Big changes have come to Genealogy.com — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Oregon: Malheur County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Death Certificate, obituary or burial location
Posted by: Mary K Biddulph Weed (ID *****8751) Date: February 22, 2012 at 05:16:07
In Reply to: Re: Death Certificate, obituary or burial location by Judy Artley of 69

Dear Judy,

thank you for looking.... According to the short obituary written in the Omaha World Herald dated 22 June 1911, Joseph Decker died the day before on his farm near Benson, Malheur, Oregon, just a few short weeks after moving there for his health. It also stated he was buried there.

Joseph was born in Illinois in 1867, orphaned 1878, found in the cencus (1880) and living in the home of those who took the two young surviving youngsters, in Omaha, Nebraska. (His parents and two siblings died of Yellow fever in Memphis, where the family recently moved.)

The short article talked about his relatively famous father, a conductor for the Omaha Philharmonic Orchestra.

Hope this is of help to you....

with regard,
Katrina


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/or/malheur/messages/64.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network