The sturdy pioneer, capable gentleman and patriotic citizen whose, name heads this article is one of the leading agriculturists and stockmen of his section of Malheur County, being a man who has wrought with great energy and commendable wisdom in his efforts to assist in the up building and advancement of this section of the country. Our subject was born in the County of Antrim, Ulster province, Ireland, on May 10, 1846, being the son of John and Elizabeth O’Neill. He was reared on a farm and remained in his native place until 1866, when he went to Scotland, and
Location: Visalia California
La Grande, Oregon Harry Leo Peterson, 73, of La Grande died May 28 at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla. At his request there will be no services. Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Peterson was born Feb. 17, 1933 to Harry and Lilie Mae Nicholson Peterson in Mountain Grove, Mo. He attended school in Visalia, Calif., and went on to electronic school in Los Angeles, Calif. On June 6, 1957, he married Mary Ford in Las Vegas, Nev. He worked in television electronics and then as a supervisor with USA Petroleum Corp., retiring about 1977.
Services will be at 10 a.m., Friday in Hadley Funeral Chapel in Visalia for former Tularean Susan M. Babb, 97, Visalia, who died Monday [January 6, 1992] in a Visalia hospital. Mrs. Babb was born, raised and educated in Macomb, Mo. She worked on the farm until marrying Harrison Babb in 1912 in Macomb, Mo. The couple moved to Exeter in 1929. In 1944, they moved to Tulare, where they had a ranch. They lived in Ivanhoe a short time before moving to Visalia in 1957. Mr. Babb died in 1959. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two
Harrison McKinley Babb, 68, Visalia, former resident of Tulare, died last night [April 19, 1959] in a Visalia hospital. He was a native of Macomb, MO. Babb moved to Exeter in 1929 and later moved to Tulare. He had lived in Visalia for the past nine years and was a retired dairy rancher. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Susan Babb, Visalia; two sons, Harry T. Babb, Tulare, and James H. Babb, Visalia; an adopted son Fred L. Miller, Visalia; three daughters, Mrs. Lois E. McLaughlin, Visalia; Mrs. Eunice K. Wilshire, Exeter, and Mrs. Juanita M. Flynn, Loomis; three brothers,
Oscar Vivian Todd10, (Frank E.9, Edward P.8, Silas7, Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 10, 1885, married Dec. 24, 1907, Annabel Davidson, who was born Aug. 1, 1890, in Elk City, Kan. He is a mechanic and lived in Visalia, Cal. Children: 2810. Lyle Francis, b. Nov. 22, 1909, in Independence, Kan. 2811. Gareth Waldo, b. May 27, 1911, in Visalia, Cal.
Russell Lowell Todd10, (Frank E.9, Edward P.8, Silas7, Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 12, 1890, married Oct. 8, 1913, Myrtle Niota Ferguson, who was born Feb. 17, 1889, in Grant City, Mo. He is a bookkeeper in Visalia, Cal., where their children were born. Children: 2812. John Ferguson, b. March 7, 1914. 2813. Russell Lowell, b. June 7, 1915.
Frank Elmer Todd9, (Edward P.8, Silas7, Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Dec. 12, 1858, at Apple River, Ill., married Jan. 1, 1881, Mary Julia, daughter of Dr. J. S. Coleman, who was born Sept. 7, 1860, in Marysville, Mo. Their children were all born in Cherryvale, Kan. They lived in Visalia, Tulare County, Calif. Children: 2659. Harland Arthur, b. Dec. 12, 1882; he is a physician and surgeon. *2660. Oscar Vivian, b. Jan 10, 1885. 2661. Lena Beatrice, b. April 1, 1888; a saleslady. *2662. Russell Lowell, b. July 12, 1890. 2663. Frank Bartell, b. Aug. 3, 1899.
Hereford, Oregon Wesley Ernest Loverin, 86, of Hereford, died Oct. 31, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Health Services. His graveside funeral was at 1 p.m. today at the Unity Cemetery. John Hayes and Bob Skinner officiated. Mr. Loverin was born at Visalia, Calif., on July 4, 1916, to Orlen Wesley and Maude Britten Loverin. Wes was raised at Three Rivers, Calif., where he grew up helping his father with his pack station. He worked out of the Giant Forest, guiding pack trips to the High Sierras. He later became a park ranger, district forest ranger and a supervisor for the Civilian