LEE MISSION CEMETERY BURIALS
Compiled 1996 by Stephenie Flora, Sherrill Hochspeier
and Jean Custer
Updates are made on a continuous basis by Stephenie Flora
1) A single rose beside a burial listing indicates an unmarked grave. If you find that your family member is unmarked and you wish to place a marker, please contact the Lee Mission Cemetery Board to discuss your options and to notify them of your intent.
2) A box with an "R" in it preceding a burial listing indicates a reserved plot
3) The number to the right of the death date is the burial plot number and can be used in the plot search option to find out who is buried in adjoining plots. An N/A in the plot location indicates that although the individual is known to have been buried in the cemetery, the exact location is not known at this time. All additions and corrections are appreciated and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burial Listing for surnames beginning with - T -
TABOR, R. M.
d. 30 Mar 1896 OLD 114-04
"Buried By Friends--R.M. Tabor, aged about 55 years, a civil engineer by profession, was sent to the insane asylum from Portland last September and died in that institution Monday. He had no relatives in this country, but has a brother and sister in England. He was formerly associated with R.A. Habersham in engineering work up the Columbia river and Mrs. Habersham, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Buchanan and Attorney A.L. Frazier came up from Portland yesterday morning to see proper respect paid to their dead friend. The remains were conveyed from Rigdon & Olinger's undertaking rooms to Lee Mission cemetery, where they were laid to rest, Rev. P.S. Knight conducting the services." DOS Apr 2, 1896 5:4
b. 09 Jul 1873
d. 18 Oct 1961 RA-01-02
"Funeral services will be held in the W.T. Rigdon Chapel Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for Elmer Tadlock, 83, of 2660 Pringle Rd. SE, who died in a Salem hospital Wednesday. Burial will be in the Lee Mission Cemetery.
A Salem resident the past 26 years, Mr. Tadlock was born July 9, 1878, at Oden, Ill.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ida Mae Jones, Salem, and Mrs. Ruby Brown, Spring Valley, Calif.; a son, George Sherwood, Veneta; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren." CJ Oct 19, 1961 IV:46:4
TADLOCK, Myrtle Ida
d. 30 Sep 1957 RA-01-01
"At the residence 1965 Highway Ave., September 30th at the age of 52 years. Wife of Elmer Tadlock of Salem. Mother of three children, Mrs. Edwin (Ida Mae) Jones of Eugene, George Sherwood of Veneta, Ore., Mrs. Ruby Brown of San Diego, Calif. Services will be held Friday, October 4th at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the W.T. Rigdon Co. Interment Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Oct 2, 1957 13:7
b. 04 Jun 1868
d. 09 Oct 1960 A-26-03-02
on marker w/William N. Taft
"Mrs. Taft, 92, Dies--Mrs. Elizabeth Taft, 92, resident of the Salem area for more than 40 years, died Monday at her home, 2630 Church St. NE.
She was born June 4, 1868, at West Goshen, Conn. Her husband, Rev. William Taft, a Methodist pastor, died in 1930. She was a member of First Methodist Church here.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Frank DeWitt and Mrs. Ivan Merchant, both Salem; son, Fred C. Blake, San Mateo, Calif.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at W.T. Rigdon Chapel, with Rev. Henry Haines officiating." OS Oct 11, 1960 5:3
TAFT, William N.
d. 17 Jun 1930 A-26-03-01
on marker w/Elizabeth Taft
"William N. Taft Funeral Is Set Thursday Here--Rev. William N. Taft, retired Methodist minister, died Tuesday at his home in Salem at the age of 74 years. He has lived in Salem since his retirement from the ministry in 1916.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock from Rigdon's mortuary with interment in Lee Mission cemetery, Rev. F.C. Taylor will officiate.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Elisabeth Taft, he is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth S. Taft, Salem; and two brothers, Rev. Marcus L. Taft, Pasa-dena, California, and Charles H. Taft, New York City." OS Jun 18, 1930 8:6
TALBOT, Paul John
b. 03 Jul 1909
d. 27 Nov 1994 RA-46-07
"Paul John Talbot, 85, of Salem died Sunday in a local nursing home.
He was born in Fallon, Wash., and had been a Salem resident since 1862 when he moved here from Canyonville.
He was a retired farmer. His memberships included the Masonic Lodge No. 72 in Canyonville and the First Christian Church in Salem.
Survivors include his sisters, Wilma and Mary Talbot, both of Salem; and cousin and caregiver, Esther Brown of Salem.
Visiting will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Restlawn mortuary. Services will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Private interment will be in Jason Lee Cemetery." SJ Nov 29, 1994 3B:3
TALLMAN, Nettie S.
b. 16 Sep 1866
d. 20 Feb 1939 A-36-01-07
"Mrs. Nettie S. Tallman at the family residence 551 N. 21st February 20 at the age of 72. Survived by two sisters, Mrs. Robert Rubeck and Mrs. J.A. Wright; brother, Harry Sechler, all of Salem; two nieces, Mrs. Allan Fraser of McMinnville and Mrs. H.S. Bosler of Salem; nephew, Mortimer Rowe of California. Clough-Barrick chapel Wednesday, February 22 at 2 p.m. with interment at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Feb 22, 1939 3:2 b. WI; d/o Harris & Maranda (Lakin) Sechler; w/o J.J. Tallman per D/C #150
b. 10 Mar 1912
d. 03 Mar 1936 OLD 209-08
"At a local hospital, March 3, at the age of 23 years, Mrs. Dorothy Tanzer, late resident of 552 North 17th street. Survived by son, Ronald Louis; daughter, Charlotte Yvonne; parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.O. Wright of Salem; sister, Mrs. Haden Kelso of Salem; brothers, Oscar Wright and Orville Wright of Salem. Funeral services from chapel of Clough-Barrick company Thursday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. Sanders will officiate." OS Mar 5, 1936 5:1 b. Roseburg, OR; divorced from Louis Tanzer; d/o Burley O. & Lavinia (Findley) Wright per D/C #220
d. 05 Jan 1945 N/A
TASAKOS, Edward b.
d. 15 Jun 1953 C-38-03-07
"Edward John Tasakos, late resident of Berkeley, Calif., June 15 in Berkeley. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 24 at 1:30 p.m. by the Clough-Barrick Co." CJ Jun 23, 1953 15:4
b. 01 Mar 1870
d. 02 Apr 1912 N/A
"Tasto--At Willamette sanitarium, Tuesday, April 2, 1912 at 10 o'clock, Mrs. Mary Tasto, aged 42 years.
Deceased leaves a husband and four children to mourn her loss. The funeral services will be held at the residence, Twenty-fifty and Lee Streets at 10 o'clock, Friday, April 5. Interment will take place at the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Apr 3, 1912 5:3 d/o Chas. Britzler per D/C #1096
TAYLOR, Eva E.
d. 17 Aug 1959 A-28-04-03
"At a local hospital August 17th. Late resident of 852 16th St. NE, Salem. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Dennis Patch, Salem; son, Donald Taylor, Salem. Announcements of services will be made later by the Virgil T. Golden Co." OS Aug 18, 1959 5:2
TAYLOR, Jacob C.
d. 09 Nov 1950 A-32-02-06
on marker w/Rebecca Taylor
"John C. Taylor, at the residence of route 1, Gervais, November 9, at the age of 86. Survived by his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Taylor, Gervais; a daughter, Mrs. Maude Sullivan, Salem; three sons, Chauncey Taylor, Culdesac, Idaho; Porter Taylor, Pendleton; and Earl Taylor, Culver, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Mary Scott, Cashmere, Wash.; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, November 11, at 2 p.m. from the Howell-Edwards chapel with concluding services at Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 10, 1950 17:1
TAYLOR, James Albert
d. 17 Dec 1949 C-43-02-03
"James Albert Taylor, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Taylor of Route 6, Box 408A, Salem, at a local hospital, December 17. Surviving besides the parents are the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Taylor of Mt. Vernon, Wash., and Mrs. Lulu Laffin of Snohomish, Wash. Private graveside services were held Wednesday, December 21, at the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Dec 21, 1949 23:8
TAYLOR, James W.
