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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ Emma Guess ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Guess, Emma
LAST: Guess FIRST: Emma MID: 
BORN: 11 Sep 1856 DIED: 4 Oct 1941 BURIED: 7 Oct 1941
BIRTH PLACE:  New Jersey
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Jacob Francis
Name of spouse Harvey Guess
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #465 – Emma Francis Guess, female, widow, housewife, b. 11 Sep 1856 in England, d. 4 Oct 1941 in Marion, Oregon at the age of 85 y’s 23 d’s, name of father Jacob Francis (b. England), interment 7 Oct at Marion, undertaker Walker & Howell, informant E. Guess of Marion.
1860 IA CENSUS - Emma Francis, age 3, b. New Jersey, is enumerated with Job Francis, age 26, occupation laborer, b. England, and Jane Francis, age 26, b. England, along with John, age 2, b. Illinois, Eleanor, age one month, b. Iowa, and Susannah, age 1, b. Illinois.
1880 IA CENSUS - Emma Guess, age 22, b. New Jersey is enumerated with Harvey Guess, age 26, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, along with Chicago Guess, age 1, b. Iowa.
1910 OK CENSUS - Emma Guess, age 53, mother of 3 children, b. New Jersey, is enumerated with her husband of 32 years, Benjamin H[arvey], age 56, occupation retail store clerk, b. Indiana, along with daughters Toledo, age 26, single, b. Kansas, and Daisy M., age 19, single, b. Kansas.
DISCREPANCY – DC gives birthplace as England, but census records give birthplace as New Jersey.
At the home in Marion, Saturday, October 4, Mrs. Emma Guss [Guess], aged 85 years. Survived by son, Cog Guss [Guess], Marion; a daughter, Toledo Guss [Guess], Marion; one granddaughter, Mrs. Virgil Baxter, Marion, and five great grandchildren. Funeral announcements later from Walker & Howell Funeral home.
Oregon Statesman 5 Oct 1941 5:1
(shares marker with Toledo and Maud)
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #465 
1860 IA CENSUS (Linn Co., Bertram, FA #121) 
1880 IA CENSUS (Ida Co., Galva, page 4D) 
1910 OK CENSUS (Major Co., Cleo, ED 170, sheet 2B) 
OS 5 Oct 1941 5:1
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