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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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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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McKittrick, Dorothy “Eloise” Stewart Mrs. – Obituary

Dorothy “Eloise” McKittrick, 93, a lifetime Baker County resident, died Nov. 30, 2002, at Baker City. There will be no memorial service at this time. A memorial gathering is being planned for next summer. Mrs. McKittrick was born Feb. 26, 1909, at the Wingville home of her pioneer parents, Robert Lee and Edith Lammert-Stewart. When …

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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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Manners, Rachel C. Buchanan Crimin Mrs. – Obituary

Rachel C. Buchanan Manners, 85, of Ontario, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 9, 2000, at Ontario. Her graveside funeral was Tuesday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Roger Scovil of the Baker City Christian Church officiated. Mrs. Manners was born and raised in the Wingville and Pocahontas areas where she met and married James …

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