Gallery #5 PEOPLE, SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS, CHURCHES
Virtue, Amelia Margaret Bowen, in 1876, age 27.

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Record 571/2101
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Collection Hardy, Viola
Date of photo 1876
Description Amelia Margaret Bowen Virtue, in 1876, age 27. Amelia was born in 1849 to I. B. Bowen and Ann Dooley Bowen. The Bowens and Dooleys came to Baker County on the same wagon train in 1862. Amelia's brother, like his father named I. B. Bowen, became editor of the Morning Democrat newspaper in Baker City. Amelia married James W. Virtue on 5-1-1867 in Baker City. At the time James was in his first term as sheriff of Baker County. He won his second two-year term in 1868. He declined to run again, instead giving his effort to establishing Baker County's first bank.
Object ID 1989.2.3
Place Baker City
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