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Isaac Stull Swearingen Oregon Pioneer dies 1884

“Obituary. Isaac Stull Swearingen, was born Sept 2, 1812 in Kentucky; about 1830 he moved to Vermillion county, Illinois.  He was married Nov 22, 1848, to Miss Evaline Boyd, and lived to have had ten children, five of whom are … 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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Early Eugene Oregon Death Notices/Obituaries 1864-1902

If you are looking for recent deaths from the Eugene and Lane County Oregon area – please click this link to the Register-Guard. The following names are from my first index I published and copyrighted about 20 years ago. I … 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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Early Eugene Oregon Death Notices/Obituares 1864-1902

If you are looking for recent deaths from the Eugene and Lane County Oregon area – please click this link to the Register-Guard. The following names are from my first index I published and copyrighted about 10 years ago. I … 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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Elmira Teen, Burton Bolman, dies of paralysis Sep 5, 1886

“Died – At Elmira, Lane County, Oregon, September 5, 1886, of paralysis; Burton O. Bolman, aged 15 years, 11 mos., and 28 days. The deceased was the eldest son of J.W. and M.E. Bolman, a bright, intelligent boy, a peacemaker … Continue reading

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