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Historical marker brings Shipley family’s story into focus

The Plymouth community near Philomath lost a respected and industrious individual named Reuben Shipley on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1872, after falling ill suddenly “with a fit of paralysis.” Those details from a long-ago newspaper article also mentioned that the man was familiarly known as “Reub” around the region. Mary Jane Shipley, who had been his […]