The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised


    W. H. Hamlin has sold his residence property in West Medford to Benj. J. Trowbridge, of Douglas County, Oregon, consideration $1050. Mr. Trowbridge was formerly engaged in the mercantile business in Douglas County and will probably follow a similar business here. He expects to arrive in Medford soon with his family. The sale was made through R. T. Lawton's real estate agency.
"City Happenings," Medford Mail, July 12, 1901, page 7

    Chub Alfred Hamlin, 75, died at his home, 104 South Laurel St., Wednesday.
    Mr. Hamlin was born near Grants Pass, March 15, 1880, and for several years operated a grocery store and meat market in Medford. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hamlin, came to Oregon in 1852 in a covered wagon with oxen teams.
    He was a member of the Medford Elks Lodge for 39 years.
    He is survived by his wife, Nora E. Hamlin, to whom he was married for 53 years; one son, Warren R. Hamlin, and two grandsons, William Thomas Hamlin and John Warren Hamlin, of Medford; two brothers and four sisters.
    Funeral services will be held at Perl funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday with the Rev. D. Kirkland West of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Entombment will be in Medford Memorial Mausoleum.
    The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the American Cancer Fund in care of the local postmaster.
    The Medford Elks Lodge will participate in funeral services.
Medford Mail Tribune, February 23, 1956, page 15

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