Surname: Burford

1918 Warren County Farmers’ Directory – B Surnames

Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. –

Burford, Elvie – Obituary

Illness Claims “Virgie” Burford Elvie Burford, Known to her many friends as Virgie, passed away at a La Grande hospital Wednesday September 12, 1956 after an extended illness. A Union, Oregon housewife, Mrs. Burford was 62 years of age, being born September 27, 1893 in High Valley near Union, Oregon. She resided in Union county all of her life, and was marred to Frank Burford December 3, 1913. Surviving are her husband, Frank Burford, Union; two daughters, Mrs. Ada Cowles of Baker and Mrs. Reta Connell of Hinkle, Oregon. Two brothers are Norman Ross of Huron and Archie Ross of

Burford, Archie Reed – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Archie Burford, native of High Valley and a graduate of Cove high school, died unexpectedly Friday in Glendale, Cal. His sister, Mrs. Ray Hartley, and a nephew (Howard is son of Archie), Howard Burford, La Grande, left for Glendale Saturday. Photo of tombstone: Archie R. Burford Loving Husband and Father 1892 – 1950 Donated by Margaret Shinoki “Archie R. Burford” The Union Republic. Union, Union County, Oregon. Friday, February 24, 1950. Volume 62, Number 40, Page 1. Funeral services for Archie Reed Burford, who died Feb. 10 at his home in Glendale, Calif., were held at

Burford, Frank Leslie – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Funeral services for Mr. Frank Leslie Burford, Of Union, 82, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Methodist Church in Union under the direction of the Beatty Chapel. The Rev. James H. Soden of the Calvary Baptist Church in Baker will officiate. Burial will be in the family plot in the Union Cemetery. Mr. Burford died early Monday morning, Jan 31, (1972) after a short illness. Mr. Burford was born on Oct. 1, 1889 at Cove, the son of James Samuel and Minnie Rundall Burford. He attended schools in Cove, and farmed in High

Burford, Ida Matilda – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Ida Matilda Burford, wife of William Burford, died in Union Friday of last week and the funeral took place Saturday. Mrs. Burford leaves a husband and young child. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Davis, of High Valley. The immediate cause of her death was pneumonia. Ida Matilda Burford was born on October 9, 1890, at High Valley. She was the second daughter and third child of nine children of Robert and Viola Davis, and was married to William P. Burford November 20th, 1913. Of this union one child, Alvin William, was

Burford, Ivy Myrtle (Ross) – Obituary

Union, Union County, Oregon Ivy M. Burford of Union, died Wednesday at a local hospital at the age of 80. Mrs. Burford was born on September 16, 1890 at Union, the daughter of Frank and Emma Ross. She lived in Union County all her life and attended schools in Union. She was a member of the Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was an avid gardner. Survivors include a son, Clifford of Eugene, Ore.; sisters, Ellen Alexander, Union; and Belle Hutchinson, La Grande, brothers, Archie Ross, Klamath Falls, Ore.; and Norman Ross, La Grande; seven grandchildren and other

Burford, James S. – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Pioneer, Passes; Burial Thursday James S Burford, 76 year old pioneer of Union County, died this morning (June 25, 1935) at the Grande Ronde hospital after a short illness. (He was born February 19, 1859 per funeral card). Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Methodist church at Cove with Rev. Smits in charge of the services. Burial will take place at the family plot in the Cove Cemetery. Friends may view the body at the chapel of Walters Funeral Home. Mr. Burford crossed the plains to Oregon at the age

Burford, William Preston – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon William Preston Burford, Born August 31, 1885 in Cove, Oregon, Died February 14, 1968 in La Grande, Oregon Funeral services held Saturday, February 17, 1968 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Methodist Church. Rev. John Schweigert officiating. Serving as pallbearers were: Kenneth Alexander, Edgar Wilkinson, Wilbur Smith, Merlin Alexander, Maurice Pyatt and Ralph Titus. Burial in Union Cemetery, Union, Oregon. Contributed by Robin Church

Burford, Paula Errolo – Obituary

Union, Oregon Paula Errolo Burford, 80, of College Place, Wash., and formerly of Union died Sept. 17 at her daughter’s home. The funeral was held today at Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home in Milton-Freewater. Burial was at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. Mrs. Burford was born March 25, 1926, to Joseph Coleman and Katie Rosilla Deuel Lay in Medical Springs. She graduated from Union High School, and attended Brigham Young University. She moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where she worked for Western Union. On Sept. 16, 1949, she married Clifford Edwin Burford in Los Angeles. They returned to Oregon and lived in Milton-Freewater for