Matilda Jane Zumwalt

1840–1877 (Age 37)
St. Charles, St. Charles, Missouri

The Life of Matilda Jane

When Matilda Jane Zumwalt was born on 1 March 1840, her father, Isaac Newton Zumwalt, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Crow, was 24. She married Franklin Berkley Inlow on 22 December 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Marion, Marion, Oregon Territory, 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

Spouse and Children

22 December 1858


    Isabella Inlow



    John Herbert Inlow


    Nada Ambre Inlow


    Ada Amazon Inlow


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Newton Zumwalt


    Sarah Elizabeth Crow




+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Territory of Oregon is Created

Age 8

The Territory of Oregon was created as an organic act titled “The Act to Establish the Territorial Government of Oregon” was passed by Congress on August 14, 1848.
1857 · Oregon Constitutional Convention

Age 17

The Oregon Constitutional Convention consisted of 60 delegates who met in Salem in 1857 to change Oregon from a territory to a state. 

Name Meaning

German: 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’.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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