Oma Delle Adamson

24 June 1892–21 June 1985 (Age 92)
Springville, Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Oma Delle

When Oma Delle Adamson was born on 24 June 1892, in Springville, Springfield Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, her father, Doil Bowden Adamson, was 24 and her mother, Eliza Annie Gillock, was 23. She married Stanley Francis Craycraft on 9 September 1913, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Heltonville, Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 5 years. She died on 21 June 1985, in Bloomington, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Chapel Hill, Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Stanley Francis Craycraft
Oma Delle Adamson
Marriage: 9 September 1913
Herman C. Cracraft
Willard Rex Cracraft
Beulah Virginia Cracraft

Spouse and Children

    Stanley Francis Craycraft



9 September 1913
Lawrence, Indiana, United States


    Herman C. Cracraft


    Willard Rex Cracraft


    Beulah Virginia Cracraft


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Hebrew Adam, red earth, and Anglo Saxon sun, son, meaning son of Adam or son of red earth

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Sources (3)

  • Oma Cracraft, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oma Cracraft in household of Doil B Adamson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amadell Cracraft in household of Doyle Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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