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Gray, Mary Sophia

May be Mary Sophia Gray Tarbell (1842-1895), the sister of Caroline (Gray) Kamm and Sarah (Gray) Abernathy. She was the daughter of William H. and Mary (Dix) Gray. She married Francis Tarbell.

Finch, E. L.

(Mislabeled as being H. C. Finch.) E. L. Finch lived predominantly in Lewis County, Washington Territory. He was born in about 1818 in New York.

Eggers, Dr. Albert

Dr. Albert Eggers, music teacher, organized first band in Olympia, Washington (1859-1861). He was born about 1818 in Germany.

J. G. Hucks Studio (Photographer)

McAllister, Charlotte Martha (Smith)

Charlotte Smith, born in 1818 in Knox, Tennessee, who married James Benton McCallister May 13, 1834, in Boone Co., Missouri. They came across the plains in 1844 and were some of the earliest settlers north of the Columbia River. He died in Pierce Co., Washington Territory, on October 27, 1855, during the Indian Wars. In July 1858, she married William Mengel. She died on October 12, 1865, a mother of twelve children.

Hurgren, Andrew

Andrew Hurgren, born in about 1828 in Sweden. He was a cabinet maker, living in Portland, in 1860. He was the partial proprietor of Hurgren & Schindler, a furniture and mattress store, located on First Street in downtown Portland.

Pope, William Henwood

William Henwood (Henry?) Pope, son of Capt. Seth Pope, and brother to Seth Luen. He was born April 11, 1839, in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. He traveled to Oregon with his brother via Cape Horn, arriving on May 1, 1854, and settled in Columbia County as a merchant.

Hendee, Denny H., 1826-1907

Murphy, Frances Mary Wright (Doughty)

Frances ("Frankie") Mary Wright (Doughty), who married Rev. John Ecles Murphy in March 1827 in Kentucky. She was born in 1810, also in Kentucky. Her husband was a preacher in Warren County, Illinois, for a number of years, and most of their children were born there: William P. (born 1830), Elizabeth F. (b. 1832), Henderson W. (b. 1834), James L. (b. 1836), Preston D. (b. 1841), Nancy A. (b. 1844), Mary Adaline (b. 1847). Emma D. (b. 1850), Ellen (b. 1850), and Albert (b. 1852) were born in Oregon.

Pentland, Robert T.

Robert Thomas Pentland, who was born in Newcastle, England, in 1820, and came to Oregon in 1845. He first lived in Oregon City, working at a grist mill owned by George Abernethy. He became business partners with Abernethy and Leander Holmes, owning property at Willamette Falls, and started what was then the largest flouring mill in Oregon Territory. At this time, he also was in partnership with Stephen Coffin, owning an interest in the first Portland water works company. After several devastating setbacks to his businesses, he removed to The Dalles in the early 1860s and started two flouring mills there.
He had married Jane Law (Lax?) in England before coming to the United States. She died in 1875, and he married Eliza E. Reynolds the year afterwards. They had triplets in October of 1877, one son and two daughters. In 1878, Pentland purchased the flouring mill in Scio, Linn County, and the family settled there. He died in Marion County in 1915.

Bills, Lemuel

Lemuel Bills, pumpmaker, and father of Cincinnati Bills. He lived with Cincinnati and family in 1870 in Portland. He was born in about 1801 in Vermont.

Osborn, Josiah

Josiah Osborn, millwright and wagon maker. He was born in New Haven County, Connecticut, in 1809, but made his way across the country, stopping in Warren County, Illinois, where he married Margaret Findley on June 5, 1834. They came across the plains, arriving at Whitman Station in 1845. He ran the mill for Whitman in 1845 and survived the Whitman Massacre. He was also a participant in the Black Hawk War. They settled in Oregon City and then Salem. He died on October 19, 1880, in Linn County.

Parrish, Reverend Edward Evans

Edward Evans Parrish, born November 20, 1791, in Monongalia County, West Virginia, to Edward and Rachel (Evans) Parrish. He first married Elizabeth Bussey in West Virginia, in 1814. They had six children. He remarried, in 1827, Rebecca Mapel, in Pennsylvania. They went on to have six children of their own: Elizabeth Ellen, Thomas Mapel Andrew Jackson, Mary Ann Springer, Rebecca Shinn, Edward Evans, Jr., and Rachel Marinda. They crossed the plains, starting in 1843 in Ohio, and arrived in Oregon City in 1844. They settled on a donation land claim in Marion County, before Salem was a town. He died October 24, 1874, in Linn County, Oregon, and is buried at Knox's Butte Cemetery.

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