Early Resident of Haines Community Buried Saturday
Dies At Maxwell Home August 11th
Muddy Creek-(Special)- Mrs. Mary Jane Davidson passed away August 11 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Nancy Maxwell.
Mrs. Davidson, who was a member of the Baptist church in Haines, was born January 29, 1855 in Effingham, Illinois. She crossed the plains from Illinois to California in 1876 and in 1879 moved to Haines. She has made her home with Mrs. Maxwell for the past few years.
Funeral services were held at two o’clock Saturday afternoon in the Baptist Church. Rev. Ralph Goraline officiating.
Mrs. Davidson is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Millie Engstrom of Haines; two sons, Charles L. Swan of Haines and Robert Tracy Davidson of Seattle; three sisters; one brother; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
The community extends its sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, August, 1937
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor