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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Cecelia Mary Olmsted ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Cecelia "Celia" Mary Olmsted
MAIDEN NAME: Petit AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Sep 1873 DIED: 4 Aug 1953 BURIED: 7 Aug 1953
BIRTH PLACE:  Doylestown, Wayne Co., Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
OSBH DC (Marion County 1953) #9039 - Cecelia Olmsted, d. 4 Aug 1953 in Marion Co., spouse - Jasper; resided at 1155 Colonial Ave., Salem. Father's name Francis P. Petit, informant Louisa Olmsted.
1880 OH CENSUS - Cecillia Petit, age 6, b. Ohio, is enumerated with Francis, age 38, occupation coal miner, b. Ohio, and Frances, age 35, b. Ohio, along with Frank, age 10, b. Ohio, August, age 9, b. Ohio, John, age 7, b. Ohio, Ellen, age 5, b. Ohio, Joseph, age 3, b. Ohio, and Earl, age 1, b. Ohio.
1900 OR CENSUS - Mary Olmsted, age 26, b. Sep 1872 in Ohio, is enumerated with her husband of 8 years, Jasper R., age 33, occupation farmer, b. May 1867 in Illinois.  They have no children.
1910 OR CENSUS - Cecelia M. Olmsted, age 36, b. Ohio, is enuemerated with her husband of 17 years, Jasper R., age 42, occupation carpenter, b. Illinois, along with son (by adoption), Louie H., age 2, b. Oregon.
1920 OR CENSUS - Mary C. Olmstead [Olmsted], age 46, b. Ohio, is enumerated with husband Jasper R., age 52, occupation carpenter, b. Illinois, along with Louis H., age 11, b. Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Mary C. Olmsted, age 56. married at age 18, b. Ohio, is enumerated with husband Jasper R., age 56, married at age 24, occupation carpenter, b. Illinois.
DISCREPANCY - name in various records is recorded as Cecelia, Mary, Celia.
DISCREPANCY - her birth years is given as 1873 in DC and on marker, as 1872 in the 1900 census record.

The picture of Jasper Reuben "Reuben" and Mary Cecelia "Celia", taken at the time of their 50th wedding anniversary on April 26, 1942, is courtesy of Sharon E. Waters.
Mrs. Celia Olmstead, at the residence 1135 Colonial Dr., Aug. 4. Survived by husband, Reuben Olmstead, Salem, son, Louis Olmstead, Salem, two brothers, Earl Petit, Oregon City, Otto Petit, Port Angeles, Wash.; four grandchildren, Mrs. Marguerite Marsh, McMinnville, Mrs. Mary Worden, Salem, Lawrence Olmstead, Camp Pendleton, Calif., Leonard Olmstead, Salem; also one great grandchild. Services will be held Friday Aug. 7 at 1:30 p.m. in the Clough-Barrick Chapel. Interment will be at the Pioneer (IOOF) Cemetery. Dale Marsh officiating. 
Capital Journal 5 August 1953 19:4 

Funeral services for Mrs. Cecelia Olmstead, Salem and Donald area resident for over 50 years, who died Monday morning after a short illness, will be held at the Clough-Barrick chapel Friday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock. Interment will be in the Pioneer (IOOF) cemetery. 
Mrs. Olmsted who had not been well for the past year, died at her home at 1155 Colonial avenue. Over 50 years ago Mrs. Olmsted and her husband, Louis [sic- Reuben] Olmsted, who survives her, came to Salem to make their home. After residing here for a number of years they moved to the Donald area and then returned to Salem a year ago after making their home near Donald for 23 or 24 years. She spent her girlhood in Akron, Ohio. Survivors besides her husband include two brothers, Earl Petit of Oregon City and Otto Petit of Port Angeles, Washington; four grandchildren, Mrs. Mary Worden and Leonard Olmsted, both of Salem, Mrs. Marguerite Marsh of McMinnville and Lawrence Olmsted of Camp Pendleton, Calififornia; and one great grandchild.
Capital Journal 6 August 1953 15:2
1873 - 1953 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1953) #9039 
1880 OH CENSUS (Wayne Co., Chippewa, ED 227, pg 76C)
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Douglas, ED 170, sheet 4A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Yamhill Co., Elgin, ED 291, sheet 3A)
1920 OR CENSUS (Clatsop Co., Astoria, ED 67, sheet 4B)
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Donald, ED 14, sheet 4A)
CJ 5 August 1953 19:4 
CJ 6 August 1953 15:2
LOT: 927 SPACE: 1 NE LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.218' LATITUDE: W 123° 03.007'

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