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