Ola L. Pitchford

August 1909–18 December 1994 (Age 85)
Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ola L.

When Ola L. Pitchford was born in August 1909, in Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, her father, Henry Moton Pitchford, was 53 and her mother, Laura Sanders, was 31. She married Paul Woodrow Foote on 23 May 1939, in Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Poteau, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 18 December 1994, in Auburn, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pinehurst, Shoshone, Idaho, United States.

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Paul Woodrow Foote
Ola L. Pitchford
Marriage: 23 May 1939
Paul Woodrow Foote Jr.

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23 May 1939
Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States


    Paul Woodrow Foote Jr.


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place near Shrewsbury, where there was a bituminous well; the name is derived from Old English pic ‘pitch’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ola L Foote in household of Paul W Foote, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ola Pitchford in household of Henry Pitchford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ola L Pitchford in household of Henry M Pitchford, "United States Census, 1920"

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