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Samuel Ensley
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1845
Warren County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1926
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Oregon Death Index:
Samuel Ensley, died 6 Apr 1926, in Portland [Multnomah County, Oregon], Oregon Death Certtificate: 947.

The Sunday Oregonian [Portland, Oregon], April 11, 1926, page 36, Obituary.
The Sunday Oregonian, April 11, 1926, page 2, Obituary. Samuel Ensley.
Excerpts: The obituary said Samuel died at the home of his grand-daughter Mrs. V. G. Hughes, and he had lived in Sheridan for years. He was born in Warren County, Indiana and crossed the plains with his parents in 1852. The family settled near Oakland, Oregon. It also said he served in the Civil War in the 1st Regiment, Oregon Volunteers. He was survived by his widow and 5 children, Joseph and Ben F. Ensley, Mrs. Cora de Ford, Mrs. Nettie Billmire, and Mrs. Effie Stevens; 25 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. [See the obituary for additional information.]

The 1880 census, the name of the town was not listed, Whitman County, Territory of Washington, page 58C, stamped #379. Date: 15 June 1880, lines 7-17. This shows Samuel as age 35, a farmer, born in Indiana, with a wife named Flitha C., age 29, born in Illinois. They had 6 children: 2 sons, Harmon S. [age 11, born in Oregon], Joseph [age 9, born in Oregon], and 4 daughters, Emma E. [age 7], Nettie J. [age 5], Roanna [age 3], and Mary E. [age 8/12, born in October]. All the daughters were born in Washington Territory.

The 1910 census, 1910 Census, Sam's Valley Precinct, Jackson County, Oregon, E.D. 104. Sheet 12A, stamped #98, dated 17-18-19 May 1910. Lines: 39-42. This census shows Samuel age 66, his wife is now Lydia E., age 64, born in Iowa, and in the same household are two grandsons, Clare and Glynn D. Wallace.

Samuel enlisted in Company A, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Oregon as a private, in the Civil War, on the side of the Union. There is a record that he and his wife, Lydia, applied for his military pension, in October 1890 and in April 1926.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Ensley (1824 - 1888)
  Elizabeth Ann Canutt Ensley (1826 - 1899)
 
 Spouses:
  Talitha Cuma Busby Ensley (1850 - 1883)
  Lydia Eleanor Hoskins Ensley (1846 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Eldora Emma Ensley DeFord (1873 - 1940)*
  Nettie Jane Ensley Leathers Billmire Smith (1876 - 1970)*
  Nettie Jane Ensley Smith (1876 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Ensley (1845 - 1926)
  Henry Ensley (1851 - 1909)*
  Abram Ensley (1853 - 1893)*
  Sarah E Ensley Cook (1855 - 1892)*
  Sarah E Ensley Cook (1855 - 1892)*
  Joseph H Ensley (1857 - 1858)*
  James E Ensley (1861 - 1927)*
  William Grant Ensley (1865 - 1880)*
  Susanna Ensley (1867 - 1880)*
  Christopher Ensley (1869 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO A 1 ORE CAV
 
Burial:
Lincoln Memorial Park
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section: Fairview. Lot: 6. Grave: 10.
 
Maintained by: SilverRose
Originally Created by: Jan Fenter
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98979673
Samuel Ensley
Added by: Jan Fenter
 
Samuel Ensley
Added by: Jan Fenter
 
Samuel Ensley
Added by: Jan Fenter
 
 
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