As a child, he learned to speak Navajo. As a boy, he was nicknamed "Dobe", short for adobe, because of the color of his hair.
He came to Oregon and settled in Coos County July 1, By occupation he is a sailor and has been on most of the seas on the globe.
He married Marria Bagge who was born Dec. After a short time our subject went to Washington Territory, where he remained until the fall ofwhen he again returned to Oregon, this time locating in Coos county, and engaged in mining near the present site of Newport.
On the breaking out of the Indian war on Rogue River, Mr. On cessation of hostilities, Mr. Aiken returned to the coal mines on the bay, and followed mining there and on Sixes river until In the fall of he paid a visit to his old home in Pennsylvania, and on his return to Coos county in the spring, he was nominated on the Democratic ticket for the office of sheriff of that county, a position which he was elected to at the following election, and two years later was re-elected to the same office.
On the expiration of his term of office, Mr. Aiken located in Coquille City, and in built his present commodious residence, in which he now resides. Aiken is a gentleman whom it is a pleasure to meet, being generous and hospitable to a fault. He now enjoys the comforts of a happy home, and the respect and confidence of the entire people of the county in which he resides.
By this union they have one son and one daughter, Charles G. He follows teaming, farming and stockraising. Royer, born in France, Aug. Magart [sic; or Mogart], born in Mo. He was in the war. He now follows stockraising and farming.
He follows mining and fishing. In May,he settled at Denmark P. He is a farmer and stockraiser. Fitzhugh, born in Jackson Co. He is a ship carpenter but is now in the livery and feed stable business at Marshfield, Or. He is a shipbuilder, but has been engaged in the livery business at Marshfield for some time.
He owns a fine farm. May, and settled at Denmark, and moved to Bandon May 1, Anderson is a member of the Bandon Life Saving crew. He is a logger and shipbuilder. Jorn sic and Andrew are dead. He lives at Libby and is employed as assistant clerk in the O.
He settled in Curry Co. March 30,seven miles east of Gold Beach, and has since resided near that place. He was in Oregon City and witnessed the hanging of five of the Indians who helped in the massacre of Dr.Biography John Wesley, the celebrated preacher and founder of the Methodist Church, was a life-long opponent of slavery.
His biography is well known, and is told in many places, both on the web and in many published works, so this article will focus mainly on his activities as a campaigner against slavery. William Carey: William Carey, founder of the English Baptist Missionary Society (), lifelong missionary to India, and educator whose mission at Shrirampur (Serampore) set the pattern for modern missionary work.
He has been called the “father of Bengali . A Biography of William Few Few was born in His father's family had emigrated from England to Pennsylvania in the s, but the father had subsequently moved to Maryland, where he married and settled on a farm near Baltimore.
Born in England, William Carey () was a Baptist missionary to India. A pastor before going to the mission field, he spent an active forty-one years serving . FORGY, William A., was born in Knox Co., Tenn.
Jan. 5, , and came to Oregon in the fall of In the fall of he settled in Curry Co. on what is known as the old Preston ranch on Pistol River. He engaged in stock raising until , when he sold out and since then has lived with his children.
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An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to Use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens In Which the Religious State of the Different Nations of of Further Undertakings, Are Considered.