Oldham Family History

OLDHAM,  John

OLDHAM, John

Male 1754 - 1832  (~ 77 years)

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  • Name OLDHAM, John 
    Born Jul 1754  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1832  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Served in Revolutionary War, from Duxbury Massachusetts, enlisted 1 January 1776 for 1 year in Col. Baileys Regiment; states in pension file, wife Elizabeth is 64 years old, daughters Betsey, age 40 and Hannah, age 29, unable to support themselves, living at home.

      1790 Census in Duxbury with household consisting of one male over 16, three under 16 and three females.

      Found no land transactions in the Registry of Deeds. One land transaction found in pension file. John Oldham deed 14 acres and small house to Thomas Oldham

      Copy of Revolutionary War Pension documents in file.


      The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 77 page 238

      [p.238] Mrs. Elizabeth Howland Marston.
      DAR ID Number: 76632 Born in Boston, Mass.
      Wife of Herbert E. Marston.
      Descendant of Sergt. John Oldham, Thomas Fish, and Sergt. Robert Howland.
      Daughter of Willard Howland (b. 1852) and Lottie A. S. Barry (b. 1850), his wife, m. 1874.
      Granddaughter of Jarius Howland (1817-80) and Deborah Little Fish (1820-97), his wife, m. 1839.
      Gr-granddaughter of Luther Howland (b. 1774) and Hannah Oldham (b. 1780 ), his wife; Job Fish (1784-1868) and Lydia Thomas Cook (1786-1858), h is wife.
      Gr-gr-granddaughter of Robert Howland and Ruth Crooker (Crocker), his wife; John Oldham and Elizabeth Chandler (d. 1832), his wife, m. 1779; Thomas Fish and Ursula Crooker (b. 1763), his wife, m. 1782. John Oldham (1754-1832) enlisted, 1775, under Capt. Samuel Bradford, Col. Theophilus Cotton's regiment, and, 1777, served as sergeant, same regiment. He was born and died in Duxbury, Mass. Thomas Fish (1759-1828) was a private in Capt. Joseph Stetson's company, Colonel Dyke's regiment, 1776, and served several other enlistments under different commands, Massachusetts troops. He was born and died in Pembroke, Mass. Robert Howland (1742-1821) served as sergeant in Capt. Thomas Turner's company under Col. Anthony Thomas' regiment of Massachusetts militia, which marched on the Lexington Alarm. He was born in Duxbury; died in Pembroke, Mass.
    Person ID I11468  oldham
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2011 

    Father OLDHAM, John,   b. Yes, date unknown,   d. Bef 1757, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother SOULE, Hanna 
    Family ID F5141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CHANDLER, Elizabeth,   d. 30 Nov 1827, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Jan 1779  Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, Elizabeth,   b. 6 Jan 1780, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. OLDHAM, John T.,   b. 1 Mar 1782, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1871, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. OLDHAM, Chandler J.,   b. 28 Jun 1784, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. OLDHAM, Thomas,   b. 25 Apr 1786, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1844, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. OLDHAM, Anna,   b. 15 Mar 1789, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. OLDHAM, Hannah,   b. 14 Feb 1792, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. OLDHAM, Sally,   b. 17 Jun 1794, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F5170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1754 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1779 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jun 1832 - Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 documents

    Military Records
    DAR Centinniel Index<br>
1966<br>
Military Records
    DAR Centinniel Index
    1966
    Military Records

    Page 504

  • Sources 
    1. [S1572] Vital Records, Duxbury, Massachusetts.