Surname A ABLE: Flora ACTON: Flora, Prairie Creek ADAMS: Prairie Creek ADEY: Enterprise ADRIAN: Enterprise AGER: Flora AKERS: Wallowa AKIN: Alder Slope AKINS: Enterprise ALESON: Enterprise ALEXANDER: Paradise ALFORD: Bramlet, Enterprise ALLARD: Prairie Creek, Wallowa ALLEN: Bramlet, Enterprise, Lost Prairie, Lostine ALTO: Enterprise ALUMBAUGH: Wallowa ALVERTIE: Enterprise AMEY: Enterprise, Prairie Creek AMONINO: Enterprise ANDERSON: Bramlet, Enterprise, Prairie Creek, Wallowa ANDRAESON: Wallowa ANDREWS: Enterprise ANSON: Lostine APPLEGATE: Flora, Paradise, Prairie Creek ARAM: Enterprise ARMON: Bramlet ARNOLD: Enterprise, Imnaha ASCHENBRENNER: Enterprise ASERNATH: Enterprise ASHER: Enterprise, Lostine ASSMAN: Lostine ASTWOOD: Enterprise AUDET: Enterprise AULT: Enterprise AUSLER: Enterprise, Flora AUTHIER: Lost Prairie AUTRLY: Bartlett
Location: Alder Slope Oregon
James Edward Fisher, 69, a farmer, died suddenly Monday evening at his home near Enterprise. Funeral services are being held today at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Boschee officiating. Burial will be in Enterprise cemetery. Fisher was born at Cove, October 13, 1889, son of Hiram and Emma Fisher. June 21, 1913 he was married at Enterprise to Vera Draper who survives him. Other survivors include two sons, Leland, of Beaverton and Wolfert, of Enterprise; three daughters, Mrs. Inez Varney and Mrs. Louina Sizemore, of Enterprise, and Mrs. Eunice Van Houten, of Union; four sisters,
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Enterprise resident, James Wolvert Fisher, 74, died Dec. 18, 1994, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. “J-Dub”, as he was affectionately called, was born June (incorrect) 21, 1920, at Vale, the son of James E. and Vera Kyle (Draper) Fisher. After graduating from Wallowa High School in 1939, he worked with his father on Alder Slope cutting wood and helping in the family restaurant “Fisher’s Cafe”. On May 2, 1945, he married Margaret (Margy) Ruth Reece. She preceded him in death in 1988. After a 3 1/2 year tour of duty in France, Italy
Graveside funeral services will be Thursday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m. in the Milton-Freewater Cemetery for Mrs. Erma Fisher 72, of 1818 Walnut Street who died January 14 at Walla Walla General Hospital. Rev. Richard Davidson, First Christian Church, will officiate. Mrs. Fisher was born in Wallowa County December 14, 1907 to W. B. and Grace Heskett. She attended schools there and also Alder Slope and Joseph. She married Ira Fisher in Enterprise on October 18, 1926. They lived in Joseph until 1945 when they moved to Umapine. In 1946, they moved to their present home. She was a member
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. N. E. Hammack died Monday, Oct. 1, 1923, at the family home on Alder Slope, after an illness of 15 days, following a stroke of paralysis. Funeral Services were held at the grave in the Enterprise cemetery yesterday. Mrs. Hammack was born in Morrow county, Kentucky, August 6, 1856. She was married in 1902 to Mr. Hammock, a Baptist minister and they came to Wallowa county the same year. She is survived by her husband and one brother, Jordan Crawford, who lives in Idaho. She was of olf Kentuckt stock and was skilled in
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon Rev. N. E. Hammack was born in Laural County, Kentucky, August 1, 1850 and died at his home on Alder Slope July 31, 1929, being 79 years old. He was married to Maryann Weaver in early life and to this union six children were born, three of who have passed on. Those surviving are Barbara Hodge, Levisa Braughton of Roseburg and James R. Hammack. Those who have died are William J. Hammack, Mahaleyann Hodge and Margarett Sasser. Mr. Hammack came to Wallowa county in 1902 and settled on Alder Slope which remained his home until
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon Oscar Hammock one of Wallowa county’s successful farmers, who with his wife retired from their Alder Slope farm and moved to Enterprise a few months ago, passed away Tuesday evening, August 29, 1967, at Wallowa Memorial hospital where he had been a patient for ten days. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow (Friday) at 2 p.m. by the Bollman Funeral Home at the enterprise Community Church. Rev. James e. Jonees will officiate and Rachel Ann sutphin, sololist, will sing. Mrs. Gail Swart will be organist. Internment will be in the Enterprise cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will
The Passing of Mrs. Carter On Saturday evening June 26th came the close of one of the noblest lives of Enterprise. Though she had been battling against a dreadful disease for many months and had been expected for days, the fact that she had at last entered the Great Beyond came with a shock of personal bereavement to the large circle of friends. By the little children who had the privilege of knowing her she was endearingly called “Grandma Carter” and she was a lovely example of that noblest type of woman, a Christian mother to the community. Annabel Fulton
George (Dock) Cussins Passes at LaGrande George Oscar (Dock) Cussins, for 53 years a resident of Wallowa county, died at the Grande Ronde hospital yesterday morning as the result of a heart ailment which had followed a siege of bronchial pneumonia suffered by Mr. Cussins last winter. Last Thursday Mr. Cussins was taken to the hospital by his nephew, Roy Gastin, and his condition gradually grew worse until the end came. No funeral arrangements had been made late yesterday, pending the arrival of a sister and brothers. Mr. Cussins was born in Beatrice, Neb., in September, 1870, and when a
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon One of the most tragic happenings the community has known occurred last Friday evening when Mrs. Harry Richards passed away just one week from the death of her husband. Mrs. Richards was taken ill with influenza just a couple of days later than her husband and although she made a brave fight, the disease and grief over the husband’s death was more than this frail body could endure. Two little boys, eight and four years of age are left with only the memory of a loving father and mother and a kindly circle of relatives
Alder Slope, Wallowa County, Oregon Harry Richards died at his home on Alder Slope from Spanish Influenza. He was 28 years of age and passed away on Friday, Nov. 29. Burial services were held at Alder Slope cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 30. He leaves a wife and two children, his parents Mr. And Mrs. T. Richards of Joseph and four brothers. Two brothers, Charles and George are in the Army in France. Wallowa County Reporter Thursday December 5, 1918.
