Mount Union Stories: Julian A. George (1876-1927)

Read the obituary for Julian A. George, a 50-year-old farmer who crawled under a fence and accidentally shot himself in the chest when he pulled a gun through after him.

Mount Union Stories: Henry M. Ambler (1857-1925)

In this week’s Mount Union Stories, read about real estate agent Henry Ambler, a native of England who came to the United States in 1884, settled in Oregon and died in Philomath in 1925.

Mount Union Stories: Charles W. Wright (1871-1919)

Published as it appeared on June 12, 1919, in the (Corvallis) Weekly Gazette-Times, Page 3, Column 5. The remains of the late Charles Wright arrived in Corvallis on the 4:35 train from Portland and were taken to Bovee’s funeral parlors,…

Mount Union Stories: Henry Schrepel (1844-1917)

Published as it appeared on Nov. 29, 1917, in the (Corvallis) Weekly Gazette-Times, Page 4, Column 7. Henry Fred Schrepel, a native of Ohio, born of German parents, and a resident of Oregon and Benton county for a number of…

Mount Union Stories: Thomas E. Moore (1895-1903)

This week’s Mount Union Stories shares the story of a 7-year-old boy who died of dropsy in 1903 and was buried next to his father, who had died the previous year by drowning in the Willamette River.

Mount Union Stories: William H. Freed (1837-1916)

In this week’s Mount Union Stories, read the obituary for William H. Freed, who in his younger years got caught up in the Gold Rush and in later years, worked as a builder in Grants Pass before retiring to Philomath.

Mount Union Stories: Lucy J. Allen (1856-1884)

In this week’s Mount Union Stories, read about the short life of Lucy J. Allen, daughter of a Philomath preacher and a Kings Valley teacher, who died during the summer of 1884.

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