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
CFR0917 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Schmeltzer, Conrad K. 1878 0.00 0.00 0 No Yes certificate #779, Oregon City No
Washington
Schmeltzer, John Demory; Schmeltzer family No None of the original... prunes, walnuts At time of application:... No
Extensive notes for each question in the original application. Please see application for more details.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Homestead certificate; Deed; Typewritten letters.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files great grandson Pennsylvania 2
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
CFR0660 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Lingelbach, Valentine 1883 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Clackamas
Lingelbach, Richard; Lingelbach, Phil No Apples; Grain; Grapes; Hay;... At time of application: Hay;... No
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Handwritten notes.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files 0
CFR0918 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Simpson, John Marshall 1878 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from Nathaniel and Catherine Richardson
Washington
Simpson, Rolfe M.; Simpson, Frank H. No None of the original... Cattle, Wheat, Oats, Clover Cattle, Wheat, Oats, Clover No
This property has never been divided.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Deeds; Probate record of John Simpson.
Yes Yes OHS Field Services Files grandson 4
CFR0886 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Wade, Pharris 1883 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Union
No None of the original... Didn't farm the land... Wheat, barley, oats, peas,... No
The original farm has never been divided.
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Certification of ownership; Newspaper articles.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files grandson Illinois 3
CFR0984 Download Application (PDF) Century Ranch Hill, William F. Hill Land LLC and Hill Land & Cattle LLC 1894 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Klamath
1.5 to 2 miles N. of Merrill, Oregon on Hill Rd.
Hill, David; Hill, Dean F.; Hill, William F., III; Brant, Laura No Original house still stands... Alfalfa hay; Barley; Grass... Cattle No
"David Hill lives on the original property today."
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 2000
Application; Statement of affirmation; Abstract of title; Maps; Homestead certificate.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files grandchildren Illinois and Michigan 1
CFR0661 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Daniels, Thomas 1884 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Clackamas
McKay, Cecil; McKay, Adeline No At time of application:... No
Friday, November 30, 1984 1985
Application; Handwritten letter; Certification of ownership.
No Yes OHS Field Services Files 0

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