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Mabie
Jeremiah, territorial librarian

Mack
Sierra Nevada, nee Cook
Thomas M., WSHS C1970.28.64
Thomas S., see Thomas S. Ball

Macleay
Annie, nee Frost
Thomas Moore, opened store in Olympia in 1860s, Georgiana p. 244,, photo following p. 244; TCP
Elizabeth, Olympia High School 1909 graduate,  C1951.8.17

Mahard
William, settled near Nathan Eatons in 1853, TCP

Mallory
Henry, machinist at Springer & White, see Mallory House in Where Are We?

Manier
David, WSHS C1990.25.7
Martha Elizabeth, married Henry McCray, WSHS C1990.25.1
Will, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

Mann
MannChampion Champion Bramwell, son of Sylvester, arrived Olympia 1870 – businessman and county official, TCP, succeeded his father as territorial librarian;
photo from TCP
Evangeline St. Claire – nee Brewer
Ida, nee Lemon, married Lyman Mann
Lyman, son of Sylvester

wshs_S_H_Mann1
Sylvester
, circuit riding minister, later territorial librarian (photo from Territorial Librarians page); WSHS C1943.1010.2

Manning
Alma, married Fred Stocking, WSHS C1949.1298.3 

Manville
Chester, C1982.18.30.21
Emma, nee Hood, married Ira Manville
Ira, WSHS C1952.226.27
Israel, Land Agent,  C1982.18.30.21

Mapleby
Bert, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

Marcus
Annie,
married Mitchel Harris, WSHS C1961.306.1

Marcy
Record Image ThumbnailAda, married Dodge, photo from Digital Archives, see also photo of Dodge family here, and photo with brother Harry linked below
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Harry,
photo from Digital Archives
Mary Jane,  nee Proseus

Maris
Amanda, married William G. White
Drusilla, mother in law of William G. White, C1945.141.1

Markham
Cora, married Duncan Bigelow, OCI student,  C1950.1117.1.31.4

Marr
Laura Belle, OCI Student,  C1950.1117.1.21.1, C1951.303.3.16
Marr_R
Robert
, proprietor of Acme Drug Store, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

Mars
Mars
James
, proprietor of Our House restaurant, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

Martin
Martin_A
Alfred
, private secretary to Hon. Charles Laughton, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

Ann, nee Yantis
McCurdy  C1961.1185.6
Katherine, daughter of Bertha Eugley (see Eugley), married McCurdy Martin and later Musgrove
Sarah, daughter of William and Ann, WPA (note link will open a large PDF file, not suitable for dial-up connection)
William, early Tumwater settler, WPA (see above note)

Mason
Record Image Thumbnail
Charles H.,
first territorial secretary and acting governor under Isaac Stevens, image from Digital Archives
D.P., WSHS C1952.226.35
Frances (Frankie), daughter of Z.C.,
Z.C. Mason House, corner of 8th and Pear WSHS C1964.26.4.15.2
Z.C., owned Olympia Iron Works

Matson
Gertrude, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15
Oliver, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

Maynard
Lucy, married Dr. Redpath

McAfferty
Green, arrived Olympia 1852 served as Indian scout for Governor Stevens, TCP, Democratic representative from South Bay, Pioneer and Democrat
 July 22, 1854, reports on progress of Indian hostilities in Walla Walla, Feb 15, 1856, Pioneer and Democrat

McAllister
Elizabeth, married Isaac Hawk, WSHS C1978.52.1, C1978.52.4, Thurston County History in Photos
James, very early “Boston” settler, arrived 1846 with Simmons/Bush party,
farmed Bush Prairie then settled in Nisqually, TCP, vice president of committee to celebrate July 4, Columbian June 25, 1853, appointed county commissioner, Pioneer and Democrat, April 22, 1854, elected First Lieutenant in Indian Wars, Pioneer and Democrat Oct. 26, 1855, death and funeral in Indian Wars, Pioneer and Democrat, Nov. 7, 1855, murder of Quiemuth as possible retaliation for his death, Pioneer and Democrat Nov 25, 1856
John Wesley, cousin of James
Mary Jane, nee Thomas, married John Wesley before coming to Puget Sound
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Sarah
, married David Hartman, photo from Digital Archives

McBratney
McBratney_T
Thomas
, horseshoer and city council member, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

 

McCarogher

McCarrogher_J
Joseph
, firefighter, real estate developer, surveyor, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue, see also WSHS C1943.2x.137

McCausland
Royal,   C1948.18.76

McClarty
Ed, superintendent of Olympia Water System, WSHS C1949.18.51

McClellan (or McLellan or McLelland)
Leonard, son of Sam, WSHS C1949.3.123
Sam – owned blacksmith shop at State & Washington, also Olympia fire chief, WSHS  C1943.1003.24, C1943.1003.3, C1949.3.122, C1943.2x.137

McClelland
B.R., high school principal and teacher, see McClelland House in Where Are We?

