Ollie Mae Rasberry

30 May 1908–15 January 2003 (Age 94)
Jonesboro, Jackson, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Ollie Mae

When Ollie Mae Rasberry was born on 30 May 1908, in Jonesboro, Jackson, Louisiana, United States, her father, Simeon Joseph L Rasberry, was 31 and her mother, Martha Alice Walker, was 25. She married Fred McDonald Peel on 19 December 1925, in Jackson, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1935 and Police Jury Ward 6, Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 15 January 2003, in Jonesboro, Jackson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Jackson, Louisiana, United States.

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Fred McDonald Peel
Ollie Mae Rasberry
Marriage: 19 December 1925
Winfred M. Peel
Elaine N Peel

Spouse and Children

19 December 1925
Jackson, Louisiana, United States


    Winfred M. Peel


    Elaine N Peel


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 27

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Ratsbury in Lynton, Devon, although the modern English surname is concentrated in Norfolk.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ollie M Peel in household of Fred M Peel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie M Peel in household of Fred M Peel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ollie M Rasbury in household of Simmie Rasbury, "United States Census, 1920"

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