News: Looking for females who are in the pure female lines (mother to daughter) from William and Sarah who are willing to do an mtDNA test. Such a person would be descended along an all female line from Mary DEVIN Biggers or Margaret DEVIN Reynolds. The hope is to identify the markers for Sarah SMITH Devin to help identify her parents. Contact the webmaster if interested.

Devin descendant, Stanley Wayne Devin, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2014. He was the last living child of Ira & Oleta Devin.
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Oleta Fern Hansen

Oleta Fern Hansen[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1897 - 1978

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  • Born  02 Jul 1897  Joplin, Jasper, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  18 Oct 1978  Lapwai, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  20 Oct 1978  Lewis & Clark Memorial Gardens, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Sources:

      01) Death Certificate: State File No. 5018, Local Reg. No. 234, Reg. Dist. No. 220; Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Center for Vital Statistics and Health Policy.

      02) Marriage Certificate: #1048x; Book F page 103; County Clerks Office, Wallowa County, Oregon.

      03) U.S. Census 1920 Wallowa Co OR Paradise Pct; ED 205 page 2A.

      04) DEVIN, Carl Glen: Birth Certificate.

      Narrative History:
      Oleta was educated at Flora High School in Flora, Oregon. Along with being a farm wife and young mother, she also taught school. She rode horseback with the three oldest children to teach her students. Her married life was spent working along side Ira dairying, raising a garden, canning fruits and vegetables, cooking, cleaning & all the multitude of chores associated with each. She also did a lot of sewing making clothes & creating quilts that were given to her grandchildren. Because of the hardships of of raising ten children during the 1930's depression, out on homesteaded ground, nothing went to waste in creating gifts for her family & decorations around her home. Died at her Lyle Gulch home of heart failure. She commented she was tired while tending her garden and went in the house to lay down. She passed away in her sleep.
    • Census:
      1900 Look in Missouri
      #1910 Wallowa Co OR ED 289, Sh 2, p.204, Family 25; age 12, b. MO
      1920 Wallowa Co OR, Paradise, p.273A, ED 205, Sh 2A; age 23, b. MO
      1930 Wallowa Co OR Mud Creek Twp; ED 25, Sh 1A; age 33

      Education: Flora High School Flora, OR

      Along with being a farm wife and young mother also taught school at Day Ridge.
      She rode horseback with the three oldest children to teach her students.
      Her married life was spent working along side Ira dairying, raising a garden,
      canning fruits and vegetables, cooking, cleaning & all the multitude of chores
      associated with each. She also did a lot of sewing making clothes & creating
      quilts that were given to her grandchildren. Because of the hardships of of
      raising ten children during the 1930's depression, out on homesteaded ground,
      nothing went to waste in creating gifts for her family & decorations around her
      home.

      Died at Lyle Gulch home the day the barn blew up.
      Buried 20 Oct 1978, Lewis-Clark Memorial Cemetery, Lewiston, ID; Meditation Section
      Lat: 46 22' 25.4" N
      Lon: 115 59' 39.6 W

      Soc Sec # 518-82-5901
    Person ID  I0009  Devin Timber | David Devin Pedigree
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2012 

    Father  Niels Jorgen Hansen,   b. 22 Oct 1867, Bjernede, County of Soro, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1942, Salem, Marion, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Birth 
    Mother  Anna Alfraetta Denham,   b. 24 Apr 1871, Barton County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1944, Salem, Marion, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Birth 
    Married  1 Oct 1891  Lamar, Barton, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Neils & Etta DENHAM Hansen
    Neils & Etta DENHAM Hansen
    Family ID  F0402  Group Sheet

    Family  Ira Holmes Devin,   b. 19 Jul 1894, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1983, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Married  09 Jul 1917  Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Irene Fern Devin,   b. 08 Jun 1918, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 18 Apr 2012, Hemet, Riverside, California U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Lois Vilta Devin,   b. 24 Jan 1920, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1993, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Wilma LaVonne Devin,   b. 15 Jun 1921, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 2001, Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Keith LaVern Devin,   b. 20 Oct 1923, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1937, Spaulding Junction, Nez Perce, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Anna Kathleen Devin,   b. 14 Aug 1925, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 2007, Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Robert Dwight Devin,   b. 03 Aug 1927, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 2006
     7. Billy Duane Devin,   b. 09 Apr 1929, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1935, Spokane, Spokane, Washington U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Phyllis Hope Devin,   b. 26 Mar 1931, Flora, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1998, Nez Perce County, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. Carl Glen Devin,   b. 26 May 1933, Enterprise, Wallowa, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2008, Longview, Cowlitz, Washington U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Stanley Wayne Devin,   b. 17 Jun 1936, Asotin, Asotin, Washington U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 2014, Idaho U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    Ira & Oleta Devin Family
    Ira & Oleta Devin Family
    Family Portrait taken at Ira and Oleta's 50th Wedding Anniversary.
    Ira & Oleta Devin: 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Ira & Oleta Devin: 25th Wedding Anniversary
    Last Modified  19 Apr 2012 
    Family ID  F0002  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Oleta Fern HANSEN Devin
    Oleta Fern HANSEN Devin

    Headstones
    Ira and Oleta Devin Marker
    Ira and Oleta Devin Marker

    Heirlooms
    Clothes Iron
    Clothes Iron
    Owned by Oleta HANSEN Devin. Origin unknown. Handed down to her son, Carl. Then passed on to her grandson, David.

  • Sources 
    1. [S04665] U.S. Census 1920: Oregon, Wallowa county, Paradise, (National Archives & Records Administration), roll T625-1505; image 551., Enumeration District: 205, Sheet 2a, Line 2.

    2. [S67798] U.S. Census 1940: Idaho, Nez Perce county, U.S. Census Buearu, Culdesac precinct (ED:35-4); sheet 2A, line 36.

    3. [S04666] Devin, Carl Glen: birth certificate.
      Carl Glen Devin; birth certificate

    4. [S67721] U.S. Census 1930: Oregon-Wallowa-Mudcreek, U.S. Census Bureau, (National Archives & Records Administration, Washington D.C.), Roll 1956., Enumeration District: 32-25, sheet:1A, line:33.

    5. [S67721] U.S. Census 1930: Oregon-Wallowa-Mudcreek, U.S. Census Bureau, (National Archives & Records Administration, Washington D.C.), Roll 1956., Enumeration District: 32-25, sheet: 1A (image 1163), Dwelling #9, Family #9.

    6. [S04665] U.S. Census 1920: Oregon, Wallowa county, Paradise, (National Archives & Records Administration), roll T625-1505; image 551., Enumeration District 205, sheet 2a, Lines 1-3.

    7. [S50231] Marriage Certificate for Ira H. Devin & Oleta F. Hansen, (County Clerk's Office, Wallowa County, Oregon), Book F, page 103, #1048x..

    8. [S67798] U.S. Census 1940: Idaho, Nez Perce county, U.S. Census Buearu, Culdesac precinct (ED:35-4); sheet 2A - 2B (Reliability: 3).