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Durant Alexander Oakley
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1842
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1900
Arkansas, USA

Durant Alexander Oakley was the son of Haywood and Eliza (Bullock) Oakley. Durant was the brother of William James Oakley (born June 30, 1837 in NC, died October, 1912 AR), John Simpson Oakley (born February 23, 1840 in NC, died December 5, 1879 AR), Martha Oakley (born April 6, 1844), Elijah Preston Oakley (born August 13, 1846, died February 28, 1929. He married Sallie M. Kindley. Their children were: Hortense, Cyrus K., A. Ann, Cyril P. Francile 1898-1968, Elwood Preston and Floy W.), Frances Adeline (born March 22, 1849), and Thomas Haywood (born 18 August, 1851. His wife was Callie and their children in 1880 were: Ollie, Lester & Cora). Durant Alexander Oakley married Margaret Celestia Brame (March, 1846-1907). Their children were: William B. Oakley (born March, 1871), Anna E. Oakley (March 12, 1873-August 12, 1909. She married a Mr. Rice), Oscar Alexander Preston Oakley (born May 4, 1877. He married Lillian and they had no children. His description from his WWI draft card: tall, stout, brown eyes and hair), Lula Oakley (born October, 1879), Edgar Rankin Oakley (born February 22, 1881. He lived in Nashville, Tennessee in 1930 with his wife, Pearl. They had no children. Description from WWI draft registration: medium height, stout, grey eyes, brown hair, both legs off. Occupation: coal dealer in Rogers, Arkansas).
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The Springdale News from Benton County
Springdale, AR
March 23, 1900
D.A. Oakley, one of the leading citizens of Rogers, died on Tuesday of last week at the age of 53 years. He leaves a wife and 5 children. Funeral services were held at the M.E. Church, South and were conducted by Rev. Martin.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Haywood Preston Oakley (1808 - 1880)
  Eliza Bullock Oakley (1816 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Brame Oakley (1846 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  William B. Oakley (1871 - 1942)*
  Anna Oakley Rice (1873 - 1909)*
  Oscar Alexander Preston Oakley (1877 - 1941)*
  Lulu Oakley Sager (1879 - 1972)*
  Edgar Rankin Oakley (1881 - 1931)*
  Edgar Rankin Oakley (1881 - 1931)*
  Horace H Oakley (1885 - 1886)*
 
 Siblings:
  William James Oakley (1837 - 1912)*
  John Simpson Oakley (1840 - 1879)*
  Durant Alexander Oakley (1842 - 1900)
  Martha Jane Oakley Horsley (1844 - 1909)*
  Elijah Preston Oakley (1846 - 1929)*
  Frances Adeline Oakley Smith (1849 - 1928)*
  Thomas Haywood Oakley (1851 - 1926)*
  Henry Asbury Oakley (1854 - 1923)*
  Benjamin Thompson Oakley (1857 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakley Chapel Cemetery
Rogers
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Annie202
Record added: Jun 04, 2006
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Durant Alexander Oakley
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