Location: Merced County CA

Thomas, Percy W. – Obituary

Wallowa County, Oregon Percy W. Thomas died recently at the Veteran’s Hospital at Livermore, Cal., and was buried in the government cemetery at San Francisco. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlow A. Thomas and was born in Promise, January 28, 1897. In the World war he served as a wireless operator in the Signal Corps and since then helped operate a fig farm at Planada, Cal., until his health failed six months ago and he went to the hospital. His parents and one brother have died, and one sister survives, Mrs. Joseph Lloyd of Imbler. After the

Ihrig, Margaret Esther Winslow Mrs. – Obituary

Granite, Grant County, Oregon Margaret Esther Ihrig, 68, died Jan. 27, 2006, at her home in Granite. Her funeral was today at the McEwen Bible Fellowship Church. Interment was at the Granite Cemetery. Pastor Mark Norenberg officiated. The service was under the auspices of the Esther Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. Margaret was born on June 8, 1937, at Ulysses, Kan., to Hyle and Ruth Winslow. She attended school at Caldwell, Idaho, and then moved with her father to Merced, Calif. She later met her husband, John, at Mitchell. They were married for 50 years. She followed her

Whiteley, Daryl Earl – Obituary

Daryl Earl Whiteley, 82, of Baker City, died May 14, 2005. A celebration of Daryl’s life and graveside memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception after the service at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Halfway. Daryl was born on July 26, 1922, to Earl Arthur and Ruby L. Mehlhorn Whiteley near Pine Town. He was raised in Halfway and graduated from Halfway High School in 1940. Daryl joined the National Guard when he was 17 and in September he was a

Rogers, Vernon Irving “Vern” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Vernon Irving “Vern” Rogers, 84, of Baker City, died Sept. 9, 2004, in Boise, Idaho. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop David Richards will officiate. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after the services. Vern was born on Aug. 23, 1920, at Maquon, Ill., to Irving Holt and Vivian Lois Burroughs Rogers. He was the eldest of nine children. Vern’s father,

Biography of Stewart Montgomery Wall

Stewart Montgomery Wall, a California pioneer of 1852, was born in Virginia in 1834, and moved with his parents to southwestern Missouri when a lad five years of age and there resided until he came to the Pacific Coast. During the gold excitement of 1850, his father, William Wall, came via Santa Fe and Yuma with his two oldest sons to California and spent a year in the mines up about Auburn in search of the coveted yellow dust. In 1851 the old gentleman returned to Missouri and the following spring started for the Golden State with the rest of

Merced County, California Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Merced County California USGenWeb Archives Hopeton Cemetery San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Aaberg – Amyeite Surname Anaya – Azoma Surname Babb – Baziuk Surname Beach – Bizzell Surname Bjerke – Bozeman Surname Braatten – Bryson Surname Bu Shong – Bywater Surname Caba – Cayse Surname Cearley – Clymore Surname Coan – Cozzolino Surname Crabb – Czarnecki Surname Da Silva – Dexter Surname Di Bartolo – Dyson Surname Eades –

Whitley, Brett Allen – Obituary

Medical Springs, Oregon Brett Allen Whitley, 24, of Medical Springs, died Sept. 2, 2001, at his home. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Vault interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Whitley was born in January of 1977 at Merced, Calif. He was a 1995 Baker High School graduate. He enjoyed the outdoors and graduated from Treasure Valley Community College at Ontario with a degree in forestry. He enjoyed hunting, camping, snowboarding and four-wheeling. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Chuck Drummond and

Biographical Sketch of Edward Rucker Dixon

One of the most popular young men in the banking circles of San Mateo County is Edward Rucker Dixon, who was born at Merced, California, March 21, 1883. After leaving high school, he secured a position with the bank of Newman, California, where he remained for twelve years, serving faithfully in every branch of the banking business. It is partly due to his efforts that this bank has been developed to one of the most influential banks of the great San Joaquin valley. Mr. Dixon came to the National Bank of San Mateo, January 10, 1916, to fill the position