Location: Renton Washington

Collins, Elmer R. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Elmer R. Collins, of Republic, Wash., died on June 16, 2007, in Renton, Wash. He was 75. Mr. Collins was born in Minam to Lloyd and Irene Collins on Dec. 20, 1931. He attended schools in Enterprise and Milton Freewater. He joined the Army in 1949 and was honorably discharged in 1952 as a staff sergeant. He met and married Kathryn Ann Deaver, in Walla Walla, Wash. and they were married in 1953, where the couple lived for a few years. The couple had two daughters. In 1957, Mr. Collins was hired at the Boeing Company and settled

Horn, Stanley Bruce – Obituary

Elgin, Oregon Stanley Bruce Horn, 74, of Elgin died Nov. 19. An inurnment begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Elgin Cemetery with a celebration of life following at 1:45 p.m. at the Elgin Community Center. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Stanley was born May 16, 1933, to Clarence and Lillie Southard Horn in Kimball, Neb. When he was 4, his family moved to High Valley near Union, and when he was 5 or 6, they moved to Cricket Flat near the breaks of the Minam River. He spent the remainder of his childhood years

Nicol, Robert W. – Obituary

Robert W. Nicol, 93, former Ellensburg resident and Wilson Creek area farmer, died Thursday in Yakima. Funeral services will be Monday, 2 P.M., at Evenson’s Chapel. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition. Nicol, Robert W. Robert W. Nicol, 93 former Ellensburg resident and Wilson Creek farmer, died Thursday, June 07, 1973 in Yakima, where he had lived for the past three years. He was born in Scotland, Feb. 1, 1880, and came to the United States in 1900. In 1901 he settled in the Colockum area where he homesteaded for many years and ran wild horses. He

Hewitt, John – Obituary

At Argo Station, August 26, 1905, John Hewitt, aged 70 years. Funeral from the Renton Episcopal church, Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Friends invited to attend. Interment at the Renton Cemetery under direction of the Bonney-Watson Co. Seattle Daily Times, August 27, 1905 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Duwamish Indians

Duwamish Indians. The Duwamish tribe was located in Washington state, primarily along the Duwamish River and Seattle area. The Duwamish belonged to the Nisqually dialectic group of the coast division of the Salishan linguistic stock.

Griffith, Paul Eugene – Obituary

Paul Eugene Griffith, 72, of Renton, Wash., died May 2, 2002, at Renton. His graveside service was at 10:30 a.m. May 8 at Tahoma National Cemetery at Kent, Wash. He was born on March 23, 1930, at Northome, Minn. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He had lived in the South County area for 45 years. He worked as a quality control inspector at The Boeing Co. and was a member of Renton United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Norma S. Griffith of Renton, Wash.; a son, Kelly Griffith of Snoqualmie, Wash.; daughters, Karen Bakken of Auburn, Wash.,

Biography of Hon. George W. Tibbitts

HON. GEORGE W. TIBBITTS. – A portrait of Mr. Tibbitts is placed among the illustrations of this history. He was born in Acton, Maine, January 22, 1845, and is the son of Daniel and Mary (Witham) Tibbitts, and was the youngest in a family of fifteen children. When our subject was but one year of age, the family suffered the irreparable loss of their mother; and at the age of four years George was placed with an aunt in West Milton, New Hampshire, with whom he remained until he was fifteen years of age. He then went to Great Falls,