Location: Tehama County CA

Biographical Sketch of George W. Harris

GEORGE W. HARRIS. – This successful business man of Morrow county was born at Pittsfield, Pike county, Illinois, February 18, 1858. During his minor years he followed the fortunes of his parents, who moved to Iowa in 1860, and four years later crossed the plains to California with ox-teams, locating at Red Bluff. In 1865 they came to Oregon and located at Monmouth. From that date many changes and removals were undergone, including a return to California, a residence at Corvallis and again at Eugene; also a trip across the continent to Missouri, Texas and Iowa, and a return to

Biography of Orvis Milton Bloom

Orvis Milton Bloom, one of the well known oil producers living at Independence, Kansas, has been closely identified with the oil districts of the southwest for over twenty years. He was born in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, February 9, 1873, a son of A. W. and Rebecca (MacCracken) Bloom. His mother is now living at Independence. Mr. Bloom was one of a large family of children, and his brother, C. L. Bloom, has been one of the most successful oil operators in the southwest. When O. M. Bloom was five years of age his parents moved to Fulton County, Indiana, and

Combes, Jaren Eli – Obituary

Services were held June 11 at Chapel of The Flowers in Red Bluff, Calif., and interment was at Paskenta, Calif. Jaren was born Feb. 17, 1971. He grew up in North Powder, and graduated from Powder Valley High School in 1989. He’s lived in LA since he graduated, and worked as a musician and bartender. Survivors include his mother, Sandra Benoiton of Seychelles; his father, Stan Combes and his wife Tammy of North Powder; sisters, Jennifer Lasater and her husband Shannon of Raleigh, N.C., and C.J. Benoiton of Seychelles; brothers, Justin Shannon of Los Molinos, Calif., Sebastian and his fiance,