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Myrtle Elmina Long Shaeffer
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1883
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1971
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Myrtle Elmina Long was born to Edward Long and Arminta Dennis.

Myrtle Long married Henry Arthur Shaeffer Sep. 28, 1911.

Together they had a son; Benjamin Woodrow Shaeffer, and a daughter; Maysel Shaeffer-Hansen

After Myrtle lost her husband in 1924, she was left to support her two children alone. Her beautician suggested she learned how to give permanents. She started by going door to door giving permanents. She eventually opened her own beauty salon.

Myrtle is my great grandmother.


Myrtle E. Shaeffer, 88, 3085 Elderberry Drive S, died Saturday in a Salem nursing home.
Born in Brooks, she had lived in Portland from 1925 -1969 where she operated a beauty salon. She resided in Salem the past 14 months.
Surviving are daughter Mrs. Hansen, Salem; one son Ben W., San Bernardino, Calif., brothers Willard and Ernest Long, both of Portland, four grandsons and seven great grandchihldren.
Private services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Virgil T. Golden mortuary, Dr. S. Raynor Smith officiating. Private interment will be at Enterprise, Ore. The family suggests contributions to Salvation Army.

Statesman, Salem, Oregon
Sunday, February 28, 1971

A special thank you to Michele Drayton-Fisher for the headstone photo.
Family links: 
  Edward Long (1856 - 1924)
  Arminta I. Dennis Long (1857 - 1934)
  Henry Arthur Shaeffer (1883 - 1924)
  Benjamin Woodrow Shaeffer (1912 - 1981)*
  Maysel Arminta Shaeffer Hansen (1916 - 1998)*
  Ralph Long (1877 - 1877)*
  Guy Wilford Long (1881 - 1949)*
  Myrtle Elmina Long Shaeffer (1883 - 1971)
  Anna Grace Long Lohr (1884 - 1954)*
  Ray Corbett Long (1886 - 1920)*
  Willard Long (1891 - 1977)*
  Ernest George Long (1895 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Enterprise Cemetery
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Kym☺
Record added: May 28, 2007
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Myrtle Elmina <i>Long</i> Shaeffer
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Myrtle Elmina <i>Long</i> Shaeffer
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Myrtle Elmina <i>Long</i> Shaeffer
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