Mary E. Herndon

Name: Mary Ellen Turner Herndon
Born: 1854 / Linn County, Oregon
Died: 24 December 1880 / Chehalis County, Washington
Parents: Thomas Alvin Turner & Stacy Shelton Turner
Spouse: Dr. Joseph Steven Herndon
Married: April 12, 1874 / Scio, Oregon
Children:
  • Atherton Herndon (1874–1957)
  • Veronia Herndon Reynolds (1876–1958)

Mary E. Herndon died as a young mother at the age of 26, leaving two small children behind. Mary’s husband, Dr. J.S. Herndon, was a veteran of the Civil War.

Obituary:

Oregonian, 01 January, 1881, p. 1

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Reference: 1870 & 1880 United States Federal Census; Oregon Historical Society; Portland, OR, Index Collection: Biography Index; findagrave.com; Oregonian, 01 January 1881, p.1; Early Oregonians Index, 1800-1860, Oregon Secretary of State; Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington, Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013;