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Stephen Duley Balch
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1875
Oakville
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1929
Grand Mound
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Oakville Cruiser, Friday, July 26, 1929
Stephen Balch, 54, a pioneer of the Chehalis river valley, died Monday morning at Grand Mound. Besides his wife, Minnie, he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Russell Harvey, of McKenna, and a son, William Balch of Tacoma, as well as five brothers and four sisters. Stephen Balch was the fifth child of Augustus and Catherine (sic) Balch, who settled on a homestead in 1881 on the Chehalis river two miles east of Oakville where members of the family have resided since. Funeral services were held at the Fissel-Reynolds funeral parlors, Centralia, Wednesday afternoon. Interment was in the family plot in the Oakville cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Augustus Balch (1837 - 1894)
  Cathern Ruddell Balch (1847 - 1928)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Balch Menish (1862 - 1942)*
  Winnifred Hannah Balch Finch (1867 - 1918)*
  Callie Ann Balch Campbell (1871 - 1943)*
  Benjamin Albert Balch (1872 - 1924)*
  Stephen Duley Balch (1875 - 1929)
  Harriet Balch Finch (1877 - 1953)*
  Henry Herbert Balch (1877 - 1949)*
  Catherine Balch Morey (1879 - 1951)*
  John O Balch (1884 - 1952)*
  Trescott A. Balch (1886 - 1972)*
  Charles E. Balch (1888 - 1905)*
  George E Balch (1890 - 1894)*
  Lafayette William Balch (1893 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakville Pioneer Cemetery
Oakville
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Karin Morey
Record added: Jun 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53992871
Stephen Duley Balch
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Stephen Duley Balch
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Stephen Duley Balch
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