d. 23 Mar 1930 A-28-04-04
"James W. Taylor died March 23 at his home 862 N. 16th street. Age 55. Husband of Eva Taylor, Father of Armold, Donald, Dorothy and Gladys Taylor, all of Salem. Funeral services Tuesday at 3:00, W.T. Rigdon mortuary, Rev. F.C. Taylor officia-ting. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 25, 1930 5:4
TAYLOR, James William
b. 30 Oct 1854
d. 30 Jun 1922 C-39-03-08
"Taylor--James William Taylor, at a local hospital June 30th, at the age of 67 years; he leaves a widow, Adelia Taylor. Funeral services will be held from the Webb & Clough chapel Saturday at 2 p.m., Rev. Acheson officiating." CJ Jun 30, 1922 7:2 s/o Wm & Mary (McCoy) Taylor per D/C #504
TAYLOR, Larry Lee
d. 14 Jan 1949 C-47-01-14
"In the city, January 14, Larry Lee Taylor, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor, 670 S. Elm st. Services will be held Monday, January 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the Howell-Edwards chapel." OS Jan 16, 1949 18:1
d. 19 Feb 1956 A-32-02-05
on marker w/Jacob C. Taylor
"Late resident of 465 7th St., Independence, passed away in a local nursing home, February 19, at the age of 85 years. Survived by three sons, C.R. Taylor, Culdesac, Idaho; Earl Taylor, Culver, Ore., Porter Taylor, Hamilton, Ore., one daughter, Mrs. W.B. Sullivan, Tillamook, Ore., six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services will be from Smith-Krueger Mortuary, Independence, Thursday, February 23, at 2 p.m. Interment Jason Lee Cemetery, Salem." OS Feb 21, 1956 II:5:1
TEDDERS, Joyce Hughes
b. 29 Aug 1930
d. 14 Dec 2008 RC-12-13
TEIKMANIS, Maija dzim Sefers
b. 22 Jan 1913 Latvija
d. 31 Jan 1986 C-43-01-02
on marker w/Rusins Teikmanis
"Services for Maija Teikmanis, 73, of Salem, who died Friday, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rigdon-Ransom mortu-ary.
She was born in Jelgava, Latvia, and came here in 1951. She worked at Blue Lake Cannery for 23 years and was a member of the Latvian Society of Oregon and the Oregon Latvian Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband, Rusins; brothers, Ojara Sefers and Margers Sefers; and sister, Skaidrite Lezdins, all of Salem.
The casket will be open from 2 to 7 p.m. today, and Monday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the mortuary." SJ Feb 2, 1986
b. 09 Jun 1909 Latvija
d. 25 Mar 1988 C-43-01-02
on marker w/Maija Teikmanis
"Rusins Teikmanis, 78, of Salem died Friday.
He was born in Cesis, Latvia. He moved to Oregon from Germany in 1951. He was an attendant at the Oregon State Hospital. He was a member of the Latvian Lutheran Church.
Survivors include distant relatives in Sweden, Latvia and Salem.
Visitation will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in Rigdon-Ransom mortuary, Salem. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Monday in the mortuary. Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." SJ Mar 26, 1988 2B:4
d. 01 Sep 1955 C-45-01-01
"Gilbert Terrance of Salem Dies--Gilbert Terrance, late resident of 650 Locust St. died Thursday in Salem. He has no known relatives in this area, according to the W.T. Rigdon Co., which is in charge of funeral arrange-ments.
Services will be announced later." OS Sep 4, 1955 5:6
TERRY, M. Margaret
b. 31 Jan 1869
d. 08 Jul 1913 OLD 155-01
"Mrs. Margaret Ferry died at the family home, East Center street, aged 43 years, this morning at 5:10. She leaves as relatives Mrs. S. Savage, Mrs. Amelia C. Reiley, Miss Gertrude Henrietta, and two brothers, Lute and Robert Savage. The funeral services will be held at the residence, Thursday, at 10 a.m., and will be private." CJ Jul 8, 1913 8:4 d/o Lute Savage; divorced; died from pulmonary tuberculosis per D/C #2540
TESKE, Clara A.
d. 30 May 1961 D-06-04-02
on marker w/Henry L. Teske
"Death Claims Clara Teske--Mrs. Clara A. Teske, a Salem resident for 40 years, died Tuesday at Nanaimo Beach, British Columbia, Canada, of a heart attack at the age of 79. She had a heart condition for several years.
Mrs. Teske was the widow of Henry Teske, who died in 1931. She moved to Portland two years ago. In Salem, she was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.
She leaves three daughters, Miss Leona Teske, Mrs. Edith Balicke and Mrs. Elvera Thomason, all of Portland; three sons, Ernest Teske, Salem, Gerhart Teske, Red Bluff, Calif., and Harold Teske, Applegate; one sister, Mrs. Edith Boye, St. Paul, Minn.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Arrangements are pending at Barrick Mortuary." OS Jun 1, 1961 2:8
TESKE, Ernest S.
b. 22 Aug 1905
d. 03 Dec 1986 D-06-04-01
"Ernest S. Teske, 81, of Salem, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at the Rigdon-Ransom mortuary." SJ Dec 6, 1986 2B:5
TESKE, Henry L.
d. 25 Jul 1931 D-06-04-01
on marker w/Clara A. Teske
"In Portland, Oregon, July 23, Henry L. Teske, aged 49. Survived by three daughters: Elvira of Portland, Leona and Edith both of Salem; four sons: Ernest, Gerhart, Harold and Edgar all of Salem; four brothers: Gus of Mankato, Minn., Emil of Faribault, Minn., Theadore of St. Cloud, Minn., and Charles of Truman, Minn. Prayer service from the Clough-Barrick chapel, Tuesday, July 28, at 1:30 p.m. Church services from the St. John's Lutheran church at 2 p.m. Interment at Lee Mission cemetery, under the direction of Clough-Barrick." OS Jul 26, 1931 5:4
TESKE, Leona I.
b. 12 Sep 1915
d. 07 Jun 1987 D-06-04-02
d. Marion Co; D/C #87-10240 per OR Death Index
TEWKSBURY, Frank M.
b. 21 Mar 1852
d. 13 Nov 1918 D-18-03-06
"At his home 144 East Wilson street Nov. 13, 1918, Frank F. Tewksbury.
He is survived by a wife and two daughters.
The funeral services will be held Saturday morning at the chapel of Webb & Clough and will be conducted by the Rev. Leland Porter. Burial will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Nov 14, 1918 10:4
THARP, Sarah L.
b. 10 Aug 1853
d. 04 Dec 1928 N/A
"At a local hospital, December 4, Sarah Tharp, died at the age of 75 years. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. A.V. Lamox, two grandchildren, George Lomax of West Salem and Zella Lomax of Portland. Funeral services will be held from the Ter-williger funeral home Thursday at 1 p.m., with committee in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 5, 1928 3:3 d/o Benjamin Palmer per D/C #828
d. 14 Apr 1959 C-44-00-07
"In this city, April 14th. Brother of W.H. Thatcher of Mercer Island, Wash. Services will be held Monday, April 20th at 10 a.m. in the W.T. Rigdon Chapel, Dr. G.W. Bruce officiating. Interment at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Apr 19, 1959 5:2
THAYER, Lawrence O. Rev.
b. 13 Jan 1893
d. 23 Apr 1974 RA-52-09
"Rev. Lawrence O. Thayer, South Beach, died Tuesday in a Lincoln City hospital. He was 81.
Thayer lived in Salem from the time he retired from United Brethren Church ministry in the east in 1960 until 1969. He was a member of Englewood United Methodist Church here. His wife Tina died here in 1961.
He was born in Grand Valley, Pa., and ministered churches in New York and Pennsylvania.
He leaves sons Orla A. Thayer, Waldport, Russell I. Thayer of Newport and Malcolm L. Thayer of Simi Valley, Calif.; sisters Mrs. Fern Gross of Corsica, Pa., and Mrs. Pauline Durham of Cory, Pa.; brother Harold Thayer of Corry; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Virgil T. Golden mortuary, Rev. Keith R. Maxwell officiating. Burial will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Apr 24, 1974 2:3
THAYER, Tina M.
b. 24 Oct 1898
d. 26 Dec 1961 RA-52-10
"Mrs. Thayer Dies of Long Heart Ailment--Mrs. Tina M. Thayer, 63, of 1255 Summer St. NE, died Tuesday afternoon at a Salem hospital where she was taken the previous day.
