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 applicationsort descending Date of award 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
CFR0042 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Burbage, Ezekial 1857 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased in 1857
Clackamas
No House was built in 1866 and... No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application consists of a series of hand written letters by Kreta Albright.
No Yes Mss 1604 great granddaugthers 0
CFR0405 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Gilliam, Andrew Jackson 1847 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Polk
5 miles SW of Dallas on the Dallas-Falls City Road.
No No
Chain of ownership: Andrew Jackson Gilliam; to William Douglas Gilliam (son); to Annis Tilgner (granddaughter). 50 acres of original farm in present farm.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; Handwritten letter; Typewritten letter; 1959 and 1960 state fair celebration registration forms; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter 2
CFR0321 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm McKay, James and Cecilia 1848 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Marion
Merten, Maurice H.; Merten, Mary McKay No No
The applicant and her husband currently farm 142 acres of the original property. The first grist mill in Oregon was built and operated by James McKay on the property. The applicant has a piece of the original mill stone in the yard of her home.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Handwritten letter; Notarized statement.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter 0
CFR0236 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Sprenger, Nicholas 1852 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Linn
2 miles N of Shedd and east of highway 99
No No
Nicholas Sprenger died 8 Nov 1871, and passed 212 acres to this son Henry Sprenger. Henry (father of applicant) died 1938, and the applicant was heired 176 acres.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavits; Typewritten letter.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0141 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Chavner, Thomas 1856 0.00 0.00 0 Yes Sec 10 T 36 S R 1 E. No Yes
Purchased more land later and added it to original property.
Jackson
Thompson, Chavner No Hay, Grain, Cattle, Pasture No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Newspaper article. Memo re: ownership.
No Yes Mss 1604 1
CFR0509 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Grahm, William & wife 1849 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Paid $100 to Gen. Parmer for squatter's rights to Section.
Yamhill
7 miles SE of McMinnville.
No 1/2 in prairie and 1/2 on... No
200 acres in present farm.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Affidavit; 1959 and 1960 state fair celebration registration forms.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 3
CFR0338 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Savage, John M. and Jane 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes #43, claim no. 259 No No
Marion
Victor Point
Savage, Vera E. No At time of application: Grass... No
Applicant is the wife of A. J. Savage, the grandson of John and Jane Savage.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 wife of grandson 0
CFR0157 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Hale, Calvin T. 1853 0.00 0.00 0 Yes Claim # 37, Notification # 1192 No No
Lane
Hale, Wayne D.; Hale, Gordon H. No No
Chain of ownership: Calvin T. Hale & Molla Hale 1853-1900; Chalres Kansas Hale & Pallie P. Hale to 1953; D. Wayne Hale & Gordon H. Hale (brother) 1/2 interest each to date.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Letter of approval.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandsons 0
CFR0074 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Yergen, Augustus 1855 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Clackamas
No No
Part of the property is also in Marion County. Property owned jointly between applicant, sister Mrs. John Kister, and cousin Philip Yergen.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Handwritten and typewritten letters; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0091 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Hamblock, John 1857 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Coos
No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Newspaper articles
No No 0

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