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William Joseph OverockerAge: 57 years18821940

William Joseph Overocker
Given names
William Joseph
Birth June 10, 1882
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 15 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
MarriageIda Luella ThompsonView this family
December 1, 1905 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Dorothy Mabel Overocker
January 17, 1909 (Age 26 years)
Census April 18, 1910 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 33 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 34 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 15, 1920 (Age 37 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 47 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childHarvey Jasper ShieldsDorothy Mabel OverockerView this family
April 30, 1930 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph Martin “Joe” MooreDorothy Mabel OverockerView this family
October 6, 1930 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Sarah Ann Shields
March 4, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Death of a granddaughterSarah Ann Shields
March 11, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Death of a wifeIda Luella Thompson
March 12, 1939 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Carolyn Ann Moore
January 1, 1940 (Age 57 years)
Death January 29, 1940 (Age 57 years)
Cemetery: Quindaro Cemetery
Last change October 23, 202016:44:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Ida Luella Thompson - View this family
William Joseph Overocker
Birth: June 10, 1882Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 29, 1940Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States
Ida Luella Thompson
Birth: August 3, 1874 26 18Seneca, Newton, Missouri, United States
Death: March 12, 1939Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
Marriage: December 1, 1905St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
3 years

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - William Joseph Overocker - Household

Faraon St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri

Overocker, William JheadMW29M16MOPAPAFiremanStationary
Overocker, IdawifeFW34M1611MOMOOH
Overocker, DorothydaughterFW1SMOMOMO
Thompson, Cordasister in lawFW20SMOMOOH

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - William Joseph Overocker - Household

1719 17th St Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Overocker, WilliamheadMW39MMOUSUSLaborerRailroad
Overocker, IdawifeFW44MMOOHMS
Overocker, DorothydaughterFW10SMOMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - William Joseph Overocker - Household

811 Orville Avenue Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas

Overocker, William JheadMW49M24MOUSMOTruck DriverMeat Packing
Overocker, Ida LwifeFW51M27MOMOOH
Overocker, DorothydaughterFW21SMOMOMO