Surname: Lay

Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to...

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Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Map and Occupants, 1890

The Cattaraugus Reservation, in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Erie Counties, New York, as delineated on the map, occupies both sides of Cattaraugus creek. It is 9.5 miles long on a direct east and west line, averages 3 miles in width at the center, dropping at is eastern line an additional rectangle of 2 by 3 miles. A 6-mile strip on the north and 2 “mile blocks” at diagonal corners are occupied by white people, and litigation is pending as to their rights and responsibilities. The Seneca Nation claims that the permit or grant under which said lands were occupied and...

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Lay, Bessie (Conklin) – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Bessie (Conklin) Lay Of Cove Is Dead Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie May Lay, long time resident of Cove who died yesterday at a local hospital, will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal church in Cove. Rev. Clarence A. Kopp will conduct the service. Mrs. Lay, who was born in Iowa, lived in Union county nearly all her life. She was a member of the Episcopal church at Cove. Mrs. Lay is survived by her husband, Roy Lay of Cove; three brothers, Albert and Thomas Conklin of Cove and Phillip Conklin of Los Angeles; and a stepmother, Mrs. Fannie Conklin of Cove. La Grande Evening Observer La Grande, Oregon Monday, November 25, 1946 Front Page Contributed by: Tom Childers Portland,...

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Lay, Roswell LeRoy – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Cove (Special) – Roswell LeRoy Lay, 76, retired contractor and builder and resident of the county for 30 years, died Saturday at Walla Walla after a long illness. Born in Illinois Aug. 7, 1875, he is survived by two brothers, Reuben Daniel, Springfield; Alfred Daniel, Long Beach, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Ivy Feldman, Portland, and Mrs. Bertha Proctor, Cove. Funeral services will be held Wednesday in the Daniels Funeral home with Rev. Clarence Kopp officiating. Burial will be in Cove cemetery. Observer La Grande, Oregon Monday, July 14, 1952 Page 7 Contributed by: Tom...

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Lay, Louise Irene – Obituary

Union, Oregon Lois Irene Lay, 92, of Boise and formerly of Union, died Sunday in Boise. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ginger Creek LDS ward 11918 W. Ustick Road in Boise. Viewing will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. before the service. A graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Cemetery. Mrs. Lay was born June 14, 1914, to Charlie Lewis Deardorff and Minnie Meyer in Baker City. She graduated from Baker High School, and married Guild Duel Lay April 1, 1938. They lived on a ranch near Medical Springs until selling the ranch and moving to Union in the early 1970s. After open-heart surgery on her 87th birthday she moved to Boise to live with her son. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Oct. 16, 1969. She received her temple endowments on July 6, 1982, in the Seattle temple. Survivors include her sons Denzel of Chicago and Charles Hindman and his wife Jeanette of Boise; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and other relatives. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending July 22, 2006 – Published: July 27,...

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Lay, Myrtle Yvonna Inman Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Baker County, Oregon Myrtle Yvonna Lay, 91, died Aug. 22, 2005, at Medford Rehabilitation and Health Center in Medford. A graveside service will be held for Mrs. Lay at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland. The Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home in Ashland will handle the arrangements. Chaplain Paul Hagedorn of the Providence Hospital Hospice Care Unit will officiate. Myrtle was born April 19, 1914, to Guy and Jane Inman, whose parents were early immigrants to Eastern Oregon from the Midwest. She spent most of her childhood in or near Baker City and was a graduate of Baker High School. On Christmas Eve of 1933, Myrtle married Deshler (Dash) Lay, who lived on his parents’ farm near Medical Springs. After a few years of farming in Union and Baker counties, the couple moved to Haines, where Dash was employed by the Haines Commercial Equipment Company. In 1956, Myrtle and Dash moved to Baker, where he worked for Levinger’s Rexall Drug Store. Myrtle worked a couple of years as a cook for the Haines Grade School, but for the most part her occupation in life was that of a very competent and caring housewife and mother. In September of 2002, Myrtle and Dash moved from Baker City to Medford to be near their son and his wife, who are long-time Ashland residents. They...

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Lay, Urdel LaMar “Sam” – Obituary

Urdel LaMar “Sam” Lay, a long-time resident of Baker City, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at the St. Elizabeth Care Center, at the age of 79. Visitation was held on Monday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 13, 1 p.m. at Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., followed by a vault interment at Mount Hope Cemetery. Orrin Lay officiated and Bishop Jeffery Daniels conducted. Military Auspices were by the United States National Guard. Friends were invited to join the family for a luncheon at the LDS Church following the services. Known to family and friends all his life as “Sam,” he was born Aug. 10, 1925, in Union County, Ore., to Urdel Wondel Lay and Mildred Ione Wanker, and grew up on the family ranch in Medical Springs, Ore., the oldest of seven children. His ancestry includes Mayflower pilgrims and Mormon pioneers. Although he officially graduated from Union High School in May of 1944 as class valedictorian, Sam and several of his classmates finished high school in December of 1943 to answer draft calls from the Army. While others were graduating with cap and gown in May, Sam was completing training as a mobile radio operator in the second signal company, second infantry division, and headed for Patton’s army in Europe....

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