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Virtue, James William, in 1869, age 32.

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Collection Hardy, Viola
Date of photo 1869
Description James William Virtue, in 1869, age 32. He was born 6-24-1837 near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, (Northern) Ireland, the son of William and Rebecca Virtue. The family migrated to a farm in the area of Tyrone, Ontario, Canada, probably in the 1840's. Virtue died 11-27-1903 in Portland, Oregon.
More about Virtue may be read here: Gary Dielman, editor, "'May Live and Die a Miner': The 1864 Clarksville Diary of James W. Virtue." Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 105:1 (Spring 2004), 62-95. The article, including photos, may be found at this website: http://www.historycooperative.org/journals/ohq/105.1/dielman.html
Object ID 1989.2.2
Place Baker City
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION: Credit Baker County Library, Baker City, Oregon

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