OWENS – At the Salem Hospital, Saturday, July 5, 1902, Mrs. E. H. Owens, aged 68 years, of South Salem.
The deceased was a native of Portland, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Usaforge, and her father was a captain in Napoleon’s army. Being captured, he was exiled from France, and came to the United States. The family settled in Salem in 1852, where Mrs. Owens had held a continuous residence. Two sisters and a brother and one daughter survive her. They are: Mrs. W. D. Carter, of Milwaukee; Mrs. V. Downs, of Salem; Charles Usaforage, of Tacoma, and Mrs. Stella Heidelbeck, of Salem.
Funeral services were conducted at Leslie church at 1 o’clock this afternoon, by Rev. R. C. Blackwell, and burial was had in I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Daily Capital Journal, 7 Jul 1902, pg 5
Mrs. Owens of Salem
SALEM - July 6  - Mrs. E. H. Owens, died at her home in South Salem yesterday, aged 68 years. Deceased, whose maiden name was Usafovage, was born in Poland and came to America when a young girl. She came to Oregon in 1852 and was later married to Hugh Owens, who died about 22 years ago. She left one daughter, Mrs. Stella Heidelbeck, of this city. She was a sister of Mrs. W. D. Carter, of Milwaukie, Or., Mrs. Verona Downs, of Salem, and Charles Usafovage, of Tacoma. The funeral will be conducted from the Leslie M. E. church, by Rev. R. C. Blackwell.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon), 7 Jul 1902, pg 3