Mrs. Thayer had been hospitalized here four times in the past year for treatment of a heart ailment. She had been in ill health for many years, relatives said.
Survivors include the widower, Lawrence O. Thayer; three sons, Russell, at home; Malcolm, Los Angeles and Orla Thayer of Waldport, Ore.; two sisters and several brothers, and four grandchildren.
Mrs. Thayer moved to Salem in January of 1960 from New York. She attended Englewood Evangelical United Brethern Church.
Funeral services are pending at Barrick Mortuary." OS Dec 27, 1961 3:3
d. 15 Sep 1949 C-43-01-15
"Baby Boy Theel, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Theel of Marion, at a local hospital. Also survived by a grandmother, Mrs. Ida Brining, Waukesha, Wis. Private services were held Tuesday at the Howell-Edwards chapel." OS Sep 21, 1949 10:2
d. 13 Mar 1906 OLD 110-02
died at OSIA from apoplexy; burial at Asylum Cemetery then moved to Lee Mission per Asylum Record #1059
THOMAS, Calvin L.
d. 25 Mar 1948 OLD 091-08
"Calvin L. Thomas, at the residence at 2134 Broadway, Thursday, March 25, at the age of 49 years. Husband of Mrs. Jessie Thomas of Salem, father of Lita Thomas, Sue Thomas, Dale Thomas and Martin Thomas, all of Salem; and brother of Hushel Thomas of Arcadia, Calif. Services will be held at the Highland Friends church Saturday, March 27, at 2 p.m. Mrs. Cora Gregory officiating. Interment in Lee Mission cemetery. Direction by Clough-Barrick company." OS Mar 27, 1948 9:4
THOMAS, Gladys A.
b. 03 Mar 1903
d. 13 Mar 1950 A-43-02-03
"Death Takes Mrs. Thomas, Salem Singer--Mrs. Gladys M. Thomas, long active in Salem music circles and a former member of several choral groups here, died Monday at a local hospital. She was 47.
Mrs. Thomas was born Gladys McIntyre, March 3, 1903, in Rolla, N.D. She moved to Salem while still a youngster and was graduated from Salem high school and later, in 1924, from Willamette university.
She also attended Chicago Musical college and while in Chicago was married in 1930 to Horace J. Thomas who survives her in Salem.
Mrs. Thomas formerly sang with the Salem Oratorio society and with the First Presbyterian church choir. She also was a member of the Salem branch of the American Association University Women.
Surviving, besides the widower, are her mother, Mrs. Ora McIntyre Hutcheon, Salem, and a sister, Mrs. Orma Higgins, Fields Landing, Calif.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Clough-Barrick chapel with Dr. Chester W. Hamblin officiating. Interment will be in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 14, 1950 5:6
THOMAS, John Wesley
b. 28 Aug 1858
d. 28 Apr 1924 OLD 091-05
s/o Amos & Emily (Presnell) Thomas; h/o Keziz Thomas per D/C
d. 01 Jun 1901 OLD 106-02
aged 83; burial by Rigdon & Clough; nearest relative: G.W. Thomas per Record of Interment #285
THOMAS, Walter D. Baby
d. 05 May 1928 OLD 091-07
burial May 5, 1928 by Rigdon per Record of Interment #1166
d. OLD 106-06
d. 12 Jun 1888 OLD 124-02
"At the residence of his parents, Robert and Thankful Thompson, in Salem, Tuesday, June 12, 1888, at 8 p.m., Buddy, aged about six years." WOS Jun 15, 1888 8:3
d. 29 Oct 1898 N/A
"The Grim Messenger Summons Three More Souls from the Capital City's Midst--Yesterday morning at 11 o'clock death invaded the home of J.I. Thompson, of this city, calling thence his beloved wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson, at the age of 53 years.
Death came as a culmination of a nervous malady, from which she has suffered for a long while, and against which she has striven patiently and bravely.
Mrs. Thompson was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Dyer, of Salt Creek, Polk county, and was a native of the state of Iowa. She became the wife of Mr. Thompson on December 10, 1863, and to them have been born six children, the only surviving one of whom is Dr. Hugh H. Thompson, of San Francisco; the parents, passing throught the awful ordeal of losing the other five children in the month of March, 1877, during the dread scourge of diphtheria then prevalent in this valley.
For over a score of years the members of the family have been valued and highly respected residents of this city, where decedent enjoyed the invariable love and good will of all whose good fortune brought them into social and friendly contact with her." WOS Nov 4, 1898 2:1 listed as buried in Lee Mission per Funerals Held at W.T Rigdon, Pioneer Morticians, Salem, Marion Co, OR For The Years 1892-1905; not listed on Record of Interment; no additional indication that she is buried here
THOMPSON, George W.
d. 10 Nov 1907 OLD 107-02
died at 83 at OSIA per physicians certificate #5159
b. Feb 1889
d. 15 Jul 1889 OLD 124-05
"At their home in this city on Monday evening, July 15th, 1889, at 10:50, the infant son of Robert and Thankful Thompson, aged five months.
Funeral services at their home on State street at 3 o'clock p.m., today. Burial at Lee Mission cemetery. Friends of the family are invited to attend." DOS Jul 16, 1889 4:3
b. 08 Apr 1906
d. 08 Apr 1906 N/A
Burial at Lee Mission per W.T. Rigdon Funeral Record #1854
THOMPSON, Jennie Dorris
d. 29 May 1888 OLD 124-09
"On State street near the penitentiary, in Salem, Monday, May 28, 1888, at 12:30, Jennie Dorris, daughter of Robert M. Thompson and wife, aged 9 months.
The child had been sick for eleven weeks, with what the physicians called spotted fever.
Funeral today (Tuesday) at 4 p.m., at the residence, thence to the Lee Mission cemetery." DOS May 29, 1888 3:3
THOMPSON, Lauretta Naomi Stover
b. 07 Apr 1904
d. 12 Nov 1987 RA-31-12
"Lauretta Naomi Thompson, 83, of Salem, died Thursday.
She was born in Ivesdale, Ill. She moved to Medford from San Jose, Calif., in 1956 and came to Salem in 1959. She moved to Aurora in 1962 and returned to Salem in 1973. She was a psychiatric aide at Fairview Hospital & Training Facility from 1960 to 1962 and at Dammasch Hospital from 1962 to 1971, when she retired. She was a member of Court Street Christian Church.
Survivors include her son Glenn M. Works of Rome, Italy; daughters Dora M. Furniss of Sacramento and Ida J. Curry of Santa Clara, Calif.; stepsons Ronald Thompson of Dufur, Melvin Thompson of Santa Clara, Ore., Anson Thompson of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Gordon Thompson of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; stepdaughters Florence Guthrie of Amity and Jessie Edwards of Portland; brothers Virgil D. Stover of Lake Park, Minn., and Loren C. Stover of Oconto, Wis.; and sisters Virginia V. Fossum of LaPine, Bessie L. Lord of Lake Park, Minn., and Myrna R. Imig of Salem.
Services will begin at 3 p.m. today in Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary, Salem. Private interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem. Contributions may be made to the Lauretta N. Thompson memorial fund at the church." SJ Nov 14, 1987 2B:3
d. OLD 124-08
THOMPSON, Mary E. S.
b. 28 Jul 1832 Vt
d. 11 Apr 1896 OLD 207-03
Beloved wife of T.M. Thompson from Bridgeport VT, d. Salem, OR.
Dearest Mother; thou hast left us and thy loss, we deeply feel.
"Thompson--Saturday night, April 11, 1896, at 8:15 o'clock, in Salem, Mary E., beloved wife of T.M. Thompson, aged 64 years.
Deceased was a native of Vermont, the year of her birth being 1832, and her maiden name was Mary E. Stone. She was married to Mr. Thompson at Dallas, Polk county, in 1862, and they remained there until 1878 when they came to Salem where they have ever since resided.
