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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Mary Anna Needham ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Mary Anna Needham
MAIDEN NAME: Simmons AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 31 Jan 1874 DIED: 6 Feb 1950 BURIED: 9 Feb 1950
BIRTH PLACE:  Turner, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Brookings, Curry Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Edward Simmons & Catherine Weyrick md 25 Apr 1850, Randolph Co, Indiana

Parents are buried in Cloverdale Cemetery, Marion Co, Oregon

1880 OR CENSUS – Mary A. Simmons (6y, b Oregon) enumerated with mother Catherine (48y, b Indiana, widowed) and 6 siblings, all born in Oregon, Wesley S. (24y), Asa (19y), George (17y), Lucinda (16y), Tillman (12y) and Jerome (9y); also with the family was a servant Kee Sing (26y, b China, occupation laborer)

MARRIAGE - Wilbur Needham, over 21 & Anna Simmons, over 18, md 24 Jun 1896 at office of & by W. C. Hubbard, C. J. Aff: Isaac Neeham. Wit: B. D. Allen & S. L. Frazier.
1900 OR CENSUS – Anna Needham (b Jan 1874, Oregon, married 4y, mother of 2 children) enumerated with husband Wilber (b Sept 1874, Oregon, occupation barber) and 2 sons, Charlie (b Mar 1898, Oregon) and Harley (b Aug 1899, Oregon)

1910 OR CENSUS – Mary A. Needham (46y, b Oregon, married 12y, mother of 2 children) enumerated with husband George W. (46y, b Oregon, occupation barber), 2 sons, Charles (12y, b Oregon) and Harley (10y, b Oregon) and sister [of George] Bertha (22y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Anna Needham (45y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband George (45y, b Oregon, occupation barber) and 2 sons, Charles (21y, b Oregon, occupation artist) and Harley (20y, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS – Anna Needham (55y, b Oregon, married at age 22y) enumerated with husband George W. (55y, b Oregon, married at age 22y)

1940 OR CENSUS – Anna Needham (66y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband George (66y, b Oregon, occupation operator of gas station); family was living in same house in 1935


OSBH DC (Curry County 1950) #1335 - Anna Simons Needham, female, married (G. W. Needham), housewife, b. 31 Jan 1874 in Turner, Oregon, d. 6 Feb 1950 in Brookings, Oregon (Main St) at the age of 76 years, name of father Simons, informant G. W. Needham.


Mrs. Needham, Former Salem Resident, Dies. 
Mrs. Anna Simmons Needham, native of the Willamette valley who lived nearly 60 years in the Salem area, died Monday at her residence at Brookings. 
Mrs. Needham was born near Turner, the daughter of the pioneer Simmons family. She was married about 50 years ago in Salem to G. Wilbur Needham, native of Salem and brother of W. I. Needham, owner of Needham’s book store here. The couple resided in the Salem area most of their married life. They had lived at Brookings for about three years. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Clough-Barrick chapel with Dr. Seth Huntington officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF cemetery. Surviving are her widower in Brookings and four grandchildren in Portland. 
Oregon Statesman 7 Feb 1950 6:3 

Mrs. Anna Simmons Needham, at the residence at Brookings, February 6. Survived by her husband, G. Wilbur Needham, Brookings, and four grandchildren in Portland. Services will be held Thursday, February 9, at 1:30 p.m. at the Clough-Barrick chapel with interment in the IOOF cemetery. Dr. Seth R. Huntington will officiate. 
Statesman 7 Feb 1950 12:2.


Anna Simmons 
1874 - 1950 


S&H pg 79 
Saucy Survey & Photographs

OSBH DC (Curry County 1950) #1335

Indiana Marriage Records (

1880 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Turner, ED 86, FA#178)

Marion Co., Oregon Marriages, Vol. VIII, 1894-1897,pg 29

1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Yew Park, ED 144, sheet 12A)

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 224, sheet 19A-B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 345, sheet 15B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Curry Co, Floras Creek, ED 4, sheet 2B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Curry Co, Floras Creek, ED 8-4, sheet 3A)

OS 7 Feb 1950 6:3 
OS 7 Feb 1950 12:2

LOT: 697 SPACE: 2 SW LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.193' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.929'

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