Maryhill Obituaries

Name Birth Death Note
Alexander, Frank Edward 02-17-1880 09-30-1938 Maryhill Man Dies from Shot   Frank Eugene Alexander was born February 17, 1880 in Bickleton. According to his Findagrave Memorial, his parents were Beatrice [Thosker] and Frank Alexander. He married Orma Z [DePee] on April 3, 1937 in Vancouver, WA. On September 29, 1938, Frank was involved in an auto accident after his car "struck a car parked on the edge of the Evergreen highway near Wishram." It did not appear that Frank was injured. The following day, Frank apparently shot himself with a shotgun near his home in Maryhill. He died at the age of 58.   [Researcher Note: Although the newspaper article says Frank was buried at the IOOF Cemetery, the gravestone is at Maryhill. His WWI Draft Registration confirms his birthdate and full name.]  
Ashcroft, Edward 1861 01-24-1948 Pensioner (column 1)   Burial Services (column 6)   Edward drowned in the Columbia River near Cliffs, Klickitat, WA
Asher, Robert Lee 02-08-1919 12-22-1934 Robert Lee Asher (column 3)   Spinal meningitis and pneumonia
Babcock, Octa Icophene 03-05-1896 07-04-1935 Icophene Babcock (column 1)   HS Photo   Octa Icophene was born March 5, 1896 to Mary Louise [Brazeal] and George B. Clendening at Columbus, Klickitat County. She married Eugene H Babcock 12-23-1919 in Clark County, WA. Icophene died 07-04-1935 in Ridgefield, Clark, WA.
Bolan, Ida Estelle Kennedy 05-21-1858 10-03-1928 The death of Ida Kennedy (column 4)   Mrs. John Bolan (column 3)   Parents: Lucina [Wendell] and E.R. Hatch. Spouse #1 (1882): John Kennedy. Spouse #2 (1912)
De Pee, Charles 02-15-1879 09-30-1935 Obituary: Charles DePee (column 6)   Spouse: Orma Johnson
Hamblen, Geraldine Ann 09-07-1944 03-21-1945 Funeral Services (Maryhill News). Parents: Juanita [Patterson] and James Hamblen  
Hamblen, Sherman C. 01-11-1911 01-10-1972 Obituary (Sentinel Archive)  
Helms, Mary [Nordyke] 03-01-1837 03-06-1896 The Nellie, the towboat for the Grants ferry, half-masted (column 2 under "Clippings Of the Past")   Early Oregonians   Mary [Nordyke] was born March 1, 1837 in Illinois to Camilla [Pickerell] and Aden Nordyke. She married William Henry Helms on October 12, 1854 in Marion County, Oregon. Mary passed away on March 6, 1896 in Colfax, Washington and her body was brought on "The Nellie" back to Klickitat County for burial.
Henderson, Ira L. June 1870 12-27-1942 Gravestone   Sentinel Death Announcement   Obituary (link & work by Jeffrey Elmer)   Ira L. Henderson was born in June 1870 in Missouri to Lucy A [Stark] and Joseph Henderson. The Henderson family was living in Klickitat County by the 1880 US Census. Ira was married to Martha (Mattie) Brazeal on February 6, 1896 at Goldendale in Klickitat County. He served as the sheriff of Klickitat County from 1916 to 1920. Ira passed away on December 27, 1942 at the age of 72 in Vancouver, Clark County, WA.
[Researcher Sources: Obituary; 1883 WA State & Territorial Census; US & International Marriage Records; WA Death Records; 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 & 1940 US Censuses]
Hope, Arthur William 02-12-1906 09-13-1964 Obituary  
McAfee, Mamie 02-22-1895 11-03-1925 Mrs. Mamie McAfee   Parents: Lou & Henry Barnard. Spouse: Ragen McAfee. Died of TB  
Piggot, Mrs.   July 29, 1896 Died at the Columbus M.E. parsonage Wednesday... (column 1 - "See Clippings of the Past")   Mrs. Piggot was living at the Columbus M.E. parsonage and died there, after having been invalided for nearly a year. Her husband Rev. John Piggot moved her here, hoping the move would help her health difficulties. [Researcher Note: The newspaper article says she was buried in the Columbus Cemetery. The memorial does not identify Mrs. Piggot's first or maiden name. They do cite that she was born in 1839 in Illinois, but it is unclear where this information originated.]
Sanders, William L. 07-16-1864 07-09-1918 Obituary  
Wheelhouse, Harry 06-14-1866 12-06-1925 Harry Wheelhouse (column 3)   Obituary (link by Jeffrey Elmer)

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