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Oscar Lee Marsh
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1886
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1952
Marked Tree
Poinsett County
Arkansas, USA

Oscar Lee Marsh was born in Tipton County Tennessee. He was the oldest Child or George W Lafayette Marsh and Cynthia C Roe. His sisters were Effie Pearl Marsh (Jennings) and Rhodie Bertha Marsh (Kemp) my grandmother.
Oscar was about 9 years old when his father died. His father's dying request was that his younger brother, Daniel B. Marsh, care for his wife and children. Daniel married Cynthia Feb 15, 1899 in New Madrid, Missouri. Daniel insisted Oscar, Effie and Rhodie refer to him as Uncle Dan out of respect for his brother. Uncle Dan and Cynthia had 2 sons, James and Ira.
1900 Oscar is 14 living in Tyronza, Ark. and listed as step-son to Daniel
1910 Oscar is 24, single living in Tyronza, Poinsett Co Ark.
1918 September 12, Age 32, WWI Draft Ord# 3140 Occupation: Cotton Ginning for Wood & Warren Tyronza, Poinsett Co. Arkansas. Oscar is described as 66" tall, blue eyes and brown hair and married to Gertrude Marsh
1918 Marriage to Gertrude Sudduth, Poinsett Co. Ark.
1920 Oscar is 34 Poinsett Co Ark. and married to Gertrude Sudduth age 20. Also living with him is his half brother, James and brother in law, Eli Sudduth
1923 Oscar's only child, Jerry L Marsh is born.
1930 Census I haven't found him
1935 (according to 1940 census implies residence in Los Angeles California) His first wife Gertrude stayed in California as did his son.

1936 Dec. 24th marriage to Beulah Akin maiden name was Webber. Her first husband Mr Lillard has died. She remarried Mr. Akin. It appears he died as well. On the Census below, their child Dorothy Akin is listed as a step daughter to Oscar Kemp.

1940 Census has Oscar married to Beulah with the following step children: 1.Inez Lillard age 16 2.Annie Lillard, 15 and 3.Dorothy Akin age 8

1952 Obit:
Funeral rites for Oscar Lee Marsh of Marked Tree were held last Saturday afternoon at William & Murphy Funeral Chapel
The Rev. S. B. McCane effciated. Burial was in the Marked Tree Cemetery with
William & Murphy in charge.
Mr. Marsh died at his home last Thursday. He was 66.
He was a native of Point Pleasant, Missouri, but had lived here for many years.
He leaves his Wife, Beulah Marsh of Marked Tree and one son, Jerry Lee, of California; one sister, Mrs. J. R. Kemp of Oak Grove, La., and seven step-
children, Paul Lillard, of Marked Tree, Wallace Lillard of Kansas City, Mrs. Lee Kirkland of Tyronza; Mrs. T. B. Lee of Paris, Texas; Mrs. Elmer Daggett, Mrs. William Worley, and Mrs. C. A. Young of Marked Tree.

Mrs. J. R. Kemp is Rhodie Bertha Marsh (my grandmother) who married James Robert Kemp 1-1-1917

Mary Davis & Ann Skipper Boykin

Family links: 
  George W. Lafayette Marsh (1855 - 1898)
  Cynthia Charlotte Roe Marsh (1871 - 1942)
  Beulah L Webber Marsh (1894 - 1974)
  Gertrude Sudduth Marsh (1899 - 1958)
  Jerry Lee Marsh (1923 - 1992)*
  Oscar Lee Marsh (1886 - 1952)
  Effie Pearl Marsh Jennings (1891 - 1936)*
  Rhodie Bertha Marsh Kemp (1897 - 1991)*
  James Marsh (1902 - 1939)**
  Ira Justin Marsh (1905 - 1957)**
*Calculated relationship
Marked Tree Cemetery
Marked Tree
Poinsett County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Skippersgirl
Record added: Oct 07, 2013
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Oscar Lee Marsh
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