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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Frances A. Reid ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Frances A. Reid
MAIDEN NAME: Sowers AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 Jan 1842 DIED: 28 Jul 1924 BURIED: 31 Jul 1924
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Sowers
Maiden name of mother Sarah Hahn
MARRIAGE - Francis A. Sowers md Robert Reed, Jr., 7 May 1862 in Will Co., Illinois.
1800 OR CENSUS - Frances A. Reid, age 40, b. Ohio, is enumerated with husband Robert, age 47, occupation farmer, b. Ohio, along with Arthur N., age 19, b. Ohio, Enda L., age 17, b. Ohio, Jackson C., age 15, b. Iowa, Robert A., age 12, b. Iowa, George S., age 9, b. Iowa, Anna S., age 7, b. Oregon, Ralph R., age 3, b. Oregon, and C. Roy, age 4 months, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with the family is Charley, identified as servant, age 40, occupation cook, b. China.
DISCREPANCY - Year of birth given as 1841 on DC, but shown as 1842 on marker.
DISCREPANCY - Ohio given as place of birth on census records, Illinois as place of birth on DC.
OSBH DC (Marion County 1924) #537 - Frances A. Reid, female, widowed (Robert Reid), b. 1 Jan 1841 in Plainville, Illinois, d. 28 July 1924 in Salem, Oregon (251 S. 17th St.) at the age of 83 y's 6 m's 28 d's, name of father Sowers, maiden name of mother Sarah Hahn, interment 31 Jul IOOF, undertaker Rigdon & Son, informant not listed.
At the residence, 254 South 17th street, Monday, July 28, Mrs. Frances A. Reid, age 82 years; mother of Arthur M. Reid of Salem, Robert A., Geo. S. and Ralph R. Reid, all of Portland; Charles R. Reid of Shawnigan Falls, Quebec, Can., and Mrs. Frances Purvine of Salem; sister of Mrs. Mary L. Dingo of Bedford, Iowa. Mrs. Reid was a member of Westminster Presbyterian church of Portland. 
Announcement of funeral later from the Rigdon mortuary. 
Oregon Statesman 29 Jul 1924 5:3
Reid Family
Frances E.
1842 - 1924 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1924) #537 
S&H pg 81 
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, #30/#30)
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license #0001267
OS 29 July 1924 5:3
LOT: 589 SPACE: 3 NW LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.176' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.896'

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