Surname: Gilkison

Biography of James E. Gilkison

JAMES E. GILKISON. – It is very pleasant to note that in place of the old pioneers that are too swiftly passing away from our midst, there is coming a class of industrious and enterprising agriculturists and business men that are doing credit to their illustrious predecessors in handling the resources of the county, and among this worthy number we must not fail to mention the thrifty and capable agriculturist whose name initiates this paragraph, and to whom we accord with pleasure a place in these abiding chronicles of our county, since he is one of the producers of wealth

Gilkison, Mary May – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon North Powder Woman Found Dead In Bed Mrs. Mary May Gilkison, wife of Murray Gilkison, was found dead in her bed Tuesday morning at her home in this city. Death had evidently came during the early morning hours. She was 50 years of age and had lived in North Powder vicinity for more than fifteen years. The deceased is survived by the husband, a daughter, Mrs. Nora Atterbury and three grandchildren, all of whom live in North Powder. Funeral services are being held today and burial in the local cemetery. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder

Gilkison, William – Obituary

William Gilkison died Wednesday, April 29, 1931, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Jones, in Union. He would have been 84 years of age had he lived until next August, and was the eldest brother of John Gilkison of North Powder. He was a resident of Baker until last fall when he went to Union to live with his daughter. The remains were shipped to Baker and the funeral took place today from the Presbyterian church. North Powder News – Oregon Trail Weekly Friday May 1 1931 Transcribed by Charlotte Carper