JOHN MILTON MARBLE(BUTLER EMERY8, JOSEPH7, BENJAMIN6, JOSEPH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, JOHN2, MARBLE1) was born February 1829 in Fulton County, New York, and died June 20, 1902 in Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.He married SARRAH ANN NELSON February 20, 1853 in Oregon Territory, daughter of DAVID F. NELSON.She was born December 1826 in Illinois, and died October 18, 1902 in Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.
The Agriculturist, Goldendale, WA., June 28, 1902, page 3
"The Week’s Record"
The funeral of John M. Marble was held on Saturday last, at the residence, Rev. Nickelson delivering an appropriate sermon. The remains were laid away to rest at the Odd Fellow’s cemetery on the hill. Mr. Marble was a very estimable man, and held in high respect by the people of this city. He had lived in the town since 1871, and had been engaged in blacksmithing and machinery work all these many years, and at the same old stand he started in at in 1871. Owing to a severe sickness he had not been able to work for the past year or two.
John Milton Marble's Ranch:
Found in The Klickitat County Agriculturist, Goldendale, Washington, Saturday, November
23, 1907 ... Mr. Mettler bought the old John Marble ranch, near the buttes.
More About JOHN MILTON MARBLE:
Burial: Old Fellow's Cemetery, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington
Occupation: blacksmithing and machinery work
Residence: Bet. 1871 - 1902, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington
Child of JOHN MARBLE and SARRAH NELSON is:
MARY E. MARBLE was born February 01, 1854 in Washington County, Oregon, and died February 22, 1936 in Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.She married OLIVER SOPER.He died March 12, 1930 in Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.
Notes for MARY E. MARBLE:
The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., February 27, 1936, page 4
MARY E. SOPER
Mrs. Mary E. Soper resident of Goldendale since the year of its founding, 1871, succumbed to a heart ailment and old age, Saturday, February 22, 1936, at the age of 82 years and 21 days.
She was born Feb. 1, 1854, the daughter of John and Sarah Marble, early pioneers of Klickitat county, coming with her husband, Oliver Soper, to Goldendale in 1871. He preceded her in death March 12, 1930.
To this union four children were born, two of whom survive, Albert and Nettie, of Goldendale, Wash. She was a devoted mother and a kind and loving neighbor.
Funeral services were held from the Chapman Chapel at 2:00 o’clock Tuesday, February 25, Rev. R.H. Allen officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
The Klickitat County News, Goldendale, WA., February 27, 1936, page 12
MRS. SOPER IS BURIED HERE
Pioneer of County Taken by Death Following Lingering Illness
Mrs. Mary E. Soper, pioneer of 1871, who was one of the few remaining "old timers" of this immediate vicinity, was called by death Saturday after an illness which had lingered for several weeks.
In Mrs. Soper's passing goes much of the valuable historical background of the county, and more especially that which surrounds Goldendale and the Klickitat valley.
Funeral services were conducted from the Chapman chapel Tuesday afternoon, February 25, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert H. Allen of the Goldendale Methodist church officiating.
Mary E. Marble was born in Washington County, Oregon, February 1, 1854, and passed away at her home in Goldendale, Washington, February 22, 1936, at the age of 82 years and 21 days. She was the daughter of John and Sarah Marble, early pioneers of Klickitat county.
She came to Goldendale in 1871, prior to which time she was married to Oliver Soper, who preceded her in death, March 12, 1930.
To this union four children were born, two of whom survive; Albert and Nettie of Goldendale. She was a devoted mother and a kind and loving neighbor.
Her remains were laid to rest in the I.O.O.F. cemetery, February 25, 1936.
Burial: February 25, 1936, I.O.O.F. cemetery
Children of MARY MARBLE and OLIVER SOPER are:
ALBERT SOPER, b. 1883, Washington; m. MIRANDA MCFEE, July 02, 1913, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.