Biographies

Historic sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield counties, Washington Territory, and Umatilla County, Oregon cover

Walla Walla Washington Biographical Brevities

Biographical “brevities” or short sketches of individuals specific to Walla Walla, Washington. They appeared often in publications with limited space and resources, that still wanted to provide details of living residents in order to encourage their purchase of the publication. The source of these is the Historic Sketches of Walla Walla, Whitman, Columbia and Garfield Counties, Washington Territory, and Umatilla County, Oregon .

Columbia County, Washington Biographical Brevities

Abraham, Charles: lives three miles north of Dayton; is a farmer; owns 160 acres of land; address is Dayton. He was born in Oxfordshire, England, February 17, 1827; came to Oregon in 1852, and to this county in 1864. Allison, S. V. Ayres, William E. Bailey, Frank M. Bailey, Jeremy Bailey, Preston Baker, Josephine Baldwin, Willis S. Beamis, Clark A. Bemis, G. W. Benton, Augustus Benton, W. J. Bird, Elzey Blackard, Alexander Blackmer, George W. Bramlett, Sanford Brown, Hezekiah N. Burdick, S. G. Burge, H. A. Burk, E. R. Byrd, John Carson, Isaac Carson, W. H. Carter, G. R. Clark, …

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Garfield County, Washington Biographical Brevities

Allen, Nelson: lives four miles east of Pataha City; is a farmer; owns 160 acres of land; address is Pataha City. He was born in Henry County, Iowa; came to Oregon City, Oregon, in 1852, and to this county in 1877. Ball, W. A. Bankson, A. C. Bean, O. E. Bihlmaier, Jacob Blackmun, Andrew Braden, L. G. Bramlet, George W. Bridgewater, W. W. Burford, George W. Burge, C. C. Caples, H. L. Clark, Charles, N. Cluster, William F. Cooley, Andrew S. Cook, John B. Corder, Francis M. Courtney, L. B. Cox, V. L., Mrs. Coyle, A. P. Crumpacker, H. D. …

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