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 Joseph Francis “Baby Joe” McElfresh

Joseph Francis “Baby Joe” McElfresh

Redmond, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
Death 9 Jun 1924 (aged 1)
Redmond, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
Burial Redmond, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA
Plot 48
Memorial ID 30989659 · View Source
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Young Joseph was named after his father and grandfather; his middle name shared with his grandmother, He was nicknamed, Baby Joe.

Joe and his family made their home in Redmond, not far from his maternal grandparent's farm in Pleasant Ridge.

Tragically in June of 1924, and just 10 days apart, both 20 month old Baby Joe and his 25 year old father succumbed to complications of tuberculosis.

Baby Joe was buried in Redmond by the Chase family on the 9th of June; his father was buried 6 miles north in Terrebonne by his family on the 19th.

My half brother, by Grace (Mitchell) Fortier


Baby Joe was the half brother of:
Grace Irene Mitchell (1925)
Glenn Robert Mitchell (1926 - 2009)
Dorothy Mae Mitchell (1928)
James Howard Mitchell (1930 - 1996)
Lois Marie Mitchell (1933 - 2017)
Jack Lynn Mitchell (1935)
Lynn Thomas Smith (1941 - 2016)

Family Members



Gravesite Details Engraving on headstone is extremely weathered and difficult to read.
  • Maintained by: SB°ancestry
  • Originally Created by: Carrie and Allen 💕
  • Added: 29 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30989659
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Francis “Baby Joe” McElfresh (27 Sep 1922–9 Jun 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30989659, citing Redmond Memorial Cemetery, Redmond, Deschutes County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by SB°ancestry (contributor 47325517) .