Mary Etna Callaway1

b. 4 January 1919, d. 17 May 2003
Last Edited=26 Jan 2015
Mother of Marge Gaylord
Pedigree for Marge Gaylord
     Mary Etna Callaway was born on 4 January 1919.2 She was the daughter of Lawrence Arthur Callaway and Martha E Cantrell.1

On 22 January 1920 Mary Etna Callaway was enumerated in the household of Lawrence Arthur Callaway on the 1920 U. S. census for 709 Sixth, Precinct 1, Anaconda City, Deer Lodge County, Montana as Mary Calloway, 1 years old, Daughter, single, birthplace of Montana, occupation of None. Father born in Missouri. Mother born in Missouri. Also enumerated in the household were Martha E Cantrell.3

Mary Etna Callaway arrived with Lawrence Arthur Callaway, Martha E Callaway and James L Callaway at Key West, Florida, on 27 October 1923 on the S.S. Cuba. They sailed from Havana, Cuba on 27 Oct 1923.4

Mary Etna Callaway arrived with Lawrence Arthur Callaway, James L Callaway and Martha E Cantrell at New York, New York, on 24 June 1929 They had departed Chanaral. Chile on the S.S. Santa Barbara on 6 Jun 1929.5

On 27 April 1941 at Berkeley, California, Mary Etna Callaway at a tea at the Hotel Claremont announced her intention to marry Donald C Gaylord.6

Mary Etna Callaway married Donald Cass Gaylord, son of Earl G Gaylord and Fern I Enos, on 17 May 1941 at Los Angeles County, California.1

Mary Etna Callaway died on 17 May 2003 at Clackamas County, Oregon, at age 84.2,7

Children of Mary Etna Callaway and Donald Cass Gaylord

  • Barbara Josephine Gaylord8
  • Marge Gaylord8


  1. Los Angeles County, California, Marriage Certificate 6561 (17 May 1941), Donald Cass Gaylord and Mary Etna Callaway; digital image by Joseph M Flint, original in the possesion of Margraret Gaylord Flint.
  2. "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current," database, ( accessed 10 Oct 2014), entry for Mary C. Gaylord.
  3. 1920 U. S. census, Deer Lodge County, Montana, Precinct 1, Anaconda City, Part of 1 Ward, Enumeration District 23, p. 6 B (written), dwelling 136, family 144, Lawrence Calloway; digital image, ( : accessed 25 Jan 2015); citing NARA microfilm publication T625, Roll 969.
  4. "Florida Passenger Lists, 1898-1951," Database and Images, ( : accessed 23 Jan 2015) Lawrence A Callaway, Roll 7; Citing Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Key West, Florida, 1898-1945. Micropublication T940. ARC ID: 4345370. RG085. 122 rolls. National Archives at Washington, D.C.
  5. "New York, Passenger Lists 1820-1957," Database and Images, ( : accessed 2015) Lawrence A Callawy, 7 Feb 2015; Citing Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957. Microfilm Publication T715, 8892 rolls. Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; National Archives at Washington, D.C.
  6. "Far From Home," San Francisco Chronicle, May 4, 1941, p 47, col 1; digital image, NewsBankinc, Genealogy Bank ( : accessed 18 Jan 2015).
  7. "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database, ( accessed 10 Oct 2014), entry for Mary Calloway Gaylord; citing Oregon State Library; Oregon Death Indexes, 1971-2008.
  8. Marge Gaylord Flint, "Exciting Website", e-mail message to Joseph M Flint, 12 Dec 2005.