Mary A Allgire age 87 dies New Years Day 1909

Mary Ann Allgire Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF) Eugene Oregon

“ALLGIRE — At 9 a.m. Friday, January 1st, 1909, at the family home, one and a half miles north-west of Eugene, of pleura pneumonia, Mrs. Mary A. Allgire, aged 87 years, 10 months and 9 days.

Mrs. Allgire came here with the family from Indianapolis, Indiana, about six years ago. She was a constant member of the Congregational church from her early life and clung to the faith and hope in death which she lived.  She leaves three sons and three daughters:  James R. and Joseph B., of Indianapolis, Indiana and John  W., of Everett, Washington;  Miss. Eliza Stevens of Sterling, Massachusetts;  Mrs. Martha C. Key and Miss Olive E. Allgire of Eugene.  The funeral announcement will be made later.”  Eugene Morning Register, Jan 2, 1909, pg 8.

Mary F Allgire Pioneer Cemetery (IOOF) Eugene Oregon

The Eugene Pioneer Cemetery  lists her as Mrs. Mary Ann Thompson Glanford Allgire, born 2/23/1821 in Ohio and died 1/1/1909 in Eugene, OR.  Also on cemetery records are Miss Mary F. Allgire, born in Ohio, who died 6/30/1904. John W. Allgire born Ohio, who died 4/5/1924 in Tillamook, OR and Olive E. Allgire born 4/25/1865 and died 2/17/1931 in Eugene OR.   Martha C Allgire Key is also buried at the Pioneer Cemetery, but the location of her grave is in question.  She is either buried in block 56 with the other Allgires or in block 360 with the Key family.  Please note the cemetery records for further information.

1900 Census records for Indiana, Marion Co., Center Township lists Mary A. Allgire as a Widow and Mary F. Allgire as her daughter.


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