Mary Susan Slavens was born December 18, 1849 at Troy, Missouri and died May 16, 1934 at Orofino, Idaho. She was married to William W. Crockett who died 21 years ago.
Mrs. Crockett was the mother of 11 children, seven of whom are living, as follows: Mrs. Belle Gentry, Klamath Falls, Ore.; Mrs. Cora Buck, Delrio, Wn.; Mrs. Beva Addington, and Mrs. Dolly Lewis, Riverside, California; Mrs. Bessie Austin, Lewiston, Ida.; Oren D. Crockett, Orofino; and Mrs. Elsie Iverson, Marshall, Wn. There are also 36 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. In 1886 the family moved from Troy, Missouri and located at Dayton, Wn. Later they homesteaded near Wilbur, Wn. and came to the Orofino section in 1897. Mrs. Crockett was a faithful mother and wife and was loved by all her neighbors and friends. She was a lifetime member of the Methodist church South, and a charter member of the Ladies' Aid Society, both of which she served faithfully.
Orofino (Idaho) newspaer, May 1934.
Mrs. Mary S. Crockett, mother of Mrs.Oscar T. Addington of La Cadena Drive, and Mrs. Charles (Dolly) E. Lewis, 3062 Jane Street, passed away at her home in Orofino, Ida., May 16. Mrs. Crockett spent several years in Riverside, where she made many friends. She returned to her home last July. She was 86 years old and a pioneer of Idaho.
Riverside (California) newspaper, May 1934.