FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
Mrs. Bessie Mae Shock, 82, of Halfway, died Friday evening June 26, 1964, at St. Elizabeth hospital after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Isaac and Betty Bragg McMullen, who were among the first settlers in Pine Valley. Mrs. Shock was born March 25, 1882, at Pine, OR., in the small log cabin which still stands on the McCall property. The first school she attended was situated on the farm now owned by Ernest McQueen. She was married to Jess Shock in June 1926, and he preceded her in death in Feb. 1956. Their son, Norman, died in
Mel Shock, 86, Was Pine Area Livestockman Melvin Wallace Shock, 86, of Halfway, passed away Sunday, May 10, at Cedar Manor Nursing home. His Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 13, 1981 at 1:00 pm. at the Pine Valley Presbyterian Church in Halfway. The Rev. Sidney Sandusky officiated. Langrell Mortuary was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Shock was born in Delta, Colorado on Jan. 29, 1895 to George and Mary Shock. He attended schools in Rock Creek, Muddy Creek, Haines, and Pine. He came to Baker Valley as a small child and then settled in Pine Valley in 1910 where
H. J. Shock, 67 Dies In Halfway Pine Valley Rancher was Stockman Since 1910 Henry Jasper Shock, 67, Pine Valley stockman died Monday evening at his home at Halfway after a long illness. Born October 1, 1888 in Missouri, he moved to Haines at the age of three with his parents George T. and Mary A. Shock. He spent several years in the Haines area and moved to Pine Valley in 1910. On June 4, 1925, he was married to Bessie McMullen in Baker. He was engaged in ranching and farming. His is survived by his widow Bessie of halfway,
George Shock, Well Known, Dies Sunday Resident of Halfway and 19 years at Haines “Haines–(Special)–George T. Shock, pioneer resident of Baker County, was born January 19, 1854, at Mexico, MO., and came to the San Luis valley, Colorado, at the age of 20 with his parents, brothers and sisters. The family left Missouri in March 1874, with a party of about 29 other families. They crossed the plains in a caravan of covered wagons driving mostly oxen and bringing their stock and equipment with them. They traveled together to guard against Indians and sought homes in different parts of Colorado.