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Lewis, Flora
MAIDEN NAME: McLeod AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 13 May 1851 DIED: 28 Aug 1907 BURIED:  ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Gaston, Washington Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Independence, Polk Co, Oregon
MARRIAGE - F.M. Lewis of Polk Co & Flora McLeod md 30 May 1869 at home of Donald McLeod, Washington Co, Oregon
1880 OR CENSUS - Flora Lewis (29y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband F.M. [Francis Marion] (32y, b Oregon, occupation farmer) and daughter O.A. [Orpha Icadene] (11y, b Oregon); also with the family was H. Williams (male, 23y, b Wisconsin; works on farm)
1900 OR CENSUS - Flora Lewis (b May 1851, b Oregon, mother of 1 child who was living) enumerated with husband of 30y Frank M. Lewis (b Feb 1847, Oregon); also with the family was nephew Clinton McClaud (b Aug 1884, Oregon) [probably McLeod, which was Flora's maiden name]
Mrs Flora McLeod Lewis was born in Washington county in 1851. She was married to F.M. Lewis, May 30, 1869, and settled on their farm near Gaston. She died August 28, 1907, at the home of her daughter, Mrs H. Maddison, in Independence. She was a faithful christian mother and will be deeply mourned by relatives, friends and neighbors. She leaves a husband, a daughter, two brothers and a sister. The funeral services were held at the church at Lewisville and interment was made in the cemetery at that place, the service being conducted by Rev J.A. Campbell in the presence of the entire community.
Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, September 5, 1907, 4:6

Flora McLeod Lewis, who was born near Gaston, in Washington county, this state, in 1851, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs H. Mattison, in Independence, August 28. She was married to F.M. Lewis May 30, 1869. They settled on a farm near Lewisville, Ore, which has since been their home. Funeral services were conducted by Rev J.A. Campbell. She is survived by a husband and one daughter.
Polk County Observer, Tuesday, September 3, 1907, 1:4
May 13, 1851
Aug. 28, 1907

[shares marker with Francis M. Lewis]
Washington Co, Oregon, Marriage Records
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 107, FA#89)
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#47)
Polk County Itemizer, 5 Sept 1907, 4:6
Polk County Observer, 3 Sept 1907, 1:4
ROW: 45-2  

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