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Haggard, James M.
BORN: 4 Jan 1857 DIED: 31 Aug 1906 BURIED: 2 Sept 1906 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Yamhill Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon
1st MARRIAGE - James M. Haggard & Frances Ellen Shreve md 19 Oct 1879 at the home of Asa Shreve by T. V. B. Embree M. G. Wit: David M. Donald & A. B. Muir.
1880 OR CENSUS - J. Haggard, age 24, occupation farming, place of birth not given, is enumerated with wife Nellie, age 20, place of birth not given.
DIVORCE - J.M. vs Nellie Haggard, case filed 26 Feb 1889, complaint says they were married Oct 1879; they have one child Lee Haggard, who can be kept by the defendant
NOTE - Nellie was daughter of Asa & Harriet Shreve who are buried in Dallas cemetery; she later married Charles Jacobson and died 10 May 1949 in Portland; she is buried in Lincoln Memorial Park in Portland (OSBH DC 1949 Multnomah Co #5537); their son Lee Haggard (1882-1897) is buried in the Shreve plot in Dallas cemetery
2nd MARRIAGE - James M. Haggard & Mrs. Emma Ward md 9 Nov 1893 in Polk Co., Oregon.
1900 OR CENSUS - Jas. M. Haggard, age 44, occupation farmer, b. Jan 1856 in Oregon, is enumerated with his wife of 6 years, Emma F., age 39, mother of 1, b. Jun 1860 in Oregon, along with Phy L. Ward, identified as step-son [of James], age 6, b. Oregon.
J. M. Haggard Dead
J.M. Haggard of Lewisville, who was taken to a Portland sanitorium for treatment some two weeks ago, died there Friday, and was laid to rest in the Smith cemetery last Sunday morning. The cause of his death was an abscess, the shock of an operation proving too much for him. He left a wife, a daughter of John Burns, but no children. Mr. Haggard was well known to all old residents of Polk county and was respected by all as a man of sterling worth and a benefit to the community in which he resided.
Polk County Itemizer (Tuesday) 4 Sep 1906, 3:3

J. M. Haggard Dies of Appendicitis at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland
James M. Haggard, well and favorably known as a citizen of Polk county, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland on Friday of last week. He had been in failing health for several months. About three weeks ago he went to Portland for treatment, and shortly after arriving at the hospital, submittede to an operation for appendiciotis. Little hope was entertained for his recovery at first, but in a few days he rallied and his condition appeared favorable until a shor ttime before the final collapse came last Friday. 
Mr. Haggard was born in Yamhill county, Oregon, January 4, 1856. He was married to Mrs. Emma Ward in November 1893. His absence, not only in the home but in the church, will be deeply felt. He was a progressive citizen whose interest in the public welfare was felt and appreciated. As a Christian, he was active, consistent and influential. The United Evangelical Church at Lewisville has lost one of its most useful members. 
The funeral services were held at the family home near Lewisville on Sunday and interment took place at the Smith burying ground. Rev. W.L. Arnold, his pastor, and Rev. D.M. Metzger of Dallas officiaited at the services.
Polk County Observer (Fri) 7 Sep 1906, 2:2
James M.
Jan. 4, 1857
Aug. 31, 1906
Polk Co., Oregon Marriages Sep 1879 - Dec. 1888. pg 2
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Buena Vista, ED 107, pg 506C)
Polk Co Divorce Case 2040, Oregon State Archives
Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, Vol 4
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 1B)
PCI 4 Sep 1906, 3:3
PCO 7 Sep 1906, 2:2
ROW: 45-6  

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