The white population in Arkansas in 1817 had increased to several thousand, whose protection, as well as that of the Cherokee people living in that territory, from the continued hostilities of the Osage, required the establishment of a military post at the western border dividing the white settlements from the Osage. From Saint Louis came further news of threatened hostilities by the Osage near Clermont’s Town, and a report 1Niles Register, (Baltimore) vol. xiii, 176. that Major William Bradford with a detachment of United States riflemen, and accompanied by Major Long, topographical engineer, had left that city for the purpose
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.
Amanda J. Hammock.–The estimable and gracious lady whose name appears above is one of the worthy class who opened this section of the country for the ingress of civilization’s ways and for the abode of man, having been obliged to labor hard in this undertaking and having accomplished praise-worthy achievements, while her efforts to-day demonstrate her capable and upright and possessed of a sagacity and keenness of perception and ability to execute designs that makes her a very valuable resident of union county, where she is highly esteemed as she has always been. Amanda was born in Wayne county, Iowa,
Funeral services for Albert L. Childers, 84, of Sams Valley, who died Friday will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Perl Funeral Home. Pastor Gordon Peterson of Shady Cove Full Gospel Church will officiate. Interment will be private in Siskiyou Memorial Park. Mr. Childers was born Oct. 15, 1881, in Summerville, Ore. He lived for a number of years in Willows, Calif., where he was engaged as a farmer. For the past 14 years he had made his home in the Sams Valley area. On Jan. 28, 1903, in Wallowa County, Ore., he was married to Maude Heskett, who
Gay Childers dies suddenly Clarice Gayle “Gay” Childers, 56, the wife of Wallowa County Judge LeRoy Childers, died of an apparent heart attack in the Whiskey Creek area north of Wallowa early Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, 1986. She was with her husband on a wood gathering expedition at the time of her death. Mrs. Childers was a native of Cove, and lived in Wallowa for the past 20 years. Besides her husband, she is survived by three children and two grandchildren. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Cove cemetery. A full obituary appears
Graveside services will be held at the Lostine Cemetery for Thelma Childers on Thursday, March 27, 1997 at 2 p.m. Mrs. Childers, a lifelong resident of Wallowa County was 97 years of age. Born at Hurricane Creek on December 12, 1899, the daughter of Grace and S. P. Crow, she attended and graduated from Lostine Schools. On July 24, 1921, she married Cecil Childers and has lived most of her remaining years in Joseph. She was preceded by her husband in 1991. She was a longtime member of the Eastern Star, Rebeccas, Daughters of the Nile and the Ladies Auxiliary
Russel Gesner Childers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Childers, passed away July 5 after an illness which lasted several months. Early in September he began showing signs of extreme nervousness and later this was accompanied by paralysis on one side. A short time before his death he was stricken by apoplexy. His death has saddened the hearts of all who knew him as his sunny smile and loving disposition will be missed by all his friends and playmates. He was born at Lostine May 6, 1913, being 11 years, 1 month and 29 days old. He leaves to mourn
Robert Childers, Artist, Dies Robert Edward Childers III, 60, an artist, who designed the Hobbie Holly cloth doll while on the staff of American Greetings Inc. in New York, died Saturday in Medford. Enturnment [sic – Interment] will be in Jacksonville Cemetery with Hillcrest Mortuary, Medford, in charge of arrangements. No service is planned. Mr. Childers was born Jan. 21, 1924, in Lostin [sic – Lostine], Ore. He attended Medford schools, graduating in 1941 from Medford High School. While a student he had small parts in early Oregon Shakespearean Festival productions in Ashland. Following graduation he served in the U.S.
Former Wallowa County resident, Lucille C. Childers died July 11, 1996, at Medford. She was born May 16, 1911, at Milner, Idaho, the daughter of Frank O. and Rosella (Bennett) Sizemore. On June 6, 1929, she married Claire Childers at Enterprise. He preceded her in death on May 29, 1990. She is survived by sons, James Childers and Eugene Childers, both of Klamath Falls; sister, Ruth Bragg of Medford; grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Graveside services were held Monday, July 15, at 1 p.m. at the Enterprise Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Enterprise Christian Church in care of the
J. W. Childers Is Taken By Death Resident of County for Many Years Crossed Plains In 1865. James W. Childers died early Friday morning, Oct. 4, 1929, at the Wallowa hospital where he had been taken on Thursday for an operation for cancer of the bladder, an affliction with which he had suffered for years, and for which he underwent an operation about 20 years ago. Mr. Childers had been in poor health for years but always refused to give way to his ill health and kept active in the management of his farm until a few weeks before his