One child, a daughter-Mrs. Mary Ferguson of Portland-was born to them. She will arrive in this city on the 11 o'clock train this morning.
The funeral will take place at the First M.E. church tomorrow at 10 a.m., and burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. Geo. W. Grannis will conduct the services.
The bereaved husband is a harness maker and saddler and for several years worked in the Dearborn estab-lishment in Salem. He held the position of harness maker at the Chemawa Indian School for some time." DOS Apr 12, 1896 4:5
d. 12 Mar 1958 RA-33-01
"Miss Thompson's Rites Saturday--Services for Miss Mertie Thompson, 78, of 1542 Liberty St. N., who died Wednesday, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in W.T. Rigdon Co. Chapel, the Rev. Wayne Greene officiating.
Burial will be in Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Mar 14, 1958 28:3
THOMPSON, Robert M.
b. 24 May 1834 1835
d. 30 Dec 1906 OLD 124-01
on marker w/Thankful Thompson
"This Pioneer and Prominent Citizen Passes Out Almost With The Year--He Died at His Home in This City at Half Past Eight O'clock on Sunday Evening, December Thirtieth--Well Known All Over Oregon.
At his home in this city, near the corner of Cottage and Ferry streets, surrounded by the members of his family and loving friends, Robert M. Thompson passed peacefully to his eternal rest at 8:30 o'clock Sunday evening, December 30, 1906. He went out almost with the old year.
Mr. Thompson was born May 24, 1834, in Belmont county, Ohio. Had he lived till next May, he would have been 73 years of age. In 1851 when a mere boy he left his Ohio home and went to the California mines, where he worked around Nevada City and other camps for ten years. He was induced to go from Ohio to California partly on account of the suckness sic with tubercu-losis of a brother, who hoped to receive benefit from the change of climate, but who died in the Golden State.
In 1861 Mr. Thompson came to Oregon, stopping at first in Douglas county. In 1863 he came to Salem, and had called this city his home during all the years since. He first worked in a saw mill in Salem. Then he was appointed assistant warden of the Oregon state penitentiary, during the first administration of Governor Grover, while Wm. Watkins was superintendent. In 1874, while serving as assistant warden, he was married to Miss Thankful Driver, who survives him. Soon after this, under the second Grover administration, he was made warden of the penitentiary. After this, he served for a time as deputy sheriff of Multnomah county. He came back to Salem and worked for a period in a foundry, and afterwards, with his wife, conducted the Thompson house, now the Salem Hotel, for eight years.
After this, Mr. Thompson worked in the foundry at the penitentiary for a time, and in 1893 he was appointed store keeper in the United States custom house at Portland, which posi-tion he held up to the time of his death, though he had not been at his post for several months, during which time he was confined at his home here. He was a great sufferer, but a most patient one and even up to the last hour was composed and continuously expressing his feeling of thankfulness that he was to go while surrounded by such faithful ones of his own family and immediate friends and close neighbors. No word of protest or complaint passed his lips, though he knew the tide of life was slowly ebbing, as it had been for weeks.
His complaint was dropsy, which was complicated with several other troubles that followed it.
Mr. Thompson leaves a faithful wife and one married daughter, Mrs. C.L. Latourette, and one son, Bush Thompson, a young boy, aged about 13 years. They were all with him during his last sickness and at the end. Mr. Latourette has been in Michigan, preparing a home there, near Grand Rapids, but is now on his way to Oregon. Three children of the family are dead.
There are two brothers of the deceased in Montana and three brothers and a sister in Illinois.
Rev. I.D. Driver, father of Mrs. Thompson, is at Sunnyside, where he preached last evening. He will be here this forenoon.
The deceased had a host of warm friends in Salem and Portland and throughout the state. He had been prominent in politics, and had been a true friend to all in whom he trusted.
The funeral will be at 2 o'clock this (Tuesday) afternoon, from the house, and the burial will be in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. P. S. Knight will have charge of the services." OS Jan 1, 1907 8:3-4
THOMPSON, Robin Graham
d. 22 Sep 1946 C-43-01-02
"In this city, September 22, Robin Graham Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellery Thompson of Salem and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Thompson of Salem, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bowman of Iowa and brother of Jesse Edward Thompson II of Salem. Private graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 24 at 3 p.m. in the Lee Mission cemetery under the direction of the W.T. Rigdon company." OS Sep 24, 1946 9:3-4
b. 23 Jul 1853
d. 02 Mar 1914 OLD 124-03
on marker w/Robert Thompson
"Mrs. Thompson is Dead--Was Daughter of Rev. I.D. Driver--Funeral Here Today--Mrs. Thankful Thompson died at Good Samaritan hospital in Portland on Monday, March 2, at 9:30 a.m., as the result of an operation performed two weeks ago today. At first, the patient rallied and gave every promise of recovery. But heart complications arose, resulting in her death.
Deceased was a daughter of Rev. I.D. Driver, deceased, who was at one time one of the leading Methodist ministers of Oregon and of the nation. She was born July 23, 1852, in the Powder river valley in Oregon, while her parents were crossing the plains to Oregon.
Married in Salem--She was married in Salem in the seventies to Robert M. Thompson, who died here seven years ago last December 31st. They made their home in Salem during all the years, and Mrs. Thompson still called this city home; though Mr. Thompson was for a long time before his death storekeeper for the United States custom house in Portland.
Five children were born to them, two surviving. They are Bush Thompson, now living in Plainfield, Mich., and Thankful Georgia, now Mrs. Charles L. Latourette, living near Shelbyville, Mich.
During the past two years, up to last April, Mrs. Thompson had been with her daughter and son-in-law, in Michigan. She came home on a visit, and when she expected to return to Michigan last fall, she was unable to go, on account of sickness.
Lived Here Long Time--Deceased was well known in Salem, where she spent most of her active life, and she had many friends here.
The funeral will be held at the Rigdon undertaking parlors at 2 p.m. today, and the burial will be in the family plot in Lee Mission cemetery. Rev. R.N. Avison will conduct the services." OS Mar 4, 1914 5:6
THOMPSON, Theodore M.
d. 07 Dec 1903 OLD 207-04
"Old Pioneer Dead---Theodore M. Thompson Was Formerly Instructor At Indian School---Theodore M. Thompson, an old pioneer of Oregon, died yesterday morning at his home on Cottage street, aged 73 years.
Mr. Thompson was born in Pennsylvania and came to Oregon in 1852. He settled in Dallas, Polk county, and engaged in the harness making business. In 1864 he married Miss Stone, principal of the La Creole Academy, of that city, and later moved to Salem, where he worked for many years as harness maker for Dick Dear-born in this city. He held a position for several years as instructor in harness making and saddlery at the Salem Indian Training School, which position he resigned about one year ago on account of failing health. He was suffering from heart disease and gradually grew weaker until the end came as the result of a complication of diseases at 2:30 o'clock yesterday morning.
Deceased leaves a host of friends among the old pioneers of Salem, and was well known for his honest, upright dealings. A friend said of him yes-terday, "He never did a dishonest deed in his life. In fact, he couldn't do such a thing, and a man could depend upon any work of his being first class."
The funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the resi-dence 167 Cottage street, conducted by Rev. William H. Heppe, of the First M. E. church, and the remains will be laid to rest in Lee Mission cemetery, beside those of his deceased wife, who died six years ago. A number of old pioneer friends of the deceased will act in the capacity of pall bearers.
The only relatives which the deceased leaves in this city or on the coast is a daughter, Mrs. M.C. Ferguson, and a grandchild." OS Dec 8, 1903 8:3
d. 10 Jan 1908 N/A
"Thorne Dies At Hospital Yesterday--Unfortunate Man Who On December 14 Attempted Suicide in the Scott Hotel, Dropped Dead of Heart Failure--William Thorne, who on Saturday afternoon, December 14, slashed his throat and completely severed his windpipe with a jack-knife in his apartments at the Scott Hotel, died Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Salem hospital, where he had been taken shortly after committing the act.
Thorne was thought to be gradually gaining strength until yesterday at dinner, when he suddenly fell over and expired from heart failure. He had been walking around in the hospital but a few minutes before lunch time, and seemed to be feeling as well as usual.
