View Polk County Map
  Find A Record
  Contact Information
  Resource Links
  Master Polk County
  Burial Search
Montgomery Cemetery ~ Sarah Catherine Ronco ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Print Friendly Version
Sarah Catherine Ronco
BORN: 4 Aug 1854 DIED: 13 Jul 1941 BURIED: 15 Jul 1941 (Montgomery Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Rome, Wisconsin
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

MARRIAGE - "Paul Ronce [Ronco], over 21 & Sarah Fromader, over 18, m 28 Oct 1879 at house of Geo. A. Fromader; Aug. Krecker, M. G. Wit: John Ronce [Ronco] & Susan Burkholder. Aff: Geo. A. Fromader - signed by Adam Fromader #2353 pg 5." 
1900 OR CENSUS - Sarrah [Sarah] Ronco, age 46, mother of 6 children 5 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. May 1854 in Wisconsin, is enumerated with her husband (her 1st marriage, his 2nd marriage) Paul, age 63, occupation lumberman, b. Oct 1836 in Maine, along with Emma, age 14, b. May 1886 in Oregon, Mary, age 11, b. Sep 1888 in Oregon, Lucy age 9, b. Dec 1890 in Oregon, Albert, age 6, b. nov 1893 in Oregon, and Johnnie, age 1, b. Aug 1898 in Oregon.
1910 OR CENSUS - Sarah C. Ronco, age 54, mother of 6 children 5 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Wisconsin, is enumerated with her husband of 30 years, Paul E., age 73, occupation dairy farmer, b. Maine, along with Mary J., age 20, b. Oregon, Albert P., age 16,. b. Oregon, and John A., age 11, b. Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Sarah Ronco, age 75, widowed, b. Wisconsin, is enumerated as the mother-in-law in the home of Charles McDowell, age 49, occupation grocer, and his wife Emma O., age 43, b. Oregon, along with children J. Paul, age 23, b. Oregon, Walter F., age 17, b. Oregon, Scott L., age 10, b. Oregon, and Roy M., age 8, b. Oregon.
DISCREPANCY - DC gives birth date as 4 Aug 1854, 1900 ncensus record gives birthdate as May 1854.
DISCREPANCY - DC gives her place of birth as Virginia, census records give her place of birth as Wisconsin.

OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #622 -Sarah Catherine Ronco, female, widowed, b. 4 Aug 1854 in Virginia, d. 10 Jul 1941 in Salem, Oregon (Deaconess Hospital) at the age of 86 yrs 11 ms 9 ds, name of father Lucy Feohmager (b. Germany), maiden name of mother Manda Thorn (b. Virginia), interment Montgomery Cemetery 14 Jul 1941, undertaker Henkle & Bollman.
Funeral services for Mrs Sarah Catherine Ronco, 87, former resident of the Fir Grove district, who passed away Sunday at the Deaconess hospital in Salem, were held at 2:00 pm Tuesday at the Henkle & Bollman chapel in Dallas. Burial was in the McAllister cemetery. Mrs Ronce was born in Rome, Wisc, in 1854, and married Paul Ronco in 1879. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs Emma McDowell, Newberg, Mrs Mary McNeal, Tacoma, Wn, and Mrs Lucy Tucker, Bremerton, Wn; two sons, Albert Ronco of the Fir Grove community and John Ronco who resides in Washington, and one step-daughter, Della Ryan of Salem. She also leaves two brothers, two half-brothers and a half-sister. There are 23 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren surviving.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, July 17, 1941, 4:3
Sarah Ronco
1854 - 1941
Saucy Survey & Photographs
Marion County Oregon Marriage Records, 1879 - 1884, pg 1
19O0 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 4B)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 7A)
1930 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Philomath, ED 27, sheet 2A)
Itemizer Observer, 17 July 1941, 4:3

Home |  Find a Record |  Directions |  Contact Information |  History |  Sources |  Resource Links |  Polk County Map