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Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Margaret Yungen ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Yungen, Margaret
MAIDEN NAME: Hofer AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 1 July 1888 DIED: 26 Jan 1950 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Putnam Co, Ohio
DEATH PLACE: W. Salem, Polk Co., Oregon

1900 OH CENSUS – Margrate Hofer (b Jan 1888, Ohio) enumerated with parents Fred (b Apr 1853, Switzerland, married 18y, immigrated 1886, naturalized, occupation farmer) and Anna (b Jan 1857, Switz, mother of 10 children, 7 living at time of census) and 6 siblings, John (b Jan 1882, Switz), Rosy (b Apr 1886, Switz), Lindy (b Mar 1890, Ohio), Fred (b May 1892, Ohio), Clara (b May 1897, Ohio) and William (b Dec 1899, Ohio; also with family was Lizabeth Hofer [no relationship given] (b Sept 1828, Germany, single)

1910 OH CENSUS - Margaret Hofer, age 21, single, b. Ohio, is enumerated with Fred, age 57, occupation farmer, b. Switz-German, and his wife of 28 years, Anna, mother of 10 children 7 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Switz-Germ., along with Fred J., age 17, b. Ohio, and Eilliam, age 10, b. Ohio.

MARRIAGE – Christian Yungen (of Hillsboro, Oregon; b 23 Nov 1873, Frutigen, Switz, son of Christian Yungen & Susan Louber) and Margaret Hofer (of Van Buren twp, Hancock co, Ohio; b 1 July 1888, Putnam co, Ohio, daughter of Fred Hofer & Anna Iniger) md 7 Oct 1910, Hancock co, Ohio

1920 OR CENSUS – Margaret Yungen (31y, b Ohio) enumerated with husband Chris (46y, b Switz, immigrated 1889, naturalized 1901, occupation farmer) and 3 sons, Robert (8y, b Oregon), Carl (7y, b Oregon) and Arthur (5m, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS – Margaret Yungen (42y, b Ohio, married at age 22y) enumerated with husband Christian (55y, b Switzerland, immigrated 1889, naturalized, married at age 36y, occupation farmer) and 3 sons, Robert F. (18y, b Oregon), Carl A. (17y, b Oregon) and Arthur R. (10y, b Oregon)

1940 OR CENSUS – Margaret Yungen (61y, b Ohio) enumerated with husband Christian (65y, b Switzerland, occupation farmer) and son Arthur (20y, b Oregon); family was living in same house in 1935; also with family were two hired men


OSBH DC (Polk County 1950) #2159 - Margaret Yungen, female, housewife, married (Chris Yungen), b. 1 July 1888 in Bluffton, Iowa, d. 26 Jan 1950 at [W.] Salem, Oregon (Rt 1 Box 452) at the age of 61 years, 30 year resident, name of father Fred Hofer, maiden name of mother Anna Iniger, interment Zena; informant Chris Yungen.


Margaret Yungen, at the residence at Salem, route 1, January 26, at the age of 61 years. Survived by widower, Chris Yungen, three sons, Robert, Carl and Arthur Yungen, and a grandson, Walter Yungen, all of Salem; two sisters, Mrs. Rose Watkins of Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs. John Launder of Williamstown, Ohio; and a brother, F. A. Hofer, Bluffton, Ohio. Member of Bethany Evangelical Reformed church. Services will be held at that church, Saturday, January 28, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Carl Mayer officiating and interment in Zena cemetery. The Howell-Edwards chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Oregon Statesman, (Salem, Oregon) January 27, 1950 2:5


Wife Of
C. Yungen
1888 - 1950


Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
OSBH DC (Polk County 1950) #2159

1900 OH CENSUS (Hancock co, Van Buren, ED 76, sheet 1B)

1910 OH CENSUS (Hancock Co., Van Buren, ED 87, sheet 2B) 

Ohio Marriage Records (

1920 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley ED 365, sheet 1A)

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 4, sheet 4A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Spring Valley, ED 27-42, sheet 3A)

OS 27 Jan 1950, 2:5

ROW: VI 12 A4  

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