Wingville, Baker County, Oregon
Death Summons Wingville Man
Thos. McQuowen Spent All of Life North-West of Baker
Thomas McQuowen of Wingville died suddenly this morning at the home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Annie McQuowen, where he had made his home for the last 22 years.
Born August 4, 1864, in the Pocahontas region, Mr. McQuowen, who was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jake McQuowen, Baker county pioneers, who came to this region via an oxen train in 1862, had lived in the Wingville and Pocahontas districts all of his life. He was engaged in farming.
Mr. McQuowen is survived by a brother, Alec of Pocahontas; two nephews, Orel McQuowen of Wingville and Eugene Hammond of Haines; Mrs. John Ingram of Philomath and Mrs. Hollie Mead of La Grande.
Funeral services, which will be under the direction of West and Co., will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock in West’s Chapel with Rev. W. H. LeMasters of the Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Wingville Cemetery.
Baker Democrat Herald – – May 23, 1939.