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Julian Charles Hall

Born Feby. 29, 1848 at Broadstairs, England and died at Enterprise, Sunday night, Sept. 2, 1917.

The deceased had just recovered from a long spell of sickness in Chicago when they decided to come and make their home with their only daughter, Mrs. W.B. Hawkins of this city. Their son accompanied them from Chicago and they arrived two weeks ago. He seemed to be improving rapidly but complained of being weak lately. Sunday night he retired as usual and said good night to the family. Monday morning after his breakfast was prepared Mr. Hill stepped to his room to call him and was shocked to find that he was dead and had undoubtedly passed away sometime during the early part of the night. He had suffered with a weak heart and no doubt the change from a low heart and no doubt the change from a low to a high altitude was too much for one so weak.

Funeral services be conducted at the residence of his daughter, Saturday at 1 p.m., Revs. H.N. Cooper and B.F. Miller officiating.

Mr. B.A. Hill who spent two weeks here and just left for Chicago last Friday is expected to return for the funeral.

Wallowa County Reporter Thursday September 12, 1918


Mar. 20 1923.
Following an illness of about a week Anah Hall passed to the great beyond Tuesday morning at the Hotel Jennings. Mr. Hall was surrounded by his children. In Mr. Halls passing Joseph loosed a familiar figure throughout particularly the life of the town he has been associated with it's activities, coming to the county first in 1883. He engaged in farming. He soon tired of this and moved into town which was then the central trading point of the county. He engaged in a sawmill business with his brother Arthur Hall later taking into partnership his son Orville and they operated the business for many years. Mr. Hall retired from active life in 1907. He retained a strip of ground East of the Jennings Hotel where Mr. Hall made his home for several years. This land bears testimony of his love of plant life, especially flowers. It was his pleasure to grow something that would bring cheer to others and none were turned away without a posey. Mr. Hall was a Native of the state of New York. He was born on the 12th day of Feb. and attained manhood in his native state. Crossing the plains in 1865 to Helena Montana where he engaged several years in placer mining. In 1869 he moved to Nevada where on Nov. 7th of that year he was united in marriage to Mary Masters who came from Wisconsin to join him. To this union three children where born Orville Hall, Mrs. Mabel Englehorn and Edith Jennings Holtz.

Contributed by Julie Botts


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