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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John Oldham
Magaret Price
Archie Oldham
Fred Warren Oldham
Violet Oldham
Robert Edward Oldham
Ted Oldhan

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1913: Marion, Iowa, United States


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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