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Cora A. SammsAge: 80 years18601940

Name
Cora A. Samms
Given names
Cora A.
Surname
Samms

Cora A. White

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Cora A. White
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Cora A.
Surname
White
Birth 1860 26 21

Census May 1, 1865 (Age 5 years) Age: 4
Geneva, Allen, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.016944 Longitude: W95.494167

Census June 1, 1870 (Age 10 years) Age: 9
Geneva, Allen, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.016944 Longitude: W95.494167

Census March 1, 1875 (Age 15 years) Age: 14
Geneva, Allen, Kansas, United States
Latitude: N38.016944 Longitude: W95.494167

Death of a motherRhoda Elliott Marshall
December 16, 1912 (Age 52 years)

Death of a fatherWilliam Penn Samms
May 19, 1914 (Age 54 years)

Death of a brotherEdgar Marion Samms
February 16, 192506:30 (Age 65 years)
Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.162222 Longitude: W122.027778

Cause: stroke
Residence February 16, 1925 (Age 65 years)
Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States
Latitude: N45.424167 Longitude: W117.276944

Burial of a brotherEdgar Marion Samms
February 18, 1925 (Age 65 years)
Buckley Cemetery, Buckley, Pierce, Washington, United States
Latitude: N47.17053 Longitude: W122.02401

Death May 6, 1940 (Age 80 years)
Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States
Latitude: N45.424167 Longitude: W117.276944

Burial
Enterprise Cemetery, Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon, United States
Latitude: N45.432551 Longitude: W117.273957

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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.