Location: Cassia County ID

Owyhee County Its History, Towns, Industries

In 1862 the present county of Owyhee was a part of Boise County, which comprised all of the western portion of Washington Territory lying south of what was then called Idaho county, its area being nearly equal to that of Pennsylvania. When Idaho was created a territory by act of congress, March 3, 1863, Boise county became part and parcel of the territory of Idaho, and at the first session of the territorial legislature, held at Lewiston, Idaho, Owyhee County was created, December 31, 1863, out of all territory south of Snake River and west of the Rocky mountains. In

Biography of Frank C. Ramsey

The history of a state, as well as that of a nation, is chiefly a chronicle of the lives and deeds of those who have conferred honor and dignity upon society. The world judges of the character of a community by those of its representative citizens, and yields its tribute of admiration and respect for the genius or learning or accomplishment of those whose works and actions constitute the record of a state’s prosperity and pride. In a review of the events that constitute the annals of Idaho we learn that Frank C. Ramsey is numbered among those who have

Metcalf, Geraldine N. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Geraldine N. Metcalf, 85, of La Grande died July 31 at a local care center. A private service will be held. Mrs. Metcalf was born Aug. 19, 1920, to Lewis and Lucille Strange Ansell in Burley, Idaho. She married Robert Metcalf on Dec. 24, 1937, in La Grande, and worked at US Bank for 20 years. She enjoyed tole painting and traveling. Survivors include children and their spouses, Paul and Bert Metcalf of Summerville, and Keith and Kathy Metcalf of Umatilla; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Thelma ansell of La Grande; five grandchildren; and other relatives.

Ellis, Jessica Ann – Obituary

Cpl. Jessica Ann Ellis, 24, was killed in action in Iraq on May 11. Her funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Francis de Sales Cathedral in Baker City. Bishop Thomas J. Connolly of the cathedral will celebrate the Mass. Full military honors will follow. Inurnment will be held at Arlington National Cemetery. Jessica Ellis was born June 26, 1983, in Burley, Idaho. Jessica graduated from Lakeview High School in 2002. She was active in cross country, track and field and the swim team. She attended Central Oregon Community College for two years and worked for three

Sorensen, William – Obituary

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at The Langrell Mortuary Chapel for William Albert Sorensen, 81. He died Feb. 28, at his home. Sorensen, a native of Burley, Ida., was a retired farmer. He was a member of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He is survived by his widow, Hazel, one step-daughter, Florence Ramey of Durkee; and one step-son, Chester Peterson of Wisconsin. Bishop George W. Gwilliam will officiate at the services with interment to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery. The Baker Veteran’s Service Organization will conduct graveside honors. Baker Democrat Herald – – March 4,

Berto, Genevieve A. Metzker Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Genevieve A. (Metzker) Berto was born Sept. 29, 1917, in Baker, (now Baker City) and entered into eternal rest on Nov. 21, 2004, in Boise, Idaho. Genevieve was born to Jeff Metzker and Lora Mae McClurg Metzker. There were seven children in the Metzker family, four boys and three girls. All graduated from school, some from college. Genevieve graduated from Baker High School in 1935. Genevieve met and married Earl Cock in 1940 and had two children, Larry and Lynda, and resided in Union and Baker. In 1944 Genevieve and Earl were divorced. Genevieve then went to

Nalley, Francis Ilene Fleck Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Francis Ilene Nalley, 80, died March 26, 2004, at the home of her son in Baker City. At her request, there will be no formal service. Family members will have their own time of remembrance and sharing of fond memories. Francis was born on Nov. 28, 1923, to Otto August and Cora Bell Lee Fleck at Burley, Idaho. She was raised in a large family being the 13th in a family of of 13 children. She graduated from Burley High School. After graduation, she met Robert Nolan Nalley. They were married on Nov. 17, 1947, at Emmett,

Harris, Leonard H. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Leonard H. Harris, 80, a longtime Baker City resident, died Jan. 14, 2004, with his family by his side. His funeral will be at 10 a.m., Saturday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Leonard’s son in law, Rod Wright of Baker City will officiate. Visitations will be until 8 o’clock tonight at Gray’s West & Co. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Leonard was born on May 2, 1923, at Wynne, Ark., to Steve and Floie Harris. He married Mildred V. France on May 24, 1941. He joined the U.S. Army in

Cassia County, Idaho Census Records

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Cassia County, Idaho Cemetery Records

Idaho Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Idaho county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cassia County Cemetery Records Hosted at Cassia County, Idaho USGenWeb Archives Albion Mormon Cemetery, LDS Basin Cemetery Bower Cemetery Dutch Flat Cemetery Farmer’s Corner Burials Gem Memorial Park Island Cemetery Jackson Cemetery Marion Cemetery Milner Cemetery Moulton Cemetery Oakley Cemetery Surnames A-K Surnames L-Z Pella Cemetery Sublett Cemetery Sunny Cedar Rest Cemetery Terry Cemetery Warm Creek Cemetery Cassia County