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 Delma Vern <I>Jackson</I> Matsen

Delma Vern Jackson Matsen

Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington, USA
Death 25 Feb 1949 (aged 55)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 174636400 · View Source
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Excerpts from the Oregon Death Index and the Social Security Applications and Claims Index.
Delma Jackson Matsen died 25 February 1949 in Portland. She was born 5 January 1894, in Goldendale, Washington.
Father: Rollo E. Jackson.
Mother: Laura M. Ferrell.
Notes: Jan. 1938: Name listed as DELMA JACKSON MATSEN.
Certificate: 2179.
Type of Claim: Original SSN.

Oregon, Marriage Indexes.
Delma V. Jackson married Nelson B. Matsen, 4 October 1917 in Multnomah County, Oregon.
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The Goldendale Sentinel, Goldendale, WA., March 10, 1949, page 8.

Velma Vern Jackson was born January 5th, 1894, in Goldendale, the fifth child of Rollo E. and Laura M. Jackson.

She passed away January 25th, 1949 in Portland, Oregon. She is survived by her husband, Nelsen B. Matsen, Sunnyside; a daughter, Betty Jean Taylor, of Prosser; a son, Richard Myles Matsen, of Bickleton; and four sisters, Louise J. Matsen and Edith J. Brandt, of Wapato, Effie J. Haynes of Pullman, Una J. Ward, of Portland; two brothers, Oran Jackson, of Portland, and R. Earl Jackson, of Home Valley; one grandchild, daughter of R. Miles Matsen.

Services were held Monday afternoon, February 28th, at the House of Holman, followed by vault entombment, near her parents, in Lincoln Memorial Mausoleum.
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1900 US Federal Census, South Fork, Grant County, Oregon.
Delma V. Jackson, Daughter, born June 1894, age 6, born in Washington. Delma's parents were listed as Rollo E. Jackson, age 36, born Nov. 1863, and Laura M. Jackson, age 34, born Mar. 1866. The were 5 other children of Rollo and Laura, in the home, 3 more daughters and 2 sons.

In 1910 the family had moved to Fruit Valley, Clark County, Washington.
Delma was listed as age 16, born in Washington.

The 1920 census, in Alder Creek, Klickitat County, Washington, Delma was age 25, the wife of N. B. Matsen, age 32, a wheat farmer.

In 1930 and 1940, Delma's husband wasn't listed in the home, and Delma was listed the Head of the family, married. Her 2 children, Betty, born in Oregon, and Miles, born in Washington, were with her. In 1930, they were in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, and in 1940, they were in Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.

The WWII Draft Registration cards, of 1942, listed Nelson B. Matsen, and his wife, Mrs. Delma V. Matsen, both living in Bickleton, Washington.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 174636400
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Delma Vern Jackson Matsen (5 Jan 1894–25 Feb 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 174636400, citing Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Jan Fenter (contributor 47208659) .