|Birth: ||1837, France|
|Death: ||Jun. 22, 1912|
Another Pioneer Gone to Rest.
Mr. Edward Methiot was born in France Jan. 6, 1837, coming to America at the age of 5 years with his parent who settled in Ohio, living there for ten years, when they came to Oregon by way of Cape Horn.
His parents located on a farm near Butteville in this county, which became hi home until the day of his death, Saturday, June 22, 1912, at the age of 75 years, 5 months and 16 days. He was married to Miss Julia Labbe, of Portland, Nov. 5, 1872. Five children were born to this union, two sons—William and Peter, and three daughters—Mrs. John Mattieu and Mrs. Eva Smith, all of Butteville, and Mrs. Ben Quinn, of Donald.
He was a man of sturdy character, strict honesty in all his dealings with his fellow men and respected by all his neighbors and friends. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, five children, and thirteen grandchildren also one brother living in Tacoma, Washington; two sisters, one in Portland, Oregon, the other in California, and many other relatives and friends.
In early life he united with the Lutheran church remaining a member until called to depart for the unseen shores of the land beyond.
Funeral services were held in the Congregational church at Butteville, Rev. T. T. Vincent, of Woodburn, officiating. The interment was in the Butteville cemetery. Among those in attendance at the funeral was Mr. Labbe, the French consul at Portland, who is a relative of Mrs. Methoit.
The Woodburn Independent Newspaper
June 27, 1912, Page 5, Column 3
Julia Francis Labbe Mathiot (1854 - 1927)*
Alene Marie Mathiot Quinn (1866 - 1959)*
Eva Mathiot Smith (1877 - 1919)*
William E. Mathiot (1880 - 1915)*
Peter Silas Mathiot (1886 - 1931)*
Plot: Row 1, NE Quarter, Plot 6
Maintained by: Cliff McDuffee
Originally Created by: Susan Kelly
Record added: Jan 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17729944
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