Location: Roseburg Oregon

Biography of Henry H. Woodward

HENRY H. WOODWARD. – The life of a pioneer of any country is a hard one. But the pioneer of the Pacific coast had really more to contend with than his early brother of any other state east or west of the great Mother of Waters. His daily life was not only one of almost unendurable hardship and privation, with the eternal gnawings of want; but it was also beset with imminent danger; and he was in continued dread of death from the poisoned arrow of the red man, or his more fortunate fellow who used a gun. The pioneer

Sawyer, Ramona Louis Noregaard Mrs. – Obituary

Ramona Louis (Noregaard) Sawyer, 78, of Sutherlin and Roseburg, Ore., went to be with the Lord on Feb. 24, 2007. She had resided in the Sutherlin and Roseburg areas for the last 18 years. Ramona was born on Jan. 20, 1929, to Harold and Ruby Noregaard of Enterprise, Ore. They later moved to Baker City, Ore., and Ramona graduate from Baker High in 1947. She married Ray Sawyer Sept. 4, 1955. They lived in Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, and California, where they resided in Livermore, Calif., for 16 years with their sons before returning to the northwest. Those who knew

Sherwood, Clarissa Fisher Mrs. – Obituary

Clarissa Sherwood, 94, of Roseburg, a former Halfway resident, died July 11, 2007, at Bend. Her funeral was today at Chapel of the Roses. The Rev. Dwayne brown of the First Presbyterian Church officiated. Private entombment was at Roseburg Memorial Gardens. Clarissa was born on Nov. 25, 1912, and was raised at Halfway. She was the daughter of Alva and Gladys Fisher and the first of six children. After graduating from Halfway High School, she attended Eastern Oregon Normal School at La Grande, graduating in 1933. She began her teaching career with 12 students in a one-room school house at

Biography of Rufus Mallory

Rufus Mallory is of New England ancestry, and descended from a strong and hardy stock, well fitted for the furnishing of such elements as are needed to command success and produce laudable results in the new but rapidly growing country in which his lot was cast and where modern civilization has come with such splendid strides. About 1816 his parents left their home in Connecticut for the West, as New York State was then called, and settled in the town of Coventry in Chenango County, at which place the subject of our sketch, the youngest of a family of nine