Clan McCullough/McCulloch Newsletter. by Betty K Summers, Clan McCullough/McCulloch
A daughter, Elizabeth b. 1820 VA md Absolom H. FRIER/FREYER Oct 1838 In Cooper Co MO. Traveled by wagon train Mary 1845, destination Oregon Territory. ... No preview available - www.books.google.com ====================================== General research: 1850 United States Federal Census Name: John J Frier Age: 9 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841 Birth Place: Missouri Gender: Male Washington, Oregon Territory HOUSEHOLD: Wm Belknap 25 John M Bull 23 Justin Chenowith 23 C P Culver 23 A H Frier age34b. KY occ; Innkeeper(b. abt. 1816) Elizth Frier age 30b. VA occ: Merchant(b. abt. 1820) John J Frier age 9b. MO Martha J Frier age 5b. MO Mary A Frier age 10b. MO Sarah M Frier age 1b. Oregon Territory Thos J Frier age 1b. Oregon Territory Luke Hinshaw 32 John C Lundehall 22 Henry Marshall 27 O C Pratt 32 John Rylie 25 ======================================================== www.usgennet.org/usa/or/county/clackamas/timeline2.html
Across the river from Oregon City, Linn City was doing well. A.H. Frier had opened the Linn City Hotel and two stores (David Burnside and W.P. Day & Robinson's) opened this year.
My note: in October-November-December 1861 the town of Linn was destroyed by tremendous rainfall that caused a flood and everyone moved away. ============================================================ Willamette Landings: Ghost Towns of the River - Page 40 by Howard McKinley Corning - Cities and towns - 1947 - 201 pages
Toward that end, Moore encouraged AH Frier to locate at Linn City. Frier operated the Linn City Hotel, the former Washington Hotel, which had been operated ... Snippet view - About this book - www.books.google.com
Closest library that has this book is:Siskiyou County Public LibraryYreka, CA 96097 ============================================================ 1870 Polk County Census - ftp.wi.net/~census/lesson27.html
Frier, Absalom H m 56 1814 h farmer KY (PM Plum Valley PO 1854-1863) Etna 472 Euro-American Frier, Christina f Twin 14 1856 Dau Farm Hand OR Etna 472 Euro-American Frier, Elizabeth f 50 1820 CoH Farmer VA Etna 472 Euro-American Frier, John m 26 1844 sn farmer MO Etna 472 Euro-American Frier, Lucretia f Twin 14 1856 Dau Farm Hand OR Etna 472 Euro-American Frier, Thms m 24 1846 sn farmer MO Etna 472 Euro-American ============================================================ 1870 United States Federal Census Name: Absalem Prier (FRIER) Estimated Birth Year: 1814 Age: 56Birthplace: Kentucky Polk, Oregon Race: White Gender: Male Post Office: Etna HOUSEHOLD:Surname FRIER Absalem Prier 56b. KY occ: Farmer Elisabeth Prier 50b. VA John Prier 26b. MO occ: Farmer Thos Prier 24b. MO Lucretia Prier 17b. OR Christina Prier 14b. OR James B Graves 72b. VA occ: Retired Farmer v-$1600/7000 ======================================================== 1870 US CENSUS - Series: M593Roll: 1287Page: 311(HERITAGE QUEST - INDEX) SurnameGivenNameAgeSexRaceBirthplaceStateCountyLocationYear FRIERABSOLEM56MWKYORPOLKMONMOUTH P1870 ========================================================== http://mike-h.com/history.htmlhttp://mike-h.com/history.html
YE OLD FRIER RESIDENCE
The home was built in approximately 1890, with several out buildings.
In 1890, Absalom H. Frier, an Inn keeper and merchant from Washington County, Oregon, lived in the house until his death in 1896.
Plum Valley post office was established Nov. 30, 1854, on the Absalom H. Frier claim, a little to the south of the valley and about on the south line of section 20. Frier, who was born in New York (error - Kentucky) in 1814, served as first postmaster. He was a farmer living in Etna at the time of the 1870 Census. In 1856 the office was moved to Plum Valley proper. Some other findings I could dig up were:etc. ============================================================Oregon Geographic Names by Lewis Ankeny McArthur - History - 1974 - 835 pages
Page 591 ... post office was established November 30, 1854, on the Absalom H. Frier claim, ... Frier was the first postmaster. In 1856 Plum Valley post office was ... No preview available - About this book - www.books.google.com ====================================================