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Mothorn, James
LAST: Mothorn FIRST: James MID: 
BORN: 10 Jun 1857 DIED: 10 Nov 1938 BURIED: 14 Nov 1938
BIRTH PLACE:  Knoxville, Marion Co., Iowa
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
Name of father George Mothorn
Maiden name of mother Elizabeth Darr
[parents and some siblings are buried at Salem Pioneer Cemetery]
OSBH DC (Marion County 1938) #968 – James Alfred Mothorn, male, widowed (Belle Mothorn), retired farmer, b. 10 Jun 1857 in Knoxville, Iowa, d. 10 Nov 1938 in Salem, Oregon (Salem Deaconess Hospital) at the age of 81 years 5 months 0 days, name of father George Mothorn (b. Tennessee), maiden name of mother Elizabeth Darr, interment 14 Nov IOOF Turner, undertaker Clough-Barrick, informant Mrs. Lulu Rockwell of Dayton, Oregon.
1880 OR CENSUS - Mothorn, age 23, b. Iowa, is enumerated with Geo. W., age 55, farmer b. Tennessee, and Elizabeth, age 55, b. N. Carolina, along with, Mary M., age 31, b. Indiana, Maria, age 19, b. Iowa, and George W., age 13, b. Iowa.
1st MARRIAGE – “James Mothorn, over 25 & Belle Barnett, over 18, m 20 Sep 1887 at house of Jacob Stahley by J.M. Dick, M.G. Aff: Jacob Stahley. Wit: Geo. W. Mothorn & Lena Barnett #3394 pg 418”.
2nd MARRIAGE – “James Mothorn, over 21 & Maggie Neal, over 18, m 19 Aug 1897 at house of & by J.M. Beauchamp, M.G. Aff: W.S. Waterbury. Wit: Mrs. Carrie Beauchamp & A.J. Basey. #5316 pg 598”.
[DIVORCE - Mothorn, Maggie vs. James A., 1902, Case #7595 – OR State Archives Oregon Historical Records Index]
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem, ED 136, sheet 5A)
James A. Mothorn, age 43, married 2 years, occupation miner, b. Jun 1857 in Iowa, is enumerated in the home of his sister, Mary Mothorn, age 52, b. May 1848 in Indiana, along with Lulu Mothorn, identified as niece [of Mary], age 11, b. Jul 1888, b. Oregon.
3rd MARRIAGE - J.A. Mothorn md Alice R. Perry 27 Feb 1907 in Marion Co., Oregon
1910 OR CENSUS - James A. Mothorn, age 52, occupation house carpenter, b. Iowa, is enumerated with his wife of 3 years Allie R., age 40, mother of 2 children, b. Iowa.
[DIVORCE – Mothorn, Allie R. vs James A., 1911, Marion Co., Oregon, Case #10241 - OR State Archives Oregon Historical Records Index]
DISCREPANCY – Marker gives year of death as 1939 – but death certificate gives year of death as 1938.
James A.
1857 – 1939
OSBH DC (Marion County 1938) #968 
1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Turner Pct., FA #172) 
Marion County Oregon Marriage Records, 1884-1888, Vol. V, pg 38
Marion County Oregon Marriage Records, 1894-1897, Vol. VIII, pg 47
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem, ED 136, sheet 5A)
Oregon Marriages, 1906-1920
1910 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Salem, ED 227, sheet 6B)
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