This gentleman is a native of Daviess County, and was born on the 18th of July, 1847, and received his education wholly in this county. He was reared a farmer and began life for himself in this avocation, engaging in stock-raising and feeding and in breeding thoroughbred horses, of which he now has some very fine specimens on his farm in Marion township. Mr. Estes is a man of sound, practical views, and of a judgment well matured in the school of experience, and his reputation for honesty and integrity has won for him many friends.
B. M. ESTES. There is no branch of commerce in the United States or elsewhere that is of more importance and enters more intimately into the interests of a locality than the selling of general merchandise, and this important calling is that in which Mr. Estes is engaged. He is a member of the firm of Estes & Cawdrey, of Eros, Arkansas, which connection was made in November 1893. Mr. Estes was born at Woodbury, Tennessee, September 23, 1844, being one of twelve children born to John M. and Charlotte (Elkins) Estes, the former of whom was a native of
NATHANIEL ESTES. This gentleman is prominently connected with the farming and mining interests of Marion County, Arkansas, and he has justly earned the reputation of being one of the most enterprising and progressive men of the section. He was born in Cannon County, Tennessee, November 8, 1847, a son of John Estes, a history of whom may be found in the sketch of James Estes. Nathaniel Estes came to Arkansas at an early period with his parents and has resided here since he was one year old. His early days were spent in attending school in Yellville, but the last
JAMES ESTES. This intelligent man of affairs keeps abreast of the times and is a successful tiller of the soil of Marion County, Arkansas He was born in Cannon County, Tennessee, July 10, 1839, a son of John and Charlotte (Elkins) Estes, and grandson of Gilbert Estes, who came to this country from England and participated in the Revolutionary War, being killed in the battle of Horse Shoe Bend. One of his sons was in the War of 1812 under Gen. Jackson. Mrs. Malinda Thomas is the only one of that family now living, and she has attained the age
T. N. Estes, pioneer of Wallowa county and highly respected citizen, passed away Friday, Nov 1, 1918, at his residence in Joseph. The cause of his death was heart failure. He was almost 72 years old at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife and nine children. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 7, 1918
Among those who have displayed ability to handle successfully a stock raising business and general farming stands prominently the lady whose name is at the head of this article, and it now becomes our pleasant privilege to outline her life’s career wherein she has ever manifested both graciousness and capability, ever showing forth those priceless qualities of noble womanhood and faithfully performing the portion allotted to her hands during her pilgrimage. Mrs. Mary E. Proebstel was born in 1835 in the state of Ohio, and remained in the place of her infancy but five years. Her parents then removed to
Wallowa county owes her prosperity and prominent position today more to the intelligent, progressive and capable farmers and stockmen within her borders than to any other class of individuals. She was especially fortunate in that there assembled here men and women from all parts of the country who were wide awake to the advantages offered and of courage and vigor sufficient to endure the hardships and develop the resources that nature had so lavishly bestowed here. Among this enterprising class there must not be failure to specifically mention the capable gentleman whose name introduces our article and to whom we