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Mary Ellen Hamilton-Willis- Vance
Birth: Dec., 1818
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1880
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA

Mary was first married to Jacob Willis. He died before 1850 in the California gold fields.
Mary remarried Samuel Neal Vance he had 3 children by his first wife.

Someone had Samuel's dates put on the back of Mary's Headstone which made everyone think he was buried here, but he is not. He is buried in the Liberty Nye cemetery in Brownsville Oregon.

Samuel was an Oregon Trail Pioneer of 1843. He married Mary Ellen Hamilton Willis Sept 24, 1851 in Oregon City.

She is my G-G-G Grandmother and an Oregon Trail pioneer of 1847.

Mary and Jacob Willis had 4 children:

Mary Virginia
Andrew Hamilton
George Washington
Amanda Melvina
Family links: 
  Jacob Willis (1792 - 1849)*
  Samuel Neal Vance (1807 - 1886)*
  Mary Virginia Willis Howell (1841 - 1933)*
  George Washington Willis (1847 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
61 Y's 4 M's
Note: I love the inscription on her tombstone: gone but not true.
Mountain View Cemetery
Oregon City
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section Old Cemetery, Plot 124
Maintained by: Penny Wood Spaziani
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Jun 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19944928
Mary Ellen <i>Hamilton-Willis-</i> Vance
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Mary Ellen <i>Hamilton-Willis-</i> Vance
Added by: Penny Wood Spaziani
Mary Ellen <i>Hamilton-Willis-</i> Vance
Added by: Penny Wood Spaziani
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- Penny Wood Spaziani
 Added: Jan. 24, 2012

- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Sep. 21, 2010
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