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Oregon Pioneer of 1858 Hugh Walker dies April 10th, 1900 Lane County Oregon

Died. Hugh M [Marion] Walker died at the family residence at Springfield Tuesday morning after an illness of several months, aged 78 years, 3 months and 8 days.  Deceased was one of the best known pioneers of this state and … Continue reading

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John Higgins Killed in logging accident 1900

“A Man Killed John Higgins Struck by Falling Tree at Wendling   About 11 o’clock Tuesday morning John Higgins who has been in the employ of the Booth-Kelley Lumber Company felling logs near the Wendling mill, was struck by the … Continue reading

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Zachary T Moore Oregon Pioneer dies 1906

“Zachariah Moore died at Springfield, Friday evening, June 8, 1906, in his 59th year, having been born at Port Gibson, Mississippi, Jan 7, 1847.  He came to the Pacific Coast with his parent around Cape Horn in 1849 and lived … Continue reading

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Olive Haight, Died at the Residence of her Husband – March 12, 1904

“Died – At the residence of her husband, three miles southwest of Junction City, March 12, 1904, Mrs. Wesley Haight, aged 56 years, 4 months and 15 days.  Mrs. Haight’s maiden name was Miss Olive Wood and was born in … Continue reading

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Isaac Stull Swearingen Oregon Pioneer dies 1884

“Obituary. Isaac Stull Swearingen, was born Sept 2, 1812 in Kentucky; about 1830 he moved to Vermillion county, Illinois.  He was married Nov 22, 1848, to Miss Evaline Boyd, and lived to have had ten children, five of whom are … Continue reading

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Fred Winzenried 25yrs dies from Scarlet Fever complications – 1884

“Obituary. Died, at Cloverdale, Oregon, Jan 31, 1884, Fred B, oldest son of C and A Winzenried, aged 25 years, 3 months and 3 days. The many friends of Fred will be pained to hear of his untimely death.  He … Continue reading

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Knights Templar remember Rev. Edward R Geary

Died – At his home in Eugene City, Or., September 1, 1886, Rev. Edward R. Geary, D.D. His remains were buried in the Masonic Cemetery Thursday afternoon, after impressive funeral services at the Presbyterian Church. Dr. Geary was born at … Continue reading

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