Surname: Varner

Biography of Ed C. Varner

Ed C. Varner. A substantial Kansas farmer who is making a good living and proving himself a factor in the citizenship of Butler County, Ed C. Varner had in the course of two years become one of the well known oil men of the entire country. Fortune sometimes plays strange froaks and showers its benefits upon those apparently untieserving. However, as a rule the rewards of fortune are wisely bestowed. Ed C. Varner did much to merit all the prosperity that had come to him in the rich oil districts of Augusta. It was largely his foresight and wisdom that

Biography of Samuel C. Varner

Samuel C. Varner, a retired banker and merchant at Moran, is a veteran of the Civil war, and was one of the earliest business men to locate in Moran. His paternal ancestors came out of Germany and were colonial settlers in Pennsylvania. Samuel C. Varner was born in Pennsylvania at Monongahcla on December 10, 1845. His grandfather, John Varner, was born in the eastern part of that state at Lancaster, was a cabinet maker by trade, was a soldier in the War of 1812, and spent most of his years at Monongahela City and at Pittsburg. He married Elizabeth McKnight,

Varner, Melvin – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Enterprise native, Melvin Varner, 68, of Forest Grove, died July 21, 1995, at his home from lung problems due to smoking. He was born May 8, 1927, at the family home near Enterprise, the son of Albert G. and Cecile (Lay) Varner. On December 2, 1946, he married Dolores Isakson. He worked 23 years for Tektronix, retiring in 1983. he enjoyed hobbies of woodwork and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Forest Grove; daughter D’Ann Reid of Salem; sons, Steve Varner of Cornelius and Jay Varner of Hillsboro; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his mother