Oel Durkee Jr.

1843–1923 (Age 79)
Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Oel

When Oel Durkee Jr. was born on 2 December 1843, in Lorain, Ohio, United States, his father, Oelsen Durkee, was 36 and his mother, Betsey Terry, was 33. He married Emma Odelpha Phillips on 31 December 1865, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Eaton, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 11 September 1923, in Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Oel Durkee Jr.
1843–1923
Emma Odelpha Phillips
1848–1923
Marriage: 31 December 1865
May Eleanor Durkee
1868–1871
June B. Durkee
1871–1888
Jane Durkee
1872–1888
Edward Oel Durkee
1874–1930
Leo L. Durkee
1876–1906
Estella Pearl Durkee
1878–1937
Blanche Mable Durkee
1881–1960
Eliza Eugene Durkee
1883–
Elza Eugene Durkee
1883–
Artemas L. Durkee
1887–1889
Florence Betsy Durkee
1890–1957

Spouse and Children

    Male1843–1923Male

    Emma Odelpha Phillips

    Female1848–1923Female

MARRIAGE
31 December 1865
Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

    Female1868–1871Female

    Female1871–1888Female

    Female1872–1888Female

    Edward Oel Durkee

    Male1874–1930Male

    Leo L. Durkee

    Male1876–1906Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1807–1906Male

    Betsey Terry

    Female1810–1898Female

siblings

(11)

    Male1831–1916Male

    Nancy Durkee

    Female1833–1884Female

    Male1834–1834Male

    Female1835–1835Female

    Fidelia Durkee

    Female1838–1871Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 17

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Durkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oel Durkee in household of Oel Durkee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oel Durkee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oel Durkee, Jr, "United States Census, 1880"

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