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Pioneer Arrival Scholls, Washington Co.
Posted by: Cathy (Everest) Burton Date: February 03, 2001 at 13:51:56
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The ways the early Pioneers traveled to the Scholls area in Washington County, OR ,were as varied as the area from which they came. Some of the early families arrivied as follows: In 1849 John Groner, a German Immigrant,left Missouri to sail to California by way of the Mississippi River and the Isthmus. He worked in Califonia Mines and vineyards for three years and then sailed up the coast to Victoria, BC where he crossed the Sound and walked south to Portland. In 1833 Groner arried at Scholls.(Reference,page 6 of Scholls Ferry Tales,Published by the Groner Women's Club, Scholls OR 1976, Author: Margaret Putnam Hess. Other early pioneers mentioned are Phillip and Sarah Swank and children. Louisa Iowa Wiggington who married Simon P Taylor. John Jack Family. B.T. Flint. Frank G Miller and family. Jacob Hesses.
W.W. Jaquith. Charles Adams. Lewis Bierly family. Samuel Seffert from Russia. and many more.


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