Location: Alder Oregon

Harte, Annie – Obituary

Near Alder, Wallowa Valley, of diptheria; Annie And Zella Harte, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harte. Little Annie died on the fourteenth of June after a sickness of two weeks and was nine years of age. Three days afterwards her loving little seven year old sister Zella, who had been in bed for six weeks followed her to the spirit land. Everything was done by the doting parents that mortal beings could do for their darling children, but the fair buds of promise have been transferred from earth’s cold shores to Heaven’s sunny Clime. “O happy dead is thee

Beecher, Henry Ward – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Pioneer Henry Ward Beecher Moved to Adair Co., MO when he was 8. At 15 he enlisted in Co. A, 39th Missouri Volunteers and served until 19 July 1865. Saw many battles and skirmishes. In 1867 he accompanied Gen. Marcia, chief inspector of US troops to New Mexico, and encountered several Indian raids. About 1872 with infant son, he and wife started for far West. First to San Francisco, then Portland, OR by boat. After short stop in Willamette Valley went by team and wagon to Eastern OR landing in the Grande Ronde Valley in 1875,

Emmons, L. B. Mrs. – Obituary

Death of Mrs. L. B. Emmons Last Saturday at 7:30 o’clock, the spirit of Mrs. Iva M. Emmons quietly passed from earth at the age of 21 years and 4 days. Mrs. Emmons had been suffering with the dread malady, consumption, for some time, and although the physicians had pronounced her case hopeless the end was not thought to be so near, and the summons came as a terrible shock to relatives and friends. The deceased was the second daughter of R.W. Bloom and Mary Etta Bloom, a native of Wallowa County and was married to Leonard B. Emmons about