Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Beckwiths in:
 • Mount Hope Cemetery
 • Baker City
 • Baker County
 • Oregon
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Gladies Edna Whitaker Beckwith
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Mar. 4, 1907
Baker County
Oregon, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1981
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA


Occupation: Employed in funeral home in Grass Valley, California

Married 9 times, one child

Married (1): Jan 3, 1924, GEORGE WILLIAM DONALDSON, Jr. (her step-brother), Ada, Idaho

One child:
1. Delbert W. DONALDSON
Jan 22, 1924 - Nov 14, 1994

Married (?): Jul 1, 1950, ROYLAN TIMMONS, Grant Co., Oregon

Married (?): EARL BECKWITH

Grandma Mae Whitaker divorced her husband William. In those days to go out on your own and support 3 young kids must have been very hard. She worked as a cook in the logging camps. She met and married George Donaldson Sr. He had a son George Jr. Donaldson and George Jr. and Gladies created Delbert Donaldson. George Jr. was not fond of that idea so ran off to Mexico. Big George brought him home by the scruff of his neck and forced him to marry Gladies.
Source: Dolores Dougherty 
Family links: 
  William M Whitaker (1869 - 1943)
  Mae Lillian Green Donaldson (1886 - 1977)
  George William Donaldson (1901 - 1992)
  Lois Paula Whitaker Lilly (1904 - 1987)*
  Albert William Whitaker (1906 - 1996)*
  Gladies Edna Whitaker Beckwith (1907 - 1981)
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA
Maintained by: Catherine Clemens...
Originally Created by: Dan & Barbara
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60196332
Gladies Edna <i>Whitaker</i> Beckwith
Added by: Catherine Clemens Sevenau
Gladies Edna <i>Whitaker</i> Beckwith
Added by: Dan & Barbara
Gladies Edna <i>Whitaker</i> Beckwith
Added by: Dan & Barbara
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service