Oldham Family History

OLDHAM, James Tapley

Male 1816 - 1893  (76 years)


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  • Name OLDHAM, James Tapley 
    Born 20 Feb 1816  Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  District 2, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1860  Calhoun, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1870  Calhoun, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Burial 13 Feb 1883  McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Feb 1893  Elba, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 14 Feb 1893  Ball Family Graveyard, On Leslie Smith Farm Near Elba, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Death Date also given as November 11, 1893 (Kentucky Family Records V 1 pg 67) Bible is in the possession of Great Granddaughter Mrs. Argyle Faith, Route 5, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. This Bible was printed by American Bible Society, New York City in 1857

      Excerpts from a letter - contributed by Mrs. Argyle Faith

      The four page letter found in the Tarpley Oldham Bible was written by the son, James Tapley Oldham, to relatives living in Barren County, Kentucky. It was dated January 3 1849 and place of residence given as Spice Woods, Daviess County,nyidently, there was no Post Office there as he says, "When any of you rite to me direct your leters to Croos Pond as it is nearer than Calhoun. People say the way this pond got its name two negroes downded their master (a Mr. Crow) and hid him in it." . . . . Roemarks re: the new environ ment - "I must say we are all very well pleased so fare, I beleave this to be the best poor mans Country I evr saw or perhaps heard of the land is good, the water is good, the timer is good and I belieave the helth as good or beter than it is in old Barren. David Edwards says with 500 dollars he can get land heare that he wld not give fore 5 such places and I beleave he is half right. Prices high heare coffee is worth 15 cts a nd shugar is 13 pounds to the dollar, tobacco is 8 dollars prised a nd I am told thare was some sold over the other side of Green river for 9. 75 theare is a greate stire abought another crop. . . . I beleave the peopl is nearer square with the world than any place I ever saw they pay as they go in a greate degrey and it is a good place for selling goods. . . . the Croos land that you was hunting lies right hear and is very valuable."

      Name: Edward V Cummins Date Written: 3 May 1849 Date Probated: July term 1849 Names Cited: Thomas C Barnett, Joseph Read, James T. Oldham Executor: father - James Cummins Mother: Margarit Cummins Brother and sisters: Amy Emirm? NEWMAN, William H Cummins, Melinda Franc es Cummins, James L Cummins, John S Cummins. Witnesses: James H Read, Jas T Oldham, Thomas Ball.

      Source: Barren Co Ky Will Book 3, p. 307

      Bible printed by the American Bible Socity, New York, N.Y., 1857, and belo nged to James T. Oldham who was born in Barren County (now Metcalfe). Later moved to what is now McLean Count y, in 1849, where he is buried. Bible in the 1960's was in the possession of Mrs. Argyle Faith, Owensboro, Kentucky.

      Marriages:
      Jas. T. Oldham and Jane Birlett McInteer was married January 24th A.D. 1839.
      Emily Ann Oldham and B. F. Briden was married A.D. January 29th 1857.
      Walter C. Loving and Adah J. Oldham was married February the 17th 1863.
      William T. Oldham and Mary L. Loving was married March 5th 1863.
      Ozias Denton Oldham and Ella G. Waltney? was married December 25 A. D. 18--.
      John H. Oldham and Ardell Mitchell was married December 28 A.D. 1881.
      W. H. Oldham and Mollie F. Noel was married December 25th 1898.

      Births:
      Jas. Tarpley Oldham was born February 20th 1816.
      Jane B. McInteer was born October 13th 1822.
      Emily Ann Oldham was born April 2nd 1840.
      Wm. Tarpley Oldham was born November 17th 1842.


      Adah Jane Oldham was born November 23rd 1844.
      Ozias Denton Oldham was born January 11th A.D. 1847.
      Jas. Isham Oldham was born August 14th A.D. 1851.
      Hezziah Harden Oldham was born March 11th 1853.
      Merrida M. Oldham was born April 25th 1855.
      John H. Oldham was born January 31st 1858.
      Doctor Buford Oldham was born November 19th A.D. 1859.
      William M. Loving was born September 27th 1865 [son of A. J. & W. C. Loving]
      Isaac Newton Loving was born October 23 A.D. 1867.
      John Gammon Loving was born August the 10th A.D. 1869.
      Emily Birlett Loving was born September 23rd A.D. 1872.
      Ada Ellen Loving was born May the 17th A.D. 1874.
      George Washington Loving was born April the 8th A.D. 1878.
      James Tarpley Loving was born April the 8th A.D. 1878.
      Rose Ardell Loving was born May 10th A.D. 1888.
      Florence Elizabeth Loving was born October the 10th A.D. 1880.
      Mollie F. Noel was born Feb. 12, 1870.
      Emma Jewell Oldham was born Aug. 29, 1899.
      Franklin Tarpley Oldham was born April 28, 1902.

