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More than a Father The Life and Heritage of Charles Henry Wilson Charles Ray Wilson
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781642549454
Charles Henry Wilson stands over the fresh graves of his grandparents, Henry and Jennie, newly buried in the Hilltop Cemetery of Independence, Oregon. It is the month of April 1922, and the temperature hovers just above a chill fifty degrees. Charles is only thirteen years old. Orphaned at birth and growing up on a farm, Charles is accustomed to hardship. In the past years, he’s stood alongside his grandmother as she struggled with her husband’s stroke, and bore the weight of Henry’s subsequent paralysis and mental illness. Charles’ loving grandparents have cared for him as their own and given him the only home he’s ever known, but now he’s lost them both in the same week, and he bear ...
The Bates Family Story Charles Ray Wilson
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781648583872
Raymond A. Bates was not famous, nor was he rich in the monetary sense. He was born and raised in the backwoods of rural Arkansas just before the dawn of the twentieth century. In his heart, he knew he would one day achieve the American Dream of having a wife and family to share the love he had to offer. He pursued this dream by traveling west to Oregon. he trip would be costly. Not only would the train ticket require the equivalent of a month’s pay, but Raymond would be leaving behind the friends and family he had always known. If he left Arkansas, he might never see them again. In the end, his wishes were fulfilled. He married, had a family, and eventually had nine grandchildren, ...
Wire Down Charles Ray Wilson
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9798890901712
This is the story of the author and his family, and the thousands who worked on the E. Clemens Horst Company Hop Ranch. The story parallels the documented history of events on the ranch that impacted the author’s life and the lives of residents in the small town of Independence, Oregon. Interwoven throughout the story are never seen before photographs from the author’s family archives, along with other historical photographs. The narrative roughly follows the chronological sequence of raising hops from early spring planting through the end of harvest in September.