Thorne was a native of New Zealand, and was 41 years of age. He was a resident of Salem six years ago, at which time he moved to California, and was ill in San Francisco at the time of the earthquake. After his sickness there he went to Illinois, where he resided until last June, when he returned to this city.
He owned a team of good horses, and, previous to his rash act, had been engaged in work on the new Court street pavement. Six dollars was found in his trousers when taken to the hospital, and it is said that he has a snug bank account.
Before engaging apartments at the Scott Hotel Thorne had a room at the home of Harry Hatch, the well-known mail carrier. Mr. Hatch said that Thorne seem to be a man of steady habits. There seems to be nothing known as to his relatives.
Dr. Carlton Smith, Thorne's physi-cian, said that Thorne told him he had no relatives in Oregon." DCJ Jan 10, 1908 8:6 burial at Lee Mission per D/C #5682
THORNTON, Jesse Quinn
b. 24 Aug 1810
d. 05 Feb 1888 OLD 151-01
on marker w/Nancy M. Thornton
Note: The birthdate in the obituary in incorrect. Jesse Quinn Thornton researcher, Don Ubben, states "Wikepedia, as well as several other sources, give his birthdate as August 24, 1810. Using Thornton's own words in Chapter VIII, July 26th, he states: "This day I was thirty five years, eleven months, and two days old." Using the perpetual calendar for 1846 and going back from July 26th (elevenn months and two days) it appears that the August 24th date would be correct."
"Death of Judge Thornton--The Noted Pioneer Passes Away Quietly
at His Residence, in Salem, Sunday Night, at 11:40--Hon. J. Quinn
Thornton, the venerable and well-known lawyer-pioneer, than whom none
of the early immigrants to the great northwest was better known and had
a greater influence in shaping its destinies, passed away quietly at
his residence in South Salem, Sunday at 11:40 p.m. Mr. Thornton
had been suffering a gradual decline for several years, and a
complication of diseases incident to old age, together with a
distressing bronchial affliction, were the causes of his disease, after
confinement to his bed of a number of weeks.
Mr. Thornton was born on the 24th of March, 1810, near Point Pleasant, Mason county, Virginia. In his infancy, his parents removed to Champaign county, Ohio. He was educated at the University of Vir-ginia, studied law, and was admitted to practice. He removed to Missouri in the year 1835, and settled in Palmyra, Marion county, where he taught school, practiced law, and for a short time edited a political paper. On the 8th of February, 1838, he married Mrs. Nancy M. Logue, at Hannibal, who had come to Missouri as one of the teachers in West Ely college, an institution of learning established by Rev. Dr. Ely, of Philadelphia, and others, of the Presbyterian church. After his marriage, he removed to Quincy, Illinois, and engaged in the practice of law.
In the spring of 1846, Judge Thornton started to Oregon with the immigration of that year, arriving by the "southern route," after many and great privations and losses, which he has elaborately detailed in his work entitled "Oregon and California". He held, for a short period, a position on the bench of the old provisional government of Oregon. He served in the legislature of Oregon one term as representative from Benton county, in 1864-5, and occupied a commanding influence in that body. These, it is believed, are the only public offices he ever held. In 1848 he made a visit to Washington in a quasi-public capacity, and was instrumental in forward-ing the organization of a territorial government for Oregon, and seeing that the principal of the "Wilmot proviso" was incorporated in the act, which prohibited the extension of slavery into the territory. He was in close consultation with Benton, Douglas, and other leading men of Congress, and by his persistent efforts he succeeded (as he always claimed) in obtaining the grant of an additional section of land in each township for school purposes in Oregon, when congress had previously granted only one section to a territory on its organization.
Judge Thornton was a man of great natural ability, and gifted with an unusual facility of expression whenever he committed his thoughts to paper. He was well read in all departments of history and literature, and as a conversationist, in former days, he was rarely excelled, but an unfortunate affliction of late years rendered talking quite difficult and oppressive to him. He possessed great individuality of character, and consequently held strong convictions, which he was not backward in expressing, and which he was always ready to maintain and defend with tongue, pen, or pistol. Of this latter fact many early settlers in Oregon are aware, and although for years he was the `best abused' man in the state, no one ever offered him a personal indignity and escaped instant castigation. As an instance of his determination to defend his opinions and the freedom of speech at all hazards, it may be related that whilst publishing a paper in Missouri, at the time of the murder of Lovejoy, at Alton, Illinois, he commented rather freely in his columns upon the occurrence, and in such a manner as to arouse the hostility of the pro-slavery community, and, as usual on such occasions, a mob surrounded the building with expressed purpose of demolishing the office and lynching the editor. Mr. Thornton was then a young man, but hearing of the intent-ions of the mob he armed himself and barricaded his office, and when the crowd of infuriated men made its appearance in the street opposite, he stepped out on the porch with a loaded musket, and threatened death to the first man who should attempt to enter the office unbidden. His boldness caused the mob to hesitate, and Thornton then made a speech in which he announced his position on the slavery question and the right of free speech so clearly and unequivocally that he mollified his hearers, and, when he closed, the crows quietly dispersed without further molesting him.
For the last sixteen years of his life Judge Thornton was a resident of Salem. Before his removal to this place, he possessed at one time a considerable amount of property, but it gradually slipped out of his hands, and his declining years were clouded with poverty to such a degree than he was compelled to part with his library piecemeal to obtain the means of sustentation. Kind friends, however, ministered to the wants of himself and wife, in many ways, both of whom, to their everlasting honor let it be said, in all their days had never turned the hungry and needy away from their door. Mrs. Thornton still survives, in reasonable health for one of her age, although, suffering from the inconvenience of deafness. Both joined the Methodist church in early life, and have been consistent members of that denomination ever since. They had no children.
The funeral will take place from the M.E. church to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock, and it is expected that several of his old pioneer preacher-friends will be present." DOS Feb 7, 1888 3:3
THORNTON, Nancy M.
d. 04 Jan 1889 OLD 151-02
on marker w/J. Quinn Thornton
"Thornton--At her home in this city, Friday, January 4, 1889, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, Mrs. M.N. Thornton, relic of the late Hon. J. Quinn Thornton, aged about 72 years.
Mrs. Thornton was born and raised in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and was educated for a teacher. In early life she came West, and taught in Marion college, near Palmyra, Missouri, where she was married to the late J. Quinn Thornton. In the spring of 1846 she and her husband left Quincy, Ill, and started for Oregon, arriving here in the fall, crossing the plains. They settled first at Oregon City, afterward in Benton county, and finally in Salem, having lived here since 1872. Her husband died in this city on the 5th of last February. For years her health was very feeble and she went about but little. Mrs. Thornton was exceedingly charitable, and her life was a perpetual summer of good deeds. Oftentimes her acts of kindness were misplaced, but the ridicule of the world had no effect upon the kindness of her nature, nor caused her to swerve in the least from her Christian pathway. With her, love never failed, and she seemed to realize that without that heavenly quality she would become as brass and a tinkling cymbal. She was highly endowed intellectually, and her conversation flowed on in a constant stream, delighting the listener with its freshness and beauty. Religion was early professed by her, and for near sixty years she remained steadfast in the faith of her girlhood days. Mrs. Thornton had no children, but she leaves an adopted daughter, whom she had raised from infancy, to mourn her death." WOS Jan 11, 1889 6:4
THORP, Mary A.
