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Oella Tappan Lowman
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Birth: May 24, 1873
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1952
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Oella Stanton Tappan was the 7th of 11 children born to Anna Louise Grand-Girard & Rev. David David Stanton Tappan.She was born in Mt.Pleasant, Henry, Iowa and attended school there. In 1890, the family moved to Portsmouth, Ohio and it was there that Oella met Edgar Lowman, the son of David & Malinda Lowman. Edgar was the Secretary of the YMCA in Portsmouth and belonged to the Church that Oella's father was serving. Edgar and Oella were married in Oct. 3, 1895 in Portsmouth by her father. They had 2 daughters, Lucy and Oella. Edgar died in 1904, leaving Oella a young widow with 2 small children to care for so the small family moved to her parents home in Circleville, Ohio. In 1913, the Rev. David Tappan family moved to California where their daughter Julia had located with her husband. They felt that the climate in California would be perfect for retirement.

In her later years, she lived with her daughter Lucy.

Oella was preceded in death by her husband & parents and is survived by her daughters, Lucy Lowman of Pasadena & Oella (Henry Clyde) McCarley of Santa Ana, CA and grandchildren: Betty (Don) Webb, Lowman & Clyde Lee McCarley and Gt. Grandchildren, Wayne, David & Marilyn Webb. 
 
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 Parents:
  David Stanton Tappan (1845 - 1922)
  Anna Louise Grand-Girard Tappan (1850 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Edgar Herbert Lowman (1869 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  Lucy Tappan Lowman (1901 - 1981)*
  Oella Mae Lowman McCarley (1903 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oella Tappan Lowman (1873 - 1952)
  Julia May Tappan Langsdorf (1875 - 1972)*
  Paul W Tappan (1877 - 1954)*
  Frank Girard Tappan (1882 - 1962)*
  Lucy Frederica Tappan (1884 - 1900)*
  Anna Helen Tappan (1888 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Vesperland, Map 1, Lot 7, Space 1
 
Maintained by: Jayne McCarley
Originally Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85454917
Oella <i>Tappan</i> Lowman
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Oella <i>Tappan</i> Lowman
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Oella <i>Tappan</i> Lowman
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Feb. 7, 2015
For Lee's Grandmother.
- Jayne McCarley
 Added: May. 27, 2014

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 Added: Mar. 23, 2013
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