English Cemetery ~ Margaret A. Sams ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Sams, Margaret A.
LAST: Sams FIRST: Margaret MID: A.
BORN: 14 June 1935 DIED: 16 June 1963 BURIED: 21 June 1963 (English Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Remer, Cass Co., Minnesota
DEATH PLACE: Fairbanks, Fairbanks Co., Alaska
1940 MN CENSUS -Margaret A. Raines, age 4, b. Minnesota, is enumerated with Frank M., age 53, b. Minnesota, and Bessie Mae, age 39, b. Nebraska, along with Alice M., age 17, b. Minnesota, Francis, age 15, b. Minnesota, Richard, age 14, b. Minnesota, Rosemary, age 13, b. Minnesota, Gerald R., age 9, b. Minnesota, and David G., age 7, b. Minnesota.  Also enumerated with the family is Gene Murphy, identified as step-son [of Frank], age 19, b. Minnesota.
Margaret Sams, 28, of Fairbanks, Alaska, died June 16. She was born at Remer, Minnesota, and had lived in Independence for many years, moving to Alaska about 10 years ago. 
Funeral services will be held from the Smith-Parmenter Mortuary chapel in Independence on Friday, June 21, with burial in the English cemetery, south of Monmouth. 
Survivors include her husband, Robert H. Sams; two sons, Gary, 10, and Bobby, four; her mother, Mrs. Frank Raines of Baker; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Johnson and Mrs. Marvin Kindall of Portland, Mrs. William Quigley of Baker and Mrs. Evelyn Armbrust of Duluth, Minnesota; and four brothers, Richard of Sylman, Calif, David and Gerald of Princeton, Oregon, and Harvey Murphey of Kings Valley.
Monmouth Herald (Thursday) 20 Jun 1963, 5:5
Margaret A. Sams
June 14,       June 16,
1935            1963
1940 MN CENSUS (Cass Co, Remer, ED 47, Sheet 5A)
MH 20 Jun 1963, 5:5
ROW: 18-7