Category Archives: Oregon Pioneers

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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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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Dr. Shelton’s House Burnt 1887

“Dr. Shelton’s House Burnt. Last Saturday night about midnight Dr. Shelton’s new residence on the south side of Skinner’s Butte, was discovered to be on fire. The fire bell was sounded, and the fire companies and many citizens were soon … 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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Early Eugene Oregon Death Notices/Obituaries 1864-1902

Good Morning – Memorial Day 2014 – Memorial Day is a day we set aside to remember the Veterans whose sacrifice allow us to enjoy the countless freedoms we all sometimes take for granted.  We honor their service and we shall … Continue reading

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