GLASGOW, Luella (d. 1903)
GLEN, Robert J. (d. 1915)
GLOPEN, Hansine (d. 1927)
Funeral services for Mrs. Hansine Glopen, aged 71 years, who passed away at a local hospital Friday evening, Jan. 7, after a residence in Bellingham for the past 22 years, will be held Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 11, at 2 o'clock, at the Scandinavian Methodist Episcopal church, with the Rev. O. T. Field, pastor officiating. Interment will be made in the family plot in Bay View cemetery under the direction of Homer Mark. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Theresa Lenseth of Bellingham; two sons, Carluf of Bellingham and Vidluf of Norway; five sisters, Mrs. Sarah Arntzen of Bellingham, Mrs. Laura Berg of Bellingham, Mrs. Sather of Long Beach, Calif., and two sisters residing in Norway, and ten grandchildren.
(From The Bellingham Herald, January 10, 1927)
GLOPPEN, Waldermar R. (d. 1925)
GLOVER, Luther (d. 1939)
Luther Glover, aged 63 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Hattie Glover, passed
away at the family home, 3925 Silver Beach Avenue, this city, Wednesday,
May 17, after a lingering illness. Mr. Glover had resided in Whatcom County
for the past eleven years and was an elder, and superintendent of the
Sunday school at the First Christian Church. Surviving relatives besides
his widow, include six daughters and one son, Mrs. Nellie Overcast, Everson,
Route 2; Mrs. Cora Hardy, Bremerton, Wash.; Mrs. Grace Caven, Nampa, Ida.;
Mrs. Bessie Sicklestele, Mount Vernon, Wash.; Miss Ada and Margie Glover,
city and Mr. Everett Glover, Bellingham; six grandchildren, one sister and
two brothers, Mrs. Sarah Jones, Arcola, Ill.; George and William Glover,
Soldier, Ky. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home
where services will be held Saturday afternoon, May 20, at 2 o'clock, with
Rev. Joe Warner, pastor of the First Christian Church officiating. Interment
will be made in Woodlawn Cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, May 18, 1939) Submitted by Becky Kendall
GOHEEN, Henry A. (d. 1933)
Aged 81 years, Henry Austin Goheen died early Thursday at his home, Geneva. Funeral services will be held at the Harlow-Hollingsworth funeral home Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Rev. R. L. Peterson will officiate. Burial will occur in Woodlawn cemetery.
Mr. Goheen is survived by his widow, Mrs. Emma C. Goheen; eight sons, Jesse, Klamath Falls, Ore.; Merle C., Long Beach, Cal.; James M, B. Frank, Russell A, Arthur L, Cecil A. and Ralph W. Goheen, all of Bellingham, and one brother, Hugh Goheen, Tacoma.
(From The Bellingham Herald, March 16, 1933) Submitted by Barbara Lynch.
GOHEEN, Hugh M. (d. 1935)
Funeral services for Hugh Mercer Goheen, aged 88 years, who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ethel Fay Lowry, 820 South Proctor Street, Tacoma, Wash., Wednesday, December 18, after a short illness, will be held in the Cathedral Chapel of the Homer Mark Mortuary Friday afternoon, December 20, at l:30 o’clock, with the Rev. John Robertson Macartney, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church officiating, assisted by Rev. Wallace E. Gill of the Christian Mission Alliance. Interment will be made in the family plot in Bay View Cemetery. Mr. Goheen had been a resident of Bellingham for the past thirty years, prior to going to Tacoma in 1930. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of New Kensington, Pa., and a former member of the I.O.O.F. He leaves to survive, three daughters, Mrs. Inez M. Long, Davis Creek, Calif.; Mrs. Ethel Fay Lowry, Tacoma, Wash.; Mrs. W. L. Cochran, city, one son, Lester M. Goheen, city; fifteen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
(From The Bellingham Herald, December 19, 1935) Submitted by Barbara Lynch.
GOHEEN, James M. (d. 1933)
James M. Goheen, aged 89 years, passed away at his home at Geneva, Monday, February 13, after a residence in Bellingham and Whatcom county for the past forty-three years. Mr. Goheen was a Civil war veteran, during the war having served with Company K, Fourteenth Pennsylvania cavalry. He leaves to survive him one son John Goheen, Alaska; a daughter, Miss Amy Goheen, in Pennsylvania and two brothers, H. A. Goheen, city, and Hugh Goheen, of Tacoma. Funeral services will be held at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home Thursday, February 16, at 1:30 o'clock, and interment will occur in Woodlawn cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, February 14, 1933)
GOODELL, Alice (d. 1938)
Alice Julia Goodell, age 75 years, passed away at her home, 1915 James street, Thursday, June 21, following a short illness. Mrs. Goodell had been a resident here for the past thirty years and was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal church. Surviving relatives are two sons, George and Walter Goodell, of this city; two daughters, Ruth Goodell, Bellingham, and Mrs. Jessie Werner, San Pedro, Cal.; two brothers, George Thomson, Wabasha, Wis., and Elmer Thomson, LaCrosse, Wis.; also eight grandchildren. The remains are resting at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth, where funeral services will be conducted by Dean Thomas DeWitt Tanner, Thursday, June 23, at 1 p.m. Interment will be made in Bay View Cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, June 21, 1938) Submitted by Barbara Lynch.
GOODELL, Henry (d. 1905)
Henry M. Goodell died at his home in Bellingham last Sunday evening after a long illness with Bright's disease. The funeral was held in that city Tuesday afternoon. A widow, four daughters and a son survive him. Mr. Goodell was sixty years of age and had been a resident of this county for more than thirty-two years. He was a brother of Mrs. P. N. Judson of this city and was also related to the O'Neil family. Mr. Goodell was one of the pioneers of this section, having located on a homestead near Lynden where he lived for several years. He was well known in this vicinity and the many friends unite in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.
(From The Pacific Pilot, May 4, 1905) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOODELL, Henry R. (d. 1922)
Funeral services for Roy H. Goodell, forest guard, who was killed in a rock slide at Newhalem Thursday evening, will be held at Arthur C. Harlow's chapel Sunday at 2 p.m., with Elder H. Z. Davis officiating. Interment will be made in Bay View cemetery.
Henry Roy Goodell was born at Lynden, Wash., July 30 1886. At an early age he came to Bellingham, receiving his education in the Bellingham schools. He was a very popular student of the Bellingham State Normal, graduating in the class of 1909. He took an active part in all athletic sports and represented his school creditably in a number of debating and oratorical contests. He was also a student of the state university. since his graduation he has followed the teaching profession except for the period of time spent in the service of his country during the late war. During the past year he was principal of the Entiat schools and had contracted to return the coming year. As a teacher he was beloved by his students and holds a warm place in the hearts of the people of the communities in which he has taught. He was a treat lover of outdoor life, last fall making his way on foot through the Cascades from Marblemount to Lake Chelan on his way to Entiat. Some of his summers have been spent in the forestry service, where he met his death
July 6, 1922. Besides his three sisters he leaves a large circle of friends who deeply mourn his loss.
