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Surnames: Cree, Williams, Scritchfield, Terrall, Tweedy, Tounsend, Brainard
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Feb. 2, 1922
Ozias Cree, a well respected citizen of Payette, died at his home in Payette at 12:30 A.
M., January 29, 1922, following a long continued illness and failing health for several
years. He was a man reserved in his way, but loved by all who knew him. He was honest
and upright in all his dealings which made for him many friends in this community, he was
born in Ohio, January 15, 1851, being a few days past 71 years of age at the time of his
At the age of two years he moved with his parents to Waynesville, DeWitt County, Ill., and
in 1870 moved to Pottawatomie County, Kansas, and on February 3, 1876, he was united in
marriage to Mary Williams his present berieved wife. In the year 1902 he moved with his
family to Manhattan, Kansas, where the children might have the advantages of the college
at that place. In the year 1912 they moved to Payette which has since been their home.
Besides his grief stricken wife he is survived by eight children: Mrs. A. P. Scritchfield
of Weiser, Idaho, Mrs. P. F. Terrall of Casper, Wyo., Mrs. N. A. Tounsend of Eugene,
Oregon, Mrs. Ida Tweedy of Rupert, Idaho, Mrs. Scott Brainard of Honolulu, Vernon V. Cree
of Twin Falls, John Cree and Lillian Cree of Payette, also seven grand-children. Of his
own family there remains but one brother, Elwood Cree, of West Morland, Kansas.
In early life the deceased became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, where he
took an active part until recent years owing to ill health took but little active
Funeral services were held from the Methodist Church Sunday afternoon, conducted by Rev.
Clyde L. Walker, pastor, where many sorrowing friends gathered to pay their last respects.
Interment took place in Riverside cemetery.