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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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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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New Mother Takes Her Own Life, 1899

“Death by Suicide. Mrs. Frank Llewellyn, who resides on the Washburne farm, committed suicide Friday morning while the family were at breakfast.  She had been sick for some time as the result of child birth and occupied a bed in … Continue reading

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Early Eugene Oregon Death Notices/Obituaries 1864 – 1902

Did you find your ancestor on this page, in a featured obituary or news article?  Let me know which posts you enjoy by your Likes at the bottom of the page!  This helps me  when I am researching for note … Continue reading

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Junction City Fruit Dryer nearing completion Sept 1898.

“Times Sept 3:  Bushneil & Mahon expect to have the dryer ready to receive fruit Monday.  A large force of men have been at work for the past three weeks and every effort made to push the work to an early completion.  … Continue reading

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Tragic Death of Marcellus B. Pitney September 20, 1895

“Death of M.B. Pitney. It seems that we were misinformed last week as to some of the facts relating to [the] sad accident which caused the death of M.B. Pitney. He had just finished his dinner when the storm came up when … Continue reading

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Oregon Pioneer Matthew Smtih of Franklin dies October 20, 1895

“DIED, — Matthew Smith of Franklin, Lane County, died at his home of old age at 4 o’clock Sunday evening, October 20, 1895, aged 76 years. Deceased was a pioneer of Lane County, having come here from Iowa in 1852 … Continue reading

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