Martha Emma Oakley

Female20 February 1864–13 February 1922

Brief Life History of Martha Emma

When Martha Emma Oakley was born on 20 February 1864, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, James B. Oakley, was 47 and her mother, Martha Emma Atwood, was 45. She married Charles McDaniel Attebury on 16 September 1880, in Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Sharp, Marshall, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 13 February 1922, in Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Oakley Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles McDaniel Attebury
Martha Emma Oakley
Marriage: 16 September 1880
Walter G. Attebury
James Curtis Attebury
Jesse Darnell Attebury
Roy Wilson Attebury

Sources (15)

  • Marthy Oakley in household of James Oakley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha E. Oakley in entry for James Atteburg and Monico Chambers, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Martha Emma Attebury, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1880Golden Pond, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 17

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    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’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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