Eliza Jane Duncklee 1

Palmer Museum of History and Art
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Unknown

Collection

Werner Collection

Time Period

1949

Description

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.

Location

Matanuska Valley, Alaska

Type

Black & White Paper Print, 2-1/4” x 2-1/2”

ENTRY ID

Eliza Jane Duncklee#1x-Wer

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