Thelma Marie Jacobson

Female27 October 1907–21 July 1999

Brief Life History 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 Riskula, was 28. She married William Edwin Whitten on 2 May 1928, in Clatsop, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Altoona, Wahkiakum, Washington, United States in 1930 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
Romaine Carol Whitten
Maureen Charlotte Whitten

Sources (7)

  • Thelma Whitten in household of William E Whitten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Unknown in entry for Roy Bertram Trout, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
  • Delma M Jacobson in household of Matt Jacobson, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1928Clatsop, Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    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, Swedish, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob denoting ‘Jacob's son’. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, including Scandinavian (see 2 below) and, in some cases, Croatian Jakobović (which is from the personal name Jakob ).

    Americanized form of Swedish Jacobsson or Jakobsson and Danish, Norwegian, North German, or Dutch Jacobsen or Jakobsen , all cognates of 1 above.

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

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