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 ascending 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
CFR0057 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Kruse, John Walberta Farm 1852 0.00 0.00 0 No No Yes
Purchased from a homesteader
Clackamas
Kruse, Elmer W.; Kruse, Calvin W. No No
"John Kruse, a steamboatman, bought the 208-acre farm in 1852. It is now owned by three generations of his descendants: his son Homer A. Kruse's widow, Rosa A. Kruse; his grandson Elmer W. Krue & wife Anna; and his gr.gdson Roger Kruse."
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Typewritten letter; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 4
CFR0337 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Anderson, James Mechlin 1847 0.00 0.00 0 Yes #777 Oregon City No No
Marion
5 miles NW of Jefferson, 12 miles S of Salem
No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized statement; 1959 state fair celebration registration form.
No Yes Mss 1604 granddaughter 0
CFR0156 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Hale, Calvin T. 1853 0.00 0.00 0 Yes Claim # 37 No No
Lane
Hale, Farmer C. No No
Farm consists of over 100 acres of original DLC.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Letter of approval; Newspaper article.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0073 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Wright, Harrison 1858 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Clackamas
Wright, Alfred T. No No
Harrison Wright had a son Reuben Wright, who then had a son Alfred Wright (the applicant).
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit
No Yes Mss 1604 0
CFR0454 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Robinson, William J. 1852 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Washington
Near Progress, SW of Portland.
Robinson, Chet; Robinson, Bill No Dairy cows Dairy cows No
See CFR0455 for info on co-owner.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Newspaper article
No No 0
CFR0007 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Buckingham, Heman C. 1850 0.00 0.00 0 Yes #53 No No
Benton
Buckingham, Howard No No
Applicant and his sister still own and farm part of the original land claim.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Notarized ownership document
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0369 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Morgan, Edward 1849 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Multnomah
No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Typewritten letters
No No 0
CFR0287 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Caplinger, Jacob 1845 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Marion
4 miles E of Salem on East State St.
Caplinger, Irvine No Barley, Timber, Pasture No
Current applicant owns 120 acres of original property.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Application; Notarized ownership document.
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson 0
CFR0193 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Alford, Russell & Martha Jane Rodgers Alford 1851 0.00 0.00 0 Yes No No
Linn
No No
Albert Austin Alford inherited 67 acres from his father, Russell Alford. Albert Alford heired the farm to his children, Otto E. Alford, Velma Evans and Dillard Alford and they hold joint ownership.
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Handwritten note; Affidavit; Excerpt from "Illustrated Historical Atlas Map, Marion and Linn Counties, 1878."
No Yes Mss 1604 grandson Clayborne, Tennessee to Missouri 0
CFR0105 Download Application (PDF) Century Farm Jones, John 1858 0.00 0.00 0 No No No
Douglas
Daniel, Myra A. No No
Saturday, November 30, 1957 1958
Affidavit; 1960 state fair celebration registration form.
No Yes Mss 1604 2

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