Archie Oldham

Brief Life History of Archie

When Archie Oldham was born on 25 July 1898, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, his father, John Oldham, was 35 and his mother, Magaret Price, was 20. He lived in Melcher, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1915 and Dallas Township, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

John Oldham
1863–1935
Magaret Price
1878–
Archie Oldham
1898–
Fred Warren Oldham
1900–1971
Violet Oldham
1902–1984
Robert Edward Oldham
1903–
Ted Oldhan
1905–

Sources (7)

  • Archie Oldham, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Archie Oldham, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Archie Oldham, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1913

Historical Boundaries: 1913: Marion, Iowa, United States

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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