109 Years Ago Today

On April 10, 1904, one hundred and nine years ago today, Otto W. Agee (1868-1904), my 3rd great grandfather, died in Lane Co., Oregon at the age of 35. According to his obituary, Otto died from “congestion of the lungs.”

Obituary of Otto Agee
Obituary of Otto Agee

Otto was born on August 14, 1904 in Wilbur, Douglas Co., Oregon the son of John Agee (1839-1912) and Mary Elizabeth Thornton (1847-1920). On October 24, 1893, Otto married Tirzah Olive Stephens (1873-1967) in Klickitat, Klickitat Co., Washington. Otto and Tirzah had four children together. Throughout his life, Otto worked as a laborer in industries such as logging in Oregon.

Believed to be part of a funeral card for Otto Agee put together by his sister, Kathyrn (from Atterbury Family Photo Album)
Believed to be part of a funeral card for Otto Agee put together by his sister, Kathyrn. (From the Atterbury Family Photo Album)
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