Matilda Jane Zumwalt

Female11 March 1840–29 August 1877

Brief Life History of Matilda Jane

When Matilda Jane Zumwalt was born on 11 March 1840, in St. Charles, Saint Charles, Missouri, United States, her father, Isaac Newton Zumwalt, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Crow, was 24. She married Franklin Berkley Inlow on 22 December 1858, in Polk, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Marion, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1850 and Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1870. She died on 29 August 1877, in Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Ashland, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Berkley Inlow
Matilda Jane Zumwalt
Marriage: 22 December 1858
Isabella Inlow
Frank Belton Inlow
John Herbert Inlow
Nada Ambre Inlow
Ada Amazon Inlow

Sources (6)

  • M J Inloe in household of F B Inloe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda Jane Zumwalt, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
  • Catherine Zumalt in household of Isaac Zumalt, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1858Polk, Oregon, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 6

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries - 1851: Jackson, Oregon Territory, United States 1859: Jackson, Oregon, United States

    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

    Age 19

    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Zumwald: topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the forest’, from Middle High German walt ‘woods, forest’ + the fused preposition and article zum (zu dem) ‘at the’. Compare Sumwalt and Zumalt .

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

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