Cloverdale Cemetery ~ Mary J. Pearson ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
Pearson, Mary J.
LAST: Pearson FIRST: Mary MID: J.
BORN: 2 Jun 1853 DIED: 1 Jul 1926 BURIED: 4 Jul 1926
BIRTH PLACE:  Linn Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father James Buchanan
Maiden name of mother Lucretia Powell
Spouse - O.H. Bennett Pearson
OSBH DC (Marion County 1926) #460 – Mary J. Pearson, female, married (B. Pearson), b. 2 Jun 1853 in Linn Co., Oregon, d. 1 Jul 1926 in Salem, Oregon (Deaconess Hospital) at the age of 73 years, name of father James Buchanan, maiden name of mother Lucretia Powell, interment 4 Jul IOOF Turner, undertaker W.T. Rigdon & Son, informant B. Pearson of Turner. 
1860 OR CENSUS - Mary J. Buchanan, age 7, b. Oregon, is enumerated with James, age 35, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, and Lucretia, age 30, b. Oregon, along with Henry, age 5, Catharine, age 2, and a male infant, age 1 month, all born in Oregon.
1880 WA CENSUS - Mary Pearson, age 27, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Bennett, age 30, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Eddie, age 7, b. Washington Territory. 
DISCREPANCY - DC gives month of birth as June, marker as Jan.
In this city, July 1, Mary J. Pearson at the age of 73 years, wife of B. Pearson, mother of Ernest C. Pearson of Salem, Merlin Pearson of Turner, Ore. Sister of Edward Buchanan, Portland, Frank Buchanan, Dixie, Wash., William G. Buchanan, Jefferson, Ore. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 4, at 1:30 p.m. from the Friends Church, Marion, Ore. Interment in Turner I.O.O.F. cemetery under the direction of Rigdon & Son.
Oregon Statesman 2 Jul 1926 5:7
Mary J. Pearson
Jan. 2, 1853
July 1, 1926
OSBH DC (Marion County 1926) #460 
1860 OR CENSUS (Linn Co., Harrisburg, FA #192)
1880 WA CENSUS (Walla Walla Co., Waitsburgh, ED 49, pg 218A)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co. Jefferson, ED 140, sheet 3A)
OS 2 Jul 1926 5:7
SPACE: 4-1-5