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Jeremiah B. Thomson was born in Virginia, April 10, 1886, and moved to Evening Shade, Arkansas when a small boy. He passed away at Roseberg, Oregon in his 87th year.
His father was married twice. To his first marriage two sons were born – James and Malcolm; to the second marriage two children were born -Jeremiah and Narcissa. His brother Malcolm and his parents died in Arkansas. James married and with Jerry and Narcissa came to Oregon. Narcissa married James Vickers and resides at Winlock, Oregon.
In 1855 and 1856, Jerry served the Government as a scout to the immigrants who were settling in Southern Oregon. In 1873 he was married to Miss. Mary R. McComas. To this union three children were born – two sons preceeded him to the great beyond. He is survived by his widow of Union, his daughter, Mrs. Elma T. Havemann, one grad daughter Miss Doria Havemann, of Woodburn, Oregon, his sister of Win? (Unable to read the rest of obituary)
Contributed by: Larry Rader