(From The Bellingham Herald, July 27, 1922) Submitted by Mike Sweeney.
GOODELL, Hiram N. (d. 1916)
GOODER, Allan (d. 1934)
(From The Bellingham Herald, November 23, 1934) Submitted by Merrily Lawson
GOODFELLOW, Joseph (d. 1915)
Joseph Goodfellow of Point Roberts passed away at the home of his son, Joseph Goodfellow jr. in this city last Friday morning. He had been ill but a few days before the final summons came. He was in his 78th year. Mr. Goodfellow lived a quit (sic), unstentations life, believing in both and good works. He was a good citizen and neighbor, a man of Christian uprightedness. When the end came he faced it bravely and said he was ready to go. Funeral services were held at the home of his son, Joseph, on Sunday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. Joseph Weiss officiating, and interment made in the Blaine cemetery.
Joseph Goodfellow was born in Northumberland county, New Brunswick, July
25, 1837. Here lived there 48 years, going to British Columbia and later
to Washington, where he settled at Point Roberts which has since been his
home. In 1860 he was married to Catherine Esson, who died in June 1906. Eleven
children were born to them, of whom four survive, Mrs. Annie Mathieson of
Alberta, Everard J. of New Brunswick, and Mrs. Catherine Draper, who died
in June 1910. Mr. Goodfellow was the youngest and last surviving child in
a family of eleven children. The sorrowing family have the sympathy of all
in the loss of a faithful father.
(From The Blaine Journal, January 7, 1916) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOODING, Charles W. (d. 1920)
Charles Wesley Gooding died at a local hospital this morning after a week’s illness at the age of 35 years. He had lived here and in this vicinity thirty-one years. He was a member of Wahl Camp, No. 5357, Modern Woodmen. Surviving are the wife and children, four sons and three daughters, at the family home, Bellingham rural route No. 4. His parents are living, also three brothers, Harvey Gooding, Edward W. Gooding and Ray Gooding, all of or near Bellingham. Funeral services will be held Sunday forenoon at 10:30 o’clock from the parlors of Harry O. Bingham, 120 Prospect street, with Reverend Samuel Brown officiating. Burial will be in Bay View cemetery, according to the ritualistic burial service of the Modern Woodmen.
(From The Bellingham Herald, February 20, 1920) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GOODING, Harvey (d. 1921)
Harvey Gooding, Civil war veteran and for thirty-two years a Bellingham resident, died at an early hour today at his home, 2311 King street, at the age of 73 years after one week's illness. He was a member of the Steadfast Bible Students and of J. B. Steedman post No. 24, G. A. R. During the Civil war he served as a drummer boy in Company F. 144th regiment, Ohio infantry. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hettie Gooding; two sons, Edward W. and Alfred R., of Bellingham; one brother in Seattle and one brother and one sister residing at Arlington, also by fifteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral announcements will be made by Harry O. Bingham.
(From The Bellingham Herald, April 21, 1921) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOODING, Jesse P. (d. 1920)
Jesse P. Gooding, thirty-one years a resident of Bellingham, died this morning at his home, 2311 King street, after an illness of three weeks. He was 41 years old and was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America at Wahl. The survivors are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gooding; two brothers and two daughters, Ed Gooding, Bellingham, and Mrs. Lee Nash, Bellingham, and Miss Jessie Gooding, of Montana. Mr. Gooding’s brother, Charles Wesley Gooding, died here February 19. Harry O. Benham will make the funeral arrangements.
(From The Bellingham Herald, March 2, 1920) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GOODING, Miles (d. 1932)
Ending a long life of usefulness as churchman and neighbor, Miles Gooding, 1210 Garden street, died early today at St. Luke's hospital. He was in his eighty-fifth year. Mr. Gooding was one of Whatcom county's pioneers, coming here from Watseka, Illinois, September 29, 1888. He was a native of Indiana, and was the last surviving member of a large family. In his later years Mr. Gooding's life was darkened physically, but not spiritually, by blindness. Stricken totally blind six years ago, he took, if possible, an even greater interest thereafter in the spiritual life. He was one of the most faithful members of the Christian and Missionary Alliance church, where his testimonies and his presence will long be missed by the membership.
Mr. Gooding is survived by two sons, Paul Gooding, Bellingham, and Earl B. Gooding, Seattle; two daughters, Miss Edna Gooding, Bremerton, and Mrs. George B. Ford, Bellingham, and four grandchildren, Miss Alice Ford, Georgeanna Ford, Donald Paul Gooding and Lila May Gooding. Funeral services will be held at the Christian and Missionary Alliance church Sunday at 3 p. m. The Rev. Wallace E. Gill, the pastor will officiate. Interment will follow in Bay View cemetery, under the direction of the Homer Mark mortuary.
(From The Bellingham Herald, April 9, 1932) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOODMAN, Katie (d. 1906)
Mrs. Katie Goodman, who left Blaine a few weeks ago to enter the hospital at Bellingham, died Monday night. She leaves two children, a boy fourteen and a girl six years old. The deceased lady's remains were brought to Blaine Wednesday and interred at the cemetery here. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. G. A. Sheafe at the Current Memorial church Wednesday afternoon. Many sympathising friends who had witnessed the noble struggle this woman made to support herself and family with her failing strength attended the funeral.
(From The Blaine Journal, May 18, 1906) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOODMAN, Stoney N. (d. 1935)
Friends gathered within the Icelandic Lutheran church on G street Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock to attend funeral services for Stoney Neil Goodman, who met his untimely death by drowning in the Bellingham harbor on Wednesday afternoon of last week. Rev. V. J. Eylands, pastor of the church, officiated and several solos were rendered by Mrs. Eylands and favorite hymns were sung by the choir. Stoney, who was born and raised in Blaine, attending the public schools here, had been in Bellingham for the past few months where he had been employed.
Surviving are his son, Harold, his father Thomas Goodman, three brothers, Mike, Bill and Walter, and one sister, Mrs. Margaret Bullock, who resides in Bellingham, and six nieces and nephews. Floral offerings sent to the church were very beautiful. Casket bearers were Earle Bullock, Joe Berg, Percy Willoby, John Johnson, Alfred Vallene and Ole Hall.
Interment was made in the family plot in the Blaine cemetery. Sincere sympathy is extended the family at this time by their many friends in this vicinity.
(From The Blaine Journal, November 14, 1935) Submitted by John Rausch, typed by Merrily Lawson.
