Jasper Newton Matheny

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Jasper Newton Matheny

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Birthplace: Schuyler County, Illinois, United States
Death: Died in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Woodlawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Matheny and Mary Matheny
Husband of Elizabeth Matheny and Mary Bell (Ring) Matheny
Father of Minnie Maud Lee

Occupation: businessman
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About Jasper Newton Matheny

Jasper Newton Matheny emigrated to the Oregon Territory in 1843.

Jasper Newton MATHENY (1834-1893): m1. Elizabeth LEE; m2. 1852 Mary Bell RING; s/o Daniel and Mary (Cooper) Matheny; in the late 1850 was a delegate to the Democatic convention in Yamhill Co; by 1862 is elected alderman of Salem; the next year he has built and is operating a new steam ferry for Willamette River; is indicted in 1865 for running his ferry on a Sunday but charges are dismissed; Nov 1865 has sold out his interest in the ferry and was building a stone wharf above the ferry landing; in 1866 was elected Salem city marshall; was always active in the affairs of the community; Jasper died on board a ship enroute from Mexico to San Francisco, CA; buried in Masonic Cemetery, San Francisco, CA; father of 11 children (Lorenzo Dow, Henry Leuder, Albert Lee, Laura Bell, Ida Rose, Mary Ella, Minnie Maude, Alice Gertrude, Sarah Agnes, Guy Fox "Guido", Jasper Claud) [photo contributed by Van Atkins]

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Jasper Newton Matheny's Timeline

1834
August 4, 1834
Schuyler County, Illinois, United States
1864
July 3, 1864
Age 29
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States
1878
1878
Age 43
1893
June 16, 1893
Age 58
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Colma, San Mateo County, California, United States