When John Hunt Oakley was born in 1765, in Westchester, New York, United States, his father, William Oakley, was 42 and his mother, Eunice Hunt, was 35. He married Ann Bartine in 1784. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1829, at the age of 64.
English (mainly West Midlands): habitational name from any of numerous places called Oakley, Oakle, or Oakleigh, in Bedfordshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Suffolk, or Wiltshire. The placenames derive from Old English āc ‘oak’ + lēah ‘open woodland’.