Location: New London Iowa

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 born 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 daughter, Mrs. Hetta Compau at Lowden, WA 23 May 1911;

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

Dickensen, Alice Jane Sowash – Obituary

Alice Jane Sowash, 74, died at her home on Petaluma Avenue, Sunday afternoon [November 27, 1949]. Mrs. Sowash was found by her husband, Jacob A. Sowash, lying on a couch. She apparently suffered a heart attack. Mrs. Sowash had been under a doctor’s care for several months. Mrs. Sowash was native of Eureka, coming to Sebastopol seven years ago. She was active in the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Sowash celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. She was the mother of Irvus R. Sowash, Stockton; Gertrude L., Hartman, San Francisco; Beatrice I. Cruickshank, Sacramento; Lawrence C. Sowash, Stockton;

Combs, Dennis D. – Obituary

Dennis D. Combs, 76, of Burlington, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at his son’s home in Burlington. Born Feb. 28, 1929 in New London, he was the son of Earl and Ina Morrow Combs. On Aug. 2, 1947, he married Martha J. Hoover in Mt. Pleasant. She died Oct. 6, 1988. Mr. Combs worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant and retired in 1983. He enjoyed playing the violin, fishing, playing bingo, going to the boat and playing cards. Survivors include three sons, Ted Combs, Danny Combs, and David Combs, all of Burlington; two daughters, Peggy Rice

Ball, John Frank – Obituary

John F. Ball, 52, farmer living 2 and half miles north of New London, passed away at his home Monday morning [September 14, 1953] at 6:10 after suffering a heart attack. John Frank Ball, son of Mary Totemeier and Abraham Lincoln Ball, was born Oct. 29, 1900 at New London, Ia. For the past 11 years he has resided on the present homestead and was widely known in the diary industry. He was married Dec. 5, 1923 at Mt. Pleasant, Ia., to Gladys Morrow. Mr. Ball was a member of the New London Presbyterian Church. Besides Mrs. Ball he is

Ball, Dwight LeRoy – Obituary

Dwight L. Ball, 76, of New London died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Henry County Health Center in Mount Pleasant. Born July 25, 1929, in Marsh, he was the son of John F. and Gladys Rebecca Morrow Ball. On June 26, 1955, he married Roberta Hillard in New London. Mr. Ball was a dairy farmer and worked for J. I. Case for 34 1/2 years. He was a 1947 graduate of New London High School and a member of the New London United Methodist Church. He also was a member of Deerwood Golf Club and the Burge Cemetery board. He

Biography of Anderson Cox

ANDERSON COX. – There has never lived a man in the Northwest more worthy of commemoration than that pioneer of 1845, Anderson Cox. He was born near Dayton, Ohio, in 1812, of Quaker parentage, and moved with the family to Indiana in 1830, and claimed a share in the home formed on the Wabash river at Attica. He was married in 1836 to Miss Julia Walter, and in 1840 removed to New London, Iowa. In 1845, with his wife and four children, he made the journey to Oregon, and was in the company of immigrants who endured the privations and

Biography of Hon. Rufus Mallory

HON. RUFUS MALLORY. – Mr. Rufus Mallory, one of the most prominent members of the legal fraternity in the State of Oregon, is of New England stock, his parents having been born and raised in Connecticut. Our subject himself was born on the 10th of June, 1831, at Coventry, Chenango county, New York, from where he moved with his parents in the fall of that year to Alleghany county, and six years later to Steuben county in the same state. In the latter place he resided until 1855, when he went to New London, Iowa, where he remained until 1858.