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Gracia Ohmart
MAIDEN NAME: Lee AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 18 Feb 1885 DIED: 10 Mar 1935 BURIED: 12 Mar 1935
BIRTH PLACE:  Goldendale, Klickitat Co., Washington
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – William L. Lee and Martha Jane Walden md 3 May 1882, Umatilla Co, Oregon

1900 OR CENSUS – Grace Lee (b Feb 1884, Washington) enumerated with mother Martha J. (b Dec 1855, Oregon, occupation teaching school, widowed, mother of 4 children, 3 living at time of census) and 2 siblings, Daniel B. (b Dec 1889, Washington) and Lottie F. (b Dec 1889, Washington)

MARRIAGE – Roy V. Ohmart leaves today for Weston, Oregon, where he will be married Sunday to Miss Gracia Lee. [Capital Journal, Thursday, October 18, 1906, 8:5]

1910 OR CENSUS – Gracia L. Ohmart (25y, b Washington, married 3y, mother of 1 child, occupation clerk) enumerated with husband Roy V. (32y, b Oregon, occupation storekeeper) and daughter Velleda (23y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Gracia L. Ohmart (34y, b Washington) enumerated with husband Roy V. (41y, b Oregon, occupation farmer) and 2 children, Velleda W. (12y, b Oregon) and Lee V. (5y, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS – Gracia L. Ohmart (45y, b Washington, married at age 20y) enumerated with husband Roy V. (51y, b Oregon, married at 28y, occupation bookkeeper) and 2 children, Velleda W. (22y, b Oregon, occupation bookkeeper) and Lee V. (16y, b Oregon)

See Also: THE BROWN FAMILY HISTORY II, rev. by Judith Young and Celista Platz. Pub. Newton, KS, Mennonite Press, 1992.


OSBH DC (Marion County 1935) #199 - Gracia Lee Ohmart, female, married (Roy V. Ohmart), housewife, b. 18 Feb 1885 in Goldendale, Washington, d. 10 Mar 1935 in Salem, Oregon (285 S. 16th, at the age of 50 y's 22 d's, name of father William Lee (b. Indiana), maiden name of mother Martha Walden (b. Oregon), interment 12 Mar IOOF, undertaker Rigdon, informant Roy Ohmart of Salem.


OHMART -- At the residence, 285 South 16th street, March 10, Gracia Lee Ohmart, wife of Roy V. Ohmart; mother of Valleda W. and Lee Virgil Ohmart, both of Salem; sister of Benjamin W. Lee of Pendleton. Member of the First M. E. church. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 12, at 1:30 p.m., from the chapel of W. T. Rigdon company. Interment I. O. O. F. cemetery. 
Oregon Statesman, 12 Mar 1935, 5:1.

Death brought release to Mrs. Roy V. Ohmart, 285 South 16th street Sunday afternoon following a prolonged illness. The funeral is announced for this afternoon at 1:30 o’clock from the W. T. Rigdon Co. chapel. Rev. J. E. Milligan, pastor of the First Methodist church, will officiate, assisted by Dr. E. S. Hammond. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. 
Mrs. Ohmart’s maiden name was Gracia Lee, and she was born in Goldendale, Wash., Feb. 19, 1885. Her father, William Lucas Lee, a veterinary surgeon, was born in Indiana, and his father, Daniel Lee, a native of Virginia, was a relative of Robert E. Lee. 
Mrs. Ohmart’s mother’s name was Martha Walden, who was born at Macleay in Waldo hills Sept. 15, 1855. The latter’s father, Benjamin Walden, and mother, crossed the plains in 1845. The Dr. Lee family moved from Goldendale to Roseburg and the father died there. 
Mrs. Ohmart attended Umpqua academy and Drain normal school and taught school for several years prior to her marriage which occurred Oct. 21, 1906. To the union were born two children, Velleda Ohmart, who is bookkeeper at The Oregon Statesman office, and Lee Ohmart, employed in the tax collection department at the court house. Members of the family, who had cared for her during her long illness were at her bedside when she passed away. A brother, Benjamin W. Lee, of Pendleton, Ore., also survives. 
For over thirty years Mrs. Ohmart had been a faithful member of the First Methodist church of this city, and until illness prevented, active in its organizations. 
Oregon Statesman 12 March 1935 5:4


Gracia Lee Ohmart
1885 - 1935 

(shares marker with Roy Virgil Ohmart)


OSBH DC (Marion County 1935) #199 

Western States Marriage Index

1900 OR CENSUS (Douglas Co, Deer Creek, ED 61, sheet 7A)

CJ 18 Oct 1906, 8:5

1910 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Liberty, ED 214, sheet 8A)

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Liberty, ED 334, sheet 7B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Salem, ED 59, sheet 2A)

OS 12 Mar 1935, 5:1 
OS 12 March 1935 5:4


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