Oma Elizabeth Isom

14 May 1881–14 March 1953 (Age 71)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Oma Elizabeth

When Oma Elizabeth Isom was born on 14 May 1881, in Virginia, United States, her father, Archibald Ison, 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 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 7, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Kingsport, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 14 March 1953, at the age of 71, and was buried in Gunnings Cemetery, Gunnings, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Delaney Penley
Oma Elizabeth Isom
Marriage: 26 June 1920
George F Penley
Velma Penley
Velma Dykes

Spouse and Children

    Floyd Delaney Penley



26 June 1920
Washington, Tennessee, United States



    Velma Penley


    Velma Dykes


Parents and Siblings

    Archibald Ison


    Mary A Parker




    Arch Isom


    Julinda Isom


    Jessevine Frances Jessie Isom




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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

Age 13

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!

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Isham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Oma Penley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oma Penley in household of Floyd Penley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ona Isom in entry for Henry Dykes and Velma Hill, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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