Vida Emmaline Tatum

Female10 March 1931–26 April 1996

Brief Life History of Vida Emmaline

When Vida Emmaline Tatum was born on 10 March 1931, in Valliant, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States, her father, James Noah Tatum, was 39 and her mother, Eula Emaline Tidmore, was 26. She married Roscoe Nathaniel Henthorne on 22 October 1945, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wilson Township, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 26 April 1996, in Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 65.

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Roscoe Nathaniel Henthorne
Vida Emmaline Tatum
Marriage: 22 October 1945
Roscoe N Henthorne

Sources (3)

  • Vida Tatum in household of J N Tatum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vida E Tatum, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Vida Emmaline Henthorne, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    22 October 1945Carter, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

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

    1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

    Age 10

    Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

    1949 · NATO is Established

    Age 18

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk): variant of Tatham .

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

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