Jackson, Amanda Matilda Bilyeu – Obituary

Halsey–Mrs. Amanda Bilyeu Jackson, 76, native of Linn County and daughter of early Oregon pioneers, died at her home here Thursday [September 22, 1932] and will be buried Sunday afternoon following funeral services at the Habey Methodist Church at 2 o’clock, Rev. Idso will conduct the services. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Jackson was born nine miles east of Scio, June 29, 1856, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Bilyeu. On October 5, 1878, she was married to C. C. Jackson, former Linn County sheriff. Four children survive. They are Mrs. Martha Hockensmith, Halsey; Fred Jackson, Salem; and Tom and George Jackson of Halsey. Ten grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren are also living.

Albany Democrat Herald, September 24, 1932
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

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