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.
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’.
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