GOODWIN, Herbert C. (d. 1926)
Funeral services for Herbert Clinton Goodwin who passed away at the Providence Hospital in Seattle December 8th, was held here last Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in the First Methodist church with Rev. F. M. Bushong officiating and arrangements in charge of H. B. Potter and Son, and interment made in the Blaine cemetery. For the last five years Mr. Goodwin had been failing in health and, during the last two months, was quite ill. He was taken to the hospital in Seattle on Monday, the 6th, and passed on the following Wednesday. The doctors thought his ailment was kidney disorder, but did not all agree on the diagnosis.
Herbert Clinton Goodwin was born in Pineville, Wis., in 1886 and was 40
years, 5 mos. and 3 days old at the time of his death. He moved to this vicinity
with his parents over twenty years ago and has resided here continually for
the past sixteen years. On August 17, 1921, he was married to Miss Ella
Mangusson. Two children were born to this union, Joy Maxine, aged 4 years
and June Rae, aged 1 year and 20 months, who with their mother survive. He
is also survived by his father, Emery Goodwin, who lives here and a sister,
Mrs. Fay Pratt of Bellingham.
(From The Blaine Journal-Press, December 16, 1926) Submitted by site coordinator.
GORE, James M. (d. 1898)
The remains of James M. Gore, a former resident of Blaine, were brought here for interment on Thursday noon of this week. Mr. Gore's death occurred on Tuesday last at 2 p. m. at the Vancouver city hospital, the immediate cause being inflammation brought about by a kick from a horse received on April 23d. Deceased was a native of Oregon, and was at one time city marshal here. His remains were accompanied by the widow and the orphaned children. The obsequies were held under the auspices on International lodge No. 57, K. of P. of this city. The services were held at the Union church at 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, and were conducted by the Rev. Irwin of Vancouver, the service of the church of England being used. The knights attended the church in a body and escorted the remains to their last resting place. The widow and six children, two sons and four daughters, are left to mourn the untimely taking away of a loving husband and father in the prime of life, Mr. Gore having just reached the age of 43 years. The family was widely and well known here and their sad loss will grieve many.
(From The Blaine Journal, May 6, 1898) Submitted by site coordinator.
GORNE, John (d. 1935)
GORY/GORRIE, Archibald (d. 1921)
DEMING, Jan. 27 - Archibald Gory was killed by a premature dynamite charge while blasting stumps on his farm about five miles northeast of Deming last Tuesday morning. Mr. Gory who was of Canadian birth was at the time of his death 61 years of age. He was a marble-cutter by trade having worked for many years in the marble yards of Bellingham and Tacoma but spending a great deal of time on his ranch here. He leaves aside from his wife, two brothers, N. C. Gory, a well known farmer of Saxon; another brother who resides in Vancouver, B. C.; and two sisters who live in Massachusetts. Mr. Gory was a highly respected citizen and was widely known for having a remarkable personality.
(From The Bellingham Herald, January 28, 1921)
Funeral services for Archibald Gorrie, who was accidently killed while blasting near Deming on January 25, will be held Thursday, January 27, at 2 o'clock p. m. from the Presbyterian church at Acme, Rev. Landes officiating. Besides his wife, Lillian G. Gorrie, he is survived by one daughter Frances; two brothers N. G. Gorrie, Saxon, and William Gorrie, Vancouver, B. C.; and two sisters in the East. Interment will take place in the Saxon cemetery under the directions of Harry O. Bingham, Bellingham.
(From The Bellingham Herald, January 26, 1921) Submitted by site coordinator.
GORRIE, Neil G. (d. 1929)
Neil Gordon Gorrie, aged 77 years, beloved father of Mrs. Enda Goodner, Mrs. Irene Rothenbuhler, Mrs. Ethel Gray, Mrs. Pearl Rothenbuhler, Allen A., Frank B. and Clarence Gorrie, all residing at Saxon, and brother of William Gorrie, of Vancouver, B. C., passed away at his home at Saxon at an early hour this morning, August 20 after an illness of one week's duration. Mr. Gorrie at the time of his death was district superintendent of roads for the Saxon district and had resided in Whatcom county for the past forty-two years. The remains are resting at the Hollingsworth-Dahlquist Funeral Home, 120-122 Prospect street, and funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church at Acme Thursday, August 22, at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. S. Thorndike officiating, and interment will occur in the Saxon cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, August 20, 1929) Submitted by site coordinator.
GOTCHY, Angeline (d. 1923)
Mrs. Angeline Gotchy passed into the Great Beyond Sunday morning, following
a paralytic stroke of a few days before. Funeral arrangements are being delayed
until word can be had from the two sons who are in Alaska, but it is expected
that they will arrive by Saturday.
Mrs. Gotchy was born in Detroit, Mich., July 1, 1839, and was married
to Joseph Gotchy at Warren, Mich., Oct. 4, 1854. Mr. Gotchy died some 30
years ago. To this union nine children were born, of whom seven are left
to mourn the passing of a dear and faithful mother. They are Elmer of this
city, Mrs. Belle Duranceau and Mrs. Frank Bice, also of this city, William
of Olympia, Mrs. Rose Lewis of Anacortes, Joe and Albert, now in Alaska.
Mrs. Gotchy came to Blaine 25 years ago with her children and had spent all
the intervening years either in the city or its immediate vicinity.
(From The Blaine Journal, October 11, 1923) Relatives: Diane Peck, Robert Mix
GOTT, Charles H. (d. 1895)
GOTT, Elizabeth M. (d. 1924)
Mrs. Gott was a member of the Ladies Aid of the Methodist church, the Maccabee lodge and the Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion. She leaves to mourn her, her husband, Dennis Gott, three sons, Harry, Clarence and Leah, a daughter, Mrs. J. E. Patton, a sister, Mrs. Mary Mott, a brother, Charles Rosbrugh, and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at the Methodist church, of which she was a member, on Sunday afternoon, being delayed awaiting the arrival of her son, Clarence, from Alaska.
(From The Blaine Journal-Press, August 21, 1924) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRAD, Michael (d. 1907)
M. Grad died at his home at Eleventh and McKenzie Streets yesterday of diabetes, at the age of 54 years, leaving besides his widow, one daughter, Mrs. S. E. Wats, and one son, Gilbert Grad, of San Francisco. Mr. Grad is well known in this city, coming here in the year 1890 from Medford, Wis. He was prominent in business circles in south Bellingham, where he owned the Grad Block. The body lies at the funeral parlors of A. R. Maulsby in the Oakland Block, awaiting the arrival of the children from San Francisco.
(From The American Reveille, September 27, 1907) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRAGG, Georgie P. (d. 1978)
GRAGG, Georgie P., age 93, of 2726 Alderwood, passed away Thurs., Nov. 2, 1978. Miss Gragg had been a resident of B'ham for the past 88 years. She was retired Professor Emeritus at Western Wash. Univ., where she taught for 43 years. She leaves to survive a sister, Mrs. Frank Gilkey of Seattle; 3 nephews, John & Bob Miller of this city & Greg Gilkey of Cambridge [sic] Island; 2 nieces, Miss Jean Miller of Seattle & Mrs. Harvey Kamphenborg of Bellevue. Christian Science Services will be read Mon., Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of the Westford Funeral Home. Cremation.
