The full manuscript contains a condensed history of the state of Iowa, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the state of Iowa, a descriptive history of Story county and 229 selected biographical sketches of the citizens of Story County, Iowa.
Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon B. P. Hawley Passes Benjamin P. Hawley passed away at Wallowa Monday, January 3, 1927, just 57 days after the death of his wife. They celebrated their 57th anniversary of their wedding last October. Funeral services were held at the Wallowa Christian Church yesterday and burial was in the Wallowa cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. R.N. Olson. Mr. Hawley was born in 1843 in Virginia and served four years in the Confederate army under Gen. R.E. Lee. After the war he moved to West Virginia where he was married to Abagail Miller in 1869. They
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. J. W. Wortman Dies Very Suddenly Mrs. John Wortman passed away yesterday afternoon, Wednesday January 5, 1927, at the La Grande hospital where she had been taken for an operation for appendicitis. She never rallied from the operation. Kathryn Dufur was born in Waupaca, Wisconsin, April 8, 1884, and came west with her father and the family in 1901, going first to Bellingham, Washington. Afterward they made their home at Kalama, Washington. She was a highly educated and cultured woman and engaged in teaching after she had finished her training. While she was teaching at