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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Marit Horten ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Horten, Marit
MAIDEN NAME: Berg AKA 1: Horton AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 25 May 1873 DIED: 4 Apr 1943 BURIED: 8 Apr 1943 (Spring Valley Cemetery)
DEATH PLACE: Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon

1900 SD CENSUS – Mary Horsten (b May 1873, Norway, immigrated 1888, married 8y, mother of 4 children) enumerated with husband Tosten (b Feb 1865, Norway, immigrated 1887, applied for papers, occupation farmer) and 4 children, all born in South Dakota, Anton (b Dec 1892), Iver (b Aug 1894), Alma (b Oct 1895) and Selma (b Aug 1898)

1910 SD CENSUS - Marit Horton [Horten], age 36, mother of 6 children, b. Norway, is enumerated with her husband of 17 years, Torsten [Thorsten], age 45, occupation farmer, b. Norway, along with Anton T., age 17, b. South Dakota, Iver, age 15, b. South Dakota, Alma, age 14, b. South Dakota, Selma, age 11, b. South Dakota, Theodore, age 9, b. South Dakota, and Julia, age 4, b. South Dakota.

1920 MT CENSUS – Mary O. Horton (46y, b Norway, immigrated 1888) enumerated with wife Thorsten O. (54y, b Norway, immigrated 1888, applied for papers 1889, occupation farmer) and 5 children, all born in South Dakota, Anton (27y), Alma (24y), Theodore (18y), Julia (14y) and Olga (5y) and granddaughter Easter G. Olen (1y9m, b Montana)

1930 OR CENSUS - Mary O. Horten, age 56, married at age 19, b. Norway, is enumerated in the home of her son Theodore N. Horten, age 29, single, occupation farmer, b. South Dakota, with her husband Thorsten O., age 65, occupation farm laborer, married at age 28, b. Norway, along with Olga E., age 15, b. South Dakota, niece Ester Diew, age 12, b. South Dakota, and nephew Teddy Rohme, age 5, b. Oregon.

1940 OR CENSUS – Mary Horten (66y, b Norway, widowed) enumerated with her son Theodore (39y, b South Dakota, occupation woodcutter), brother Ole Berg (72y, b Norway) and a lodger Syver Herstad (62y, b Norway); family was living in same place in 1935


OSBH DC (1943 Multnomah co) #211 Mary Horten, female, housewife, widow, spouse Thorsten; b 25 May 1873, Norway; father Ole Berg (b Norway); mother Ingeburg (b Norway); d 4 Apr 1943, 4615 SE Knapp St, Portland, age 69y 10m 10d; lived 9y in town, 21y in Ore, 55y in US; bur Zena; informant Mrs Olga York, Rt 2, Box 1084, Beaverton, Ore


Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10:30 A.M. in the chapel of McGinnis & Wilhelm for Mr.s Mary Horten, 69, who died Sunday at the home of her son Iver Horten 4615 S. E. Knapp street. Interment will be at Salem.
Born in Norway, Mrs. Horten had lived in Portland for nine years. Surviving relatives besides the Portland son include three daugthers, Mrs. Alma Dickson and Mrs. Julia Gideon of Portland and Mrs. Olga York of Beaverton, a son Theodore at Battle Creek, Mich., and two brothers, Ole Berg of Portland and Thor Berg of Mason City, Iowa.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon) 8 Apr 1943, 13:2

Horten – Mary, April 4, late of 4615 SE Knapp; beloved mother of Mrs Alma Dickson, Mrs Julia Gideon, Iver Horten, city; Mrs Olga York, Beaveton; Anton, Sherwood; Theodore, Battle Creek, Mich; sister of Ole Berg, city; Thor Berg, Mason City, Ia. Friends invited to attend funeral services Saturday, April 10, 10:30 am at the Chapel of McGinnis & Wilhelm, Morticians, 6637 SE Milwaukie. Graveside services will be held Saturday, 1 pm, at Zena cemetery.

Oregonian, Wednesday, April 7, 1943, 15:7


Mary B
1874 - 1943
[shares marker with Thorsten]


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OSBH DC (1943 Multnomah co) #211

1900 SD CENSUS (Minnehaha co, Mapleton, ED 249, sheet 4A-B)

1910 SD CENSUS (Minnehaha Co., Mapleton, ED 320, sheet 1B) 

1920 MT CENSUS (Musselshell co, School District 44, ED 73, sheet 8B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Spring Valley, ED 4. sheet 1A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Multnomah co, Portland, ED 37-154, sheet 4B) 

Oreg 8 Apr 1943, 13:2

Oregonian, 7 Apr 1943, 15:7

ROW: II 22 A2  

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