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
CFR0379 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Blair, Thomas R. & Emmaline Buell Blair 1848 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Polk
on Mill Creek
No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0298 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Doty, Nelson R. 1853 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Marion
5 miles NW of Jefferson
Renter No No
Current applicant owns 140 acres of the original homestead. Nelson Doty gave portion of original property to his son W. E. Doty (applicant) who expanded his holdings by purchasing more of the property from the other heirs.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement.
No Yes Mss 1604 son 0
CFR0206 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Farwell, Richard & Esther 1852 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Linn
Farwell, Mabel R. No No
Property was divided equally between Richard Farwell's sons, E. D. Farwell and Hiram J. Farwell. Mrs. E. D. Farwell (Mabel Farwell) inherited from her husband.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; Typewritten letter; Handwritten note.
No Yes Mss 1604 daughter-in-law 0
CFR0115 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Stephens, Ebenezer 1852 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Douglas
Stevens, R. O. No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; Handwritten note.
No Yes Mss 1604 0
CFR0485 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Harrison, Thaddus R. & Marie A 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Yamhill
1 mile from Amity
No No
87.77 acres in present farm. Portion of present farm originally donated as site for Bethel School. Once school is gone the land will revert back to the heirs.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Affidavit; Handwritten note.
No Yes Mss 1604 great granddaughter ? 0
CFR0035 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Harris, John 1853 0.00 0.00 0 Yes #43 No No
Benton
Whitby, Harold R.; Whitby, Jack No No
Property was passed upon death of John Harris to daughter Mary Harris Whitby, then to the applicant, and then to his son and daughter (Jack Harold Whitby and Isabel Whitby Smith).
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; 1960 state fair celebration registration form.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 3
CFR0398 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Walker, Clayebourne C.; Walker, Louisa 1845 0.00 0.00 0 Yes Notification # 151, Claim # 821 No No
Polk
near Zena
No No
Chain of ownership: Louisa & Claybourne Walker, 441.74 acres; to C. M. Purvine (nephew of Louisa Walker), 238 acres; to Byron J. Purvine (grandnephew), 1/3 interest in the 238 acres and bought another 1/3 interest from his brother Walker R. Purvine.
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 grandnephew Virginia (C.C. Walker), Illinois (Louisa Walker) 0
CFR0314 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Looney, Jessie and Reuby 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes claim #53 No No
Marion
2.5 miles N of Jefferson
Looney, Herbert; Renter. No No
Original property contained 640 acres. Applicant owns 108 acres of the original land grant.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement; 1960 state fair celebration registration form; Newspaper articles.
No Yes Mss 1604 unknown 0
CFR0226 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Sprenger, Nicholas B. 1852 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Linn
1 1/2 miles N of Shedd
Pugh, Lena Sprenger No No
At the death of Nicholas Sprenger, the land was divided among his children. 35 acres went to his son Henry B. Sprenger
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter 0
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

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