Agness, Curry County, Oregon Genealogy

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Coordinates: 42°33′46″N 124°03′27″W / 42.5628°N 124.0575°W / 42.5628; -124.0575

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Unincorporated community, located at the confluence of Lower Rogue River and Illinois River.

Agness post office was established Oct. 16, 1897, and was named for the daughter of Amaziah Aubery, the first postmaster. Agness is situtated on Rogue River. Amaizah Aubery was born in northern California Dec. 24, 1865, and came to Curry County in 1883. He married Rachel Fry on Feb. 22, 1887. It is said the name was improperly reported to the postal authorities, hence the unusual spelling. FamilySearch Catalog