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: Prairie Creek Oregon
At Prairie creek, Wallowa County, September 29th, Samuel, Son of L.H. Tucker, aged 14 years. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday October 4, 1888
Prairie Creek, Wallowa County, Oregon February 5, 1931 County Loses a Loved Pioneer In Passing of Mrs. Adams In the passing of Mrs. Mary Adams at her home on Prairie Creek last Wednesday evening, Wallowa County lost one of its oldest and most loved pioneers. Mrs. Adams, with her husband and little girl, came to Wallowa county more than 50 years ago. The family settled on Prairie Creek on the ranch upon which they lived for many years and where both Mr. And Mrs. Adams died. In 1882 they moved to Imnaha, which was at that time an almost inaccessible
Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Claud was the eldest child of Maud Ruthanar Burnap and Robert Lindford Cole. He was born at Prairie Creek, Oregon on August 24, 1888. Claud’s name sake was his paternal grandmother Catherine Lindford, 3rd wife of Rev. William Person Cole, AKA Wiley P. Cole Sr. His elementary schooling was started there and completed in Touchet, Washington, and in Lost Prairie, Oregon where he graduated from the eight grade. He then took a Teacher’s Examination which gave him his first teacher’s certificate. Claud taught in several out lying districts for the next few years, including Lost Prairie.
Mrs. Alice Balter, aged pioneer of Wallowa County, passed quietly away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Guy Mitchell, just before midnight, Tuesday September 6,1932. Mrs. Balter had been in poor health for some time and following an illness of flu in Montana last winter has been much worse. August 29 she was stricken with paralysis and never recovered complete consciousness before the end. Alice Beith was born Sept. 7,1856 in Batavia, Illinois and died Sept 6, 1932 at the age of 76 years. When she was a small child, the Beith family moved to Waseca, Minn., and at
Philip Loyd Cole 1896 – 1954 Philip Loyd was the third child and youngest son of Maud Ruthanar Burnap and Robert Lindford Cole. He was born in Prairie Creek, Oregon on April 5, 1896. He went through grade school in Lost Prairie, Oregon where his parents had homesteader. His last school teacher was his older brother, Claud. After finishing his schooling he worked on his father’s homestead until he left for Lethbridge, Canada in 1916. he did farm and ranch work there also. On March 23, 1920 he married Marie Shinman, a registered nurse. In 1922 their only child, a
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Binkley, mother of Mrs. Wm. Halsey, died at her daughter’s home on Prairie Creek last Thursday. Wallowa County Reporter, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 7, 1918.
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Zadock Coverdale, a pioneer of Upper Prairie Creek, this county, but of late a resident of Milton, Oregon, died December 15th at the advanced age of 83 years. Chieftain, Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon, January 4, 1912 Contributed by Pat Higley
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Henry Herzog Dies After Long Illness Henry B.Herzog passed away at the St. Joseph hospital, La Grande, Sunday, March 9,1941. He had suffered from cancer for months and was taken to the hospital for care. An operation was performed last Tuesday but nothing could restore him to health. His wife and children all were with him during his last hours at the hospital. Funeral services were held yesterday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father R.E. Kenendy officiating. Pall bearers were Louis Audet, Henry Perren, Fred McFetridge, W.H. Kirkman, Punch Foster and Adolph Nuxoll. Mr. Herzog
Harold West “Shorty” Lathrop died at his home on Feb. 27, 2005. He was born in Wallowa on Feb. 11, 1920, the sixth of Louis and Hazel Lathrop’s 13 children. Through the eight grade he rode his horse to the one-room schoolhouse in the Leap area, and later moved to town and boarded with his uncle “Letty” Lathrop while attending Enterprise High School. After graduation he worked at Willard Duncan’s saw mill. From 1942 to 1945 he served as a corporal in the Army Air Forces in the Pacific Theater of World War II. After the war he went into