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Poe Family in Oregon

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Places: http://www.city-data.com/city/Poe-Valley-Oregon.html

 

 

 

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Presumably, this Preston T. Poe is of the "William Romulus Poe" group out of KY by way of Clay Co, MO

 

http://www.dentongenealogy.org/Obituaries.htm

Jacqueline Felton has shared the following obituary with us.

 

Preston T. Poe was born in Clay county, Missouri,

the fifth son of J.C. Poe and Margaret P. Denton,

In the year 1864 at the age of 12, he and his parents started on the perilous hazardous journey across the plains.

 

settled in Lane county Oregon.

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His early schooling was completed at Monmouth.

 

On April 8, 1875, Mr. Poe and Rosabelle Childers were united in marriage at Eugene, Ore.

 

The first child

Jane, was born in Oregon in 1876.

 

In 1877 they decided to penetrate the now great Palouse country.

 

At Walla Walla however they learned of the renewal of the Indian outrages. They returned to Prineville, Oregon. The next fall they came to Colfax, Wash. here

the second child, Martha, was born.

 

In 1877 the family settle on the homestead at Poe station, where they reared a family of six children.

 

Martha passed away while the parents were at Colfax.

The three daughters are

Mrs. C.D. Crow, Pullman;

Mrs. H.S. Gibson,

and Mrs. G. Baker, Moscow

and three sons,

Orville,

Carl and

Ernest of Roundup, Mont.

Deceased leaves three brothers and one sister

G.W., and

J.W. of Modesto (incorrect they lived in Moscow and Lewiston, ID.) and

J.H. of Modesto, Cal;

Mrs. M.E. Urton of Spokane.

 

Zachariah Poe was the 3rd son of Henry Poe and Jane Perry

Henry and Jane were both born in Ashe County NC and migrated to Mercer County (West) VIrginia

Zachariah and his brothers served in CSA and after the Civil War, he married (about 1865) Serelda Elizabeth ? (b. about 1845 in VIrginia). 

 

Census records show the following:  Note the family was in Livingston county, Missouri

 

1880 Census

 

Name: Zachariah Poe
Age: 35
Estimated birth year: <1845>
Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Grand River, Livingston, Missouri
Marital status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Spouse's name: Sarilda E. Poe
Father's birthplace: NC
Mother's birthplace: NC

 


1900 census    Note: the family is now in Oregon

 

Andrew J Poe Lostine, Wallowa, Oregon abt 1865  Virginia  White Head  
Emma Poe Lostine, Wallowa, Oregon abt 1869  Pennsylvania  White Wife  
Junnie Poe Wallowa, Wallowa, Oregon abt 1887  Oregon  White Daughter  
Sirildy Poe Wallowa, Wallowa, Oregon abt 1845  Virginia  White Wife  
Zachriah Poe Wallowa, Wallowa, Oregon abt 1845  North Carolina  White Head 

 

 

Lostine Cemetery, Lostine, Wallowa Oregon shows the followingNote the twinsZachariah had twin brothers.

 


POE, Elizabeth Bridwell                                                D. 82 years                  1950

 

POE, G. Charles                                                                                              Dec 1894

 

POE, George L.                                                                                               3 mar 1902

 

POE, Guy W. (Twin)                                                    24 Feb 1899                25 Feb 1899

 

POE, Hester (Twin)                                                      24 Feb 1899                25 Feb 1899

 

POE, Zachariah                                                            D. 54Y,11M,0D          11 Aug 1911

 

Below are Henry and Jane and their Children:

 

Descendants of Henry Poe
         
 1   
Henry Poe b: Abt. 1812 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: Aft. 1870 in Post Office Winfield, Curry, Putnum, West Virginia    Burial: Smith Cemetery,Glenwood, Mercer County, WV 
..  +Jane Perry b: Abt. 1812 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: Aft. 1870 in Post Office Winfield, Curry, Putnum, West Virginia   m: Abt. 1834 Burial: Smith Cemetery,Glenwood, Mercer County, WV m: Abt. 1834
.... 2   Jeremiah Poe b: September 09, 1835 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: July 31, 1916 in Mercer County, West Virginia    Burial: Smith Cemetery, Glenwood, Mercer County,WV 
........  +Cinthia Perry b: 1839 in North Carolina d: August 30, 1909 in Mercer County, West Virginia   m: Abt. 1857 Burial: Smith Cemetery, Glenwood, Mercer County,WV m: Abt. 1857
.... 2   Jesse Poe b: 1836 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: July 09, 1862 in Frazier's Farm, VA (Civil War Battle)     
.... 2   Zachariah Poe b: 1840 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: August 11, 1911 in Lostine, Oregon    Burial: Lostine Cemetery, Lostine Oregon 
........  +Sarilda Elizabeth ? b: Abt. 1845 in Virginia    m: Abt. 1865  m: Abt. 1865
.... 2   Hezekiah Poe b: 1842 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: January 28, 1918 in Mercer County, Bluewell, West Virginia    Burial: Poe Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV 
........  +Henrietta Jane Belcher b: January 29, 1845 in Tazewell County Virginia    m: August 11, 1864 in Bluefield, West Virginia  m: August 11, 1864 in Bluefield, West Virginia
.... 2   [1] William Poe b: 1844 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: Bet. 1900 - 1910 in Ellis County, Texas     
........  +Martha Ann Coldiron b: 1843 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: in Ellis County, Texas     
....  *2nd Wife of [1] William Poe:       
........  +Mary Jane Coldiron b: 1840 in Ashe Co NC    m: 1864 in Ashe or Mercer County  m: 1864 in Ashe or Mercer County
.... 2   [2] James A Poe b: September 21, 1847 in Falls Mills, Virginia      
........  +Elmira Martha May b: in Lincoln County, Va    m: September 22, 1872  m: September 22, 1872
....  *2nd Wife of [2] James A Poe:       
........  +Mary Jane Dillon b: September 22, 1872 in Monroe County, West Virginia d: in Lincoln County West Virginia   m: April 26, 1892  m: April 26, 1892
.... 2   Thomas Edward Poe b: September 21, 1847 in Tazewell, West Virginia d: April 19, 1930 in Tazewell County Virginia    Burial: Poe Cemetery Bluewell West Virginia 
........  +Nancy Elizabeth Belcher b: May 13, 1852 in Falls Mills, VIrginia d: June 19, 1931 in Tazewell County Virginia   m: Abt. 1868 Burial: Poe Cemetery Bluewell West Virginia m: Abt. 1868

 

Below is the family of Zachariah Poe:

 

Descendants of Zachariah Poe
         
 1   Zachariah Poe b: 1840 in Ashe County, North Carolina d: August 11, 1911 in Lostine, Oregon    Burial: Lostine Cemetery, Lostine Oregon 
..  +Sarilda Elizabeth ? b: Abt. 1845 in Virginia    m: Abt. 1865  m: Abt. 1865
.... 2   Andrew E Poe b: 1866      
.... 2   George S Poe b: 1868      
.... 2   Mary E Poe b: 1872      
.... 2   Erastus E Poe b: 1874      
.... 2   Rebecca J Poe b: 1879      
.... 2   Junnie Poe b: 1887      

 

 

 

 

 

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