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Orpha Edith Maddux

Female 1890 - 1944


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  • Name  Orpha Edith Maddux  [1, 2
    Born  26 Jul 1890  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Birth  27 Jul 1890  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Alt. Birth  1893  [6, 7
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Maddox; Birth Date: July 26, 1890; Birthplace: Louisa, Iowa, USA; Father's Name: George Maddox; Mother's Name: Zora Marshall; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01843-0; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006652
    Iowa State Census  1895  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Alpha Maddox, female, born about 1891
    Census  1900  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Orpha E. Maddux, daughter, white, female, born in July 1890, age 9, single, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Iowa, occupation at school, attended school 8 months during the previous year
    Iowa State Census  1925  Jefferson Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • (Living with her husband, Charles Lang, and children from a previous marriage:) Orpha Lang, wife, female, white, age 32, married, number of years in the U.S.: 32, number of years in Iowa: 32, attended grade school, state highest grade (1-8): 5, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: George Maddux, father's birthplace: Iowa, father's age at last birthday: 70, name of mother: Lucinda Marshal, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 71, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, occupation involved with domestic/personal services, church affiliation: Christian
    Residence  Jun 1938  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Obituary  24 Feb 1944  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Muscatine Journal 
    • Mrs. C. P. Lang, Wapello Woman, Called in Death

      Wapello (IA) -- Mrs. Orpha Edith Lang, wife of Charles P. Lang, who had spent her entire life here, died at 3:15 a.m. today (February 24, 1944) at a Burlington hospital of a heart ailment.

      She was born in Wapello July 27, 1890, the daughter of George L. Maddox (sic) and Lucy Marshall Maddox (sic), and was married to Charles P. Lang. He survives with a daughter, Mrs. L. W. Skoog of Morning Sun, and 2 brothers, John Maddox of Oakville, and Edward Maddox of Wapello. One son, Darrell, and a sister, Mae Maddox, preceded

      Funeral rites will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Dudgeon Funeral home with the Reverend Jesse Huddle of the Christian church in charge. Burial will be in the Wapello cemetery.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Find A Grave Memorial# 7157217 and Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [6, 7
    • Her grave is at the Wapello Cemetery, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa; memorial provided courtesy of Alberta Daniels Withrow

      There was no headstone photo online at the Find A Grave web site as of July 2012

      (Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records:) Name: Lang, Orpha Edith; Sex: F; Born: 1893; Died or Buried: 1944; Age: 51; Buried: Wapello (township = Wapello); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page W-68; Notes: 1893-1944
    Died  24 Feb 1944  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Buried  25 Feb 1944  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Person ID  I56047  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  George L. Maddux,   b. 22 May 1857, Rome, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1938, south of Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lucinda "Lucy" Marshall,   b. 1854, Cairo, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1932, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Nov 1878  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: George Maddux; Gender: Male; Spouse: Lucinda Marshall; Marriage Date: 30 November 1878; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Residence  Apr 1910  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F22497  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Chester Arthur McGill,   b. 20 Jul 1883,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  30 Apr 1909  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 13
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Chester Arthur Mcgill; Groom's Birth Date: 1882; Groom's Age: 27; Bride's Name: Orpha Edith Maddux; Bride's Birth Date: 1890; Bride's Age: 19; Marriage Date: 30 April 1909; Marriage Place: Louisa, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: D. P. McGill; Groom's Mother's Name: Ida Lotta; Bride's Father's Name: George L. Maddux; Bride's Mother's Name: Lucy Marshall; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10083-8; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1006650; Reference Number: p 396
    Issue 
    • There were two children from this marriage.
    Residence  Sep 1918  Grandview Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • They were living in Grandview Township at the time of Chester's World War I draft registration; she was name "Ola" on his draft information card.
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F22565  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Charles Paul Lang,   b. 16 Aug 1881, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953 
    Married  23 Dec 1916  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Chas P. Lang; Event: Marriage; Event Date: 23 December 1916; Event Place: Louisa, Iowa; Age: 35; Father: T. Lang; Mother: Sarah Stuart; Spouse: Orpha Edith Maddux; Spouse's Age: 27; Spouse's Father: Geo. L. Maddux; Spouse's Mother: Lucinda Marshall; Film Number: 1870162; Digital Folder Number: 004322391; Image Number: 00742
    Issue 
    • There were two children from this marriage.
    Residence  Jun 1918  rural Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  Apr 1932  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 15
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F22525  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Louisa County, Iowa: film number: 1022076, digital folder number: 4679442, image number: 269

    2. [S7561] Mark Maddux's Family Tree, (See URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=maddux&view=9&ver=515 (7/2012)) (Reliability: 3).
      Specific URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/family-tree/maddux/515/8078/Orpha-Maddux-Family (7/2012)

    3. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S7571] Lang, Orpha Edith (Maddux) - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal, page 2, February 24, 1944; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 86, supervisor's district: 74 (1), sheet number: 4A, page number: 79; enumeration date: June 13, 1900

    6. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jefferson Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1817

    9. [S7562] Maddux, George L. - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, page 3, June 9, 1938; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S7561] Mark Maddux's Family Tree, (See URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=maddux&view=9&ver=515 (7/2012)) (Reliability: 3).
      Specific URL: http://maddux.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=maddux&view=0&subview=0&pid=8024&g=1 (7/2012)

    12. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1818

    13. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S7572] Maddux, Lucinda "Lucy" (Marshall) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 2, April 7, 1932; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).