Grace Oldham

Female22 April 1882–15 January 1924

Brief Life History of Grace

When Grace Oldham was born on 22 April 1882, in Brown, Texas, United States, her father, John Oliver Oldham, was 23 and her mother, Bettie Leona Allen, was 20. She married A Paul Kinder on 9 December 1900, in Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 5, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 15 January 1924, in Shallowater, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Hardy
Grace Oldham
Marriage: 1 November 1908
V Jameel Hardy
Lorene Melvinia Hardy
M Lorine Hardy

Sources (11)

  • Grace L Hardy in household of Lafette Hardy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Oldham, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Grace Lee Oldham in entry for Sidney Allie Kinder, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1908Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1890: Lubbock, Texas, United States

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 12

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire): habitational name from Oldham in Lancashire. The placename derives from Old English ald ‘old’ + Old Norse holmr ‘island, water meadow’.

    History: Colonist and trader John Oldham was born in Lancashire, England, c. 1600 and emigrated to North America in 1623, arriving at Plymouth, MA, in July on the ship Anne.

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

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