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Bennett, Nora Caroline
MAIDEN NAME: Anderson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 June 1892 DIED: 28 Sept 1978 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon

1900 MO CENSUS – Nora M. Anderson (b June 1892, Michigan) enumerated with parents William (b Aug 1861, Michigan, married 17y, occupation farmer) and Lucinda (b Apr 1868, Michigan, mother of 8 children, 4 living at time of census) and 3 siblings, all born in Michigan, Charles H. (b Aug 1884), Wellington (b Dec 1885) and Clara B. (b Sept 1894)

MARRIAGE – W.D. Bennett & Nora Anderson md 22 Dec 1909, Linn co, Oregon

1910 OR CENSUS – Nora Bennett (19y, b Missouri, married 0y, no children) enumerated with husband William D. (38y, b Iowa, second marriage, occupation farmer) and [step]son Andrew W. (5y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS - Nora C. Bennet (28y, b Kansas) enuemrated with husband William D. (47y, b Montana, occupation laborer) and 4 children, all born in Oregon, Andrew W. (15y), Lawerence E. (7y), Kenneth M. (5y) and Hurschel C. (4y)

1930 OR CENSUS – Nora C. Bennett (38y, b Kansas, married at age 18y) enumerated with husband William D. (57y, b Minnesota, married at age 36y, occupation bridge carpenter) and 4 sons, all born in Oregon, Lawrence E. (18y), Kenneth M. (16y), Charles H. (14y) and Willis D. (3y)

1940 OR CENSUS – Nora C. Bennett (48y, b Kansas, occupation housewife, listed as married but husband not with family) enumerated with 2 sons, Willis D. (13y, b Oregon) and Robert D. (7y, b Oregon); family was living in same place in 1935

NOTE – husband William D. Bennett died 9 Feb 1944 in Bellingham, Whatcom co, Washington


OSBH DC (1974 Marion co) #74-14870


Nora Caroline Bennett, 86, of 18705 Pedee Rd, Monmouth, died Thursday evening in a Salem Hospital. She was born in Kansas on June 20, 1892 the daughter of William and Julia Howard Anderson. The family had lived in the Kings Valley – Pedee area since 1927 where Mrs Bennett was active in the Pedee Women’s Club. Surviving are four sons, L.E. Bennett and Kenneth Bennett of Pedee; Hurchel Bennett of Wenatchee, Wash; Willis Bennett of Klamath, Cal, and Robert Bennett of Sitka, Alaska along with 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services were held on Monday in the Womer Cemetery with Revs Troy Wier, George Dotson and David Bennett officiating. Bollman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and those who desire may contribute to the Pedee Fire Dept or the Pedee Women’s Club in her memory.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, October 4, 1978, 14:2


Nora C. Bennett

June 20, 1892

Sept. 28, 1978

Mother & Grandmother



1900 MO CENSUS (Polk co, Marion, ED 131, sheet 8B)

Oregon Marriage Index

1910 OR CENSUS (Linn co, Center, ED 175, sheet 2B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Lincoln co, Newport, ED 276, sheet 2B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Hoskins, ED 21, sheet 3A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Kings Valley, ED 2-17, sheet 6B)

IO, 4 Oct 1978, 14:2


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