 McCoy
Christina, married Hume,  C1976.41.4

McCray
Charles, WSHS C1990.25.9
Henry
Martha Elizabeth, nee Manier, wife of Henry

McCullough or McCulley
Julia Ann, nee Woolery

McDonald
Walter, real estate developer, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue

McElroy
Carrie, nee Williams
Harry, son of Thornton, WSHS C1945.20.11, ;
C1950.1301.19.14
Hilda, WSHS C1952.226.42

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Thornton
, published Columbian, Olympia’s first newspaper; photo from Digital Archives; TCP ; C1945.20.9, see site of McElroy House in Where Are We?
Mrs, member of “Busy Bees,” see Women’s History Walking Tour, St. John’s Church; see also WSHS C1956.39.9,. C1945.20.10, (not known if this is Mrs. Thornton or Mrs. Harry)
Sarah, nee Bates, married Harry McElroy

McFadden
Mary – daughter of Oliver, married William Winlock Miller
Oliver B., judge early Olympia, Congressional delegate 1873, Georgiana p. 246, photo following p. 200

McGuire
Eliza Jane married John Miller Murphy WSHS C1964.17.10, C1947.9.47

Grandpa,” father of Eliza Jane, WSHS  C1964.17.19

McIntosh
Earl, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15
Lou, married Wilson, WSHS C1948.64.72

McIntyre
Joseph McIntyre, carpenter, see Seely-McIntyre House in Where Are We?
Edith
1998.113.3
Nellie, married Clarence Seely (a/k/a Seeley), WSHS C1948.64.63

McInzie
John A, arrived 1868, logger and farmer, TCP
Laura Etta, nee Elder

McKenny
Cynthia, nee King, wife of Thomas
Ida, author of work on Priest Point, married Thomas Reed, Jr., WSHS C1950.197.17
Margaret, daughter of general, naturalist, conservationist, see Women’s History Walking Tour, Margaret McKenny House; see also  WSHS C2009.05
Thomas, Civil War general, WSHS C1970.42.17, built McKenny Block

McKenzie
Roy, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15

McKnight
Edna, nee Brazel
Joseph, photographer

McLean
Ike
, WSHS C1979.32.10

McLellan – see McClellan

McMicken
Helen (Nellie), nee Parker
William, arrived in 1871 with NPRR, then surveyor general, TCP

McMillen
Archibald, settled near Chambers Prairie 1853, TCP
Marcus, Archibald’s brother, settled in Chambers Prairie around 1853, TCP; WPA  p. 198 (note link will open large PDF file, not suitable for dial-up connection)

McNamara
Dan, musician, Olympia Soda Works owner, WSHS C1949.3.124
Mrs. Dan, WSHS C1949.3.125 

Meays
Lillian, married Melvin, OCI student,  C1950.1117.1.34.4

Messegee
George, steamboat captain and pioneer, WSHS C1943.1006.17

Meyer
Victor, contractor, see Meyer-Riddle House
 

Michener
Herbert, President Olympia Collegiate Institute,   C1950.1117.1.11.2

Miller
Alice, married Stephen Didier, WSHS C1961.1185.53
Ira, logger, Zanaton, WSHS C1972.37.9
Blanche, married Dye, WSHS  C1979.32.7
T.J., co-owned B&M cigar store, WSHS 2010.149.7.1
William Winlock, Businessman arrived 1853, Georgiana p. 250, appointed customs surveyer for Puget Sound, Columbian Oct. 16, 1852, Quartermaster General for claims by volunteers in Indian Wars, Pioneer and Democrat Jan 9, 1857, bridge commissioner for bridge across Budd Inlet, Pioneer and Democrat Feb 13, 1857, elected to Territorial Council (Senate), Pioneer and Democrat June 11, 1857, meeting to reorganize Democratic party, Pioneer and Democrat, Feb. 11, 1859

