La Grande, Oregon Margaret Jill Redwine, 61, of La Grande died Aug. 10. Cornerstone Funeral Home of Estacada is in charge of arrangements. Ms. Redwine was born May 18, 1945, in Raymond, Wash. She married James Moss, and later she married Larry Davis. She was a homemaker and lived in Estacada her whole life except for the last six months Survivors include children, Tony Moss, Tom Davis, Teresa Lange and Megan Redwine; and seven grandchildren. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Aug. 19, 2006, Published: August 17, 2006
Location: Pacific County WA
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Bilyeu, 77, of 330 Isabella Street, passed away at the Lebanon Hospital Monday evening [March 17, 1952]. Daughter of Mary and William Gatts, pioneer settlers in this area, she was born at their farm near Peterson Butte on July 13, 1874. With the exception of two years spent in Raymond, Wash., she was a lifelong resident of Lebanon and Lacomb. After her marriage to Joseph Lane Bilyeu in Lebanon, they lived in Lacomb and 30 years ago moved to Lebanon. Mr. Bilyeu died in 1943. Survivors are two sons, Amos Bilyeu, Lebanon, Ralph Bilyeu, Gates; daughters, Mrs.
Mary Annette Shook, 79, a former Halfway resident, died Dec. 28, 2004, at Pomeroy, Wash., after a year of declining health. Her memorial service will be scheduled this spring to allow distant relatives to attend. Mary was born May 28, 1925, at Chinook, Wash. She grew up in Astoria, graduated from Oregon State University in Corvallis, and then taught home economics at Halfway High School. She married Robert Shook of Halfway on March 6, 1949, in Astoria. In 1951 they moved to Seattle and there raised three sons. Robert and Mary retired to Halfway in the summer of 1980 to
Hon. Henry Montague Willis, San Bernardino, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, September 21. 1831. His ancestors were among the first English settlers of the colony of Virginia and Maryland prior to the Revolution. His father, Mr. Henry H. Willis, was a captain in the merchant marine, with whom the subject of this memoir made a number of voyages before he was twelve years of age, alternating between school and the sea. At the age of twelve he adopted a seafaring life, and during six years’ sailing the briny deep he visited the ports of the Mediterranean, England, France, Ireland, Rio
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. Following Cemeteries (hosted At Pacific County, Washington Tombstone Transcription Project) Bay Center Cemetery Bruceport Cemetery Burke Cemetery Campbell Family Cemetery Church Road Plot Elk Creek Cemetery FOE Cemetery Frances Cemetery Giesy Family Cemetery Henry Family Cemetery Holy Family Church Cemetery Janie Soule Grave Jim’s Grave John Paulding Grave Lebam IOOF Cemetery Lum You Grave Maple Hill Cemetery Merithew Shipwreck New Bay Center Cemetery New North Cove Cemetery North Cove Pioneer Cemetery O’Connor Family Cemetery
J. L. STOUT. – The proprietor of the townsite of Sea View on the weather beach, a city which boasts of a population of from five to eight thousand during the summer bathing season, is from the Buckeye state, having been born in Ohio in 1824. During his boyhood his father took him to Illinois; and he passed his early life on the frontier. he came up with a generation of men whose natural force and enterprise led them into the most exalted position in the great West which their energies had developed. While in Illinois he was ever restless,
L.A. LOOMIS. – This is the man who, perhaps more than any other, has opened up Pacific county to the business and pleasures of the interior. The southwest corner of Washington is by no means the least of her Western counties. It does not border upon the Sound; but three deep bays – Baker’s, Shoalwater and Gray’s Harbor – all give it inlets from the sea; and the peninsula extending twenty-one miles from Cape Hancock to the entrance of Shoalwater Bay, whose sea border is known s North Beach, will always be a popular seaside resort. The proximity of Shoalwater