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Smith Cemetery ~ Mary E. Leveck ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Leveck, Mary E.
MAIDEN NAME: Smith AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 15 Apr 1867 DIED: 10 Sep 1935 BURIED: 13 Sep 1935 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon
1900 OR CENSUS - Merry E. Smith, age 33, single, b. Apr 1867 in Oregon, is enumerated with Benjamin Smith, age 60, occupation farmer, b. May 1849 in Missouri, and Rachel Smith (married 36 years), age 52, mother of 2, b. Nov 1845 in Illinois. Also enumerated with the family is John J. Leveck, age 28, single, occupation farm laborer, b. Aug 1871 in Minnesota.
MARRIAGE - John J. Leveck & Mary E. Smith md 14 Dec 1902, Polk Co, Oregon
OSBH DC (Polk County 1935) #101 - Mary E. Leveck, female, widowed (John J.), b. 15 APr 1867 in Lewisville, ORegon, d. 10 Sep 1935 in Monmouth, Oregon at the age of 68 yrs 4 mos 20 dys, name of father Benjamin F. Smith (b. Missouri), maiden name of mother Rachel M. Burns (b. Illinois), interment Smith Cemetery 13 Sep, undertaker Keeney Funeral Home, informant Mrs. Bonnie Smith of Monmouth.
Mrs Mary E. Leveck, aged 68, dropped dead in the yard of her home near Lewisville on Tuesday, september 10, from a heart attack. Her death was just three months after that of her husband, J.J. Leveck, who also died of a heart attack. Mrs Leveck, familiarly known as “Aunt Marie” to most of her young friends, was born at Lewisville, April 15, 1867. She was the daughter of Mr and Mrs B.F. Smith, early poioneers of that community and her life had been spent on the home place. She was married to Mr Leveck on December 14, 102. One son was born to them who died in infancy. Mrs Leveck became a member of the Evangelical church in young womanhood and remained a faithful, consistent Christian until her death. Mrs Leveck is survived by one uncle, F.M. Smith of Dallas, and a sister-in-law, Mrs Bonnie Smith of Lewisville. There are four nieces, Mrs Cecil Embree of Lewisville, Mrs J.E. weaver of Portland, Mrs L.S. Prather of Buena Vista and Miss Lilli Smith of Lewisville; three nephews, Orval Embree of Lewisville, Billky Gene and Elmo Prather of Buena Vista, also four great nieces, Mrs G.J. Hiebenthal of Dallas, Laura and Nada Embree of Lewisville and Alice Prather of Buena Vista. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Friday, September 13, at the Lewisville churdch from which her husband was buried just three months ago. The church is losing one of its oldest and most faithful members. The funeral will be under the direction of the Keeney Funeral Home of Independence. Rev E.A. Fogg, her pastor, will officiate at the service and burial will be at the Smith cemetery. Mrs Ethel Osborn and Miss Dorothea Boyer will sing with Miss Mattie Swann at the organ. The pall bearers will be R.F. Dodge, Claude Hoisington, Ivan Williams, Ernest Hoisington, L.N. Lindeman and Percy Lewis. Mrs Edith Hoisington has charge of the church directions and flowers.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, September 12, 1935, 1:5
Mary E.

[shares marker with John J. Leveck]
OSBH DC (Polk County 1935) #101
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 3B)
Polk Co, Oregon Marriage Records, Vol 6
Itemizer Observer, 12 Sept 1935, 1:5
ROW: 34-7  

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