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John P. Oakley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Madison County, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, United States
Place of Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Christopher Oakley and Rachel Oakley
Husband of Mary Ann Oakley (Jackson)
Father of West P. Oakley; R. V. Oakley; Katherine S. Becraft; William J. Oakley; Elisabeth W. Oakley and 5 others
Brother of William "Billy" Oakley; Nancy Oakley; Pleasant Oakley; Edmund Seat Oakley; Polly Mary Oakley and 4 others

Occupation: Farmer, Vetaran of the War of 1812
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
Last Updated:

About John P. Oakley

From John McAnally's page on John P. Oakley:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnchloejackson&id=I116

ID: I116

Name: John P Oakley 1 2 3 4 5

Sex: M

Birth: 1793 in Kentucky 1 2 3

Death: 1866 in Decatur County, Indiana

Residence: 1820 Not Stated, Montgomery, Kentucky 5

Residence: 1830 Not Stated, Decatur, Indiana 4

Residence: 1850 Marion, Decatur, Indiana 3

Residence: 1860 Marion, Decatur, Indiana 2

Father: Christopher Oakley

Marriage 1 Mary Ann Jackson

b: ABT 1795 in Kentucky

Sources:

1. Title: Family Data Collection - Births

Author: Edmund West, comp.

Publication: - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001.

Text: Name: John P Oakley

Birth Date: 1793

Birth Place: KY, USA

Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=genepoolb&h=3306339&ti=0&indiv=try

2. Title: 1860 United States Federal Census

Author: Ancestry.com

Publication: - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.: United States of A

Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M653_253; Page: 800; Image: 169.

Text: Name: John P Oakley

Birth Date: abt 1793

Birth Place: Kentucky

Residence Date: 1860

Residence Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana

Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=8321703&ti=0&indiv=try

3. Title: 1850 United States Federal Census

Author: Ancestry.com

Publication: - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, 1,009 rolls.: United States of

Page: Year: 1850; Census Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: M432_142; Page: 99; Image: 201.

Text: Name: John P Oakley

Birth Date: abt 1793

Birth Place: Kentucky

Residence Date: 1850

Residence Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana

Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=1756611&ti=0&indiv=try

4. Title: 1830 United States Federal Census

Author: Ancestry.com

Publication: - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830. M19, 201 rolls.: United States of Ameri

Page: Year: 1830; Census Place: Not Stated, Decatur, Indiana; Roll: 26; Page: 392.

Text: Name: John P Oakley

Residence Date: 1830

Residence Place: Not Stated, Decatur, Indiana

Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1830usfedcenancestry&h=994884&ti=0&indiv=try

5. Title: 1820 United States Federal Census

Author: Ancestry.com

Publication: - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourth Census of the United States, 1820. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1820. M33, 142 rolls.: United States of Amer

Page: Year: 1820; Census Place: Not Stated, Montgomery, Kentucky; Roll: M33_25; Page: 247; Image: 137.

Text: Name: John Oakley

Residence Date: 1820

Residence Place: Not Stated, Montgomery, Kentucky

Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1820usfedcenancestry&h=1398680&ti=0&indiv=try

From Robert Parkison's page on John P. Oakley:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=park20&id=I18

ID: I18

Name: John P. OAKLEY

Given Name: John P.

Surname: Oakley

Sex: M

Birth: 1793 in Kentucky 1 2

Death: 1866 in Decatur County, Indiana 1

Burial: 1866 Antioch Cemetery, Decatur County, Indiana 1

Reference Number: 78 3 1 2

Census: Federal 1860 Decatur County, Indiana 4

_UID: 968175FB53BC4961A3B3262F760E808E7DAB

Change Date: 24 Feb 2010 at 12:10

Father: Christopher OAKLEY

Mother: Rachel WHITE

Marriage 1 Mary Ann (Polly) JACKSON b: 1793 in Virginia

Married:

Change Date: 17 Dec 2009

Children

1. Catherine OAKLEY b: 11 Jan 1820 in Kentucky

2. William J. OAKLEY b: 10 Apr 1823 in Kentucky

3. Nancy OAKLEY b: Cal 1831 in Indiana

4. Mary A. OAKLEY b: Cal 1833 in Indiana

5. John T. OAKLEY b: 31 Dec 1839 in Indiana

6. Margaret OAKLEY b: Abt Sep 1841 in Indiana

7. Harrison B. OAKLEY b: Cal 1846 in Indiana

Sources:

1. Abbrev: E-Mail

Title: E-Mail

Page: Russel Wilhoit

Quality: 3

2. Abbrev: 1850 Census Decatur Co.

Title: 1850 Census Decatur County Indiana

Page: Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana; Roll M432_142; Page: 99B; Image: 205.

