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Indigo Falls (#46887827)
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Bio Photo I just had my 69th birthday, <-----updated 2016. I like genealogy, and the many visits to cemeteries that I have done in my research of family history. I love photography, and have over 27 thousand photos on I like true mysteries when they have some chance of being solved. Like right now I have a picture of a headstone for Owen Masterson, but I don't know where the headstone is. Someday I will find out I bet. Note Added a couple of hours later: I found it right away! I added two pictures to it. It was the 2nd name I looked for and I found both people's headstones within a couple of hours. How cool is that?
My thousands of photos I mentioned are not all of cemeteries and headstones. They include family, horses, dogs, cats, scenery, particularly waterfalls and woods, flowers, sunrises, sunsets, and nearly anything that is legal, interesting, pretty or all three.
I have a granddaughter, and I love her to pieces, as well as her mother, my daughter. I also have a son.
I like sightseeing, exploring old roads. I like Crime Shows, both the fictional and the true ones. I live in Oregon.
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Shirley Crow
Steiner Valley Cemetery
We visited the cemetery yesterday and I was able to get a photo of the headstone for George Simpson. I will post it here, if I can figure out how to do it!
Added by Shirley Crow on Feb 20, 2017 6:07 PM
Abel George family
January 31st 1903
The Corvallis Times
Perhaps the most distressing incident of the great flood was the drowning of three children of Mr. and Mrs. Abel George. The family owned and lived on the Palmer place on Kiger Island. Mr. George was conveying his family to a place of safety and when about to make the landing on P. Avery’s farm, a short distance south of town the boat was in some manner capsized. Mr. George first devoted his energies to saving his wife. With her secured a hold on a tree that stood in the water a considerable distance from the bank. He decided hastily on the course to pursue, and with his belt tied his wife by the wrist to a limb. He then swam ashore and after a vain effort to render his children assistance, went for other help. When he returned Mrs. George had chilled to unconsciousness and allowed her body to swing into the water. When rescued she was almost dead, and it was many weeks before she recovered. Only two of the children were ever found. Three years ago Mrs. George visited Corvallis from Southern Oregon and entertained a thought of returning here to live, but the family subsequently went to the coast region of Washington. At the time of her visit here, this paper printed they story of her terrible experience as given by herself and doubtless Times readers will remember it.
Added by H on Dec 13, 2016 11:27 AM
Abel George family
Our farm will celebrate it's 100th year this March and I thought I'd compile a history of the place. I spent some time in the courthouse tracking all the deeds back to the 1860s and that is how I discovered the George family.

Reading through the "Historic Oregon Newspapers" website I discovered their sad story. Anyway you wanted some information on Abel George's military service. I found a very long story on the "Historic Oregon Newspapers" site and I have transcribed a little bit for you. If you want more you can search for it and if you have trouble let me know and I can email you a PDF. Anyway, here it is. Look closely and you will see mention of Abel George -

March 12, 1909
Rogue River Courier
By “Uncle Jimmy“ Twogood
In the great battle of Hungry Hill with the Rogue River Indians, October 30, 1855, seven or eight companies of volunteers and one company of regulars were pitted against 80 well-armed warriors and they got “licked”. Whenever anyone tells you that the Rogues, Grave Creeks and Umpquas were not fighters, he is way off!
I was one of the first settlers among them in 1851, and claim to know what I am talking about. A braver set never existed. Of course they never came out in the open and stood up to their work, like white folks, but always got behind a log or tree or in the bush. In the great…………………………

A Surprise Planned
Well, it seems that all the companies had all arrangements made to start down the creek as soon as it became dark. There were all the cavalry companies, but they left all their horses and detailed guards for them. There was Captain Labon Buoy, Johnathan Keeny, Joe Bailey from Willamette; from the Umpqua were Captain J.S. Rinearson, Sam Gordon, Ed Sheffield, P.C. Noland and W.W. Chapman; from Jackson and Josephine, T. Smiley, Harris, with company A; A.S. Welton, with company F; M.T. Alcorn, with company H; Abel George, with company L, and “Mike” Bushey’s company of spies, also Captain A.J. Smith’s company of regulars.

A Night March
I well remember that cold frosty, bright, moonlight night of October, when the companies were lined up for marching orders. Each man had a muzzle-loading rifle, and some had…….

Added by H on Dec 13, 2016 11:22 AM
Cathy Jones Milioto
Frank Durward Buckingham
Hi! You might want to recheck the dates for this person as his parents were already deceased by the time he would have been born in 1918. It would be physically impossible for him to be the son of George W Buckingham and Alice McCain Ladowski.

Cathy Jones Milioto
Added by Cathy Jones Milioto on Nov 28, 2016 6:50 PM
m.j. bare
Unsolved Mystery - Owen Bare b. 1817
Indigo Falls, I hope this posting finds you well. I write to ask if you are still solving mysteries in your area of Oregon. I sent you an email, but it may have become buried in your in box. Looking forward to hearing form you.
Added by m.j. bare on Oct 30, 2016 5:52 AM
Abel George
You left a message requesting information on whether or not Abel George served in the Indian Wars. I have a little bit of information if you are still interested in that search.
Added by H on Oct 11, 2016 10:53 AM
sherri schaefer bagby❦
Thank you for creating and processing updates for Goeglein family memorials !

Added by sherri schaefer bagby ... on Jul 28, 2016 9:33 AM
Albert (Al) Deadwyler O
I am not saying anything but I am shocked. If he did what you suggest, why not have him arrested an humiliated? That's useful and God will deal with what he did. I am sure my ggaunt had no idea. Thanks ado
Added by Albert (Al) Deadwyler O on Jun 14, 2016 10:16 PM
Albert (Al) Deadwyler O
thomas Barksdale
I saw the remark you left on Dr Robert W. Barksdale page. Why such a negative narrative? This mother was my GG Aunt matilda Grady O'Rear-Barksdale.
Added by Albert (Al) Deadwyler O on Jun 07, 2016 4:55 PM
Michelle Nelson
RE: Infant McHargue #18924386
I'm grateful for the Obituaries I have found and people have posted. Yeah I have found mistakes in some of them. Have gotten a LOT of good leeds and clues that have helped me link Family.
Added by Michelle Nelson on Apr 27, 2016 9:35 PM
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