Oma Bledsoe

17 July 1909–4 February 1995 (Age 85)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Oma

When Oma Bledsoe was born on 17 July 1909, in Virginia, United States, her father, Hiram Andrew Bledsoe, was 30 and her mother, Easter H Robinette, was 25. She married Louis Raymond Overstake on 21 February 1946, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. She lived in Powell Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Sugar Creek Township, Greene, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 February 1995, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Raymond Overstake
1908–1982
Oma Bledsoe
1909–1995
Marriage: 21 February 1946

Spouse and Children

    Louis Raymond Overstake

    Male1908–1982Male

    Female1909–1995Female

MARRIAGE
21 February 1946
Wayne, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Allie Mae Bledsoe

    Female1903–2001Female

    Male1904–1992Male

    Female1909–1995Female

    Nellie Jean Long

    Female1913–1995Female

    Eva Bledsoe

    Female1915–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 8

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1932

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blīð (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlāw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Oma Bledsoe in household of Raymond Overstake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oma Bledsoe in household of Andrew H Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oma Bledsoe in household of Andrew Bledsoe, "United States Census, 1920"

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