Descendants of Thomas Cranor Way

Generation No. 1
1.  THOMAS CRANOR 9 WAY  (THOMAS B.8, SETH7, HENRY6, PAUL5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, AARON2, HENRY1) was born July 02, 1833 in , Wayne, Indiana, and died April 04, 1905 in , Klamath, Oregon.  He married MARY POLLY ROBINETT Abt. 1865 in , Siskiyou, California.

Thomas was elected Constable of Big Valley Township, Siskiyou, California on February 24, 1872, but he and Mary spent most of their life in the area running a stage stop on the road from Yreka, California to Klamath Falls, Oregon.  The "Way Station" was located near the Way Cemetery on Topsy Grade Road, just north of the California line in Klamath Co., Oregon.  He is buried there.

Burial: 1905, Way Cemetery, Klamath, Oregon

Mary was married first to William Cyrus, Jr. in 1863 in Lynn Co., Oregon. Unknown whether she was widowed or divorced. Married second to Thomas Way, and after his death, she married  Dr. John Plimell.  Dr. Plimell is buried in the Henly-Hornbrook Cemetery in Hornbrook, Siskiyou, California.  Mary was listed in 1900 census in Klamath County, Oregon with Thomas and granddaughter C.M. Stough, aged 15.  It states she and Thomas had been married 35 years and had 7 children, 6 still living.

Mary's obituary from Bandon's "Western World", Thursday, August 9, 1923, pg. 3 column 4:

"Mrs. Mary E. Plimell died at the home of her son, G.C. Way, in this city, Saturday evening, August 4, 1923, aged 74 years, 10 months and 27 days.  She was born in the state of Missouri on September 7, 1848, and came to Oregon in 1849, her parents making the trip by ox-team over the old Oregon trail. She lived till young womanhood near where Lebanon now stands, going from there to Lake County, California, where she was married to T.C. Way.
Seven children were born to this union, four of whom survive her; G.C. Way of Bandon, Ore.; Mrs. Nellie Ashbaugh, Cottonwood, Calif.; Mrs. Gussie Frain, Beswick, Calif.; Mrs. Ollie Hale, Samoa, Calif.
Mr. Way died in 1905 and four years later his widow was married to Dr. Plimell who died in 1919.
At twelve years of age Mrs. Plimell was converted and became a member of the Methodist Episcopal church.  She was a consistent Christian, a loving mother, a kind and generous friend and neighbor and endeared herself to all who knew her.
She leaves besides four children, fourteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren to mourn her loss.
Funeral services were conducted at the Ellingsen Undertaking Parlors by Rev. A.B. Reese, Wednesday, August the 8th, at 2 p.m.  Interment was made in the Oddfellows Cemetery."

Burial: 1923, IOOF Cemetery, Bandon, Coos, Oregon

Children of THOMAS WAY and MARY ROBINETT are:
2.i.CLARA BELL10 WAY, b. October 23, 1865, Adin, Modoc, California; d. October 29, 1918, Klamathon, Siskiyou, California.
3.ii.GEORGE C. WAY, b. February 08, 1869, Lakeport, Lake,  California; d. November 07, 1938, Bandon, Coos, Oregon.
iii.LOU OLIVE WAY, b. 1871, ,, California; d. Aft. 1923, ,, California; m. (1) ALLEN DECKER, November 10, 1890, , Klamath, Oregon; m. (2) HALE, Bef. 1923.
iv.EDWARD C. WAY, b. February 05, 1873, , Siskiyou, California; d. October 14, 1916, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. (1) NETTIE FRAIN, November 01, 1892, , Siskiyou, California; m. (2) IRENE WOOD, October 24, 1898.

Notes for EDWARD C. WAY:
Edward was murdered in Yreka. He is buried in the Way Cemetery on Topsy Grade Road in Klamath Co., Oregon, just north of the California line.  He had married second on October 24, 1898, Irene Wood.  He is also listed on the Oregon Death Index as dying in Klamath County, Oregon on October 15, 1916.

More About EDWARD C. WAY:
Burial: 1916, Way Cemetery, Klamath, Oregon

Buried next to her husband in the Way Cemetery, on Topsy Grade Road, in Klamath Co., Oregon, just north of the California line.

