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SAXTON, Mary Jane, obituary

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SAXTON, Mary Jane, obituary

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The Klickitat County Agriculturist, Goldendale, WA., September 6, 1913, page 2
"Klickitat Intelligence"

Grandma Saxton, an old pioneer of Klickitat county, aged 89 years, died this week, the funeral being held on Wednesday last, the interment being in the Goldendale Odd Fellows' cemetery. Mrs. Saxton had for some time past resided at Portland. She is the mother of Frank, John and George Saxton, all well-known farmers of this vicinity.


The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., September 4, 1913, page 5


Died -- At Portland, Oregon, Monday September 1st, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. F.P. Coulter, Mary Jane Saxton, at the age of 89 years, 3 months and 12 days, after a long lingering illness. Funeral services are to be held in Goldendale. Interment to follow in the Goldendale Cemetery. Mrs. Jane Saxton came across the plains with her husband and family, in 1856; a long journey of many hardships. During the trip, which lasted six months, a son was born, and a baby girl died. The Saxtons settled in southern California, remaining a few years, when they came to Klickitat County, and took up a homestead not far from Goldendale. Mr. Saxton died sixteen years ago, and his wife will be laid to rest beside his remains in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. She was the mother of the children, six of whom are living at present; Frank and George Saxton,; Mrs. F.P. Coulter, of Portland; John Saxton, of Warren, Ore., Mary Casady, at Marysville, Wash. The deceased has a large acquaintance throughout the valley where she has been known and loved many years.

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