Published as it appeared on Aug. 9, 1923, in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Page 3, Column 4. Seven-Year-Old Boy Dies—Merle Richard Gates, seven-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gates of the Beaver Creek neighborhood, died this morning at the Corvallis…
Published as it appeared on April 1, 1921, in the (Corvallis) Daily Gazette-Times, Page 5, Column 3. Dies at Corvallis Mr. Joel Friend of Philomath passed away Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 at the Corvallis hospital, death following a serious operation…
Maranda Margaret Alford lived 25 years past her 47th birthday, dying on Sept. 29, 1906. A news item reports diabetes as contributing to her death and her death certificate shows chronic nephritis as the cause.
The Rev. John W. York lived into his 80s and before coming to Oregon in 1852 had lived in Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri and Illinois. He survived three wives — his last marriage to Pamelia Quinton lasting 34 years until her…
Henry Rust was said to be in good health and ate a hearty supper before turning in for bed on Feb. 15, 1897, but by morning, he was gone.
Martha Mulkey, who came to Oregon as a child with her family in the early 1850s, died at age 78 in the spring of 1923.
O.M. Frink, who fought with the Minnesota Infantry for three years in the Civil War, moved to Oregon in 1872 and died in June 1918 at the home of his son in Philomath.
Dr. Charles Newth, who served Philomath as its physician for 25 years, died at age 65 on Nov. 29, 1922.
Joseph Schaffer, a Prussian-born Civil War veteran who lived much of his life in Minnesota, died on Sept. 3, 1905 at age 69.
Elizabeth Gant, who was born in Scotland and lived in Philomath for many years, died at age 82 in 1928.
Alden B. Abbey, who died at age 26 in France of measles and pneumonia while serving with the U.S. Army, Company 6, 116th Engineers, during World War I, is buried at Mount Union Cemetery.
George Bethers, son of the notable Benton County early pioneer of the same name, died in 1926 after falling from a bridge in Portland.
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