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. –
Free Inhabitants in “The Creek Nation” in the County “West of the” State of “Akansas” enumerated on the “16th” day of “August” 1860. While the census lists “free inhabitants” it is obvious that the list contains names of Native Americans, both of the Creek and Seminole tribes, and probably others. The “free inhabitants” is likely indicative that the family had given up their rights as Indians in treaties previous to 1860, drifted away from the tribe, or were never fully integrated. The black (B) and mulatto (M) status may indicate only the fact of the color of their skin, or whether one had a white ancestors, they may still be Native American.
In any community, east or west, the man who is for any considerable time kept in public office is one who has proven himself zealous and efficient in the discharge of duties devolving upon him in official position. It is the old story, many times repeated, of “faithfulness in small things.” These reflections have been encouraged by contemplation of the successful career of one of the prominent officials of Kootenai County and the first judicial district of Idaho. John C. Callahan was born in Massachusetts, January 28, 1859, a son of John and Hannah (Tuohey) Callahan, natives of Ireland, who
Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Daniel P. Callahan Laid To Rest Daniel Peter Callahan, old time resident of Joseph, passed away in the Marshall nursing home in La Grande Sunday evening, Aug. 3. He was born Dec. 11, 1866, at St. Martin’s, Brown County, Ohio, the son of Hugh and Anna Callahan. He came to Joseph in 1903 and was a resident of this county from that time until 1946 when he was hospitalized in La Grande. Mr. Callahan had been a prospector and preferred the outdoor life. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Cook of Portland, and Mrs.