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Smith Cemetery ~ Rachel A. Yeater ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Yeater, Rachel A.
MAIDEN NAME: Sherwood AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 10 Jul 1867 DIED: 19 Feb 1931 BURIED: 21 Feb 1931 ~ Smith Cemetery
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of Father: Jerome A. Sherwood Maiden Name of Mother: Mahala Angeline Tate Parents are buried in Fir Crest Cemetery 1880 OR CENSUS - Rachel E. Sherwood (16y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Jerome (55y, b Illinois, occupation carpenter) & Angeline (44y, b Missouri) and 2 sisters, Ellen M. (20y, b Oregon) & Eliza (18y, b Oregon) MARRIAGE - J.U. Yeater & M.A. Sherwood m 13 Dec 1899, Polk Co, Oregon 1900 OR CENSUS - Rachel Yeater (b Apr 1868, Oregon, no children) enumerated with husband John Yeater (b May 1868, Oregon) and mother Mahala Sherwood (b Dec 1835, Missouri, widowed, mother of 5 children, 3 living) 1910 OR CENSUS - Rachael Yeater (42y, b Oregon, no children) enumerated with husband of 10 years John U. (42y, b Oregon), mother Mahala A. Sherwood (73y, b Missouri, widowed, mother of 5 children, 3 living) and 2 nieces [of John; daughters of his brother William who was divorced] Wilma (9y, b Oregon) & Margaret (8y, b Oregon)
OSBH DC (Polk County 1931) #20 - Rachel A. Yeater, female, married (John Yeater), b. 10 Jul 1867 in Oregon, d. 19 Feb 1931 in Dallas, Oregon at the age of 63 yrs 7 mos 9 days, name of father Jerome A. Sherwood (b. New York), maiden name of mother Mahala Tate (b. Missouri), interment Smith Cemetery 21 Feb, undertaker Henkle & Thos, informant John Yeater of Dallas.
Mrs John Yeater, 63, died shortly after midnight Wednesday night at her home on the Luckiamute. Mrs Yeater had been in poor health for the past year, but her death resulted from pneumonia and she had been critically ill only the day before her death. Funeral services will be held at the Henkle & Thomas chapel at 1:30 Saturday, but other arrangements for the funeral had not been made. Mrs Yeater (Rachel Sherwood) was born in July 1868. She had spent most of her life in the community where she died. She was married to Mr Yeater in December 1901 [sic, 1899]. She is survived by her husband and two sisters, Mrs Viola Uttinger, Junction City and Mrs E.H. Maiden, Freewater. Itemizer-Observer, Thursday, February 19, 1931, 1:5
Rachel A. Yeater Wife of John Yeater 1867-1931
OSBH DC (Polk County 1931) #20 1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Monmouth, ED 106, FA#102) Polk Co, Oregon Marriage Records, vol 5 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 174, FA#37) 1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 237, sheet 5B) Itemizer-Observer, 19 Feb 1931, 1:5
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