Location: Scio Oregon

Bilyeu, Elizabeth Brenner – Obituary

The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Bilyeu was reported on our streets last Thursday morning. Her home was with her daughter [Nancy], Mrs. G. W. Morrow. [Elizabeth was the widow of Peter Bilyeu. Her parents were Peter S. Brenner and Hannah Isley. She died January 13, 1921.] Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Bilyeu, Andrew Jackson – Obituary

On Monday night at midnight [October 19, 1896] A. J. Bilyeu (Uncle Jack), a resident of Scio for many years, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Jesse Ray of Jordan. As a citizen, Uncle Jack was among our most substantial and trustworthy, always ready to accommodate a neighbor or friend he was respected by everyone. [Andrew was born in 1830 Sangamon Co., IL. He married Sarah Ann Terry in 1855 Linn Co. He was the father of eleven children. Andrew is interred in the Bilyeu Den Cemetery with his wife and many other members of the family]. Contributed by:

Chastain, Polly Catherine Crabtree – Obituary

Polly Catherine Chastain, a resident of the Maupin area for 83 years, died Friday [November 5, 1971] in a local hospital. She was 93. Mrs. Chastain came to Maupin when she was 10 years of age. She was born June 5, 1878, at Scio, Ore. Mrs. Chastain was a member of the Evangelical United Church of North America, the Rebekah Lodge, the Farm Bureau and the Old Wasco County Pioneer Association. Surviving are a brother, Raymond Crabtree of Maupin; a daughter-in-law, Alice Chastain of Maupin; two grandchildren, Betty Jo Paulson and Glenn Chastain, both of Maupin; seven great grandchildren and

Busick, Effie Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Memorial to Mrs. Effie Busick, Effie Cusick was born in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood, near Scio, in Linn county, Oregon, September 27, 1866. In 1885 she came to this county, making her home with her brothers W. S. And S. F. Cusick, in the Powder River Valley. She was united in marriage to Arthur N. Busick November 18, 1886. The next spring, April 10, they moved to their home near Union. Ever since, over 38 years, this has been her home-to her the most sacred place on earth. Her she has happily lived and toiled with

Kuba, Dorothy Laree – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Dorothy Laree Norton Britton Kuba, 74, of Cottage Grove and formerly of La Grande and Wallowa County, died March 15. A graveside memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. March 24 at the Wallowa Cemetery. A lunch for family and friends will be served at 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Enterprise. Arrange-ments are under the direction of Bollman Funeral Home, Enterprise. Dorothy was born Nov. 11, 1932, to William and Eva (Scrivner) Norton in Nampa, Idaho. The third of seven children, she moved with her family to La Grande in 1941 and to Enterprise in

Bilyeu, Joseph A. – Obituary

Joseph A. Bilyeu, 94, at 3730 Auburn Road NE, died Wednesday at his residence. He was born and raised in Scio. He lived in Western Washington for many years, later worked in Portland shipyards and lived in Lincoln City 10 years before coming to Salem. He was a mail carrier and dairyman in Washington. Survivors include wife, Fern. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Virgil T. Golden Mortuary. Interment will be in Bilyeu Den Cemetery, Scio. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Bilyeu, Nancy Ellen Cole – Obituary

Mrs. Nancy Ellen Bilyeu, 64, died here Sunday [February 18, 1945] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ima Woodard. Funeral services are to be held in the Weddle Chapel here at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Kenneth W. Knox officiating. Burial will be in the Bilyeu Den Cemetery. Born at Grubville, Mo., on July 9, 1880, Mrs. Bilyeu had lived in Oregon for 62 years, chiefly In the Scio-Crabtree area. In addition to her daughter, Mrs. Woodard, she is survived by two grandchildren, Larry and Collene; four brothers, Robert Cole of Salem, Curtis Cole of Eugene, Roy and Otto

Bilyeu, William M. – Obituary

William Bilyeu, one of the oldest citizens of Linn County, died at his residence near Scio last Wednesday, aged 80 years [June 25, 1879]. He was perhaps the ancestor of the most numerous family in Oregon-the Bilyeu’s reaching over a hundred in number, nearly all of whom reside on the Forks of Santiam. We deeply sympathize with his large circle of relatives and friends, and shall attempt to secure a more succinct obituary of the good old man at an early day. Peace to his ashes. [William married Dianna Coker in 1816 TN. He fathered 12 children. William is buried

Bilyeu, Virgil Carl – Obituary

Virgil Carl Bilyeu, aged 73 years, 11 months and three days, in former years of the Scio area, died June 6, 1963 in Metropolitan State Hospital in Los Angeles. Born July 3, 1889 at Scio, Oregon, he is survived by a brother, Merle Bilyeu of Waterloo, Ore. He was a veteran of World War I. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Tracewell Funeral Home in Sweet Home, with Cleo Thompson of Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Graveside services were held at 3:30 at Franklin Butte Masonic cemetery near Scio. Contributed by: Shelli

Bilyeu, George Franklin – Obituary

At the residence of his parents, in Scio, on Saturday, December 13, 1890, George Franklin Bilyeu, aged 30 years. The immediate cause of his death was hemorrhage of the lungs, but the real cause was being thrown from a wagon loaded with lumber, a portion of which fell upon him, 13 years ago, causing injury from which he never recovered. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman