Bilyeu, Evelyn H. passed away May 7, 1984 in Spokane. Her home, Spokane, WA. Mother of Mrs. Byron (Sandra) Salsby, Newburgh MY; grandmother of Camille Montenguise, Newburo, NY, Kris Salsby, Kent Salsby, both of New York; great granddaughter of Lisa Montenguise, NY; sister of Hilda Olson, Spokane, WA, Ed Nelson, Salem, OR; numerous nieces and nephews. A resident of Spokane, 34 years, 25 years in Teiko prior to Spokane. Member of the VFW Auxiliary. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 14, 1984 at 2 p.m. in the Gothic Chapel, Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, N1306 Monroe St., in charge.
Bilyeu, George Henry passed away in Spokane, July 6. His home was Tekoa. Survived by 1 son, Roy Bilyeu, Spokane; 1 sister, Mrs. Ed Lauritzen, Tekoa; 1 brother, Ed Bilyeu, Tekoa; 1 granddaughter. Funeral arrangements in care Kimball Funeral Home, Tekoa, Wash. Spokesman Review, July 8, 1954 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth Bilyeu was reported on our streets last Thursday morning. Her home was with her daughter [Nancy], Mrs. G. W. Morrow. [Elizabeth was the widow of Peter Bilyeu. Her parents were Peter S. Brenner and Hannah Isley. She died January 13, 1921.] Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
On Monday night at midnight [October 19, 1896] A. J. Bilyeu (Uncle Jack), a resident of Scio for many years, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Jesse Ray of Jordan. As a citizen, Uncle Jack was among our most substantial and trustworthy, always ready to accommodate a neighbor or friend he was respected by everyone. [Andrew was born in 1830 Sangamon Co., IL. He married Sarah Ann Terry in 1855 Linn Co. He was the father of eleven children. Andrew is interred in the Bilyeu Den Cemetery with his wife and many other members of the family]. Contributed by:
The rosary will be recited at 10 a.m. June 16, 1994, followed by Mass at Holy Redeemer Church. Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. Mrs. Bilyeu, of southwest Portland, died June 10 of causes related to age. She was 99. She was born Jan. 8, 1895, in DeLamar, Idaho, and moved to Portland in 1915. She was a 50-year member of Holy Redeemer Church. Her husband, C. Lloyd, died in 1967. Surviving are her daughter, Cathryn M. Jiroch of Tigard; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Remembrances: American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Arrangements: Zeller Chapel of
Mrs. Rupert A. Bilyeu and infant babe died at The Dalles hospital Friday morning [January 13, 1911 for Nettie and January 11 for baby]. She was a native of the city, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Edmunson, in her eighteenth year. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. D. Lewellen, at the Crandall Undertaking parlors at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon. [Interment in IOOF Cemetery] The Dalles Optimist, January 19, 1911 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
C. Lloyd, 7057 NE Grand, husband of Emma C. [Brown]; father of William J. and Cathryn M. Jiroch; 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild. Requiem mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Holy Redeemer Church, N. Portland Blvd at Williams. Interment Willamette National Cemetery. Office of the Dead, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Zeller Chapel of Roses, NE 21st & Broadway. [Died November 11, 1967; son of William Henry Bilyeu and Martha Margaret Dennis.] Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
Joseph A. Bilyeu, 94, at 3730 Auburn Road NE, died Wednesday at his residence. He was born and raised in Scio. He lived in Western Washington for many years, later worked in Portland shipyards and lived in Lincoln City 10 years before coming to Salem. He was a mail carrier and dairyman in Washington. Survivors include wife, Fern. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Virgil T. Golden Mortuary. Interment will be in Bilyeu Den Cemetery, Scio. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
Mrs. Bessie Lenore Bilyeu, 67, wife of Lloyd R. Bilyeu, died unexpectedly Friday at her home. A daughter of Abraham and Jane Miller, she was born June 1, 1888 on a farm west of Jefferson in Linn County. She was married on June 2, 1909, and lived near or in Jefferson for her entire life. Surviving besides the widower are two daughters, Lois Underwood and Lael Harper, and one grandson, Stanley Harper, all of Jefferson. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Fortmiller-Frederickson Chapel, Albany, with the Rev. Mervin McGill officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Albany.
