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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Caroline Bushnell ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Caroline Bushnell
MAIDEN NAME: Croisan AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 Nov 1851 DIED: 21 Mar 1945 BURIED: 24 Mar 1945
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father John "Henry" Croisan
Maiden name of mother Mary Ann Hall
1860 OR CENSUS - C. Croizan, female, age 8, b. Oregon, is enumerated with H., male, age 43, occupation farmer, b. , and M., female, age 29, b. Illinois, along with M., female, age 12, b. Oregon, G.H, male, age 10, b. Oregon, E. M., female, age 5, b. Oregon, and M., female, age 1, b. Oregon. 
1880 CENSUS of Portland shows John P. Bushnell, age 32, b. MO (harness maker) and his wife, Carrie, age 28, b. OR and two Bushnell children, Ermine, age 5 (female) and George H., age 3, both b. OR.
Caroline Bushnell, age 23, of Harrisburg, was mentioned in Henry Croesynt/Crohoisen/Croisan's probate.
OSBH DC (Marion Co., 1945) #1899 -- Caroline Bushnell, widowed (John Bushnell), housewife, b. 20 Nov 1851, d. 21 March 1914, Salem, Oregon (Deaconess Cottage Home), age 94 y. 4 m. 1 d., name of father Henry Croisan (b. MO), mother Mary A. Hall (b. MO), interment 24 Mar 1945 at IOOF, undertaker L.E. Barrick, Salem, OR, informant Mrs. Nina Roingo of Woodburn, OR.

Bushnell Rites to be Saturday
WOODBURN- Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday for Caroline Bushnell, 93, well known resident of Salem who died at a Salem convalescent home Wednesday noon, March 21 after a long illness.  For 52 years her home had been at 267 South Winter street.
A daughter of pioneer parents, shw was born on the donation land claim of Henry and Mary Ann Croisan, who came as bride and groom over the Oregon trail, November 20, 1851.
She was united with the early Baptist church as a girl, and later was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist church in Salem.
After he marriage to John Bushnell she lived a number of years in Prineville, returning with her family to Salem after her husband's death in 1889.
A son, George Bushnell died in 1938.  Survivors are two daughters, Ermine Fawks of Rickreall, and Nina J. Ringo of Woodburn; two grandchildren, Jack Stillman of Illinois and Lou Jame Cornwell of Woodburn; a sister, Clara Farmer and a brother, E. M. Croisan, both of Salem.
Oregon Statesman 23 Mar 1945 7:5

  Mrs. Caroline Bushnell, late resident of 267 South Winter st., Wednesday March 21, at a local hospital, aged 93 years.  Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ermine Fawk of Rickreall, sister Mrs. Ray Farmer of Salem; brother, Ed. M. Croisan of Salem. Survived also by two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, March 24, at 3 p.m. from Clough-Barrick chapel, Rev. F. C. Stannard officiating. Interment in IOOF cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 23 March 1945 51

Marion Co., Oregon Probate File #548 (Henry Croesynt/Crohoisen/Croisan)
1860 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Santiam, FA #3403) 
1880 CENSUS of Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, pg. 284-A
OS 23 March 1945 7:5

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