Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
Blickensderfer and related families - Person Sheet
NameOmar Jean WILSON
Birth4 Jul 1900, Peoria, IL
Death24 May 1991, Vista, CA
FatherHerman Treadway WILSON (1870-1943)
MotherHelena FUELLING (1870-1959)
Birth18 Jul 1906, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
Death9 Apr 1993, Escondido, California
FatherEverett Alpheus MESSERLY (1875-1927)
MotherEmma Gertrude STUMPF (1876-1970)
Marriage13 Dec 1925, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California
Notes for Omar Jean WILSON
His nickname of "Grampy" came from his first grandchild.

He worked virtually until the day he died. His death might have had something to do with the fact that he had to pay an enormous amount of capital gains tax to the IRS, an institution he despised, after selling a piece of property he had owed for some time. Shortly afterward, his health deteriorated, and he never recovered.


Omar Jean Wilson, 90, of Vista, CA, died Friday, 24 May 1991.

Born on Wednesday, 4 July 1900, in Peoria, IL, he was the son of the late Helena (Fuelling) formerly of Costa Mesa, California and the late Herman Treadway Wilson formerly of Redlands, San Bernardino County, California.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Janice E. (Messerly) Wilson, daughter of the late Everett Alpheus Messerly formerly of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California and the late Emma Gertrude (Stumpf) formerly of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.

Omar Jean is survived by three children, Everett Richard and his wife Nancy Joanne (Dobie) of Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, Nancy Helena Martin of Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, and Victor and his wife Doris Suzanne (Keim) of Glendale, Los Angeles County, California; six grandchildren, Gregory Neil Raven of Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, Gary Wayne Raven and his wife Lynanne (Tuttle) of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, Jeffrey Alan of Newport Beach, California, Dobie of Costa Mesa, California, Bruce Michael and his wife Dorothy Nicholes (Georgeoff) of Newport Beach, California, and Kenneth Bradford of Costa Mesa, California; four G grandchildren, Caden Jan Houson of Valley Center, California, Erika Eliza Jennifer (Raven) of Seattle, Washington, Hailey Ann (Houson) of Valley Center, California, and Heather Elizabeth of Bonsall, California.

Omar Jean was preceded in death by one sister, Dorothea; four grandparents, Jean-Ludwig Fuelling of Washington, DC, Doretta (Lear) of Washington, DC, Sarah (Treadway) Wilson of Indiana, USA, and Louis C. of Indiana, USA; one granddaughter, Jennifer Jean (Raven) of Escondido, California.


Draft card source:United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Imaged from Family History Library microfilm. Found on U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 . Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.

See samples of his childhood artwork here:
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