Name: Harriett Bertha Clark
Birth: 3 JUN 1858 in Racine, Racine County, WI 1
Death: 31 JUL 1938 in Kent, King County, WA 2
Burial: 2 AUG 1938 Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Seattle, WA
Plot 576 3
-- Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Monday, August 1, 1938, page 2, column G
Mrs. Avey Joins Mate in Death
After being married for more than sixty-five years, even death was unable to part Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Boyd Avey of Kent for long.
Mr. Avey, ninety-three-year-old Civil War veteran, died last Monday. Last night, less than a week later, his wife, Bertha, eighty, quietly joined him in death.
Ill with pneumonia when her husband died last week, Mrs. Avey suffered a relapse the following day and grew weaker until the end came last night.
Mrs. Avey came West with her husband from Iowa thirty-eight years ago and resided in Seattle about ten years before moving to Kent. The couple celebrated their sixty-fifth wedding anniversary last New Year Day.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Adelaide Austin, Seattle, and Jessie and Winifred Avey of Kent, and two sons, Ralph Avey of Kent, and W. A. Avey of Renton, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow under direction of the Kent Funeral Home.
Father: Elias Clark b: OCT 1832 in New York
Mother: Adaliza T. Hudson b: 31 OCT 1839 in Sardinia, Erie County, NY
Dallas Boyd Avey b: 24 NOV 1844 in Hagerstown, Clark County, MD
1 JAN 1874
in Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, IA
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Saturday, January 1, 1938, page 3, included a photo of Harriet and Dallas celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary. It included a brief story.
- Adelaide Adella Avey b: 28 OCT 1874 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, IA
- Jessie Delphine Avey b: 17 APR 1879 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, IA
- Willis Arlington Avey b: 24 FEB 1884 in Algona, Kossuth County, IA
- Winifred Avey b: 25 NOV 1889 in Algona, Kossuth County, IA
- Ralph Dallas Avey b: 19 JUN 1897 in Algona, Kossuth County, IA
- Title: 1900 Federal Census, United States
Page: Washington, King County, Roll 1743 Book 2, page 74, line 46
- Title: Obituary (see notes)
- Title: Plot List, Grand Army of the Republic, Seattle, WA
Repository: photocopy in binder belonging to Friends of the GAR, Seattle, WA