Olive Ann Matney

9 November 1891–16 November 1975 (Age 84)
Independence, Polk, Oregon, United States

The Life of Olive Ann

When Olive Ann Matney was born on 9 November 1891, in Independence, Polk, Oregon, United States, her father, John Buchanan Matney, was 31 and her mother, Alida Winnie Lester, was 32. She married Thomas Benton Bronaugh Jr. on 26 September 1909, in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 November 1975, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Benton Bronaugh Jr.
1887–1956
Olive Ann Matney
1891–1975
Marriage: 26 September 1909
Lawrence T Bronaugh
1910–1950
William L Bronaugh
1914–1935
Doris L. Bronaugh
1915–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 September 1909
The Dalles, Wasco, Oregon, United States
children

(3)

    Lawrence T Bronaugh

    Male1910–1950Male

    William L Bronaugh

    Male1914–1935Male

    Doris L. Bronaugh

    Female1915–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Buchanan Matney

    Male1860–1922Male

    Alida Winnie Lester

    Female1859–1939Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1891–1975Female

    Virgil Bennett Matney

    Male1894–1966Male

    Female1895–1992Female

    Lela M. Matney

    Female1898–1974Female

    Vernon L. Matney

    Male1900–1945Male

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 7

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

American variant of English Mattingly .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Olive Brounaugh in household of Thomas Brounaugh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olive A Bronaugh in household of Thomas B Bronaugh Jr., "United States Census, 1920"
  • Olive A Bronaugh in household of Thomas B Bronaugh, "United States Census, 1930"

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