Pamela Cumming1,2,3

ID# 3721, (1889 - 1966)
FatherJohn P. Cumming4,5,6 (22 Jan 1860 - 25 Mar 1935)
MotherAnn Clayton7,8,6 (5 Jan 1866 - 5 Apr 1946)

Key Events:

Birth: 2 Jul 1889, Bartonville, Illinois9,10,11
Marriage: 23 Dec 1908, East Peoria, Illinois, Louis Oetzel (17 Oct 1882 - Mar 1949)9,12,13
Divorce: about 1935, Louis Oetzel (17 Oct 1882 - Mar 1949)14,15
Death: 30 May 1966, East Peoria, Illinois16,17,18
Burial: Fon du Lac Cemetery, East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois19
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Pamela Cumming was born on 2 Jul 1889 in Bartonville, Illinois.9,10,11 She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, John P. Cumming and Ann Clayton.4
     Pamela married Louis Oetzel, son of Adam Oetzel and Caroline Glabe, on 23 Dec 1908 in East Peoria, Illinois.9,12,13
     She appeared with Louis on the 1910 Federal Census of Fon du Lac Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5
     Pamela and Louis appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Groveland Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois, on Farmdale Rd., enumerated 6 Jan 1920, reporting they rented their home. Their children Eileen and Ann were listed as living with them.6
     Pamela and Louis moved to 119 Putnam, East Peoria, by 1922.20 They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 5 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $6,000 and owned a radio. Their children Eileen and Ann were listed as living with them, as were her parents and her cousin Charles W. Hicks, age 57, unemployed.21
     Pamela and Louis were divorced about 1935.14,15
     Pamela appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois, at 119 Putnam, enumerated 11 Apr 1940, reporting she owned a home valued at $6,000. Her mother was listed as living with her, and both reported having lived in the same house in 1935. Also listed in the household were two boarders, Lindle Douglas, age 26, a foreman on a steam railroad, and Lawrence Sullivan, age 17, an apprentice at a tractor factory, and a roomer, Carl Murhpy, age 27, a gas station attendant.22
     She was a corsetier (corset maker) in 1930. After she and Louis divorced she worked for a time as a matron at the Alliance Life Building.23,24
     Pamela died on 30 May 1966 in East Peoria, Illinois, at age 76.16,17,18 She was buried in Fon du Lac Cemetery, East Peoria, Tazewell Co., Illinois.19

Children:
     Children with Louis Oetzel:

  • Eileen N. Oetzel6,25,26 (7 May 1910 - 2 Apr 2002)
  • Ann Corlina Oetzel25,26,27 (23 Jan 1914 - 27 Feb 2014)

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows name as Pamela Cumming.
  2. [S3822] John Cummings household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Pamelia Cumming.
  3. [S3815] John Cumming household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows name as Pamelia Oetzel.
  4. [S3822] John Cummings household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  5. [S3815] John Cumming household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  6. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.
  7. [S3822] John Cummings household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Annie's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S3815] John Cumming household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Annie's husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, town, and state.
  10. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Pamela Oetzel, Soc. Sec. No. 351-22-0119, shows date.
  11. [S3822] John Cummings household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 10, and state.
  12. [S3815] John Cumming household, 1910 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married 1 year.
  13. [S3816] Louis Oetzel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows married.
  14. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1935, pg 422, shows her as his wife; 1936, pg 474, shows Pamela as Mrs, and not him, in the home at 119 Putnam.
  15. [S3821] Pamela Oetzel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows her as widowed (though her husband was still living), living with her mother in the house that she and he had lived in since about 1922.
  16. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows date, city, as East Peoria, and state.
  17. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Pamela Oetzel, Soc. Sec. No. 351-22-0119, shows month, year, and last residence of 61611 East Peoria, Tazewell, Illinois.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 51614284, Pamela Cummings Oetzel, shows date, city, as Peoria, county, as Peoria Co., and state, and includes tombstone photo showing year.
  19. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 51614284, Pamela Cummings Oetzel, includes tombstone photo.
  20. [S3473] Peoria City Directory, 1922, pg 863.
  21. [S3817] Louis Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  22. [S3821] Pamela Oetzel household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  23. [S3817] Louis Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows occupation as corsetier, industry as clothing.
  24. [S3474] Polk's Peoria City Directory, 1936, pg 474.
  25. [S3816] Louis Oetzel household, 1920 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Pamela's husband.
  26. [S3817] Louis Oetzel household, 1930 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Palema's husband.
  27. [S8275] Ann C. Heinrich obituary, Kamiewski Funeral Homes.