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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Mary Emma Miller ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Miller, Mary Emma
MAIDEN NAME: Hackett AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 30 Mar 1912 DIED: 29 Nov 2010 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Tigard, Washington Co., Oregon

Name of father: Richard Joseph Hackett

Maiden Name of Mother: Sarah Anna Windsor

Parents are buried in Belcrest Cemetery in Salem. Sarah was daughter of Benjamin and Mary Windsor

1920 OR CENSUS – Mary Hackett (7y, b Oregon) enumerated with parents Joseph (38y, b Canada, immigrated 1886, naturalized 1900, occupation farmer) and Anna (37y, b Oregon) and 2 sisters, Blanche (13y, b Oregon, and Lucile (4y, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Hackett, age 18, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Richard J., age 49, occupation farmer, b. Canada, and Sarah A., age 48, b. Oregon, along with Blanche A., age 23, b. Oregon, and Lucile J., age 14, b. Oregon.

MARRIAGE – John H. Miller (21y, of Salem, Oregon, son of George H. Miller & Agnes Loban) and Mary E. Hackett (22y, of Salem, Oregon, daughter of Richard J. Hackett & Sarah Windsor) md 26 May 1935, Vancouver, Clark co, Washington

1940 CA CENSUS – Mary Miller (26y, b Oregon, occupation saleslady) enumerated with husband John (25y, b Oregon, occupation telegraph operator); family was living in same place in 1935  







A beautiful and gracious woman, Mary was born March 30, 1912, in Salem, Oregon to Sarah Anne and Richard Joseph Hackett. She lived on her parents farm in Lincoln, attending the one room Lincoln Grade School and Salem High School. She completed cosmetology school after high school graduation. On May 26, 1935, she married John Henry Miller of Salem. They lived in Sacramento and Redding, California where their daughter, JoAnn Gayle was born in 1942. After John's Navy service they moved to Salem and then Portland in 1947. Mary was a homemaker and member of various garden clubs. In 1961 Mary & John built a home on the Windsor Century Farm in West Salem and lived there until moving to Salemtowne. After John's death, Mary moved to Tigard, Oregon to live with her daughter and son-in-law until her passing. Mary is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Dale F. Evans of Tigard; grandson and wife, Michael and Angie Evans and her great grandchildren, Emily & Ethan Evans of Gresham. A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010, at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, Zena, OR. Memorial contributions may be made to Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in c/o Hank Cherry, 6510 Wallace Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304.
StatesmanJournal 5 Dec 2010

Miller, Mary Emma (Hackett) 98 03/30/1912 11/29/2010 
Mary was born in Salem. She was a homemaker Mary is survived by her daughter, JoAnn G. Evans. She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, in Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, Zena. Arrangements by Autumn Funerals, Cremations & Burial.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon) 11 Dec 2010


Mary Emma Miller
Mar. 30, 1912 - Nov. 29, 2010
Beautiful and Gracious


Saucy Survey & Photographs

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 365, sheet 2B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Spring Valley, ED 4, sheet 2B)

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1940 CA CENSUS (Sacramento co, Sacramento, ED 34-91B, sheet 1B)

SJ 5 Dec 2010
Oreg 11 Dec 2010


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