Burial: December 1895, Way Cemetery, Klamath, Oregon

v.NELLIE M. WAY, b. March 30, 1878, , Lake, Oregon; d. April 12, 1968, Willows, Glenn, California; m. JOSEPH C. ASHBAUGH, May 05, 1897, , Siskiyou, California.
vi.GRACIE B. WAY, b. September 24, 1888, , Siskiyou, California; d. September 15, 1889, , Siskiyou, California.

More About GRACIE B. WAY:
Burial: September 1889, Way Cemetery, Klamath, Oregon

vii.CHARLES WAY, b. Abt. 1885; d. March 21, 1941, , Siskiyou, California.
Generation No. 2
2.  CLARA BELL10 WAY (THOMAS CRANOR9, THOMAS B.8, SETH7, HENRY6, PAUL5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, AARON2, HENRY1) was born October 23, 1865 in Adin, Modoc, California, and died October 29, 1918 in Klamathon, Siskiyou, California.  She married (1) SILAS M. STOUGH Abt. 1887.  She married (2) DENNIS CLIFFORD HAZEL July 02, 1901 in Eugene, Lane, Oregon.

Burial: 1918, Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery, Hornbrook, Siskiyou, California

Burial: 1937, Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery, Hornbrook, Siskiyou, California

Children of CLARA WAY and SILAS STOUGH are:
i.LENA11 STOUGH, b. May 16, 1883, , Klamath, Oregon; d. August 24, 1960, , Siskiyou, California; m. FRED CAVIN.

Burial: 1960, Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery, Hornbrook, Siskiyou, California

More About FRED CAVIN:
Burial: 1971, Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery, Hornbrook, Siskiyou, California

ii.CHRISTINE MYRTLE STOUGH, b. April 02, 1886, ,, Oregon; d. March 14, 1973, , Siskiyou, California.

Listed as C.M. (Clara?) with grandparents, Thomas and Mary in 1900 Klamath County, Oregon census as granddaughter.  Mother b. in California, father in Kentucky.

iii.THOMAS STOUGH, b. Abt. 1891.
iv.EDWARD STOUGH, b. Abt. 1893.
v.MYRTLE STOUGH, b. Abt. 1895.
vi.WANDA STOUGH, b. Abt. 1897.
vii.HAZEL STOUGH, b. Abt. 1899.

4.viii.JENNIE CLIFFIE11 HAZEL, b. November 25, 1902, Eugene, Lane, Oregon; d. January 05, 1967, Yreka, Siskiyou, California.

3.  GEORGE C.10 WAY (THOMAS CRANOR9, THOMAS B.8, SETH7, HENRY6, PAUL5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, AARON2, HENRY1) was born February 08, 1869 in Lakeport, Lake,  California, and died November 07, 1938 in Bandon, Coos, Oregon.  He married LUCY E. DOTEN January 14, 1893 in Chico, Butte, California, daughter of JOSEPH DOTEN and LUCY SMITH.

Notes for GEORGE C. WAY:
In 1905, George was a blacksmith and the constable of Plevna precinct, Klamath County.
George's obituary, from 'Western World' in Bandon, Oregon, Thurs. November 10, 1938:
"George C. Way, who for a number of years had been engaged as janitor for the local high school, passed away at his home in east Bandon Mon, Nov. 7, 1938, after a lingering illness.  He was 69 years nine months two days of age.  Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church, Wednesday, Nov. 9, with Schroder Bros. Mortuary in charge, the Rev. Miss Ayres conducting the ceremony.  Interment was in the Odd Fellows cemetery.
Deceased was born at Lakeport, Calif., February 8, 1869.  He is survived by his widow and one daughter Katherine Way, of this city.
Out of town relatives who came for the funeral were Mr. & Mrs. J.C. Ashbaugh of Maxwell, Calif., the latter being a sister of the deceased; Mr. & Mrs. Lester Lederer of Willows, Calif., and Mrs. Lena Cavin of Hornbrook, Calif.  Mrs. Lederer and Mrs. Cavin are nieces of the deceased."

