Woodston Through the Years Photo’s


  1. Gayla says:

    I truly enjoyed viewing your site. My Paternal Great-Grandmother’s father is buried in the Woodston Cemetery. Along with many of my
    other relatives.
    His name was James Franklin Mitchell 1847-1946. He was the Civil War Veteran Post Commander in Woodston. I have been researching my family and found I could find out more information by researching where they lived and the economics of their time span. I am so glad I found this site and thank you for sharing.

    • Connie says:

      Thank you so much Gayla for posting and coming to the WFP web site. Thank you so much for your family information I found that so interesting as well. I hope you will come back often.
      Connie Hull
      Publisher, Web designer, Owner, Woodston Free Press

      • Lynne Aasted says:

        Hello Connie. My name is Lynne Aasted and I live in Oregon. My grandfather was Harley Bates who lived in Springdale, Oregon. His parents were Sutliff and Orilla Bates. My mom is June, Harley’s daughter. I am writing to find out
        more information about our great grandmother, Orilla Ann Fisk Bates. My cousin, Kevin Bates (middle son of Ron Bates, Harley’s youngest son) and his
        wife, Ginger, live in the old Bates home on Bell Road in Springdale. They are
        starting up a lavender farm and are thinking of naming the farm “Orilla Farms.”
        In visiting with them tonight, Ginger wanted to know more about Orilla, but my mom, June, really didn’t know much about her.
        My email is Lynneaasted@gmail.com and if you have anything you could share
        with us on Orilla, we would be very grateful.
        I am wondering if you are the same Connie Hull that visited Oregon when you were a girl and corresponded for some time with my sister, Becky.
        Thank you for any information you can give us.

        • Connie says:

          Oh my goodness Lynne!!!! Yes it is me indeed. So great to hear from you what a joy!! After Becky and her husband divorced she never wrote me again. I always have wondered about her and all of you. I’ll email on the information I have. So great to make connection with my Oregon family. I think that would be a great name for the farm what a great honor for her! I just love Lavender. Thank you so much for writing. Thanks for all the great information on what is going on in Oregon. I ‘ll get you the information soon. I have to work on the weekly edition today. Then will send you what I know but it will take some time to write. Great to hear from you. I’ll send you on my email if you saw the weekly edition it has my email on it too. Well the one for the WFP. Take care talk with you soon. Connie Hull

  2. Doug Nelson says:

    Great pictures, brings back a lot of memories, My mom was from Woodston, went back many times in the 60’s Hugh McCall was my grandfather, Wanda June McCall (Nelson) was my mom. Went roller skating on the second floor of one of the buildings, Dale McCall ran the rink, I really do miss those days.

  3. Moe says:

    Just great Connie, love all the old photos. Your site is coming along really well.

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