||Rho Bleakman begins work on the Hayward Ranch, they later bought this ranch.
||Mary C. Allen, mother of Dulsie Sweek dies.
||Beth Rhoene Bleakman, born to Rho and Lois Bleakman.
||March 09, Holly Leathers dies.
||August 08, Newton Robertson dies.
||Dempsey Boyer decided to plant trees on all four sides of the "ball diamond".
He used his son's little red wagon to haul two cream cans full of water at a time to
water the trees.
||Nona Boyer, then a high school senior, received a $600 scholarship to Albany College
in Portland, later to become Lewis & Clark College. She left Monument to room and board in
Portland with George and Alice Capon McDuffee, sister of her mother.
||Nov. 14, Cordelia Harriot Capon Cupper dies at 90 yrs. in Salem.
||Clementine, wife of Thomas Hayward an early settler dies.
||Rosa Hux dies. [sic dates out of order]
||Mr. Gabler, owner of the garage was killed when an aceyline tank blew up as he was welding on it.
||Rho and Lois Bleakman sell the Hayward Ranch and buy a ranch on Monument Mountain known as the Rue Ranch.
||Oct. 19, Leo G. Neal dies.
||April 07, Laura Lee Bleakman born to Rho and Lois Bleakman.
||April 22, Oscar Schafer husband to Ethel Cupper Schafer dies.
||Emmett Cochran, son of early settler dies and buried in Monument Cemetery.
||March 11, Lois LaVonne Bleakman is born to Rho and Lois Bleakman.
||George W. Hux dies.
||Dempsey Boyer brought electricity to Monument. The electric plant cost $5,000.
Electrification was a massive amount of work since poles had to be raised and all the houses
wired. In the beginning only the houses in town wanted electricity but then the school wanted to be
hooked up which took another $5,000 dollar plant.
||Annette Cochran White, daughter of early settlers Wm. and Sarah Cochran dies.
||W.W. Fleming dies.
||May 01, Ethel Cupper Schafter dies.
||Dec. 25, Alice Kate Capon McDuffee dies in Portland and buried in Heppner, Oregon.
||July 19, Nora Nellie Capon Boyer dies in Portland and buried in Monument.
||Clyde Jackson dies.
||July 05, J. DempseyBoyer dies and buried in Monument. After Dempsey Boyer's death in 1953 the city
council was instrumental in getting a $1,000 grant from the federal government to put in a lawn, build a tennis/basketball court and build
fireplaces in two corners. Since then the forestry department in Monument has maintained the park, including the lawn
watering. The park is named the J. Demsey Boyer Park.
||George Morton dies.
||Feb. 20, Susan Isabell Morton dies.
||Jan. 21, Harry Capon dies of gunshot at the Capon Ranch.
||Feb. 05, Margaret N. Page Elder dies buried in Monument.
||Georgianna Capon dies in Bend buried in Monument.
||Delman R. Neal dies.
||Archie Crisman dies.
||Fred Page dies and buried in Monument.
||April 23, Debbie M. Leathers dies.
||Ida Capon Bleakman Slocum, dies and buried in Heppner.
||Rho and Lois Bleakman sell the Rue Ranch on Monument Mountain to Lois's brother
Stanley Musgrave and move to John Day and then to Canyon City.
||Rho Bleakman serves 6 terms as County Commissioner for Grant County.
||Ora Belle [Sweek] Neal dies.
||May 23, Helen Vilott Knappenberg, dies in Portland, inurned at Highview Cemetery, Ione.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Audrey W. Dye, Seattle, Mrs. Velmaleta Dore, Hennepin, Ill.,
and Mrs. Josephine W. Conway, Portland; sister Mrs. Lottie Farnsworth, The Dalles; granddaughter, Mrs. Margaret
Priebe, Seattle, and two great grandchildren.
||May 15, Louisa Cupper wife of Morton Cupper dies.
||Chloe M. Page, wife of Fred, dies and buried in Monument.
||June 07, Minnie [Irvin] M. Gamble dies.
||Jan., Rho Bleakman retires as county judge after a six yr. term.
||April 14, Morton Cupper dies.
||Aug. 08, George Garnham Capon dies, buried in Monument.
||Oct. 14, Eva Ellen Capon Wright dies in Heppner.
||Mary Capon Wright dies and buried in Heppner.
||Wave Flower Jackson dies and buried in Heppner.
||Oct. 28, Darlene Moore Boyer, wife of Bub Boyer dies and is buried in Monument.
||July 28, John Stanley "Bub" Boyer dies and buried in Monument.