Oma Elizabeth Isom

Brief Life History of Oma Elizabeth

When Oma Elizabeth Isom was born on 14 May 1881, in Virginia, United States, her father, Archibald Isom, was 34 and her mother, Mary A Parker, was 36. She married Floyd Delaney Penley on 26 June 1920, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 7, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1910. She died on 14 March 1953, in Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Gunnings Cemetery, Gunnings, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Floyd Delaney Penley
Oma Elizabeth Isom
Marriage: 26 June 1920
Mary Laura Penley
George F Penley
Ruby Pearl Penley
Velma Penley

Sources (26)

  • Osie Penley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oma Ison, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Oma Elizabeth Penley, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Essex): habitational name from Isham in Northamptonshire. The placename is derived from the river name Ise (of Celtic origin) + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

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