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Hartley, Jane R. – Obituary

Mrs. Jane R. Hartley Dies At Home Here

Mrs. Jane R. Hartley died at her home in Gresham on Monday morning at 4 o’clock, after an illness lasting several months. Her age was 74 years, 3 months and 27 days.

Mrs. Hartley was born in Yorkville, Illinois, September 20, 1841. Her maiden name was Jane R. Alford. She married to W. T. Hartley 56 years ago in Morris, Illinois, from where they went to Kansas, later coming to Oregon, settling in this state in 1880. They have been residents of Gresham for several years, having come here from eastern Oregon.

Besides her husband she left eight living children, as follows: Mrs. S. S. Thompson, Gresham; Mrs. R. A. Stockdale and Mrs. Ben Pilcher, Walla Walla; Grace Wilson, Dayton, Washington; Nettie Mattison, Shabona, Illinois; Alfred and Roy Hartley, Wallowa, Oregon; C. B. Hartley, Elgin Oregon. One, Cora, died in infancy.

The funeral will be held tomorrow at 11 o’clock from the Gresham M. E. church, Dr. Alfred Thompson officiating. Burial will be made in Mt. Scott cemetery.

Gresham Outlook
Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, Tuesday, January 18, 1916

Last Earthly Rites For Mrs. Hartley

    The funeral of Mrs. Jane R. Hartley, whose death was announced on Tuesday in the Outlook, took place on Wednesday from the Gresham, M. E. church. Dr. Alfred Thompson officiated. The pall bearers were George Sleret, Peter Michel, Ezra Thomas, E. Schwedler, Audley Davis and D. M. Roberts.
Appropriate hyms were sung by a selected choir consisting of Mrs. A. C. Brackenbury, Mrs. Myrtle Myers, Dr. J. N. Clanahan and Jackson Jones. Mrs. Fred Fieldhouse presided at the organ. Interment was made in Mount Scott Park cemetery, the funeral cortege be taken there by special car over the O. W. P.

Gresham Outlook
Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, Friday, January 21, 1916
Contributed by: Tony Kirk

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