Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Rupert Family of Oak Grove

In 1889 Joseph A. Rupert and his wife Sarah M. (Reid) Rupert arrivedĀ in Portland from Silver City, Idaho along with their children MargaretĀ (Maggie) Isabella, Ethel C. and Francis (Frank) H. Rupert. Rupert was a pharmacist by trade, originally from Toronto, … Continue reading

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OLHD has added a “Partners in History” tab to our home page

Dear Detectives: Local history does not stop at the jurisdictional boundaries we think of today such as city limits or county lines. Those early settlers that came to the Oregon country walked, rowed, paddled, rode horseback, and later traveled by … Continue reading

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