Contributed by Eileen Gillette
Description: Death Takes Member Of Pioneer Nevada Family (Etna - McLeod)Date: January 23 1932
Newspaper published in: Reno
Mrs. Mary Etna McLEOD, member of a pioneer NV family and widely known throught Mason Valley died yesterday in her Yerington home, she was 78.
Born at Perry, MO 21 Nov 1854, she came to NV with her parents when a young woman of 20. The family located in Carson Valley in 1874. Two years later they moved to Mason Valley, and on 3 Jul 1877 she was married at Gold Hill to Angus McLEOD. They resided for a time at the McLEOD ranch in Mason Valley, than to Aurora for a few years and back to the ranch in 1883. Her husband died several years ago and since 1923, Mrs. McLEOD had resided at Yerington.
Nine children were born to Mary and Angus; four at Aurora and five at Mason Valley, six survive; Charles and William McLEOD of Yerington; Mrs. Belle ROSACHI of Yerington, Henry S. McLEOD of Reno, David R. of Sacramento and Mason E. McLEOD of Ukiah, CA; 28 grandchildren; sister of Mrs. Margaret BAKER of Mina, NV.
Funeral will be Sunday at Yerington Methodist Church with interment in Yerington Cemetery.
Service under the direction of E.T. Butler Mortuary.