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Lynn Duncan Strandberg (#46810083)
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Bio Photo I am a fifth generation Oregonian and a genealogy nut. I volunteer part time at the Union County museum in Union, OR. I am employed as a retired person who dreams about the past. The Younger brothers outlaws are my first cousins, four generations removed.
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Ghost Town Gal
The Oregon Trail
Thank You for your note. Sounds like you had fun at the end of the trail! At one point I thought it would be great to bike the Oregon Trail – but I think hubby and I are too old – and we still have a way to go before we retire. Regarding “Who Do You Think You Are” - I hadn’t seen the episode with Kelsey Grammer – but did so on your recommendation. I wasn’t disappointed – it brought tears to my eyes. My 3rd Great Grandfather, John B. Morris 1807-1852, died along the trail of cholera. Easter Blessings to You and your family.
Added by Ghost Town Gal on Mar 29, 2015 6:45 PM
Anna 823
RE: Mary L. Crow Manning.
Hi Lynn,
Like you, I only know of one child born in 1885. Mary didn't die until 1888 so it is possible she had another child after 1885. If there was another child perhaps Mary and the child died in childbirth? Also on the 1890 census there is no child listed that would be old enough to have come from Mary and raised by ELizabeth. I checked the census for Mary's parents and there is a child Maude born to them in Jan. 1884, but I doubt this would have been Mary's child. So as of now, the mystery remains. Thanks for writing and good luck in your research.
Anna
Added by Anna 823 on Mar 25, 2015 9:07 AM
Ghost Town Gal
Boones in Oregon
Hello – thank you for the kind words. Although not an Oregonian by birth or residence :( , I fell in love with the state when I was 5 years old, and on vacation with my parents. Imagine my surprise over half a century later when I found my biological roots (I’m an adoptee) run deep in Oregon. At least 12 Oregon Trail travelers are my ancestors. It is incredible what they all lived through. I’ve become involved with the Sons and Daughters of Oregon Pioneers and the Oregon-California Trails Association. How exciting for you to have a genealogical connection to the Younger brothers! Searching out one’s ancestry can certainly make history up close and personal. Congratulations on your good work as a volunteer. Bless you.
Added by Ghost Town Gal on Mar 16, 2015 6:22 PM
Cherry
Hello to you cousin!
Happy to make your acquaintance. Jacob Howdersheldt or Howdershell, was my 3rd great grandfather. He was the father to those rascally Younger brothers. My dad can remember being at his grandfathers house here in Coweta OK and being shown where the brothers stayed when they came to visit and the corn field they came through to get to the house without being seen. Would be happy to share information. My e-mail is CherryK1@cox.net and my tree is Creek Wilson and associated families on Ancestry.com. I wish I was better at this Genealogy stuff but I just started, slowly about ten years ago with my Dad, Ellis Andrew Creek. I inherited his research when he passed in 2009 and I am sorry to say I have not gone through it all.
Cherry
Added by Cherry on Jan 12, 2015 6:51 PM
Cemetery Guy
The Youngers
Most of the Younger children were buried at Malheur City Cemetery.

The town is burned but not the cemetery as I understood from my Granny who was son of Sarah (Younger) Whitworth.

Since you said Hugh died in 1957, chance is to check his death certificate at the State Archives.
Added by Cemetery Guy on Jan 12, 2015 12:02 AM
Pam R.
Hugh Younger
I guess without knowing where Hugh is buried and that he might be my memorial at Camp Watson, you probably shouldn't create a memorial.
Added by Pam R. on Jan 11, 2015 10:48 AM
Pam R.
Hugh Younger
Are you going to make a memorial for him?
Added by Pam R. on Jan 11, 2015 10:34 AM
Pam R.
Hugh Younger
Great find, Lynn!!!! Very interesting story. Any idea where he might be buried - Heppner, maybe, or Baker City?

Pam R.
Added by Pam R. on Dec 23, 2014 9:20 PM
Cherry
Youngers
I am the fourth great granddaughter of Charles Lee Younger. I am related to them through Virginia Younger who married Jacob Creek. Jacob's father was Abraham,
Delbert,
Everett
Ellis
Then me, Cherry Creek Kuebler
Nice to meet you. If you are also related on the Creek side let me know please.
Added by Cherry on May 08, 2014 12:38 PM
Cherry
Youngers
I am the fourth great granddaughter of Charles Lee Younger. I am related to them through Virginia Younger who married Jacob Creek. Jacob's father was Abraham,
Delbert,
Everett
Ellis
Then me, Cherry Creek Kuebler
Nice to meet you. If you are also related on the Creek side let me know please.
Added by Cherry on May 08, 2014 12:37 PM
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