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Packwood
Hester, daughter of William, married G.W. Allen, Pioneer and Democrat May 13, 1854
Malinda, daughter of John, niece of William, married John Smith, TCP
Margaret, niece of William, arrived 1840s, married George Shaser along trail, settled in Nisqually Bottom 1845, TCP, WSHS C2015.0.83; C1943.2x.324
Samantha, daughter of William, came with parents 1844, settled in Nisqually, married Samuel Nelson Woodruff, then Jacob Croll; marriage to S. Nelson Woodruff Pioneer & Democrat Feb 25, 1854; TCP;
packwood
William, very early settler in Nisqually, 1847; Rogues p. 11; home is polling site for Thurston County elections, Pioneer and Democrat July 6, 1854; challenges O.P. Meeker’s characterization of his military commission, Pioneer and Democrat May 6, 1856; submits account of his trip over Cascades, Pioneer and Democrat, July 15, 1859; TCP;  
WSHS 2015.0.302

Page
Andrew Orville, father of WCTU lecturer Emma, dairy farmer, WSHS C1951.1278.2, C1951.1278.1
Clemens Rostle, attorney, brother of Emma, WSHS C1951.1278.4

Emma E, temperance lecturer and animal rights protector, photo of memorial fountain in Sylvester Park courtesy of Joe Mabel via Wikimedia Commons; papers and finding aid (downloadable) at WSHS; See Sylvester’s Window 1899 Meet the Neighbors p. 4
Leila, murdered, Rogues, p. 186
Mary
, architect, see Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891

Paisley

Paisley_DS
D.S.,
plumbing and hardware store owner, Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 189

Palms

Frances, m. William Schneider, WSHS C1986.43.61.10.4.2 (50th anniversary), photo courtesy Schneider family

Park

Tom, servant at Frost home, WSHS C1950.3.77

Parker
Alice, nee Parsons
Emma, nee Knighton, m. Gill Parker

Emmett, see Parker House,  Parker/Mills House in Where Are We?; Rogues p. 234 et seq., WSHS C2016.0.7
Helen (Nellie),daughter of John G., married Herbert McMicken, Puget Sound Argus, July 15, 1878; WSHS C1943.1019.8,
C1943.1012.11; C2016.0.182
Jerusha Jane Logan, nee Hays, married John Goldsbury Parker
John Goldsbury – arrived Puget Sound 1853, established first regular mail
service; first legislative session held over his store; announced partnership with Colter (Coulter), Washington Pioneer Jan 21, 1854; remarks on sudden disappearance of his partner, Pioneer and Democrat April 1, 1854; dissolves partnership Pioneer and Democrat April 8, 1854; marriage to Jerusha Jane Logan Hays, Pioneer and Democrat Apr 29, 1854; charters schooner Emilie Parker for use in mercantile trade, Pioneer and Democrat Sep 16, 1854; erecting store, Pioneer and Democrat Nov 4, 1854; initiates mail route in steamer Traveler, Pioneer and Democrat Oct 24, 1855; commands steamer Messenger, Puget Sound Argus Oct 20, 1876;
TCP, WSHS 2012.126.1 (Messenger); Rogues p. 13 et seq,  see Parker and Coulter store
Olive (Ollie), OCI student WSHS C1950.1117.1.29.1, C1951.303.3.7.1, married Wood
Robert – built Mattingly’s Livery Stable (per note on WSHS
C1943.2X.38)

Parr
Evelyn,
nee George (see George House), married Harry

Harry, attorney, Rogues, p. 239 et seq; see Parr House in Where Are We? Photo courtesy Parr family

Parrott
David,
founded Parrott and Harter, see Wright Building in Where Are We?
Ellen, see Parrott/McIntosh House in Where Are We?
Gordon, Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99