(From The Bellingham Herald, November 4, 1978) Submitted by Jo Arcudia
GRAGG, Helen (d. 1971)
Funeral services for Miss Helen Gragg, Mercer Island, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Westford Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.
Miss Gragg, who died Saturday, was a longtime resident of Seattle, and a retired writer, serving as president of the Quota Club of Seattle.
She is survived by two sisters, Miss Georgie Gragg of Bellingham, and Mrs. Frank Gilkey of Seattle; three nephews, John and Bob Miller, both of Bellingham, and Gragg Gilkey of Bainbridge Island.
(From The Bellingham Herald, June 21, 1971) Submitted by Jo Arcudia
GRAGG, Helen P. (d. 1924)
GRAGG, John L. (d. 1930)
GRAHAM, Charles R. (d. 1936)
Charles Robert Graham, who built in Bellingham one of the most successful wholesale and retail drug businesses in Washington, and who was prominent as well in Bellingham's civic life, died Sunday at a local hospital, after about twelve day's illness. Mr. Graham was 66 years of age, having been born January 19, 1870, at Wayland, Michigan. He was president of the Graham Drug Company. Mr. Graham was a member of the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, Woodmen of the World, Odd Fellows, Elks lodge No. 194 and of the Presbyterian church. Surviving relatives are the widow, Mrs. Emma Graham, whom as Emma Sobers he married January 4, 1897, at Bellingham; two sons, Robert L. Graham and Frederick A. Graham, and one daughter, Mary Graham Mathes, all of Bellingham; two brothers, Frederick W. Graham, Seattle, assistant general agricultural development agent of the Great Northern railway, and John A. Graham, Bellingham. Another brother, Harry H. Graham, Bellingham, died in 1919. Seven grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held at the Harlow-Hollingsworth funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Rev. James M. Wilson, minister of St. James Presbyterian church, will officiate. Casketbearer will be Thomas B. Cole, James Gaul, A. M. Muir, Dr. D. F. Carswell, George Dodson and Percy Livesey. Burial will be in Bay View cemetery.
Mr. Graham was a graduate of the Wayland, Michigan, high school and of the Kalamazoo, Michigan, business college. Soon thereafter he went to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was apprenticed and where he was registered. There he became chief clerk in the city's largest drug store.
Mr. Graham first came to Bellingham in 1892, four years after his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Graham, settled here. As times were slack, he returned to the East. Subsequently he came to Seattle and entered the employ of the Stewart & Holmes Drug company, eventually being promoted to chief clerk. Returning to Bellingham in 1899, Mr. Graham joined with L. DeChamplain in the operation of a drugstore in a room adjoining the present Owl Pharmacy, at East Holly street and Cornwall avenue. Later they moved into what then was known as the Fisher building, now the medical building. In 1906 John A. Munch, of Mount Vernon, bought out Mr. DeChamplain's interest in the firm, the partnership of Graham & Munch was incorporated. This corporation continued active until December 12, 1912, when Mr. Graham purchased Mr. Munch's interest and changed the firm name to the Graham Drug Company.
(From The Bellingham Herald, February 10, 1936).
GRAHAM, Emily J. (d. 1903)
GRAHAM, Emma (d. 1907)
Mrs. Emma Graham who died at the home of her father, N. McNair near the
Blaine Shingle Company mill, on August 2, was born in New Brunswick twenty-three
years ago. She came with her father's family to Whatcom county nine years
ago and is survived by her husband, Stafford Graham, a three months old baby,
her parents, four brothers and three sisters, all of whom, with the exception
of one brother, were present. The burial was in Bay View cemetery, Bellingham,
the minister of the Bellingham Baptist church officiating. Mrs. Graham left
a large circle of friends in Blaine, Bellingham and Sumas all of whom extend
their sympathy to her loved ones during her sickness and early death.
(From The Blaine Journal, August 16, 1907) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRAHAM, George W. (d. 1923)
George W. Graham, aged 76 years, passed away at his home, 914 Twenty-fourth
street, Wednesday morning, October 24, after a residence in Bellingham of
twenty-one years. Mr. Graham is survived by three sons, Charles, Ernest and
Conrad, all of Bellingham; three daughters, Mrs. Emma Knott, Sweetgrass,
Mont.; Mrs. Daniel Markham, Ilwaco, Wash., and Mrs. Grace Arntzen, of Bellingham,
and ten grandchildren. The body lies at the Harlow mortuary home, Holly and
Forest streets, where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon, October
26, at 2 o'clock, after which interment will be made in the family plot in
Bay View cemetery, beside the body of Mrs. Graham, who passed away about
two years ago.
(From The Bellingham Herald October 25, 1923) Submitted by Dorothy Lobb
GRAHAM, Harriet (d. 1920)
Mrs. Harriet Graham, aged 63 years, passed away at an early hour Monday
evening, November 8, at her home, 914 Twenty-fourth street, after an illness
lasting several months. Mrs. Graham had been a resident of Bellingham for
the past eighteen years, and leaves to survive her husband, George W. Graham;
three daughters, Mrs. Emma Knott, of Sweet Grass, Mont.; Mrs. Nan Markham,
of Ilwaco, Wash., and Mrs. Grace Arntzen, of Bellingham; three sons, Charles,
Ernest and Conrad, all of this city; five sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Graham,
of Ilwaco, Wash.; Mrs. Mary Hibbs, of Elmwood, Okla., and Mrs. Ella Montgomery,
Mrs. Kate Price and Mrs. Vanella Eakin, all of this city; and also eight
The body of Mrs. Graham is being cared for at the parlors of Arthur C.
Harlow, 1055 Elk street, where funeral services will be held Friday afternoon,
November 12, at 2 o'clock with the Rev. T. H. Jorgenson, of the south side
Methodist church, officiating, after which interment will be made in the
family plot in Bay View cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald November 9, 1920) Submitted by Dorothy Lobb
GRAHAM, Harry H. (d. 1919)
Harry H. Graham died at his home, 1410 Garden street, yesterday morning at 6:30 o'clock at the age of 47 years. Death was due to apoplexy, Mr. Graham having suffered a paralytic stroke about a week ago and another followed yesterday morning. He was secretary-treasurer of the Graham Drug company. The funeral arrangements have not been completed, but will be announced by Harry O. Bingham. Mr. Graham lived in Bellingham 28 years and was connected with the Graham Drug company for about fifteen years. Previous to that he was employed by the B. B. I. company as cashier at the Sehome wharf. Aside from the widow the surviving relatives are two daughters, Elizabeth and Grace; three brothers, Charles R. Graham and John A. Graham, both of Bellingham, and Fred W. Graham of Seattle.
