Image is a portrait of Eliza Jane “Jenny” (nee Morell) (Eaton) (Loken) Duncklee. Jenny came to Alaska from England in 1918 and lived in the Anchorage area for a while, then moved to the Matanuska Valley where she married homesteader John Loken. Loken’s homestead was in the vicinity of present-day Palmer. Following Loken’s death, she married homesteader Ed Duncklee. She was active in Valley Homemakers clubs and social activities. Eliza Jane Duncklee was the mother of Fanny (nee Eaton) Werner who followed her mother to Alaska in 1929 and married homesteader Adam Werner.
Matanuska Valley, Alaska
Black & White Paper Print, 2-1/4” x 2-1/2”
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