At Myrtle Creek, Oregon, February 19, 1910, Dr. Chas W Whitcomb, aged 77 years, 6 month and 26 days.He was born in Greenfield, Connecticut and at an early day moved with his parents to Massachusetts where he grew to manhood. Among his schoolmates were Admiral George Dewey and Dwight L Moody the great evangelist. He was gradated from the Philadelphia and Rush Medical College of Chicago. During the civil war he was surgeon of the 15th Missouri Volunteer Infantry, serving in the armies of both Grant and Sherman. He came to Oregon in 1869, locating in Pendleton, and later locating at Myrtle Creek. He was married to Miss Viola J Smith of this place June 2, 1870, who survives him. He also leaves two sisters in Providence, Rhode Island. He was for many years a member of the Knights of Pythias, Masons and the ME Church.Love, charity and benevolence were his chief characteristics, being not only a truce Knight, but an earnest, upright Christian, a tender, loving husband and a friend to all. The body was brought to this place and was interred in Monroe cemetery Tuesday.Mrs. Whitcomb is a daughter of Grandma Smith of Harmony, and a sister of James W Smith and Mrs. Floyd Howard.Junction City TimesFeb. 26, 1910 Junction City, Oregon This obit came from a book project I’m working on, I don’t know anything else about this person, or other obits in this area.