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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Florence J. McGrew ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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McGrew, Florence J.
LAST NAME: McGrew FIRST NAME: Florence MIDDLE NAME: J. NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: F TITLE: 
BORN: Nov 1879 DIED: 26 Feb 1922 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Vancouver, Clark Co., Washington
NOTES: 

1880 OR CENSUS – Florence McGrew (1y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents John W. (38y, b Indiana, occupation dry goods merchant) and Phebe (36y, b Iowa) and 4 siblings, all born in Oregon, Emmet V. (12y), Mabel (10y), Curtis A. (8y) and Jessie (5y); also with family was Thomas McCarty (32y, b Oregon, occupation laborer)

1900 OR CENSUS – Florence J. McGrew (b Nov 1879, Oregon) enumerated with mother Phoebe (b Sept 1844, Iowa, widowed, mother of 5 children), 2 brothers, Curtis A. (b Apr 1873, Oregon) and E.V. [Emmett] (b Sept 1869, Oregon, widowed, occupation merchant) and Emmett’s daughter Lavena (b Dec 1894, Oregon)

1910 OR CENSUS – Florence J. McGrew (25y, b Oregon, occupation seamstress) enumerated with mother Phoebe (66y, b Iowa, widowed, mother of 5 children) and Phoebe’s granddaughter Lavena McGrew (16y, b Oregon)

DEATH CERTIFICATE: 

Washington State Death Records - Florence J. McGrew, d. 26 Feb 1922 in Vancouver, Washington at the age of 40 years. Name of father John W. McGrew, Maiden name of mother Phebe Walling.

OBITUARY: 

Miss Florence J. McGrew, youngest daughter of John W. McGrew, pioneer merchant of Perrydale, Or., died at Vancouver, Wash., February 26. Miss McGrew was employed as superintendent of the operating department of the Vancouver woolen mills and was taken ill suddenly while at work Saturday. She died of pheumonia early Sunday morning.
Surviving her are her father [sic! father died 1890], a brother, C. A. McGrew of Talent, Or., and two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Bruler of Talent and Mrs. Jessie E. Ball of Portland.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon 5 Mar 1922, pg 15

INSCRIPTION: 

Florence J.
McGrew
1879 - 1922
[shares monument with Phebe, and John W.]

SOURCES: 

Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs 

1880 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Perrydale, ED 102, FA#173)

1900 OR CENSUS (Multnomah co, Portland, ED 81, sheet 9A)

1910 OR CENSUS (Multnomah co, Portland, ED 232, sheet 4B)

Oreg. 5 Mar 1922, pg 15

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