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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Mary Elizabeth Burtis ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Mary Elizabeth Burtis
LAST NAME: Burtis FIRST NAME: Mary MIDDLE NAME: Elizabeth NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Gifford AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: F MILITARY: 
BORN: Aug 1850 DIED: 23 Feb 1947 BURIED: 26 Feb 1947
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
OSBH DC (Marion, 1947) #1308
1900 KS CENSUS - Mary Burtis, age 39, mother of 5 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Aug 1860 in Pennsylvania, is enumerated with her husband of 19 years, Henry, age 38, occupation coalminer, b. Sep 1861 in Iowa, along with Warren, age 12, b. Aug 1887 in Missouri, and Flawrance [Florence], age 7, b. Oct 1892 in Missouri. 
1930 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Burtis, age 70, b. Pennsylvania, is enumerated with Henry W. Burtis, age 68, occupation night watchman, b. Iowa, along with grandson Hebert Amos, age 17, b. Colorado, and grandson Alfred Amos, age 16, b. Colorado.
DISCREPANCY - 1900 census indicates she was born in 1860, but marker gives year of birth as 1850, and her age given in the obituary is in kjeeping with 1850 as the year of her birth.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OBITUARY: 
Mrs. Mary E. Burtis, at the residence, 795 South 22 nd street, Sunday, February 23, at the age of 96 years.  Survived by a daughter, Mrs. Clara Denny of Dionne, Ky., a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ruth E. Burtis of Waldport, Ore., six grandchildren, Alfred Vance Amos, and Henry Warren Amos of Stayton, Charles Vincent Burtis of Waldport, Laronia Mary Burtis, and Herbert W. Burtis, both of San Francisco, and Helen Frances Lewis of Kentucky; and three great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at the Clough-Barrick chapel Wednesday, February 26, at 10:30 a.m., with the Elder G.T. Dickerson officiating.  Interment in the IOOF cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 26 Feb 1947 5:1
INSCRIPTION: 
Burtis 
Mary E. 
1850 - 1947
(shares marker with Henry W.)
SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
ODI
S&H pg 53
Saucy
1900 KS CENSUS (Crawford Co., Pittsburg, ED 85, sheet 15B)
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Shaw, ED 76, sheet 1B)
OS 26 Feb 1947 5:1
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