Nancy Angeline <I>Gerking</I> Junkin

Nancy Angeline Gerking Junkin

Sullivan County, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Dec 1938 (aged 83–84)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 11, Lot 58, Grave 2
Memorial ID 144506401 · View Source
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Pioneer Resident Dies At Age Of 84

Nancy Angeline Junkin, 84, pioneer Oregon resident, died at her home at 2137 Southeast Bush street last night following a short illness.

Mrs. Junkin was born December 21, 1854, in Sullivan county, Mo. She accompanied her parents, Jonathan R. and Nancy Myers Gerking, across the plains by ox team in 1862. The family settled near Bethany on Howell Prairie. Later they moved to Gerking flat near Athena.

She married William E. Junkin in 1876 and moved to a homestead near Heppner. After her husand’s death in 1887, Mrs. Junkin moved to Linn county and later to Corvallis. She has resided in Portland since 1903.

She is survived by a brother, Martin Gerking of Ritter; one daughter, Mrs. Florence Chappell of Portland; three sons, W. S. Junkin of Portland, Jonathan B. Junkin of West Orange, N.J., and James B. Junkin of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 P.M. from Moreland Funeral home. Interment will be in Riverview cemetery.

[The Oregonian, 10 Dec 1938, p10]

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