Mrs. Nancy Ellen Bilyeu, 64, died here Sunday [February 18, 1945] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ima Woodard. Funeral services are to be held in the Weddle Chapel here at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Rev. Kenneth W. Knox officiating. Burial will be in the Bilyeu Den Cemetery. Born at Grubville, Mo., on July 9, 1880, Mrs. Bilyeu had lived in Oregon for 62 years, chiefly In the Scio-Crabtree area. In addition to her daughter, Mrs. Woodard, she is survived by two grandchildren, Larry and Collene; four brothers, Robert Cole of Salem, Curtis Cole of Eugene, Roy and Otto
One by one those sturdy old pioneers who crossed the plains with a plow ox team and endured privations almost equal to death itself, and by their untiring labors and horrendous efforts laid the foundation for this grand and glorious country, are passing into the land beyond from whence no traveler returns. The last to join this numberless multitude was George W. Bilyeu. Mr. Bilyeu came to Oregon in 1852, crossing the broad plains with the regulation ox team. He settled with his family on a donation land claim a few miles from this city, and there spent the greater
William Bilyeu, one of the oldest citizens of Linn County, died at his residence near Scio last Wednesday, aged 80 years [June 25, 1879]. He was perhaps the ancestor of the most numerous family in Oregon-the Bilyeu’s reaching over a hundred in number, nearly all of whom reside on the Forks of Santiam. We deeply sympathize with his large circle of relatives and friends, and shall attempt to secure a more succinct obituary of the good old man at an early day. Peace to his ashes. [William married Dianna Coker in 1816 TN. He fathered 12 children. William is buried
Virgil Carl Bilyeu, aged 73 years, 11 months and three days, in former years of the Scio area, died June 6, 1963 in Metropolitan State Hospital in Los Angeles. Born July 3, 1889 at Scio, Oregon, he is survived by a brother, Merle Bilyeu of Waterloo, Ore. He was a veteran of World War I. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Tracewell Funeral Home in Sweet Home, with Cleo Thompson of Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Graveside services were held at 3:30 at Franklin Butte Masonic cemetery near Scio. Contributed by: Shelli
A former city councilman and owner of an insurance firm here, Edward C. Bilyeu, 62, 321 Tangent St., died of a heart attack Monday at Lebanon Community Hospital. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lebanon First Assembly of God Church. The Rev. Garland Rogers and the Rev. H. D. Robeson will officiate. Burial follows at the IOOF Cemetery. Jost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made in his memory to the First Assembly of God Church or Gideon Memorial Bibles and left at the funeral home. Bilyeu was appointed to fill a vacant seat
At the residence of his parents, in Scio, on Saturday, December 13, 1890, George Franklin Bilyeu, aged 30 years. The immediate cause of his death was hemorrhage of the lungs, but the real cause was being thrown from a wagon loaded with lumber, a portion of which fell upon him, 13 years ago, causing injury from which he never recovered. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
A message from Scio yesterday told the death there of Mrs. Bert Bilyeu [February 17, 1908], niece of Mr. Mart Bilyeu of this city. Young woman 26 years of age. She leaves a husband and two children. [Daughter of Eli Luckenbach and Sarah Hopkins. Interment Franklin Butte Cemetery] Albany Democrat Herald, February 21, 1908 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
Vera L. Bilyeu, 66, of Lebanon, died Saturday [May 20, 1989] at Lebanon Community Hospital. She was born Vera Coon on Sept. 18, 1922 in Pleasant Green, Utah. She married Raymond M. Bilyeu in 1944 in San Diego, Calif., and they moved to Lebanon in 1960. He died Aug. 17, 1979. Mrs. Bilyeu was a member of the Lebanon Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She also belonged to the Sweet Adelines of Lebanon, and enjoyed oil painting and sewing. Surviving are sons Kelly of Lebanon and Mike of Spokane, Wash. and daughter Connie Bracy of
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Bilyeu, 77, of 330 Isabella Street, passed away at the Lebanon Hospital Monday evening [March 17, 1952]. Daughter of Mary and William Gatts, pioneer settlers in this area, she was born at their farm near Peterson Butte on July 13, 1874. With the exception of two years spent in Raymond, Wash., she was a lifelong resident of Lebanon and Lacomb. After her marriage to Joseph Lane Bilyeu in Lebanon, they lived in Lacomb and 30 years ago moved to Lebanon. Mr. Bilyeu died in 1943. Survivors are two sons, Amos Bilyeu, Lebanon, Ralph Bilyeu, Gates; daughters, Mrs.
Funeral services for Robert Dean Bilyeu, 88, of 50 D St. Halsey, were held Monday at the Halsey Methodist Church with burial following at Pine Grove Cemetery. Fisher Funeral Home of Albany was in charge of arrangements. [Died July 21, 1983] Born Feb. 25, 1895, at Bilyeu Den, Mr. Bilyeu had lived all of his life in the Brownsville and Halsey areas. He was a farmer. Mr. Bilyeu also was a police marshal in Halsey before his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and was a member of the Sweet Home Post of Veterans of
At his home in Scio, Oregon, October 18, 1901, with cancer of the throat, Peter Bilyeu, aged 64 years, 2 months and 21 days. Mr. Bilyeu had been sick about two years and he bore his sufferings without complaining. He was married to Miss Elizabeth Brenner on November 17, 1859 to them were born five children: Mrs. Nancy Morrow, Mrs. Laura Paul, Jeff Bilyeu, Evert Bilyeu, and Brenner Bilyeu all who survive him. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman