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Ransom Eli Olds

Ransom Eli Olds

Male 1864 - 1950  (86 years)

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  • Name Ransom Eli Olds 
    Born 3 Jun 1864  Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1950  Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24472  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Pliny Fisk Olds,   b. 28 Sep 1828, Hamilton, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1908, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sarah Whipple,   b. 24 Apr 1824, , Ashtabula, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1910, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 22 May 1849  , Lake, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Metta Ursula Woodward,   b. 6 Jun 1864, Pinckney, Livingston, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1950, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1889  Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gladys Marguerite Olds,   b. 15 Jan 1892, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bernice Estelle Olds,   b. 16 Apr 1894, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mildred Lucile Olds,   b. 9 Sep 1899, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1899, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Ralph Eli Olds,   b. 15 Jul 1902, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1902, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F12581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jun 1864 - Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1889 - Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1950 - Lansing, Ingham, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !IDENTITY: A pioneer of the American automobile industry, Ransom Eli Olds founded the Olds Motor Vehicle Comlpany in Lansing, Michigan on 21 Aug 1897. Oldsmobile automobiles are named after Ransom Eli Olds. --Wikipedia.

      !SOURCE: _The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Being the History of the United States_ (New York: J.T. White, 1942), F:392-3.

      !SOURCE: Email from Blaine Whipple to Weldon Whipple, 12 Sep 1998.

      !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer, 20 Sep 2001.

      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, 15 Generations of Whipples: Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2007), 2:G577, 2:G759-G763.


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