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Montgomery Cemetery ~ Gertrude Alice Sullivan ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Gertrude Alice Sullivan
MAIDEN NAME: Perin AKA 1: Waterhouse AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 Jun 1884 DIED: 25 Sep 1946 BURIED: 30 Sep 1946 (Montgomery Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Benton Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Falls City, Polk Co., Oregon
Marriage of Parents - Robert L. Perin & Elizabeth Ann Prose md 6 Dec 1871, Benton Co, Oregon
Note - Elizabeth was daughter of Arius & Barbara Prose who are buried in Smith Cemetery
1st MARRIAGE - Gertie Perin to Rolla Waterhouse 27 Aug 1907 in Multnomah Co., Oregon
1920 OR CENSUS - Gertrude Waterhouse, age 35, b. Oregon, is enumerated with husband Rolla, age 48, occupation blacksmith, b. Oregon, along with Louise, age 6, b. Oregon, and Bethel, age 3y 10m, b. Oregon.
NOTE - first husband Rolla Waterhouse died 1 Mar 1926 and was buried in Fir Crest cemetery at Monmouth (obituary Monmouth Herald 19 Mar 1926, OSBH DC 1926 Marion Co #163) 2nd MARRIAGE - Gertrude Waterhouse to Ira Sullivan 19 Oct 1926, Polk Co, Oregon
1930 OR CENSUS - Gertie Sullivan, age 46, b. Oregon, is enumerated with her husband Ira H., age 50, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, along with Bethel Waterhouse, identified as step-daughter [of Ira], age 13, b. Oregon, and Daniel Waterhouse, identified as step-son [of Ira], age 8, b. Oregon, and Thomas J. Sullivan, identified as brother [of Ira], age 48, single, occupation farm partner, b. Oregon.

Note-2nd husband Ira Henderson Sullivan was son of Thomas J. & Sarah C. Sullivan. He remarried 18 July 1948 in Polk Co, Oregon, to Lena Adams. He died 1 Dec 1964 in Linn Co, Oregon, and was buried in Willamette Memorial Cemetery at Albany

OSBH DC (Polk County 1946) #7246 - Gertrude Alice Sullivan, female, married, b. 1 Jun 1884 in Benton Co., Oregon, d. 25 Sep 1946 in Falls City, Oregon at the age of 62 y's 3 m's 24 d's, name of father Robert Perin, maiden name of mother Elizabeth Ann Prose, interment: 30 Sep 1946 Montgomery Cemetery, undertaker R.A. Bollman, informant Ira Sullivan of Falls City, Oregon.

Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs Gertrude Alice Sullivan, 62, of the Fir Grove district in the Free Methodist church at Falls City at 2 pm with Rev Stanley Walker officiating. Mrs Sullivan, who had lived in Falls City and the Fir Grove district for 42 years, died last Wednesday in Falls City after being in failing health for about a year. Burial was in the Montgomery cemetery. Born on June 1, 1884, in Benton county, Mrs Sullivan was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert Perin. She lived in Benton county until 1904 when she moved to Falls City and married Rolla Waterhouse on August 27, 1907. Mr Waterhouse preceded her in death. On October 26, 1926, she married Ira Sullivan at Falls City and they made their home in Fir Grove. Mr Sullivan was a member of the Falls City Christian church for about 38 years. She was known as a very friendly person, interested much in the welfare of others and a good wife and mother. Surviving are the husband, Ira Sullivan of Falls City; one son, Daniel Waterhouse of Falls City; two daughters, Mrs J.O. Burbank of Rt 1, Monmouth, and Mrs Fred Trueax of Rt 2, Dallas; one sister, Mrs Frank Moore of Springfield; five brothers, Fred Perin of Salem, Lee Perin of Newport, Ed and Jess Perin of Alsea and Wm Perin of Yacolt, Wn.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, October 3, 1946, 2:5-6
Gertrude A. Sullivan
1884 - 1946
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1946) #7246
Benton Co, Oregon, Marriage Records
Oregon State Archives Marriage Records (Multnomah Co., 1907, #8685)
1920 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Kings Valley, ED 11, sheet 5A)
1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 22, sheet 3A)
Itemizer Observer, 3 Oct 1946, 2:5-6

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