Quality: 2

3. Abbrev: Will

Title: Will

Page: Wm. Jackson's Feb 1876

Quality: 3

4. Abbrev: 1860 Census Decatur County Indiana

Title: 1860 Census Decatur County Indiana

Page: Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Marion, Decatur, Indiana; Roll M653_253; Page: 800; Image: 165; Family History Library Film: 803253.

Quality: 2

From the History of Decatur County:

http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofdecatur01hard/historyofdecatur01hard_djvu.txt

John P. Oakley, a soldier of the War of 1812, lived in this county for a number of years. He was buried in Antioch, old Christian church, alongside his wife and several children. There is a headstone.

Information on his parents' family from the Harmons:

http://www.theharmons.us/harmon_t/b1347.htm

Christopher OAKLEY206 was born about 1770. [206] He died about 1827 in Bath, KY. [206]


[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #4434, Date of Import: Mar 2, 2002]

Information given by Mrs. Dayton Royse, now deceased.

"Christopher Oakley served in one of the expeditions against the Indians, commanded by George Rogers Clark and Benjamin Logan, but there is no proof just when this was. He was granted a Military Certificate paying for his service, his name be listed"

Christopher's name appears on Madison Co.., KY tax list, 1789; although he might have been living earlier with Benjamin Oakley. His marriage bond was executed 18 Oct 1790 for Christopher Oakley and Rachel White; bondsman John White. They were married.

(all Oakleys) John P., Nancy, William, Pleasant, Betsy, Edmund S., and Polly.

Christopher's last marriage was in June 1825 to Elizabeth Ginter. She COULD BE the Elizabeth Oakley who married John Freeland in 1830. Parents: Pleasant OAKLEY and Mrs. Eleanor W. OAKLEY.

Spouse: Rachel WHITE. Rachel WHITE and Christopher OAKLEY were married on 20 October 1790 in Madison County, KY. [206] Children were: Edmund Seat OAKLEY, Betsy OAKLEY, Layfayette OAKLEY, John P. OAKLEY, Nancy OAKLEY, William OAKLEY, Pleasant OAKLEY, Mary (Polly) OAKLEY.

Also:

John P. OAKLEY [206] was born about 1792. [206] He died in July 1866 in Decatur County, IN. [206] Parents: Christopher OAKLEY and Rachel WHITE.

Reference:

206. Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1 (Release date: February 9, 1996), Tree #4434. Date of Import: Mar 2, 2002.

USGenWeb lists John P. Oakley as Bondsman for Robert Fowler and his sister Nancy Oakley's marriage in Bath County, KY:

http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/bath/vitals/marriages/f.txt

FOWLER

Marriage:

Groom: Robert FOWLER

Bride: Nancy OAKLEY

Date: 7 Sep 1813.

Notes: Nancy's father Christopher gave consent;

Bondsman: John P Oakley

Source: Bath County Records -------------------- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=oakley&GSfn=john&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=76264021&df=all&

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John P. Oakley's Timeline

1793
1793
Madison County, Kentucky, United States
1815
1815
Age 22
Kentucky, United States
1818
1818
Age 25
Kentucky, United States
1820
January 11, 1820
Age 27
Kentucky, United States
1823
April 10, 1823
Age 30
Kentucky, United States
1827
August 27, 1827
Age 34
1832
February 13, 1832
Age 39
Decatur County, Indiana, United States
1834
May 1, 1834
Age 41
Layton's Mill, Decatur County, Indiana, United States
1836
December 31, 1836
Age 43
Indiana, United States
1841
1841
Age 48
Indiana, United States