- Mary was second wife of George Washington Hoffstatter. Her father's name was Lars Jensen b. 19 Jul 1832 d. 6 Feb 1904, and ________, Maria b. 2 Jun 1843 d. 6 Feb 1904.
Elsie Hoffstatter, Mary's daughter kept a little notebook in which she wrote: Mary Jensen born at Fremont, Nebraska Nov. 14, 1876. Came to Idaho June 1879. She taught school from before she was 16 till she was 31 when she maried George W. Hoffstatter who died Sept 1930. She worked with the adventist people and sold their literature many years before she joined church Nov 11, 1922 at Sutherlin, Oregon. She leaves to mourn her two daughters, Clara Hoffstatter of Caldwell (Idaho) and Elsie Butenschoen of Weston, Oregon; and 5 grandchildren, George Hoffstatter, Vera Mae Butenschoen, Barbara Butenschoen, Johnnie Butenschoen, Margaret Butenschoen.
Mary's name appears on the Washington County, Idaho Pioneers list prepared by the Weiser American newspaper. It said she had lived at Cambridge since 1879.
Mary was living at Cambridge when she died but she died in Caldwell, Idaho. Death date from Salubria Cemetery records.