Rowe Family Genealogy

The Genealogy of the Rowe Family of Riceville, Ontario and Stewkley, England

Emma C. Harrington

Female 1875 - 1978  (102 years)


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  • Name Emma C. Harrington  [1
    Born 5 Nov 1875  Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Feb 1978  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Oregon death cert 78-03308
      Obit from the Oregonian, 26 Feb 1978, page D6
      Emma McKercher
      Funeral for Emma C. McKercher, Portland resident for 66 years who died in a Portland nursing home Friday at age 102, will be at 7 p.m. Sunday in Mt. Scott Funeral Home. Requiem Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Holy Family Church.
      Private burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
      Mrs. McKercher, who lived at 7509 S.E. 30th Ave., was born in Ishpeming, Mich. She lived in Butte, Mont., before moving to Portland in 1912.
      Surviving are daughters, Irene Leverman and Cecil McKercher of Portland; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Buried Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Funeral was 27 Feb 1978. She is in Section L, lot 1634, grave 3
      Find A Grave Memorial# 109821891
    Person ID I785  Rowe Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2013 

    Father John Harrington,   b. 1834, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Callahan,   b. 1835, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1860 
    Family ID F1180  Group Sheet

    Family Peter Alexander McKercher,   b. Nov 1870, Tayside, Stormont, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1947, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1895  Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Record # 3653 in Butte, Montana.
    Children 
     1. Irene Sylvia McKercher,   b. 20 Oct 1896, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1984, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Cecil M. McKercher,   b. 18 May 1903, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1982, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F785  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    EmmaHarringtonMcKercherAt100.JPG
    EmmaHarringtonMcKercherAt100.JPG
    Emma Harrington at 100 years old.

  • Notes 
    • (Research):SSDI shows birth year as 1876. SSN issued in Oregon. Last Res. Portland, Multnomah, OR.

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Email from Linda Tannis, 3 Mar 2003 (Reliability: 3).
      Provided Spouses name

    2. [S280] Ancestry.com - Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S17] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      showed them being married 14 years


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