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Smith Cemetery ~ Blanche O. Robbie ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Robbie, Blanche O.
MAIDEN NAME: McKinney AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 31 Mar 1887 DIED: 26 Jan 1961 BURIED: 30 Jan 1961 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Alliance, Box Butte Co, Nebraska
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
1900 NE CENSUS - Blanche McKinney (b Mar 1887, NE)enumerated with parents Charles (b Apr 1862, IL, married 16y) & Susie (b Oct 1862, MO, mother of 4 children, all living) and 3 siblings, Clyde (b Dec 1885, IL), Giffin (b Aug 1892, NE) & Frank (b Nov 1899, NE) 1910 OR CENSUS - Blanch McKinney (23y, b NE) enumerated with mother Susan (47y, b Iowa, widowed, mother of 5 children, all living) & 3 siblings Clyde (24y, b NE), Giffer (17y, b NE), Frank (10y, b NE) & Elmer (8y, b NE); also with the family was a niece Erma McKinney (18y, b NE) 1920 OR CENSUS - Blanche Robbie (31y, b Neb) enumerated with husband James (31y, b Minn, occupation garage mechanic) 1940 OR CENSUS - Blanch O. Robbie (53y, b Neb) enumerated with husband James S. 52y, b Minn, occupation automobile mechanic); family living in same house in 1935
OSBH DC (1961 Marion co) #1769 Blanche O. Robbie, female, housework, married, spouse James S. Robbie; b 31 Mar 1887, Alliance, Neb; father Charles McKinney; mother Susan Cox; d 26 Jan 1961, Salem hosp, of 1022 Monmouth St, Independence, age 73y; bur Smith cem; informant James S. Robbie, husb
Mrs Blanche O. Robbie, 73, late of 1022 Monmouth St, Independence, passed away in a Salem hospital Thursday evening following a short illness. She was born on March 31, 1887 at Alliance, Nebraska and in 1903 she moved with her parents to Independence, Oregon, in 1905 they moved to Louisville and in 1909 to Dallas. On July 30th, 1913 she was married to James S. Robbie and made their home in Dallas to 1916 when they moved to Independence. She was a member and a Past Noble Grand of Clover Leaf Rebekah Lodge No 56 of Independence and the Ladies Encampment Auxiliary of Monmouth and the First Presbyterian Church of Independence. Surviving are her husband, James S. Robbie, Independence, two brothers, Frank McKinney of Portland and Elmer McKinney of Seattle, Wash. Funeral services were from the First Presbyterian Church, Independence, Monday at 2:00 pm. Interment was in the Smith cemetery, Monmouth. Rev Robert C. Duncan officiated. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Smith-Krueger Mortuary. Independence Enterprise, Thursday, February 2, 1961, 2:6-7
Robbie Wife Blanche O. 1887-1961 [shares marker with James S. Robbie]
OSBH DC (1961 Marion co) #1769 1900 NE CENSUS (Box Butte Co, Lake, ED 6, sheet 31A) 1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Dallas, ED 140, sheet 1B) 1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Independence, ED 378, sheet 1B) 1940 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Independence, ED 27-19, sheet 5A) Independence Enterprise, 2 Feb 1961, 2:6-7

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