Donald Loraine Oakes

16 August 1905–23 September 1979 (Age 74)
Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Donald Loraine

When Donald Loraine Oakes was born on 16 August 1905, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, Forest Edwin Oakes, was 26 and his mother, Josie A Brown, was 26. He married Mabel Laverne Wadsworth on 23 October 1926, in Maine, United States. He died on 23 September 1979, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Donald Loraine Oakes
1905–1979
Mabel Laverne Wadsworth
1907–1986
Marriage: 23 October 1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1926
Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Forest Edwin Oakes

    Male1878–1957Male

    Josie A Brown

    Female1879–1963Female

siblings

(11)

    Albra I Oakes

    Female1902–2001Female

    Charles M Oakes

    Male1903–1983Male

    Alton F Oakes

    Male1904–1990Male

    Male1905–1979Male

    Lamont Leslie Oakes

    Male1906–1991Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 12

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
1927

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Donald L Oakes in household of Forrest E Oakes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Donald L Oakes in household of Percy Whittington, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald L Oakes in household of Forest E Oakes, "United States Census, 1920"

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