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acres of land active agricultural pursuits Astoria attended Baker county became birth occurred California Charles chil children were born church citizens Company Coos county Cottage Grove crossed the plains cultivation daughter death deceased died in infancy donation claim Douglas county dren early enterprise father five children followed four children Fraternally George Grant county homestead hundred acres hundred and sixty Illinois improved Indiana interests Iowa Jackson county James John Josephine county Lane county later living located Lodge Marion county marriage to Miss married Mary McMinnville miles Missouri mother Odd Fellows Ohio operated Order of Odd Oregon ox teams passed pioneer political Portland public schools purchased ranch reared remained removed republican party resident river Salem Sarah served settled sixty acres spent success three children tion took twenty acres Umatilla county Union united in marriage valley Wallowa county Washington county wife William Yamhill county
Page 447 - Basye is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and is a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles of Jacksonville.
Page 491 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 187 - ... ready to meet any obligation of life with the confidence and courage that come of conscious personal ability, right conception of things and an habitual regard for what is best in the exercise of human activities.
Page 581 - Will you go to Oregon as one of a little band of missionaries to teach the poor Indians of their Savior?' was so suddenly proposed to me, I felt that it was the call of the Lord and I could not do otherwise." This was the motive that led Mrs. Gray to sever home ties and go with her husband in the work of consecrated Christian service to the far west. By steamer and stage coach they traveled westward until they reached Independence, Missouri, where they were joined by the Rev.
Page 174 - Doctor gives his political allegiance to the republican party, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Christian church, to which his wife and children also belong.
Page 97 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for...
Page 176 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 21 - Both he and his wife are members of the Christian church, of which he is also a deacon.