W. G. Eaton, formulary know as Grandpa Eaton, died at the residence of his son J. J. Eaton, Saturday evening, August 30, 1902, aged 85 years, ? months and 9 days. He was born in Tennessee in 1817 and moved to Missouri in 1845, and two years later enlisted in the war with Mexico and was mustered out a year later. He crossed the plains to Oregon in 1853. locating in this county. He has been a resident of this city since 1879. The funeral services were conducted Sunday by Rev. Lobdell. Junction City Times Sept 6, 1902 Junction City, Oregon
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