Parse
Dale,
Olympia High School, WSHS C2016.0.120

Parsons
Alice, daughter of Henry, OCI student, married Parker, WSHS C1950.1117.1.29.2, C1951.303.3.26, C1943.11.41 (see family photo below)
Annie, daughter of Henry, married Cruikshank, OCI student WSHS C1950.1117.1.26.1,
Ellen, daughter of Henry, married Fleetwood, WSHS C1943.11.41 (see family photo below)
Flora,
daughter of Henry, see family photo below, WSHS C1943.11.41

parsons
Henry George
, farmer, arrived spring 1853, TCP , WPA , WSHS C1943.11.41
Lela, daughter of Henry, married Kagy, WPA Parsons narrative, WPA (Freedom School); WSHS C1943.11.41 (see family photo above)
Mary Jane, nee Mercer, married Henry George
William, son of Henry, WSHS C1943.11.41 (see family photo above)

Partlow
Beulah, daughter of Henry and Ellen
Ellen, nee Slattery, married Henry W.
partlow
Dr. Henry William
, arrived 1908 to practice medicine, photo courtesy of Janet Partlow; see biography at Washington West of the Cascades, p. 398, Rogues p. 275; see article Meet the Streets and Partlows
Katherine, daughter of Henry and Ellen
Kenneth I, son of Henry and Ellen, also a physician, WSHS C1986.43.58.4.21; Rogues p. 175; see Partlow House 
Verne, son of Henry and Ellen, WSHS C1949.18.28

Patch
Mary, married Musgrove, WSHS C1961.1185.32-35; C1961.1185.23-28, C2008.169.14, C1948.1185.4
Mrs., mother of Mary, WSHS C1948.1185.4, C1948.1185.10

Patnude
Charles Arthur, Olympia contractor, see Patnude House ; see Sylvester’s Window 1899 Meet the Neighbors p. 16
Edna, daughter of Charles, WSHS C2019.18.41

Patterson
Miss
(Jane Pattison?), staff of legislature, WSHS C2013.18.39
Mildred, WSHS C2019.8.1

Pattison
Martha Anna, married Bradford Davis
James, early settler (see Wyllie, Jane for history of their immigration to Olympia), Pattison-Davis House
Jane, nee Wyllie

Payn

Elias,
“Father of Priest Point Park,” Rogues p. 190; see Sylvester’s Window 1899 Meet the Neighbors p. 17; photo from Digital Archives; articles

Pearce
Nicholas Easton, settled in Thurston County 1870, teacher and farmer, TCP

Peebles
Chest used by Anna and Libbie Peebles on their Mercer voyage

Anna, with second Mercer expedition, married Amos Brown,, WSHS C2017.0.140
Emma, sister of Anna and Libbie, came to Washington Territory later, WSHS C2016.0.5
Libbie, with second Mercer expedition, first woman clerk in legislature, married Angus Mackintosh, Olympia Women’s Walking Tour, search for Capitol Grounds

Pendergast
May, member of the society “Busy Bees,” WSHS C1956.39.9, Olympia Women’s Walking Tour, search for St. John’s Episcopal Church, WSHS C2016.0.4

Peppard
Edwin,
son of Thomas, WSHS C2013.18.33
Thomas, veterinary doctor, Rogues p. 263; WSHS C2013.18.34, C2013.18.33

Percival
Family,reminiscences see Bret: Living with the Pioneers

Drusilla
wife of Samuel (jr.) and local amateur actress, photo from Digital Archives; see also WSHS C1956.39.9, C1952.197.6, C1950.1191.10, .12, C1952.226.43, C1943.158.18, C1943.158.11, C1959.128x.2.1; see Percival House; photo in Mikado in Looking Back feature
Elizabeth, nee Grainger, married John C.
Georgiana
,
daughter of Samuel W., married Thomas Ford, “Busy Bee,” TCP, Thurston County in Photos; WSHS C1943.130.3, Olympia Women’s Walking Tour, search for St. John’s Episcopal Church

