Thelma Elizabeth Cearley

19 May 1906–October 1978 (Age 72)
Delaware, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Thelma Elizabeth

When Thelma Elizabeth Cearley was born on 19 May 1906, in Delaware, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Thomas Franklin Cearley, was 33 and her mother, Myrtle Inez Farrell, was 20. She married Arthur Warner Eaks on 20 May 1924, in Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died in October 1978, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Warner Eaks
Thelma Elizabeth Cearley
Marriage: 20 May 1924
Arthur Lawrence Eaks

Spouse and Children

20 May 1924
Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Franklin Cearley


    Myrtle Inez Farrell




World Events (8)


Age 1

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Zierle, a variant of Zier , or in Swabia, a pet form of Zyr, a short form of the personal name Zyriacus ( see Zilch ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thelma Cearley in household of Thomas F Cearley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thelma Eaks in household of Arthur Eaks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma E Sampson in household of Hubert L Sampson, "United States Census, 1940"

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