Mount Union Stories: Paul E. Gibbs (1904-1927)

In this week’s Mount Union Stories, read about the tragic death of 23-year-old Paul Gibbs, who in 1927 fell or was knocked from a freight car on the railway between Harris and Blodgett.

Mount Union Stories: Bertha J. Scott (1878-1904)

In this week’s edition, read the obituary for 28-year-old Bertha Scott, who was born and reared in Philomath and died following a six-week battle with consumption (today known as tuberculosis).

Mount Union Stories: Philip Reynolds (ca.1770-1878)

In this week’s installment, read the fascinating obituary for Philip Reynolds, who died in 1878 and is one of the oldest individuals ever buried at Mount Union Cemetery at 108 (and maybe more) years old.

Mount Union Stories: Florence Patterson (1882-1910)

Published as it appeared on Jan. 21, 1910, in the (Corvallis) Weekly Gazette-Times, Page 2, Column 6. GOOD WOMANLAID TO REST——— Mrs. Florence Patterson, who died at Philomath on January 11, 1910, was the wife of Walter Patterson and daughter…

Mount Union Stories: Harold J. Measor (1904-1926)

Published as it appeared on Aug. 6, 1926, in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Page 4, Column 2. Miss Opal Long is staying in Philomath this week with her sister, Mrs. Arthur Measor. Mrs. Measor’s brother-in-law, Harold Measor is quite seriously ill…

Mount Union Stories: Marion E. Fishel (1912-1920)

In this week’s installment, read an obituary for the 7-year-old daughter of Allan and Caralyne Fishel. The child passed away in July 1920 after an illness and a mastoid operation.


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