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Marion Estelle (Edison) Oeser (1873 - 1965)

Marion Estelle (Dot) Oeser formerly Edison
Born in New Jersey, United Statesmap
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Died at age 92 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Daughter of Inventor, Thomas Alva & Mary Jane (Stillwell) Edison.[1] Her nickname was "Dot" & brother Thomas' was "Dash"

She grew up in Menlo Park, NJ where her father had the laboratory from which came the incandescent lamp, the phonograph and scores of other inventions.

She married Oscar Oser/Oeser in 1894. He was a German Army officer whom she met while traveling abroad. She returned to the US in 1917 and they were divorced two years later.

When her father died in 1931 he left the bulk of his holdings, valued at $12 million dollars, to two children from his second marriage.

Marion was a trustee of the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation and an honorary trustee of the Edison Birthplace Association.

She is buried at Mount Pleasant Cem, Newark, Essex, NJ.[2]


  1. Year: 1880; Census Place: East New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey; Roll: 790; Family History Film: 1254790; Page: 279C; Enumeration District: 132; Image: 0399. United States Federal Census. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2005.
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