Wilkins Family House


Wilkins Family House


Sepia-toned image mounted on printed cardstock of a three-story, gabled home with an extension on the back. The house is Georgian Colonial style, with a covered porch with elaborately carved supports. The porch roof provides a balcony for the upper floor. Two men stand in front of the house, both wearing suits and holding hats in one hand. There is a small dog in the yard behind the men. The yard is grassy, and a number of trees and bushes are scattered close to the house and throughout the yard.
[Front] [Stamped] Great Easter Photo. & Advertising Co. R. H. Gardiner, Manager, 285 Goldsmith St., East Side, Portland, Oregon. [Back] [Typed note] This is a picture of Bill and Dee Wilkins, sons of Caleb Wilkins. It is a picture of the house on the Donation Land Claim that belonged to Caleb Wilkins. Caleb Wilkins came from Zanesville, Ohio, and was a member of one of Joe Meek's parties. Mr. Wilkins' name appears on the monument at Champoeg, Oregon. He was my greatgrandfather [sic] There are not many of us living now. I am the granddaughter of Sara [sic] Ann Klineman who was Caleb Wilkin's [sic] daughter. My son, John J. Hoopes, was born in Portland and makes his home here as I do. [pen] Fay Klineman [typed] Fay Klineman Hoopes, [address redacted] Portland, Oregon 97125

Date Created

circa 1890s


card photographs






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