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Yeater, Alice Eleanor
MAIDEN NAME: Owen AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 13 Nov 1872 DIED: 26 Oct 1946 BURIED: 31 Oct 1946 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Yoncalla, Douglas Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Monmouth, Polk Co, Oregon
Marriage of Parents - B.F. Owen & Jane C. McClure md 1 Sept 1859, Lane Co, Oregon Parents are buried in Kings Valley cemetery, Benton Co, Oregon 1880 OR CENSUS - Ella Owen (8y, b OR) enumerated with parents B.F. (male, 51y, b KY, occupation farmer) & J.C. (female, 37y, b IN) and 8 siblings, Matilda J. (16y, b OR), James T. (14y, b OR), William R. (12y, b OR), Fannie J. (10y, b OR), P.C. (male, 6y, b OR), A.B. [Adrian] (male, 4y, b OR), Maggie E. (2y, b OR) and M.O. (female, 1y, b Oregon) MARRIAGE - C.C. Yeater & Eleanor Owen md 12 May 1895, Polk Co, Oregon

1900 OR CENSUS - Ellnor Yeater (b May 1873, Oregon, mother of 1 child who was living) enumerated with husband of 1 year Christopher C. (b May 1866, Oregon) and daughter Mabel (b July 1898, Oregon) 1910 OR CENSUS - Eleanor A. Yeater (36y, b Oregon, mother of 2 children, both living) enumerated with husband of 14 years Christopher C. (43y, b Oregon) and 2 daughters, Mabel (11y, b Oregon) & Helen (11m, b Oregon); also with the family as a boarder Victor Davis (17y, b Oregon)
OSBH DC (1946 Polk co) #7257 Alice Eleanor Yeater, female, housekeeper, widowed; b 13 Nov 1872, Yoncalla, Ore; father B.F. Owen (b Ky); mother Jane McClure (b Ind); d 26 Oct 1946, 331 S Monmouth St, Monmouth, age 73y 11m 13d; lived in town 74y; bur Monmouth [Smith]; informant Margaret E. Bagne, Corvallis, Ore
Mrs Alice Eleanor Yeater passed away at her home on south Monmouth avenue at noon Saturday following a long illness. Funeral services will be held today, Thursday, at 2 pm in the Monmouth Christian church with the Keeney Funeral Home, Corvallis, in charge, and with Rev Willard A. Elkins officiating. Burial will be in the Smith cemetery, which was moved to Monmouth when the cantonment was established. Mrs Yeater was the daughter of Dr B.F. and Jane McClure Owen, pioneer settlers of Oregon who crossed the plains by ox team. The party was in two wagons which converged into one train before the journey was completed. Her mother was a pioneer teacher in Polk and Benton counties. Mrs Yeater was born at Yoncalla, November 13, 1872. She was a child of four when her parents located on a farm near Wren in Benton county. They moved to Polk county and later located near Monroe where she married Columbus Yeater, May 19, 1895. They lived on a farm at Pleasant Hill and also on a farm west of the Antioch hill in Polk county. Some 25 years ago they came to Monmouth to live. Mrs Yeater was a member of and active worker in the Monmouth Christian church. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs Mabel Pollan, Vancouver, Wn; two sisters, Mrs Margaret E. Bain, Corvallis, and Mrs Virginia Chamberlain, Corbett; and three brothers, Lewis P. Owen, Ellensburg, Wn; R.V. Owen, Portland and T.V. Owen, Lebanon. A grandson, James Chatzauk, stationed at Hamilton field, Calif, also survives. Monmouth Herald, Thursday, October 31, 1946, 4:4-5
Alice Eleanor Yeater 1872-1946
OSBH DC (1946 Polk co) #7257 Lane Co, Oregon, Marriage Records 1880 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Kings Valley, FA#39) Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, Vol 4 1900 OR CENSUS(Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 174, FA#30) 1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 237, sheet 5B) Monmouth Herald, 31 Oct 1946, 4:4-5

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