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 William Oscar Matzger

William Oscar Matzger

Birth
Philomath, Benton County, Oregon, USA
Death 28 Jun 1917 (aged 68)
Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA
Burial Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 5856058 · View Source
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Son of William and Abigail (ALLEN) Matzger...Married 19 Sep 19,1872 to Mary S. RANKIN..."fell to the floor of bath room at the residence of his son, Jesse Matzger, and before he was placed on a bed he expired. Mr.Matzger has been suffering from high blood pressure for some time, and while he has been growing weaker steadily he was apparently in his usual health when he arose Thursday, and his sudden death is a shock to the whole community, for he was everyone's friend and all were his friends"...Came with parents in 1871/72 to the area...succeeded his father as post master...school teacher, photographer and editor of the Inlander...Father of Jesse, Tracy, and Frank...Obit Columbia Chronicle, Dayton WA, 30 June 1917, Front Page, Column 4-5


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  • Maintained by: Ann Koch
  • Originally Created by: Betty from OR
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5856058
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Oscar Matzger (26 Feb 1849–28 Jun 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5856058, citing Dayton City Cemetery, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Ann Koch (contributor 46800231) .