Oro Dell Caples

8 August 1880–27 May 1975 (Age 94)
Lewis River, Cowlitz, Washington, United States

The Life of Oro Dell

When Oro Dell Caples was born on 8 August 1880, in Lewis River, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, her father, John W. Caples, was 40 and her mother, Harriet Louisa Gilson, was 33. She married Walter Aaron Dimick on 18 July 1906, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Forest Grove, Washington, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 27 May 1975, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Walter Aaron Dimick
Oro Dell Caples
Marriage: 18 July 1906
Norman Caples Dimick

Spouse and Children

    Walter Aaron Dimick



18 July 1906
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John W. Caples


    Harriet Louisa Gilson




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 9

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Capel , also established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oro D Caples in household of John W Caples, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs Ore C Gawley in entry for Conrad C Caples, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Orodell D. Caples Gawley, "Find A Grave Index"

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