Location: VanBuren County IA

Biographical Sketch of Joseph C. Kelley

Joseph C. Kelley, one of the young business men of Malheur county, was born January 3, 1870, at Idaho City, Idaho, his parents being Joseph and Marrgaret (Thompson) Kelley, pioneers of that state. Joseph Kelley, senior, was a native of Farmington, Iowa, and was among those who in the early fifties sought the golden sands of California. After spending several years in California, in the middle sixties, Mr. Kelley again emigrated, going to Idaho and establishing himself in business as a mechanic at Idaho City. Here, in the closing days of 1870, the silver cord was broken and all that

Belfield, Charles M. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Charles M. Belfield, aged 70, died suddenly at his home in North Powder at about 4 o’clock Sunday morning. Mr. Belfield has been in poor health for the past several months, following an attack of pneumonia. He was up and about the house after midnight Sunday morning, and was found dead by his bedside about 7 o’clock. For the past fourteen or fifteen years, Mr. Belfield has been a resident of North Powder and North Powder vicinity. Mr. Benfield (sic) was born in VanBuren County, Iowa, May 28, 1857. He is survived by his wife,