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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Ava S. Bradford ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Bradford, Ava S.
MAIDEN NAME: Putnam AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 Jan 1893 DIED: 8 Dec 1981 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents - James B. Putnam & Mary Agnes Wait md 7 July 1885, Marion co, Oregon

Parents are buried in City View cemetery in Salem

1900 OR CENSUS - Ava S. Putman [sic] (b Jan 1893, Oregon) enumerated with parents James B. (b Mar 1857, Missouri, married 15y, occupation state librarian) and Mary A. (b Apr 1862, Oregon, mother of 7 children) and 6 siblings, all born in Oregon, Kirk (b July 1886), Bessie O. (b Feb 1888), Erma R. (b July 1890), Mary D. (b Sept 1891), Nana A. (b July 1896) and Ennis W. (b Dec 1899)

1920 OR CENSUS - Ava S. Putnam, age 26, single, b. Oregon, is enumerated with James, age 62, occupation farmer, b. Missouri, and Agnes M., age 57, b. Oregon, along with Kirk T., age 33, b. Oregon, Nana W., age 23, b. Oregon, Alice, age 17, b. Oregon, and James B., age 16, b. Oregon.

MARRIAGE - Miles T. Bradford & Ava Putnam md 16 Feb 1921, Marion co, Oregon 
1930 OR CENSUS - Ava Bradford, age 35, married at age 29, b. Oregon, is enumerated with N [M]. T., age 37, married at age 29, occupation farm laborer, b. Iowa, along with Betty, age 7, b. Oregon, and Patricia, age 5, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - Marker gives year of death as 1980; Oregon Death Index gives year of death as 1981.


OSBH DC (Marion County 1981) #81-20820


Ava P. Bradford. Late resident of 4082 Cypress St SE, Salem, Ore. Tues Dec 8 at the residence. Survived by daughters, Betty Bradford, Salem, Joan Bradford, Salem; nieces, Nadine Heald, Salem, Rosemary Berg, Tacoma, Wn; brother-in-law, Darrell Bradford, Salem. Services will be held Fri, Dec 11 at 11:00 am in the Barrick Chapel, 205 Church SE. Private interment Zena Cemetery. Rev Wayne Weld-Martin officiating.

Statesman Journal, Friday, December 11, 1981, page 45  


Ava P. Bradford
Jan. 20, 1893 - Dec. 8, 1980
She Looketh Well To the 
Ways Of Her Household
Her Children Rise Up And
Call Her Blessed And Her 
Husband Also.


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs

Marion co, Oregon, Marriage Records

1900 OR CENSUS (Marion co, Englewood, ED 143, sheets 7A-B)
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem, ED 341, sheet 10A)

Oregon Marriage Index
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Chemawa, ED 10, sheet 9A)

SJ, 11 Dec 1981, page 45 

ROW: VI 16 A2  

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