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George Brown Cemetery ~ Lillian May Thacker ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Thacker, Lillian May
MAIDEN NAME: Brown AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 26 Dec 1860 DIED: 15 Oct 1913 BURIED:  ~ George Brown Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Salt Creek, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Cheney, Spokane Co., Washington
Name of father George Brown
Maiden name of mother Martha Hines
1880 OR CENSUS - May Brown, age 19, b. Oregon, is enumerated with George, age 56, occupation farmer, b. Kentucky, and Martha A., age 46, b. Missouri, along with Nettie B., age 16, b. Oregon, Edgar M., age 14, b. Oregon, Alvin R., age 7, b. Oregon, and George F., age 5, b. Oregon.
1910 WA CENSUS - M. Lillian Thacker, age 49, mother of 7, b. Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 25 years, E. Ruben, age 61, occupation farmer, b. California, along with O. Auzella, age 24, b. Oregon, M. Etta, age 18, b. Washington, A. B. Verna, age 16, b. Washington, J. Martha, age 13, b. Washington, R. Niety. age 10, b. Washington, and O. Harvy, age 7, b. Washington,
Mrs. Thacker died at Cheney, Washington, October 15, 1913, at 3:30 pm, aged 52 years. none months and 19 days.
Lillian May Brown was born December 26, 1860 on the old home place on Salt Creek. She was married to Reuben Thacker October 28, 1884.  There were born to the union seven children, five girls and two boys, who with the husband survive her.  The deceased leaves five brothers and tow sisters, one sister and one brother having preceeded her to the other world.
Funeral services were held from the Chapman parlors at 11:00 o'clock Saturday and interment was made at the Brown (private) cemetery, four miles from town.
Deceased was for many years a member of the Christian Church.
Observer 24 Oct 1913, 4:3
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Branigar Survey
Washington State Death Records (WA State Archives)
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, ED 105, pg 467C)
1910 WA CENSUS (Lincoln Co., N. Sprague, ED 113, sheet 6B)
Observer 24 Oct 1913 4:3

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