This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.
Transcription of Mitchell Valley Cemetery in Mitchell, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.
Sol. E. Waggoner, president of the Masonic Home of St. Louis, has long been a recognized leader in the Masonic fraternity of Missouri and has contributed much to the growth and success of the order in the state. A native of Ohio he was born March 8, 1851, and is justly proud to trace his descent from General Waggoner of Revolutionary war fame who was a resident of Virginia. His father, William Waggoner, lived for some time in Ohio and in 1858 established his home in Macon, Missouri. He was one of only eight in the entire county who supported
Luth Waggoner was born in the state of Missouri in the year 1833, and moved with his parents in the year 1839 to Red River District, Texas, and stopped where Blossom Prairie is located. The family remained there and farmed and raised stock for a period of ten years, and moved to Hopkins County where L. Waggoner has lived all his life. Luth’s father, Solomon Waggoner, had a large family when they came into Hopkins County. There are only two of this family living in Hopkins County at this time, Luth and N. B. Waggoner. Luth married Miss Nancy Millsap
J. W. Waggoner, Esq., of Coffee County, born October 8, 1836, is the son of J. A. and Rebecca Waggoner, the former, born in 1806, died in 1848, and the latter born in 1806, died in 1883. Our subject is of German and Scotch descent. After continuing on the farm to care for his mother, he entered the Confederate service in 1862. After six months in camp with Captain McCutchen’s company, he was made steward and bookkeeper of the hospital at Chattanooga, afterward farming and teaching; in 1869 he took his present office of magistrate. He began the successful practice
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.
Grant Waggoner is a specialist in mining law with office and practice at Baxter Springs, Kansas. He has claimed his home at Baxter Springs since 1909, but did not open his law office in that city until 1912. While most of his practice is connected with some phase or other of the mining industry, he also handles a general civil and criminal practice. In 1914 Mr. Waggouer was elected from his district as representative in the State Legislature. He proved an able champion of all progressive legislation enacted during his term, and was particularly at the front in all matters
Baker City, Oregon Waynette Waggoner, 65, of Baker City, Ore., died July 23, 2006, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho. Her husband, Steve Waggoner of 36 years and her children were at her side. A Memorial service will be held July 28, 2006, 11 a.m. at the Baker City Christian Church. Pastor Roger Scovil of the Baker City Christian Church will officiate. A reception will follow at the Baker City Christian Church. Cremation will be at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory. Waynette was born to Marcella and Lloyd Lang on March 20, 1941 in Salem, Ore. After serving in World
September 29, 1949 Waggoner Rites Held Funeral services were conducted at 2 o’clock at the Methodist church at Odebolt Thursday afternoon, September 22, 1949 for Mrs. A. B. Waggoner. The Rev. H. M. Burns officiated. Music was provided by Mrs. Ray Wardrip with Mrs. W. G. Horstman accompanying. Interment was at the Odebolt cemetery. Pall bearers were William Sykes, Walter Schultz, Art Scott, James Cowlham, Chris Sonksen & Glenn Boerner. Jessie E. Gunn, daughter of James N. & Elizabeth Gunn was born in Clinton, Iowa, July 27, 1869. At the age of 12 years she moved with her parents to
February 28, 1895 Chronicle – Odebolt The many friends of Henry Waggoner, who lived three miles west of Odebolt, were grieved to hear of his death, which occurred about 11:45 on Sunday night. He was taken ill on the preceding Tuesday with pneumonia, and from the first his condition was serious. Mr. Waggoner was one of the kindest and best men we ever knew and we not believe he had an enemy. He was born in Perry County, Pa., Sept. 5, 1834, and resided there until 1873 when he moved to Cumberland County, Pa. He married Miss Ellen M. Murphy