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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ Mary Epler ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Epler, Mary
LAST: Epler FIRST: Mary MID: 
BORN: 6 Jun 1830 DIED: 8 Feb 1913 BURIED: 9 Feb 1913
DEATH PLACE: Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
OSBH DC (Marion 1913) #532 – Mrs. Mary Epler, female, widowed, b. 6 Jun 1830 in Indiana, d. 8 Feb 1913 in Marion at the age of 82 y’s 9 m’s 2 d’s, name of father W.H. Basey, interment 9 Feb at Marion, undertaker E.E. Howell, informant N. Brock.
1850 IL CENSUS - Mary Eggleston, age 19, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Corning Eggleston, age 52, occupation trader, b. Massachusetts, and Rhoan, age 47, b. New York, along with Harrison, age 26, occupation clerk, Lafayette, age 19, occupation farmer, b. New York, Oscar, age 14, b. Canada, and William N., age 9 months, b. Illinois. Also enumerated with the family is Sarah Basey, age 15, b. Indiana. 
1st MARRIAGE - Walter S. Brock, abt 1854
1860 OR CENSUS - M. Brock, female, age 29, b. Illinois, is enumerated with W. S. Brock, age 34, occupation lawyer, b. Canada, along with W. N. Egleston, age 10, b. Illinois, N. S. Brock, male, age 5, b. Oregon, E.W. Brock, male, age 3, b. Oregon, and E.H. Brock, male, age 1, b. Oregon.
1870 CA CENSUS - Mary Brock, age 40, b. Indiana, is enumerated with W. S., age 45, occupation attorney, b. Vermont, along with Norman Brock, age 14, b. Oregon, Walter, age 13, b. Oregon, and Edwin, age 10, b. Oregon. 
2nd MARRIAGE - Horace H. Drake, before 1880
1880 CA CENSUS - Mary Drake, age 48, b. Indiana, is enumerated with husband Horace H. Drake, age 60, occupation farmer, b. Wisonsin, along with Seth Drake, age 15, b. California, Etta Drake, age 14, b. California, and Edwin Brock, age 20, identified as step-son [of Horace], occupation farm laborer, b. Oregon.
3rd MARRIAGE - George W. Epler, 3 Mar 1897
At the home of the bride, in Marion, on Wednesday, March 3, 1897, Mrs. Mary Drake to George W. Epler, Rev. Frank Hinshaw, of the Friends' church, officiating. 
Oregon Statesman 7 March 1897 5:5
[NOTE - George W. Epler is buried at Salem Pioneer Cemetery, with his first wife]
1910 OR CENSUS - Norman S. Brock, age 54, widowed, occupation carpenter, b. Oregon, is enumerated as the head in a home also occupied by Mary Epler, identified as mother [of Norman], age 79, widowed, mother of 6 children 2 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Indiana [hard to read state of birth]. 
DISCREPANCY - maiden name Basey or Eggleston?  Father's name is given as Brock on DC, her last name is given as Eggleston in 1850 census record, and Eggleston at the time of her marriage to Walter Brock.
[From Stephenie Flora's Oregon Pioneer web site – Emigrants to Oregon in 1850, Captains of 1851:
Walter Stuart Brock, 1824 - ?, md 1854 Mary Eggleston, settled Lane Co.]
[NOTE: There is an Estate file #0345 for Walter S. Brock dated 12/31/1869 in Lane Co.]
Mary Basey Epler
Born June 6, 1830
Died Feb. 8, 1913
Aged 82 Yrs. 7 Mos. 2 Da.
(shares marker with Norman S. Brock)
OSBH DC (Marion 1913) #532
1850 IL CENSUS (Grundy Co., Aux Sable, FA #2)
1860 OR CENSUS (Lane Co., Eugene, FA #90)
1870 CA CENSUS (Humboldt Co., Eureka, FA #71)
1880 CA CENSUS (Humbolt Co., Rohnerville, ED 36, pg 411A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 215, sheet 5B)
SPACE: 35  

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