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Catalog Number OH0105 Martha Young v209
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This interview is with Martha Young and takes place at the Douglas County Nursing Home on May 14, 1979. The interviewer is Valerie Sonnenberg.
Martha Caroline Young was born in Oakland, Oregon, August 7, 1902. She was the daughter of James C. Young and Emily Baimbridge. Her grandparents, Edward Gray Young and Martha Young, married in Tennesssee and moved to Missouri and in 1853 crossed the plains to Oregon. Her maternal grandparents, the Baimbrdges came from England and settled in Oakland in 1870 where they lived in the English Settlement. She did an extensive family history including information about Dr. D. S. Baker's grist mill and how he moved to Walla Walla and founded the Baker, Boyer Bank. She also talks about her grandfather, E.G. Young. Mrs. Young taught school for forty years. She was a victim of Multiple Sclerosis about 35 years ago and at the end of the ape she talks a little bit about her disease.
Title Martha Young oral history
Accession number 2011.1