Millett
Byron, judge, Georgiana  p. 369

Milligan
Bob, WSHS C1961.1185.54

Mills
Alice, nee Allen, married Jesse Mills
MillsGeorgeG
George G, Land registrar, teacher in late 1800s, Union Academy graduate, TCP, photo from TCP, see also WSHS C1950.1117.1.12.3
MillsGeorgeW
George W., arrived Olympia 1865, farmer, TCP; photo from TCP; see also Georgiana  p 212., photo following p. 212;
Isabella – nee Fleming, married George
Jesse, son of George W.
William, arrived Grand Mound 1853, TCP

Milroy
Mary, nee Armitage, married Robert
Robert Bruce, son of Robert, WSHS C1943.118.4, C1943.118.3,
 wins election bet in Yakima, Yakima Herald Nov. 7, 1889
Robert Houston – Civil War general, arrived in Olympia late 1860s, Superintendent of Indian Affairs,
Georgiana p. 278, WSHS C1943.118.7, C1943.118.2, C1943.118.5.2, C1943.118.5.1, C1943.118.3; anecdotes about Civil War service, Yakima Herald March 14, 1889; obituary, Yakima Herald April 3, 1890
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Robert Milroy home
, 11th and Capitol, photo from Digital Archives
Sam, son of Robert, WSHS C1943.118.3
Milroy_V
Val
, son of Robert, postmaster of Olympia, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue; see also WSHS C1943.118.4,
, C1943.118.3
Walter, son of Robert, WSHS C1943.118.4   , C1943.118.3

 

Mitchel
Agnes, photographer, married Benjamin M. Price,  C1951.284.3, C1952.284.6
Ida, Agnes’s sister, came out West as Ida B. Smith, photographer (see under Smith)
Bethier Mitchel (Agnes’s and Ida’s mother)C1952.284.4

Mitchell
David,
doctor, see Mitchell House in Where Are We?
Mrs. David, WSHS C1943.1003.32
Elizabeth, nee Phillips

Mitchell_JR
John R
., attorney and judge, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue; see Georgiana  p. 370, photo following p. 368
Georgiana,  chronicler of early Olympia, married first Frank Smith, then George Blankenship, Jr., see Blankenship, G., see Georgiana
MitchellWilliam
William H
. – Early pioneer, logger, businessman, Georgiana  p. 142; TCP, photo from TCP

Mix
James, early pioneer family, C1972.37.10
Lura
, sister of James, married John Clark before setting out with family and husband, arrived 1853, TCP
Lura, daughter of James, married James Lybarger
Mary, nee Littlejohn
Walter, logger,  C1972.32.9

Mize
Hiram Furgason, arrived Olympia 1860, farmer, TCP , C1980.30x.15.12
Mary Ann, wife of William, nee Frost
William Gibson, arrived in late 1840s, Donation Claim, farmer, TCP, WSHS C1943.1008.2

Moe
Mattie, WSHS C1980.30x.15.15

Monaghan
Record Image Thumbnail
Thomas
, bricklayer, photo from Digital Archives

Moore
Alexander, brother of Charles M., WSHS C1950.1301.19.1
Anna, nee Rabbeson, married Waldo Moore
Andrew Warren, arrived Olympia 1852, first postmaster, TCP, Building a house July 1853, Columbian
Charles M., musician, businessman, owner of City Market; see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue; see also WSHS C1952.226.41, , C1949.1301.16.1, C1949.1301.33.24, C1950.1301.19.14, C1950.1301.19.16
Elizabeth, nee York, wife of Andrew Moore
Freeman, brother of Charles M., C1950.1301.13.27
Moore
Janet
, daughter of Philip, charter member of Olympia Women’s Club; see WPA vol. 3 (note link will open large PDF file, not suitable for dial-up connection); see Women’s History Walking Tour Janet Moore House
Maria, nee Olney, mother of Charles M. Moore
Mary Elizabeth, married Sidney Ford, Jr., Pioneer and Democrat Oct. 26, 1860
Miles, governor,  C1965.28.1
Mollie, daughter of Charles M., WSHS C1952.226.58
Moore_PD
Philip Dorland
, arrived 1862 as deputy revenue collector, served in legislature and other offices, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir IssueTCP, Georgiana  p. 328
Roxie, saloonkeeper, see Roxie Moore Saloon in Where Are We?, see WSHS C1956.20.9,
Waldo, saloonkeeper of Tony Faust’s saloon, see WSHS 2010.149.24.2

