Okley R Patch

6 August 1893–16 June 1979 (Age 85)
Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Okley R

When Okley R Patch was born on 6 August 1893, in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Patch, was 62 and his mother, Melinda McBride, was 43. He married Virginia Susan Vroman on 17 August 1912, in Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 16 June 1979, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, South Sugar Creek Township, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Okley R Patch
Virginia Susan Vroman
Marriage: 17 August 1912
Virginia Eileen Patch
Robert Eugene Patch

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1912Moberly, Randolph, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 11
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pask .Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Pač (see Pac 2).Probably also an Americanized form of German Petsch , Pätsch (see Patsch 1) or Patsch 2.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Okley Patch, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Oakley Patch in entry for Jack Glanzman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Okley Patch, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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