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Prim, Paine Page

Paine Page Prim, who arrived in Oregon in 1851, and was a prominent lawyer in southern Oregon. He was a member of the Oregon State Constitution Convention, as well as an Oregon Supreme Court Judge. He married Teresa M. Stearns in 1857.

Buchtel & Stolte

Price, Elizabeth Jane (Applegate) and George W.

Elizabeth Jane (or Jane E.)(Applegate) Price and son, George W., in 1867. She was the wife of Levi Nelson Price, of Benton County. They had another son, Wasco W., who lived from 1862 to 1865. Their daughter, Sarah M., was born in 1859, and they had another son, William J., born in about 1861. George is not present in the family census records, though he is clearly seen in this and the following two photographs.

Thompson & Paxton (Photographers)

Pratt, Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor Pratt, a son of Irving and Sophia (Taylor) Pratt, born in Portland August 20, 1880. He had just graduated from Portland High School and enlisted in the Spanish American War when this photograph was taken in Manila. He returned to Portland and was appointed Deputy Assessor in 1901, in which capacity he served until he became deputy Sheriff in 1912. In 1916, he became Chief Deputy Sheriff and remained in that position for about sixteen years. He married Bertie Waidt on May 17, 1917. He died in Vancouver, Washington, on May 24, 1954.

Fotografia Pertierra (Manila, Phillipines)

Pratt, Sophia Christina (Taylor)

Sophia Christina Taylor, born in July 1849, in Harrison, Ohio, to Peter and Sarah Sophia Taylor. She married Irving W. Pratt, born in New York, in 1874, and they settled in Portland. Her family had come via the Isthmus from New York to Oregon in 1854. She and Irving had seven children, six of whom survived to adulthood. A teacher in Portland schools for many years, Sophia died April 1, 1911, in Portland.

Buchtel, Joseph, 1830-1916

Pratt, Captain L. E.

Captain L. E. Pratt, born in Douglas, Massachusetts, June 18, 1824. He arrived in Oregon, via the Isthmus, in June 1857. He shipped equipment for the first woolen mill on the Pacific Coast via the Horn at the same time that he journeyed. He became the first superintendent of this mill, built in North Salem. The mill was destroyed by fire in the early 1860s. At that time, he abandoned the business, planned and built the Oregon City Woolen Mills in 1864, and then began steamboating with the People's Transportation Company. He was married twice and left three children when he died, in November of 1899.

Pratt, Gertrude Sue

Gertrude Sue Pratt, niece of Warren Taylor, taken August 20, 1879. She was born October 6, 1876, to Irving W. and Sofia (Taylor) Pratt, in Portland. She married Carl P. Jensen in about 1928 and passed away on July 24, 1961. She was an active member of the Oregon Pioneer Association.

Abell, Frank G., 1844-1910

Powell, Captain William Scoles

William S. Powell, born at Mt. Vernon, Ohio, on September 22, 1832, to Dr. John and Mary (Scoles) Powell. In 1852, he came to Oregon, landing in Portland on the steamer 'Multnomah' on October 4th. He was a carpenter in the early years and, in 1855, married Helen C. Hill, a step daughter of Stephen Coffin. In 1864, he raised Company D, First Oregon Infantry, of which he was named Captain. After time in Eastern Oregon, he was mustered out in 1866 and returned to Portland, where he purchased an interest in Oregon Iron Works. After disaster struck that business, he went to Dayton and worked in sawmilling for 16 years. He returned to Portland to open a grocery and commission business with J. J. Shipl(e)y. He and Helen had six children, three of whom survived well into adulthood: Mary L. (Shipl(e)y), Charles A., and Frankie (Haseltine). He died January 24, 1918, a number of weeks after falling and breaking his hip.

Buchtel, Joseph, 1830-1916

Powell, Professor Leonard J.

Leonard J. Powell, born in 1834 in Kentucky, the son of David and Almedia Powell. They emigrated to Oregon in 1847 and settled in outer East Portland. Leonard served in the Yakima War and then attended Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. In 1861, he married Martha Ransom, of Yamhill County. He taught mathematics at Willamette University from 1862 to 1876, and was elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1878. After his term, he went on to become President of the University of Washington Territory in Seattle. He died in Seattle on August 18, 1887.

Smith, F. A., 1830-1903

Powell, Joab and Ann (Beeler)

Reverend Joab and his wife, Ann(a) (Beeler) Powell, who arrived from Missouri on October 10, 1852, with their 14 children in all, some having been born in Tennessee and others in Jackson County, Missouri. They founded the Providence Church in Linn County. He was known to be an eccentric preacher, but was hailed as a "good man."

Pope, William Henwood

William Henwood (Henry?) Pope, son of Capt. Seth Pope, and brother to Seth Luen. He was born April 11, 1839, in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. He traveled to Oregon with his brother via Cape Horn, arriving on May 1, 1854, and settled in Columbia County as a merchant.

Hendee, Denny H., 1826-1907

Pope, Seth Luen

Seth Luen Pope, son of Captain Seth Pope, who was born March 26, 1837, in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. He started to Oregon on December 20, 1853, from Boston, via Cape Horn, and arrived May 1, 1854. He first located in Columbia County, Oregon Territory.

Pope, Sarah E. (Archer)

Sarah E. Archer, wife of Charles Pope and mother of Henry. She married Charles on November 21, 1832, and started for Oregon from New York, in 1851. They settled in Oregon City, where they ran a mercantile business.

Howard Studio (Photographer)

Plimpton, William Wright

William W. Plimpton, born September 10, 1854, in Columbia County, Oregon Territory, to Silas B. and Lydia (Wright) Plimpton. His siblings were Lelia (who died young), Ortley, and Sarah F. (Winterbotham). He married Alice Josephine Miller, of Portland, in 1878. William began his career as a clerk/bookkeeper, and then progressed toward printing. He was eventually on the State Printing Board. He and Alice were the parents of W. M. Plimpton and Ethel P. (Abbott). He died in Multnomah County on January 17, 1936.

Morse, George Daniels, 1835-

Phillips, Marion and daughter, Ella

Marion Phillips, who was born in White County, Illinois, in April, 1833, the son of Hiram and Polly (Lawler) Phillips, who was widowed by 1850, living with the family in East Portland. He had come to Oregon overland in 1846. Marion settled in Clackamas County and married Eliza ("Liza") on June 8, 1858. They had three daughters: Ella, Caroline, and Frances (Fannie Davis). Marion died in Seattle on July 11, 1920.

Peterson, Walter

Walter Peterson, probably the son of Lanson and Ida, of the Lebanon, Oregon, area. He was born in about 1878, and may have lived in Independence, Oregon, around the time this photograph was taken.

McGowan, J. D. (Photographer)

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