Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Charity Champion ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Charity Champion
MAIDEN NAME: Gilbert AKA 1: Cassety AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 30 Jul 1821 DIED: 13 Oct 1914 BURIED: 15 Oct 1914
BIRTH PLACE:  Palmyra, Portage Co., Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Barrick - funeral charged to Miss Field.
*additional info Margaret Folston. 
1850 OH CENSUS - Charity Cassidy [Cassety], age 28, b. Ohio, is enumerated with Franklin, age 29, occupation farmer, b. New York, along with Eliza E., age 6, b. Ohio, Samuel J., age 4, b. Ohio, and Hannah L., age 1, b. Ohio. 

1860 MI CENSUS - Charity Champion, age 38, b. Ohio, is enumerated with husband Thomas Champion, age 38, occupation mast. carpenter, b. Pennsylvania, along with Julius Champion, age 15, b. Ohio, James D., Champion, age 12, b. Ohio, Mary A., Champion, age 10, b. Ohio, Alice Champion, age 7, b. Ohio, Ellen L. Champion, age 3, b. Michigan, Eliza E. Cassety, age 17, occupation school teacher, b. Ohio, Samuel J. Cassety, age 15, b. Ohio, Hannah L. Cassety, age 12, b. Ohio, and Alice A., Cassety, age 6, b. Michigan. 

1910 OR CENSUS - Charity Champion, identified as mother-in-law, age 88, widow, mother of 8 children, 4 of whom are still living, b. Ohio, is enumerated in the home of Dexter Field, age 68, occupation gardener, b. Ohio, and his wife of 44 years, Eliza, age 66, mother of 11 children 8 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Ohio, along with Hattie Field, age 32, single, b. Oregon.
CHAMPION - At Chestnut farm, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dexter Field, Tuesday, October 13, 1914, at 10:45 p.m., Mrs. Charity Gilbert Cassety Champion, aged 93 years.
Mrs. Champion was born in Portage county, Ohio, July 30, 1921. She had been a resident of Oregon most of the time for the past thirty-five years and for the past five or six years had lived with her daughter at Chestnut farm.
She is survived by one brother in Michigan and a sister, also in the east; four children, twenty-five grandchildren and thirty-one great grandchildren. With her at the last were her four daughters: Mrs. Eliza E. Field, Salem; Mrs. W. F. Folston, Dufur, Or.; Mrs. A. J. Cobleigh, Butte Falls, Or., and Mrs. A. M. Rae, Carlton, Wash. Funeral services will be held Thursday.
Oregon Statesman 14 Oct 1914 5:5
Charity Champion 
1821 - 1914
J. Plant Register
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Marion County 1914) #2626
1850 OH CENSUS (Seneca Co., Reed, FA #15) 
1860 MI CENSUS (Muskegon Co., Casnovia, FA 267)
1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Chemawa Pct., pg 70 A) 
S&H pg 73 
OS 14 Oct 1914 5:5
Billy R. Folston (ggrandson)
LOT: 681 SPACE: 2 SE LONGITUDE: N 44° 55.186' LATITUDE: W 123° 02.925'