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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ Matilda Norton ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Norton, Matilda
LAST: Norton FIRST: Matilda MID: 
BORN: 11 Jan 1842 DIED: 7 Sep 1913 BURIED: 8 Sep 1913
OCCUPATION:  Housewife
DEATH PLACE: Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father Jacob Bodenhofer/Bodenhoffer
Maiden name of mother Elizabeth Burger
Sister of Christiana Soesbe
OSBH DC (Marion County 1913) #3196 - Matilda Norton, female, widowed, housewife, b. 14 Jan 1842 in Iowa, d. 7 Sep 1913 in Marion, Oregon at the age of 71 y’s 7 m’s 27 d’s, name of father Jacob Bodenhofer (b. Wuttemburg, Germany), maiden name of mother Elisabeth Burger (b. Switzerland, Germany), interment 8 Sep 1913 at Marion, undertaker E.E. Howell, informant Mrs. C.R. Scott of Salem.
1850 IA CENSUS - Matilda Bodenhofer, age 8, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Jacob, age 52, occupation farmer, b. Germany, Elizabeth, age 50, b. Germany, along with Jacob Jr., age 21, b. Pennsylvania, Caroline, age 17, b. Virginia, Catharine, age 15, b. Virginia, Rosanna, age 14, b. Illinois, John, age 12, b. Illinois, and George W., age 5, b. Iowa.
1900 OR CENSUS - Matilda Norton, age 58, mother of 0 children, b. Jan 1852 in Iowa, is enumerated with her husband of 30 years, Miles S. Norton, age 73, occupation farmer, b. Jan 1827 in New York. Also enumerated in the home are William Soesbe, identified as boarder, age 75, b. Jan 1825 in Iowa, Fannie Soesbe, age 70, b. Jan 1830 in Pennsylvania, and Christopher Olson, identified as servant, age 16, occupation farm laborer, b. Hawaiian Islands.
No obituary found in Oregon Statesman or Capital Journal
Matilda Norton
Sept. 7, 1913
Aged 71 Y’s
7 M’s 26 D’s
In loving remembrance
OSBH DC (Marion County 1913) #3196
1850 IA CENSUS (Jones Co., Fairview, FA #932)
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 141, sheet 10B)
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