Oldham Family History

OLDHAM, John M.

Male 1845 - 1911  (66 years)


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  • Name OLDHAM, John M. 
    Born 1845  Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1860  Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1861-1862  [5
    Census 1870  Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880  Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1900  Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 9 Jan 1911  Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 13 Jan 1911  Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Not mentioned in probate of his father's will 1873-76 1870 Census, Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana pg 137 died in soldiers home.

      John M. Oldham's pension papers show service in the Civil War. He was in Co. E, 7th Reg. Indiana Volunteers, He entered service September 1861 to serve three years. At the time he enlisted he stated his age was 18 and that he was born in Shelby County, Indiana. He was 5ft 5in tall, had a light complexion, blue eyes and red hair, occupation farmer. He was discharged by reason of disability. The disabling was from Rheumatism, June 1862. He also suffered from chronic diarrhea since December 1861.

      The 1881 Terre Haute directory shows John Oldham's occupation as working for the ice company. He resided at 1 First Street, next to Michael Rusk. Eventually John Oldham and Oprah Rush divorced their respective spouses and were eventually married each other.)

      1880 Census John Oldham, Terre Haute, Indiana John age 38, born Illinois, father born Tennessee Catherine age 38, born Illinois, father born Scotland, Mother born Tenness ee James age 6 Born Indiana Samuel age 4 Born Indiana They were living on Third Street

      1890 Terre Haute Directory John M. Oldham, Teamster, 111 N 2d, Terre Haute, Indiana 1892 Terre Haute Directory John M. Oldham, and Miss Mary Oldham, Oldham & Mattox Realty, 200 N. 14t h, Terre Haute, Indiana


      Pension papers state he was a farmer in Indianapolis, Marion County, India na and that he mustered in from Decatur County, Indiana

      1850 Federal Census, Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA
      John Oldham 39
      Ellen Oldham 34
      Mary Crow 17
      Eliza Crow 15
      Samuel Crow 13
      Granville Crow 7
      James R Crow 5
      John M Crow 4
      Gideon H Oldham 3
      Rigdon 0

      1860 Census for Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, IN doesn't show an Albert Oldham, age 3, but it does show Robert.
      John Oldham 49 M Farmer 9860 1330 Tenn
      Ellen 44 F Va Mary A 26 F Ind
      Granville 18 M Farm Laborer Ind attended school
      James A 16 M Ind attended school
      John M 14 M Ind attended school
      Gideon 12 M Ind attended school
      Ridgon 10 M Ind attended school
      Milton 9 M Ind attended school
      Margaret 7 Ind attended school
      Robert 3 Ind

      1870 Federal Census, Brandywine, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
      John Oldham 22 bn Indiana
      Mary Oldham 20 bn Indiana
      Annie Oldham 2 bn Indiana

    Person ID I5441  oldham
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2016 

    Father OLDHAM, John,   b. 12 Feb 1811, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1875, Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother HARRELL, Eleanor (Elendor),   b. 11 Sep 1815, Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1896, Fairland, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F2489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 ANDREWS, Mary Francis,   b. Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1872, Fairland, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Oct 1864  Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, Annie Carrie B.,   b. 18 Feb 1868, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F2486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ARMSTRONG, Nancy Catherine,   b. 1846, Clay County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, West Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1873  Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Marriage fact 1882 
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, James Aleck,   b. 27 Aug 1874, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1952  (Age 78 years)
     2. OLDHAM, Samuel Lee,   b. 23 Aug 1876, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1948, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F2529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 DOOLY, Orpah E.,   b. 4 May 1842,   d. 19 Mar 1928, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1883  Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Marriage Records<br>
Vigo County, Indiana, USA
    Marriage Records
    Vigo County, Indiana, USA

    Marriage Records
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F2530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1845 - Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1850 - Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Oct 1864 - Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1870 - Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Oct 1873 - Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1880 - Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Aug 1883 - Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1900 - Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1911 - Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Jan 1911 - Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Marriage Records<br>
Vigo County, Indiana, USA
    Marriage Records
    Vigo County, Indiana, USA

    Marriage Records

  • Sources 
    1. [S2632] 1900 Federal Census, Terre Haute, Harrison County, Indiana.

    2. [S3115] Mary Jo Yancy.

    3. [S901] 1860 Federal Census, Shelby Twp, Shelby County, Indiana, 706 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3170] 1850 Federal Census, Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, Household 36/36 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3523] Judy Jehn.

    6. [S2733] 1870 Federal Census, Brandywine Twp., Shelby County, Indiana, Household 26/26 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S757] 1880 Federal Census, Terre Haue, Vigo County, Indiana.

    8. [S3319] WFT #4033*6, (WFT Vol 6).

    9. [S2560] Military Transportation of Corpse Papers.

    10. [S3155] Marriage Records, Shelby County, Indiana, Book 8, Pg 297 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S2558] Pension file of John M. Oldham.

    12. [S2080] Marriage Certificate.

    13. [S3146] Marriage Records, Vigo County, Indiana, Book 9. Page 362 (Reliability: 3).