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 Mary Catherine <I>Short</I> Adams

Mary Catherine Short Adams

Linn County, Oregon, USA
Death 23 Jan 1931 (aged 72)
Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Burial Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 27036989 · View Source
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The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., January 29, 1931, page 6


Mary Catherine Short was born in Linn County, Oregon, Ju1y 30th, 1858. Her parents, Elder John Wesley Short and Mary Ann Short crossed the plains from Iowa in 1853 and settled on the Albany Prairie. In 1860 they moved to Waldo Hills, 11 miles east of Salem. In October 1 1878, she came with her parents to Klickitat county, Washington, returning in July, 1875 to Waldo Hills.
She was married September 24, 1879 to Elder Jacob Edwin Adams and returned with her husband to Klickitat county, Washington where they lived six years in the Pine Forest neighborhood, north of Goldendale. In 1885 they moved to her old pioneer home on Spring Creek where she lived until her death, January 23rd, 1931. Her husband was pastor of the Spring Creek and Cedar Val1ey Baptist churches for twenty-three years prior to his death twelve years ago. She was converted in a Pine Forest revival meeting about forty-seven years ago and joined the Baptist church a few years later.
Her youngest son passed away in November, 1909. The surviving children are Claude, of Klickitat, Washington, Roy, of Colton, Oregon, and Chris, of Goldendale, Washington. Two sisters, Mrs. T.T. Hinshaw, of White Salmon, Washington and Mrs. Susan Smith, of Sutherlin, Oregon survive her.
The funeral services were held in the Spring Creek school house Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Rev. W.H. Muston, of the Baptist church officiating, with interment following in the Spring Creek cemetery.

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