Ora M. Coovert

Name: Ora M. Coovert
Born: 8 November 1860 / Dayton, Oregon
Died: 15 June 1863 / Dayton, Oregon
Parents: Abram Coovert & Martha Ann Odell Coovert
Cause of death: Diptheria

Ora Coovert was only two years old when she died.  She died of diptheria only a few months after her sister Henrietta. Ora was the youngest child of Abram and Martha Odell Coovert, and was born at the family’s homestead in Dayton.

Tombstone inscription:

Dau. of A. & M.A. Coovert
June 15 1863
2y’s 7m’s 7d’s

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Reference: findagrave.com | Doris Huffman Papers, Fred Lockley Collection, MSS 1864, Oregon Historical Research Library: Lockley, Fred. “Observations of the Journal Man”, Oregon Journal, November 11, 1932.