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William Oakes, b, March, 1823,Pittslyvania Co,VA, d. 8/27/1898, Benton Co, AR. Married Malinda (Wright) about 1844 in Fentress Co, TN. She was born 4/20/1820, Overton Co, TN, d. 09/18/1859, Benton Co, AR. Both buried in Oakes Family Cemetery, Bella Vista, AR.
John Wesley Oakes, b. 4/4/1858 Bentonville,AR, d. 01/05/1933, Bentonville, AR. Married Mary Elnora (Castor) 03/21/1880 in Bentonville, AR. She was b. 07/28/1859, Wilkes-Barre, PA, d. 5/10/1941, Bentonville, AR. Both buried in Oakes Cemetery, Bella Vista, AR.
Claude Horace Leaton, b. 12/13/1887, La Marr, MO, d. 01/31/1979, Waterloo, IA. Married Anna Maude (Oakes) on 06/14/1914 in Bentonville, AR.
She was b. 12/31/1890, Bentonville, AR, d. 09/04/1975, Waterloo, Ia. Both buried in Woodlawn
Cemetery in Oelwein, Iowa.
Walter A. Blume, b. 5/24/1916, Sumner,IA
Dorothy Jane (Leaton), b. 11/01/1916, Oelwein,IA. My mother passed away August 9, 2013; just 3 months shy of her 97th birthday.
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|vicky cooper weaver||Nichols Oakes History|
Your post about my family makes me very said. This is not a forum to try to discredit someone's stories. I am very proud of my family and wanted to share their history as it was told to me by my father and by his mother's sisters. The indian removal act was final in 1938. Many Cherokee left Tennessee and the East before the Indian Removal Act,aka trail of tears. Many family share stories that are not 100% correct. But they are family stories shared by families as they say around the woodstove or on the frontporch for entertainment before television.
|Leslie Fortman||Luthier labree|
Luther is buried in riverside cemetery. His daughter, belle marr labree 1st husband Arthur Allen Sykes 2nd husband charles Adams 3rd husband William t Davis.
|Tammy (Oaks) Burnett||RE: William Oaks #68125702|
I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost My father in March and my Mother has started me on the find a grave. I try to work on it in my spare time. Thank you so much for getting back with me. It really means a lot! Tammy Burnett
|Gayle Foster||RE: Martha Ann (Oakes) Nichols|
I never heard of any Indian Blood, on the Oaks side. On the Nichols side, some think that George Washington Nichols, Sr. mother, (we think her name was Sarah) might have been a Tennessee Cherokee.
Do you know who has the original of the photo of Martha Oaks Nichols? I sure would like to have a better quality scan. The one that I have is a VERY small file, and yields a poor quality print.....
My email is email@example.com if you would prefer to use that.
|Gayle Foster||RE: Louisa Kirby #66534217|
Nichols and Oakes ---
I am also related to Oaks/Oakes so I guess we are distant cousins. I am descended from Martha Oaks Nichols, daughter of John Oaks and Elizabeth Barton.
Question.... Do you know where they were in 1840? I haven't found them on census.
What is your family legend about their move to Benton County?
Hope to hear from you. firstname.lastname@example.org
|Brenda Howard||RE: Florence Stanley Wright #24573829|
You are very welcome. I just emailed you the information. Let me know if you can get into the site. Take care. Brenda
|Sharon Kay Henry-Steuber||The Wrights|
First I would like to thank you for your time and effort you have put forth in this project. A well rewarded one, fun, and spiritual.
I am Sharon Henry Steuber, Alex and (Nancy) Florence Stanley Wright are my maternal great grandparents. I would like to link a few generations and would you mind transfering
Florence #24573829 and Alexander Wright #24573846 to me?
I know the Oakes are related, the came from Tennessee with my gg grandfather, Iredell Wright. How is Florence Stanley Wright related to the Oakes. Florence is the daughter of Elijah Stanley. I do not know her mother's name. Can you help me with that? My father (Sam Henry) is buried in Alabama and the Wright's are his maternal grandparents. My father's sister, Aunt Florence Henry, is still alive and tells me about the farms, the Oakes, where they moved from etc etc. Is there any information I can help you with? Which family are you interested in?
Thank you so much. God bless you today and always.
|Lisa Upton||RE: Sarah Elizabeth (Oakes) Crowley|
Hi Cheri (or should I say Cousin Cheri)!
Thanks for transferring Randolph Crowley to me. My connection to Sarah and her parents is:
grandmother: Claire Bernice Crowley
great grandfather: John Matthew Crowley
2x great grandparents: Randolph Crowley and Sarah Elizabeth Oakes
3x great grandparents: William Oakes and Malinda Wright
I'll let you know if I have anything new to add to Sarah's bio.
I love finding "new" cousins!!
|Gene Collins||Oakes/Collins Genealogy|
My name is Gene R. Collins. I was seeking data on the Oakes Family of Virginia or Oakes families/relatives with Virginia connections and located the "Find A Grave" Website.
My second great-grandmother, Christine Ann Oakes, was the daughter of William "Old Bill" Oakes and Sarah/Sally Phraley. Christine Ann married Brice Collins. Christine Ann's brother, John Randolph Oakes, Sr.'s daugather, Mary Ann Cornelia "Neil" Oakes, married Brice and Christine Ann's son, Zelphini Calvin Collins, my great grandfather. In other words, my great-grandparents Collins were first cousins. Also, the marriage of Mary Ann and Zelphini made John Randolph Oakes, Sr. my second great-grandfather.
My Oakes and Collins research has been extensive. The data I have list Sarah as William's second wife and Ruth Smith as his first. My earlier Oakes/Harrison data is a just a little different from Cheri's, but basically the same. It is back to the 1500s. I have William "Old Bill' Oakes as being born on 07 Jan 1780 in King William, VA He was born to Daniel Oakes, born abt. 1757 in King William, VA and his wife Catharine. I do have a copy of the original deed for the land purchased in Callands/Worlds, Virginia by Daniel in 1785. It is written in Old English and I believe it states the land was paid for in sterling. Sarah applied for a permit or authorization to build on the Tomahawk Creek in 1857. Sometime later she and her two sons, James Alfred and John Randolph did build a grist mill along the Tomahawk on what I believe to be a section of that land. She operated the mill for 25 years. Christie Ann was one of her heirs. I was born in one of the houses on the land which Christine inherited.
I have been in contact with Virginia Doss Oakes in Blairs, VA and Jane Oakes in Abingdon, VA. We have exchanged and compared data/information and a few Oakes/Collins photos.
If anyone is interested in exchanging and comparing/verifying genealogy data/information, you may contact me at: email@example.com
Gene R. Collins
U.S.Naval Aviation, Retired
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Joab Oakes - 54122172
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