Ada Tabor Corrin

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Sat., July 31, 1954

Ada Tabor Corrin, Lapwai Pioneer, Dead

Lapwai - Mrs. Ada Tabor Corrin, 87, pioneer Lapwai resident for the last 75 years died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Dorcas Sims, Longview, Wash., after suffering a heart attack. Mrs. Corrin had gone to Longview in March to make her home with her daughter.

About the turn of the century while Mrs. Tabor, she ran Lapwai's first hotel for three years.

Born at Tucson, Kan., in 1867, she crossed the plains by horseback and covered wagon with her parents when she was 7. The family came to settle at Juliaetta in 1874.

She was married at Juliaetta in 1883 to James Tabor, who died in 1932. In 1936 she married Joe Corrin at Moscow. He died in 1950.

Mrs. Corrin was a member of the Lapwai Church of God. For the last several years she had lived alone at the family home here.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lucy Bailey, Lapwai, and Mrs. Sims, Longview; four sons, John Tabor, Pondosa, Calif., Sam Tabor, Hamilton, Mont., Clarence Tabor, Missoula, Mont., and Lester Tabor, Hoquiam, Wash.

Other survivors include six step-children; 56 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Longview. Burial will be at the Longview Cemetery.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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