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Cloverdale Cemetery ~ Winfield Scott LaFore ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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LaFore, Winfield Scott
LAST: LaFore FIRST: Winfield MID: Scott
BORN: 9 Jul 1852 DIED: 13 Dec 1926 BURIED: 15 Dec 1926
DEATH PLACE: Turner, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Louis LaFore
Maiden name of mother Elizabeth Krout
1st wife - Helen Luella Russ
2nd wife - Rachel Johnston Byland
OSBH DC (Marion County 1926) #828 – Winfield Scott LaFore, male, widowed (Rachel), farmer, b. 9 Jul 1852 in Iowa, d. 13 Dec 1926 in Turner, Oregon at the age of 74 years, name of father Louis LaFore (b. Ohio), maiden name of mother Elizabeth Krout (b. Ohio), interment 15 Dec at Hunsaker Cemeter (sic - Cloverdale)
1860 IA CENSUS - Winfield S. Lafore, age 7, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Lewis Lafore, age 43, (notation in this record says “gone to Pikes Peak”), b. Ohio, and Elizabeth, age 41, b. Ohio, along with Mary E., age 21, b. Ohio, Peter, age 18, b. in Ohio, Margaret, age 13, b. Iowa, Sarah H., age 10, b. Iowa, and Eber M., age 4, b. Iowa.
MARRIAGE – “W.S. Lafore, over 21 & Helen L. Russ, over 18, m 14 Jun 1878 at house of J.C. Thompson; James Coffey, J. P. Wit: W. S. Beckner & Josie Lafore. #2162 pg 444.”
2nd MARRIAGE – W.S. Lafore md Rachel Byland 12 Sep 1916 in Marion Co., Oregon.
[NOTE - Rachel Johnston Byland, is the daughter of William C. Johnston, and the sister of Barbara Johnston Canos, and Ann Johnston Morris, who are buried here at Cloverdale]
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 360, sheet 4B)
Winfield S. Lafore, age 67, occupation farmer, b. Iowa, is enumerated with wife, Rachel, age 64, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY – Obit and DC give place of burial as Hunsaker Cemetery – but marker found in Cloverdale Cemetery.
At the home, 3 miles west of Turner, Monday, Dec. 12, Winifred [Winfield] LaFore, age 71 year, husband of Mrs. Rachel LaFore; father of Louis C. LaFore and Mrs. J. C. Lapphier of Portland; grandfather of Robert Lapphier. Funeral services today at 1 p.m. from the home. Interment in Hunsaker (sic – Cloverdale) cemetery under the direction of Rigdon mortuary.
Oregon Statesman 15 Dec 1926 pg 5
Winfield S. LaFore
1852 - 1926

OSBH DC (Marion County 1926) #828
1860 IA CENSUS (Linn Co., Mount Vernon, FA #425)
Marion County Oregon Marriage Records 1874-1879, Vol. II, pg 37 
Oregon Marriages, 1906-1920
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 360, sheet 4B)
OS 15 Dec 1926 pg 5


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