I am related to an A Pinkley who married Rachel Myers.A died by having a tree fall on him.Their son, Benjamin Franklin b. 22 Dec 1850 in Missouri and d. 18 Jul 1924 in Joseph, Wallowa, Oregon.He married Mary Elizabeth Patty b. 29 Sep 1869 , Carrol, Arkansas and d. 28 Oct 1918 Joseph Wallowa, Oregon.Benjamin and Mary's daughter, Vergie Belle Pinkley is my great grandmother and she was b. 20 Feb 1886 Cove, Union, Oregon and d. 26 Apr 1973 LaGrande, Union, Oregon.She married William (Bill) Halsey 2 Oct 1901 Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon.Bill was b. 23 Dec 1879 Cove, Union, Oregon and d. 17 Jun 1955 Joseph, Wallowa, Oregon.Their son, Raymond Kermit (Jack) Halsey was my grandfather.He was born 24 Dec 1910 Joseph, Wallowa, Oregon and d. 28 Apr 1990 Portland, Multnomah, Oregon. I hope we can make a connection. I have been working on this line for over 20 years and keep coming up with dead ends.