Sheila Shoemaker's Oxford Family Generations
1st generation.John and Elizabeth Oxford probably in Hanover Parish Richmond Co. Va.(according to St. Paul's Parish registry 1715-1776) They had two
2nd generation. Samuel Oxford Sr. and Mary Ann Brown from probably same area of Va.(according to St. Paul's Parish registry and Samuel's will)Children at least four :John, Anne, Elizabeth and Samuel Jr.
3rd generation. Samuel Oxford Jr. and Bathsheba Barrett from what is now Catawba Co. NC.(according to records this county has had four names,info I have on family is from handed down written history- enteries from Daughters of Revolution and Samuel's will of which I have a copy)Children at least eleven :James, Jonathan, Able, Jacob, Isaac, Polly, Nancy,
Samuel Jr. III, Bathsheba, William and John.
4th generation. Jacob Oxford and Elizabeth Rogers from Ky.
who later moved to Mo.(Jacob was an attorney in Clay Co.Ky. in the 1830's)Children at least seven: Albert, Bathsheba, William, Russel G., Jonathan, Jacob B.,
5th generation. William Oxford and Nancy Sara McCollum from Ky. and later Mo.(census Harrison Co. Mo. 1850 shows a household of seven children but there was eight in
family history)Children: John, Elizabeth, Mary ,Alfred, James, Samuel, Sara and possibly a Rosa.
6th generation. Samuel Moore Oxford and Martha Ellen Dougherty (2nd wife-1st Miss Rachel A Needham died Feb.1863)from Harrison Co. Mo.Children were seven: ElmerS., JohnW. ,LuluM., MarthaF. LillianG., IvanN. and MaryR.
7th generation. Martha Frufru Oxford and Eugene Morris from Sanders Co.Neb.and later Washington State(Martha drew land in the Ok.land drawing in 1902 and the family still holds the title to this homestead today)Children were two: Conda and Dean. The couple divorced and she remarried James H. Smith who she lived with on his farm in Ok. until his passing at
which time she moved back to Grandview Wa. until her death in 1970.
8th generation. Dean Morris and Grace Herriman from Wa. to Ok. To Wa. Children are four: Martha ,Jacquline, Shirley and Claudia. Dean Morris still living in Wa. state Grace passed away a few years ago.
9th generation. Shirley Jeannette Morris and Herbert Owen Shoemaker from
Alaska.(Shirley originally from Wa. Herb from Oh.)Children are two :Randy Michael and Sheila Jeanne.