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Abraham Landess*, Oregon Pioneer dies

“Abraham Landess, Of Eugene. The following write-up, accompanied by a picture of this well-known pioneer of our town, appeared in Friday’s Oregonian – Feb 24, 1899. EUGENE, Feb. 23. — Abraham Landess, of this city, who is one of the … Continue reading

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Norris Humphrey – Oregon Pioneer dies March 23, 1879

“On the 23 of March A.D.  1879 at 1 o’clock p.m.  Norris Humphrey departed this life, and on the 25th, was interred in the Masonic cemetery under the auspices of the Masonic Fraternity.  The day was not a pleasant one, yet the largest Masonic … Continue reading

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Youthful Hobos!

YOUTHFUL HOBOS ON SOUTHERN TRIP “Two Coburg Lads Learn World is Large John Morelock and Gordon Shirry, two Coburg lads, aged 15 and 13 respectively, tiring of parental restraint and the monotonous routine of school life and perhaps inspired by … Continue reading

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Burnett T. Smith – “Highly Respected” Oregon Pioneer passes

“B.T. Smith, a highly respected pioneer died at the residence of his son, Marvin Smith, four miles southwest of Junction, January 24, 1910,  aged 80 years, 2 months and 3 days.  For a number of years deceased lived in the Harmony neighborhood and … Continue reading

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Adoptions were often reported in the Newspapers

Adopt two-year old boy – Mrs. and Mrs. Henry Fischer took out papers yesterday adopting two-year old Ralph Langacher.  His name has been changed to Glen Voltair Fischer. Eugene Morning Register Jan 22, 1910, pg, 5.  While this type of report would not be … Continue reading

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Lane County Oregon Poor Farm Annual Report 1908

County Poor Farm Has 15 patients at present – The Annual Report “There are now 15 patients cared for at the poor farm at Thurston, according to the annual report filed by Mrs. M.E. Russell, superintendent.  A copy of the … Continue reading

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Mrs. S. J. Scott celebrates 80th Birthday Dec 5th, 1908

Eightieth Anniversary Celebrated by Mrs. S.J. Scott at Creswell. Creswell [OR], Dec. 7 [1908] — On December 5th, at her home near Creswell, Mrs. S. J. Scott celebrated her eightieth birthday.  Mrs. Scott was born December 5th, 1828, in Shelby … Continue reading

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