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Hoisington, Mary Alice
MAIDEN NAME: McIntire AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 21 Jan 1864 DIED: 31 May 1944 BURIED: 2 June 1944 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Warsaw, Indiana
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon
1880 KS CENSUS - Mary Hoisington (16y, b Indiana) enumerated with husband William (22y, b Minnesota, works in quarry, married within year) and boarder Frank Rodgers (27y, b Illinois, marble cutter)
1900 OK CENSUS - Mary (b Jan 1864, Indiana, mother of 9 children, 7 living at time of census) enumerated with husband of 20 years William (b June 1857, Minnesota) and 9 children, Elda (b Aug 1880, Kansas, married 0 years, no children), Louis B. (b July 1883, Kansas), Arthur A. (b Mar 1885, Kansas), Alta (b Dec 1888, Kansas), Clida (son, b July 1890, Kansas), Claud (b Aug 1892, Kansas), Bessie (b Oct 1894, Oklahoma), Ernest (b Sept 1897, Oklahoma), Dora (b Feb 1899, Oklahoma) and Nora (b Feb 1899, Oklahoma)
1910 OR CENSUS - Mary (46y, b Indiana, mother of 9 children, all living) enumerated with husband of 30 years William (53y, b Minnesota) and 5 children Claude (17y, b Kansas), Bessie (15y, b Oklahoma), Ernest (13y, b Oklahoma), Nora (10y, b Oklahoma) and Dora (10y, b Oklahoma)
OSBH DC (1944 Polk co) #71 Mary Alice Hoisington, female, housewife, widowed; b 21 Jan 1864, Warsaw, Ind; father Benjamin J. McIntire (b Penn); mother Sarah Perkins (b NY); d 30 May 1944, Rt 2, Dallas, age 80y 4m 9d; lived 40y in town, 40y in Ore; bur Smith; informant Claude Hoisington, Dallas
Funeral services were held in the funeral chapel in Dallas Friday for Mrs Mary Hoisington, a Polk county resident since 1903. She died in the Dallas hospital May 31. Rev A.P. Layton, former Dallas Evangelical minister, now of Milwaukie, officiated. Burial was in the Smith cemetery, south of Monmouth. Mrs Hoisington was born in Indiana, January 21, 1864 and was married to William Hoisington there in 1879. They lived nine years in Oklahoma and came to Oregon in 1903, locating on a farm near Lewisville which remained their family home until the land was taken over for the cantonment. Mrs Hoisington then made her home in Cottage Grove. Mr Hoisington died in 1933. Surviving are four sons: Claude of Dallas; Ernest of RFD 1, Dallas; Arthur of Roseburg and Lewis, a school man of Oklahoma city, Okla; four daughters, Mrs Alda Graham, Salem; Mrs Bessie Groves, Monmouth; Mrs Elta Kaup, Woodburn; Mrs Dora Ritchey, Cottage Grove. Also her twin sister, Mrs Nora Yenne of Vanport survives as well as 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Monmouth Herald, Thursday, June 8, 1944, 4:3
Mary A.

[error; death date on tombstone is one year too early]
OSBH DC (1944 Polk co) #71 
1880 KS CENSUS (Sumner Co, Val Verde, ED 194, FA#12)
1900 OK CENSUS (Woods Co, Lincoln, ED 230, Sheet 1B)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 237, Sheet 6B)
Monmouth Herald, 8 June 1944, 4:3
ROW: 33-1  

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