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Surnames: Douglas, Hall, Babcock, Widrick
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Thursday, June 12, 1930
Myrtal Ann Hall was born at Lake Koshkonang, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, August 26th,
1850. Moved with her parents when a small child to Reedsburg, Wis., where the family
settled on a farm and where she grew to womanhood. The family then moved to Hillsborough
in the same state, where she met and was united in marriage to A.C. Douglass, October 20,
1872. In the year 1881 they moved to western Iowa, and settled on a farm near where later
grew up the town of Farnhamville in Calsoon county. They were then pioneers of the west
where they lived for 25 years, then moved to Idaho and settled on a farm on the Fruitland
bench where they resided 12 years, moving at that time to Payette which has since been her
home and where she passed to her reward June 8, 1930.
The deceased was a member of the Christian church and a faithful worker in all church
affairs and lived true to the faith to the last. She is survived by five children, Mrs.
C. S. Babcock of Farnhamville, Iowa; Mrs. J. C. Wildrick, Pasco, Wash.; Leon, Howard and
Florence of Payette. All were present at the funeral except Mrs. Babcock who was unable
The funeral was held from the Christian church at 1:30, June 10, conducted by Rev. Beem,
pastor of the church and interment was in Morris Hill cemetery at Boise, beside her
husband, who preceded her in death, April 12, 1921, and whose remains were removed from
Riverside cemetery on the same day, June 10, 1930.
Note: Name per death index is Myrta A. Douglas. ch