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Cloverdale Cemetery ~ Mary 'Eunice' Eunice Whitehead ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Whitehead, Mary 'Eunice' Eunice
LAST: Whitehead FIRST: Mary 'Eunice' MID: Eunice
BORN: 26 Feb 1864 DIED: 26 Nov 1907 BURIED: 27 Nov 1907
DEATH PLACE: Turner, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father John J. Barnett
Maiden name of mother Temperance Pearce
OSBH DC (Marion County 1907) #5176 - Eunice Whitehead, female, housewife, b. 26 Feb 1864 in Iowa, d. 26 Nov 1907 four miles southwest of Turner, Oregon at the age of 56 y’s 3 m’s, name of father J.J. Barnett (b. New York), name of mother Temperance (b. Indiana), interment 27 Nov IOOF Turner, undertaker J.M. Ringo, informant Mrs. I. L. Robertson of Turner. DISCREPANCY – age at death stated on DC does not match up with birthdate.
1880 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Barnett, age 16, b. Iowa, is enumerated with John J. Barnett, age 52, occupation farmer, b. Canada, and Temperance, age 38, b. Indiana, along with Ira J., age 18, b. Iowa, Allice C., age 14, b. Iowa, Tempie Bell, age 12, b. Iowa, J. Lena, age 9, b. Iowa, John P., age 7, b. Iowa, Edwin[a] E., age 5, b. Iowa, Henry, [twin], age 3, b. Oregon Harry, [twin], age 3, b. Oregon, and George M., age 8 mos, b. Sept [1879] in Oregon.
1900 OR CENSUS - Mary E. Whitehead, age 36, mother of 4, b. Feb 1864 in Iowa, is enumerated with her husband of 10 years, James E., age 33, occupation shoemaker, b. Dec 1866 in England, year of immigration 1886, along with Ada, age 9, b. Mar 1891 in Oregon, Frank J., age 4, b. Nov 1895 in Oregon, and Bert B., age 1, b. Mar 1899 in Oregon.

PHOTOGRAPH: Barnett Family, circa 1887, shown courtesy of Barbara J. Collins.  
Back Row L to R: Lena Barnett Robertson, Mary Eunice Barnett Whitehead, Herman Wipper, Alice Selina Wipper, Edwina Barnett. 
Middle Row L to R: John Justus Barnett holding George Barnett, Temerance Barnett holding infant who died young, Tempie Belle Barnett.
Front Row L to R: Putman Barnett, Lulu Barnett Chapman.
Boys to the far left are twins Henry and Harry Barnett
The funeral of Mrs. Whitehead, Wednesday, was largely attended, many of the family’s friends from Stayton being present. Interment in the Cornelius (sic)Cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 30 Nov 1907, pg 5
Mary Eunice
Wife of
J.E. Whitehead
Feb. 26, 1864
Nov. 26, 1907
In loving remembrance
OSBH DC (Marion County 1907) #5176 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 86, pg 140C)
Barbara J. Collins
OS 30 Nov 1907, pg 5
SPACE: 3-1-6  

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