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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Minnie E. Fitzhugh ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Minnie E. Fitzhugh
MAIDEN NAME: Carter AKA 1: Hanger AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Feb 1872 DIED: 2 Jan 1926 BURIED: 5 Jan 1926
DEATH PLACE: Eugene, Lane Co., Oregon

Name of father Levi Carter
Maiden name of mother Ruth Watts
1st MARRIAGE - to T. M. Hanger, 1 Jan 1889, Columbia Co., Washington
1900 WA CENSUS - Minnie Hanger, age 29, divorced, mother of 1, b. Fen 1871 in Iowa, is enumerated with son Willie C., age 9, b. Jun 1890 in Washington, is enumerated in the home of her mother, Ruth Carter, age 53, widowed, mother of 5 children - 1 of whom is living at the time of the census, b. Aug 1846 in Indiana. 
2nd MARRIAGE - to John R. Fitzhugh, 24 Sep 1902, Columbia Co., Washington 
1920 OR CENSUS - John R. Fitzhugh, age 55, b. Missouri, is enumerated with wife Minnie C., age 48, b. Iowa, along with Vera R., age 16, b. Washington, and Veta J., age 15, b. Washington.
DISCREPANCY - DC gives year of birth as 1872; 1900 census gives year of birth as 1871

OSBH DC (Lane County 1926) #3 - Minnie Carter Fitzhugh, female, married (John R.), housewife, b. 26 Feb 1872 in Iowa, d. 2 Jan 1926 in Eugene, Oregon (1325 West 5th St.) at the age of 54 y's 10 m's 7 d's, usual residence Independence, Oregon, name of father Levi Carter (b. Va.), maiden name of mother Ruth Watts (b. Indiana), interment 4 Jan, undertaker A. L. Keeney, informant John R. Fitzhugh of Independence, Oregon.
At the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. R. White, 1325 West Fifth street, Eugene, Saturday Jan. 2, Minnie Carter Fitzhugh, wife of John R. Fitzhugh, and the mother of Vera J. Fitzhugh of Independence, and Mrs. L. R. White of Eugene. Funeral services today, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1925, at the Baptist church, Independence. Rev. Thomas Acheson, pastor of the Jason Lee M. E. church of Salem, and Rev. Sylvester Cross, pastor of the Independence Baptist church, officiating. Committal services at IOOF cemetery at 3 p.m. Arrangements in charge of A. L. Keeney, funeral director of Independence. 
Oregon Statesman 5 Jan 1926 5:4.

Mrs. Minnie Carter Fitzhugh, wife of John R. Fitzhugh, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs L. R. White, at Eugene, January 2. 
Funeral services were held at the Baptist church January 5 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Thomas Atchison, pastor of Jason Lee church, Salem, officiating, assisted by Rev S. L. Cross, and in charge of Funeral Director Keeney. Interment was made in the Odd Fellows cemetery, Salem. 
Mrs. Fitzhugh was a member of the Jason Lee church, the Monmouth grange and the Women’s Relief Corps at some point in California. 
She was born in Iowa February 26, 1871 and was married to Mr. Fitzhugh in Iowa. They came to Salem seven years ago, and two years ago went to the Airlie country where Mr. Fitzhugh purchased a large ranch. Last fall they came to Independence and had since resided just northwest of town. 
Beside her husband, Mrs. Fitzhugh is survived by two daughters: Mrs. White of Eugene and Miss Vesta J. Fitzhugh.
Independence Enterprise, Friday, 8 Jan 1926, 4:4
OSBH DC (Lane County 1926) #3 
Washington State Digital Archives, Columbia Co. Marriages, 1891-1910
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem, ED 349, pg 2B) 
OS 5 Jan 1926 5:4
IE 8 Jan 1926 4:4

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