Horace (Bud)
,
son of Samuel Wing, Rogues p. 216 et seq; WSHS C2019.0.44, C1948.64.64, C1943.130.9, C1943.130.8, C2013.18.57

John C
, son of Samuel Wing, took over wharf operation from father at age 16; Rogues p. 89 et seq; 
Digital Archives; WSHS 2010.149.17.2, Thurston County in Photos; see Percival Landing; WSHS C2016.0.59; see Sylvester’s Window 1899 Meet the Neighbors p. 15

Loriman,
son of Samuel M., WSHS C1943.130.7, C2016.0.3
Lorraine, m. Bottum, WSHS C1943.126.4

Lurana, nee Ware

Marjorie, daughter of John, married Will Hitt, WSHS C1943.130.5, WSHS C1943.130.6

Samuel M
., son of Samuel Wing, photo from Digital Archives; see also Thurston County in Photos, WSHS C1943.130.3, ; Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891; Percival House

Samuel Wing
, Captain, wharf operator,Rogues p. 15 et seq; Georgiana p. 332, picture following p. 332, Thurston County in Photos, photo from Digital Archives, building a home July 1853, Columbian; WSHS C1943.158.16; C1951.285.12; 2015.0.209; Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891; see Percival Mansion ; Percival Landing

Peterson
Charles, firefighter, WSHS C1943.2x.137
Clyde, OHS class of 1909, WSHS 2014.130.1.9
Mabel, OHS class of 1909, WSHS 2014.130.1.9

Petrain
Maria,
m N. Bloomfield, WSHS C2018.0.198

Phelps

Phelps_JC
J.C.,
Assistant Superintendent, Port Townsend & Southern Railroad, Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891

Phillips

Albert A, auditor, clerk of Thurston County, Georgiana p. 233; Rogues p. 106 et seq; C2017.0.16; House, WSHS C1957.1301.2; C2017.0.189; C1964.26.4.3.3

David,
early merchant, teacher, member of the legislature, father of Huldah (see below); WSHS C2017.0.20
Ellen, wife of Albert, WSHS C1959.128x.2.3; 
C2017.0.19
Gertie,
 daughter of A.A., WSHS C2017.0.18;  
C1952.197.9
Helen, Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99
Huldah,
daughter of David, arrived Olympia 1852, married Samuel Williams, TCP

Lizzie, daughter of A.A., married Mitchell, WSHS C2017.0.18; school photo from Digital Archives

Phipps
Clara, OHS student, WSHS C1943.126.4
Frank, OHS graduate, WSHS
C1951.8.17 , C1951.8.15
Henry, WSHS C1949.18.61.1
Roy, WSHS C2013.18.81

Phipps_TH
T.H.,
manufacturer of carbonated beverages, Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891

Pierce
Hallie, OHS graduate, WSHS C1951.8.15
John, OHS graduate, Rogues p. 291; WSHS
C1951.8.17 , C1951.8.15
Thad, OHS graduate, Rogues p. 291; WSHS C1951.8.15

Pierre
Dave and Joe,
WSHS C1947.7.6

Pix
William ,
TCP

Plumb
Elihu, brother of William, settled on Rocky Prairie (Plumb Station), TCP

Elmer, son of Elihu, owned cigar store, Cowling Building, ; Looking Back; WSHS 2013.6.7
Roland or Rowland,
son of Elihu, WSHS C1943.1008.2

William,
early arrival, first on West side, then Rocky Prairie,  Rogues p. 14;TCP, WSHS C1952.18.2, C1943.1008.3

Plummer
Martha, nee Carrothers, m. William
Minnie, daughter of William & Martha
William

Porter

PorterNathan
Nathan, lawyer, judge, moved to Olympia in late 1850s, see Porter House in Where Are We?, TCP

