David Cook Oakes

17 June 1843–22 August 1904 (Age 61)
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of David Cook

When David Cook Oakes was born on 17 June 1843, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel P Oakes, was 39 and his mother, Grace Hammond, was 39. He married Mary Elizabeth Rice on 3 October 1865, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Otto Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States for about 20 years and Milks Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 22 August 1904, in Buckingham, Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

David Cook Oakes
1843–1904
Mary Elizabeth Rice
1847–1920
Marriage: 3 October 1865
Eva Grace Oakes
1867–1953
Samuel John Oakes
1869–1967
George David Oakes
1870–1949
Emma May Oakes
1872–1904
Ernest E Oakes
1874–1956
Jenna Oaks
1877–
Alfred Oakes
1878–1959
Frank A Oakes
1881–
Howard Eugene Oakes
1885–1975
Fred Horace Oakes
1885–1966
Alta Louisa Oakes
1888–1973
Geneva Dell Oakes
1890–1991

Spouse and Children

    Male1843–1904Male

    Mary Elizabeth Rice

    Female1847–1920Female

MARRIAGE
3 October 1865
Kankakee, Illinois, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel P Oakes

    Male1804–1875Male

    Grace Hammond

    Female1804–1861Female

siblings

(6)

    Sarah Louisa Oakes

    Female1830–1866Female

    Eveline Oakes

    Female1835–1874Female

    Mary E. Oakes

    Female1838–1925Female

    John Hamilton Oakes

    Male1841–1917Male

    Male1843–1904Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • David C Oaks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David C Oaks in household of Samuel Oaks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David Oaks in household of Samuel Oaks, "United States Census, 1850"

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