McCully, John William – Obituary

A pioneer of ’52, John William McCully dies at the home of his daughter at Lowden, Wash.(1911-Newspaper source unknown, family scrapbook)

John William McCully b. 22 Feb 1847, New London, Henry Co., IA; came to Union Co., OR, 1872, resided there and in Wallowa County ever since; he was a freighter in early life, later living on his farm at Lostine, OR.

He returned to Elgin, OR, “last fall” (1910), when he was afflicted with Bright’s Disease; he rallied somewhat, but then died while on a visit to his dau. Mrs. Hetta COMPAU at Lowden, WA 23 May 1911; funeral at Christian Church (in Elgin?), to which denomination he has belonged since 1889.

He married Sarah Jane Ownby at Union, OR, 5 May 1883, had 3 children living in 1911: Hetta McCully Compau (Lowden, WA), Willard McCully (Lostine, OR), and Floyd McCully (Elgin, OR).

Living siblings 1911: Estelle McCully Gilbert (Salem), Mary McCully Creighton (Portland, OR), Alfred McCully (Newburg, OR) and Frank D. McCully (Joseph, OR).

Sandy Wilbur



White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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