Pioneer Memorial Cemetery ~ Ardelia Ringo
Ringo, Ardelia
LAST: Ringo FIRST: Ardelia MID: 
BORN: 11 Oct 1846 DIED: 23 Nov 1940 BURIED: 25 Nov 1940
OCCUPATION:  Housewife
BIRTH PLACE:  St. Louis, Missouri
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Sanford Stephens
Maiden name of mother Mary Presley
MARRIAGE - "W. H. Ringo & Amelia [sic] Stephens, m 10 Mar 1868 at house of S. Stephens, John W. Short, M. G. Wit: W. H. Ringo & John D. Smith #1046 pg 390".
1880 OR CENSUS - Ardilia [sic] Ringo, age 33, b. Missouri, is enumerated husband H. W. Ringo, age 45, b. Missouri, farmer, along with children Riley S., age 9, Robert E., age 7, William A., age 3, and Nellie, age 1, all born in Oregon. Also enumerated with the family is her mother-in-law, Sarah Ringo, age 82, b. Kentucky.
1900 OR CENSUS - Ardelia Ringo, age 53, b. Oct 1846 in Missouri, the mother of 5 children, 4 of whom are living at the time of the census, is enumerated with her husband of 32 years, William Ringo, age 65, b. Oct 1834 in Missouri, occupation farmer, along with son James M., single, age 19, b. Oct 1880 in Oregon.
Mrs. Ardelia Ringo, 94, Dies.
Mrs. Ardelia Ringo died November 23 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Nellie R. Graber in Salem.
She was born near St. Louis, Missouri, October 11, 1846. Her parents crossed the plains to Oregon when she was two years of age and settled in Salem. She had been a resident of Marion county 92 years.
When she was married to William Harvey Ringo they came to the Parkersville community where they raised their family. In 1900, they sold their Parkersville property and moved to Salem where she spent the remainder of her life. She was a prominent worker in the Baptist church when that denomination had a church in Gervais.
She is survived by the daughter, Mrs. Graber, two sons, Dr. R. Ellis Ringo of Tillamook and J. Melvin Ringo of Woodburn and one sister, Mrs. Ethel Easter of Lakeview, Oregon.
Funeral services were held in Salem Monday morning and internment was in the Pioneer cemetery beside her husband who passed away in 1909.
29 Nov 1940 (uncited newspaper clipping)
Oct. 11 1846 - Nov. 25 1940
[shares marker with William]
Saucy Survey & Photographs 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1940) #990
Marriage Records of Marion Co., OR, Vol I, pg 68
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Gervais, pg 190A)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Gervais, ED 124, sheet 6A