Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon
Funeral services were held at the Christian church at Lostine, Friday morning, September 18, at ten o’clock for Mrs. Mary E. Warren, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs, Jessie Hammack. Rev. Ford of Enterprise conducted the services and internment was in the Wallowa cemetery by the side of two grand-daughters who preceded her in death.
Mary E. Warren was born March 6, 1852 in Stockholme, N. Y., and died Sept., 17, 1931 at Lostine at the age of 79 years, 6 months and 11 days.
She was married to Mason Sherman Allen at the age of 19 years. To this union four children were born, two of whom are living, Lester Edgar Warren and Mrs. Jessie Hammack, both of Lostine.
Mr. Allen died and in 1881 Mrs. Allen married Samuel Warren. Five children were born and all are living. They are: David Warren of Dayton, Wash., James Warren and Samuel Warren of Ontario, Or, Mrs. Maude Whittit, Enterprise and O.P. Warren, Lostine. Besides her seven children she leaves 18 grandchildren.
Mary Warren came west in 1888 and has been a resident of Oregon for twenty years. She was a member of the Adventist church for many years.
“Grandma” Warren, as she known to her many friends, spent her last years with her daughter Mrs. Hammack.
Note: Mary’s maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Harris.
Mrs. Hammack was Jessie May Allen, Purinton, Robinson, Hammack. She was the wife of James Lafayette Hammack.
Enterprise Record Chieftain, September 24, 1931, Page 6
Contributed by: Sue Wells
O. P Warren is Orpheus P. – Gary