Elizabeth Belle <I>Laird</I> Folston

Elizabeth Belle Laird Folston

Birth
Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Death 23 Aug 1989 (aged 86)
Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Heather Corridor, crypt 214
Memorial ID 158410948 · View Source
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Excerpts from the Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
Name: Mrs. Elizabeth Belle Folston.
Birth Date: 31 Mar. 1905
Birth Place: Todd, Minnesota [Bertha, Minnesota].
Death Date: 23 Aug 1989
Father: Joseph F. Laird.
Mother: Mary B. Shember.
Notes: Sep 1942: Name listed as ELIZABETH BELLE FOLSTON; 03 Nov 1975: Name listed as ELIZABETH BELLE HUTCHISON; 30 Aug 1989: Name listed as ELIZABETH B. HUTCHISON.

Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008.
Name: Elizabeth Belle Hutchison.
Age: 86.
Birth Date: 31 March 1903.
Death Date: 23 August 1989.
Death Place: Multnomah County.
Spouse: Joseph.
Certificate: 89-16320.

Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2009.
Name: Elizabeth Laird.
Marriage Date: 7 June 1929.
Marriage Place: Deschutes County, Oregon.
Spouse: James Folston.

Web: Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934
Name: Elizabeth Belle Laird.
Birth Date: 31 Mar. 1903.
Birth Place: Todd, Minnesota.
Father's Surname: Laird.
Mother's Maiden Name: Shomber
Certificate Number: 1903-28669.

The June 1905, Minnesota Territorial and State Census, listed Elizabeth B. Laird as age 2, born in Minnesota. The family was living in Germania, Todd County, Minnesota. The family members were, Joseph Laird and Mary B. Laird, and children Laren M., Alfred, Elizabeth B., Alice, and Josiah.

1910 US Federal Census, Barrett, Todd County, Minnesota.
Joseph Laird, Head, 46, Married 12 years, Wisconsin, Virginia, Ohio, Farmer, General Farm.
Mary Laird, Wife, 34, Married 12 years, 5 children born, 5 children living, Iowa, Iowa, Missouri.
Laurin Laird, Son, 11, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa.
Alfred Laird, Son, 9,Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa.
Lizzie Laird, Daughter, 7, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa.
Daisy Laird, Daughter, 3, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa.
Ada Laird, Daughter, 0, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa.

1920 US Federal Census, Lantz, Adams County, Washington.
Bertie M. Laird, Head, 43, Married, Iowa, Iowa, Missouri, Farmer, Stock farm.
Loren M. Laird, Son, 20, Single, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa, Laborer, Track Man RR.
Alfred V. Laird, Son, 18, Single, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa, Laborer, Track Man RR.
Elizabeth B. Laird, Daughter, F, W, 16, S, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, attended school.
Daisy A. Laird, Daughter, 12, Single, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, attended school.
Ada B. Laird, Daughter, 10, Single, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, attended school.
Judson W. Laird, Son, 7, Single, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, attended school.

1930 US Federal Census, Mitchell, Wheeler County, Oregon.
Elizabeth Folston and husband, James Folston, were living in the home of James' widowed father, William. Elizabeth was listed as Daughter-In-Law, age 25, Married, born in Minnesota. She was working as a public school teacher. Her father was born in Wisconsin, and her mother born in Iowa. James was listed as age 22, born in Oregon, working as a laborer doing road work. William's father was widowed, age 60, born in Michigan, working as a laborer. Also in the home was James' two brothers, Lawrence and William, and two sisters, Ellen and Ruth, all born in Oregon.

1940 US Federal Census, Madras, Jefferson County, Oregon.
James Falston, Head, 32, Married, Oregon, Engineer.
Elizabeth Falston, Wife, 35, Married, Minnesota.
Beverly Falston, Daughter, 7, Oregon, Oregon, Minnesota.
James Falston, Son, 5, Oregon.

[NOTE: The obituary for Elizabeth's husband, James, listed a son, James Jr., and a daughter, Beverly Watkins.]
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City Directories, 1934, Eugene Oregon: James E. Folston and Elizabeth Folston.


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  • Created by: Jan Fenter
  • Added: 20 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 158410948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Belle Laird Folston (31 Mar 1903–23 Aug 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 158410948, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Jan Fenter (contributor 47208659) .