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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Ruth Gertrude Peyree ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Ruth Gertrude Peyree
LAST NAME: Peyree FIRST NAME: Ruth MIDDLE NAME: Gertrude NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Shipman AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: F MILITARY: 
BORN: 20 May 1901 DIED: 19 Oct 1994 BURIED: Oct 1994
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BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 

OSBH DC (Marion County 1994) #94-21454
1920 OR CENSUS - Ruth Shipman, age 14, b. Oregon, is enumerated with father Edgar E., age 42, occupation grocery clerk, b. Canada, year of immigration 1897, and Isabel, age 39, b. Oregon, along with Mildred, age 17, and Mary, age 14, both born in Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Ruth G. Peyree, age 28, married at age 22, b. Oregon, is enumerated with her husband B. W., age 33, married at age 27, occupation lumbering contractor, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with them is M. I. Shipman, age 49, identified as mother [of Ruth], widow, b. Oregon.

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OBITUARY: 

Ruth G. Peyree

May 20, 1901-Oct. 19, 1994

Ruth G. Peyree, 93, of Salem died Wednesday.

She was born and attended schools in Salem. She moved to Portland where she worked for Lan and Co. and Montgomery Wards. She married Bert W. Peyree on Sept. 24, 1924, in Portland and they owned a century old farm at Pretum after returning to Salem in 1952.

She belonged to many clubs and organizations including the Marion County Historical Society, Salem Cancers Club and Knight Memorial Congregational Church. She also was involved in the Antique Powerland at Brooks and enjoyed going to movies.

Her husband died in 1971.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews including Kathleen Peerenboom of Salem, Geri Wahl of Beaverton and Velmla Norman of Corbett.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in the church. Vault interment will be in Salem Pioneer Cemetery. Visiting will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in Barrick mortuary.

Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund.

Statesman Journal 21 Oct 1991, pg 24

 

INSCRIPTION: 

Peyree
Ruth
1901 - 1994

(shares marker with Bert and baby Reginald)

SOURCES: 

LD

ODI

Saucy Survey & Photographs

1920 OR CENSUS (Washington Co., Tigard, ED 418, sheet 1A)

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Elkhorn, ED 28, sheet 1B)

SJ 21 Oct 1991, pg 24

 

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