Sophia, daughter of Nathan, married John Dillon, WSHS C1951.8x.5

Post
M.E.,
OHS student, WSHS C2017.0.141

Potter

Anita,
daughter of Charles and Maria Louisa Yeager Potter, WSHS C1949.3.102, C1949.3.50, C1949.8.14, C1949.3.127

Charles
Maria Louisa,
nee Yeager
Maud, daughter of Charles and Maria Louisa, WSHS C1949.8.15

Pottle

clarasylvester
Clara –
married Edmund Sylvester, who came back East from Puget Sound to fetch her in 1854, co-founder of Woman’s Club; TCP, WSHS
C1947.2.3, C2010.101.1, Olympia Women’s Walking Tour (search for Sylvester House), photo from Olympia Women’s Walking Tour; see Sylvester House ; Sylvester’s Window 1856, Meet the Neighbors p. 1
Mary Jane, sister of Clara, married Andrew J (Jack) Baldwin

Prather
Home, WSHS C1943.1012.9
Agnes, nee Winsor
Edith, daughter of Agnes and Thomas, married William F. Thompson, WSHS C2016.0.122

Thomas –
Early pioneer, logger, county commissioner; Georgiana p. 134;  Rogues p. 38 et seq; TCP;  WSHS
C1943.1012.8; C1943.1012.13; Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891 ; 2012.0.268; 2012.0.269; 2012.0.259 (at dedication of the End of the Oregon Trail marker); C1943.2x.324

Prescott
Miss,
WSHS C2017.0.21

Preston
Bertrand (Bud),
m. Mae Zamberlin

preston_josephine
Josephine Corliss,
Superintendent of Public Instruction, Rogues p. 290 et seq;  Olympia Women’s Walking Tour, see Josephine Corliss Preston House; photo from Olympia Women’s Walking Tour; see Sylvester’s Window 1933 Meet the Neighbors p. 1
Mae, nee Zamberlin, m first Ernie Olson

Prey

James,
homesteader at Summit Lake, WSHS C1956.20.6

Price
B.M. Price Home WSHS C1951.284.2; C1951.284.10

Family members WSHS C1951.284.3
Ada, nee Rogers
Agnes, nee Mitchel, wife of Benjamin
Agnes May – daughter of Agnes and Benjamin, student at Lincoln School in 1906; WSHS
C1952.284.2; C1951.284.2; C1951.284.10, C1948.64.60
Anna May Shoter, (Benjamin’s mother) WSHS C1953.284.2
Benjamin Montague – early Olympia settler WSHS C1951.284.1; C1951.284.17, C1952.284.7
Coe, son of Benjamin and Agnes, WSHS C1951.284.3, C1952.284.8
Helen, daughter of Benjamin and Agnes, WSHS C1952.284.9, C1952.284.15

James, second Secretary of State for Washington State, Photo from Digital Archives
Maria Louisa, married Ebenezer Hopkins, WSHS C1952.1068.13

Priest
Roy, WSHS C1948.64.155

Prillamen
Lucy,
Olympia High School class of 1921, WSHS C2016.0.120

Prince
girls, WSHS C1970.6.15.1
Amanda, WSHS C1980.30X.14.18
G.S., Thurston County sheriff, Olympia Tribune Souvenir Issue 1891
Vesta, WSHS C1980.30x.14.18
William, arrived as a young boy in early days, TCP

Prosch

Charles, newspaper publisher, WSHS C2018.0.196, .194, .193
Frederick,
publisher, son of Charles
Helen
,
nee Elder

Proseus

proseus_mary
Mary Jane,
married Marcy, mother of Ada Marcy Dodge, photo from Digital Archives

Pullen

Anna
,
m. Matthew Kelly, WSHS C2017.0.86
Maria,
nee Yantis, m. William
William

Query
Gladys,
Olympia High School class of 1927, WSHS C2016.0.99

Quiemuth

Brother of Leschi, murdered, see Sylvester’s Window 1841 Meet the Neighbors, page 3

Quist
See Quist House in Where Are We?

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