Old Obituaries from Newspapers
<>GEORGE MINEAR LAID TO REST ON MONDAY
George Raymond Minear, a resident here of 30 years, passed away at his home north of Freewater on Locust Road Saturday morning and funeral services were held on Monday forenoon from the Sunnyside Methodist church with the Rev. W. W. Switzer officiating. Interment was in the Milton I. O. O. F. cemetery. The family request was that no flowers be extended and that those desiring to contribute could give a like amount to the American Heart Association.
HELD FOR J. E. MINEAR
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 4:19 PM
Also have 2 religious certificates, each measuring about 41/2"X 61/2".
(1) Certificate of Baptism, Oct.27, 1867, Church of Christ, Idaho City,Idaho. Rev. Miller, Diocese Montana,Idaho, & Utah.
<>(2) Certificate, Daniel Sylvester Little DD,
Bishop of Montana,Idaho & Utah. Idaho City,Idaho on "Sunday,XIX after
Trinity in the year of our redemption 1867.
Placerville, Van Buren county, Iowa November 2, 1854, Mrs. Minear would
have been 84 on her next birthday. As a small child she crossed the
plains with a widowed mother and five children to Boise where her early
life was spent . On December 31, 1872 she sailed for China and Japan
where she spent three years in the home of Rev. Miller and his family
who had gone there in the capacity of a minister to English speaking
people. Returning in August 1875 she was married that same year on
December 2 to John Wesley Minear.