I am looking for some early history on a part of Jackson Co. that eventually became Josephine Co. My 4th great grandfather, Henry or Samuel SANDERS was supposedly killed by Indians in Nov 1852 at Skull Bar, near Galice.
He was born about 1820 probably in KY. Married Mary TAYLOR ca 1842 in MO.
Two known children:
1. William E b. 12 March 1848 MO, d 22 Oct 1926 Walla Walla, WA, m. Francis Ann DENT 16 Aug 1874, Lane Co, OR.
2. John b. ca 1853, OR, d. ?? CA?
Mary b. 10 Dec 1823 KY or IL, d. 4 May 1905 Lane Co, OR. She was living with a grand-daughter at the time of her death. She had remarried 7 Apr 1856 in Lane Co, OR to Andrew Jackson CROW b. 6 Jun 1808 St. Charles Co, MO, d. 14 Nov 1891 Heppner, Morrow Co, OR. They had the following children:
1. Nancy Malvina CROW b. 17 Jan 1857, D. 24 nOV 1942, m. L. Columbus HINTON 9 May 1875, Lived in the Seattle area.
2. Thomas Nelson CROW b. 17 July 1859,
3. Margaret CROW b. ca 1861, m ??? KEYTE.
Son William had 4 children:
1. John d. ca 1940's, m. Edith ??, daughter Ethel m. ??? CONNEY,
2. Ethel m. Herbert HOLT bef 1926,
3. Mabel Claire d. 1962, m. 1) Henry Allen TRIPPLET, children a.) Ronald Henry b. 20 June 1906 Wendling, Lane Co, OR, d. 6 Dec 1982, m. 23 Sep 1940 Olive Muriel BRAGG, b.) Muriel died young. Mabel m 2)Frank WILSON, m3) Floyd HYLTON, lived in Pilot Rock, OR.
4. Margaret D. b. 23 July 1879 OR, d. 1961 Walla Walla, WW Co., WA, m 1) L. Andrew FISHER 23 March 1898 Douglas Co, OR, divorced before 1915 m 2) ?? MORRIS ca 1915 Benton Co, OR, m 3) ?? HUSTON. Also lived in Hermiston, OR and Walla Walla, WA. Children:
a.) Elmer Clyde b. 13 Sept 1899 Myrtle Creek, Douglas Co, d. 18 Jan 1907 Leland, Josephine Co, OR.
b.)Buelah b. 7 Mar 1901, d. 28 Aug 1985 Walla Walla, WA, m 1) ?? TAYLOR, m 2) Edward BURLINGAME 1 Mar 1924, Pendleton, Umatilla Co, OR, m3) Barry PARK 1 June 1974 College Place, Walla Walla Co, WA.
c.) Bertha (Babe) b. 1905, d. 1960's, buried College Place, WA, m. ?? FREDERICKSON.
Would also like to share information with anyone who ties in with these lines.