Olive Elizabeth Sedge

1884–1959 (Age 75)
Cleveland, Klickitat, Washington, United States

The Life of Olive Elizabeth

When Olive Elizabeth Sedge was born on 4 September 1884, in Cleveland, Klickitat, Washington, United States, her father, Henry Sedge, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Eleanor Plumley, was 22. She married Leslie John Thompson on 12 April 1906, in Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wenas, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1900 and Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 28 October 1959, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olive Elizabeth Sedge
Leslie John Thompson
Marriage: 12 April 1906
Cathern Lois Thompson
John Thompson

Spouse & Children

12 April 1906
Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Sedge


  • Sarah Eleanor Plumley




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 5

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Age 20

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive E Thompson in household of Lester Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Olive E Sedge in household of Henry Sedge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive Sedge Thompson in entry for John H Thompson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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