowling. Samuel L. Dowling Nov 3, 1841 – Jan...

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Biography of Amanda J. Weathers

Amanda J. Hammock.–The estimable and gracious lady whose name appears above is one of the worthy class who opened this section of the country for the ingress of civilization’s ways and for the abode of man, having been obliged to labor hard in this undertaking and having accomplished praise-worthy achievements, while her efforts to-day demonstrate her capable and upright and possessed of a sagacity and keenness of perception and ability to execute designs that makes her a very valuable resident of union county, where she is highly esteemed as she has always been. Amanda was born in Wayne county, Iowa, in 1848, and there received a good common-school education and remained until seventeen years of age and then married Mr. George See, the year being 1865. The husband became enamored of the western regions and they started for the Willamette valley with ox teams in that year. The journey was fraught with much hardship and trouble with the Indians, although none were killed. On Green River they met up with an old acquaintance of our subjects father who told them of the Grande Ronde valley, and they determined to stop here. When they drew their “Prairie Schooner” up to La Grande they were not possessed of any capital except brave hearts and willing hands to do whatever they could find. Accordingly they went to work for W. Proebstel on...

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Hammock, Betty Joan – Obituary

Elgin Girl Dies In La Grande Funeral services for Betty Joan Hammock 15, who died today in a La Grande hospital, will be held in the Christian church at Elgin Monday at 2 p.m., with burial in the Summerville Cemetery. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Martin, Elgin, and a pupil at Elgin high school. Survivors include her parents: two brothers, Harold and Bobby; and three sisters; Mrs. Herr, Burns, Patty, Elgin and Mrs. Gene Davis, Elgin. Miss Hammack underwent an operation three weeks ago. La Grande Evening Observer, March 8, 1940, Front Page Contirbuted by: Sue Wells and Gary...

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Obituary of Mrs. Betty L. Colson Van Cleave

Betty L. Van Cleave age 81, passed away July 7, 2008 in Pendleton, Ore. She was born Feb. 5, 1927 in Baker, Ore. Betty was the seventh of 13 children to Carl and Florence “Doolittle” Colson. She attended school until the 10th grade, and then went to work to help the family. She was a waitress and owned two restaurants, one in Durkee, Ore. and one in Burley, Idaho. Betty is survived by two daughters and one son, Sandy Howland of Pendleton, Ore., Sonny and wife Bonnie Van Cleave of Parma, ID and Georgia and husband Steve Wallis of Pendleton, Ore., sisters Peedee and husband Wayne Hammock and Nancy Payne, seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 11, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City, Ore. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Heart and Home Hospice of Baker City, Ore. Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, July 10, 2008 Transcribed by: Belva...

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