English Cemetery ~ Elvira Mahala Simpson ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Simpson, Elvira Mahala
LAST: Simpson FIRST: Elvira MID: Mahala
GENDER: F MAIDEN NAME: Waymire TITLE: 
BORN: 15 Dec 1844 DIED: 19 Jun 1913 BURIED:  (English Cemetery)
OCCUPATION:  
BIRTH PLACE:  Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Albany, Benton Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
1st MARRIAGE - M.S. Brown & Elvira Waymire, m 16 Jan 1859; Isaac Harris J.P.  In the presence of their parents."
2nd MARRIAGE - Albert H. Simpson & M.E. Brown m 16 Sept 1865 at hse of & by Job Burden, J.P. Wit: Nathan Hussey & Wiliam Borden. Aff. J.L. Collins, pg 242".
1900 WA CENSUS - Mahala E. Simpson, age 55, mother of 9 children 8 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Dec 1844 in Missouri, is enumerateed with her husband of 38 years, Albert H., age 56, occupation butcher, b. Oct 1843 in Arkansas, is enumerated with his wife of 38 years  along with Albert H., age 28, widowed, occupation laborer, b. Jul 1871 in Oregon, Frederick R., age 26, b. Dec 1873 in Oregon, and Thomas S., age 20, b. Feb 1880 in Oregon.
1910 OR CENSUS - Mahala E. Simpson (65y, b MO, mother of 9 children, 8 living at time of census), enumerated with husband of 45 years (his first marriage, her second marriage) Albert H. (66y, b AR), and son Thomas S. (30y, b OR)
OBITUARY: 
INSCRIPTION: 
Elvira M., His Wife
1844 -1913
[shares marker with A.H. Simpson]
SOURCES: 
Saucy/Tolle Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Benton County 1913) #2394
Polk County Oregon Marriage Records 1849 - 1879, pg 16
Polk County Oregon Marriage Records 1849 - 1879, pg 31
1900 WA CENSUS (Whitman Co, Guy, ED 91, Sheet 1B)
1910 OR CENSUS (Benton Co, Fairmount, ED 5, Sheet 2A)
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ROW: 25-8