|Amanda Matilda Oakes DeHart|
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Amanda was born in about 1847 in Attala Co, MS, and died after 1884 in either McClenna Co. or Hill Co, TX. She was one of eight children born to William Cecil Oakes & his 2nd wife, Eliza Jane (Emmerson).
Amanda was the first wife of Thomas Alexander DeHart; they married in 1868 in Attala Co, MS. He was born 04/20/1842 in Attala Co, MS, and died 06/21/1930 at his home in Hillsboro, TX.
*See Thomas DeHart's memorial page for info about children
Thomas DeHart's second wife was Mary Eliza "Mamie" (Newcomb). She was the daughter of his first wife's sister, Nancy Theodocia (Oakes) and her husband, Robert Radford Newcomb, Sr. So Thomas DeHart married his first wife's niece. They had 6 children: Ester Ruth, Jesse Frank, Harold, Chester, Mamie Laru & a boy who died young
LETTER WRITTEN BY MARY ANN (HOOKS) DEHART to her sister, Sally, wife of William T. Hutchinson
"Dear sister and family,
I seat my self to knight to write you a few lines. We are all up but not well. The children is having some chills. Mother has come home from Jims. She is in better health than she was in when she went off. She likes up there very well. Eliza (Eliza Jane Emmerson Oakes, widow of William Cecil Oakes, mother of Amanda Oakes DeHart, who was the first wife of Thomas Alexander DeHart) wants her to come and spend next summer with them. They was all glad to see her. She staid up there nearly three months. We have got a fine turnip patch. I get plenty milk and butter. I have got 47 young chickens. We made a very short crop. We made plenty of molases to do us. We have sold 12 gallons at 75 cents a gallon."
William Cecil Oakes (1807 - 1864)
Eliza Jane Emmerson Oakes (1825 - 1886)
Thomas Alexander Dehart (1842 - 1930)
Pathenia J Oakes DeHart (1833 - 1911)**
William Henry Oakes (1846 - 1913)*
Amanda Matilda Oakes DeHart (1847 - ____)
Nancy Theodocia Oakes Newcomb (1857 - 1921)*
Martha Virginia Oakes Cravey (1860 - 1890)*
Created by: Cheri
Record added: May 01, 2011
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