For thirty years Joseph Carman Pence has been a resident of Idaho, and has been extensively interested in one of the leading industries of the state stock-raising. He was born in Des Moines County, Iowa, on the 28th of May 1844, and is a representative of an old Pennsylvania-Dutch family that was founded in America in colonial days. Some of its members participated in the Revolutionary war, valiantly aiding in the struggle for independence. William Pence, the father of our subject, was born in the Keystone state, and in early manhood married Miss Mary Thurston, who was a native of
Location: White Pine County NV
Among the sons of the Pine Tree state who have found homes in the northwest and whose history forms an integral part of the record of the development of the rich mining interests of southern Idaho is Dan Feour. He was born in Aroostook County, Maine, June 9, 1850, a son of William and Catherine Feour. His father was born in Ireland, and when a young man came to the United States. He died in the fiftyfourth year of his age, and his wife departed this life at the age of fortyfour years. They were the parents of five children,
Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon Edith Estella Holst, 79yrs of age and a pioneer resident of Joseph passed away at Joseph on March 23, 1954. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hall and was born in White Pine Co, Nevada May 17, 1874. In 1884 the family came to Oregon settled at Dry Salmon in Wallowa Co. They lived there for two years before moving to Joseph. On February 9 1893 she was married to Chas. E. Jennings. Four children were born, Shelba E, Getta E., Velma M., and Anah R. Jennings. Mr. Jennings passed away Aug
La Grande resident, Lawrence E. (Larry) Ables, father of Bill Ables of Enterprise, died May 24, 1991, at Grande Ronde Hospital in La Grande. He was 64. A graveside funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Grandview Cemetery in La Grande. Mr. Ables was born April 22, 1927, in Ruth, Nev., the son of Lawrence and Anna (Jensen) Ables. On Aug. 12, 1948, he married Wanda Buzzetti in Ely, Nev. He worked as an aircraft fabricator in California and later as a truck driver for Boise Cascade in Union County from 1971 until he retired in 1983.