Reverse of photo labeled "Mr." Moyer of Brownsville, Oregon. This must be John M. Moyer, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1829 and came west over the plains from Ohio in 1852. He first settled as a carpenter in Clackamas, but moved to Linn County by June 1857, when he married Elizabeth Devine Brown, the daughter of the Hon. Hugh L. Brown, founder of Brownsville. They had three children: Edward D., Hugh B., and Ethel (deceased by 1885). John Moyer became the proprietor of the woolen mills in Brownsville. He died in Brownsville, July 25, 1904.
Paxton, Andrew B. (Photographer)