Surname: Henry

Henry, Beaulah E. Mrs. – Obituary

Beaulah E. Henry, 92, of Baker City, died Oct. 14, 2005, at her home. At her request, there will be no local funeral service. Family graveside services and burial will be in Rohnerville, Calif. Coles Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Beaulah was born Feb. 16, 1913, in DeQueen, Ark. She married Robert W. Henry on March 22, 1931, in Mineral, Ark. They lived in many locations, moving from place to place with Mr. Henry’s work. In 1980 they moved from Fortuna, Calif., to Baker City, where they enjoyed their retirement years. Beaulah loved to fish and oftentimes out-fished her husband. They had many good times fishing at the reservoir and Snake River. She enjoyed gardening and had a huge vegetable and flower garden. She enjoyed quilting and made many lovely quilts for family and friends. She is survived by her daughter, Mildred “Sue” Storzbach, of Baker City; a son, Robert Henry and his wife, Judith, of Santa Rosa, Calif.; a brother, Pat Burns of Deloris, Colo.; a sister, Tollie Kramer of Washington; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Beaulah was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Henry; her daughter, Bessie Mae; and her son, Kenneth Earl Henry. Contributions in Mrs. Henry’s memory may be made to Guardian Hospice in care of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR...

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Henry, Jim – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Jim Henry, 81, died at home on July 22, 2005, after a long battle with lung cancer. His graveside inurnment service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the military section of Mount Hope Cemetery. Father Camillus Fernando of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral will officiate. Military rites will be under the auspices of the National Guard and Doug Riggs will speak on behalf of the Baker Elks Lodge. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after the services at the Eagles Lodge, 2935 H St. Jim was born on Aug. 17, 1923, at Denver to John J. Henry and Mary Florence Fellows Henry. He was one of 12 children. Jim attended Catholic schools in Denver, including St. Joseph High School. After high school, he worked in his father’s heating and sheet metal business, learning the trade. In 1940, the family moved to Washington, and Jim again was employed in the sheet metal business at Bremerton, Wash. In May 1943, Jim enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. After training, he was assigned to the 19th bomb squadron, 22nd bomb group. His group was known as the Red Raiders. He was a nose gunner on the B24 Liberator Bomber. Jim flew 40 combat missions in the South Pacific Theatre of World War II. His plane was shot down twice, once over...

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Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of...

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Biographical Sketch of Alexander Henry

Alexander Henry farmer and stock-raiser, near Anaheim, was born in Edinburg, Scotland in 1838, the son of Innes and Jacobina (Nicholson) Henry. His father had seven children by his first marriage, and eleven by the second: Alexander, who was a member of the second family, joined the English navy in 1850, and was in service throughout the Crimean war. He was at first errand boy and then ship’s carpenter. After the war lie served six years at the shipwright’s trade at Leith. Next he joined the Sidney of Glasgow and came to San Francisco in 1860, where he worked at his trade for seven years. Subsequently he came to Southern California and purchased 200 acres of land, a mile and a quarter west of Anaheim, where for several years he was very successful in the cultivation of the vine, and also in the manufacture of wines and brandies; and since the death of the vines two years ago, he has given his attention to general farming, stock-raising and orange culture. In his social relations he is a Free Mason and a member of the A. O. U. W. He was married February 20, 1858, to Miss Catharine Mason, a native of Scotland, whose parents were John and Isabella (Simpson) Mason. Mr. and Mrs. Henry’s children are Innes, John M. and...

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Biography of David H. Henry

David H. Henry, president of the Geneva Cutlery Company, and a member of the firm of Sears, Henry & Company, nurserymen, is the first member of his family to have settled in New York state. His father, Paul M. Henry, was a native of Bennington, Vermont, came to Geneva late in life, and died in 1887. David H. Henry was born in Bennington, Vermont, 1848. He came to Geneva, Ontario county, New York, in 1865, and soon became interested in the nursery business, with which he is connected at the present time. The firm of Sears, Henry & Company consists of David H. Henry and A. H. Herendeen. The yearly plantings of seedlings, etc., amount to about two hundred and fifty thousand. The Geneva Cutlery Company, of which he is the president and one of the largest stockholders, has Horace L. Henry as secretary and treasurer, and also manager of the business, Dr. Charles D. Vail is vice-president, and Walter Althoff is the business superintendent. The plant was established in 1901, with a capital of common and preferred stock amounting to sixty thousand dollars. They have about one hundred and fifty on their pay roll. They manufacture standard safety razors, turning out about fifteen hundred dozen per week, and are the largest manufacturers of this kind in the United States. Their weekly payroll amounts to from sixteen to twenty-two...

