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- circa 1878 (Creation)
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Rev. Horace Lyman, born in Massachusetts. He came to Oregon from New York via Cape Horn, and arrived in October 1848. He married Mary Dennison on November 1, 1848. They settled in Portland, where he taught school and organized the First Congregational Church on June 15, 1851. He was instrumental in building the first house of worship in Polk County in 1854 and taught mathematics at Pacific University in 1857. His wife died in 1874, and he remarried Mrs. Margaret D. Duncan on December 9, 1882. He died on March 31, 1887, in Forest Grove.