Category Archives: Lane County Oregon History

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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Junction City Oregon Items February 1887

JUNCTION ITEMS The snow is fast disappearing. Quite a number of sick horses in this vicinity. Alfred Cummins of Eugene is visiting at his fathers. T.A. Milliorn lost a horse on Tuesday night; with the colic. Miss Rosa Stannus will … Continue reading

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Webster Kincaid – Eugene Oregon Bicyclist 1894

Cass. Matlock, Howard Rowland, Frank Knapp, Earnest Gilstrap and several other young men rode bicycles  from Eugene to Harrisburg via Coburg and returned via Junction City last Sunday.  There were eight in the party including Webster Kincaid, a ten-year old … 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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Robbery and burglary run rampant in Lane County Oregon August 1894

“Robbery and burglary seem to have been rampant in Lane County last Saturday and Sunday.  A very bold robbery is reported to have occurred just east of Eugene last Sunday night and although the highwaymen only got $ 3.43 and … Continue reading

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Death of Mrs. C.F. Hurlburt May 1894

Mrs. Nettie Hurlburt, wife of C.F. Hurlburt, died at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L Davis in this city, on Tuesday evening, May 29, 1894, aged about 27 years.  The immediate cause of death was failure of … Continue reading

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City, County, State items Jul 7, 1894

Most all papers on their community pages have local items.  Sprinkled among the comings and goings of the local community are found important tidbits of information about our ancestors.  Below is a sampling of what I found on July 7, 1894 in … Continue reading

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