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English Cemetery ~ Adeline Tom ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Tom, Adeline
MAIDEN NAME: Berry AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 June 1862 DIED: 9 July 1939 BURIED: 11 July 1939 ~ English Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Airlie, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Corvallis, Benton Co., Oregon
Name of father Joseph Berry
Maiden name of mother Lucinda Osborn
1900 OR CENSUS - Adaline Tom (b June 1861, OR; md 16y, mother of 4 ch, 3 living); listed with husband Washington Tom (b Oct 1854, AR) and 3 daughters, Jennie B. (b Jan 1888, OR), Edna C. (b Sept 1889, OR) and Ruby P. (b Mar 1891, OR)
OSBH DC (Benton County 1939) #92 - Adeline Tom, female, housewife, married (Washington Tom), b. 1 Jun 1862 in Airlie, Oregon, d. 9 Jul 1939 in Corvallis, Oregon (Corvallis Hospital) at the age of 77 yrs 1 mo 8 days, name of father Joseph Berry (b. Pennsylvania), maiden name of mother Lucinda Osborn; bur Airlie; informant Mrs. Norman Weddle of Portland
Ill from a heart difficulty and complications for a number of weeks, Mrs Adeline Tom, wife of Washington (Dick) Tom passed away at 5:30 Sunday morning in a Corvallis hospital where she was brought recently from the country home north of town. 
Mrs. Tom was born in Polk county near Airlie, June 1, 1862, and was aged 77 years. She married Mr. Tom June 11, 1884, in Albany, and the couple resided near Airlie until moving to Corvallis in 1904. Her parents were Joseph and Lucinda Osborn Berry, early pioneers of Polk county. 
In 1931 Mr. and Mrs. Tom moved to the farm home in the Suver community where they had spent the past eight years following Mr. Tom’s retirement from the Corvallis police staff. 
Mrs. Tom is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. J.H. Miller of Lebanon; ten grandchildren including Mrs. Norma Weddell of Portland, who had long made her home with the Toms; one sister, Mrs. Mary Gross, and a brother, Edward Berry of Airlie, and five great-grandchildren. The remains are at the Hollingsworth funeral home and the service will be held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon in the Mayflower chapel, with Rev C.W. Reynolds of the First Christian church officiating. Interment will be in the cemetery at Airlie. 
Corvallis Gazette Times, Tuesday, 11 Jul 1939, 6:2
[shares marker with Washington Tom]
OSBH DC (Benton County 1939) #92
1900 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Alsea pct, ED 5, page 224)
CGT 11 Jul 1939 6:2
ROW: 30-6  

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