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James Baron Oaks (1860 - 1945)

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James Baron Oaks
Born in Westfield, Chautauqua County, New Yorkmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Alpena, Alpena, Michiganmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Alpena, Alpena County, Michiganmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Sep 2017
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Contents

Biography

Birth

Date: October 14, 1860[1][2]
Place:Westfield, New York[1][2]

Marriage

Spouse: Emma Margaret Robins[3]
Date: January 1891[3]
Place: Alpena, Michigan[3]

Children

  • Grace was born 20 Dec 1890 in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan[4]. She died on October 28, 1891 when she was a year old.
  • His son Frank Robert was born on November 23, 1892, in Alpena, Michigan. He died in 1941 at the age of 49.[3][5]
  • His son James was born on February 14, 1897, in Alpena, Michigan[6].He died on March 8, 1898, when he was less than a year old.
  • His daughter Rhoda L was born on November 28, 1903, in Michigan.[5]

Occupation

1900-
1910-
1920-
1930-Net Mender in Fishery in Alpena, Michigan[7]
1940- Park Care Taker in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan[8]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1900
Place: 513 pine street in Alpena Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan[3]
Residence:
Date: 1910
Place:126 Miller street in Alpena Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan [5]
Residence:
Date: 1920
Place: Pine St in Alpena Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan[9]
Home Owned or Rented: Rented
Residence:
Date: 1930
Place: 321 West Oldfield Street in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan
Home Owned or Rented: Owned[7]
Residence:
Date: 1940
Place: 321 West Oldfield Street in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan
Home Owned or Rented: Owned Valued at $1,500

Census

  • He was living in Westfield, New York on June 23, 1870 at age 10 with his parents John 36 and Rhoda 33 and four siblings Reuben 13 born Ohio, George 8 New york, Sherman 6 New york and Henry 2 New york. Occupation: At school[10]
  • James lived in Westfield, New York, on June 1, 1875
  • James lived in Westfield, New York, on June 8, 1880, age 20 (1861), With his parents John 49 and Rhoda 44 both born in New york and three brothers Sherman 15 New york, Henry 13 New york and Charles 6 New york.Occupation: Fisherman.[11]
  • James lived in Alpena, Michigan, on June 7, 1900. age 37 (Oct 1863). Was living with his wife Emma 33 Michigan and Son Francis 8 Michigan.Occupation: Fisherman[3]
  • James lived in Alpena, Michigan, on April 16, 1910.Age 49 (abt 1861). Was living with his wife Emma 41 Michigan and two children Frank 17 Michigan and Rhoda 6 Michigan. Place of birth:New York, Occupation: employed in a fish market.[5]
  • James lived in Alpena, Michigan, in 1920.Was living with his wife Emma 51 Michigan and daughter Rhoda 16. Place of birth:New York, Occupation: Net mender for a Fish Co.[9]
  • James lived in Alpena, Michigan, on April 9, 1930.Occupation:Net Mender in Fishery[7]
  • James lived in Alpena, Michigan, on April 1, 1940.[8]

Death

Date: April 27, 1945[1][2]
Place: Alpena, Michigan[1][2], at the age of 84.

Burial

Date: 30 Apr 1945[2]
Place: Evergreen Cemetery -Plot: Original Section I - 398[2]

research notes

Oakes Name Meaning

English: topographic name, a plural variant of Oak. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhdara ‘son of Dubhdara’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’ + dara(ch), genitive of dair ‘oak’, by translation of the main element of the Gaelic name.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF4P-S87 : 12 December 2014), James B Oakes, 27 Apr 1945; citing Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,973,171.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHYH-V7K : 9 December 2014), James B. Oakes, 27 Apr 1945; citing Alpena, Mi, reference 56; FHL microfilm 2,020,779.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M91X-SNK : accessed 19 September 2017), James Oaks, Alpena city Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 13, sheet 9B, family 191, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,699.
  4. "Michigan Births, 1867-1902," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQ8Y-2X8 : 4 December 2014), Grace Oaks, 20 Dec 1890; citing item 1 p 72 rn 168, Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,321,264.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLPH-GN5 : accessed 19 September 2017), James B Oakes, Alpena Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 13, sheet 2B, family 45, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 635; FHL microfilm 1,374,648.
  6. "Michigan Births, 1867-1902," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NQXW-VD6 : 4 December 2014), James Oaks, 14 Feb 1897; citing item 3 p 79 rn 151, Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,322,711.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQT2-PG5 : accessed 19 September 2017), James B Oaks, Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 6, sheet 7B, line 73, family 162, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 973; FHL microfilm 2,340,708.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K42Q-MSX : accessed 19 September 2017), James B Oakes, Alpena, Alpena City, Alpena, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-6A, sheet 6A, line 14, family 125, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1722.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Year: 1920; Census Place: Alpena Ward 5, Alpena, Michigan; Roll: T625_754; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 386
  10. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8X9-Z6N : 12 April 2016), James Oaks in household of John Oaks, New York, United States; citing p. 52, family 457, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,412.
  11. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZZZ-WND : 9 September 2017), James Oaks in household of John Oaks, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States; citing enumeration district ED 74, sheet 120C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0816; FHL microfilm 1,254,816.


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