Olla Odeal Bridges

28 January 1922–27 February 2010 (Age 88)
Bienville, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Olla Odeal

When Olla Odeal Bridges was born on 28 January 1922, in Bienville, Louisiana, United States, her father, Clarence Edmond Bridges, was 29 and her mother, Willie Maude Vail, was 19. She married Alton Lewis Smith on 27 October 1939, in Hodge, Jackson, Louisiana, United States. She lived in Police Jury Ward 3, Jackson, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died on 27 February 2010, in Bienville, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Alton Lewis Smith
Olla Odeal Bridges
Marriage: 27 October 1939

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    Alton Lewis Smith



27 October 1939
Hodge, Jackson, Louisiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 23

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Odele Bridges in household of Clarence E Bridges, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Odeal Smith in entry for Margie R Klein, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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