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Catalog Number 2005.2.1699
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Copies: 1 ( 1 original newspaper clipping)

"Elizabeth Whitney Hovenden
Woodburn, Or., Jan. 19. -- (Spe -
cial.) --- Elizabeth Whitney Hoven-
den was buried in Butteville ceme-
tery today. Rev. S.E. Long conduct-
ing services. She was born at Lima,
Ind., February 28, 1841. Her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William Whitney,
crosed the plains in 1847, settling
on a cliam in Butteville. She was
married to Amos Hovenden in 1859.
Nine of their elven children are
living. They are: Mrs. Sarah Moore,
Corvallis; Mrs. Celia Morris, Broad-
acres; Mrs. Edith Hirt, Aurora; Mrs.
Effie Woodruff, St. Paul; Mrs. Amy
Barber, Thirza Hovenden and Ed-
win Hovenden, Woodburn; Albert
Hovenden, William Hovenden,
Woodburn. Nineteen grand-chil-
dren and 16 great-grandchildren
also survive." (front of original)
Title Elizabeth Whitney Hovenden Obituary
Collection Photograph Collection