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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Lela Maude Jerman ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Lela Maude Jerman
MAIDEN NAME: Durbin AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 17 May 1867 DIED: 9 Jul 1942 BURIED: 11 Jul 1942
BIRTH PLACE:  Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Newport, Lincoln Co, Oregon

1870 OR CENSUS – Lilly Durbin (3y, b Oregon) enumerated with Isaac (37y, b Ohio, occupation livery stable), Olive (30y, b Illinois) and Louise (12y, b Oregon)

1880 OR CENSUS - Lela Durbin, age 13, b. Oregon, is enumerated with parents Isack [sic] Durbin, age 48, farmer b. Ohio, and Olive, age 39, b. Illinois, along with sister Myrtle, age 6, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE - "Madison B. Jerman, over 25 & Lela Durbin, over 21, m 18 Dec 1889 at house of Isaac Durbin by T. C. Shaw, C. J. Aff: D. F. Jerman. Wit: Myrtle Durbin & Mary Ann Plant. #3739 pg 215".

1900 OR CENSUS – Lela Jerman (b May 1867, Oregon, widowed, mother of 2 children) enumerated with 2 sons, Edward J. (b Dec 1890, Oregon) and Paul Arthur (b Mar 1892, Oregon); they were living with her parents Isaac Durbin (b Jan 1832, Ohio, married 45y, occupation farmer) and Olive Durbin (b Feb 1840, Illinois, mother of 4 children, 3 living at time of census) and W. Clifton Shelton [grandson of Isaac Durbin] (b June 1884, Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Lela Jerman (59y, b Oregon, widowed)

1930 OR CENSUS – Lela M. Jerman (62y, b Oregon, widowed)

1940 OR CENSUS – Lela M. Jerman (72y, b Oregon, widowed, living in Salem, Marion Co, Oregon in 1935); with her was housekeeper Mary M. Fleming (62y, b Indiana, widowed, living in Grants Pass, Josephine Co, Oregon in 1935)


OSBH DC (1942 Lincoln co) #75 Lela Maude Jerman, female, housewife, widowed, spouse Madison; b 17 May 1867, Salem, Ore; father Izac Durbin (b Belleville, Ohio); mother b Bloomington, Ill; d 9 July 1942, 444 High St, Newport, age 75y 1m 22d; lived in town 10y; bur Salem IOOF; informant Paul Jerman, Newport, Ore


Lela Maude Jerman died in Newport, born in Salem, May 17, 1867. Survived by sister, Mrs Myrtle Bechtel of Salem; sons, Paul of Newport and Edward of Portland; 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Services in Newport Saturday, July 11, at 11 am. Graveside services in Odd Fellows cemetery, Salem, at 3:30 am. Hartley funeral home, Newport, in charge.

Capital Journal, Saturday, July 11, 1942, page 10


Lela M. 
1867 - 1942 

(shares marker with Paul A. and Madison B.)


1870 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, FA#65)

1880 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Howell Prairie Pct., FA #97) 
Marion Co. Oregon Marriage Records, 1888-91, Vol VI, pg 19

1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Howell Prairie, ED 138, sheet 8B)

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 342, sheet 3A)

1930 OR CENSUS (Lincoln Co, Newport, ED 22, sheet 4B)

1940 OR CENSUS (Lincoln Co, Newport, ED 21-20, sheet 5A)

CJ, 11 July 1942, page 10


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