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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Sophia W. Elgin ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Sophia W. Elgin
LAST NAME: Elgin FIRST NAME: Sophia MIDDLE NAME: W. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Miss GENDER: F MILITARY: 
BORN: 21 May 1878 DIED: 27 Jul 1895 BURIED: 29 Jul 1895
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Yaquina, Lincoln Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
IOOF - Sophia Elgin, age 17 years, born in Oregon, died in Yaquina, Oregon of stomach trouble, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James Elgin.
1880 OR CENSUS - Sophia Elgin, age 5, b. Oregon, is enumerated with J. H., age 49, farmer, b. Tennessee, and Josephine, age 39, b. Tennessee, along with F. V., age 20, Wallulu A., age 18, C. F., age 14, E. J., age 12, Millie, age 11, Geo. M., age 9, and E. E., age 7, all born in Oregon.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OBITUARY: 
At the home of H. E. Chipman, at Yaquina City, Saturday, July 27, 1895, 7 p.m., Sophie Elgin, aged 17 years.
Deceased was a daughter of James H. and Josephine Elgin, old residents of the southern portion of this county, and sister of Mrs. W. A. Moores of Yew Park.
Her illness was of three weeks duration, being inflammation of the stomach, and by her demise another family deeply mourns the loss of one of its fairest members. She was of very sweet disposition and gifted accomplishments, which made her a favorite with a large number of friends and acquaintances.
The remains will be brought to Salem tomorrow on the 2:20 train and interment will be in Rural cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 28 July 1895 5:6
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Sophia W. Elgin
May 21, 1878
July 27, 1895
SOURCES: 
LR
LD
IOOF Register of Burials
DAR pg 37
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., S. Salem, pg 18D)
OS 28 July 1895 5:6
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LOT: 436 SPACE: 3 SW LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.159' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.840'
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