Mary Lulu McTeer

Name: Mary Lulu McTeer
Born: 13 January 1863 / Dayton, Oregon
Died: 1 December 1872 / Dayton, Oregon
Parents: Robert McTeer & Sarah Jane Odell McTeer
Cause of death: Diptheria

Mary Lulu was nearly 10 years old when she died of diptheria. Two of her siblings (Ella and Harry), as well as her mother, are also buried in the Odell Pioneer Cemetery.

Headstone inscription:

Daughter of
Jan. 13 1863
Dec. 1 1872

Note: Mary Lulu’s headstone reads that she was born in the year 1863, but multiple sources list her as being born in 1862. We will continue to research to determine which birth year is accurate.

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Reference: 1870 United States Federal Census | Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Odell Cemetery Biographies, p.41 |