Ingersoll, Clara Gordon – Obituary

Mrs. E. D. Ingersoll, one of the oldest pioneers in this district and a long-time resident of the Colockum, died in Seattle this morning after an illness of several weeks.

Clara Albertine Ingersoll, 78, was born March 16, 1863, at Island Gandmaner Province of New Brunswick, Dominion of Canada. She was married to E. D. Ingersoll in November of 1880, and came to the Pacific Coast , traveling by rail to San Francisco, and thence by boat to Seattle. They located at Snohomish and for many years farmed above Everett in the Snohomish Valley, and in 1895 located in Chelan County near Malaga. Later they took a homestead cabin on Colockum Creek, where she resided until a short time ago, when she went to Seattle because of failing health.

She was a member of the Baptist Church and the grange. She is survived by a number of children, Mrs. J. R. Atkeson at whose home she passed away in Seattle, and E. D. Ingersoll, Jr., of Colockum Pass. Jones and Jones will announce funeral arrangements. [Wenatchee City Cemetery]

Wenatchee Daily World, February 14, 1942
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman



Collection: United States Obituaries.

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