Obituaries and Death Notices
Make sure to check your county of interest!
These obits are state-related and/or did not have a particular county specified.
All other obits are placed with their counties.
Walker Blaine, son of Jas. G. Blaine, died in Washington, last Wednesday. [The Eugene City Guard (Eugene, OR) - Saturday, January 18, 1890]
Suicide of Francis C. Edwards
Washington, Feb. 12 – Francis Cockerill Edwards fatally shot himself yesterday in the Hillman house. Despondency resulting from an unsuccessful business trip to Alaska is said to have been the cause. He was a nephew of the late Judge Waller Edwards of Missouri, and a son of James F. Edwards, a Senate employe, who is from Forestol, near St. Louis. ["The Langston City Herald" Langston City, O. T.; February 22, 1896 - DD - Sub by FoFG]
In Victoria, V. I., Hon. J. S. Kennedy, member of the House of Assembly from Nanaimo. Dr. Kennedy was one of the earliest pioneers of British America on the Pacific, having been connected with the Hudson Bay Co., as surgeon for upwards of twenty years, and served at Fort Vancouver, Nisqually, and Fort Simpson at different times.
[The Oregon Argus (Oregon City, OR) – Saturday, April 30, 1859]
Mrs. Ira P. Stockwell, of Sydney, W.T., was accidentally killed last week by her 14-year-old son, who was inserting a badly fitting cartridge in his gun.
[Saturday, January 19, 1889 - The Eugene City Guard (Eugene, OR)]