Category Archives: Eugene Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF)

Milk Man finds Frederick Dudley 80yrs dead in his bed.

“Found Dead in Bed. Yesterday morning as George Smith was on his rounds delivering milk, he opened the door of the room occupied by Mr. Frederick Dudley, first house west of the Episcopal Church, and found Mr. Dudley lying on … Continue reading

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Mrs Mary E. Henderson, wife of Dr. W.V. Henderson dies leaving young family

“Died in Eugene City, Oregon, Monday morning, March 7, 1887. Mrs. Mary E. Henderson, wife of Dr. W.V. Henderson, aged 24 years, 8 months and 14 days. The funeral took place Wednesday, March 9, from the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Chas Hempe of Eugene dies February 6, 1903

“Mrs. Chas. Hempe died at the family home, 45 East Fifth Street yesterday at 9:45 after a lingering illness, caused from stomach and kidney troubles. Funeral will be held from the home at 10 a.m. Sunday to the I.O.O.F. cemetery … Continue reading

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Charles Mead – Buried with Honors Aug 1898

Charles W Mead – Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF) Eugene, Oregon   “Buried with Honors. Young Mead is Given a Soldier’s Burial. The funeral of the late Charles Mead, the Oregon recruit who died in San Francisco, occurred this forenoon from the … Continue reading

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Johnny L. Hunt accidentally shoots himself September 1898

“Johnny L. Hunt, who accidentally shot himself last Thursday while hunting pheasants near the old Eakin place, three miles west of Eugene, died Saturday night about 9:30 o’clock after making a most game and determined fight against the inevitable.  That … Continue reading

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Former Eugene Banker Dies Nov 15, 1895.

“H.C. Humphrey, well known as a banker in Eugene, went to Portland Friday and registered at the St. Charles Hotel as “John Smith, Chehalis,” and went to bed.  Late the next afternoon he was found dead in his bed with a bottle … Continue reading

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Three Oregon Pioneers pass – June 1902

Three Oregon Pioneers – G.W. Adkins, S.C. Thompson and former Lane County Clerk – Joel Ware pass. “Our citizens were greatly shocked and surprised Friday evening to learn that G.W. Adkins was found dead in his bed. Thursday he complained … Continue reading

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