A One-Name Study
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Notes for Milo Fayette WHALEY
Death notice from an unidentified contemporary newspaper: Oakesdale Pioneer Dies. Milo Whaley Had Resided in Town for 40 Years. Oakesdale, Wash., Jan 5---Milo Whaley, pioneer resident here, died today in St. Ignatius' hospital, Colfax. Mr. Whaley was born in 1856 Illinois, and in 1890 came here. He had been in ill health for several years but before that was active in civic and political affairs.
surviving are his widow and two sons, Ballard and Waldo, both of Seattle, and a brother, Charles of this place. Funeral arrangements await the arrival of the sons.
Obituary from an unidentified contemporary newspaper: Whaley, Pioneer, Joins Long Train. The remains of Milo Whaley were laid to rest in the Colfax cemetery Wednesday, following funeral services at the Community church here.
The deceased passed away at Colfax hospital last Sunday following a lingering illness of several years.
He was a pioneer of Oakesdale and before his affliction took an active part in civic and political affairs, being at one time town marshall of Oakesdale.
Mr. Whaley was born in 1856 in Illinois and in 1890 came here. He had been in ill health for several years.
Surviving are his widow and two sons, Ballard and Waldo, both of Seattle, and a brother, Charles of this place.
Obituary - The death of Milo F. Whaley at an early hour Sunday morning removes from pour midst another Whitman county pioneer. Mr. Whaley came from Kansas here 40 years ago and settled in Oakesdale where he has since resided. He was an energetic man and for many years engaged in various enterprises. Some years ago he became afflicted and in recent years, wholly invalidated.
He was rugged, independent and self reliant, and a loyal patriot. His misfortunes and sufferings in recent years have elicited the generous sympathy of the people of this community. He is survived by his widow and two sons, both sons reside in Seattle. Also a brother Charles Whaley, an aged and highly respected citizen who lives on a farm a few miles from Oakesdale. The funeral was conducted from the Community church Tuesday morning, Rev. C. S. Coberly officiating. Burial took place in Colfax cemetery in the afternoon.
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