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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Marcella C. Grierson ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Marcella C. Grierson
MAIDEN NAME: Hensley AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 5 Mar 1855 DIED: 15 Mar 1921 BURIED: 18 Mar 1921
BIRTH PLACE:  Marion Co., Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Stayton, Marion Co., Oregon

IOOF - Mrs. M. C. Grierson, age 66, died at Stayton;
MARRIAGE - "David Grierson, over 21 & Marcella Hensly, over 18, m 23 Sept 1875 at house of Mrs. Hensly; Samuel Heininger, M. G. Wit: Wm. Millican & D. Durbin. Aff. Daniel Durbin #1820 pg 101.
1880 OR CENSUS - Marcella Grierson, age 25, b. Illinois, is enumerated with husband David Grierson, age 40, farmer, b. Scotland, along with daughter Florence, age 2, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with the family are Dunkin Ross, age 27, gardner, b. Scotland, and William Brown, age 17, hired laborer, b. Oregon; 

1895 CENSUS - M. Grierson, age 40, 5'5'', 150 lbs, b. Illinois, light, Salem [other Grearson's enumerated are David, age 61, farmer, b. Scotland, along with Florence, age 17, b. Oregon and May, age 14, b. Oregon;


OSBH DC (Marion County 1921) #408 - Marcella C. Grierson, female, widowed (David Grierson), housewife, b. 5 Mar 1855 in Marion Co., Illinois, d. 15 Mar 1921 in Stayton, Oregon at the age of 66 y's 10 d's, name of father Wm. H. Hensley, maiden name of mother MacElder (b. Illinois), interment 18 Mar IOOF< undertaker W. A. Weddle, informant F. C. Grierson.


Mother of Mrs Frank Dies at Home in Stayton
Salem – Mrs. M. C. Grierson, widow of the late Dave Grierson who for many years resided near Salem, died at her home in Stayton Wednesday afternoon and was buried in the Odd Fellows cemetery in Salem Sunday afternoon. She was well known by many of the pioneers of Salem. 
Mrs. Grierson was 66 years of age at the time of her death and a native of Marion county, Illionis. She settled in Salem with her husband in the early 80’s and lived here until about nine years ago when she moved to Stayton. Her husband died nearly 20 years ago and was buried in the Odd Fellows cemetery. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Florence Frank of Independence and Mrs. W. E. Lynch of Cambridge, Idaho, also one son living in Stayton. Dropsy is said to have been the immediate cause of her death. 
Independence Enterprise (Friday) 25 Mar 1921, 1:2


IOOF Register of Burials
OSBH DC (Marion County 1921) #408 Marion Co. Oregon
Marriage Records, 1874-79, Vol. III, pg 9 1880 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., N. Salem Pct., pg 58-D, FA #180)
1895 Marion Co. Oregon Census (WVGS, 1993, Vol II, pg 213)
IE 25 Mar 1921, 1:2


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