Also one aunt, Miss Harriet Graham of this city.
(From The American Reveille, April 23, 1919) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRAHAM, John (d. 1913)
GRAHAM, Marjorie B. (d. 1929)
GRANBERG, Nels O. E. (d. 1939)
GRANDIN, Frank S. (d. 1897)
GRAVES, Frank D. (d. 1899)
F. D. Graves, father of ex-City Clerk F. B. Graves, died at his home in Fairhaven yesterday morning about 10:30 o'clock. Mr. Graves had been sick but a few days. Last Sunday evening he was not feeling well and his illness on Monday developed into pneumonia. He gradually weakened until death came. Mr. Graves was 61 years of age and had lived on Bellingham Bay about ten years. He was a quiet, respectable citizen, and ardent prohibitionist and well thought of by those who knew him. Last fall he accepted a place as candidate for state senator on the prohibition ticket. Surviving him are a wife, one sister, Mrs. Maria Ridge of Rochester, N. Y., and one son, F. B. Graves, ex-city clerk of Whatcom. The funeral will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m., at the home of the deceased on the corner of Mill and Twelfth streets, Fairhaven, and will be under the auspices of the Masons, of which order he was a member.
(From the Reveille, January 8, 1899)
GRAVES, George A. (d. 1936)
A residence of fifty years in Bellingham was ended early Thursday when death summoned at a local hospital George A. Graves. He was 90 years of age and during the Civil war was a Confederate soldier. Mr. Graves was the father of Frank Graves, Skykomish; George Graves, Bellingham, and Mrs. Cora Parks, Seattle. The body lies at the Bingham Dahlquist funeral home.
GRAY, Alexander C. (d. 1899)
Alexander C. Gray, who lived two miles south of Deming, died at Providence hospital, Seattle, on Sunday, from the effects of a fall. On Friday, Oct. 6, Mr. Gray was on his way home from Deming and walking on the railroad track. A trail leaves the track near a trestle and leads to the county bridge. In the darkness, Mr. Gray misjudged his whereabouts and stepped off the trestle. He fell ten feet to the ground where he was found several hours later, his spinal cord badly injured.
(From The Daily Reveille, October 18, 1899) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GRAY, Elroy (d. 1935)
Elroy Gray, aged 50, 3300 Lakeway Drive, passed away at a local hospital
Tuesday, March 19, following a several months' illness. Mr. Gray had been
a resident of this city for the past fifteen years and for the past eight
was engaged in the grocery business at the above address. He was a member
of Aerie No. 31. F.O.E. of this city, and leaves the following survivors:
the widow Agnes L. Gray at home, his step-mother, Mrs. Jenny Gray, Enumclaw,
three half-sisters, Mrs. George F. Collins, Enumclaw; Mrs. Henry C. Flockenhagen,
Bellingham; Mrs. William Dorcey Jr., Anacortes, and four half-brothers, Ralph
Gray, Twisp, Wash.; Robert, Clayton and Jacy Gray, Enumclaw, Wash. The remains
are resting at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home, where funeral services
will be conducted by the Rev. James M. Wilson Thursday, March 21 at 1:30
p.m. Members of the F.O.E. will act as pallbearers and interment will be
in Bayview Cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, March 19, 1935) Submitted by Judy York
GRAY, Sophia (d. 1918)
GREEN, Datus L. (d. 1897)
D. L. Green died on Friday night at 11:30 at St. Luke's hospital after a week's sickness. The funeral will take place today at 2 p. m. from Warriner's undertaking rooms and will be in charge of the G. A. R. as the deceased was a member of the order, having enlisted in Wisconsin and served over three years in the war. He was 50 years old and had been in Whatcom for seven years and it can be truthfully said that all his acquaintances on Bellingham Bay were friends for no one ever heard of him making an enemy. His brother, W. A. F. Green, and one sister are all the relatives who are living on the coast. He will be buried at Bay View.
(From The Daily Reveille, February 7, 1897) Submitted by site coordinator.
GREEN, Ephraim E. (d. 1924)
Ephraim E. Green, for ten years a resident of Nooksack, passed away at his home Tuesday afternoon, December 16. Mr. Green has been in ill health for a number of years but the end came without warning, and while he was alone in the house. Mrs. Green, who for the past year has devoted herself to caring for him, had left the house to bring the night's wood from the wood house and was absent only a few moments, was shocked on her return to find that he had fallen from his chair and that death had come to releave him of his suffering and long hours of waiting. Mr. Green was born in Iowa seventy-two years ago last April and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Louise Green, two sons, Charles of Colorado and Thomas of Milltown, Washington, and five daughters, Mrs. C. E. Knaus and Mrs. Harry Woolley, both living in Colorado, Mrs. Carl Wilson, of Burlington, Mrs. George Adler, of Bellingham, and Mrs. Milton Hatch, of Nooksack. The body is being cared for at the Gillies undertaking parlors, at Sumas. The funeral services will be held from the Nooksack Advent Christian church Friday afternoon at one o'clock, the pastor, the Rev. John B. Keepers officiating. Interment will be made in Nooksack cemetery.
(From the Nooksack Sentinel, December 18, 1924) Submitted by site coordinator.
GREEN, George H. (d. 1933)
(From The Bellingham Herald, October 9, 1933) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GREENFIELD, Alida (d. 1933)
Funeral services for Mrs. Alida Greenfield, aged 77 years, who passed away at the family home at Kendall Tuesday, January 10, after a lingering illness will be held Friday, January 13, at 10 a. m. from the Bingham-Dahlquist funeral home, 210 Prospect street, with Mrs. E. Grandquist officiating, followed by cremation. Mrs. Greenfield had been a resident of this community for the past forty-three years and aside from the many friends who will mourn her passing, she leaves to survive her, four sons George, of Monroe; John, of Cedarville; William, of Redmond, and Charles, of the family home; two daughters, Mrs. J. W. Leggett, of Puyallup, Wash. and Mrs. Della Shaw, of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. L. West, of Kansas, and two brothers, P. C. Austen, of Missouri, and George Austen, of California.
(From The Bellingham Herald, January 12, 1933)
GREENWALT, Elizabeth (d. 1948)
Elizabeth Greenwalt, age 63, of 1321 N. Forest Street, passed away in
a local hospital Wednesday, July 14. Mrs. Greenwalt had been a resident of
this community for the past 20 years and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran
Church. Surviving relatives are the husband, John, at home; two sons, Alfred
A., also at home, and Marvin C., of Bellingham; four daughters, Mrs. Lester
Pfannekuchen, of Ritzville, Mrs. Harold Oestrich, of Aberdeen, Mrs. J. E.
