Ira Small

Noting the details of our subject's personal history, we see that Ira Small was born in Ludlow, Maine, on October 28, 1848, being the son of Daniel and Louisa (Monroe) Small. The father was born in New Brunswick in 1812 and died in 1872. The mother of our subject was born in New Brunswick and died in 1874.

On June 10, 1884, Mr. Small married Miss Alice, daughter of P. B. and Alice E. (Abbott) Chamberland, natives of Vermont and Canada, respectively. Mrs. Small has two sisters, Felicia H., wife of Dr. A. T. Willis, in Walla Walla; Marietta, in Portland. Mr. Small has the following brothers and sisters: David W., in Alaska; Mary, deceased; Albert, in Lewiston; Lottie E. Sanborn, in Montana; Sarah Potter, in Montana; Inez Colby, in Lewiston. The following children have been born to this worthy couple: Mary, Roy, Ray, Fern, all at home.

Ira Small died 18 Mar 1923, and his wife, Alice Chamberland Small died in 1920. They are buried in the Mountain View Cemetery in Walla Walla, Walla Walla Co., Washington.

From An Illustrated History Of North Idaho Embracing Nez Perces, Idaho, Latah, Kootenai and Shoshone Counties, State of Idaho, 1903

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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