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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Mary Magdalene Smith ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Smith, Mary Magdalene
MAIDEN NAME: Kaufmann AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 19 Feb 1831 DIED: 8 Feb 1923 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Canton, Stark Co., Ohio
DEATH PLACE: Zena, Polk Co., Oregon

1870 IA CENSUS – Mary Smith (35y, b Ohio) enumerated with Michael (45y, b Pennsylvania, occupation farmer), Fanny (18y, b Ohio), Johnnie (11y, b Illinois), Ellie (8y, b Illinois), Mike (5y, b Illinois) and George (37y, b Pennsylvania, occupation farmer)

1880 IA CENSUS – M. Smith (42y, b Ohio) enumerated with husband M. [Michael] (50y, b Pennsylvania, occupation farmer), 4 children, E. [Ella] (16y, b Illinois), M. [Michael Jr] (13y, b Illinois), P. [Lena] (3y, b Iowa) and John (20y, b Illinois) and John’s wife L. [Laurena] (17y, b Canada)

1885 IA STATE CENSUS – Mary Smith (52y, b Ohio) enumerated with husband Michael (57y, b Pennsylvania, occupation farmer) and 3 children, Ella (24y, b Illinois), Michael Jr (18y, b Illinois) and Lena (9y, b Iowa)

1900 OR CENSUS - Mary Smith, age 68, mother of 8 children 5 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Jun 1868 (sic) in Ohio, is enumerated with her husband of 50 years, Michael, age 72, occupation farm laborer, b. Oct 1827 in Pennylvania, along with Michael, age 30, b. Mar 1870 in Illinois, and Rosy [married to Michael Jr. 1 year], age 27, mother of 1, b. Nov 1873 in Oregon, along with their daughter Mabel, age 8 months, b. Nov 1899 in Oregon.

1920 OR CENSUS – Mary Smith (87y, b Ohio, widowed) enumerated with her son John (55y, b Illinois, widowed) and his 8 children, all born in Oregon, Jessie (14y), Effie (13y), Elsie (11y), Zella (10y), Elma (8y), Verna (6y), Vernon (6y) and Ronald (2y)


OSBH DC (Polk County 1923) #16 - Mary Magdalena Smith, female, widowed, b. 19 Feb 1831 at Canton, Ohio, d. 8 Feb 1923, near Zena, 8 mi N of Salem, at the age of 91 yrs 11 mos 19 days, 5 year resident of the area, interment Zena; informant Mrs. Ella Withan, Hood River, Oregon.




At Rest
Mary Magdalene Smith
Born Feb. 18, 1831
Feb. 8, 1923
[shares marker with Michael]


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1923) #16 

1870 IA CENSUS (Adair co, Dayton, FA#13)

1880 IA CENSUS (Adair co, Orient, ED 8, FA#71)

1885 IA STATE CENSUS (Adair co, Orient, FA#62)

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Spring Valley, ED 172, sheet 3B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 365, sheet 3A)

ROW: V 10 B6  

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