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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Modjeska found!!!!!!!

I found her! I was on Find a Grave.com and threw the bone out of her name, and bingo! I about fell over!

Birth: May 14, 1886
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1954
Pendleton
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA

Mrs. William M. (Modjeska) Evenson, 67, of Rte 1, Weston, died Tuesday in a Pendleton hospital.

Mrs. Evenson lived in Walla Walla for 23 years before the family moved to a farm near Weston in 1943, where she has lived since that time. She was born May 14, 1886, in Ohio.

Survivors include her husband, William M. Evenson; 2 daughters, Mrs. harry (Carol) Jefferis of walla Walla and Mrs. B. L. (Ruth) Lockwood of tacoma; her mother, Mrs. Frank Nechlin of Springfield, OH and two brothers and one sister. Harry & Charles Nichlin and Mrs. Addie Starrit, of Springfield. Mrs. Evenson was a member of the College Place Seventh-day Adventist Church where the funeral will be held Friday with Elder Robert Dunton officiating.
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1930 United States Federal Census
College Place, Walla Walla Co., Washington

Household Members:
William M. Evenson 41 -Head Minn. -Fuel Dealer
Modjeska Evenson 43 -Wife OH ***
Carol E. Wassemiller 20 -Dau OH
Elsie R. Wassemiller 15 -Dau ND
Alfred Wassemiller 2 -Gr. Son CA
Family links:
Spouse:
William Marion Evenson (1888 - 1958)
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
College Place
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

This is the family in 1920 Census, Im wondering why the girls have Everson surname here, and not so in 1930.
Name: William Evenson
Residence: , Walla Walla, Washington
Estimated Birth Year: 1890
Age: 30
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Minnesota
Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota
Film Number: 1821943
Digital Folder Number: 4391492
Image Number: 00121
Sheet Number: 7
Household Gender Age
William Evenson M 30y
Spouse Modjeska Evenson F 32y
Child Carrol Evenson F 10y
Child Ruth Evenson F 5y

This is Modjeska and Carol at a home for unwed mothers called Dayton Door of Hope in 1910
Name: Jessie Mechlin
Birthplace: Ohio
Relationship to Head of Household:
Residence: Dayton Ward 9, Montgomery, Ohio
Marital Status: Single
Race : White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Family Number: 183
Page Number: 9
Household Gender Age
Ruth K Clark F 74y
Mary Mahoney F 39y
Jessie Mechlin F 24y
Carol E Mechlin F y 8m
Elizabeth Benlinger F 27y
Clara M Carroll F 17y
Myrtle Spitler F 28y
Ruth B Spitler F 6y
Clara Suhre F 30y
Clara E Heskatt F 20y
Ruth M Heskatt F y 1m
Alice E Keller F 25y
Orlando L Keller M y 0m
Emma Larrick F 19y
Ruth M Larrick F y 2m
Birth: May 21, 1888
Iona
Murray County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1958
Umatilla County
Oregon, USA

World War I
Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: William Marion Evenson
County: Towner
State: North Dakota
Birthplace: Iona, Minnesota
Birth Date: 21 May 1888
Age: 29
Race: Caucasian (White)
Occupation: Farmer
Employer: Self
Dependants: Wife & 2 Children
Exemptions?: Farmer & 7th Day Adventist
Filed: 5 June 1917
FHL Roll Number: 1819498
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1920 United States Federal Census
College Place, Walla Walla Co., Washington

Household Members:
William Evenson 30 -Head Minn. -Wood Sawyer
Modjeska Evenson 32 -Wife OH
Carrol Evenson 10 -Dau OH
Ruth Evenson 5 -Dau ND
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1930 United States Federal Census
College Place, Walla Walla Co., Washington

Household Members:
William M. Evenson 41 -Head Minn. -Fuel Dealer
Modjeska Evenson 43 -Wife OH
Carol E. Wassemiller 20 -Dau OH
Elsie R. Wassemiller 15 -Dau ND
Alfred Wassemiller 2 -Gr. Son CA
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Oregon Death Index, 1903-98

Name: Evenson, William M.
County: Umatilla
Death Date: 27 Feb 1958
Certificate: 3585

Name: William M Evenson
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relationship to Head of Household:
Residence: Crocus, Towner, North Dakota
Marital Status: Single
Race : White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Minnesota
Family Number: 192
Page Number: 13
Household Gender Age
William M Evenson M 21y
Harry E Sprague M 23y
Irma M Sprague F 18y

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