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Cloverdale Cemetery ~ William W. Strode ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Strode, William W.
LAST: Strode FIRST: William MID: W.
BORN: 24 Sep 1849 DIED: 29 Feb 1916 BURIED: 1 Mar 1916
BIRTH PLACE:  Illinois
DEATH PLACE: Turner, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Levi Strode
Maiden name of mother Samantha Vaughn
[parents MARRIAGE - Levi Strode md Samantha Vaughn 20 Dec 1848 in Warren Co., Illinois.  Source - Illinois Statewide Marriage Index]
OSBH DC (Marion County 1916) #341 – William Strode, male, divorced, farmer, b. 24 Sep 1850 in Illinois, d. 29 Feb 1916 near Turner, Oregon at the age of 65 y’s 5 m’s 5 d’s, name of father Levi Strode, interment 1 Mar Cornelius Cemetery, undertaker G.E. Terwilliger, informant J.L. Strode of Chico, California.
1860 IL CENSUS - William W. Strode, age 10, b. Illinois, is enumerated with Levi, age 41, occupation farmer, b. Kentucky, and Cynthia, age 39, b. Tennessee, along with Mary A., age 8, John, age 6, Levi, age 3, and Cynthia, age 4 months, all born in Illinois. 
1870 IL CENSUS - William Strode, age 20, b. Illinois, is enumerated with Samantha, widowed, age 48, b. Tennessee, along with John, age 16, b. Illinois, Levi L., age 13, b. Illinois, and S. Ann, age 10, b. Illinois.  Also enumerated with the family is Adele Miller, age 14, b. England.
DISCREPANCY - in 1860 census record the mother is called Cynthia, in 1870, she is called Samantha.  Age and place of birth remain the same.
1st MARRIAGE - William Strode md Mariah H. Wiltsey 12 Oct 1873 in Warren Co., Illinois (Vol. D, pg 36, License #00000060).
1880 IOWA CENSUS - William Strode, age 30, occupation farmer, b. Illinois, is enumerated with Angeline M. [Mariah/Maria], age 22, b. Illinois, along with James L., age 5, b. Illinois.  Also enumerated with the family are Henry Wilsey [Wiltsey], identified as brother, age 13, b. Illinois, Alvah Tracy, identified as brother, age 7, b. Illinois, and Samantha Stroud [Strode], identified as sister, age 20, b. Illinois.
2nd MARRIAGE - Hettie Gallatin
1910 OR CENSUS - William Strode, age 55, occupation farmer, b. Illinois, is enumerated with his wife of 15 years (his 2nd marriage – her 1st), Hettie, age 40, no children, b. Pennsylvania, along with a nephew, Walter Wood, age 15, b. Kansas. 
DISCREPANCY – DC gives year of birth as 1850 – Marker as 1849.

[William and Hettie were divorced in either 1913 or 1915. There are 2 records in the Oregon Historical Records Index. Marion Co., #11135 for 1913, and Marion Co., #12271 for 1915]
[Hettie Strode md William Richter 6 Dec 1916 in Marion Co., Oregon - source: Oregon Marriages, 1906-1920.  She died 17 Jul 1951 in Marion Co., Oregon.  DC #7914.  The names of her parents given in that document are Abram Gallatin and Mary Miller.]
William Strode
1849 – 1916
OSBH DC (Marion County 1916) #341 
1860 IL CENSUS (Warren Co., Kelly, FA #2225)
1870 IL CENSUS (Warren Co., Kelly, FA #123)
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
1880 IOWA CENSUS (Ringgold Co., Middle Ford, ED 198, pg 61 A)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Brooks, ED 124, sheet 15A)
1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner, ED 225, sheet 1B)
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