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Halls Ferry Cemetery ~ Royal 'Roy' O. Witzel ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Witzel, Royal 'Roy' O.
LAST: Witzel FIRST: Royal 'Roy' MID: O.
BORN: 1876 DIED: 28 Jul 1942 BURIED: 
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
1880 OR CENSUS - Royal Witzel, age 4, b. Oregon, is enumerated with William A., age 35, occupation farmer, b. Georgia, and Lou E., age 26, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE - "Royal O. Witzel, over 21 & Beatrice P. Howell, over 18, m 29 Apr 1899 at house of W.P. Howell by John Parsons, M.G.  First Methodist Episcopal Church. Aff: H.C. Moran.  Wit: Clara Loyd & Edwin Macy.  #5667 pg 352".
1900 OR CENSUS - Royal Witzel, age 23, married 1 year, occupation farmer, b. May 1877 in Oregon, and his wife PEarl, age 22, b. Oregon, are enumerated with his father William A. Witzel, age 55, occupation farmer, b. Nov 1844 in Georgia, and Louisa, age 46, mother of 3 children, b. Sep 1853 in Oregon, along with Herbert, age 18, b. Dec 1881 in Oregon, and Lena, age 13, b. Feb 1887 in Oregon. 
1930 OR CENSUS - Roy O. Witzel, age 54, married at age 23, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Pearl, age 51, married at age 20, b. Oregon, along with Kenneth, age 28, single, occupation insurance agent, b. Oregon, Helen, age 16, b. Oregon, and Helena, age 16, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - Marker gives year of birth as 1876, 1900 census as 1877.
Royal Witzel
1876 - 1942
Saucy Survey & Photographs
Marriage Records of Marion Co., OR, Vol. IX, 1897-1900, pg 29
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 86, pg 28D)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 141, sheet 3B)
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 85, sheet 5B)

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