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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Virginia Maude Gorsline ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Gorsline, Virginia Maude
MAIDEN NAME: Sears AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 23 Nov 1879 DIED: 14 May 1965 BURIED: 17 May 1965 (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Lincoln, Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon

1900 OR CENSUS - Maud Sears (b Nov 1879, Oregon) enumerated with parents James K. (b Sept 1846, Iowa, married 21 years) and Laduska (b May 1857, Oregon, mother of 5 children, all living) and 4 siblings, all born in Oregon, Dora (b May 1882), Winnetta (b May 1884), Burnest (b Aug 1885) and Earl (b Sept 1888); also with the family was servant John Allen (b Apr 1869, Oregon)

1910 OR CENSUS - Maude V. Gorsline (30y, b Oregon, mother of 2 children, both living) enumerated with husband of 4 years   William D. (29y, b Oregon) and 2 children, Helen B. (3y, b Oregon) and Lois D. (2y, b Oregon) and father James K. Sears (widowed, b Iowa); also with family was employee Albert Werner (31y, widowed, b Michigan)

1920 OR CENSUS - V. Maud Gorsline (40y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband   William D. (39y, b Oregon) and 2 daughters, Helen L. (13y, b Oregon) and Lois D. (12y, b Oregon) 


OSBH DC (1965 Marion co) #6638 Virginia Maude Gorsline, female, housewife, widowed, spouse William; b 23 Nov 1879, Lincoln, Ore; father James K. Sears; mother Laduska Walker; d 14 May 1965, 1865 Madison St, Salem, age 85y; bur Zena; informant Lois Morris, daughter


Mrs Virginia Maude Gorsline, 85, of 1965 Madison St NE, died Frriday at a Salem nursing home. She was the granddaughter of Major Walter Walker, early settler of the Spring Valley area, Polk County’s first commissioner and an early representative to the Territorial Legislature. Walker Junior High School in West Salem was named after him. Mrs Gorsline was born at Lincoln and lived all her life in the Salem area. She was a member of Englewood Evangelical United Brethren Church. Survivors include daughters Mrs Lois Morris, Salem, and Mrs Helen L. Scott, Hoquiam, Wash; and two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral will be Monday at 1 pm at W.T. Rigdon Mortuary, with burial in Zena Cemetery.
Oregon Statesman, Saturday, May 15, 1965, 3:1


In Memory Of
Virginia Maude


Janseen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (1965 Marion co) #6638

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, McCoy, ED 171, FA#57)

1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, McCoy, ED 245, page 277A)

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Brush College, ED 365, page 167A)
Oregon Statesman, 15 May 1965, 3:1

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