William Noel Oldham

Brief Life History of William Noel

When William Noel Oldham was born on 24 April 1909, in Blue Springs, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Silas Melvin Kige Oldham, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Ann Robinson, was 29. He married Belva Marie Hale on 28 July 1928, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. He lived in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 5 January 1974, in Liberty, Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 64.

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William Noel Oldham
Belva Marie Hale
Marriage: 28 July 1928

Sources (23)

  • William N Oldham, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William N Oldham, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • William Noel Oldham, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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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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