Finns (Simms), of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Mrs. Virgil Houghtelling,
of Bellingham; ten grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Henry Gettman, of Ritzville;
four brothers, Jacob and Henry Heimbigner, of Ritzville, John Heimbigner,
of Spokane, and Conrad Heimbigner, of Puyallup. The remains are at the funeral
home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev.
M. A. P. Keller, Saturday, July 17, at 1:30 p.m. Final resting place, Bay
(From The Bellingham Herald, July 15, 1948) Submitted by Judy York
GREENWALT, Evelyn E. (d. 1956)
(From The Bellingham Herald, November 26, 1956) *Wallace Kron; **Soderman Submitted by Judy York
GREENWALT, John (d. 1972)
John Greenwalt, 1321 Forest St., age 87, passed away Sunday, August 27.
A 43 year resident of this city, Mr. Greenwalt was a retired wheat farmer
and was member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Ritzville, Wash. Surviving are
2 sons, Alfred A., city, Marvin C., Ojai, Calif.; 4 daughters, Mrs. Lester
(Nathel) Pfannekuchen of Ritzville, Wa., Mrs. Harold (Edna) Oestreich of
Aberdeen, Wa., Mrs. James (Ethel) Sims of Albuquerque, N. M., Mrs Virgil
(Martha) Houghtaling of Seattle; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren;
a sister, Mrs. Dena Schultz of Portland, Ore.; 3 brothers, Dave Greenwalt
of Wenatchee, George Greenwalt of San Diego, Calif., and Alfred Greenwalt
of Olympia, Wash. Services will be conducted by Rev. Duane Thompson, Wednesday,
Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. at the JONES FUNERAL HOME. Interment Bay View
(From The Bellingham Herald, August 29, 1972) Submitted by Judy York
GREER, Kenneth E. (d. 1933)
Kenneth Earl Greer, aged 39 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Gift Greer, passed away at a Seattle hospital Wednesday, December 20, after a brief illness. Mr. Greer had been a resident of Bellingham for many years, but of recent years had made his home in Seattle. Aside from the many friends who will mourn his passing, he leaves to survive him his widow and one son, Kenneth, of Seattle; one sister and three brothers, Mrs. B. J. Linton, route 1, Bellingham; Fred and Bert, of this city, and Willard, of Arlington; one aunt, Mrs. E. M. Bloom, of this city. The remains are resting at the Bingham-Dahlquist Funeral Home, 210 Prospect street, and funeral announcements will be made later.
(From The Bellingham Herald, December 22, 1933) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFEN, Daniel A. (d. 1925)
Daniel Avery Griffen, who was taken ill about six weeks ago, passed away at a hospital in Bellingham at 6:35 Sunday morning. Mr. Griffen was one of the most prominent men in Deming where he had lived for the past 34 years, he having platted the townsite, and was universally known all over the county. At the time of his death he was conducting general merchandise stores at Deming, Maple Falls and Glacier. He was one of the largest property owners in Deming and for many years conducted the only hotel, which was burned last June when fire destroyed a whole block. He just recently completed a new building which contains the hardware store, postoffice, barber shop, printing office and the Standard Oil company's office. He was very energetic and was always busy making improvements, and his death will be mourned by the entire community, and his many friends throughout the county.
Mr. Griffen was born in December, 1855, at Augusta, Mich. He is survived
by one daughter, Miss Peggy, who conducts the store at Deming; one sister,
Mrs. Nora Scroggin, of Nebraska, and one brother, Henry Griffen of Mt. Vernon.
He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge at Deming. O. R. Hollingsworth
of Bellingham had charge of the body which was cremated at Mr. Griffen's
request with no funeral services. In honor of Mr. Griffen the business houses
of Deming closed at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon.
(From The Deming Prospector, February 27, 1925) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFEN, Ella L. (d. 1923)
Tuesday morning our little city was shocked by the announcement that Mrs.
Ella L. Griffen had succumbed to a lingering illness with which she had been
afflicted for a long time, at the age of 61 years. She was the wife of D.
A. Griffen, Deming's prominent business man, and is survived by him and one
daughter here, Miss Laomi (Peggy) and four brothers living at Stella, Wash.,
Oscar, Aleck, Edwin and Henry Anderson. In the death of this estimable lady
Deming and this entire section has lost one of its most active and
public-spirited citizens. Coming to this place with her husband some thirty-one
years ago she has been a prominent figure in the social and civic elements
of the town, making lasting friendships, which will linger long in the memory
of those who survive her. Of dominant courage, sympathy and hospitality,
we quote a paragraph from a writer in the Bellingham Herald: "A woman of
quick wit, independent mind, broad sympathy and limitless hospitality, there
was not a phase of life in her entire community into which her earnestness
and energy did not enter and magnetize or color, while her gitts (sic) as
hostess of the well-remembered Regina Hotel will live long in the memory
of the traveling public, by whom she was everywhere known and loved." The
Prospector joins the entire community in extending sympathy to the bereaved
ones in their hour of sorrow.
(From The Deming Prospector, May 25, 1923) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFIN, Augustus (d. 1909)
By the death of Augustus Griffin aged 82 years at St. Luke's Hospital at 11 o'clock Sunday night after a lingering illness, occasioned by general senility, there is removed another of the few remaining historical characters of the era of the boom days of Chicago, Pennsylvania oil wells, California days of '49 and Whatcom County in the "eighties." Decedent was born in New York, September 27, 1826. Arriving at his majority he was imbued of that indomitable spirit with which the builders and explorers of the day were possessed and set out West to lay the foundation for his future career. The oil wells of Pennsylvania fascinated the young man and there he went. In company with a brother he located in Chicago in the early days and built the first grain elevator in that city. He was extensively engaged in the manufacturing business in various lines, but the big fire that devastated that city in the early seventies swept away his holding and by successive failures his fortune was reduced to practically nothing.
As an argonaut of California in the days of '49 he ranked as one of the pioneer figures. He crossed the plains with the caravan of ox teams and after, a long tedious journey reached the land of the new El Dorado. A brother who had sailed by way of Cape Horn, joined him in the search for gold. The hidden gold came to him as if by magic. He amassed a big fortune and returned to Pennsylvania with his load of golden treasure. He at once launched into the oil business and reigned, for a few years, as one of the leading oil kings and merchants of the State of Pennsylvania. But while fortune caressed him his wealth slipped away as easily as it came. During his career he won and lost several fortunes.
