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Edith M. Samms

Name
Edith M. Samms
Given names
Edith M.
Surname
Samms

Edith M. Squier

Name
Edith M. Squier
Type
married name
Given names
Edith M.
Surname
Squier
Census June 1, 1880 Age: 1
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.971667 Longitude: W95.235278

Census March 1, 1885 Age: 6
Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.971667 Longitude: W95.235278

Residence about December 1885
Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States
Latitude: N45.424167 Longitude: W117.276944

Death of a sisterKattie Samms
before April 1, 1889

Census April 1, 1889 Age: 10
Pierce, Washington Territory, United States
Latitude: N47.05 Longitude: W122.11

Census April 1, 1892 Age: 13
Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.05 Longitude: W122.11

Death of a paternal grandmotherRhoda Elliott Marshall
December 16, 1912

Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Penn Samms
May 19, 1914

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

Cause: stroke
Residence February 16, 1926
Enumclaw, King, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.2025 Longitude: W121.994167

Death of a sisterJennie Elliott Samms
July 8, 193112:04
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.241389 Longitude: W122.459444

Cause: bacterial meningitis due to streptococcus
Burial of a sisterJennie Elliott Samms
July 12, 1931
Buckley Cemetery, Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.17053 Longitude: W122.02401

Death of a motherElla Orinda “Ellie” Cornell
April 27, 1937
Enumclaw, King, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.2025 Longitude: W121.994167

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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.