      Deaths:
      James Isham Oldham departed this life November 11th 1858.
      Emily Ann Brydon departed this life April 30th 1892.
      James Tarpley Oldham departed this life February 13th 1893.
      Jane Burlott Oldham departed this life August 27, 1898.
      Mrs. Florence C. Bower died January 2nd 1915.
      H. H. Oldham died January 2, 1934.
      Mary Florence Oldham died July 27, 1940.

      Moved to Davies County, Kentucky in 1849 (now McLean County, Kentucky)

      1850 Daviess County Kentucky Federal Census
      12 226 228 Oldham James T. 35 M Farmer 150 KY
      13 226 228 Oldham Jane B. 27 F KY
      14 226 228 Oldham Emily 10 F KY
      15 226 228 Oldham William 8 M KY
      16 226 228 Oldham Jane 6 F KY
      17 226 228 Oldham Azias B. 4 M KY

      1860 Federal Census, Calhoun, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA
      James T Oldham 44
      Jane B Oldham 37
      William T Oldham 18
      Ada Jane Oldham 16
      Ozias D Oldham 13
      Hezekiah H Oldham 8
      James J Oldham 6
      John H Oldham 4
      Doctor B Oldham 7.12
    Person ID I8284  oldham
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2017 

    Father OLDHAM, Tarpley,   b. 24 Aug 1765, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1837, Knob Lick, Metcalfe County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother SHOCKLEY, Amiah Or Ann\Amy,   b. 1 Jul 1779, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1852  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F3736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MCINTEER, Jane Burdett Birdie,   b. 13 Oct 1822, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1898, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1839  Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. OLDHAM, Emily Ann,   b. 2 Apr 1840, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1892, Acorn Ridge, Stoddard County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     2. OLDHAM, William Tapley,   b. 17 Nov 1842, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1929, Thackeray, Hamilton County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. OLDHAM, Adah Jane,   b. 23 Nov 1844, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1920  (Age 75 years)
     4. OLDHAM, Ozias Denton,   b. 11 Jan 1847, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Fort Branch, Gibson County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. OLDHAM, James Isham,   b. 14 Aug 1851, Davies (Now Mclean) County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1858, Elba, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     6. OLDHAM, W. H. Hezekiah Harding Or Harden,   b. 11 Mar 1853, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1934, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. OLDHAM, James J.,   b. Abt 1854, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. OLDHAM, Meredith Hodge,   b. 26 Apr 1854, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1904, Beech Grove, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     9. OLDHAM, Morrida or Meridith M.,   b. 25 Apr 1855, Davies (Now Mclean) County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. OLDHAM, John Henry,   b. 31 Jan 1858, Davies (Now Mclean) County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1945, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     11. OLDHAM, Doctor Burford,   b. 29 Nov 1859, Davies (Now Mclean) County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1934, McLean County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F3749  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1816 - Barren County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1839 - Barren County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1850 - District 2, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1860 - Calhoun, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Federal - 1870 - Calhoun, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Burial - 13 Feb 1883 - McLean County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Feb 1893 - Elba, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Feb 1893 - Ball Family Graveyard, On Leslie Smith Farm Near Elba, Mclean County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 Documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S1241] Sandi Gorin.

    2. [S1330] Family Bible of Tarpley Oldham, Mrs. Edgar L. Cox Kentucky Family Records Vol I, page 65 Mrs. Edgar L. Cox, Route one, Utica Kentucky 42376 - Bible in possession of James Thompson, Route one, Knob Lick, Kentucky.

    3. [S3441] Family Bible, James Tapley Oldham, Mrs. Edgar L. Cox.

    4. [S3421] Robert Kivett.

    5. [S3385] Kentucky Family Records, Vol IV.

    6. [S302] Richard D. Brattin.

    7. [S318] Marriage Records, Barren County, Kentucky, File 6 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S3522] Bible Record.