Jonathan Samuel Yoder

 

 

06/25/2016

 

Jonathan Samuel Yoder was born on December 20, 1844 in Juaniata (or Juniata) County, Pennsylvania. 

Jonathan Yoder was the oldest son of of Elias Yoder (1825-1875) and Lydia (Plank) Yoder (1824-1859).  He married Barbara Fry in 1866.  Jonathan and Barbara moved to Dade County Missouri in 1869.  In 1889 they moved to a rural area south of Portland, Oregon in the Willamette Valley.  This became known as Yoder, Oregon.

Jonathan Yoder died on January 9, 1917 in Portland, Oregon.  Barbara (Fry) Yoder passed away April 30, 1906.  His youngest daughter Nellie Beatrice (Yoder) Eyman was my grandmother.

Jonathan and Barbara's Children:

  • Louis Bertran,b. 1867 - d. 1952. Married Etta Wyland.

  • John Jay, b. 1869 - 1933.  Married Nellie McClelland.

  • Magdalena, May b. 1872 - 1875.

  • Aaron Livingston, b. 1874 - 1951.  Married Edna Conrad.

  • Orlando Perry, b. 1876 - 1964.  Married Bernadotte Reed.

  • Rosa Bonheur, b. 1877 - 1964.  Married James Watson.

  • Ralph Emerson, b. 1880 - 1936.  Married Anna Gotfredson.

  • Albert Grant, b. 1883 - 1942.  Married Eva Sconce

  • Nellie Beatrice, b. 1886 - 1990.  Married Albert Fredrick Eyman.

Click here to read a paper written about J. S. Yoder.