- circa 1866
Part of Cartes-de-Visite Collection
Martha L. Geary, born in 1840 in Missouri, to Rev. Edward Ratchford and Harriet (Reed) Geary. Martha married Eugene L. Perham on January 1, 1857, in Linn County, Oregon. They lived on a Donation Land Claim in Benton County. Their children were: Theodore, Prentise R., Harriet L., Hugh W., Guy, and Nathaniel C. The child pictured above could be Hugh, Guy, or Nathaniel. Martha died in Portland in 1924.