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Mary Ellen Harrington Gibbons
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1853
Greater London, England
Death: Aug. 5, 1916
Linn County
Oregon, USA

Thanks to FAG volunteer Karlene: Per Mary "Ellen" Harrington's granddaughter she was born in London, England.

According to her husband's obituary Mary and George were married on June 4, 1876 and settled in Mayville, OR, living there for 26 years and from there to Shelburn, OR. It lists their six surviving children in 1917 as:
George, John, Talbot, Mrs. J. William Miller, Mrs. George C. Miller, all of Shelburn and Leonard Gibbons of Portland

The Scio Tribune August 10, 1916
Mrs. Mary Ellen Gibbons Dies
After a protracted illness covering a period of seven months, Mrs. Mary Ellen Gibbons, wife of George Gibbons, of Shelburn was relieved of her suffering by death at the family home on Saturday August 5. Her illness was caused by cancer and despite the best care and medical attention, the end came as above noted.
Mary Ellen Harrington was born to English parents on Feb. 4, 1863[sic]. Was married to Geo. Gibbons about 40 yeas ago. The family came to eastern Oregon in 1889 and to the Willamette Valley in 1909, since then nearly all of the time has been spent at Shelburn. Ten children were born, seven of whom are now living, four boys and three girls.
The funeral occurred on Monday and was conducted by Father Lane, of Albany. The burial transpired at the Miller cemetery and was largely attended
(Note: obit does not agree with tombstone birth year)
Family links: 
  George Gibbons (1850 - 1917)*
  George Richard Gibbons (1878 - 1917)*
  John Charles Gibbons (1882 - 1920)*
  Mary Ellen Gibbons Miller (1883 - 1937)*
  Agnes Mae Gibbons Miller (1887 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
ELLEN 1853-1916
GEORGE 1850 -1917
Miller Cemetery
Linn County
Oregon, USA
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Originally Created by: Cathy Morgan
Record added: Jun 24, 2011
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Mary Ellen <i>Harrington</i> Gibbons
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Mary Ellen <i>Harrington</i> Gibbons
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Mary Ellen <i>Harrington</i> Gibbons
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 Added: Jan. 19, 2013

- Cathy Morgan
 Added: Jul. 25, 2011

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