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Martha Ann Mee Hoover
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1868
Jackson County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1951
Alameda County
California, USA

Leoma "Lanz" Louden (Lowden) data:

1880 U.S. Census for Applegate Prec., Jackson Co., Oregon:
James Lowdon M 40 Indiana; farmer
WIFE Sarah Lowdon F 38 Missouri
SON Leoma Lowdon M 21 Oregon
DAU Mary A. Lowdon F 16 Oregon
SON John Lowdon M 8 Oregon
SON Wm. Lowdon M 3 Oregon

Martha and Lanz grew up together. Both lived in the Thompson Creek area in Applegate precinct.

Martha married Leoma "Lanz" Louden [Lowden] in 1886 in Oregon. They had 4 children: Dora, Cora, & Sadie and a baby son who died prior to 1900.

1900 U.S. Census for Merlin Precinct, Josephine Co., Oregon:
Lanz Lowden M 42 yrs, b. July 1858 Oregon
Wife Martha Lowden F 32 yrs, b. June 1868 Oregon
Daughter Dora Lowden F 13 yrs, b. Sept. 1887 Oregon
Daughter Sarah F Lowden F 11 yrs, b. May 1889 Oregon
Daughter Cora Lowden F 8 yrs, b. Aug. 1892 Oregon

Lanz is a teamster. They had 4 children, 3 living.

She married Bert Kaiser; they had a daughter, Willa.

1910 U.S. Census for Portland, Multnomah Co., OR:
Bert Kayser M 36yrs, b. 1874 Iowa
WIFE Martha Kayser F 41y Oregon
DAU Willie Kayser F 3y Oregon
Dora Lowden F 23y Oregon
Sadie Lowden F 20y Oregon
Cora Lowden F 16y Oregon
MOTH Lucy Kayser F 71y Pennsylvania

She married George W. Hoover. George was b. 18 Nov. 1868 in Michigan and d. 16 Feb. 1952 in Alameda Co.,​ Calif.

1920 U.S. Census for Multnomah Co. (Portland?) Oregon:
George W Hoover M 51y Michigan
WIFE Martha Hoover F 51y Oregon
Cora Lowden F 27y Oregon
Willie R Kayser F 12y Oregon

Martha and George were living in Portland, Oregon in 1930.

1940 U.S. Census for Cornelius, Washington Co., Oregon:
George W Hoover M 71 Michigan; farmer
Wife Martha J Hoover F 71 Oregon

They lived in the same home in 1935.

Notes: Daughter Dora was b. 22 Sept. 1887 in Jacksonville, Jackson Co., Oregon. Her name at birth was Dora Lowden Petterson--?? Her father was Leoma Lowden and her mother Martha Ann Mee. This record is in error. She married a Gus Petterson. Dora d. 5 April 1959 in Alameda Co., California.

Daughter Cora Florence m. Isaac M. Inman; she d. 21 June 1955 in Alameda Co., California. Her birth date was stated as 26 Aug. 1894 in Oregon.

Leoma Lowden is living in Lake Co., Calif. in 1920. He was working on a large ranch. He's listed as a "widower".

1930 U.S. Census for Slate Creek, Josephine Co., Oregon:
Leoma Lowden M 71 Oregon; divorced.
Daughter Sadie Johnson F 40 Oregon; widow.

This is an interesting census in that this contributor was told by relatives that Sadie had disappeared in her early 20s and no one knew where she went.

Lanz Lowden d. 1 Aug. 1936 in Douglas Co., Oregon. Martha was listed as his spouse.
Family links: 
  James Wesley Mee (1832 - 1917)
  Mary Jane Darneille Mee (1847 - 1926)
  George Wesley Hoover (1868 - 1952)
  Mary Ann Zumwalt Shoemake (1863 - ____)**
  Martha Ann Mee Hoover (1868 - 1951)
  Drusilla Samantha Mee Mansfield (1870 - 1953)*
  James Wesley Mee (1872 - 1908)*
  Rachel Elizabeth Mee Milam (1877 - 1952)*
  Anderson Lane Mee (1880 - 1966)*
  Alice Rose Mee Bingham (1882 - 1947)*
  Ida Florence Mee Ross (1887 - 1965)*
  George Henry Mee (1892 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: J.D. Larimore
Record added: Sep 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96527218
Martha Ann <i>Mee</i> Hoover
Added by: J.D. Larimore
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