Opal Esther Thompson

Opal Esther Thompson

Female 1903 - 1969  (65 years)

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  • Name Opal Esther Thompson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 25 Sep 1903  Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Find-A-Grave 41325306 
    Reference Number 14049 
    Residence 1910  Yellow Creek, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1920  Clark City, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1930  Clark City, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 19 Feb 1969  Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8
    Buried Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mount Olivet Cemetery
    Person ID I14049  Thompson-Milligan
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 

    Father Walter Wayne Thompson, Sr,   b. 20 Apr 1879, Randolph, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1966, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anna Bell Hicks,   b. 22 Aug 1881, Mike, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1960, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Jan 1902  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frank Edward Oldham,   b. 29 Jun 1900, Clark City, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1935, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1919  Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ernest Leroy Oldham,   b. 31 Mar 1924, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1982, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary Esther Oldham,   b. 15 Jan 1927, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     3. Raymond Edward Oldham,   b. 23 Sep 1929, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 2006, Bucklin, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     4. Viola Mae Oldham,   b. 9 Mar 1922, Chariton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2004, Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F768  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1903 - Chariton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1919 - Chariton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Clark City, Chariton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Clark City, Chariton, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Feb 1969 - Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Marceline, Linn, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Opal Esther (Thompson) Oldham headstone
    Opal Esther (Thompson) Oldham headstone
    Thompson Children
    Thompson Children
    Opal Esther (Thompson) & Frand Edward Oldham
    Opal Esther (Thompson) & Frand Edward Oldham
    Opal Esther (Thompson) Oldham
    Opal Esther (Thompson) Oldham

  • Notes 
    • Opal Esther Thompson was born 25 Sep 1903 in Chariton County, Missouri. On 30 June 1919 she married Frank Edward Oldham who was born 29 June 1900 and was the son of Marion Goodman Oldham “Goodie” and Junettie Spencer “Nettie”, farmers in Chariton County, southeast of Marceline, Missouri.
      Frank passed away 7 January 1935 at Putman Memorial Hospital, Marceline, Missouri after a long illness with cancer at the age of 34 Years. Opal Esther passed away 19 February 1969 at St. Francis Hospital, Marceline, Missouri at the age of 65. She had had a heart attack much earlier and also a high hernia and was given the wrong shot by a doctor that was on call at the time who did not know her medical history. She was buried on 22 February 1969.
      Opal Esther retired from Walsworth Yearbooks in Marceline on her birthday, 25 September 1968, but had returned to work at the beginning of 1969. Opal was well-known and well-liked. She had the largest funeral that had ever been held in Marceline at that time. Both are buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Marceline, Missouri.

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Was;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Yellow Creek, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
      Birth date: 1904
      Birth place: Missouri
      Residence date: 1910
      Residence place: Yellow Creek, Chariton, Missouri

    2. [S105] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees.

    3. [S60] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Database online. Year: 1930; Census Place: Clark, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: 1182; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 7; Image: 401.0; FHL microfilm: 2340917.
      Record for Opal Oldham

    4. [S211] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security D;), Number: 493-14-7663; Issue State: Missouri; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Birth date: 25 Sep 1903
      Birth place:
      Death date: Feb 1969
      Death place: Marceline, Linn, Missouri, United States of America

    5. [S213] Web: Missouri, Find A Grave Index, 1812-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data - Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 12 January 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi;).
      Birth date: 25 Sep 1903
      Birth place:
      Death date: 19 Feb 1969
      Death place:

    6. [S212] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.Original data - Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Microfilm.Original data: Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri Stat;).
      Marriage date: 30 Jun 1919
      Marriage place: Marceline, Linn, Missouri

    7. [S206] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Reco;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Clark, Chariton, Missouri; Roll: T625_906; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 820.
      Birth date: abt 1904
      Birth place: Missouri
      Residence date: 1920
      Residence place: Clark, Chariton, Missouri

    8. [S22] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.
      Record for Raymond Oldham

    9. [S22] OneWorldTree, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;;), Database online.
      Record for Frank Edward Oldham