Spring Valley Cemetery ~ Balm Hodgson ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Hodgson, Balm
LAST: Hodgson FIRST: Balm MID: 
BORN: 5 Nov 1874 DIED: 7 Jan 1936 BURIED:  (Spring Valley Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Polk Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Wippany, Morris Co., New Jersey

Name of father Martin Van Buren "Van" Mann
Maiden name of mother Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Cooper 
1880 OR CENSUS - Balm Mann, age 6, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Martin V., age 43, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, and L[???] L., male, age 15, b. Oregon, Elbert S., age 13, b. Oregon, Nancy, age 11, b. Oregon, Julia V., age 9, b. Oregon, and Ann, age 1, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE - Balm Mann md Caspar Wislar Hodgson 1 Nov 1900 in Chelan Co., Washington.

1920 NY CENSUS - Balm M. Hodgson (45y, b Oregon) enuemrated with husband Caspar W. (57y, b Indiana, occupation book publisher) and 3 chldren, Foresta B. (17y, b California), Daphne B. (14y, b New York) and Kasper M. (12y, b New York). Also with family was maid Josephine Anderson (22y, b New York)

PASSPORT APPLICATION - Balm Mann Hodgson of Yonkers, New York; application dated 15 Sept 1921; born 5 Nov 1874, Salem, Oregon; family includes husband Caspar W. (b Spiceland, Indiana), children Foresta (b 10 Nov 1902, San Francisco, California), Daphne (b 18 Apr 1905, Yonkers, New York) and Kaspar (b 1 Apr 1907, Yonkers, New York)
1930 NY CENSUS - Balm M. Hodgson, age 55, b. Oregon, is enumerated with Capar W., age 61, occupation book publisher, b. Indiana, along with Foresta, age 26, single, b. California, Daphne, age 24, single, b. New York, and Kaspar M., age 22, single, b. New York.

Miss Balm Mann came down from Eugen today, where she is attending school, and will be the guest of Salem and Independence friends.
Capital Journal 21 Dec 1895, 6:3


Word of the death on January 7, at Wippany [Whippany], N. J., of Mrs. Balm Mann Hodgson, sister of Dr. E. A. Mann of Portland, has been received here by relatives. Mrs. Hodson was born near Salem and was a graduate of the University of Oregon. Beside Dr. Mann, suvivors are the widower, a daughter, Daphne; as son, Kasper, and two sisters, Mrs. H. L. Heath of Palo Alto,and Mrs. Charles Simonstad of Seattle.
Oregonian, The (Portland, Oregon) 22 Jan 1936, 7:6




Janssen Compilation
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Bethel, ED 102, pg 8B) 
Washington State Archives - Digital 

1920 NY CENSUS (Westchester Co, Yonkers, ED 259, sheet 3A)

Passport Applications (Ancestry.com)
1930 NY CENSUS (Westchester Co., Yonkers, ED 56, sheet 26A)
Oreg. 22 Jan 1936, 7:6

ROW: II 17 A5