Smith Cemetery ~ Mary Jane Turner ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Turner, Mary Jane
LAST: Turner FIRST: Mary MID: Jane
BORN: 20 Oct 1847 DIED: 14 July 1911 BURIED: 15 July 1911 (Smith Cemetery)
DEATH PLACE: Lewisville, Polk Co, Oregon
Name of Father: Edward B. Waters Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Griffith Parents are buried in Dallas cemetery 1850 CENSUS - Mary J. Turner (3y, b Indiana) enumerated with Edward B. (42y, b Maryland, occupation farmer), Sarah (37y, b Pennsylvania), William (13y, b Ohio), John (11y, b Ohio) & Sarah C. (7y, b Indiana) 1860 CENSUS - Mary J. Waters (12y, b Indiana) enumerated with E.B. (53y, b Maryland, occupation farmer), Sarah (48y, b Pennsylvania), William (23y, b Ohio), John (21y, b Ohio) & Martha A. (9y, b Indiana) MARRIAGE - Wm McD. Turner & Miss Mary J. Waters m 24 Sept 1871 at house of & by J. James, MG. Wit: Mr J.C. Lewis & Mrs S.A. Blanchard 1880 CENSUS - M.J. [Mary J.] Waters (30y, b Indiana) enumerated with husband William (45y, b Missouri), 4 children, B.F. [Benjamin F.] (8y, b Oregon), D.N. [Dorsa N.] (6y, b Oregon), J.C. [John Clyde] (4y, b Oregon) & Troy (2y, b Oregon) and brother [of William] J. [James] (47y, b Missouri) 1900 CENSUS - Mary J. (b Oct 1847, Indiana, mother of 7 children, all living) enumerated with husband of 29 years William M. (b Nov 1835, Missouri), 5 children Clide J. [John Clyde] (b May 1876, Oregon, married 2m), Troy W. (b Sept 1878, Oregon), Andrew J. (b Nov 1880, Oregon), Emmette M. (b Jan 1883, Oregon), Sarah L. (b Mar 1885, Oregon), mother-in-law [of William] Sarah Walters (b Jan 1812, Pennsylvania, widowed, mother of 5 children, all living) and daughter-in-law Julia Turner [wife of John Clyde] (b Jan 1879, Illinois)
Mrs Mary Jane Turner was born in Indiana in 1847, and came to Oregon in 1854, crossing the plains with her parents. On September 24, 1871, she was united in marriage with William M. Turner. She passed away at her home in Lewisville last Friday aged 63 years. The funeral was conducted by Rev C.P. Gates of the Evangelical church, and interment was made in the Smith cemetery. Her husband preceded her five years. Deceased left six sons and one daughter. She was for many years a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, and was a devoted Christian lady. Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, July 20, 1911, 6:6
Mary Jane Wife of W. McD. Turner Oct. 20, 1847 July 14, 1911
OSBH DC (1911 Polk co) #2050 1850 IN CENSUS (LaPorte Co, Cass, FA#3) 1860 WA CENSUS (Klickitat Co, FA#44) Polk Co, Oregon Marriage Records, 1849-1879, page 54 1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 107, FA#177) 1900 OR CENSUS(Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#29) Polk County Itemizer, 20 July 1911, 6:6
ROW: 44-7