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Absalom Oldham

Birthplace: Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Estill, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain John Oldham and Annis Oldham
Husband of Polly Challis
Father of John Challis Oldham
Brother of Abner Oldham; Hezekiah Oldham; Caleb Oldham and Sally Sarah Oldham

Occupation: Sheriff, County Representative
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About Absalom Oldham

b. 1785 Caswell County, North Carolina

d. February 1831 Drowning Creek, Estill County, Kentucky

Married Mary Polly CHALLIS, 20 May 1812

* Polly Challis was the daughter of John Challis and Milly Rice. Milly and Annis Rice were sisters making Absalom and Polly first cousins.


12. Absalom Oldham, Jr.

7 January 1809- Absalom Sr. was appointed the first sheriff of Estill County by Governor Charles Scott.

He was elected to the Kentucky Legislature as a Representative of Estill County.

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Absalom Oldham's Timeline

May 28, 1785
Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Age 33
Estill, Kentucky, United States
February 8, 1831
Age 45
Estill, Kentucky, United States