Category Archives: Springfield History

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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Edward Brabham Dies Nov 25, 1895 in Hunting Accident

“Edward Brabham accidentally shot himself while out hunting near Springfield Monday [Nov 25, 1895]*. While getting over a fence the gun was accidentally discharged, the contents entering his side in the region of the heart. The young man was about … Continue reading

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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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John Kelly Oregon Pioneer dies

“Death of John Kelly. Yesterday afternoon, in Eugene, there passed from this life one of Lane county’s most highly respected pioneers and honored citizens in the person of John Kelly, who died at his home on west Sixth street, aged … Continue reading

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