Category Archives: Oregon History

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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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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New steamer being built to transport goods on Willamette River to Eugene Oregon 1894

“ANOTHER STEAMBOAT. The O.R. & N. Co. Proposes Running a River Steamer to Eugene. J.A. McNeill, general traffic agent of the O.R. &  N. Co., of Portland, spent last night in Eugene, making arrangements for the running of a regular steamer … Continue reading

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Assault at Berry’s Saloon in Junction City Oregon 1884

“Assault.  Last Monday at Junction City [OR], while Wm Pitney was standing in front of Berry’s Saloon, Ed Baber approached from behind and struck him over the head with a chair, which knocked him down.  He was prevented by bystanders … 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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