Ora Ezekiel Bloomfield

10 October 1905–11 December 1959 (Age 54)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Ora Ezekiel

When Ora Ezekiel Bloomfield was born on 10 October 1905, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Newton Bloomfield, was 22 and his mother, Basheba Horsley, was 23. He married Bess Burton about 1930, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Logan, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Big Creek District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 1959, in South Webster, Scioto, Ohio, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in South Webster, Scioto, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ora Ezekiel Bloomfield
Bess Burton
Marriage: about 1930
Talmadge Berman Bloomfield
Joyce Bloomfield
Gloria Bloomfield

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 1
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created
Age 7
Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
Age 15
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of Blumfeld, an ornamental compound of Yiddish blum ‘flower’ + feld ‘field’.2 English: variant of the Norman habitational name Blundeville, from Blonville-sur-Mer in Calvados, France. The first element is probably an Old Norse personal name; the second is Old French ville ‘settlement’. In the 16th and 17th centuries in England, the endings -field and -ville were often used interchangeably; one branch of the Blundeville family continued using the -ville spelling while another chose Blom(e)field or Bloomfield.

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

Sources (8)

  • Oria Bloomfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ora Bloomfield in household of Newton Bloomfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora Bloomfield in household of Newt Bloomfield Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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