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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Minnie Gertrude Hunt ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Hunt, Minnie Gertrude
MAIDEN NAME: Penrose AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 Sep 1882 DIED: 11 May 1973 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Quincy, Houghton Co, Michigan
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

Marriage of Parents – Lewis E. Penrose & Carrie T. Grimm md 27 Aug 1882, Hancock, Houghton co, Michigan

Parents are buried in Hopewell cemetery, Yamhill co, Oregon

BIRTH – Minnie Penrose born 1 Sept 1882 at Quincy, Houghton co, Michigan, daughter of Louis & Theresa Penrose

1900 OR CENSUS – Willamina Penrose (b Sept 1882, Michigan, single) listed as a servant in house of Robert Deal

MARRIAGE – Walter B. Hunt & Minnie G. Penrose md 16 Sept 1902, Polk co, Oregon

1910 OR CENSUS – Minnie G. Hunt (27y, b Michigan, married 7y, mother of 1 child) enumerated with husband Walter B. (33y, b Oregon, occupation farmer) and daughter Francis L. (5y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Minnie Hunt (37y, b Michigan) enumerated with husband Walter B. (42y, b Oregon, occupation farmer) and 2 children, Frances (14y, b Oregon) and Kenneth (4y, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS - Minnie G. Hunt, age 47, b. Michigan, is enumerated with Walter B., age 53, occupation farmer, b. Oregon, along with Kenneth R., age 15, b. Oregon, and Helen M., age 9, b. Oregon.

1940 OR CENSUS – Minnie Hunt (57y, b Minnesota), enumerated with husband Walter B. (63y, b Oregon, occupation farmer), son Kenneth (25y, b Oregon), daughter-in-law Alice (21y, b Oregon, living in Salem, Marion co, Oregon in 1935), and granddaughter Iris M. (4m, b Oregon); Walter, Minnie & Kenneth were living in same house in 1935 


OSBH DC (Marion County 1973) #73-07875


Mrs Minnie Hunt, a Salem area resident most of her life after coming here as a small child, died Friday in a Salem nursing home at the age of 90. Born in Michigan, she lived at Zena, west of Salem, and came to Salem about 10 years ago to live with a daughter at 2534 Rogers Lane NW. She had spent a few years homesteading in the Fort Rock area near Bend. She was a member of Zena Missionary Society. Surviving are daughters Helen McClure and Frances Burns and son Kenneth R., all of Salem; sisters Esther Propst, Woodburn, Rose Stoutenburg, Dayton, and Lillie Nelson, Salem; seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services are pending at Barrick mortuary.

Oregon Statesman, Saturday, May 12, 1973, page 18


Minnie G.
1882 - 1973
[shares marker with Walter]


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs

Michigan Marriage Records (

Michigan Birth Index (

1900 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 172, FA#39)

Polk Co, Oregon, Marriage Records, vol 6

1910 OR CENSUS (Lake co, Silver Lake, ED 138, sheet 6B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 365, sheet 4B)

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

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 27-42, sheet 5B) 

OS, 12 May 1973, page 18 

ROW: I 20 A4  

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