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Montgomery Cemetery ~ Amelia Clementine Atwater ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Amelia Clementine Atwater
MAIDEN NAME: Zumwalt AKA 1: Mallory AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 Oct 1858 DIED: 30 Jul 1924 BURIED: 1 Aug 1924 (Montgomery Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Lewisville, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of father Isaac Zumwalt
Maiden name of mother Sarah Crow
1st MARRIAGE - "I. S. Mallory & Amelia C. Zumwalt m 6 Jun 1880 at Res. of Isaac Staats by Isaac Staats J. P. Wit: C. E. Staats & M. I. Staats, pg 20."
[Divorce - Mallory, Amelia C. vs Ira S., 1883 in Polk Co., Case #1608]
2nd MARRIAGE - "Jas. L. Atwater & Aurelia [Amelia] Zumwalt m 8 Sep 1885 at Belt House by J. L. Hershner M.G." 
1900 OR CENSUS - Amelie [Amelia] C. Atwater, age 41, mother of 3, b. Oct 1858 in Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 14 years, James L., age 48, occupation farmer, b. Feb 1852 in Illinois, along with Essie, age 14, b. May 1886 in Oregon, Hattie, age 10, b. Oct 1889 in Oregon, and Mamie, age 7, b. Oct 1892 in Oregon.
1910 OR CENSUS - Amelia Atwater, age 50, mother of 4, b. Oregon, is enumerated with her husband of 24 years, James L., age 58, occupation farmer, b. Illinois, along with Hattie E., age 21, b. Oregon, Mamie A., age 17, b. Oregon, and Wilma R., age 6, b. Oregon.
1920 OR CENSUS - Amelia Atwater (61y, b Oregon, widowed) enumerated with daughter Wilma (16y, b Oregon)
OSBH DC (Polk County 1924) #102 - Amelia Clementine Atwater, female, widowed, b. 20 Oct 1853 in Lewisville, Oregon, d. 30 Jul 1924 at the age of 65 y's 9 m's 10 d's, name of father Isaac Zumwalt (b. Missouri), maiden name of mother Sarah Crow (b. Missouri), interment: 1 Aug 1924, informant: Mrs. Namie Schenk.

Amelia Clementine Atwater Was Member of Family of Polk Pioneers.
Amelia Clementine Zumwalt was born at Lewisville, Oregon, October 20, 1858, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Zumwalt who were among the very earliest settlers in the southwest part of Polk county. She was married to James L. Atwater in 1884 and to this union were born four children, Mrs. G. W. Rhodes of Salem, Mrs. Addie E. Schwitizer of Lewisville, Mrs. Wilma Meyers of Portland, and Mr.s Mamie Schenk of Tacoma, Wash., all of whom survive her. 
Mrs. Atwater has spent the greater portion of her life at Lewisville, moving to Monmouth about a year ago. Her father was one of the founders of Jennings Lodge No. 9, AA.F. & A.M. of Dallas, which event took place in 1854 and which was recently celebrated by an anniversary meeting. 
She died Wednesday morning, July 30. 
The remains are at the Funeral Chapel of A.L. Keeney, of Independence, and funeral services will be held at the grave side in the Montgomery cemetery near Lewisville Friday, August 1, 1924, at 2 p.m. with Dr. H. Charles Dunsmore officiating. Monmouth Herald, 1 Aug 1924, 1:6

Amelia C.
Oct. 20, 1858
July 30, 1924
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1924) #102
Polk Co., Oregon Marriage Record, Sep 1879-Dec 1888, pg 4
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., BV & Luckiamute, ED 107, pg 24D)
Oregon Historcial Records Index (Oregon State Archives)
Polk Co., Oregon Marriage Record, Sep 1879-Dec 1888, pg 24
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 3B)
1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 244, sheet 3B)
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 342, sheet 1B)
MH 1 Aug 1924, 1:6

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