Jonathan Oakley

Brief Life History of Jonathan

When Jonathan Oakley was born in 1747, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Richard Oakley, was 25 and his mother, Alida Kort, was 20. He married Sarah Krom about 1770, in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1791, in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 44.

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Jonathan Oakley
Sarah Krom
Marriage: about 1770
Isaiah Josiah Oakley
Elizabeth “Betsey” Oakley
Benjamin Oakely
Catherine Oakley
Benjamin Oakley

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  • Jonathan Ocley in entry for Eliza Ocley, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Jonathan Oakerly in entry for Benjamin Oakerly, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Jonathan Okerly in entry for Benjamin Okerly, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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New York is the 11th state.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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