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Bangham, Dora Mae
MAIDEN NAME: Willett AKA 1: Hager AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 19 Nov 1876 DIED: 12 Sept 1965 BURIED: 15 Sept 1965 ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Greenville, Maine
DEATH PLACE: Dallas, Polk Co, Oregon
1880 ME CENSUS - Dora Willett (3y, b Maine) enumerated with widowed mother Lena (22y, b Maine) and brother Jasper (8m, b Oct 1879, Maine)
1st MARRIAGE - John Hager (22y, of Dover, Maine, b Sebec, Maine, son of Ezekiel Hager and Cordelia Hussey) and Dora W. Willette (22y, of Dover, Maine, b Greenville, Maine, daughter of Joseph Willette and Lena Ronco) married 1 Apr 1899, Dover, Piscataquis Co, Maine
1900 ME CENSUS - Dora Hager (b Nov 1876, Maine, no children) enumerated with husband of 1 year John N. Hager (b Jan 1877, Maine, occupation weaver)
NOTE - husband John Hager was killed while hunting in Piscataquis Co, Maine on 12 Nov 1902 [Maine Death Records (]
2nd MARRIAGE - Robert E. Bangham (51y, of Wilmington, Ohio, born Wilmington, Ohio, son of Thomas Bangham and Harriet Vandervort) and Dora Hager (39y, of Jackson, Mich, born Maine, daughter of Thomas Willett and Lena Ronco) married 12 May 1919, Jackson Co, Michigan
1920 IN CENSUS - Dora Bangham (43y, b Maine) enumerated with husband R.E. (52y, b Ohio, occupation salesman)
1940 ME CENSUS - Dora Bangham (63y, b Maine, widowed, living at Waterville, Kennebec Co, Maine in 1935) enumerated as sister-in-law in family of Edward Mountain (58y, b Maine, occupation candy store owner) and his wife Maud (38y, b Maine); Edward & Maud were living in same place in 1935
OSBH DC (1965 Polk co) #13265 Dora Mae Bangham, female, housekeeper, widowed; b 19 Nov 1876, Greenville, Mains; father Thomas J. Willett; mother Lena Ronco; d 12 Sept 1965, Dallas nursing home, of 392 W Main St, Monmouth, age 88y; bur Womer; informant J.T. Willet, brother
Mrs Dora Mae Bangham, 89, of Monmouth died Sunday at the Bowerman Nursing Home in Dallas. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2 pm at the Bollman Funeral Home with the Rev David E. Haberly officiating. Interment will be in the Womer cemetery. She was born November 19, 1876, at Greenville, Maine, the daughter of Thomas J. Willet and Lena Ronco. She married Robert Bangham at Wilmington, Ohio. He died in 1926. Mrs Bangham resided in Maine and Ohio, moving to Monmouth in October 1949 and resided there until June of this year when she moved to Dallas. She was a member of the Rebekah lodge and the Evangelical United Brethren church. She is survived by three brothers, J.T. Willet, Monmouth, and Harry and Ralph Bearce, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine; a sister, Stella Curtis; and several nieces and nephews.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, September 16, 1965
Dora M. Bangham
OSBH DC (1965 Polk co) #13265
1880 ME CENSUS (Piscataquis Co, Shirley, ED 61, FA#2)
Maine Marriage Records (
1900 ME CENSUS (Piscataquis Co, Dover, ED ED 134, sheet 15B-16A)
Michigan Marriage Register (
1920 IN CENSUS (St Joseph Co, South Bend, ED 237, sheet 5A)
1940 ME CENSUS (Penobscot Co, Dexter, ED 10-52, sheet 13A-B)
Itemizer Observer, 16 Sept 1965

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