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 Fama Merl <I>Totten</I> O'Connell

Fama Merl Totten O'Connell

Birth
Marysville, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Death 29 Apr 1974 (aged 73)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Rio Vista, Solano County, California, USA
Memorial ID 59009199 · View Source
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Fama Merl (Totten) O'Connell was born in Mina, Marshall Co., KS. Mina is now a ghost town about 20 miles NE of Marysville in St. Bridgit TWP.

Fama and her twin sister Fern were among the 14 children of Henry Trace Totten and Mary Jane Jones. Fama's mother passed away 16 months after the twin girls were born.

Fama married Arthur Joseph O'Connell in Seneca, KS on September 4, 1918. They moved to California in 1937 with their four children and eventually settled in the towns of Locke and Isleton where they raised their family.

Fama ran a boarding house while living in the town of Locke and also worked in the canneries.


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  • Created by: Maureen Kemp
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59009199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fama Merl Totten O'Connell (9 Feb 1901–29 Apr 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59009199, citing Rio Vista Catholic Cemetery, Rio Vista, Solano County, California, USA ; Maintained by Maureen Kemp (contributor 47358662) .