This past week I took a stroll through the Historic Eugene Masonic Cemetery and photographed a few headstones that rest among the fir trees, ferns and playful gray squirrels that dart from here to there. The cemetery organization has done a wonderful job restoring the cemetery but at the same time maintaining the native vegetation. Visit their website for more information about their efforts and search the online database of burials. EugeneMasonicCemetery
The obituary in the Morning Register (Eugene, OR), brings together the names listed on the headstone.
Willis E Brown
Sept 4, 1842 Kane Co Ill
Dec 17, 1914 Eugene Ore
Lieut. 21st IA. V.I.
A Patriot and a Good Citizen
Theresa E wife of W E Brown
Sep 21, 1845 – Dec 29, 1905
Lucina King wife of P H Warner
Nov 20, 1824 – Sept 13, 1905
P H Warner
Oct 20, 1821 – Aug 4,1909
The Morning Register (Eugene, OR), Sep 13, 1905, pg. 2, col. 2.
Lucina K. Warner, Deceased
Had Lived Seventeen Years in Eugene — Aged 81 Years.
Mrs. Lucina K. Warner, died at her home in Eugene, Tuesday morning, September 11, 1905. She was born at Milford, N.Y. in 1824 and moved to Hophington, Iowa in 1856. She resided there and at Manchester until 1888, when she moved to Eugene. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church.
Deceased leaves a husband and two children, M.O. Warner and Mrs. W. E. Brown.
The Funeral services will be held at the family residence, corner Fifth and Washington streets at half past two o’clock Wednesday, September 13, 1905, with internment at the Masonic cemetery.