Paul Dayton Range
Born: Apr 5, 1873
Loc: Montour, Tama Co. Iowa
Died: Jan 1, 1943
Loc: Olympia, Thurston Co. WA
Bur: Masonic Memorial Cemetery,
Occupation: Mining Broker
Father: Joseph Wilson Range
Mother Hattie Dayton
Married: Dec 24, 1898 at Olympia, WA
Spouse: Viola Wyndearo,
daughter of Charles and Annie Wyndearo
at Olympia Christmas Eve, Paul D. Range, formerly of Dayton area, now of
to Miss Viola Wyndearo at the home of her parents. (Dayton WA Newspaper Extraction Jan 1899).
No children are known of this marriage.
In the Marriage Returns for 1898, #1508, is
Groom: Paul Dayton RANGE
Age 25, white, of Seattle,
Born Montour or Montown, Iowa,
Father - J. W. Range
Mother - H. A. Dayton.
Bride: Viola Josephine Wyndearo
Age 18, white, of Olympia,
Born St. Joe [Missouri?]
Father - Charles E. Wyndearo
Mother - Annie Speriesen(?)
Married in Olympia by Rev. J. L. Thompson on 24 Dec 1898. Certificate of Charles Wyndearo. Witnesses: H. D.
Westerman and A. J. Skinner, both of Olympia. License issued 23 Dec 1898. Marriage return filed 5 Jan 1899.
Jerri McCoy- Thurston Co. WA Researcher
1900 Census: Seattle, Kings County, WA
1910 Census: Seattle, Kings County, WA
1920 Census: Seattle, Kings County, WA
1930 Census: Seattle, Kings County, WA
Note: 1930 Census states he is divorced.
WW I Draft Registration Card:
Date: Sept. 12, 1918:
Order Number: A2516
Name: Paul Dayton Range
Residence: 2938 1/2 First Ave., Seattle, King, Wash.
Birth date: April 12, 1873
WA Pioneer Assoc:
Paul D. Range signed up with the Association in 1921, citing his address as 1143 16th Ave N. His occupation was listed as "mining." He wrote that he was born in Montour, Iowa, on 5 April 1873.
He came to Washington Territory with his family, arriving in
Dayton, WT on 12 April 1875.
Source: WA Gen. Soc. from records of WA Pioneer Assoc.
Obituary: Paul Dayton Range, 68, died in Olympia Friday morning. He had
been a Washington resident since he was two years old. He had lived in
eastern Washington much of his life. He spent several years in Alaska, as
a mining engineer, during the gold rush period. His father was one of the
first senators to serve in Washington Legislature. A brother Ernest Range,
lives in Clinton, Washington. Mills and Mills later will announce
Source: Sunday Olympian - 1/3/1943
Obituary: Funeral services for Paul Dayton Range will be held in
Mills and Mill's Chapel this Tuesday afternoon, starting at 1
o'clock. Burial will take place in Masonic Cemetery. Range died in
St. Peter's Hospital Friday. He is survived by a brother, Ernest,
Source: Daily Olympian - 1/4/1943