[or-roots] An Oregon question for a change
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Sun Mar 6 21:47:45 PST 2011
less do you have a mary marie gordon.
I have her married a John C. Bradley Oregon 1874 ?
On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Leslie Chapman <opera_70 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Okay I am back on those darn children of great Uncle Nick again.
> I am really going to have to try and contact some of his living
> descendants. Supposedly my sister-in-law has talked to some of them, but
> hasn't been forthcoming with her contact info.
> Most likely because like me she has no idea where it is.
> first of all I want to again post the photos I am trying to identify in the
> vain hope one of those descendants will stumble across this and contact me;
> is the album which anyone in Clackamas county genealogy or historical
> society might also like to look at for some of the scenes.
> (paste both lines in the URL to get there;) is the family as I suspect it
> appeared possibly for someone's wedding say about 1930? It could be a
> funeral, but I have no record of who it might be. either way. I figure this
> picture shows eight grand children for Uncle Nick of whom I have a record
> for five or six, I speculate that the dapper young man sitting on far right
> is Austin Dean b abt 1911, there should be two girls Dorothy b abt 1918,
> Janelle b abt 1921 her brother drowned in Tahkenitch lake in 1932 so it is
> possible this could be on the occasion of his death I suppose, but I suspect
> he is the one being held on the porch rail and maybe his sister just to the
> left of him (his right) if it is him judging his age as twoish would make
> this photo 1929ish since he was b abt 1927 that leave Harry abt 1919 and
> Nick Gordon July 1919 as the two youngest boys.
> What I am looking for at the moment however is more info on the
> wives.Thanks to all the wonderful folks on this list I have plenty of info
> now on Maude Ellen Fromong, mother of Austin, Dorothy, Harry and Nicholas
> who I suspect is the woman with glasses in the picture. The next big mystery
> is Oscar's wife. I have her as Mary Frances Cassidy from the genealogy I got
> from the Lyster family (our connection to the greater Smith River, OR clan)
> but no further information Oscar Orville was b.4/4/1887 in Gardiner and d.13
> Dec 1948 in Clackamas Co. I have him in 1892 with parents and sibs in Grays
> Harbor Co (Chehalis?) WA census, 1900 in Beaver Cr prct, Clackamas Co and
> he is found with Uncle Bert in Gardiner in 1910, but for the life of me I
> cannot find him in 1920. The LDS info lists a Mary Frances Cassidy ma Irivin
> Schultz in 1909 as the only marriage for a woman by that name. Of course it
> is not a complete data base.
> I did find a likely candidate for this bride; in 1900 in Gardiner and 1910
> Florence there is a Hugh Cassidy family with Mary E. b Sept 1891 OR Mary E -
> Mary F doesn't seem too big a stretch. Unfortunately I cannot find either
> her or Orville in 1920 to give me any clue whether I have the right Cassidy.
> The next question I should be able to track down here in Douglas County
> quite easily (famous last words) and it is the maiden name of the mother of
> the drowned boy mentioned earlier. John Lyster Melvin ma abt 1917 Clare E. ?
> she d 5 July 1970 in Multnomah Co, he in 1967 Washington Co. If someone can
> turn up some info on her though it is sure to save me a lot of leg work.
> Last but not least from the Lytser family tree I have a lot of my basic
> (mis?) information from I have Clarence Willie (cousin Caddie, not to be
> confused with great uncle Willie Clarence who always insisted he too was
> Clarence Willie as he for sure was no dam WC) married to Anna ? Now family
> legend is Cad died unmarried, so I suspect this is probably name
> It is due to the bachelorhood of Caddie that I have access to all
> these unlabeled photos.
> Thank you all in advance for any help I might get.
> Leslie Chapman
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