Womer Cemetery ~ Evangeline B. Little ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Little, Evangeline B.
LAST: Little FIRST: Evangeline MID: B.
BORN: 20 Sept 1908 DIED: 18 Mar 1973 BURIED: 21 Mar 1973 (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Pedee, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon

1910 OR CENSUS – Evangeline R. Willet (1y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Jasper (30y, b Maine, married 4y) and Bertha M. (22y, b Washington, mother of 3 children) and 2 siblings, Cecil E. (3y, b Oregon) and Vesta V. (2y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Evangeline B. Willet (11y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Jasper T. (40y, b Oregon) and Bertha E. (33y, b Oregon), 4 siblings, all born in Oregon, Cecil E. (13y), Vestal V. (12y), Christa I. (8y) and Shirley A. (5y), and uncle [brother of Bertha] Augustus L. Burbank (39y, b Oregon, single)

MARRIAGE – Herbert W. Little & Evangeline Willet md 27 June 1929, Polk co, Oregon

1930 OR CENSUS – Evangeline B. Little (21y, b Oregon, married at age 20y) enumerated with husband Herbert W. (26y, b Oklahoma, married at age 25y, occupation cook)

1940 OR CENSUS – Evangeline B. Little (31y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband Herbert W. (36y, b Oklahoma, occupation timber bucker) and 3 children, all born in Oregon, Gilbert Ward (8y), Jasper Thomas (6y) and Janis K. (4y)


Evangeline B. Willet Little, 64, died at her home in Salem on March 18. She was born at Pedee and was raised in Monmouth. She graduated from Oregon College of Education and taught school for 27 years at Valsetz, Pedee, Marion, Depoe Bay, Newport, Kinzua and Woodland, Washy. For the last 15 years she was at Pendleton. Mrs Little moved to Salem three years ago from Pendleton after the death of her husband, Herbert. She was a member of Judson Baptist church in Salem and the Rebekah Lodge. Survivors include sons Gilbert of Hermison, Jasper of North Hollywood, Calif; a daughter Mrs H.N. Adams of Hermiston; one brother, Cecil Willet of Florence; thee sisters, Mrs Vestal Loveall of Salem, Mrs Christa Dennison of Jasper and Mrs Shirley Hunter of Sitka, Alaska, and five grandchildren. Graveside services were at Womer cemetery in Pedee on March 21 with Virgil T. Golden in charge of arrangements.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, March 28, 1973, II:8:8


Evangeline B. Little

Sept 20 1908   March 18, 1973



1910 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 7B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Pedee, ED 374, sheet 2A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1930 OR CENSUS (Multnomah co, Portland, ED 458, sheet 8A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Lincoln co, Agate Beach, ED 21-1, sheet 3A)

IO, 28 Mar 1973, II:8:8