Kittitas County Genealogical Society
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Published August 6, 1992 page 12. Ellensburg resident Charles Firkins is interviewed about his occupation as a Wheelwright - someone who builds wagon, cart and carriages the old fashioned way. He was only one of a few wheelwrights on the West Coast. Mr. Firkins passed away on September 2, 2020.
Uploaded: 13 December 2020
Published September 30, 2000 Pages 1 and 3 A great-grand nephew of John Shoudy presents Ellensburg Public Library with historical materials and information about the life of the founder of Ellensburg. The article includes many previously unknown facts about Shoudy's early life.
Uploaded: 7 October 2020
Published August 19, 1954 on page 4 of Ellensburg Daily Record. Early pioneer Leta May Smith (of Olmstead family) details the interesting life of early Kittitas County businessman S. R. Geddis. Folks today may recognize him as the builder of the Geddis Block and building on the corner of 4th and Pearl in Ellensburg. Sylvanus Ray Geddis, born February 12, 1838, died February 3, 1912, buried in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Ellensburg, Kittitas County, WA
Uploaded: 13 November 2020
Published August 28, 2000, on front page. The Schnebly family members, descendants of David and Margaretta Schneby, are honored for their work with the Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas County Fair. The article highlights their contributions to the local rodeo and fair and announces their induction into the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame in 2000.
Uploaded: 14 December 2020