Reba Mae Oden

19 January 1924–5 December 2008 (Age 84)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Reba Mae

When Reba Mae Oden was born on 19 January 1924, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Albert Levi Oden, was 30 and her mother, Lillie Mae Colson, was 26. She married William Joseph Fitzpatrick on 17 August 1941, in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Waconda Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 5 December 2008, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Joseph Fitzpatrick
Reba Mae Oden
Marriage: 17 August 1941
Joseph Darrell Fitzpatrick
Robert Wayne Fitzpatrick

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers
Age 17
Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act
Age 23
The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Odo ( see Ott , or possibly a metronymic from Oda, a feminine form of the name).2 Swedish (Odén): ornamental name composed of the unexplained element Od- + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Reba M Oden in household of Albert L Oden, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reba M Oden in household of Albert L Oden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Reba Mae Oden, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

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