d. 09 Nov 1929 OLD 228-01
"Mrs. Mary A. Thorp, 82, died Saturday morning, November 9, at the Methodist Old People's Home. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nellie Graham of Ross, N.D., four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services Tuesday, November 12, at 10 a.m. from Rigdon mortuary chapel, Rev. F.C. Taylor officiating. Inter-ment Lee Mission cemetery." OS Nov 10, 1929 5:5
d. 20 Sep 1951 C-43-03-09
"Baby Girl Cleo Threlkel, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Threlkel, 791 S. 25th st., at a local hospital September 20. Also survived by sister, Charlotte Threlkel, Salem. Services were held Saturday, September 22, under direction of Clough-Barrick company." OS Sep 23, 1951 17:6
THROCKMORTON, Evelyn (deVries)
b. 24 Aug 1914
d. 17 Nov 1996 D-19-01-02
Our Dear Sister
d. 23 Sep 1905 D-25-01-08
"Remains Laid To Rest--The remains of Mrs. E.J. Thurber, who died at the Salem hospital on Thursday evening of last week, were laid to rest in Lee Mission cemetery at 1 o'clock yester-day afternoon. The funeral services, conducted by Rev. W.H. Selleck of the First M.E. church, were held at W.T. Rigdon's undertaking parlors. Miss Phoebe Thurber, the deceased's daughter arrived from Astoria on Sunday evening and arranged for the burial of her mother's remains. She returned to her home yesterday afternoon." DOS Sep 26, 1905 8:3 See also: Mystery Shrouds Woman's Death, and Whence She Came Is Unknown, CJ Sep 22, 1905 8:1; Lady Dies At Salem Hospital Whose Relatives Are Unknown, DOS Sep 22, 1905 8:3; Authorities Unable To Locate Relatives of Woman Who Died At Hospital, DOS Sep 23, 1905 4:3; Efforts of Undertaker Rigdon and The Statesman Solve Mystery, DOS Sep 24 1905 1:4
b. 05 Dec 1874
d. 26 Dec 1942 OLD 112-05
"At the residence, 1397 North Commercial street, Saturday, December 26, Dora Thurman, aged 68 years; sister of Mrs. Taylor Dunn of Dallas and Walter Swartz of Riddle, Ore.; aunt of Allen Dunn of Dallas and Mrs. Walter Duff of Nebraska. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 31, at 1:30 p.m., in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon company, with concluding services at the Lee Mission cemetery." OS Dec 29, 1942 5:1 d/o Alonzo & Mary (Surdam) Swartz; w/o Thomas per D/C #1212
TIBBET, Dwight B.
d. 27 Mar 1924 OLD 100-10
"Tibbet--In this city, Thursday, March 27, 1924, Dwight Tibbet, Jr., infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Tibbet of 311 Richmond avenue. The funeral services are being held from the Rigdon mortuary Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Interment in the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Mar 27, 1924 7:6
TIMMONS, C. Y.
d. 26 Feb 1909 C-49-02-01
C.Y. Timmons died at Oregon State Penitentiary by being hanged for the murder of his wife Estella S. Timmons Oct 1908. He was buried at Lee Mission cemetery Feb. 26, 1909. For more information regarding hanging see DOS Feb 27, 1909 & Record of Execution--Oregon State Penitentiary w/photo
TINDALL, James W.
b. 08 Jan 1908
d. 02 Jan 1996 RA-11-07
on marker w/Mary O. Tindall
"James Tindall, 87, of Salem died Tuesday.
Born in Portland, he spent most of his life in Salem and attended Oregon State University's College of Pharmacy. He worked as a pharmacist, owning Tindall's Hollywood and Tindall's Englewood drugstores for many years.
He also served on the Salem City Council from 1967 to 1972 and as treasurer for the Order of Amaranth Cherry Court No. 19. He was a past direct president of Lions International and volunteer with the Lions Eye Bank program.
His wife, Mary, died in 1990.
Survivors include sisters, Vivian E. Lytle of Portland, Dorothy Fieber of Toledo, Rosalie Danielson of Seattle, Patricia Binegar of Medford and Denny Angus of Albany, Ga.
Ritualistic graveside services by the Masonic Pacific Lodge No. 50 will be 11 a.m. Monday in Lee Mission Cemetery. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. in Jason Lee United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Barrick mortuary. Contributions: charity of choice." SJ Jan 4, 1996 3B:6
TINDALL, Mary O.
b. 23 Aug 1912
d. 23 Jul 1990 RA-11-08
on marker w/James W. Tindall
"Mary O. Tindall, 77, of Salem died Monday in Salem.
She was born west of Philomath, near the Mary's River. She lived in Nash-ville, Newport, and Portland. She married James W. Tindall on Oct. 6, 1935, in Salem, where she had resided since. She managed Tindall's Hollywood and Englewood Drug stores from 1940 to 1980.
She was a member of the Hollywood Lions Auxiliary and past matron of Cherry Court 19, Order of the Amaranth, and Jason Lee United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband.
Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m. July 31 in the church. Family interment will be in Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are by Barrick mortuary.
Contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice." SJ Jul 24, 1990 2B:1
TINKER, Willard Marvin
d. 16 Mar 1926 OLD 212-08
"Salem Man Found Dead On Side Road In Polk County Believed Accident Victim--Independence, Or., March 17--Willard Tinker, of 1375 North Commer-cial street, Salem, was found dead on a side road leading north from the Salem-Dallas highway near Brunk's Corners, yesterday. Mrs. Vera Hyde and Mrs. Lennie Boone found a car parked in the middle of the road and the body lying on the ground shortly after 12 o'clock.
Coroner A.L. Keeney was notified and proceeded at once to the scene of the accident.
A double barrelled hammerless shot-gun 12 gauge with the safety lock in firing position was found with the trigger guard hooked over the handle of the emergency brake. The gun contained two discharged shells and examination of the body showed that death was caused by a gunshot wound just at the base of the heart.
Mr. Tinker had left the home of Guy Vaughn, who lives near the site of the accident, at about 11 o'clock having come from Salem to get the gun which he had left there on a previous occasion. Mr. Vaughn stated that there were two discharged shells in the gun when Tinker took it away and that it was his belief that the dead man had seen some small game near the road and had slipped in a shell and stepped out of the car dragging the gun after him and discharging it by accident. The muzzle of the gun was evidently very close to the body when discharged as powder burns showed distinctly.
The remains were taken in charge by Coroner Keeney and removed to the Keeney Chapel where it will be held for directions. Mrs. Sophie Tinker, his wife, was notified by messenger and late Tuesday night no definite plans had been made by the relatives.
Mr. Tinker was shop foreman at Vick Brothers garage in Salem for five years, leaving last November to go into business with Roy Vincent.
Besides his wife he leaves a mother.
No inquest will be held.
Persons who visited the scene of the accident found the trigger guard fitted tightly over the brake lever while the nature of the death wound indicated the gun was in a nearly horizontal position when the trigger was pulled. It was stated at the place of his former employment that the dead man was subject to occasional melancholy spells." CJ Mar 17, 1926 2:2-3
TODD, Darlene M. (Ariail)
b. 24 Dec 1932
d. 05 Jul 2004 RC-11-05
"SALEM - Our beloved mother and sis passed on at Salem Hospital on July 5, 2004. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She is survived by her brother, James Ariail of Salt Lake City; two sons, Mario Flores, Jr. of San Bernardino, Calif. and Dan Todd of Salt Lake City; three daughters, Marian Burger of Salem, Debi Llovera of Las Vegas, and Margaret Nygaard of Salem; sixteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and many other friends and family. We will miss her dearly.
Services will be on Sat., July 10, at 1 p.m., at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service with burial at Lee Mission Cemetery in Salem. There will be visitation prior to services. Statesman Journal Online
TOMKINS, George E.
d. 21 Jan 1979 RA-58-03
on marker w/Jessie I. Tomkins
"Stayton--George E. Tomkins, 83, 1140 W. Ida St., died Sunday in a local hospital.
He was born in San Francisco. He operated Tompkins Market in Salem until 1948, when he retired and moved to Stayton.
Survivors include wife, Minnie; daughter, Virginia Meissner, Bend; step-children Alice Fehlen, Stayton, and Neil Dickman, Aumsville; sister, Jessamine Harris, Carlsbad, Calif.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem, under direction of Weddle mortuary.
The family suggests contributions to the Marion County Historical Society." OS Jan 23, 1979 2B:5
TOMKINS, Jessie Irene
d. 09 May 1963 RA-58-02
"Stayton--Funeral for Mrs. Jessie Irene Tomkins, 66, of 1140 W. Ida St., Stayton, who died Thursday in a Stayton hospital, will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Weddle Funeral Chapel, Stayton. Interment will be in Jason Lee Mission Cemetery, Salem.
Mrs. Tomkins, a native of North Dakota, moved to Salem in 1910 and attended Salem schools. She moved to Stayton in 1948 and was a member of the Methodist Church in Stayton.
