Eunice Oaks

31 January 1904–23 March 1991 (Age 87)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Oaks was born on 31 January 1904, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Seth Walfred Oaks, was 39 and her mother, Olivia C. Johnson, was 29. She married Morris H McFerson on 20 August 1931, in California, United States. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and Fresno, California, United States in 2001. She died on 23 March 1991, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Morris H McFerson
Eunice Oaks
Marriage: 20 August 1931

Spouse and Children

20 August 1931
California, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Oakes .2 Americanized form of Jewish Ochs .

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

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Story Highlight

United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries

Services for Eunice O. McFerson, 87, will be held Saturday in Laguna Beach. Mrs. McFerson died Saturday. She was a retired teacher. Surviving are three sons, Tom and Mike, both of Fresno, and Gary …

Sources (3)

  • Eunice Oaks McFerson in household of Morris H McFerson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Eunice Oaks in household of Seth Oaks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eunice M Mc Ferson in household of Morris H Mc Ferson, "United States Census, 1940"

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