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Smith Cemetery ~ Joseph L. McTimmonds ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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McTimmonds, Joseph L.
BORN: 15 Mar 1853 DIED: 1 Oct 1907 BURIED: 2 Oct 1907 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Polk Co, Oregon
Name of Father: Lambert McTimmonds
Name of Mother: Ann Burns McTimmonds Sylvester
1870 OR CENSUS - Joseph McTimmonds (17y, b Oregon) enumerated with family of Lambert (73y, b Maryland, occupation farmer), Ann (54y, b Ireland), James (29y, b Missouri), Alexander (21y, b Oregon), Erastus (19y, b Oregon),  and Charles (14y, b Oregon)
1880 CENSUS - Joseph McTimmonds (25y, b Oregon) enumerated with stepfather John Sylvester (66y, b Maryland) and mother Ann Sylvester (61y, b Ireland) 1900 CENSUS - Joseph McTimmonds (b May 1853, Oregon) enumerated with mother Ann S. McTimmonds [Sylvester] (b May 1819, Ireland, immigrated 1838, widowed, mother of 8 children, 6 living at time of census) & brother Erastus (b May 1851, Oregon) PROBATE - Joseph L. McTimmonds died 1 Oct 1907, Polk Co, Oregon, unmarried. Heirs are brother Henry Clay McTimmonds (66y) of Rt 2, Lebanon, Linn Co, Oregon; children of deceased brother Thomas B. McTimmonds, Viva Ann McDaniel (31y) of Albany, Linn Co, Oregon, Alice Pritchard (29y) of Lyons, Linn Co, Oregon & Estella Hadden (26y) of 432 Brown St, Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon; children of deceased brother Alexander McTimmonds, Maud E. Richardson (34y) of Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon, Fred McTimmonds (31y) of Lincoln, Polk Co, Oregon, Olga M. Holman (25y) of Grants Pass, Josephine Co, Oregon & James V. McTimmonds (23y) of Klamath Falls, Klamath Co, Oregon; brother Erastus C. McTimmonds (56y) of Rt 1, Airlie, Polk Co, Oregon; brother Charles E. McTimmonds (50y) of Antelope, Wasco Co, Oregon
OSBH DC (1907 Polk co) #4945 Joseph L. McTimmonds, male, farmer, single; b 15 Mar 1853, Ore; father Lambert McTimmonds (b Del); mother Anna Burns (b Ire); d 1 Oct 1907, McTimmonds Valley, age 54y 6m 15d; bur Smith cem; informant Erastus C. McTimmonds, Airlie
We understand that Joe McTimmonds was found dead in his bed at Falls City Tuesday morning, but up to time of going to press were unable to secure particulars either of the manner or cause of death. Joe was an old-timer in this county and aged about 45 years. His passing was entirely unexpected and a great surprise to the community.
Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, October 3, 1907, 3:1

Lewisville: Joseph McTimmonds was found dead near his bed Tuesday afternoon. He was buried in the Smith cemetery Wednesday afternoon. He was a son of Lambert and Ann McTimmonds and has lived in this neighborhood nearly all of his life. He was 50 years of age and unmarried.
Polk County Observer, Friday, October 4, 1907, 1:6
Joe McTimmonds
OSBH DC (1907 Polk co) #4945 
1870 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, FA#641)
1880 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Corvallis, ED 5, FA#319) 1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#78) Polk County Itemizer, 3 Oct 1907, 3:1
Polk County Observer, 4 Oct 1907, 1:6
Polk Co, Oregon, Probate Record, Vol 10, page 199
ROW: 35-1  

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