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Obituary of Robert Edward Seevers

Robert Edward Seevers, 73, a former Richland resident, died Aug. 8, 2008, at Gresham surrounded by his family. His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a picnic afterward at Geiser-Pollman Park. A future memorial service is planned for September at Ashland. Bob was born on March 18, 1935, to Helen Schutt and Clifford Seevers. He grew up at Richland, graduating from Eagle Valley High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. After earning his doctorate in chemistry at Oregon State University, at Corvallis, he taught at Southern Oregon University in Ashland until his retirement in 1993. Bob returned every summer to backpack and fly fish in the Wallowas, and enjoyed many fall hunts in Eastern Oregon. He was a beautiful back-country telemark skier, and skied throughout the Northwest, including the Wallowas, Mount Ashland, Mount McLaughlin, the Three Sisters and Mount Hood. He also skied Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen in California, and enjoyed hut-to-hut skiing in Colorado and Canada. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Rauch; his four children, and their spouses, Steve Seevers and Karen Poverny, Becky and Doug Cowan, Bradley and Sheila Seevers, Scott Seevers and Krissy Shepherd; their mother, Joan Seevers; his sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Archie Leathers; grandchildren, Samantha, Cameron and Mackenzie Cowan, and Josie and Travis Seevers; and friends...

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Henry, Carolyn Elizabeth Brannan Mrs. – Obituary

Carolyn Elizabeth Henry, 78, died June 16, 2009, at her home in Baker City. A dinner in her honor will be held at the Eagles Lodge at a later date. Carolyn Elizabeth was born Oct. 26, 1930, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Marjorie Wooten Brannan and Reuben Brannan. Her early education was received in Texas schools. In 1943, her family moved to Talent, Oregon, where she graduated from high school in 1947 at age 16. She was immediately hired by the Jackson County School Superintendent in Medford as a stenographer. She spent the next 46 years in the business world. She worked for eight years as a medical transcriptionist. She was also employed as a stenographer for the credit department of California, Oregon Power Co., in Medford and for a savings & loan attorney in Medford. In 1949, Carolyn married Jim Henry. They lived in Southern Oregon until 1967, when they purchased a wholesale beer distributorship in Baker. Although later separated, they operated their business together for 26 years. They sold their business in 1993, sold their business property in 1996, and retired. Carolyn had a zest for life and had many interests. She loved cooking holiday meals for her family. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, and painted botanicals, which was self-taught at age 71. An avid gardener, she always had a beautiful garden, until she could no...

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Biographical Sketch of James Henry

One of the members of the thrifty and intelligent agricultural population of Wallowa County is mentioned at the head of this article and to him we are pleased to accord a representation in this work that chronicles the events of Wallowa and Union counties, together with the careers of the leading men of both sections. Mr. Henry is eminently fitted to be classed with this number, since he has manifested uprightness, good wisdom, sound judgment and excellent industry and energy in all of his undertakings in the county and elsewhere, while his integrity, sound principles and untarnished reputation are manifest to all. Mr. Henry was born in Denmark on November 20, 1842, being the son of Henry Elberg, also a native of Denmark. In his native country our subject was educated and grew to manhood, serving for eight months in 1864 in the Danish army, during the Franco-Prussian war. In 1873 he came to America, settling in Illinois, where he gave his attention to farming for two years. Then he went to California and for nine years was engaged in farming near Sacramento, after which he went to various portions of the state and finally came to Oregon, settling in Wallowa county, taking a homestead, where he now lives, four miles east from Enterprise, also taking a preemption, which gives him a generous estate of one-half section. Mr. Henry...

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