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OREGON.

 

1846-1884

 

From:

HISTORIC OREGON NEWSPAPERS.

[  http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu/]

 

VOLGOLD, CHARLES

August 29, 1874

August 30, 1874

Accident

Attending burning tree which fell on him

NOBLE, WILLIAM

March 13, 1875

March 29, 1875

Murder

Killed at Marshfield (Coos Bay)

WATTS, HIRAM M.

May 10,1878

May 11, 1878

Rupture of heart caused by undue exertions or excitement

Native of Fulton Co. Ill - 35 years old

FAY, JAMES D.

May 20, 1879

June 4, 1879

Suicide

Shot himself with pistol

GREEN, JAMES

October 1, 1879

October 1, 1879

Suicide - Gun Shot

 

52 years old - NY Native

UNKNOWN CHINAMAN

October 29, 1879

November 17, 1879

stabbed and shot

 

ARCHER, WILLIAM

January 26, 1880

February 27, 1880

Congestion of the lungs

 

SCOTT, A. B.

March 8, 1880

April 9, 1880

[Unreadable]

Born 1813

BROOKS, GEORGE

June, 25, 1880

July 23, 1880

Drowned

Native of London, about 51 years old

LOUGEE, CHARLES B.

November 21, 1880

December, 29, 1880

Accident - Fell off Whitney's Wharf

 

BIRD, FRANK

April 4, 1881

April 4, 1881

Unknown, not of natural causes

 

KOONTS, JAMES

May 24, 1881

May 28, 1881

Accidental - cleaning rifle

Native of Ohio. 78 years old

NEWCORT, MATT

April 13, 1881

July 9, 1881

Murder - gun shot

Native of Finland, about 30 years old

MCCLOSKEY, CHARLES

July 4, 1881

September 8, 1881

Murdered

Killed at Myrtle Point

ULRICH, MAGGIE

April 5, 1882

April 5, 1882

Natural Causes

Native of Ireland, about 45 years old

HENRICSON, ANDREW

February 25, 1883

February 25, 1883

Accident - Gun Shot wound

About 47, Native of Finland

     

 

Shot and killed in fight at Marshfield

ERICSSON, JOHN

September 6, 1883

September 18, 1883

Suicide - Gun Shot

About 33, Native of Finland

WAGONER, LEONARD F.

October 16, 1883

October 24, 1883

Accident - Drowned

Native of Indiana, 40 years old

KROEGER, HENRY

June 14, 1884

July 3, 1884

Suicide - Hanging

Native of Germany

DOWD, FRANK

December 28, 1885

January 4, 1886

Accident - Drowned

About 35 years old, origins unknown

BLISS, FREDRICK P.

May 11, 1886

July, 7, 1886

Accident - Gun Shot

 

HANCOCK, SAMUEL

May 9, 1886

July 7, 1886

Suicide - Hanging

Native of Canada, 50 or 51 years old

SAPP, NICHOLAS

February 16, 1887

February 23, 1887

Explosive

Origins unknown

DEAN, EMMA

July 23, 1887

September 2, 1887

Natural Causes

Origins unknown

MORRAS, GEORGE

August 23, 1888

August, 28, 1888

 

Possible murder victim outside of Coquille

STRANG, WILLIAM

Feburay 20, 1889

March 6, 1889

Drowned

Marshfield Pauper

GRUBE, GUSTAVE

April 16, 1889

April 29, 1889

Unknown (only a cost billing by coroner)

Origins unknown

EATIONHOOVER, ELIZABETH

July 14, 1889

August 15, 1889

Strangulation

Murder victim outside Coquille (Book)

EATIONHOOVER, WILLIAM

July 14, 1889

August 15, 1889

Strangulation

Murder victim with mother, Elizabeth (Book)

WAVERLY, JAMES

July 19, 1890

July 19, 1890

 

 

MACKAY, ADDIE (MRS. FRANK)

August 19, 1890

August 19, 1890

Suicide - Gun Shot

Origins unknown

GOELLER, PETER

April 1889

March 17, 1891

Rifle shot to skull

Origins unknown

TRAIN, JONATHAN P.

June 27, 1891

July 3, 1891

Gun Shot .44 Caliper to the head, unknown shooter

Origins unknown

FALES, ROBERT

September 17, 1891

September 17, 1891

Unknown (only a cost billing by coroner)

 

BARRETT, ISAAC

February 7, 1892

April 6, 1892

 

 

SEARS, BENJAMIN

April 7, 1892

April 15, 1892

apoplexy

 

PERKINS JOHN W.

April 26, 1892

May 5, 1892

 

 

ADAMS, L. B.

April, 16, 1892

May 25, 1892

 

 

WICKMAN, ANDREW

June 21,1892

June 21, 1892

 

Murder victim by shotgun at South Slough

CISNA, JOSEPH

September 7, 1892

September 7, 1892

 

 

MORGAN, WILLIAM

September 10, 1892

September 10, 1892

 

 

EATIONHOOVER, CHRISTIAN

October 24, 1892

October 25, 1892

Suicide - Hanging

Suicide by hanging in Coquille (wife and child murdered) (Book)

MCINTOSH, JAMES

March 28, 1893

April 6, 1893

 

 

SEBASTIAN, CHRIST

June 24, 1893

September 5, 1893

 

 

ENROSE, SAMUEL

April 9, 1894

April 9, 1894

 

 

DOLAN, TERRANCE

November 15, 1894

November 17, 1894

 

 

GROSS, ANDREW

January 3, 1895

January 3, 1895

 

 

COX, J. G.

March 20, 1895

April 21, 1895

 

 

SWANSEN, ANDREW

July 14, 1895

July 19, 1895

 

 

ALBRECHT, HERMANS SUSANE

February 18, 1896

March 03, 1896

 

Murdered by husband gunshots in Marshfield

MURPHY, MICHAEL

February 25, 1896

March 11, 1896

 

 

MARTIN, ERSKINE

January 22, 1896

March 26, 1896

 

 

CARLSON, ANDREW

November 9, 1896

November 23, 1896

 

 

SPINNER, CHARLEY

July 5, 1897

July 8, 1897

 

 

SCHMIDT, HARRY

October 1, 1896

August 11, 1897

 

 

HEDDEN, OSCAR

November 29, 1897

December 24, 1897

 

 

TUCKER, DOC

November 11, 1897

December 31, 1897

 

Murdered by girlfriend gunshot in Marshfield

UNKNOWN CHILD

February 25, 1898

March 9, 1898

 

 

KELLY, ANNIE

July 6, 1898

July 13, 1898

 

 

JACKSON, F. M.

October 17, 1898

October 19, 1898

 

 

BERRY, WILLIAM

March 10, 1899

March 28, 1899

 

 

BRIZZIE, ELMER

March 14, 1899

April 3, 1899

 

 

BYERS, CREDE

April 13, 1899

April 26, 1899

 

 

HAMBRIDGE, EDWARD

July 2, 1899

December 26, 1899

 

 

MARSYLA, IDA

December 27, 1899

January 1, 1900

 

 

         
         

 

 

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