Survivors include the widower, George, Stayton; a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Meissner, Bend; four brothers, including John, Paul and Lloyd Gilmer, all of Salem; three sisters, Mrs. Hope Turnbull, Mrs. Faith Morris and Mrs. Ruth Feller, all of Salem, and three grandchildren." CJ May 10, 1963 5:1 See also: OS May 11, 1963 5:1-2
b. 15 Jun 1859
d. 30 Oct 1946 A-25-01-03
"Mrs. Tomkins Dies At Salem Home--Mrs. Mary Tomkins, 87, died yesterday at her home, 1890 State st. Services will be announced by Clough-Barrick company.
Born June 15, 1859, in Sagertown, Pa., she was married to Arthur Tomkins Aug. 7, 1895, at Oakland, Calif. She moved from California to Wisconsin in 1903 and has lived in Salem since 1913.
Surviving are a son, George Tomkins, with whom she made her home in Salem; a daughter, Jessamine Harris, West Salem, and a sister in Los Angeles, Calif." OS Oct 31, 1946 2:8
TORENTINO, Maria Guadalupe
b. Feb 2011
d. Feb 2011 C-43-07-13
b. 04 Oct 1913
d. 04 Oct 1913 D-23-03-01
"Tower--The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon E. Tower of eight miles south of Salem in the Waldo hills, October 4.
The funeral services were held at the grave. Burial took place in Lee Mission cemetery, Monday." OS Oct 7, 1912 5:7
TOWNSEND, Cora Isabel
b. 30 Jan 1907
d. 18 Feb 1985 RA-26-01
"Cora Isabel Townsend, 78, of Salem, died Monday.
A native of Sharon, Ohio, she moved to Salem in 1920. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include husband, Glenn; sister, Mary Orley, Castle Rock, Wash.; brothers, Glenn and Robert Huston, both of McMinnville.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are under direction of Virgil T. Golden mortuary." SJ Feb 20, 1985 2B:2
TOWNSEND, David Ward
d. 19 Dec 1947 C-00-00-08
"In this city December 19, Dave Townsend. Graveside services were held Tuesday, December 23, at Lee Mission cemetery under direction of W.T. Rigdon company. The Rev. Dudley Strain officiated." OS Dec 24, 1947 5:1
d. 17 Oct 1910 D-16-01-05
"Pioneer's Suffering Is At Last Ended--George Townsend, For Forty Years A Resident Of Salem Died Yesterday--In the passing of George Townsend, yesterday at the Salem hospital, Salem loses a well-known resident, the deceased having lived here for forty years. He was 58 years of age. He crossed the plains in 1864. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. R.S. Swartz and Mrs. Laura A. Randall of Prosser, Wash., and one brother, Jefferson Townsend, all of whom were at his bedside when the end came. He was born in McHenry county, Ill.
The immediate cause of his death was cancer, but a most pathetic feature of his long illness was his total blindness. About fifteen years ago a splinter of wood entered one eye, causing him to lose the sight of it, and about a year ago a similar accident deprived him of the sight of the other eye.
The funeral will be held at 2:30 today from Lehman & Clough's under-taking parlors." OS Oct 18,1910 6:2 s/o Thomas S. & Rebecca (Callahan) Townsend; b. IA; per D/C #3265
b. 03 Feb 1904
d. 06 Mar 2005
d. 17 Jun 1902 OLD 149-06
"Townsend--At the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.L. Swarts, a few miles east of Salem, Tuesday, June 17, 1902, Mrs. Rebecca Townsend, aged 80 years, of old age.
Deceased is an old resident of Marion county and is survived by three sons and a daughter all of whom reside in or near Salem, as follows: J.N., Jefferson and George Townsend, and Mrs. R.L. Swarts.
Funeral services will be conducted at Lee Mission cemetery, where burial will take place, at 2:30 o'clock p.m., tomorrow, Wednesday." OS Jun 18, 1902 6:1 w/o Thomas S. Townsend
TOWNSEND, Thomas Jefferson
b. 15 May 1871
d. 02 Feb 1933 D-16-01-07
"At Aurora, February 2, Thomas Jefferson Townsend. Brother of Mrs. Laura Randall of Portland. Aged 71 years, eight months and 17 days. A native of Iowa. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services Saturday, February 4, at 2 p.m., from the Terwilliger Funeral home, 770 Chemeketa street. Interment Lee Mission ceme-tery." OS Feb 3, 1933 11:1 s/o Thomas S. & Rebecca (Callahan) Townsend per D/C #100
TOWNSEND, Thomas S.
d. 03 Aug 1874 N/A
h/o Rebecca (Callahan) Townsend
TRACY, Hezekiah John
b. 23 Jul 1882
d. 22 Mar 1945 A-25-02-03
"Hezekiah John Tracy, at the residence, 696 1/4 North Cottage st., Thursday, March 22. Husband of Ida M. Tracy and father of Johnny Tracy, both of Salem; brother of Walter Tracy of Rainier, Ore. Services will be held Saturday, March 24, at 3 p.m., from the W.T. Rigdon chapel with Rev. Roy Foster officiating. Concluding services in Lee Mission cemetery." OS Mar 24, 1945 5:1 b. Lamar, CO; s/o Ira & Mary Delila Tracy; h/o Ida M. Tracy per D/C #1906
TRACY, Ida Mae
b. 01 Jan 1872
d. 30 Jan 1959 A-25-02-02
"Mrs. Tracy, Native of Valley, Dies--Mrs. Ida Mae Tracy, 86, a native and lifelong resident of the Salem area, died Friday at a Salem nursing home.
She was born at Roberta Station south of Salem Jan. 1, 1872, her parents being George Oscar Higgins and Anna McLaughlin Higgins, who came here by covered wagon from Sacramento in 1864.
Mrs. Tracy was the widow of Harry Tracy, who was employed as a cook at Marion County jail for many years. He died 10 years ago.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Salem.
Survivors include a brother, George Higgins, Salem.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday under direction of W.T. Rigdon Mortuary. Interment will be at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Jan 31, 1959 5:5
TRAVIS, Rachel Juanita
b. 29 Sep 1953
d. 19 Sep 2007 RA-44-22
w/o Roy Allen Travis
d/o James and Dolores (Girod) McDowell
"SALEM - Visitation: 12-5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 23 at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Mon., Sept. 24 at Jason Lee Cemetery, 2104 D St. NE, Salem" [Statesman Journal online]
TREDWAY, Clelinda Slack
b. 01 Sep 1840
d. 16 Nov 1908 D-26-03-03
"Monmouth Woman Dies--Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Dempster Treadway were held at the family home at Monmouth yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. Neff of the Salem United Brethren church officiating. The body was brought to Salem and interred at 3 p.m. in the Lee Mission cemetery. Mrs. Treadway was 68 years of age and her death was said to be the result of a gradual decline. Her husband died in April, 1907. She is survived by two sons, A.W. and C. Treadway. For several years the family resided in Salem at Trade and Winter streets." DOS Nov 18, 1908 5:6 Polk Co. D/C #8435
b. 30 Sep 1839
d. 17 Apr 1907 D-26-03-04
"Died Near Monmouth--Dempster Tredway, aged 67 years, 6 months and 18 days, died at his home in Polk county, two and one half miles north of Monmouth, Wednesday, April 17, 1907, at 9 p.m., from apoplexy. Deceased had been a resident of Oregon the past three years, coming here from South Dakota. The funeral was held from the residence yesterday at 10 a.m. and the burial was made at Salem. The deceased leaves a wife and two sons, all of whom were with him at the time of his death. He had been feeble for several months. The names of the sons are Arthur Willard Tredway and Herbert Dempster Tredway, both of Polk county." DOS Apr 20, 1907 4:4 s/o Benjamin & Matilda (Bell) Tredway per Polk Co. D/C 33490
TREDWAY, Herbert D.