Twenty years ago he came to Whatcom County with a big bank account and
located at the part of the town of Ferndale known as Griffintown, of which
he was the founder. He identified with the interests of that town until about
twelve years ago, when he moved to the city. The disastrous financial panic
of 1892 caused him the loss of his holdings. But he was accustomed to such
reverses and he never lost his courage not mourned over his fate. Too old
to again seek a recovery of that which he had lost he came to the city and
established a home at 1415 West Holly Street. He is survived by a widow,
Mrs. Harriet E. Griffin, who has held a position in the schools of the city
for the last twelve years, an only daughter, Miss Jennie Griffin, who resides
in San Francisco and a nephew by the name of Monroe, who resides in
Ferndale. Funeral services will be held at the funeral parlors of H. O. Bingham
at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, February 10, subject to change, however,
pending a telegram announcing the inability a Miss Jennie Griffin to arrive
in the city. Services will be conducted by the Rev. William Orr Wark. Interment
will be made in Bay View cemetery.
(From The American Reveille, February 9, 1909) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFIN, Betsy (d. 1939)
Betsy Griffin, aged 84 years, passed away at the home of her daughter in Los Angeles, Friday, December 29, following a long illness. Mrs. Griffin was the widow of L. N. Griffin and had resided at Los Angeles for the past two years, removing there following a residence here of forty-eight years. She was a member of St. James Presbyterian Church and leaves the following survivors; Two sons, David A. and Joseph H., of this city, and one daughter, Mrs. Frank L. Pederson, Los Angeles; two brothers, Christian and Helmer Holden, at Pekin, N. D.; also three grandchildren. The remains will be received at the Harlow-Hollingsworth Funeral Home, Monday, and funeral services will be announced later.
(From The Bellingham Herald, January 1, 1939) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GRIFFIN, Hiram O. (d. 1935)
GRIFFIN, Levi N. (d. 1920)
Mr. Griffin was mayor of Fairhaven when the city consolidated. He served in 1899, 1900 and 1903. Mr. Griffin owned considerable property in Bellingham, among his interests being several brick blocks on Holly street. Among the business houses owned by him are those occupied by A. C. Senker, cigar dealer; Kemphaus & Co., the Bell theater and the National market. He also owned a large business block at Everett. Mr. Griffin was prominent for many years in Whatcom county politics. He served as sheriff in North Dakota many years and was a personal acquaintance of Theodore Roosevelt, whom he greatly admired. Politically he was a staunch republican, and for many years was an active and influential figure in local republican politics. From 1894 to 1898 Mr. Griffin was a member of the Fairhaven city council. In 1899 he was elected mayor and was re-elected to that office in 1900 and 1903. He served in the state legislature in 1905 and 1906.
(From The Bellingham Herald, March 1, 1920) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFITH, Francine (d. 1940)
Francine Griffith, aged 86 years, passed away at her home, 1119 Key Street, Sunday, December 15, following a long illness. Mrs. Griffith had resided here for the past twenty-five years. Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Kate Gallivan, Burbank, Calif. The remains are at the funeral home of Harlow-Hollingsworth where services will be conducted by the Rev. James E. Milligan, Saturday, December 21 at 10 a.m. Final resting place, Lynden Cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, December 20, 1940) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GRIFFITH, George E. (d. 1928)
GRIFFITH, Henry B. (d. 1920)
Henry B. Griffith, aged 72 years, passed away at the family residence _901 Dupont street, Friday, February 27, death being due to some heart trouble. Mr. Griffith had resided in Bellingham about six months. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Francina Griffith, one son and one daughter, Orin B. Griffith, of Bellingham, and Mrs. J. R. Galivan, Alverado, Cal. He was an ancient member of Pullman lodge No. 29, I. O. O. F. of Pullman, Wash. He was also a veteran of the Civil war, serving as private in Company E, Fifty-seventh regiment of Pennsylvania infantry. His remains are being cared for at the funeral parlors of Harry O. Bingham, 120 Prospect street. Funeral announcements will be made later.
(From The Bellingham Herald, February 28, 1920) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFITH, John M. (d. 1923)
Mr. Griffith was born in York, Penn., in 1837. When the Civil war broke out he was a student at Delaware college. He enlisted in the 87th Pennsylvania regiment and served three years. While recovering from a bullet would and an amputated thumb, he studied in a military academy in Philadelphia and while in that city he met Miss Susan Bowman, to whom he was later married. Mr. Griffith was one of the first members of the First Congregational church. He was a familiar figure in Bellingham, where his friends were legion.
(From The Bellingham Herald, April 23, 1923) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIFFITH, Mary A. (d. 1935)
GRIFFITH, Oren B. (d. 1924)
Oren B. Griffith, aged 44 years, passed away Saturday evening after a lingering illness. Mr. Griffith had resided in Bellingham and vicinity for the past eight or ten years. Surviving are two sons, Henry and Donald; one daughter, Elsie; his mother, Mrs. Francina Griffith, residing at 1609 I street, and one sister, Mrs. Kate Gallivan, Burbank, Cal. The remains are resting at the O. R. Hollingsworth funeral home and funeral announcements will be made as soon as word is received from the sister in California.
(From The Bellingham Herald, September 2, 1924) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GRIFFITH, Philip Sanford (d. 1933)
GRIGGS, Mary (d. 1903)
GRIGGS, Peter H. (d. 1922)
GRIGGS, Urban S. (d. 1903)
The body of U. S. Griggs, son of Rev. P. H. Griggs, was received in Whatcom
Wednesday and could be seen by friends at Nualsbys parlors. Mr. Griggs was
well known throughout the county. He graduated from the high school here
in 1898, and from the state university in 1902. He then went to the Philippines
and taught school on the island of Luzon, until he contracted typhoid fever,
from which he died about two months ago. The body was conveyed to Whatcom
at the government's expense as are all those who die in the service of the
United States abroad. The (unreadable) was a splendid instance of
the excellent preservation that can be accomplished by arterial embalming.
Mr. Griggs features were natural and almost life like. In speaking of this
process of embalming H. B. Potter stated that it was the only satisfactory
method and is one of the practical __tation of modern scientific in___igation.
It is understood that the remains of Mr. Griggs will be taken to Lynden for
interment by the side of his mother who died here a few months ago.
(From The Blaine Journal, September 18, 1903) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRIMES, Phoebe A. (d. 1922)
Phoebe Ann, wife of Benjamin F. Grimes, passed away Saturday, February 18, after a brief illness at Retsil, Wash., at the age of 77 years. She was the mother of eleven children, three daughters having passed beyond. She was a resident of Bellingham for many years and was a member of the Woman's Relief Corps of Bellingham and of the W. C. T. U. and the G. A. R. circle of Retsil. She is survived by her husband, Benjamin F. Grimes and eight children, Fred A. Grimes, of Clear Lake, Wis.; R. A. and W. A. Grimes, of Minong, Wis.; J. D. Grimes, of Spokane; J. R. Grimes, of Seattle; Mrs. Lettie Campbell, of route 4, Bellingham; Mrs. Hattie Elder, of Vedder Crossing, B. C., and Mrs. Pearl Osier, of Deming; also twenty-four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was buried Monday, February 20, at Retsil, Wash.
