Stone at the Eugene (OR) Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF).
Lewis A. Belshaw
Born Apr 15, 1859
Died Oct 2, 1903
Woodmen of the World
Funeral notice found in the Eugene Morning Register, Oct 4, 1903, pg. 6, col. 3.
“Funeral of Lewis Belshaw
The funeral of L.A. Belshaw, who died Friday evening, will take place this afternoon at 2:30 o’clock from the Methodist church. Interment wil be made in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. The members of the Elks lodge will conduct the services at the grave. Deceased was aged 44 years and was a member of the Elks, Woodmen of the World and Order of the Lions.”
We have all probably have seen Woodmen of the World markers. Some are very elaborate tree stumps with tools of the trade and symbols, while others have just their seal. Jim Davenport has made it a serious hobby finding and photographing these unique markers.