Bion D. Wilson

The Payette Independent
Thursday, June 14, 1928


B. D. Wilson, who made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Clauson, at the Payette Hotel until she retired from the business and has since been with his daughter Mrs. Barrie, on the Oregon side, passed away Friday and was buried Sunday afternoon. Funeral services were held at the Church and God and interment took place at Riverside cemetery.

Bion D. Wilson was born in Guthrie County, Iowa, on the 20th of Mar., 1861, departed this life June 8th, 1928 at 10:30 o'clock.

He was married to Jennie Wright at Wilbur, Nebraska, in 1884, to this union six children were born, Rachel Golden, deceased; George Wilson, of La Grande, Oregon; Mrs. Byrd Gish, of Berkeley, California; Mrs. C. S. Clauson, Payette; Mrs. H. N. Phipps and Mrs. R. C. Barrie, of Payette-Oregon Slope.

He leaves to mourn, his widow and children, three sisters, Mrs. L. A. Van Atta, of Payette; Mrs. B. F. Glandon, of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Anna Beermen, of Holdridge, Nebraska and a large number of nieces and nephews.

He had been a resident of Payette for 27 years.