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Hoisington, William Andrew Jackson
LAST NAME: Hoisington FIRST NAME: William MIDDLE NAME: Andrew Jackson NICKNAME: 
BORN: 13 June 1857 DIED: 9 Nov 1933 BURIED: 12 Nov 1933 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Fillmore Co, Minnesota
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon
1880 KS CENSUS - William Hoisington (22y, b Minnesota, works in quarry, married within year) enumerated with wife Mary (16y, b Indiana) and boarder Frank Rodgers (27y, b Illinois, marble cutter)
1900 OK CENSUS - William Hoisington (b June 1857, Minnesota) enumerated with wife of 20 years Mary (b Jan 1864, Indiana, mother of 9 children, 7 living at time of census) 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 - William Hoisington (53y, b Minnesota) enumerated with wife of 30 years Mary (46y, b Indiana, mother of 9 children, all living) 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 (1933 Polk co) #122 William Andrew Jackson Hoisington, male, farmer, married, spouse Mary A. Hoisington; b 12 June 1856, Fillmore co, Minn; father Jene Hoisington (b Athens, Ohio); mother Almira Drake; d 9 Nov 1933, Dallas, age 76y 4m 27d; lived in town 30y; bur Smith cem; informant Mary A. Hoisington, Rt 1, Monmouth
William A.J. Hoisington, aged 76, who passed away last Thursday was born in Fillmore county, Minn, June 13, 1857. Funeral sErvices wer eheld Sunday afternoon at the Lewisville church, with Rev A.P. Layton of Milwaukie in charge. Interment was in the Smith cemetery. Mr Hoisington was united in marriage to Mary A. McIntire in Kansas, June 29, 1879, and in 1929 they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Mr Hoisington took a homestead in Cherkoee Strip in Oklahoma in 1894, and in September 1903 he moved to Oregon where he spent the remainder of his life. He is survived by his widow and the following children: Claude, Ernest, Mrs Ettie Kaup and Mrs Bessie Groves of Monmouth; Arthur of Deer Hollow, Wash; Lerwis of Norman, Okla; Mrs Alda Burns of Dallas; Nora Yenne of LaCenter, Wash; Dora Ritchie of Cottage Grove. Eighteen grandchildren also survive and one great-grandchild besides a host of friends. Two children passed away in infancy. All of Mr Hoisington’s children were present for the funeral with the exception of Arthur and Lewis. Arthur was called home on October 28 when he received word that his wife had passed away while he was visiting his fasther. Mr Hoisington became a member of the Methodist church in 1896.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, November 16, 1933
William A.J.
OSBH DC (1933 Polk co) #122 
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)
Itemizer Observer, 16 Nov 1933
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