Category Archives: Cottage Grove History

Andrew Luce accidently shot – 1884

“Accidentally Killed. Another Case of Didn’t Know it was Loaded. We hear some particulars of the accidental shooting of a young man up the Middle Fork, about thirty miles distant from Eugene.  As is usually the case the party who … Continue reading

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Linda Elizabeth Tope, 11yrs old dies May 18, 1880

“DIED. Near Cottage Grove, Linda Elizabeth Tope, step daughter of Jackson and daughter of Elizabeth Jane Kyle.  Little Linda breathed her last on the evening of May 18, 1880.  She was 11 years, 4 months, 3 weeks and 3 days … Continue reading

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Former Cottage Grove Mayor, passes August 11, 1901

“O.F. Knox Dead. O.F. Knox, a prominent citizen of Lane County, died at his Eugene home, Sunday, August 11, 1901, of pneumonia. Mr. Knox was a son of Samuel Knox, deceased, who was one of the earliest settlers in Lane … Continue reading

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Mr and Mrs John Walker celebrate 55 years

Pioneers of Lane Married 55 years Event Celebrated at Walker February 1 “COTTAGE GROVE – Jan 28 – Mr. and Mrs. John F. Walker, early settlers of Oregon, will celebrate their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary February 1.  Mr. Walker crossed the plains … Continue reading

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