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Jennie Elliott SammsAge: 50 years18811931

Name
Jennie Elliott Samms
Given names
Jennie Elliott
Surname
Samms

Jennie Elliott Knapp

Name
Jennie Elliott Knapp
Type
married name
Given names
Jennie Elliott
Surname
Knapp
Birth April 25, 1881 24 24
Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.5 Longitude: W98.0

Birth of a sisterKattie Samms
about 1884 (Age 2 years)

Census March 1, 1885 (Age 3 years) Age: 4
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.971667 Longitude: W95.235278

Residence about December 1885 (Age 4 years)
Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States
Latitude: N45.424167 Longitude: W117.276944

Death of a sisterKattie Samms
before April 1, 1889 (Age 7 years)

Census April 1, 1889 (Age 7 years) Age: 8
Pierce, Washington Territory, United States
Latitude: N47.05 Longitude: W122.11

Census April 1, 1892 (Age 10 years) Age: 11
Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.05 Longitude: W122.11

Census June 1, 1900 (Age 19 years) Age: 19
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Birth of a daughter
#1
Gertrude Knapp
September 10, 1902 (Age 21 years)
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Census April 15, 1910 (Age 28 years) Age: 29
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Death of a paternal grandmotherRhoda Elliott Marshall
December 16, 1912 (Age 31 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Penn Samms
May 19, 1914 (Age 33 years)

Residence September 12, 1918 (Age 37 years)
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Census January 1, 1920 (Age 38 years) Age: 38
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Marriage of a childRaymond Emory “Ray” HathawayGertrude KnappView this family
December 20, 1923 (Age 42 years)
Montesano, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States
Latitude: N46.985833 Longitude: W123.597778

Death of a fatherEdgar Marion Samms
February 16, 192506:30 (Age 43 years)
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Cause: stroke
Residence February 16, 1925 (Age 43 years)
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Birth of a son
#2
Earl DeLoss Knapp
May 15, 1925 (Age 44 years)

Census April 1, 1930 (Age 48 years) Age: 49
1602 Park Ave, Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.16574 Longitude: W122.03118

Death July 8, 193112:04 (Age 50 years)
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.241389 Longitude: W122.459444

Cause of death: bacterial meningitis due to streptococcus
Burial July 12, 1931 (4 days after death)
Buckley Cemetery, Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.17053 Longitude: W122.02401

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Marriage: October 11, 1877Geneva, Allen, Kansas, United States
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Residence

Buckley Pioneer Passes Away

EARLY RESIDENT OF THIS DISTRICT DIES AT HIS HOME HERE MONDAY MORNING

Edgar M. Samms, a resident of Buckley for the past thirty-eight years passed away at the family home here Monday morning at 6:30.

Deceased had suffered for about eight years from numerous paralytic strokes, one of which came on Saturday night, and from which he did not gain consciousness, but passed away Monday morning.

Mr. Edgar M. Samms was born in Salem, Iowa, September 20, 1856. He moved into Kansas with his parents when a baby. In 1877 he was married to Ella O. Cornell, to which union five childred were born, one dying in infancy. In 1885 he moved with his family to Enterprise, Oregon, and from there to Buckley in 1887, where he was resided ever since.

He was one of the earliest pioneers in this district, coming here when there were only three houses where the town of Buckley now stands.

Besides a wife there is left to mourn four children, Edith M. Squier of Enumclaw, Jenne E. Knapp of Buckley, Irma M. Johnson of Ephrata, and Henry W., who has made his home with his parents. There are nineteen grandchildren and four great grand children. He also leaves three sisters, Cora A. White, and Mary E. Steel of Enterprise, Oregon, and Rachael Webb of Seattle.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon under the direction of Jon McCaskey, at the Methodist church, Rev. Blackwell offciating. Burial in the Buckley cemetery.

Residence

Buckley Pioneer Passes Away

EARLY RESIDENT OF THIS DISTRICT DIES AT HIS HOME HERE MONDAY MORNING

Edgar M. Samms, a resident of Buckley for the past thirty-eight years passed away at the family home here Monday morning at 6:30.

Deceased had suffered for about eight years from numerous paralytic strokes, one of which came on Saturday night, and from which he did not gain consciousness, but passed away Monday morning.

Mr. Edgar M. Samms was born in Salem, Iowa, September 20, 1856. He moved into Kansas with his parents when a baby. In 1877 he was married to Ella O. Cornell, to which union five childred were born, one dying in infancy. In 1885 he moved with his family to Enterprise, Oregon, and from there to Buckley in 1887, where he was resided ever since.

He was one of the earliest pioneers in this district, coming here when there were only three houses where the town of Buckley now stands.

Besides a wife there is left to mourn four children, Edith M. Squier of Enumclaw, Jenne E. Knapp of Buckley, Irma M. Johnson of Ephrata, and Henry W., who has made his home with his parents. There are nineteen grandchildren and four great grand children. He also leaves three sisters, Cora A. White, and Mary E. Steel of Enterprise, Oregon, and Rachael Webb of Seattle.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon under the direction of Jon McCaskey, at the Methodist church, Rev. Blackwell offciating. Burial in the Buckley cemetery.