Josephine Olive Tebo

Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Josephine Olive

When Josephine Olive Tebo was born in 1877, in Townsend, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Tebo, was 31 and her mother, Mary Olive Seam, was 24. She married George Randolph Needham on 30 July 1898, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons.

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Family Time Line

Josephine Olive Tebo
George Randolph Needham
Marriage: 30 July 1898
Randolph H. Needham
Irving Wardsworth Needham
Douglas Wilbur Needham

Spouse & Children

30 July 1898
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


  • Randolph H. Needham


  • Male1903–1903Male

  • Douglas Wilbur Needham


Parents & Siblings



  • Mary L Tebo


  • Cordelia Tebo


  • Alice Tebo


  • Female1877–Female

  • John Tebo


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

New England spelling of French Thibault .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Olive Tebo in household of John Tebo, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josephine Thihault in entry for Irvine Wadsworth Needham, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Josephine O Tebo, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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