Nathaniel Kirby Oakes

6 March 1825–13 June 1898 (Age 73)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life of Nathaniel Kirby

When Nathaniel Kirby Oakes was born on 6 March 1825, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Joab Oakes, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Hudson Kirby, was 20. He married Stacy Francis Cooper on 9 May 1867, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Northern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Callands Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 13 June 1898, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Worlds, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Kirby Oakes
1825–1898
Stacy Francis Cooper
1845–1931
Marriage: 9 May 1867
Samuel Thomas Oakes
1867–1878
Nathaniel W. Oakes
1869–1957
Oakes
1870–1870
Haly O Oaks
1871–
Henry Austin Oakes
1872–1963
John Otha Oakes
1874–1933
Walter Prince Oakes
1876–1883
Sterling Cabel Oakes
1879–1947
James Archer Oakes
1881–1957
Fannie Bettie Oakes
1884–1966
Mary Belt Oakes
1887–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 May 1867
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    Samuel Thomas Oakes

    Male1867–1878Male

    Nathaniel W. Oakes

    Male1869–1957Male

    Oakes

    Male1870–1870Male

    Haly O Oaks

    Female1871–Female

    Male1872–1963Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

    Sarah Davis Oakes

    Female1823–1900Female

    Male1825–1898Male

    Moses Kirby Oakes

    Male1827–1862Male

    Daniel Webster Oakes

    Male1829–1901Male

    Nancy Oakes

    Female1829–Female

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, a plural variant of Oak .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhdara ‘son of Dubhdara’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’ + dara(ch), genitive of dair ‘oak’, by translation of the main element of the Gaelic name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel Oaks in household of Joab Oaks, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nat K Oaks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathaniel K Oakes in household of Joab Oakes, "United States Census, 1860"

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