Oldham Family History

OLDHAM, Percival Knox Knorey

Male 1855 - Bef 1905  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name OLDHAM, Percival Knox Knorey 
    Nickname Knorey 
    Born Feb 1855  Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Longview, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 13 Sep 1905  Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 13 Sep 1905  Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Reliques of the Rives (Ryves) : being historical and genealogical notes of the ancient family Ryves of County Dorset and of the

      Percival Knox Oldham married his second cousin, Nellie Rives. They remained on the farm, which he inherited from his mother, until his death about 1905.

      Will of P. K. Oldham
      13 sep 1905
      Christian County, Kentucky, USA
      I P.K. Oldham being of sound mind & revoking any & all former Wills do make this my Last Will & testament

      first - I will that all my just debts be paid out of the proceeds of the sale of crops now on hand. Should there be a ballance left after payment sd debts I wish said ballance to be paid on a note which C. H. Bush holds against me sd note secured by mortgage on land and should it become necessary I wish enough of the land sold to pay ballance of sd note.

      After payment of debts I will & devise to m y Wife Nellie B. Oldham during her natural life all the property of which I die possessed bouth personal & real after he death to go to my three children Leslie Oldham Susie Mitchell and Nellie Carter in equal shares. Should either of my sd children die before my wife leaving no children their portion to go to those remaining in equal shares. I hereby appoint R. C. Rives as executor of my will without bond and request the court to permit him to so qualify and should it become necessary to sell any of the land as above stated I hereby authrie and empower my sd executor to sell same and make deed to purchaser.

      Signed P.K. Oldham

      Witnessed
      Jas. Wills
      T. J. Moss

      1860 Federal Census, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
      Thomas Rieves 60 1800 North Carolina
      Mary C. Rieves 64 1796 North Carolina
      Richard Oldham 7 1853 Kentucky
      Knorey Oldham 6 1854 Kentucky
      James Oldham 5 1855 Kentucky
      James K. Oldham 40 1820 Tennessee



      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: P K Oldham
      Age: 45
      Birth Date: Feb 1855
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Home in 1900: Longview, Christian, Kentucky
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: N B Oldham
      Marriage Year: 1876
      Years Married: 24
      Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
      Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee

      Household Members:
      Name Age
      P K Oldham 45
      N B Oldham 43
      N B Oldham 18






      Hopkinsville Kentuckian. (Hopkinsville, Ky.) 1889-1918, October 14, 1905

      MR. OLDHAM'S WILL.

      Bequeaths Property to Wife During Her Life.

      The will of the late P. K. Oldham has been probated. It provides for the payment of all just debts, and the rest of his property, both personal and real, goes to his wife, Nellie B. Oldham, during her natural life. At her death the estate goes to their three children, Leslie, Susie and Nellie, in equal shares. R. C. Rives was named as executor and he has qualified.
    Person ID I47270  oldham
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 

    Father OLDHAM, James K.,   b. Abt 1820, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1865  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother RIVES, Susan A.,   b. Abt 1833, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1859, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Family ID F17161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family RIVES, Nellie,   b. Abt 1856,   d. Bef Oct 1909, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1875  Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, Suzie
     2. OLDHAM, Nellie B.,   b. Sep 1881, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. OLDHAM, Leslie,   b. Abt 1886, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F19063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Feb 1855 - Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1860 - Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1860 - Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Oct 1875 - Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1900 - Longview, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 13 Sep 1905 - Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 13 Sep 1905 - Christian County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2651] Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900.