Ernest John Waldron1,2

M, b. 27 November 1893, d. 17 December 1946
Great-granduncle of Barbara Joyce Zanzig
Descendant Chart for Peter and Marritie Waldron
     Ernest John Waldron was born on 27 November 1893 at Olmsted County, Minnesota, USAB,G.1,3,4,5 He was the son of John Wesley Waldron and Wilhelmina S. Martins.6,7,5

     Ernest John Waldron married Othilie Thorine Jorgenson on 30 June 1914 at Olmsted County, MinnesotaB,G, at age 20; According to Harold W. Stewart, Ernest left Tillie, went to California, divorced and remarried.6,8
     Ernest John Waldron and Othilie Thorine Jorgenson were divorced circa 1921.9

     Ernest John Waldron married Dorothy E. Ducourt, daughter of Blanche Culp, on 4 November 1926 at Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USAB,G, at age 32.2,7
     Ernest John Waldron died on 17 December 1946 at Los Angeles County, California, USAB,G, at age 53.10

Children of Ernest John Waldron and Othilie Thorine Jorgenson

Unique ID=WALDR-08490
Last Edited=21 Jul 2021


  1. [S419] John Waldron and Marie W. Stewart family list, Handwritten note, unknown date, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Bothell, King, Washington, USA.
  2. [S658] 1930 US Census CA, Los Angeles 150, Los Angeles Co., California, population schedule,, (, Ernest J. Waldron household, Los Angeles, ED 19-467, page 3A (83) (image 5/46), dwelling 68, family 75; citing Roll T626_150.
  3. [S779] Rochester, Minnesota, Olmsted County Birth Index 1870-1999 N-Z, 1870-1999 N-Z, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA, John Ernest Waldron, book C, p. 45, no. B3. Hereinafter cited as Olmsted Birth Index 1870-1999.
  4. [S595] 1900 US Federal Census (MN, Olmsted 779), Olmsted Co., Minnesota, population schedule,, (, John Waldron; citing NARA microfilm roll T623_779, FHL film no. 1240779.
  5. [S1505] "Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905", Database and images, Minnesota Historical Society,, URL 2007, 1895 > Olmsted, roll V290_79; John W. Waldron household, Rochester ward 3, district 17, page 17, family 140, accessed 29 Aug 2019, citing 1865-1905 Minnesota State Population Census Schedules, 1849-1855 Minnesota Territorial Census Schedules and Minnesota 1857 Territorial Census.
  6. [S59] Alma Stewart and Betty Stewart, Family File, Stewart, online n.p., Stewart Family File (Eugene, OR), 1999.
  7. [S1638] "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952" , database with images, Familysearch, URL 2014, Ernest John Waldron-Dorothy E. Ducourt, 005698448 > image 719 of 2542, book 695, page 105, accessed 27 Mar 2019, citing county courthouses California.
  8. [S703] Olmsted County Index to Marriage Records, Females, 1850-1984, Microfilmed images (Rochester, MN: Olmsted County District Court, 9 Mar 2000), FHL film #2195197, Othilie Thorine Jorgenson to Ernest Waldron, bk. Q p. 367.
  9. [S2] "Personal knowledge", by B. Zanzig. Collection of Barbara Zanzig (Bothell, King, Washington, USA), informant: Harold Wesley Stewart. Tillie describes herself as married in the 1920 census, and Ernest is remarried in California in about 1926.
  10. [S152] Center for Health Statistics State of California Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997, online, 1940-1997 California Death Index, 2000, Ernest John Waldron entry.
  11. [S1605] "Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925", Database and images, Operations, Inc.,, URL 2015, Olmsted County, Probate case files, 1855-1925, Minnie Waldron; Probate Case Files, No. 4291-4308, case no. 4297, images 477-572 (final disbursement image 559), accessed 1 Nov 2019, citing District and Probate Courts, Minnesota County.