Otis Hughes Darrow

Male12 August 1921–23 February 1996

Brief Life History of Otis Hughes

When Otis Hughes Darrow was born on 12 August 1921, in Simpson, Mitchell, Kansas, United States, his father, George Allen Darrow, was 55 and his mother, Ella Margaret Hughes, was 24. He married Bernice Mae Shelton on 2 November 1952, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 February 1996, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

Photos and Memories (5)

Do you know Otis Hughes? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Otis Hughes Darrow
Bernice Mae Shelton
Marriage: 2 November 1952
Lani Steven Darrow

Sources (17)

  • Otice Darrow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Otis Hughes Darrow, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Otis Hughes Darrow, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1952Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 2

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

    Age 6

    The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.


    Age 20

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Darragh .

    habitational name from Darroch near Falkirk (Stirlingshire), said to be named from Gaelic darach ‘oak tree’. Compare Darroch .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.