Frances Ellen Hare died just 39 days short of her 105th birthday. She was the widow of the Rev Joseph Hare, who died in 1880 in Ohio. She was a member of the Davenport family of Virginia. Her father, Judge Davenport, occupied the Supreme Court bench of that state for several years and represented his district in Congress three successive terms. The family moved to Ohio when Frances was seven.
Her eldest son, the late W D Hare, was prominent in Oregon political affairs.
At her 100th birthday she was living with her daughter Mrs. Flora Hare Gilman at 239 Ninth Street in Astoria, Oregon where she made her home for the previous 26 years.
She was educated in public school in Winchester, Va and in Ohio. As a child she read newspaper accounts slavery issues in the South. During the Civil War she was active with the women who worked to alleviate suffering among the sick and wounded troops.
At her death her seven surviving children were Mrs. Flora Gilman and Mrs. R. R. Hoagland of Astoria; C. C. Hare, C. R. Hare, R. N. Hare and Mrs. M. E. Mitchell of St Paul, Minn; and Joseph Hare of Bismarck, North Dakota.
John Davenport (1788 - 1855)
Martha Davenport (1788 - 1868)
Flora Hare Gilman (1832 - 1916)*
Marion Rose Hoagland (1855 - 1938)*
Ocean View Cemetery
Created by: Sheila ND
Record added: Aug 07, 2012
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