|Catalog Number||OH0173 Anna Kingery v374|
|Object Name||Oral Histories|
|Scope & Content||
Oral histories; transcription
REMARKS: A taped interview with Anna Kingery at her ranch in Scotts Valley in Yoncalla, Oregon on April 11, 1979. The interviewer is Valerie Sonnenberg.
Anna Kingery was born about two miles from Yoncalla on the old Miller place March 13, 1896. Her parents were Mary Luella Miller and Benjamin Huntingon, Sr. Her grandparents were Margaret Swift and James Miller and J. W. P. Huntington and Mary Applegate. Her grandparents came to Oregon to settle the territory and to mine for gold in California. They got a donation land grant which the family still lives on at this time. It has been designated a century farm.
Anna Kingery was one of thirteen brothers and sisters. She went to school in Yoncalla and graduated from Oakland High School. She taught school for several years. She talked a lot about what family life was like, what her chores were on the farm, she tells about her marriage to Dare Kingery and the birth of her six children. Mrs. Kingery talks a lot about the settlement o the Yoncalla area and has extensve knowledge of her faimly history.
|Title||Anna Huntington Kingery oral history|
|Collection||ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS|