Oel Durkee Jr.

1843–1923 (Age 79)
Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Oel

When Oel Durkee Jr. was born on 2 December 1843, in Lorain, Ohio, United States, his father, Oelsen Durkee, was 36 and his mother, Betsey Terry, was 33. He married Emma Odelpha Phillips on 31 December 1865, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Eaton, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 11 September 1923, in Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Oel Durkee Jr.
Emma Odelpha Phillips
Marriage: 31 December 1865
May Eleanor Durkee
June B. Durkee
Jane Durkee
Edward Oel Durkee
Leo L. Durkee
George S. Durkee
Estella Pearl Durkee
Blanche Mable Durkee
Elza Eugene Durkee
Artemas L. Durkee
Florence Betsy Durkee

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World Events (8)

Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 17
Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
Age 22
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Durkin .

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

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Sources (18)

  • Oel Durkee in household of Oel Durkee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oel Durkee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oel Durkee, Jr, "United States Census, 1880"

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