Leonard Francis Oakes

27 July 1878–12 June 1913 (Age 34)
Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Leonard Francis

When Leonard Francis Oakes was born on 27 July 1878, in Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, his father, Hyram James Oakes, was 31 and his mother, Carmelia Whiting, was 33. He married Inez Kittleson in May 1903, in Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Clitherall Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died on 12 June 1913, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 34, and was buried in Didsbury, Mountain View County, Alberta, Canada.

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Leonard Francis Oakes
Inez Kittleson
Marriage: May 1903

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May 1903
Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 6

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 12

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Leonard Oaks in household of Jh Oaks, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Lenard F Cakes in household of Hiran J Cakes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Leonard F Oaks in household of James Oaks, "Minnesota, State Census, 1885"

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