b. 06 Dec 1868
d. 01 Mar 1934 D-26-03-02
"Bert Treadway Services Held--Richreall, March 3.--Funeral services for Bert Treadway, who died late Thursday in the Dallas hospital, were held in the Thomas-Henkle parlors Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Treadway has lived on the farm northeast of town for several years and raised turkeys." OS Mar 4, 1934 5:8
TRIMBLE, Adelia D. "Addie"
b. 06 Aug 1848
d. 11 Sep 1853 OLD 205-02
on marker w/S.A. & Mary F. Trimble
TRIMBLE, Mary F.
b. 04 Mar 1826
d. 22 Oct 1852 OLD 205-01
on marker w/S.A. & Adelia D. Trimble born Shelby Co, KY; died at age 26y7m18d from pneumonia; w/o S.A. Trimble per Record of Interment #12
TRIMBLE, Stephen A.
d. 23 Oct 1901 OLD 205-03
on marker w/Adelia D. & Mary F. Trimble
d. 24 May 1914 OLD 229-03
b. Canada; d. at Old People's Home at age 93 from apoplexy and arterio-sclerosis per D/C #1228
d. 20 Jun 1901 D-26-01-04
nearest relative: Mrs. R.C. Shelton per Record of Interment #292
TRUMBLY, Baby Girl
d. 11 Aug 1952 C-43-04-08
"Baby girl Trumbly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdia Trumbly. Besides the parents, survivors include the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Patzer and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Trumbly, all of Salem. Private services were held under the direction of the Clough-Barrick Company with interment at the Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Aug 12, 1952 3:3
TUCK, Billy Dee
b. 19 Apr 1936
d. 20 May 1986 RA-03-01
"Bill Dee Tuck, 50, of Salem, died Tuesday.
Born in Carnegie, Okla., he moved to Salem 30 years ago. He was a laborer in landscaping.
Surviving are his children, Bill and Debbie, mother, Leila Reece, and brother, Alyn, all of Salem; and sisters, Joyce Graham, Vidor, Texas, Nyla Wagoner, Fremont, Calif., Twyla Tuck, Bobby Hummel, Peggy Smith and Waunell Person, all of Salem, and Judy Dierks, Steilacoom, Wash.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Lee Mission Cemetery, under direction of Howell-Edwards-Doerksen mortuary." SJ May 22, 1986 2C:4
TUCKER, Anara Mrs.
d. 1896 OLD 114-03
Per Record of Interment #221
TUCKER, Ernie Dexter
b. Feb 1885
d. 23 Sep 1885 N/A
"Tucker--Near this city, on Tuesday morning, Sept. 22, Ernie Dexter, infant son of T.F. Tucker and wife, aged 7 months." WOS Sep 25, 1885 8:3 burial at Lee Mission per WOS Jan 10, 1886
d. 05 Feb 1924 D-23-01-07
"Salem Man Reported Killed Accident-ally--Tonquin, Or., Feb. 6--Frank Tucker, Salem, was reported killed in an accident at a logging camp near Enright today. Details of the mishap were not received here.
Investigation by the state industri-al accident commission and the Capital Journal today failed to reveal any relatives of the above mentioned Frank Tucker in Salem. A man of that name was known to some of the loggers here, but they knew nothing of his family.
The accident commission was notified by the Clement Logging company, for whom Tucker worked, that the dead man was supposed to have a family in Salem." CJ Feb 6, 1924 1:8 single; about 40; died after being struck by cable; occupation-chocker setter per D/C #10
b. 24 Apr 1825
d. 24 Jul 1904 D-26-02-05
"Aged Lady Died--Mrs. Rhoda Tucker died at the home of her son in South Salem on Sunday night, aged 79 years and 3 months. Deceased was born in New York state, and came to Oregon several years ago. The funeral services will be held at the Leslie M.E. church Tuesday afternoon, and will be conducted by Rev. Royal and the interment will be made in Lee Mission cemetery.
Deceased leaves eight children, as follows: E.E. Tucker and Palmer Tucker, of Salem; Mary Wilson and T.L. Tucker of Blair, Nebraska; Harriet Preston and Harry Tucker, of John Day, Oregon; Stephen Tucker, of Seattle, and Ella Bently, of Myrtle Creek, Oregon." DCJ Jul 25, 1904 8:3
d. 14 Oct 1900 D-26-01-05
aged 50 years
wife of E.F. Tucker
She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother and friend to all
"Tucker--At the family home in South Salem, at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14th, Susan, wife of E.T. Tucker, aged 50 years.
The deceased was born in Indiana, and removed to Nebraska, where she was married in the spring of 1871 to E.T. Tucker. They came to Oregon in 1876 and have resided in Salem for three years. Besides the husband, she leaves seven children, the youngest being four years of age. All are at home except a married daughter, Mrs. Rhoda Lawrence of John Day Valley.
The funeral will take place at 1:30 p.m. from Leslie M.E. Church, Rev. Blackwell officiating. Burial in Lee Mission cemetery." CJ Oct 15, 1900 4:6
TUCKER, Thomas Fred
b. 10 Mar 1825
d. 11 Mar 1911 D-15-01-01
"Dies on Birthday--Thomas Fred Tucker, who has been ill for some time at the hospital, died yesterday on his 86th birthday. During the last days he often expressed the wish that he might live to see this day. The remains are at the Cottage undertaking parlors. Funeral arrangements will be announced later." DOS Mar 12, 1911 5:4 s/o Thomas Tucker per D/C #905
TULL, Charles Wesley
d. 25 Mar 1957 C-45-03-06
"At the residence of Rt. 1, Box 45, Gervais, March 25, at the age of 67 years. Services will be held Friday, March 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of the W.T. Rigdon Co. Concluding services will be at Lee Mission Cemetery." OS Mar 29, 1957 30:2
TULLEY, W. J. Mr.
d. 26 Mar 1913 C-47-02-01
died at OSIA; nearest relative: Mrs. W.J. Tulley of Randle, WA; removed from asylum by Rigdon per Record of Interment #594
d. OLD 146-14
Name (spelling ??) from plot map - no other information listed
b. 28 Feb 1904
d. 19 Apr 1992 RA-22-12
"Albany--Elmer L. Turner, 88, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending with Rigdon-Ransom mortuary in Salem." SJ Apr 20, 1992 2B:6
TURNER, Fannie Kavanaugh
b. 27 Sep 1851
d. 11 Jul 1925 D-01-03-08
"Fannie Kavanaugh Turner, aged 73 years, survived by one son, M.K. Turner, two sisters, Ella Kavanaugh of Salem, Mrs. Nannie Stoltz of Denver, Colo., and two brothers, J.M. Kavan-augh of Salem. Funeral services will be held at the Free Methodist church, Rev. Clark officiating, on Monday afternoon at 2:30. Committal services in Lee Mission cemetery. The remains are in care of the Terwilliger funeral home." OS Jul 12, 1925 3:5
TURNER, Kaylee Chevelle
b. 03 Feb 2008
d. 03 Feb 2008 C-43-08-05
SALEM - Graveside service: 3 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2008 at Lee Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, Salem.
TUTHILL, Cornelius N.
b. 20 Mar 1842
d. 29 May 1927 C-39-01-06
"For 17 years a resident of Salem, Cornelius N. Tuthill, 84, died Sunday morning at the Old People's home. He was born in Brocklin, N.Y. Tuthill was a farmer. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from Rigdon's mortuary. Interment will be in the Lee Mission cemetery." CJ May 30, 1927, 5:1
b. 17 Dec 1914
d. 17 Dec 1914 OLD 117-11
stillborn; male; burial Dec 18, 1914; nearest relative: W.O. Tuttle per Record of Interment #658
TUTTLE, Schyler G.
d. 02 Dec 1921 C-40-01-01
"Tuttle--At his home, 991 N. Cottage, Friday, December 2, 1921, S.G. Tuttle, at the age of 47 years. Mr. Tuttle was a retired merchant and farmer, and had lived in Salem about three years. Besides his wife he leaves one son, Vincent, aged 5, one sister, Mrs. T.B. Shaw of Mills City, and two brothers, Frank and William, who live in Colorado.
The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock from the United Brethren church and interment will be made in the Lee Mission cemetery. The Rev. Geo. Chapman will have charge of the services. Arrangements are in the hands of Webb and Clough, Salem morticians, who have charge of the remains." CJ Dec 3, 1921 7:2
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