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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Eveline Donaldson ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Eveline Donaldson
MAIDEN NAME: Allen AKA 1: Smith AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 9 Jul 1833 DIED: 14 Oct 1904 BURIED: 17 Oct 1904
BIRTH PLACE:  Jackson Co., Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
IOOF - Mrs. Elvina Donaldson, age 63, died in Salem of paralysis.
OSBH DC (Marion County 1904) #1388 - Eveline Donaldson, female, married, housewife, b. 1833 in Missouri, d. 15 Oct 1904 in Salem, Oregon at the age of 71 years, name of father Sam Allen (b. East Tenn), maiden name of mother Sarah Benson (b. West Tenn).
Funeral ordered by W. W. Smith.
1870 OR CENSUS - Everline [sic] Smith, age 38, b. Missouri, is enumerated with D. H. Smith, age 42, a farmer b. in Tennessee, and sons Dane W., age 18, Huyle S. age 14, and Edward B., age 12, all born in Oregon [note: living next door is the Buxton family, with whom Evaline is enumerated in 1880].
1880 OR CENSUS - Evaline Smith, age 46, divorced, is enumerated with her son Hugh R. Smith, age 24, a farmer born in Oregon, in the household of William and Sarah Buxton.
MARRIAGE - "J. Donaldson, over 21 & Evaline Smith, over 18, m 16 Dec 1891 at house of S. A. Trimble by T. H. Small, M. G. Aff: F. W. Waters. Wit: S. A. Trimble & Charley Bishop. #4153 pg 34". 
SMITH - At the family home at 331 Cottage street, this city at 10:30 o'clock p.m., October 14, 1904, of Bright's disease of the kidneys, Mrs. Evaline Donaldson. 
Thus passes away another of the pioneers of the earlier decade of Oregon's settlements she having come into Oregon in the fall of 1847. A native of Jackson county, Missouri, where she was born on July 9, 1833, she came to this state and was married to D. H. Smith in this county, on November 13, 1851. She was again married to John Donaldson on December 12, 1891, who still survives her. 
She came here with her father and mother, Samuel and Sarah Allen, and they settled on the Abiqua, near Silverton. When she and Mr. Smith were married they took up a donation land claim on Howell Prairie on the road leading from this city to Silverton, and there she resided until about twenty-five years ago, when she became a resident of the Capital City. There survive her of her brothers and sisters Thos. B. Allen and Angeline Sweeney of Walla Walla; Miss M. L. Allen of Salem, and Mrs. Linna Settlemeier of Butte, Montana, and of her children, three sons, D. W. Smith, H. R. Smith and E. B. Smith, the two former being residents of Howell Prairie and the latter of Fossil, Wheeler county. The funeral will take place from the house at 1:30 p.m., on Monday. 
Oregon Statesman 16 October 1904 4:3
Eveline Donaldson 
Pioneer of 1847 
Oct. 14, 1904 
71 years, 3 months, 5 days 
Mother of D. W., H. R. & E. B. Smith
IOOF Register of Burials 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1904) #1388 
Rigdon Bk 3 #18 DAR pg 40 S&H pg 25 
1870 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Howel Prairie Pct., FA #1287 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Howell Prairie Pct., FA #69) Marion Co.,
 Oregon Marriage Records 1891-94, Vol. VII, pg 3 
OS 16 October 1904 4:3

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