John W. McCully born. 22 May 1821 New Brunswick; died 20 Jan 1899 Joseph, OR – 67 years 7 months 28 days.
In 1822 the family moved to OH, stayed until 1844; 1844-1851 in IA; 1852-1862 resident of Jacksonville, OR; 1862-1867 visited Idaho, Montana, and Missouri – attended medical school in St. Louis. He had studied medicine and become a practitioner in IA.
1868-1878 purser on Willamette River steamboats; 1880-1889, resident of Joseph, OR.
He was a member of the last Territorial Legislature, representing Jackson Co. Held “high positions” in the Masons.
Obituary (1899) from unidentified newspaper.
Contributed By:Sandy Wilbur