|Birth: ||Dec., 1818|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 1880|
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:
Jacob Willis (1792 - 1849)*
Samuel Neal Vance (1807 - 1886)*
Mary Virginia Willis Howell (1841 - 1933)*
George Washington Willis (1847 - 1920)*
61 Y's 4 M's
Note: I love the inscription on her tombstone: gone but not forgotten...how true.
Mountain View Cemetery
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