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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Sylvia May Ferrell ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Sylvia May Ferrell
MAIDEN NAME: Simpson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: Mar 1873 DIED: 10 Feb 1923 BURIED: 12 Feb 1923
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
1880 OR CENSUS - Sylvia Simpson, age 8, b. Oregon, is identified as the granddaughter in the household of David Simpson, age 51, occupation farmer, b. Missouri, and his wife Julia A., age 51, b. Alabama, and son Andrew J., age 18, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE - "Frank Ferrell, over 21 & Silvia M. Simpson, over 18, m 10 Mar 1895 at house of David Simpson by P. S. Knight, M. G. Congregational Aff: Wm. Buck. Wit: Minnie Ferrell & Julia A. Simpson. #4818 pg 99".
1900 OR CENSUS - Sylvia M. Ferrell, age 27, b. Mar 1873 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 5 years Frank B., age 32, occupation shop guard at prison, b. June 1867 in Oregon, they have no children - they are enumerated next door to her widowed grandfather, David Simpson.
PROBATE - "Guardianship of 20 year old minor son of W. H. & Rebecca Simpson. Gdn: Sylvia Ferrell, sister, of Salem, 06 1903. C. H. Simpson, gdn appointed in 1889, died o/a 01 May 1899. Living with grandfather, David Simpson, Sr., of Salem in 1903. Sylvia Ferrell & Lester David Simpson, grandfather, are nearest relative and next of kin".
OSBH DC (Marion County 1923) #106 - Sylvia May Ferrell, female, married (Frank Ferrell), b. 9 Mar 1873 in Salem, Oregon, d. 10 Feb 1923 in Salem, Oregon (707 S. 25th St) at the age of 49 y's 11 m's 1 day, name of father Hays Simpson (b. Oregon), interment 12 Feb IOOF, undertaker Webb & Clough, informant not listed.

Sylvia May Farrell died at her home at 707 South 25th street, Feb. 10 at the age of 49 years. Is survived by her husband, Frank Farrell, one brother, David R. Simpson, one niece Mabel Simpson, and two uncles, Bennett Simpson and J. B. Simpson, all of Salem. Funeral services will be held from the Baptist church Feb. 12, at 2:30 p.m., with Rev. Milliken officiating. Interment in I.O.O.F. cemetery. Arrangements in charge of Webb & Clough. 
Oregon Statesman 12 February 1923 6:3 
[note - her husband Frank Ferrel; did NOT survive her - he actually died in 1902 - he was a prison guard who was murdered during a prison escape]

Funeral services for Sylvia May Farrell were held in the First Baptist church, February 12, 1923 at 2:30 p.m. Mrs. Farrell, who was 49 years old, is a widow and is survived by one brother David . Simpson, one niece Mable Simpson, and two uncles, Barnet Simpson and J. B. Simpson, all of Salem. The services, in charge of Webb & Clough, were conducted by Rev. Milliken, Interment was in the IOOF cemetery. 
Oregon Statesman 13 February 1923 6:3
OSBH DC (Marion County 1923) #106 
Marion Co. Oregon Marriage Records, 1894-97, Vol VIII, pg 8 
1880  OR CENSUS (Marion Co., East Salem Pct., FA #329) 
1900  OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem ED 132, sheet 1B) 
Marion Co., OR Probate File #2210 
OS 12 February 1923 5:3 
OS 13 February 1923 6:3

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