Ophelia Ethel Overstake

20 March 1902–5 May 1991 (Age 89)
Keb, Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ophelia Ethel

When Ophelia Ethel Overstake was born on 20 March 1902, in Keb, Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Vandingham Overstake, was 38 and her mother, Rhoda Alice Clark, was 39. She married Alfred Franklin Kridelbaugh on 1 May 1920, in Wapello, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Polk Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 5 May 1991, in Casey Creek, Adair, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Ottawa, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Franklin Kridelbaugh
Ophelia Ethel Overstake
Marriage: 1 May 1920
Henry Clay Kridelbaugh

Spouse and Children

1 May 1920
Wapello, Iowa, United States


    Henry Clay Kridelbaugh


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 24

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel O Overstake in household of Charles V Overstake, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Opal Kridelbaugh in household of Charles Overstake, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Opal Kridelbaugh in household of Alfred Kridelbaugh, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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