(From The Bellingham Herald, February 22, 1922) Submitted by site coordinator.
GROMMERS, Cornelia (d. 1919)
Mrs. Cornelia Grommers, who passed away Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. Nieveen, was laid to rest Saturday following services conducted by the Rev. H. K. Pasma. Mrs. Grommers had been ill for a long time.
Mrs. Cornelia Grommers was born in Holland in 1840. She was married there in 1860 to E. L. Grommers, who preceded her in death in 1874.
In 1884, she went to South Dakota with her five children, and in 1905, came to Lynden. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. G. Dyksterhuis of Lynden, Mrs. M. M. Nieveen of Lynden, and two sons, Bert Grommers of Chancellor, South Dakota, and A. Grommers of Lynden.
(From The Lynden Tribune, September 18, 1919) Submitted by site coordinator.
GRONVOLD, Carl (d. 1914)
Carl Gronvold, a familiar figure here, passed away quietly yesterday morning at his home. He has been in poor health for several months, but none of his friends realized that death was so near. His ailment was said to be cancer of the liver. The deceased was a native of Norway and was 66 years of age. For many years he has been owner or part owner of the Blaine Fish Market and has always been known as a quiet, Christian gentleman. In his passing, those who know him, realize that a kind-hearted God-fearing Christian man has gone to his reward. The funeral is from the M. E. church Saturday afternoon at two o'clock.
(From The Blaine Journal, May 22, 1914) Submitted by site coordinator.
Note: A card of thanks for our uncle was signed by A. R. Weidemann and H. Weidemann.
GROSSMAN, William (d. 1903)
GROVER, Elizabeth T. (d. 1913)
The death of Mrs. Elizabeth T. Grover occurred at her home on Harrison avenue Sunday afternoon following a long illness from paralysis. She was 74 years of age. The funeral services were held at the home at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon by Rev. P. A. Kleine and the burial made in the Blaine cemetery. Two sons, Kinkley Byland, of Bellingham, and J. F. Byland, of Monroe survive and were present at her bedside when the end came. The deceased was born in Pettis county, Missouri, where she was married to Samuel Byland, who died in Kansas in 1893. Later she became the wife of John C. Grover, who died in Franklin, Ind., in 1903. Mrs. Grover lived a quiet life in her little home and was much endeared to all who were so fortunate as to know her intimately, among whom was the writer, who joins with many others in extending sympathy to the two sons in the loss of a loving and kind hearted mother.
(From The Blaine Journal, May 9, 1913) Submitted by site coordinator.
GUCKERT, Henry (d. 1928)
GULICK, Elizabeth (d. 1914)
Funeral service for Miss Elizabeth Gulick, who passed away on Saturday after a long and painful illness, was held at the home on the Sumas road Monday afternoon. Rev. Harison, of the Episcopal church, of Bellingham, officiated, and interment was in the Lakeside cemetery. The grave was lined with white, interwined with purple lilacs, the favorite flower of the deceased. Naturally of a sweet and loving disposition, Miss Gulick was beloved by all who knew her. She was fifty-three years of age, and is survived by two brothers and one sister, besides a host of friends who mourn her death.
(From The Lynden Tribune, May 14, 1914) Submitted by site coordinator.
GUNDERSON, Gunder D. (d. 1931)
Gunder David Gunderson, aged 66 years, beloved husband of Mrs. Sigrid Gunderson, passed away at his home at Lake Padden at an early hour this morning, after an illness of about one year. Mr. Gunderson had been a resident of Bellingham and vicinity for the past thirty-five years and was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran church, and a former active member of Bellingham lodge No. 493, Loyal Order of Moose. Surviving besides the widow are two daughters, Mrs. Georgia Jackson, Lake Padden, and Mrs. Selma Pfiliger, Wenatchee, Wash.; one sister, Mrs. Carrie Anderson, Seattle; four brothers, Nels and Gunval Gunderson, Lake Padden, and Ben and Robert Gunderson, Wenatchee, and four grandchildren. The body rests at the Homer Mark Mortuary, Cornwall avenue at Halleck street, where funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon, August 19, at 2 o'clock, with Rev. O. J. Ordal, pastor of Our Saviour's Lutheran church, officiating. Interment will be made in Bay View cemetery.
(From The Bellingham Herald, August 15, 1931) Submitted by site coordinator.
GUTHRIE, William (d. 1938)
GWINN, Mona S. (d. 1929)
Mrs. Mona S. (Stenger) Gwinn, age 34 years passed away in Seattle, Wednesday
November 6, 1929, as the result of an automobile accident. Mrs. Gwinn had
been a resident of Bellingham all of her life until the past six years when
she had moved to Seattle. She leaves to survive her husband Forrest Lovell
Gwinn, Seattle; her mother Mrs. Clara (Fouts) Stenger of 315 Prospect Street;
a sister Mrs. Cecil Kathleen (Stenger) Rinehart; and a brother Carl Walter
Stenger of Bellingham.
The body will arrive in Bellingham at 8:15 today Friday. Services will be Sunday conducted by Harlow-Hollingsworth Mortuary. Interment will be at the family plot in Bayview Cemetery.
Submitted by John Rauch
GWINNUP, Anna S. (d. 1924)
GWINNUP, Clayton (d. 1899)
Clayton Gwinnup died of consumption yesterday morning at 10 o’clock, at the home of his parents on G and 13th streets, after a lingering illness of nearly five years. The funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m., at the mission on the corner of D and 14th streets and will be conducted by the Rev. Christe, of Tacoma. Clayton Gwinnup was 24 years old and was born in Montesano, Illinois, from which he moved with his parents to Tacoma, and then to Whatcom where he has lived for the last thirteen years. During his residence here he has been known and respected as an upright, honorable young man and acquired many friends. Two years ago, he went to Colorado in the hope of regaining health, but the change did him no good. He had been confined to his bed for the past six months.
(From The Daily Reveille, January 21, 1899) Submitted by Merrily Lawson.
GWINNUP, Philip B. (d. 1907)
Philip B. Gwinnup, a veteran of the Civil War, died at his residence, 2523 I Street, this morning at 7 o'clock, at the age of 77 years, death being due to nephritis. Mr. Gwinnup has been a resident of this city for twenty-two years. He served as a private in Company I, 148th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, during the war of the rebellion. He is survived by his widow and one son, Burrel A. Gwinnup, residents of this city, and a son, Arthur Gwinnup, whose home is in Colorado. The funeral services will be conducted at the chapel of W. H. Mock & Sons in the Maple block this afternoon at 1 o'clock. The Rev. J. W. Flesher, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, will be the officiating clergyman. Interment will be made in Bay View cemetery. All veterans of the Civil War have been requested to attend the funeral.
(From The Morning Reveille, May 24, 1907) Submitted by site coordinator.
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