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Hunsaker Cemetery ~ George W. Loftiss ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Loftiss, George W.
LAST: Loftiss FIRST: George MID: W.
BORN: Abt 1864 DIED: 25 Sep 1891 BURIED: 
1870 IA CENSUS - George Loftiss, age 5, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Adeline, age 36, b. Indiana, along with John age 18, b. Iowa, Gideon, age 13, b. Iowa, Gilbert, age 11, b. Iowa, Emma, age 7, b. Iowa and Francis, age 3, b. Iowa.
1880 OR CENSUS - George Lofis, age 15, b. Illinois, is enumerated with the family of J.W. and Sophia Hereford.
MARRIAGE – “George W. Loftiss, over 24, & Clara C. Robbins, over 21, m 22 Nov 1888 at house of T.W. Gentry by Lewis Bleakney, J.P. Aff: T.W. Gentry. Wit: W.G. Loftiss & T.W. Gentry. #3581 pg 53”.

[Note - Clara C. Robbins Loftiss married S.J. Condit in 1894, after the death of her husband, George Loftiss. Clara Robbins Loftiss Condit is buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery (aka Condit) with her 2nd husband] 
DISCREPANCY - name spelled Loftis and Loftiss
DISCREPANCY - birthplace given as Iowa in 1870 and Illinois in 1880. 
LOFTISS - At his home near Junction City, of typhoid fever, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1891. Geo. W. Loftiss, after an illness of only nine days.
He grew to manhood in the vicinity of Turner, where he lived until recently. He leaves a wife and child, a mother, sister and four brothers to mourn the loss of one so near to them in this life. He was 27 years of age, nearly, and though seemingly cut down in the midst of greatest opportunities of life, yet all things in God's hands will work out for the best. George was well known and highly esteemed for his integrity and straightforward course in life. Many friends followed his remains to its last resting place, the Hunsaker cemetery.
Evening Capital Journal 26 Sep 1891, 3:4
George E.
Sep. 23, 1891
26 Y’s 11 M’s
19 D’s
What to us is life with out thee
Darkness and despair alone
When with sighs we seek to find thee
This tomb proclaims that thou are come
J. Hunsaker
Bates Survey
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1870 IA CENSUS (Wapello Co., Highland, FA #51)
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 86, pg 131A)
Marriage Records of Marion Co., OR, Vol. IV, 1888-1891, pg 5
ECJ 26 Sep 1891, 3:4

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