Morf
Charles, police officer, C1957.111x.3

Morrison
Bert, WSHS C1980.30x.14.10
Hannah, Olympia Collegiate Institute student,  C1950.1117.1.27.4

Moses
A. Benton, death and funeral in Indian Wars, Pioneer and Democrat, Nov 16, 1855, account of trial of Leschi for his murder, Pioneer and Democrat, March 27, 1857
Andrew, early settler, TCP, keeping registry of, and transporting, new arrivals, Columbian Feb. 5, 1853, territorial librarian 

 Mossman
Ida, married William Henry Yeager, OCI alumna,  C1950.1117.1.36.1, OHS alumna  C1951.8.17
OregonNativeSon_v2n6Nov1900pg299_IVMossman
Isaac Van Dorsey
, arrived 1867 – mail carrier, storekeeper, territorial librarian,  TCP, WSHS C2011.8.2, C2011.8.1
Lottie, married DeVaull
Minnie, first female steamboat captain, married Hill

Mottman
FritzC1951.284.9
JohnC1951.284.9

Moulthrop
I.S., laundry and roller skating rink operator, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 

Mount
Frank, OHS student, WSHS C1951.8.15
wallace_mount-small
Wallace
, Supreme court justice, Department of Justice page, WSHS C1956.39.8, C1946.240.3

Mounts
Lucinda
, arrived in Grand Mound in 1850s, married Elisha Sarjent, marriage Pioneer and Democrat Feb 15, 1861
Thomas
, settled in South Bay 1853, TCP

Mowell
John,
Early Doctor, see Mowell House in Where Are We?
Ada, nee Sprague

Mumford
Mumford_ME
M.E., Title abstractor, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 

Munn
Emma, married Hunter
John, husband of Mary Coates
Mary, nee Coates
May, daughter of Mary and John, married Tunin, hotel operator, WSHS C1950.1305z.33, 36

Munson
Albert – Olympia businessman,  C1982.18.30.1, C1982.18.30.32, C1982.18.30.3, C1982.18.30.21, C1982.18.30.24
Emma, nee Haines
Emily T. – wife of Albert,  C1948.1193.3
Josie – daughter of Al, milliner, married Grant,   C1948.18.81, see Munson Millinery in Where Are We?
Josiah  C1948.1193.2
Lewis, WSHS C1982.18.30.24
Lucy, WSHS C1952.226.29

Murphy
Murphy Home C1947.9.39; C1964.17.7
Annie  C1964.17.12, C1964.17.13
Bertha  C1964.17.11, C1964.17.20
Charles, WSHS C1964.17.20
FrankStandard editor; (took over business from John Miller), C1964.17.15
Gilbert Whitman, died young, C1954.469.4
Harriet, nee Brown, married Seth
Henry, WSHS C1982.18.30.7, C1982.18.30.1

Jessica
, WSHS C1952.226.58


MurphyJohnMiller
John Miller Mary Kandle Barnes half brother, worked in Barnes store ; Owner and publisher, Washington Standard, owner Olympia Opera House; see Georgiana, p. 107; TCP; photo from TCP; see also C1964.17.6; see photo of Murphy at Opera House at Digital Archives; see also Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue; see article Mere Mention: John Miller Murphy’s column, see site of Washington Standard in Where Are We? See site of Olympia Opera House in Where Are We?

Mary Verne, daughter of Seth, WSHS C1954.469.6
Rosa Pearl, WSHS C1964.17.20
SethC1954.469.5
Winnie, married Will Harris, WSHS C1958.205x.8C1964.17.9

Murray
Otis, OHS graduate,  C1951.8.17

Musgrove
Bonnie, nee Van Eaton, married Lewis Musgrove
Lewis Chalmers (or Chandler) – shoe store owner,  C1961.1185.36, C1961.1185.31,C1961.1185.16-21, C1961.1185.58, see Walker Building in Where Are We?
Katherine, daughter of Bertha Eugley, married McCurdy Martin,  then Stewart Musgrove; see Musgrove Millinery in Where Are We?
Mary,  nee Patch
StewartC1961.1185.30

Myers
Edwina LloydC1960.298X.4
Jim, worker at water system, WSHS C1949.18.51
Sol, founder of Olympia Knitting Mills, OHS newsletter article Bathing Suits, Beat and Brew, WSHS C1951.250.24, see Olympia Knitting Mills in Where Are We?

 

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