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Orpha Lucille Smith Heselden
Birth: Dec. 15, 1902
Lafayette
Stark County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 27, 1939
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

My grandmother.

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Note: The information on this stone is incorrect.

Married to William Lyle Heselden February 19, 1932 in Galesburg, Illinois. One daughter, Florence Marie, was born to Orpha and her husband. Widowed on December 25, 1936 (about six weeks before the birth of their daughter, Florence).

She then married Jesse Underwood November 22, 1938 in Davenport, Iowa. She died two days after the birth of Norma June. This music selection, In the Garden, was played at her funeral.

Two-year-old Florence was raised by her grandparents, Otis Smith and Jessie Smith, following their daughter's death.

Newborn Norma was raised by her father's parents, Joe and Olive Underwood.

Daughter of Jessie R.(Palmer) and Otis H. Smith. Sister of Harry Smith. Member of Rebekah Lodge No 971 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Otis H. Smith (1880 - 1957)
  Jessie R. Palmer Smith (1875 - 1956)
 
 Spouses:
  William Lyle Heselden (1884 - 1936)
  Jesse Underwood (1914 - 1991)
 
 Children:
  Florence Marie Heselden Banks (1937 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Orpha Lucille Smith Heselden (1902 - 1939)
  Harry Russell Smith (1909 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Marsha
Originally Created by: Florence
Record added: Mar 08, 2001
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Orpha Lucille <i>Smith</i> Heselden
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Orpha Lucille <i>Smith</i> Heselden
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Orpha Lucille <i>Smith</i> Heselden
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