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Pioneer Settler in the Valley Dead William McCormack First Permanent resident, Expires Suddenly William McCormack, the first settler in the Wallowa valley, died last Friday morning in his home on Alder Slope. He had not been robust for some time, but retired Thursday night in seemingly normal health. At 2 o’clock Friday morning, other members of the family heard groans coming from his room. He was found apparently suffering great pain although scarcely conscious. When a physician arrived, after being called in haste from Enterprise, the pioneer was dead. He never regained consciousness after the family
Josephine (Reichmuth) Ridgley was born near Zurich, Switzerland May 14, 1888. She immigrated to the United States in the early 1900’s with her sister Marie to Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington to join other family members that lived there. Miss Reichmuth was married to Charles Franklin Jaensch Sr. in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington in 1909. To this union was born two sons; Charles Franklin Jaensch Jr. and Joseph William Jaensch. Mr. and Mrs. Jaensch lived in Wallowa County for a number of years farming on Alder Slope. Mr. and Mrs. Jaensch later divorced and Mrs. Jaensch moved to Portland, Multnomah County,
W.J. Hammack is Killed on Road W. J. Hammack was killed early this morning when a log truck tipped over on him, on the South Fork road about two miles south of Lostine. The body was brought to Enterprise at once and no inquest will be held. Mr. Hammack and his son, Walter, had a contract to deliver logs from the timber up South Fork to the railroad at Evans where they are loaded and shipped to a sawmill and box factory at Milton. They were working double shifts, day and night. Mr. Hammack was driving one of his trucks
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Pioneer Mother Dies at La Grande Mrs. Emma L. Van Blokland, of Island City who crossed the plains by wagon train with her parents, Daniel and Sarah Henderson and several brothers and sisters, and homesteaded on Alder Slope, passed away in La Grande on Monday, January 13, 1964. She was born at LaPlata, Missouri 89 years ago, and had made her home in Island City for many years. She was a member of the First Methodist church, and a 50-year member of the Eastern Star. Survivors include three sons, Milo and Clifford Van Blokland, both of
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Margaret Ownbey Answers Call Funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Booth Chapel for Mrs. Margaret Ownbey of Enterprise who passed away Monday at the home of her daughter in Enterprise. Rev. Howard Stover will officiate at the services. Margaret Ann Wright, daughter of James A. and Sara Ann Wright, was born May 23, 1865, in Union County, Oregon, and passed away April 4, 1949. Her early years were spent with her parents in the Grande Ronde valley. Later the family moved to Wallowa County where she had since resided. She
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
Served through the Civil War in the Southern army, passed away Monday night., Jan. 2, 1933 at the home of his grandson, Harold Emmons on Alder Slope. He had been in failing strength for months, owing to advanced age and the end came as to one falling asleep from the weariness of many days filled w/ labor. Born 3/29/1843. At the close of the Civil War, he was married 12/21/1865 to Martha E. Day and they shortly moved to Ill. and later to Neb. In 1885, they came west and settled in the Grande Rhonde Valley. Came to Wallow Co.
Mrs. Earl Emmons is Laid to Rest Succumbs Here After Protracted Illness Mrs. Earl Emmons, who came home a week ago last Monday from Portland where she had been in the hospital for several weeks, passed away at her home on Alder Slope Friday, March 19th. Else Ruth Neal was born January 3, 1901, near Fairview, Newton county, Missouri. At the age of three she came with her parents to Oregon, coming in 1914 to Enterprise or near which she had made her home ever since. She was baptized in the Baptist church when she was 12 years old. she
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Clarence R. Russell died at his home on Alder Slope Jan. 31, 1988. He was born Aug. 28, 1898 near Cordell, Okla., son of William John and Bertha Mae Russell. On Sept. 5, 1925 he was married to Marion C. Lundberg at Spokane Wash. Russell and Marion moved to Wallowa County in 1943 and bought the Mary Lay place on Alder Slope where they have lived since. Survivors include his wife, Marion C.; one daughter, Dian R. Mawby; four sisters and one brother. The family requests no food or flowers. At his request he was cremated.