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From: "Lisa L. Jones" <>
Subject: [ORLINN] Be It Resolved...
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 07:38:01 -0800
I've just posted this obituary for my gr-gr-grandfather to the LinnCo Query
board. It is one of several examples of obituaries I have located in family
papers that was posted by Grange members. Can anyone tell me if this was a
common Grange style: Whereas, be it resolved, etc? Has anyone come across
other such obituaries?
Secondly, can anyone tell me more about the newspaper mentioned below, the
Thanks in advance,
Lisa L. Jones
[Obituary of Fairfax Smith Thayer, b. 11 Jan 1834, died 27 Nov. 1886, buried
at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Linn Co., OR]
WHEREAS, The hand of Death has passed through our midst
and taken from our fraternity our esteemed and worthy
Bro. F. S. Thayer. Therefore be it
Resolved, By Jordan Valley Grange No. 42, P. of H.,
that by the death of Bro. Thayer Jordan Valley Grange has
lost one of its most faithful and worthy members,
the community an industrious and obliging neighbor and
his family a kind and indulgent husband and father.
Resolved, That as a feeble token of our respect
for our worthy brother and sympathy for the family of
the deceased, these resolutions be spread on the records
of the grange, a copy sent to the bereaved family and
to the HERALD-DISSEMINATOR for publication.
Dated this 18th day of December, 1886
T. P. Goodman,
B. H. Irvine,