Eugene Morning Register – Death Notices/Obituaries

The Eugene Morning Register was published in Eugene, OR for many years before it merged with the Eugene Daily Guard in 1930 – becoming the Eugene Register – Guard ,that is still published today.

I previously published an index of deaths recorded in Eugene, OR newspapers up until the beginning of the Oregon Death Index – an index of death certificates filed with the State of Oregon.  As I did research I found that in the early years many deaths were not recorded with a death certificate.  I hope that this index will help bridge that gap.  To find the death notice or obituary indexed here see my research services.

These names are either from a death notice, an obituary or related article. This blog’s search feature will search all names that I have ever posted here.  1450+ deaths indexed.  

MILLER, CYRAL W. 12 APR 1908 3 COOS BAY OR
JOHNSON, FRED 12 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR
NIMS, WM P. 14 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR TO PIPESTONE MN
HORN, SARAH E. MRS. 14 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR IOOF
SVARVERUD, GEO. A. 6M 14 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR IOOF
HORN, SARAH E. MRS. 15 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR MASONIC
YOUNG, LUCIA H. PRESTON 16 APR 1908 1 EUGENE OR
SUMMER, HATTIE 7YR 17 APR 1908 8 FAIRMOUNT OR
BAILEY, MARTHA 17 APR 1908 8 JUNCTION CITY OR IOOF
VAUGHAN, ELLIS 17YR 18 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR MT VERNON
BRADLEY, BRADLEY MR’S INF DAUG 18 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR
SUMMER, HATTIE 7YR 18 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR
EDWARDS, ETHEL 18 APR 1908 6 DEXTER OR
MCDOUGALL, LOTTIE 23 APR 1908 5 SEATTLE WA
PARKER, JAMES 23 APR 1908 5 PLEASANT HILL OR PLEASANT HILL
MIDGLEY, WM 23 APR 1908 5 ST LOUIS MO
LEE, HUGH 16M 24 APR 1908 8 ELMIRA OR INMAN
RUSSELL, HAROLD 6YR 25 APR 1908 8 EUGENE OR IOOF
JOHNSTON, SAMUEL W. 28 APR 1908 5 EUGENE OR IOOF
CLARK, ROY 13YR 28 APR 1908 5 COMSTOCK OR
PARKER, JAMES 29 APR 1908 5 CLOVERDALE OR

Persons of note:  Hattie Summer, 7yrs was hit on the way home from school at 13th & Alder, “…was mangled by street car”. James Parker, Oregon Pioneer.  Samuel Johnston, “old soldier”, born in West Virginia in 1831.  Roy Clark 13yrs, was anciently shot, “careless handling of rifle is cause”.

Items of note:  E.H. Gomph sold his hops very cheap, 3.5 cents per pound, 63 bales of his 1907 harvest, EMR,  April 11, 1908, pg. 5.    1,000 acres fewer of hops to be grown this year [in Lane Co. 1908], April 25, 1908, pg. 2. 

Note that one listing has Sarah Horn buried at the IOOF cemetery and the funeral notice said she was buried at the Masonic cemetery.  I was also surprised at the number of young people who died in this two-week period, Geo. Svarverud 6 months, Hattie Summer 7 years, Ellis Vaughan 7 years, Mr & Mrs. Bradley Vaughans infant daughter, Hugh Lee 16 months, Harold Russell 6 years, Roy Clark 13 years. 

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About gtoftdahl

Researching in Oregon Newspapers
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