Thelma Marie Jacobson

27 October 1907–21 July 1999 (Age 91)
Mendocino, California, United States

The Life of Thelma Marie

When Thelma Marie Jacobson was born on 27 October 1907, in Mendocino, California, United States, her father, Matt Jacobson, was 39 and her mother, Susannah Piskula, was 28. She married William Edwin Whitten on 2 May 1928, in Clatsop, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Oil Springs, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Altoona Election Precinct, Wahkiakum, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 21 July 1999, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

William Edwin Whitten
Thelma Marie Jacobson
Marriage: 2 May 1928
William John Whitten
Romaine Carol Whitten Jensen
Maureen Charlotte Whitten

Spouse and Children

2 May 1928
Clatsop, Oregon, United States


    William John Whitten


    Romaine Carol Whitten Jensen


    Maureen Charlotte Whitten


Parents and Siblings

    Matt Jacobson


    Susannah Piskula





    Arthur Jacobsen



    Alfred Jacobsen


    Sylvia Jacobsen


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Jacobson in household of Matt Jacobson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma Whitten in household of William Whitten, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Witter in household of Dr. F M Witter, "United States Census, 1910"

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