Gore, Etta McEwen – Obituary

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Rev. Floyd Brown of the First Baptist church conducted funeral services Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Etta McEwen Gore, who passed away Friday after a short illness. Mrs. Gore was born here on March 6, 1873, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McEwen and third white child born in the valley [Kittitas Valley]. In 1888 [10-13-1889] she married William Lee and after some years wed Wilfred A. Gore, who died in 1916 [7-27-1918].

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Harry T. Logsden of Texas City, Tex.; her sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Ferguson of Ellensburg and Mrs. A. L. Wheeler [Laura].


Etta divorced William H. Lee on November 27, 1895. He was from Missouri. After the divorce, he left Ellensburg. Etta took back her maiden name. William and Etta had one daughter, Hazel Lee. Etta married Wilford Gore on December 25, 1898. Etta died May 22, 1936 and is buried in the IOOF Cemetery in Ellensburg



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White, Judy Wallis. Kittitas County, Washington Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 29 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/washington/gore-etta-mcewen-obituary.htm - Last updated on Oct 29th, 2011


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