Transcription from back: “Alvin T. Smith was born in Connecticut in 1800; removed to Illinois in 1840; married that year; went to Whitman Mission for the winter of 1840-41; went to Forest Grove in 1841; followed farming; Congregationalist; postmas...
Transcription from back: “Julius Augustus Stratton, Lawyer. Oregon pioneer of 1853. Brother of Rev. C. C. Stratton, Methodist Minister and Riley E. Stratton, Lawyer and Judge (circuit). Grad Willamette University.”
Transcription from back: “Mrs. Clara Vinson Swafford, 1852. Oct. 10, 1920. As a young woman she lived in the family of Arthur Warner, near Oregon City - He was a pioneer of 1853 - for a number of years.”
Transcription from back: “Elisha Swift Tanner, 1852. Pioneer of 1852 from ______ via _______. Married Miss Lucy Carter, also a pioneer of 1852. Went to Eastern Washington many years ago where he spent the rest of his life.”
Transcription from back: “Mrs. Lucy (Carter) Tanner, 1852. Pioneer of 1852 from _____ vis _____. Wife of Elisha Swift Tanner, also a pioneer of 1852. Went to Eastern Washington with her husband many years ago where she spent the rest of her life.”