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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Lora Groves ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Lora Groves
MAIDEN NAME: McGee AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 Oct 1893 DIED: 24 Oct 1969 BURIED: 28 Oct 1969
BIRTH PLACE:  Champoeg, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

AFB #819 - Lora McGee Groves - b. Cha. Oregon 10-1-1893, d. Salem 10-24-69. Nest of Kin Opal Brauner at 1010 No. 7th Klamath Falls, Interment 10-28-69 Lot # 422, Barricks, other relatives, Mabel Reese and Florence Wood. 
1900 OR CENSUS -  Laura McGee, age 6, b. Oct 1893 in Oregon, is enumerated with mother Ruby McGee, age 46, widow, mother of 7 children 6 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Nov 1853 in Indiana, along with siblings Frederick, age 16, b. Jun 1883 in Oregon, Maud, age 15, b. Sep 1884 in Oregon, Richard, age 12, b. Aug 1887 in Oregon, Dora, age 11, b. Aug 1898 in Oregon, and Ruby, age 8, b. Oct 1891 in Oregon.

1910 OR CENSUS – Lura Magee [sic; McGee] (17y, b Oregon) enumerated with mother Ruby T. (55y, b Indiana, widowed, mother of 6 children, occupation farmer), 3 siblings, all born in Oregon, Dick (23y), Ruby (19y) and Dora Gesner (22y, married 4y, mother of 1 child), Dora’s husband Liss [Ulysses] Gesner (30y, b Oregon, occupation farm laborer) and their daughter Florence Gesner (3y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Laura McGee (26y, b Oregon, occupation stenographer) enumerated with mother Ruby P. (67y, b Indiana, widowed) and niece Opal Gesner (9y, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS – Lora McGee (36y, b Oregon, occupation stenographer) enumerated with niece Opal L. Gesner (19y, b Oregon)

MARRIAGE – John M. Groves & Lora McGee md 17 Oct 1934, Marion co, Oregon

1940 OR CENSUS – Lora M. Groves (40y, b Oregon, widowed, occupation stenographer)


OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #15348 Lora McGee Groves, female, stenographer, widowed, spouse John M. Groves; b 1 Oct 1893, Oregon; father Richard David McGee; mother Ruby Carter; d 24 Oct 1969, 163 13th St SE, Salem, age 76y; bur Salem Pioneer; informant Mrs Opal Brauner, niece


Lora M. Groves--Late resident of 163 13th SE, Salem, Oct. 24, in a local nursing home. Survived by nieces, Mable F. Reese, Salem, Mrs. Opal G. Brauner, Klamath Falls, Ore. Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in Barrick Mortuary. 205 Church St. SE. Interment will be in Pioneer Cemetery.
Source - Newspaper clipping attached to Authorization for Burial

Services will be 2 pm Tuesday at Barrick mortuary for Lora McGee Groves, 76, 163 13th St SE, who died Friday at a Salem nursing home. A native Oregonian, she was born at Champoeg. She was a 50-year member of Salem Rebekah Lodge. She was employed at the Bureau of Labor until retiring in 1959. Survivors include nieces Mabel Reese, Salem, Opal Brauner, Klamath Falls, and Florence Wood, Great Falls, Mont.

Oregon Statesman, Sunday, October 26, 1969, 25:2


Lora McGee Groves
1893 - 1969


AFB #819

OSBH DC (1969 Marion co) #15348
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., E. Salem, ED 127, sheet 9A)

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion co, East Salem, ED 207, sheet 4A)

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Salem, ED 473, sheet 6B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Salem, ED 55, sheet 1A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1940 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Salem, ED 24-57B, sheet 8A)

OS 26 Oct 1969, 25:2

LOT: 422 SPACE: 4 NE N½ LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.165' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.836'

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