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  • ID: I69601
  • Name: Mary "Mollie" Metcalfe
  • Surname: Metcalfe
  • Given Name: Mary "Mollie"
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 18 Aug 1855 in , Polk Co., Oregon
  • Death: 2 Mar 1945 in Port Orchard, Kitsap Co., Washington
  • Burial: 5 Mar 1945 Evergreen Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., Washington
  • _UID: F32E256513D9D841B336719F44DDC260EC57
  • Note:
    ! (1) Richard C. Metcalfe. E-mail goodscents@earthlink.net (2010). Cites: (a) Wesley Engelman.
    (2) Henry F. C. Heidtmann letter dated 14 Jan 1910, Fossil, OR, to James K. Metcalfe, Silver City, NM, posing a series of questions in the form of an affadavit, with handwritten answers and attached letter from Mollie Metcalfe to Henry F. C. Heidtman. Original in possession of Richard C. Metcalfe (2008).
    (3) Death certificate, Washington State Dept. of Health No. 45. Informant, R. B. Rogers., Seattle, WA.
    (4) Obituary, "Bremerton Sun," Bremerton, WA, Mon. 5 Mar 1945, p.8.
    (5) Obituary of Winifred Heidtman-Johnson, "Fossil Journal," Fossil, OR, 19 Jul 1929.

    ! Birth: (1) d/o Robert Baylor METCALFE/Kitty APPLEGATE. (3) d/o Robert METCALF/unknown. (1,3) 18 Aug 1855. (4) 15 Aug 1855. (3) Polk Co., OR. (4) Pope Co., OR.
    Marriage to Robert Bolton ROGERS: (1,4) 1882. Portland, Multnomah Co., OR.
    Divorce from Robert Bolton ROGERS: (1) 1890.
    Death: (1,3) 2 Mar 1945. (3,4) Port Orchard, Kitsap Co., WA. At residence. (3) "Apparently found dead, natural causes." Age 89 years, 6 months, 18 days. (4) Found dead at her Port Washington home, Rt. 2, Box 545, by friends, Sat., Apparently d. from natural causes.
    Burial: (3,4) 5 Mar 1945. (3) Seattle, WA. (4) Evergreen Cemetery, Seattle, WA. (3,4) Arrangements by Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home, Port Orchard, WA. (4) Rev. VAN CANTE officiated.

    (1) Robert Baylor METCALFE decided to return to TX and made arrangements to place his daughters, separately, with 3 families in OR. Each family received $1000 in gold to care for his daughters. His brother James said he believed that the daughters were taken without Kitty's consent, and she had died shortly thereafter.
    (4) Moved to Portland, OR.
    (4) Moved to Seattle, WA.
    (2) 1910, 14 Jan: Henry D. C. HEIDTMANN, Fossil, OR, wrote to James K. METCALFE, Silver City, NM, "Dear Uncle. Kindly answer following questions, if memory will permit you, and you feel disposed to do so, for your nieces Ellen, Winnie and Mary, daughter of R.B. METCALFE deceased." "Q: Was the Rogue River country the native country of the Shasta Indian Tribe? A: Lived on both Rogue and Klamath Rivers. Q: Were the Shasta Indians living on a Reservation at Rogue River, when you met your brother and family at Jackson Creek: A: No. Q: Was Jackson Creek included in the Reserve? A: No. Q: What was the name of the Reserve? A: Table Rock, I think. ... Q: Was your brother living on the place with his family at the time the place was taken? A: He always called it his home, but lived there only part of the time - part of the time he was mining. ... Q: What was your brothers occupation when you met him living with his family on Jackson Creek, when the children Ellen and Winnie were 4 and 2 years old? A: Mining on Jackson Creek. Q: Was Chief APPLEGATE alive at that time? A: Yes, I knew him well. Q: Were the children's mother Kitty and a sister, the only children the Chief had? A: I think they were his grandchildren. Q: Was Chief APPLEGATE's wife alive at that time? A: [He?] had three wives alive. Q: Was you with your brother and family when the Shasta Tribe was moved to the Siletz Reserve? A: Yes, he was in command of the soldier. ... Q: After arriving at the Siletz Reserve, did your brother live with his family on the Reserve until he left for Kentucky? A: Yes, but he went to Texas. Q: While with your brother, did he mention to you how long he had lived with Kitty APPLEGATE, that he considered her his wife, and that the children were his children? A: He spoke of the children as his, but he did not consider Kitty his wife, and I do not know how long he had been living with her. Q: Did the mother of the children die at the Siletz Reserve while you were there, or did she die after you and brother had left there? A: Afterwards. ... Q: Do you remember any other incidents, the happenings of which would refer to the family live of your brother Robert B. METCALFE? A: My mother gave the families who took the girls to bring up $1000 in gold. I think the children were taken without Kitty's consent."
    (4) 1912: Moved Port Orchard, Kitsap Co., OR.
    (5) 1929, Jul: Was living in Seattle, WA.
    (3,4) 1945, Mar: At time of death, residence was Rt. 2, Box 545, Port Orchard, Kitsap Co., WA. (3) Was widowed, occupation housewife. Had been a resident in the community 32 years. (4) Was survived by one son, Robert B. ROGERS, assistant to the Seattle fire chief.
  • Change Date: 16 Apr 2011 at 01:00:00



    Father: Robert Baylor Metcalfe b: 12 Jul 1825 in , Wayne Co., Kentucky
    Mother: Kitty Applegate b: in ,, Oregon

    Marriage 1 Robert Bolton Rogers b: 30 May 1859 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: 1882 in Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon
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