McGrews Home

Mr. and Mrs. E.E. McGrew, 1433 East McAndrews road, returned Thursday evening from a two-week trip to California, Arizona and Mexico. At Phoenix they visited Mrs. McGrew’s brother, Al Ruland, a former resident, and his family.

Source: Medford Mail Tribune, April 10, 1955.

Business and Professional News from the 1930s

C.H. Rorick of Morenci sold a team of grace Belgian horses weight 3800 pounds to a Hudson man for $600. (Archbold Buckeye, May 16, 1932)

C. Rorick, who is Lenawee county appraiser for the Home Loan Bank, Battle Creek, is working in the Kalamazoo district this week.  (Morenci Observer, November 2, 1933)

Olin Barlow, Elroy McGrew, Curtis McGrew, Ralph Williams, Amos Williams, Henry Slagle and Cliff Green are employed by the Skeeter Bros. clearing land for a mining company on Graves creek. (Medford Mail Tribune, February 22, 1935)

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McGrews Home

Mr. and Mrs. E.E. McGrew, 1433 East McAndrews road, returned Thursday evening from a two-week trip to California, Arizona and Mexico. At Phoenix they visited Mrs. McGrew’s brother, Al Ruland, a former resident, and his family.

Source: Medford Mail Tribune, April 10, 1955.

Prospect Couple Announce Troth Of Miss McGrew

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin W. McGrew, Prospect, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marjorie, to Wendell Vaughn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Vaughn, Trail. No date has been set for the wedding.

Mr. Vaughn, boatswain’s mate first class in the navy, is now at Ft. Pierce, Fla., after spending the holidays in the county with his parents.

Miss McGrew is a senior in Prospect high school.

Source: Medford Mail Tribune, January 13, 1946.

Untitled (Dilla Walling Grubbs)

GRUBBS—At the family home, Selba, California, Saturday, December 5, 1903, at 4 o’clock p.m., Dill [sic] Loraine Walling-Grubb [sic], aged 42 years, 7 months and 25 days, while undergoing a surgical operation.

Deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Walling, of Zena, Polk county, and was born April 12, 1861. She was a member of the Methodist church and a devoted Christian. In 1886 she was united in marriage to L.B. Grubbs, formerly of Polk county. Besides a bereaved husband she leaves one son, Harold. She was a sister of Mrs. S.S. Gimble, of this city; Mrs. O.S. Pomeroy, of Woodburn; Mrs. F.W. Peaslee, of Zena; John, Jesse and Grant Walling of Lincoln, Polk county; B.F. Walling of Nampa, Idaho; Mrs. Olive Morris, Seattle, Washington; Mrs. Stella Johnson, Mrs. Pheba [sic] McGrew, Jennie Glandon, of Portland, and Mrs. W.M. Toner, of Yaquina, Oregon. She has a host of friends who will mourn her demise very deeply.

Source: Oregon Statesman, December 11, 1903.

Marjorie McGrew, Wendell Vaughn Wedded at Chapel

In a ceremony held last Saturday evening at the Chapel of the Rocks and Roses, Miss Marjorie Alice McGrew became the bride of Wendell M. Vaughn. The bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Melvin McGrew, 995 South Oakdale avenue, and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Vaughn of Trail.

The double-ring ceremony was performed by Rev. D.E. Millard in a setting of garden flowers. Soloist was Mrs. Ernest Lytle, accompanied by Mrs. Millard, and Mrs. Millard played the wedding marches.

Miss McGrew, whose father gave her in marriage, was gowned in white net and lace over taffeta. The dress was designed with a long train and was worn with a finger-tip length veil falling from a tiara of seed pearls. Her bouquet was of bride’s roses and stephanotis.

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Short News Items from 1950

Kenneth Gunton is slowly improving at his home following four weeks in Nesbitt Memorial Hospital where he submitted to an operation. (Wilkes-Barre Record, January 21, 1950)

Miss Mary Eveland, student nurse at Memorial Hospital, Easton, was a recent weekend guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Eveland. (Easton Star-Democrat, January 25, 1950)

Maj. Thomas Eveland, Washington, D.C., spent the weekend with his family here. (Easton Star-Gazette, January 27, 1950)

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Short News Items from 1939

Curtis McGrew and Andy Briner are cutting wood for Wm. Roberts up at the Wagner Gap. (Medford Mail Tribune, January 3, 1939)

PORTOLA, Calif., March 3.—Miss Barbara Loosley and Miss Lala [sic] Loosley, who have been residing in Portola with their grandmother, Mrs. H.A. Weir, have returned to their home in Beckwourth. (Nevada State Journal, March 4, 1939)

Mrs. Eleanor McGrew and daughter, Jean, have moved to Yocolt [sic], Wash., where Mr. McGrew is working. (Medford Mail Tribune, June 13, 1939)

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Short News Items from 1935

A birthday dinner in honor of Mrs. Mabel Briner was given at her home, February 20. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. C.A. McGrew, Mrs. Ella Mae McGrew, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Briner and daughter, Rose Elfa, Mrs. Elfa Green, and a sister of Mrs. Briner who is visiting from Portland. (Medford Mail Tribune, February 22, 1935)

Fort Klamath, Ore.—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Loosley left Wednesday for Merrill, where they will spend some time visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Zbinden. (Klamath Falls Evening Herald, November 13, 1935)

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Baldwin and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Baldwin’s son of Tecumseh, Michigan, left Sunday for northern Michigan on a deer hunting expedition. (Livingston County Daily Press, November 20, 1935)

Short News Items from 1932

Mr. and Mrs. M.W. McGrew and family of the Klamath Junction, accompanied by C.A. McGrew spent last Sunday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Briner. (Medford Mail Tribune, February 12, 1932)

Mrs. J.L. Shauger is ill in the home of her son Joseph Isaacson at 226 Ormsby Street. (Adrian Daily Telegram, April 7, 1932)

Mr. and Mrs. William Brightman, four Prospect street, have returned home after spending their vacation in Asbury Park. (Middletown Times Herald, August 20, 1932)

Zelora Armstrong and a Mr. Quinn, Des Moines, came Saturday for the pheasant hunting, and Mrs. J.A. Armstrong accompanied them to Stephen Sharp’s, where the men hunted. The visitors spent Saturday afternoon at J.A. Armstrong’s, returning to Des Moines Sunday. (Kossuth County Advance, November 24, 1932)