OAKLEY / STURHOTZ / BRITTAN
Subject: Allegheny County Shared info
From: "Gloria hoozit"
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 07:13:00 -0500 Jesse Reynolds OAKLEY born ca.1785 in New York. (According to family history, Jesse may have been born in Holland.) Jesse Oakley appears on the 1820, 1840, 1850 and 1860 New Sewickley, Beaver Co., Pennsylvania censuses. 1840 Census, New Sewickley Twp., Beaver Co., PA, lists Jesse R. Oakley – 1 male of 10 – 15 years of age; 2 males 5 – 20; 1 male 50 – 60 [Jesse]; 2 females 10 – 15; 1 female 15 – 20; and 1 female 40 – 50 years of age [Nancy.] 1850 census – Beaver Co., PA, New Sewickley Twp., page 326, #312/325 Oakley, Jesse R. 65 carpenter $1400 NY , Nancy 53 PA , John 23 farmer Sturhotz?, William 12 in school PA 1860 census – Beaver Co., PA New Sewickley Twp., page, #612/629 Oakley, J. R. 75 carpenter $2460/775 NY , Nancy 65 PA Brittan, Jane 9 PA [living in the next residence, #611/628, is J.Q.A. Oakley 33 yrs. old; Mary 28 yrs. old; William age 5 yrs; Albert 1 year old, and Jesse R. 1/12; and Amos Romigle aged 20 farmhand.] Possible children of Jesse R. and Nancy: William, Albert G. and John (J.Q.A.). Jesse R. died after 1860, probably in Beaver Co., Pennsylvania. by Gloria Buckle ========================================================================== OAKLEY / WOLFE / MEYERS (MYERS) / HOLMAN Subject: Allegheny River sharing From: "Gloria hoozit" Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 07:17:36 -0500 Albert Gallatin OAKLEY was born near Pittsburgh, PA on February 8, 1824, and died on March 19, 1904 and is buried at Bayne Cemetery, Quail Ave., Bellevue, PA. He was the son of Jesse Reynolds Oakley from New York or Holland. Albert G. married: Mary Ann Wolfe, also a native of Pennsylvania, who was born on January 20, 1827, and died on February 23, 1909 and is buried beside her husband. 1850 PA census – Allegheny County, Duqusne Borough, page #291#65/66 Oakley, Albert G. 23 carpenter PA , Mary Ann 23 PA , Agnes 2 PA Williamson, Criscella 18 PA There is another Oakley – William, age 29 - living in Duqusne Borough, Allegheny Co., also at page #291 - #64/65. Many Oakleys live in Luzerne and Susquehanna Counties, PA. 1890 Pittsburgh, PA City Directory: Albert G. Oakley Carpenter Bigham n. of Grandview Ave. Children: Albert Chalmers md. Anna Meyers Agnes md. Samuel Taylor Virginia Henry William Clay Albert G. “was a building contractor. He built one of the wings of the Dixmont Hospital and other landmarks of the Pittsburgh section, where his activities centered for many years. During the Civil War, he served for six months in the Quartermaster Department of the Union Army at Nashville, Tennessee. Originally a Whig, he became one of the first signers of the Republican party in Pennsylvania.” John G. MEYERS/Myers “was born in Leipzig, Germany, March 26, 1835, and died in 1903, came to the United States in early life and settled in Pittsburgh, where he followed the shoemaker’s trade, learned before he left his native land.” He married Frederica Holman. Children: Amelia “Millie” md. Rev. Rodenbaugh Anna b. 9/27.1869 md. Albert C. Oakley William D. d. after 1918 [daughter] md. McCallister Fredericka HOLMAN who was born in Leipzig, Germany, on September 18, 1834, and first met her future husband there. After he came to the United States, she followed him within a short time and they were married in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Myers died in 1918.” “Mrs. Fredericka Meyers, aged 74, widow of John G. Meyers, died yesterday in her home, 100 Sweetbriar St., Duquesne Heights. She was born in Germany and was an early settler of the South Hills District, having resided there for 30[?] years. She was a member of the Duquesne Heights Methodist Episcopal Church and Sunday School. One son, Will D. Meyers, at home, three daughters, Mrs. A. C. Oakley of Pittsburg, Mrs. Milo[?] McCallister of Eries, and Mrs. Millie Rodenbaugh at home. 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild survive.” [unidentified newspaper] by Gloria Buckle
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