Title View Application Award Type Original Owner Name of farm or ranch Year of Property Acquisition Original Acreage Current Acreage Acreage farmed or ranched today Donation land claim Dlc num and registration location Homestead Homestead Information Other Please explain Legal description for the farm or ranch headquarters County Address physical location GPS location Distance from nearest town Nearest town name Who farms or ranches today Original buildings still in use Building structures on property with date of construction Crops or livestock historically raised on property Crops or livestock currently raised on property National register property National register name Notes and comments property Date of application Date of awardsort descending Please describe attachments Genealogical information included Application on file Application location Applicants relationship to original owners Origin of original owners Ethnic origin of original owners How many generations still live on the farm or ranch
CFR0483 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Owens, Thomas 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Yamhill
6 miles SW of McMinnville, just off the Muddy Valley Road.
Handley, Bessie Blanche No No
161 acres in present farm, 1/4 of original DLC. Chain of ownership: Thomas Owens; to Nellie Owens Handley; to Byrd O. and Bessie Blanche Handley to 1958; Bessie Blanche Handley to date.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Affidavit; 1960 state fair celebration registration form; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter-in-law 1
CFR0034 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Currier, J. M. 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes # 39 No No
Benton
No No
At the time of the application, the property consisted of over 500 acres still farmed by the applicant.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; Typewritten letter.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter 0
CFR0397 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Ritner, Sebastian R.; Ritner, Sarah 1844 0.00 0.00 0 Yes Certification # 4582 & Certification # 4728 No No
Polk
No No
Chain of ownership: Sebastian & Sarah Ritner to John Ritner (son) to Rittie Kerber (granddaughter)
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
1959 state fair celebration registration form; Affidavit; Oregon State Archives Record of DLC Certificates; Handwritten letters.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter Switzerland 3
CFR0313 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Moisan, Thomas 1842 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Marion
SE of Brooks, Oregon
Renter No The original house is still... Grain, Seed No
80 acres of grain and seed are currently raised. Applicant lives on the land, but the land is being rented.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement; Newspaper articles.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0224 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Ketchum, Walter M. & Laura 1851 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Linn
Mullen, Harold K.; Mullen, Lydia No No
On the death of Walter and Laura Ketchum the land went to C. S. Mullen, husband of Emma Ketchum.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 great grandson 2
CFR0131 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Dean, Nathaniel C. Willow Springs Farm 1851 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Jackson
207-A located 3 miles W of Central Point
Dean, Frank C.; Dean, Olive No At time of application: Hay;... No
"The Deans lived here on this farm 100 years. Nathaniel Dean and Annie Hoston were married here 15 Nov. 1852, the first white couple married in Jackson county Oregon."
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 0
CFR0502 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Allan, Solomon 1847 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Yamhill
No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
No No 0
CFR0051 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Vonderahe, C. F. 1857 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from Farley for $800
Clackamas
No UPDATE: House & Summer... Yes
When C. F. Vonderahe died "the farm was divided between his children with the 51.90 acre tract gong to his daughter Julia Vonderahe Mueller and thence to her daughter, Louise Mueller Evans (my mother) and now to me." "The 54 acre tract went to the son."
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Typewritten letter; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 0
CFR0331 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Riches, George P. S. and Mary J. 1849 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Marion
212 acres that lie 12 miles E of salem in the Waldo Hills area
Riches, Charles Robert; Riches, Martha L. No No
Charles R. Riches, son of George and Mary, became owner of 373 acres of the original farm. Applicant is son of Charles, and owns 4/7 undivided interest in the said 373 acres.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0150 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm White, Samuel Wilson 1855 0.00 0.00 0 Yes DLC No 37 No No
Josephine
7 miles from Kerbyville, 8 miles from Sailor Diggings, 6 miles from Browntown
No Timber No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Typewritten letters; Maps of original land claim; Newspaper articles.
Yes Yes Mss 1604 wife of Raymond White, who was grandson to Sam White Cold Water, Michigan 1

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