Cornucopia, Baker County, Oregon

Death of Three Well-Known Persons
In Union County the Past Week

Thomas Benson, of Cornucopia, died last Thursday after a short illness. A few days before his death he contracted a severe cold which rapidly developed into acute pneumonia. The remains were brought to Union and the funeral took place last Sunday, attended by many relatives and friends here. Deceased was about 37 years of age and well known to many in this and Baker counties.

Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday
September 21, 1889

(The other two people were Mrs. Joseph Palmer and Mrs. Belle Collins)