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 award Please describe attachments Genealogical information included Application on file Application locationsort descending Applicants relationship to original owners Origin of original owners Ethnic origin of original owners How many generations still live on the farm or ranch
CFR0852 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Scott, William H. H. 1872 0.00 0.00 0 No Yes No
Umatilla
Rt. 1 Box 65 Athena, OR
Scott, Joseph Jay No None of the original... Wheat Wheat, Peas No
The property has never been divided. There were 320 acres in the original farm, and there are 320 acres in the farm today.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Newspaper articles.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files grandson Illinois and Missouri 0
CFR0982 Download Application (PDF) Century Ranch Messal Sr., William 1880 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from Rosie Messal
Jackson
Peile, Maxine No Original barn is still... Hay, Cattle, Garden pigs Cattle, Sheep, Pasture No
"Over the generations the ranch has been added to. It began as 160 acres, and is now 880 acres. There are 3 generations here now -- yet only Maxine lives on the original 160."
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 2000
Application; Statement of affirmation; Handwritten letters; Newspaper article; Excerpt from "A History of Eagle Point"; Typewritten letter; Birth certificate; Marriage certificate; Chain of title; Deeds.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files great niece by marriage Germany ["Schwaben - Colonic - Prenfsen"] ["Bayern Province"] Germany 1
CFR0820 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Butler, Euphemia Big Oak Butler (Clinton) Farm 1878 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Multnomah
Clinton, Ralph N.; Clinton, Bessie M. No None of the original... Fruit trees. Pasture, Beef cattle, Horses... No
The application has extensive notes in each of the above categories. For the sake of space, I have not included those notes here. Please see original application. The property was divided once into 5 sections.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Handwritten letter; Typewritten letter; Land patent; Deed; Newspaper article; Extensive notes on the history of the property; Genealogical information.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files maternal great grandmother "somewhere back East" 1
CFR0948 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Dundas, Jr., James 1879 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from C.L. and Alice Easterbrook
Yamhill
Dundas, Roy W., Jr. No One barn, one grainery, house... Red Chaff wheat, dairy cattle... Row crops (green bush beans,... No
NOTE 1: Application says "won siler medal and award for red chaff whear in sheaf at 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition." Land has been divided -- "one parcel to Pope and talbot for roadway and log boom, one parcel to Roy and Patricia Dundas."
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Typewrittten letters; 1985 award application notice; Naturalization papers for James Dundee Jr.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files grandson Iowa 2
CFR0658 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Weddeler, Christoph and Johanne Ledbury Acres 1881 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Clackamas
Ledbury, Roy A. No Hay; Oats; Potatoes; Wheat;... At time of application: Wheat... No
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Deed.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files 0
CFR0787 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Doerfler, Martin 1877 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Marion
13510 Doerfler Rd SE, Silverton, OR
Doerfler, David A.; Doerfler, Rita No Barn, Grainery, House Cereal Grains, Cattle Wheat, Oats, Grass seed,... No
The property has been divided three times.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Newspaper article.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files great-grandson Austria Austrian 4
CFR0885 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Jasper, Merrel C. 1868 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased several parcels of land.
Union
house and 1/2 the acres on Boothe Lane, 3 miles east of Hwy 82. 1/2 the acres on both side of Lower Cove highway, 4 miles E of Hwy 82.
Jones, Edna; Jones, John T.; Jones, Rodney; Jones, Brian; Jones, Douglas No None of the original... horses, mules, cattle, swine wheat, barley, alfalfa No
Applicant not sure if the original farm was ever divided.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Excerpt from "History of Union and Wallowa Counties"; Farm history; Event notice; Newspaper articles. Letter by Edna Jasper Jones on family history.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files grand graddaughter Missouri 3
CFR0983 Download Application (PDF) Century Ranch Read, Lilly 1898 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from Daniel Aaron and Manda Aaron
Jefferson
Read, J. Herschel; Read, Kenny No Residence and barn still... Dryland wheat, Cattle (... Cattle (commercial and... No
Ranch is being run today by Herschel Read and Kenny Read.
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 2000
Application; Statement of affirmation; Typewritten letter; Ranch history; Deed.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files nephew Grizzly Mountain Area, Crook County, Oregon 3
CFR0821 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Graf, Andreas 1881 0.00 0.00 0 No Yes #2675 No
Multnomah
Graff, Clifton L.; Graff, Juanita A. No House built c. 1885 (placed... Cattle, Horses, Fowl, Hay Cattle, Hay, Horses, Nursery... Yes
The property has been divided once.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Line of ownership; Typewritten letter; Tax receipt; Homestead documentation; Newspaper article.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files grandson Germany Germany 2
CFR0949 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Zimmerman, Christian and Cecilia 1883 0.00 41.00 41 No No Yes
Purchased from N. N. Burton and May Burton
Yamhill
2 miles north of Yamhill on Hwy 47 at Cty Rd 273. Physical address of farm is 19035 NE Cove Orchard Rd. Yam hill 97148-3.9.16
2 miles Yamhill OR Dromgoole, Gordon C. No None of the original... wheat, oats, clover, cattle,... wheat, barley, oats, clover,... No
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Deed; Typewritten letter; Photocopy of photograph; Oregon Pacific Railroad advertisement; Newspaper article.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files great grandson Sebringsville, Ontario, Canada Canada 2

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