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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ William Wallace Bales ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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William Wallace Bales
LAST NAME: Bales FIRST NAME: William MIDDLE NAME: Wallace NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1: Bailes AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: M MILITARY: Civil War - Union
BORN: 24 Oct 1843 DIED: 16 Apr 1926 BURIED: 20 Apr 1926
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Soldier
BIRTH PLACE:  Indiana
DEATH PLACE: West Salem, Polk Co., Oregon
NOTES: 

1920 CENSUS - William W. Bales, age 75, b. Indiana, is enumerated with wife Rebecca, age 65, b. Iowa, in the home of David and Margaret Cade
NLL - No Lot Listed pages show: Bailes, Wm. W. d. Mar. 1926, 1 NE

DEATH CERTIFICATE: 

OSBH (Polk County 1926) #51 - William Wallace Bales, male, married (Rebecca Jane Bales), retired soldier, b. 24 Oct 1843 in Indiana, d. 16 Apr 1926 in West Salem, Oregon (1117 5th) at the age of 82 years, 5 months, 22 days, interment IOOF 20 Apr, undertaker W. T. Rigdon & Son, informant Rebecca J. Bales.

OBITUARY: 

At West Salem, April 16, William Wallace Bales, a veteran of the Civil war, aged 82 years, father of Nora Bales of Salem, William J. Bales of Minnesota, Elmer W. Bales of Long Beach, Wash., and Mrs. Josephine Shutt of Medford, step-father of Frank A. Fredrickson of Iowa, James W. Fredrickson of Salem, and Edwin J. Fredrickson of Idaho, brother of Commodore Bales of Nampa, California, John Bales of Point Richmond, California, and Mrs. Sarah M. Huff of California. Also survived by several grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 20 at 10 a. m., from the Rigdon mortuary, under the auspices of Sedgwick post of the Grand Army of the Republic. Interment will be in IOOF cemetery.

Oregon Statesman 20 Apr 1926 5:4.

INSCRIPTION: 

William W. Bales 
Co. A,
27th Ind. Inf. 
GAR flag marker and flag pipe

SOURCES: 

LR 
LD
OSBH (Polk County 1926) #51  
Saucy Survey & Photographs
S&H pg 1
1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., West Salem, ED 366, sheet 5-B) 
OS 20 Apr 1926 5:4.
NLL

CONTACTS: 
LOT: 914 SPACE: 4 SE LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.235' LATITUDE: W 123° 03.000'
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