Category Archives: Featured Obituary

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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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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Elmira Teen, Burton Bolman, dies of paralysis Sep 5, 1886

“Died – At Elmira, Lane County, Oregon, September 5, 1886, of paralysis; Burton O. Bolman, aged 15 years, 11 mos., and 28 days. The deceased was the eldest son of J.W. and M.E. Bolman, a bright, intelligent boy, a peacemaker … 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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Oregon Pioneer Marietta Roach Dies in Harrisburg Oregon May 15, 1886

“Died, at the family residence in Harrisburg, Oregon, May 15, 1886, Mrs. Marietta Roach, wife of Thomas Roach, aged 67 years. Mrs. Roach was a native of Pennsylvania and her maiden name was Tea. She came to Oregon in 1852, … Continue reading

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