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Hunsaker Cemetery ~ Esther Markham ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Markham, Esther
LAST: Markham FIRST: Esther MID: 
BORN: 24 Oct 1834 DIED: 13 Jun 1915 BURIED: 
BIRTH PLACE:  Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
1850 MO CENSUS - Ester Hobson, age 16, b. Iowa, is enumerated with George, age 59, occupation farmer, b. North Carolina, and Deborah, age 58, b. North Carolina.
1st MARRIAGE – Esther Hobson md Thomas Gentry 1 May 1853 in Holt Co., Missouri.
2nd MARRIAGE – Thomas Markham, before 1870
1870 MO CENSUS - Esther Markham, age 33, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Thomas Markham, age 43, occupation harness maker, b. New York, along with George Gentry, age 13, b. Missouri, Wesley T. Gentry, age 11, b. Missouri, and John Gentry, age 9, b. Missouri. Also enumerated with the family is Abraham D. Miller, age 40, occupation carpenter, b. Indiana.
1880 OR CENSUS - Esther Markham, age 45, married, b. Indiana, is enumerated with sons George H. Gentry, age 23, farmer, b. Missouri, T.W., age 22, farmer, b. Missouri, and J. L., age 18, b. Missouri.
1910 OR CENSUS - Esther Markham, age 75, widow, mother of 4 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Indiana, is enumerated as “mother” in the home of John J. Gentry, age 48, timber laborer, b. Oregon, and his wife of 28 years, Martha, age 48, b. Missouri, along with Roy, age 23, b. Oregon, Charles, age 21, b. Oregon, Thomas, age 18, b. Oregon, and Rella A., age 12, b. Oregon.
1834 – 1915
At Rest
J. Hunsaker
Bates Survey
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Marion County 1915) #215 
Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900
1850 MO CENSUS (Holt Co., Dist 38, FA #384)
1870 MO CENSUS (Andrew Co., Jackson, FA #15) 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion, Marion Co., ED 86, pg 131B) 
1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 215, sheet 5B)

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