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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Arthur E. Oldenburg ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Arthur E. Oldenburg
BORN: 13 July 1898 DIED: 11 Mar 1966 BURIED: 15 Mar 1966
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Garage Machinist
BIRTH PLACE:  Elkton, South Dakota
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon

BIRTH Arthur E. Oldenburg, b 13 July 1898, Elkton, South Dakota; father William Oldenburg (b 24 Oct 1857, Annenwald Templin, Germany); mother Marguerite Petri (b 25 Jan 1859, Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin); delayed certificate filed 15 May 1958

NOTE Parents are buried in City View Cemetery

1900 SD CENSUS - Arthur Oldenburg, age 1, b. Jul 1898 in S. Dakota, is enumerated with William, age 44, occupation farmer, b. Oct 1855 in Germany, and his wife of 23 years, Margaret, age 45, mother of 10, b. Jan 1855 in Wisconsin, along with Henry, age 22, b. Feb 1878 in Wisconsin, Laura, age 14, b. Aug 1885 in Wisconsin, William, age 13, b. Jan 1887 in Wisconsin, Selma, age 10, b. Dec 1889 in Wisconsin, Louis, age 8, b. Mar 1892 in Minnesota, and Walter, age 5, b. May 1895 in Arkansas.

1910 WA CENSUS Arthur Oldenburg (11y, b South Dakota) enumerated with parents William (55y, b Wisconsin, married 33y) and Maggie (55y, b Wisconsin, mother of 11 children) and 4 siblings, Selina (20y, b Wisconsin), Louis (18y, b Minnesota), Walter (15y, b Arkansas) and Herald (8y, b Washington)

WWI Draft Registration Card Arthur Oldenburg, 20y, of Connell, Franklin co, Washington; b 13  July 1898; occupation farm laborer; nearest relative Margaret Oldenburg, Salem, Oregon

1920 OR CENSUS Arthur Oldenburg (22y, b South Dakota) enumerated with parents William (65y, b Wisconsin) and Maggie (65y, b Wisconsin) and 4 siblings, Selma (30y, b Wisconsin), Louis (27y, b Minnesota), Walter (24y, b Arkansas) and Harold (18y, b Washington)

MARRIAGE Arthur E. Oldenburg and Lillian Hazel Bliven m 16 Aug 1922, Marion co, Oregon

1930 OR CENSUS - Arthur Oldenburg, age 31, occupation garage machinist, b. S. Dakota, is enumerated with his wife Lillian B., age 29, occupation cashier, b. Kansas.

1940 OR CENSUS Arthur E. Oldenburg (41y, b South Dakota, occupation machinist) enumerated with wife Lillian B. (39y, b Kansas); family was living in same house in 1935

WWII Draft Registration Card Arthur E. Oldenburg, 43, of Rt 2, Box 108, Salem, Oregon; b 13 July 1898, Elkton, South Dakota; person who knows address Walter Oldenburg, 890 N Winter St, Salem


OSBH DC (1966 Marion Co) #3896 Arthur E. Oldenburg, male, machinist & farmer, married, spouse Lillian B. Oldenburg; b 13 July 1898, Elkton, South Dakota; father William Oldenburg; mother Margaret; d 11 Mar 1966, 1635 Chemawa Road NE, Salem, age 67y; bur Old Pioneer (IOOF); informant Lillian B. Oldenburg, wife


Arthur E. Oldenburg, 67, died Friday at his home, 1635 Chemawa Road NE. He had been a machinist with the State Highway Department for 23 years until leaving in 1943 for fulltime farming of property he has owned in the Keizer area since 1926. He was born in Elkton, SD, was a veteran of World War I, and a member of Salem Bible Church and Modern Woodmen of America. Survivors include his widow, Lillian B. Oldenburg, Salem; brothers Harry L., Louis and W.H. Oldenburg, all of Salem, and Walter of Vancouver, Wash; sisters Mrs Selma Phillips and Mrs M.M. Gaiser of Salem, Mrs Sadie Janosky, Nampa, Idaho, and Mrs Laura Dilling and Mrs Lydia Finkbeiner of Connell, Wash. Arrangements are pending at Howell-Edwards Funeral Home.

Oregon Statesman, Saturday, March 12, 1966, 5:2


Arthur E. Oldenburg
1898 - 1966
(shares marker with Lillian)


S&H pg 2

OSBH DC (1966 Marion Co) #3896

Oregon Delayed Birth Records (

1900 SD CENSUS (Brookings Co., Parnell, ED 37, sheet 4A)

1910 WA CENSUS (Franklin Co, Connell, ED 60, sheet 8B)

WWI Draft Registration Card (

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Chemawa, ED 321, sheet 16A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Chemawa, ED 10, sheet 9A)

1940 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Chemawa, ED 24-10, sheet 9B)

WWII Draft Registration Card (

OS 12 Mar 1966, 5:2


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