More About GEORGE C. WAY:
Burial: November 09, 1938, IOOF Cemetery, Bandon, Coos, Oregon
Cause of Death: cardiac decomposition, carcinoma of prostate

Notes for LUCY E. DOTEN:
Lucy's obituary from 'Western World', Bandon, Oregon, Thursday March 11, 1948:
"Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Bandon for Mrs. Lucy E. Way, 72, who died at the R.V. Leep Memorial Hospital last Thursday, the Rev. C.L. Nichols of the Church of God officiated.  Interment was in the IOOF Cemetery, Bandon.
Deceased was born February 8, 1876, at Yreka, California.  She died at the age of 72 years, 25 days.  She was married to George C. Way at Chico, Calif. January 14, 1893.  They came to Bandon from Keno, Oregon about 41 years ago.
Mrs. Way was preceded in death by her husband who passed away in 1938.  She and her daughter Miss Katherine Way have made their home in east Bandon for a number of years.
Surviving are a daughter, Miss Katherene Way, Bandon; a sister Mrs. Ruth M. Rice, Redding, Calif., two brothers, Lee H. Doten, Merril; and Daniel R. Doten, Keno; a nephew, Merle Manning, Brownsville; and a niece, Mrs. Margaret Yoder, Eugene."

More About LUCY E. DOTEN:
Burial: March 09, 1948, IOOF Cemetery, Bandon, Coos, Oregon
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrage

Child of GEORGE WAY and LUCY DOTEN is:
i.KATHERINE M.11 WAY, b. November 25, 1893, , Klamath, Oregon; d. July 04, 1974, Coos Bay, Coos, Oregon; m. DAVID TOSTEN, Aft. 1948.

Katherine's obituary from ' Western World', Bandon, Oregon, Thurs. July 11, 1974:
"Funeral services were held Tuesday in the Bandon Chapel of Coos Mortuaries for 80 year old Katherine Way Tosten of Bandon, who died July 4, in Coos Bay.  She was born Nov. 25, 1893 in Oregon and was a long time resident of Bandon, making her home near the Bandon Heights School in east Bandon.
She is survived by the widower, David Tosten of Port Orford.
Rick Applegate of Faith Baptist Church officiated, with internment following at the IOOF Cemetery."
Her funeral record states she died at Fircrest Nursing Home in Coos Bay.

Burial: July 09, 1974, IOOF Cemetery, Bandon, Coos, Oregon

Generation No. 3

4.  JENNIE CLIFFIE11 HAZEL (CLARA BELL10 WAY, THOMAS CRANOR9, THOMAS B.8, SETH7, HENRY6, PAUL5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, AARON2, HENRY1) was born November 25, 1902 in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, and died January 05, 1967 in Yreka, Siskiyou, California.  She married JOHN ROGER JONES September 21, 1918 in Yreka, Siskiyou, California.

Children of JENNIE HAZEL and JOHN JONES are:
i.VIRGINIA CLIFFIE12 JONES, b. June 30, 1919, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. RICHARD ROSE.
ii.ROGER DENNIS JONES, b. December 12, 1921, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. EVELYN LAKE.
iii.MARCETTA CLARABELLE JONES, b. November 10, 1923, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. DEAN CAMPBELL.
iv.HAZEL JUANITA JONES, b. March 07, 1926, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. ERVIN LANE.
5.v.GLORIA RUTH JONES, b. May 31, 1928, Yreka, Siskiyou, California.
vi.MARY JOYCE JONES, b. September 10, 1930; m. WARD C. FOSTER.
vii.EDWARD MASON JONES, b. December 25, 1932, Yreka, Siskiyou, California; m. JOANN BLACK.

Married second to Sharon (Blufton) Tisserand.

Generation No. 4

5.  GLORIA RUTH12 JONES (JENNIE CLIFFIE11 HAZEL, CLARA BELL10 WAY, THOMAS CRANOR9, THOMAS B.8, SETH7, HENRY6, PAUL5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, AARON2, HENRY1) was born May 31, 1928 in Yreka, Siskiyou, California.  She married KENNETH A. CAVIN.

Married second Dave Burcell.


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