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Sarah Jane OWENBY

Archie Ownby

L. C. Oliver

Mrs. Rus Martin received the sad news of the death of her father L.C. Oliver, at North Powder, last Monday. Mr. Oliver is well known by all the old settlers of our community. He was one of the first settlers in Arko. He took the farm now owned by Al Nedrow as a homestead several years ago. He moved to southern Oregon, but made several visits back to his old home land. Mr. Oliver was 68 years old and had been a sufferer with the asthma for many years. Mrs. May's of Mud Creek is also a daughter.

Mr. Oliver had many friends in Arko who sympathise with the family in their loss.

Wallowa County Reporter Thursday March 4, 1920

Dan Otto

C.W. Otto received word of his father's death at Grant's Pass last Saturday and left for that place that day. Dan Otto was over sixty years of age and was an old resident of this locality. He went to grant's Pass last fall to spend the winter.

Wallowa County Reporter Thursday March 18, 1920

Sarah Jane Owenby

Mrs. Sarah Jane Owenby died at her home in Enterprise on Saturday, February 14th, from the effects of the influenza. The deceased was born in Iowa on July 31st, 1871 and is survived by her husband, Benjamin Owenby.

Wallowa County Reporter February 19, 1920

Archie Ownby

Archie Ownby, 16 year old son of Mrs. Margaret Ownby of Joseph, died Tuesday  morning.  The boy had never been strong, having been a cripple.  Recently he  had been suffering from heart and kidney troubles in addition.  He was born
in this county and had lived all his life here.

Enterprise Record Chieftain
Thurs. Sept. 5, 1918

Transcribed by Charlotte Carper


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