Union, Union County, Oregon
In Union, Oregon, Sunday, October 8, 1911, at 5 o’clock a. m., Lot A. Blacker, age 85 years.
The funeral took place from the Blacker residence in South Union, at 2 o’clock p. m., Tuesday, October 10, Sermon by Rev. Cockrum, of the Presbyterian church.
Lot Abraham Blacker, a pioneer of 1862, was born in the state of Ohio, in 1826. He lived in that state until he was about 10 years old, and then he, with his parents, moved to the state of Iowa, where he lived until he was 25 years old.
In 1851, during the gold excitement in California, he went to that state. In 1856 he was united in marriage to Mary E. Duignan, of California.
To that union eight children were born. Five have passed to the Great Beyond, and three are living. The surviving children are: George W. Blacker, of Pine, Oregon, Robert m. Blacker, of Union, Oregon, and Schuyler C. Blacker, of Union, Oregon.
The sympathy of all is extended to the widow and other surviving relatives of the deceased in their bereavement.
Contributed by: Larry Rader