Subject: Hiram Terwilliger-the first European to discover hotsprings>Wilamette National forest>Oregon cascades> State of Oregon Posted at the Terwilliger family mailing list at rootsweb.com. See the month of July/August, 2008. There are many other connected posts at that mailing list.
The information below matches the information from Missy on the Mckenzie River/Willamette National forest/Cougar, Terwilliger Hot Springs posted July, 2008.
The book mentions that HIRAM TERWILLIGER arrived in the 1860s. He arrived in the 1840s on the Oregon Trail with his family. There are a few books that mention he arrived in the 1860s.
Book) Touring Washington and Oregon Hot Springs by Jeff Birkby on page 79
"...named for HIRAM TERWILLIGER who came to Oregon in the 1860s and is thought to be the first European to visit the hot springs"
Old-growth forest and "...only the most committed travelers attempted the narrow trail along the South Fork of McKenzie trail..."
The book was digitized and had more information about mining rights/summer resort/development...
Published 2002 by Globe
Son of JAMES TERWILLIGER who built the first log cabin where Portland, Oregon was "born"...founder and pioneer of Portland, Oregon.
Terwilliger Hot Springs/Cougar Hot Springs discovered by man named Terwilliger>deep in the Wilamette National Forest To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Sunday, July 20, 2008,
Some other Terwilliger names/posts that are connected/ all information at the Terwilliger rootsweb mailing list archive:
See also: Dr Lewis Lisha Terwilliger b. 1833 PA parents John/Mary doctor civil war era. Delaware County , Kansas . Post dated: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 (Son of John Terwilliger, John Terwilliger is the brother of James Terwilliger of Portland, Oregon)----John Terwilliger spent some time in Oregon--I believe he passed on in Kansas--
See also post titled: John Terwilliger, Mary Holmes (Cornelius Terwilliger/Anatje Decker) Post dated: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 (has a bit of a chart)
See also: James Alexander Terwilliger Post dated: Mon, 13 Nov 2006
See also: William Terwilliger brother of James Alexander Terwilliger dies in Shipwreck 1876, Clatsop County , Oregon . Post dated: Sun, Jan 21, 2007
See also: Biography: Thomas J. Abshire b. 1814 daughter Clementine becomes Mrs. Dr. LL Terwilliger. (Wife of Dr. Lewis Lisha Terwilliger).
See also posts in this archive dated around July-2007 regarding James Terwilliger, Hiram Terwilliger and posts that mention Portland, Oregon.
see also: Family of James Terwilliger>Family of Daniel Boone (the famous one) neighbors/Oregon Trail>Portland, Oregon 1800s Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008