Oldham, Ida Bell

Female 71 - June 13, 15, 1953


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  • Name  Oldham, Ida Bell 
    Born  May 30, 1870-71  Randolph, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  June 13, 15, 1953  Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I38  Poore Maddox
    Last Modified  12 Apr 2016 

    Father  Oldham, William Richard,   b. 5 Apr 1847, Barren Co. Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1920, Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anderson, Mary Elizabeth Virginia “Polly”,   b. 8 Oct 1845, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1926, Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Dec 1855 
    Family ID  F60  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Maddox, William Franklin,   b. 14 Mar 1852 Twin of Mary Frances, Cave City Barren Co. Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1918, Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Apr 1890  Metcalf Co. Ky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • W R Oldham House
    Children 
    >1. Maddox, Lucy Virginia,   b. 31 Oct 1912, Peoria, Illnois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 2010, Chico Ca. Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Maddox, Mallie,   b. 26 Nov 1894, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1975, San Francisco Ca. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F26  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Britten, George E.,   d. 1953?, Chico Ca. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2260  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • Burried in old Chico Cemetery next to husband Frank and daughter Mallie and sister Lora Dee Cummins and 2nd husband George E Britten Home 3651 and 3678 Humbolt Road Chico. Her home at799 Humbolt Road was where she lived the last 20 years of her life ( The house was located at the end of Poplar Street on Humbolt Rd. ) She worked at Diamond Match Co, was a Tailor, she and her 2nd husband ran a Root Beer Shop on 2nd Street between Broadway and Main Streets in Chico. Lived in Marysville California for a short time with 2nd husband and daughter Virginia.
      Sh had red hair, which turned gray at the end of her life, she chewed tobacco at one time, wore glasses in later life and had a heart condition at the end of her life.
      Have large oval color Photograph of Ida and her 1st husband Frank, as a couple maybe when they were married in 1890. It does not have a date. It is printed on canvas with a gold frame and has a small tare.

      Her mother lived with her and help raise her daughter Virginia.
      1880 CENSUS lists her name as Eddy not Ida not 100% this is correct person.

      Mrs. Ida Maddox is listed in 'California Voter Registration 1916-1930, this listing for 1916 Chico Vecino No. 3 precinst" listed as housewife no address given. No other family is listed page 48


      1900 CENSUS IDA BELL wife born May 1870 30 years old with husband William Maddox born March 1852 age 48. No listing for Mallie.
      1920 CENSUS List Ida Maddox living in Chico born 1871 in Kentucky with her mother Mary E.V. Oldham age 74 and two daughters Malley 25and Virginia 7 years. She was a widow. She remarried George Britton whose wife had also died. They lived at 799 Humbolt Road in Chico until her death. The house was still there in 2012 at the end of Popular Street it backed up to Little Chico Creek. Her sister Dee Cummins lived down the street about 6 houses. Her house was taken out to build a road across the creek in the 1960's. There is a family Bible that has been lost, but may have ended up with the Swan family in Southern California, it was last seen in the 1950's in Chico.


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