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Re: DAMME and THORP - Bannock Co., ID - 1880's
Posted by: Ellie Stone (ID *****4081) Date: October 01, 2009 at 23:40:33
In Reply to: DAMME and THORP - Bannock Co., ID - 1880's by Laurie Hale of 67

I found a short newspaper article mentioning Capitola:

The Oregonian newspaper
Oregon
October 16, 1892
page 6

Salem, Oregon Oct. 15
Capitola Damme from Grant's Pass, was committed to the insane asylum today.

The Oregon State Archives http://genealogy.state.or.us/ also mentions another commitment for Capitola:
Case# 102
Name Damme, C.
Date Dec 12, 1893
Record Type Commitment
County Josephine
Source Hawthorne Asylum
Identifier Housewife
Remarks F

I found a mention of her death:
The Oregonian
Date: August 24, 1899
Location: Oregon
page 5

DEATHS
Capitola Damme, 48 Clark Street, tuberculosis.


She is buried in the Lone Fir Cemetery that is managed by Metro Parks. If you contact them, they are very good at sharing what is in their records.
Metro cemetery services
503-797-1709 | 503-797-1849 fax
metroparks@metro-region.org

Last name Damme
First name Capitolia
Death or burial date* 8/23/1889
Grave number 2N
Lot 101
Section 35
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
Southeast 21st Avenue and Morrison Street
Portland, Oregon

William is also buried there:
Last name Damme
First name William
Death or burial date* 2/8/1903
Grave number 1N
Lot 101
Section 35

I found a death notice for William:
The Oregonian
February 8, 1903
page 12
DAMME-Died at St. Vincent's Hospital, February 6, 1903, William Damme, aged 48 years, late residence 74 Randolph street, Albina.

I hope this information helps you. Hopefully Metro Parks will have something for you in the information they are given for burial.

Eellitta


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