English Cemetery ~ James William Orr ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Orr, James William
LAST: Orr FIRST: James MID: William
BORN: 25 Oct 1862 DIED: 26 Aug 1943 BURIED:  (English Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Pedee, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father John Orr
Maiden name of mother Evelyn Estes
MARRIAGE - to Charlotte Jane [maiden name unknown]
1900 OR CENSUS - James Wm Orr, age 38, occupation woodchopper, b. Oct 1861 in Oregon, is enumerated with his wife of 9 years, Charlotte Jane, age 56, mother of 0 children, b. Jul 1843 in Indiana, along with adopted daughter Ione Beryl, age 2, b. Jan 1898 in Oregon.
1910 OR CENSUS - James R. Orr, age 49, b. Oregon, is enumerated with his wife of 23 years (his first marriage, her second marriage) Lottie J., age 68, b. Indiana, along with an adopted daughter Beryl O., age 12, b. Oregon.
[Wife Charlotte Jane Orr died 17 Jan 1924 in Independence and was buried in Fir Crest Cemetery (obit Independence Enterprise 25 Jan 1924, OSBH DC 1924 Polk Co #10); her grave is unmarked but might be in the plot where her parents Samuel & California Fisher are buried]

NOTE - adopted daughter, born Beryl Ione Miller, adopted 5 Jul 1901, Polk Co., Oregon
James Orr
Oct. 25, 1862
Aug. 26, 1943
Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
Branigar Survey
OSBH DC (Marion County 1943) #758
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Independence, ED 175, sheet 6A)
OR Adoption and Name Changes, 1876-1918 (Ancestry.com)1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Independence, ED 247, sheet 6A)
ROW: 33-3