Fred S. Watt, cashier of the Lovewell State Bank, is a man of exceptlonal ability and widely known in Jewell County, and besides his banking duties is also pastor of the United Brethren Church at Lovewell. Mr. Watt was born in Webster County, Nebraska, July 30, 1879. He is of English ancestry but the family located in Pennsylvania in colonial times. His grandfather, John Watt, was born in Indiana in 1810 and in 1871 became one of the piommer settlers in Webster County, Nebraska, where he homesteaded 160 acres near Guide Rock. He was a practical farmer, and spent his
Location: Webster County NE
Thomas Tweedy, attorney-at-law, was born in Indiana, September 12, 1853; came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1878; studied law at Red Cloud, Neb., also at Oswego, Kan., and was admitted to practice at Verne, Jennings Co., Ind., June 19, 1881. He is the only practicing attorney in Burr Oak. Attended college at Lancaster, Ind. He was married in Burr Oak, September 12, 1882, to Miss Ella M. Story.
La Grande, Oregon Helen Clara Mandeville, 94, of La Grande, died Aug. 16 at a local care center. A full obituary will be available later. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. The Observer – August 20, 2008 ________________________________________ Helen Clara Mandeville, 94, of La Grande, died Aug. 16 at a local care center. Loveland Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Helen was born May 22, 1914, to Oscar and Minnie (Pohl) Dahms in Blue Hill, Neb. She was raised and educated in Blue Hill, and moved to California in the mid-1930s. She lived