History of Wayland, Owyhee County, Idaho

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History of Wayland, Owyhee County, Idaho

This history is quoted from A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho.

Wayland

Wayland is a small valley, settled in the Spring of 1883 by R.M. Stone. The valley is 12 miles long, fed by Jack Creek and Wickahoni Creek1.

City Directory, 1898

Directory of Residents and Businesses

Residents

John B. Connor, rancher and wool grower
George Craig, rancher
Dr. J.W. Dunning, rancher
Claude Montgomery, rancher



continues ...

Mrs. G.W. Pennington, postoffice
G.W. Pennington, rancher
M.T. Phillips, rancher
Frank Purjue, rancher
August W. Stone, rancher
R.M. Stone, rancher
William I. Turner, rancher

1900 U.S. Federal Census

The residents of the ranching areas of Wayland and Wickahony are enumerated in the Bruneau precinct in the 1900 census.


Cited Works:

A Historical, Descriptive and Commercial Directory of Owyhee County, Idaho, January 1898. Silver City, Idaho: Press of the Owyhee Avalanche, 1898.

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