Location: Union Oregon

Benson, Addie Mrs. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon In Union, December 17th, of pulmonary consumption, Mrs. Addie Benson, aged 25 years. Mountain Sentinel, Union December 23, 1876

Benson, A. F. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Walla Walla, Wash, March 13-A. F. Benson died here last night. He was a native of Kentucky. Mr. Benson came here in 18621 as an emigrant escort and drove a six-mule team from Omaha to Walla Walla, then began freighting. He lived in Union county, Oregon, many years and was treasurer in that county. He was married at Union, Ore., May 11, 1873, to Martha E. Stanton, who survives with two sons and two daughters. The family came to Walla Walla in 1888 and Mrs. Benson engaged in farming until 1909. (Frank Benson was well known

Benson, David R. – Obituary

Near his residence in the town of Union, at 5 o’clock, Sunday morning, Oct. 7th, D. R. Benson, aged 67 years. David R. Benson, the subject of this sketch was well and favorably known, from Idaho to California, as a man of most remarkable energy and undoubted honesty and integrity. There are indeed, few, if any men in this entire community, whose loss would be so deeply felt. Many years of constant and active business relations with citizens of Union, Umatilla and Baker counties, has served to make his name known far and wide, and his word with heavy cattle

Chancey, Joseph M. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Joseph M. Chancey, son of A. Chancey of the Union Hotel, departed this life Sept. 26th, at his fathers residence in this city after a lingering and painful illness of long standing. J.M. Chancey was born December 29th, 1847. Several years ago he was attacked with a severe cold which took violent hold on his lungs and from that time, until death came to his relief, he never knew what it was to feel well. Everything was done to alleviate his sufferings that kind and affectionate parents and loving sisters and brother could do. He had

Cates, Willie Little – Obituary

At Union, Oregon, June 9, 1878, Little Willie, youngest son of W.A. and Carrie Cates, aged 9 months and 10 days. Mountain Sentinel, Saturday June 22, 1878

Cates, John A. – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon John A. Cates Responds to The Final Summons John A. Cates, aged seventy, died yesterday at the home of his son, Cecil Carter, near Alicel. His demise was due to injuries following an accident by a fall at the son’s farm a week or so ago and which resulted in a condition of partial paralysis. The deceased was a member of one of the earlier pioneer families of Union County, his parents settling on a homestead above Union in the early sixties. The surviving members of the original family are Robert S. Cates, former county clerk

Mable Carter – Obituary

Death Of Former Union Young Lady Mable, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Carter, a well known lady of a family who resided for many years in Union county, died at the home of her parents near Hood River Friday afternoon. Death was caused from fright following a runaway accident. Miss Carter was married a couple of years ago to Dr. E. D. Johnson, a prominent surgeon of Portland. She came up from Portland to Hood River to spend Christmas with her parents. On the way to the Carter farm, a mile and a half from town, the

Campbell, Emma – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Death of Mrs. Emma Campbell, a former resident of Union, died at Logan, Utah, May 17, 1911, at the age of 74 years, 7 months and 11 days. The funeral took place in Union Saturday May 20, at 2 p. m. from the M. E. Church. Mrs. Emma Campbell was formerly Mrs. J, E, Yowell, and leaves two sons and three daughters of her immediate family, aside from her husband, Mr. Campbell, who resides at Logan, Utah. Old timers will remember J. E. Yowell, who was assessor of Union county in 1865. He came up from

Blakeslee, Caroline D. – Obituary

Caroline D. Blakeslee, age 90 years, 4 months and 22 days, died in La Grande Monday last, and the funeral took place from the Episcopal church, Union, Wednesday afternoon, the 30th inst. Mrs. Blakeslee was 90 years old, having been born in Lewiston, New York, September 6, 1827. She was married to Chas. L. Blakeslee, May 12, 1850, and lived in Battle Creek, Mich., until 1865, when they crossed the plains to Union, where she lived until 1910. Since that time she has loved with her daughter, Mrs. Oliver. Mr. Blakeslee passed away June 1, 1905. She is survived by

Blakeslee, Charles Lewis – Obituary

Charles Lewis Blakeslee was born in Berlin, New York, in the year 1827. At the age of thirteen years he removed to the state of Michigan. In 1850 he was married to Caroline Dewey, and made his home in Battle Creek, Michigan. In 1863 Mr. Blakeslee moved to Union County, Oregon, with the pioneers of that year, and his family followed him in 1867. Mr. Blakeslee taught some of the first schools in the Grande Ronde Valley, in Summerville, Cove and Union, and in the old school house still stands in Union that was the scene of his early labors.