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John Marble Jr.
(1780-1874)
Sophronia
(1787-1828)
Ephraim Hubbell Watkins
(1794-1882)
Fanny B. Palmer
(1794-1878)
Hiram Ephriam Marble
(1810-1869)
Olivia Watkins
(1814-1900)

Theora Ursula Marble
(1850-1943)

 

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William J. Van Matre

Theora Ursula Marble

  • Born: 29 Apr 1850, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois
  • Marriage: William J. Van Matre on 12 Nov 1865 in Cadiz, Green, Wisconsin, United States
  • Died: 25 Jan 1943, Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois at age 92
  • Buried: Lena Burial Park, Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1850, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 129 Book 1, 309b. Age 4/12 yrs.

Census, 1860, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 230 Book 1, Page 529. Age 10 yrs.

Census, 1870, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 275 Book 1, Page 400a. Age 20 yrs., keeping house.

Census, 1880, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 253 Book 1, Page 342b. Age 30 yrs., housekeeping.

Census, 1900, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 346 Book 2, Page 222a. Age 50 yrs., married 34 yrs., mother of 5 children, 3 children living.

Census, 1910, Illinois, Stephenson County, West Point Township, Lena Post Office, Roll 327 Book 2, Page 279b. Age 59 yrs., married 44 yrs., mother of 3 children, 3 children living.

Census, 1920, llinois, Stephenson County, West Point Township, Lena Post Office, Roll 397 Book 2, Page 264b. Age 69 yrs.

Census, 1930, Illinois, Stephenson County, West Point Township, Lena Post Office, Roll 560 Book 2, Page 248a. Age 79 yrs., living in house with her son William.

Census, 1940, Illiinois, Stephenson County, Lena Township, Image 8 of 32. Age 89 yrs., widow.

Obituary: Freeport Journal-Standard, 26 Jan 1943, Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois. Lena, Ill., Jan. 26 - Mrs. Theora Van Matre, 92, passed away at her home in Lena, on Monday. Mrs. Van Matre lost her eyesight and was confined to her bed by illness for the past four years; during which time she was cheerful and considerate of those about her.

Theora Marble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Marble, was born near Winslow on April 29, 1850.

She was united in marriage to William J. Van Matre on November 12, 1865.

He preceded her in death on July 3, 1916.

Surviving are two sons, William of Lena, Nelson of Grant's Pass, Ore., and two grandchildren. One son, Daniel preceded her in death.


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Theora married William J. Van Matre, son of Morgan J. Van Matre and Louanna Denio, on 12 Nov 1865 in Cadiz, Green, Wisconsin, United States. (William J. Van Matre was born on 3 May 1840 in Oneco, Stephenson County, Illinois, died on 3 Jul 1916 in Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois and was buried on 6 Jul 1916 in Lena Burial Park, Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois.)



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