Isaac Oldaker Jr.

Brief Life History of Isaac

When Isaac Oldaker Jr. was born in March 1798, in Hardy, Virginia, United States, his father, Isaac Oldacre Sr, was 44 and his mother, Lucretia Pugh, was 42. He married Catherine Little on 18 January 1818, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Cedar Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1860. He died on 25 September 1875, in Stockport, Van Buren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Stockport, Van Buren, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Oldaker Jr.
1798–1875
Catherine Little
1796–1878
Marriage: 18 January 1818
Martin Gilkeson Oldaker Sr.
1821–1846
Lucy Jane Oldaker
1826–1886
Isaac W Oldaker
1829–1905
Eliza C Oldaker
1830–1856
Harriet Oldaker Oldacre
1833–1903
Mary Evaline Oldaker
1836–1917

Sources (8)

  • Isaac Oldaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isaac Oldacre, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Isaac Oldaker, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived by a place called ‘the old plowed field’ (Old English ald ‘old’ + æcer ‘plot of arable or cultivated land’).

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

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