William W. Lloyd reminiscences, circa 1900-1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Lloyd, William W.
William W. Lloyd reminiscences
circa 1900-1950 (inclusive)
0.1 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
SFM 133
The William W. Lloyd Papers comprise a single manuscript detailing Lloyd's trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876 and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

William Lloyd was born the fifth child to Granville and Rebecca Anne Lloyd on April 5, 1866 in Adair County, Missouri. His father died in 1873, leaving his mother widowed. The family then traveled West in 1876 to meet with Rebecca's brother who lived in Idaho. After arriving in Boise, the family continued on to Oregon and settled in Pine in Baker County, Oregon. Lloyd was a farmer and a stock-raiser and he became the first mayor of Halfway, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Reminiscences of W.W. Lloyd of Halfway, Oregon, telling of his trip from Missouri to Idaho in 1876, and his life in Pine Valley, now Pine (Baker County), Oregon. Reminiscences are titled Two Old-Time Pioneer Mules Outpull 22 Head of Horses in Canyon Creek (Trip Across the Plains in 1876), Early Life in Pine Valley was Rugged and Pioneers Lived a Life of Adventure (continuation of Trip Across the Plains in 1876), and Early Pine, Eagle Settlers Put End to Indian Raids. The reminiscences were written for the Baker County (Oregon) Historical Society.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William W. Lloyd Reminiscences, SFM 133, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
8 11 Reminiscences 1876

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Lloyd, William W., 1866-1957--Archives
  • Lloyd, William W., 1866-1957--Travel
  • Geographical Names :
  • Baker County (Or.)--History
  • Idaho--History
  • Pine (Baker County, Or.)--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Reminiscences