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History of the First Baptist Church, Baker City Oregon

The first Baptist church in Baker City was organized December 7, 1874, Rev. L. H. Boothe was chairman of the meeting and Prof. S. P. Barrett clerk. The members present were Hardin Estes, Perlina Estes, Arthur Smith, Mary Kilbourn, Samuel Gaines, Mary Gaines, Prof. Barrett, Mary Barrett and Delazon Smith. Prof. Barrett served as clerk …

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Baker Valley Oregon Churches

Ministers of various denominations visited Baker County and held meetings at different places, but no one was a resident minister within the county prior to 1868. The Rev. Ellsworth, of La Grande, came to Powder River Valley frequently in 1864-5, and later Elder Newton of the Methodist church, south, held meetings, frequently at Auburn and …

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Ward, Raymond – Obituary

Raymond Ward 69 Dies after Brief Illness Thursday The Haines area lost one of its most prominent citizens Thursday afternoon, April 24, when Raymond Asher Ward 69, succumbed at St. Elizabeth Hospital to a brief respiratory illness. Mr. Ward was a grain broker at Haines, was manager of the Haines plant of the Baker Mill …

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M’Quowen, Mary

Mary M’Quowen Dies At Age Of 90 Years Had Lived in Oregon Practically All Her Life and Passes Away at Wingville. Mrs. Mary McQuowen, an old resident of Wingville, died at the place this morning at 4 o’clock, aged 90 years. Mrs. McQuowen had lived in Oregon practically all her life, having resided in Wingville …

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Sieg, Desmond – Obituary

Desmond Sieg Was Valley Rancher Desmond Donald Sieg, 70, of Baker City passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 1990 at St. Elizabeth Hosp. Funeral services for Mr. Sieg was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1990 at 2:00 pm in Gray’s West and Co. Pioneer chapel. The Rev. Greg Lindsay of the United Methodist Church officiated. Concluding …

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Leigh, Elaine Betty “Hap” Lewis Ingram Mrs. – Obituary

Elaine Betty “Hap” Leigh, 84, of Baker City, who was nicknamed “Happy” by a close friend, died May 5, 2005, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home. There will be a Celebration of Life service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Monte Loyd of Harvest Church will officiate. There will …

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