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Haptonstall, Martha E.
MAIDEN NAME: Prose AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 7 July 1860 DIED: 11 Aug 1943 BURIED: 14 Aug 1943 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Gallia Co, Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon
1870 OR CENSUS - Martha E. Prose (10y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents A. [Arius] Prose (40y, b Ohio, occupation farmer) and Ellen (34y, b Ohio) and 5 siblings Elizabeth A. (14y, b Ohio), Samuel A. (12y, b Ohio), Mary F. (7y, b Ohio), Catherine E. (4y, b Oregon) and James H. (1y, b Oregon)
1880 ID CENSUS - Martha E. Haptonstall (19y, b Ohio) enumerated with husband George W. Haptonstall (23y, b Oregon, occupation farmer)
1900 CA CENSUS - Martha E. Haptonstall (b July 1860, Ohio, mother of no children) enumerated with husband of 20 years George W. (b Dec 1856, Oregon, occupation farmer) and George's parents Samuel (b May 1818, Ohio, married 56 years) and Elizabeth (b Jan 1826, Indiana, mother of 8 children, 4 living at time of census)
1910 OR CENSUS - Martha E. Haptonstall (49y, b Ohio, mother of no children) enumerated with husband of 30 years George W. (53y, b Oregon)
NOTE - George W. Haptonstall died 30 Jan 1923 in San Francisco, California, age 66y, and was buried at Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo Co, California, where he and Martha were living at the time [San Francisco Funeral Home Records,]. Martha moved back to Polk Co, Oregon, after his death.
OSBH DC (1943 Polk co) #93 Martha E. Haptonstall, female, housewife, widowed; b 7 July 1861, Ohio; d 11 Aug 1943, Dallas hosp, of Independence, age 83y; lived 10y in town, 10y in Ore; bur Monmouth [Smith]; informant E.S. Weddle, Independence
Services will be held from the Smith-Baun chapel at 2 pm Saturday for Mrs Martha E. Haptonstall who passed away at Dallas August 11. She was born July 7, 1860, at Galapolis county, Ohio. Rev Jesse Baker will officiate at the services with interment at the Smith cemetery at Monmouth. Mrs Haptonstall was known in Independence as Aunt Mattie and had made her home with Mr and Mrs E.A. Weddle for the past three years. She was an aunt of Mrs Weddle and Mrs Etta Moore of Vernonia. Among nieces and nephews surviving are Mrs Jack Burbank of Monmouth, Fred Perin and Harold Burns of Salem.
Independence Enterprise, Friday, August 13, 1943, 1:5
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OSBH DC (1943 Polk co) #93 
1870 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, FA#551)
1880 ID CENSUS (Kootenai Co, Coeur D'Alene Lake, ED 24, FA#87)
1900 CA CENSUS (San Luis Obispo Co, Hot Springs, ED 25, sheet 16A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 2B)
Independence Enterprise, 13 Aug 1943, 1:5

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