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Mary Genevieve Grills

Mary Genevieve Grills

Female 1889 - 1950  (61 years)


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  • Name Mary Genevieve Grills 
    Nickname Marie 
    Born 6 Jan 1889  Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Feb 1950  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Certificate-Mary G Grills Abbott 1950
    Death Certificate-Mary G Grills Abbott 1950
    Age 61 years 
    Buried 3 Mar 1950  Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mary G. "Marie" Grills Abbott

      Birth: Jan. 6, 1889
      Coos Bay
      Coos County
      Oregon, USA
      Death: Feb. 28, 1950
      Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA

      Mary was born in the early town of Marshfield, Oregon, which later was absorbed into the present town of Coos Bay. Her parents were John and Margaret [McCarthy] Grills.
      John's birthplace was, Antwerp, Belgium and his wife was from Wales. Her father was naturalized in City Court of Brooklyn, N.Y. on 03 Apr 1868, Vol.44, Copy of Record # 117, G642. The witness to his "naturalization" was Jeremiah McCarthy. In 1870, her parents were living in Yoncalla, Douglas, Oregon, with the mother-in-law Catharine McCarthy, 61, of Ireland, living with them. The 1890 Veteran Schedule for Roseburg, Oregon, page #1, lists, John Grill, as serving in the American Civil War, Private, Company H, 108th Illinois Infantry, from 05 Aug 1862 to discharge on 05 Aug 1865, for 3 years of service. John Grills died on 29 Sep 1910, in Marion County, Oregon. He had been living with his daughter, Margaret Patterson's family in Salem, Marion, Oregon. She is buried in Belcrest Cemtery with her husband, George N. Patterson.

      In 1912, Miss Marie G. Grills and Arthur Abbott were married in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon. Multnomah County, Marriage Register, Vol. 30, Page 394.

      In 1915, Mary and Arthur were living at 5404 69th S.E. Portland. He was a Portland police officer.

      Her husband, Arthur, hanged himself and died on 14 Nov 1929, at their home in Portland, Oregon. Their three children were still quite young. The oldest, Joseph, was about 15 years old at the time of his father's death.

      After her husband's death, Mary, never remarried. She instead raised the children and remained in their home on Umatilla.

      Mary's funeral was on 03 Mar 1950. The funeral director was Hennessey, Goetsch & McGee.


      Family links:
      Parents:
      John Grills (1839 - 1910)
      Maggie May McCarthy Murphy (1851 - 1926)

      Spouse:
      Arthur O. Abbott (1882 - 1929)

      Siblings:
      Rose Grills*
      George Grills*
      Margaret May Grills Patterson (1876 - 1938)*
      Pauline L. Grills Hall (1880 - 1947)*
      Mary G. Grills Abbott (1889 - 1950)

      Burial:
      Mount Calvary Cemetery
      Portland
      Multnomah County
      Oregon, USA
      Plot: Section R, Wall Block 1, Lot 123, Grave 7

      no photo of headstone it is with Arthur O Abbott, death information
      [1]
    Arthur O and Mary G Abbott HS.
    Arthur O and Mary G Abbott HS.
    Plot: Section R, Wall Block 1, Lot 123, Grave 7
    Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Family records of Marita Abbott Ystad Rose.
    Person ID I1442  Our Family
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2014 

    Father John Grills,   b. 1836, , Antwerp, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1910, Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Maggie or Maguerite McCarthy,   b. 1840, , Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1870  , , Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F593  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Arthur Otis Abbott,   b. 10 Aug 1886, Mount Auburn, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1929, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1912  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Arthur Abbott,   b. 24 Jan 1914, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1976, Pendleton, Umatilla, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +2. Merita June Abbott 2x ,   b. 2 Jan 1917, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1995, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Jack Edwin Abbott,   b. 28 Oct 1923, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1990, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F592  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Mar 1950 - Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland Multnomah, Oregon, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Find A Grave, Created by: Martin Burrell Record added: Dec 16, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 102224753 (Reliability: 3), 20 Apr 2014.

    2. [S11] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
      Margaret Mccarthy; Female; Birth: 1848 , , Wales; Spouse: John Grills; Marriage: About 1870 , , Oregon; No source information is available.
      Record submitted after 1991 by a member of the LDS Church.
      Search performed using PAF Insight on 19 Mar 2005