Maddox, Lucy Virginia

Female 1912 - 2010


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  • Name  Maddox, Lucy Virginia 
    Born  31 Oct 1912  Peoria, Illnois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  22 Apr 2010  Chico Ca. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  25 Apr 2010  Chico Ca. Glenn Oaks Hagen Lane Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I7  Poore Maddox
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2016 

    Father  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 
    Mother  Oldham, Ida Bell,   b. May 30, 1870-71, Randolph, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. June 13, 15, 1953, 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
    Family ID  F26  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Poore, Maurice Hamilton,   b. 31 Jul 1910, Bee, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1992, Chico, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Feb 1940  Chico, California Christian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Virginia had been married to Miller
    Children 
    >1. Living
    Family ID  F5  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Miller, Gerard 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID  F104  Group Sheet

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    Virginia Poore Age 3
    Virginia Poore Age 3
    Virginia Maddox Poore Age 18
    Virginia Maddox Poore Age 18
    Maddox Family
    Maddox Family
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  • Notes 
    • 1920 CENSUS Virginia Maddox living in Chico, Ca. with mother Ida Maddox 49 years old , sister Malley age 25yrs and grandmother Mary Elizabeth Virginia Oldham 74, and Virginia was 7 years old. Her father william Franklin had been killed in a train accident in Chico when she was 5.

      Raised and educated in Chico Ca. she used name Virginia L. instead of Lucky Virginia as was her birth name. Viriginia attended schools in Chico and graduated from chico Senior High School. Married 1st to Gerald Miller in Chico and had son William, Bill. After her husband’s death she moved in with mother Ida until marriage to Maurice Poore.They were married at the First Christian Church in Chico Feb 28,1940.

      She was strong willed and like to be in charge. She was very good a bookkeeping and investing money. She read the newspaper daily and liked to talk with old school friends.

      Virginia had red hair which stayed mostly red until her death and blue eyes and lots of freakles. She always wore her hair fairly short and like to go to the beauty shop to have it styled. she was around 5’4” in height. In her youth she was active in sports.

      She worked on almond hauler, for Woolsworth Co, as sale person, S&H Green Stamp Store part time. which was on Flume Street in Chico. Volunteered at Chico Community hospital as one of orginal members, PTA member at Parkview school. and a social soroity and volunteer for charities.

      Loved cats and had many over the years. Osker, J.J. Isemo and socks to name a few. She and Maurice lived in two homes in their 53 years of marriage on on Wesr 18th Street which was new and the second was built in 1947 on Carol Ave. They knew all the neighbors and most lived there for over 45 years.


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