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Teresa Bessie Oberkrom

Teresa Bessie Oberkrom[1, 2, 3]

Female 1889 - 1968  (79 years)

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  • Name Teresa Bessie Oberkrom 
    Born 12 Jul 1889  Gasconade County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • In the pension records for Samuel Oberkrom, Samuel stated he had a child, Teresa B. Oberkrom, born July 12, 1889.
    • Following Harriet and Samuel's death, Teresa applied for a minor child's pension. Declaration filed December 24, 1901; Teresa's guardian was Henrietta White, of Cleavesville. Teresa's date and place of birth given as July 12, 1889, at or near Oak Hill. Teresa received a pension, certificate 547.833, until she turned 16 years old.
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1900  Brush Creek, Gasconade County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1900 Brush Creek, Gasconade County, Missouri
    Samuel Oberkorn, 57 years old, born September 1842, in Germany; parents born in Germany. Married 20 years. Farmer. Immigrated to the US in 1860. Naturalized. Can read and write, and speak English.
    Harriett Oberkorn, wife, 48 years old, born October 1851, in Missouri; parents born in Ireland. Married 20 years. Mother of 2 children, both living.
    William C. Oberkorn, son, 17 years old, born February 1883, in Missouri; father born in Germany; mother in Missouri. Farm laborer.
    Teresa B. Oberkorn, daughter, 10 years old, born July 1889, in Missouri; father born in Germany; mother in Missouri. Attended school for 1 month. 
    Harriet White
1900 Federal Census
    Harriet White 1900 Federal Census
    Guardianship Dec 1901 
    Henrietta White became guardian of Teresa after Teresa's parents both died in November of 1901 
    Residence 12 Sep 1918  Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Oberkrom, in registering for WW draft, listed his nearest relative as Bessie Morton, of Los Angeles, California 
    William Oberkrom
World War I Draft Registration
    William Oberkrom World War I Draft Registration
    Residence 1920  Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • 1920 Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California
      Bessie Morton, 30 years old, born in Missouri; father born in Germany; mother in Missouri. Married. Clerk in department store
      Mae Ella Morton, 7 years old, born in California; father born in Illinois; mother in Missouri. Attended school within the year
      Harold Morton, 5 years old, born in California; father born in Illinois; mother in Missouri
    • 1920 Los Angeles Assembly District 74, Los Angeles, California
      Bessie Morton, 30 years old, born in Missouri; father born in Germany; mother in Missouri. Listed as roomer in home of Carl McDaniel. Bessie is listed as married (though no husband listed with her). Bessie is working as a clerk in a store.
    Occupation 1920 
    Clerk in store 
    Residence 1922  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    214 South Griffen 
    • California Voter Registration: 1922
      Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
      Precinct 770
      Mrs. Bessie T. Morton; sales clerk; 214 S. Griffen; R
    Occupation 1922 
    Sales clerk 
    Residence 1930  Downey, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1935  Downey, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1940  Downey, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1942  Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3831 Agnes Avenue 
    • California Voter Registration: 1942
      Lynwood City Precinct, Los Angeles County
      Mrs. Bessie T. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, housewife, D

    Residence Mar 1942 
    the obituary for William Oberkrom noted that he was survived by a sister, Bessie Cambridge, of Lynwood, California 
    William C Oberkrom Obituary
    William C Oberkrom Obituary
    Gasconade County Republican
    Thursday, March 19, 1942
    Residence 1944  Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3831 Agnes Avenue 
    • California Voter Registration: 1944
      Lynwood City Precinct, Los Angeles County
      Mrs. Bessie T. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, housewife, D
      James N. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, jigbuilder, D

    Residence 1946  Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3831 Agnes Avenue 
    • California Voter Registration: 1946
      Lynwood City Precinct 20, Los Angeles County
      Mrs. Bessie T. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, D
      James N. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, D

    Residence 1948  Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3831 Agnes Avenue 
    • California Voter Registration: 1948
      Lynwood City Precinct 20, Los Angeles County
      Mrs. Bessie T. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, D
      James N. Cambridge, 3831 Agnes Avenue, D
    Residence 1950  Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    6665 Long Beach 
    • California Voter Registration: 1950
      Long Beach Precinct 317, Los Angeles County
      Mrs. Bessie T. Cambridge, 6665 Long Beach, D
      James N. Cambridge, 6665 Long Beach, D
    Residence 1952  Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Aug 1968  Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • California Death Index, 1940-1997
      Name: Bessie T Cambridge
      Social Security #: 555078302
      Sex: FEMALE
      Birth Date: 12 Jul 1889
      Birthplace: Missouri
      Death Date: 5 Aug 1968
      Death Place: Orange
    • Social Security Death Index
      Name: Bessie Cambridge
      SSN: 555-07-8302
      Last Residence: 92640 Garden Grove, Orange, California, United States of America
      Born: 12 Jul 1889
      Died: Aug 1968
      State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951)
    Person ID I63959  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2019 

    Father Simon Oberkrom,   b. 23 Sep 1842, Lippe-Detmold, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1901, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Harriett White,   b. Oct 1851, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1901  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Aug 1879  Franklin County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • by Joseph Rimmele, Catholic Priest in Washington
    Samuel Oberkrumb - Harriet White Marriage
    Samuel Oberkrumb - Harriet White Marriage
    Family ID F9716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Unknown Morton 
    Married Before 1912 
    Children 
     1. May Ella Morton,   b. 10 May 1912, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1981, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     2. Harold F. Morton,   b. 30 Nov 1914, Riverside, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F9745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James N. Cambridge 
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F9746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • online family tree at ancestry gives Bessie's marriage to Morton on January 27, 1910, at San Bernadino, California; one daughter, Ella May, by this marriage. Bessie's marriage to Cambridge on September 3, 1939 at Santa Ana, California

  • Sources 
    1. [S18205] Pension Records.
      for Samuel Oberkromb, noting he had daughter Teresa B. Oberkromb

    2. [S18152] Census.
      1900 Gasconade County, Missouri; listing Teresa B. Oberkorn as daughter in the home of Samuel and Harriet Oberkorn

    3. [S18176] Obituary.
      for William Oberkrom, noting William survived by sister Bessie Cambridge

    4. [S18205] Pension Records.
      for Samuel Oberkromb, noting daughter Teresa born on July 12, 1889

    5. [S18152] Census.
      1900 Gasconade County, Missouri; listing Teresa as born July 1889 in Missouri

    6. [S18185] SSDI.
      with full date of birth

    7. [S18148] California Death Index 1940-1997.

    8. [S18185] SSDI.
      with date of death as Aug 1968


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