Mary Jane Oakley

1830–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Oakley was born in 1830, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Oakley, was 36 and her mother, Vashti Bacon, was 37. She lived in Montrose, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Oakley
1794–1851
Vashti Bacon
1793–1869
Elizabeth "Betsy" Oakley
1821–
Emeline Oakley
1822–1901
George Oakley
James Alonzo Oakley
Jotham Oakley
Pauline Oakley
Harriet A Oakley
1824–1840
Edward George Oakley
1828–1900
Mary Jane Oakley
1830–
Martha Ann Oakley
1832–1900
Filania Oakley
1834–1834
Daniel G Oakley
1834–1893

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Elizabeth "Betsy" Oakley

    Female1821–Female

    Emeline Oakley

    Female1822–1901Female

    Harriet A Oakley

    Female1824–1840Female

    Edward George Oakley

    Male1828–1900Male

    Female1830–Female

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 33

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

A'c-lea, from ac, oak, and lea, a place, meaning an oak place

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Sources (1)

  • Mary Jane Oakley in household of James Oakley, "United States Census, 1850"

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