James Edwin or Edward Oakley

3 September 1887–20 July 1964 (Age 76)
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of James Edwin or Edward

When James Edwin or Edward Oakley was born on 3 September 1887, in New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia, his father, James Oakley, was 25 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Wakefield, was 28. He married Dorothy Mary Brazendale on 24 April 1913, in New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 20 July 1964, in Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 76, and was buried in Malbina, Tasmania, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Edwin or Edward Oakley
1887–1964
Dorothy Mary Brazendale
1896–1985
Marriage: 24 April 1913
Minnie May Oakley
1914–1991
Verna Dorothy Oakley
1917–
Harold Robert Oakley
1918–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 April 1913
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
children

(3)

    Minnie May Oakley

    Female1914–1991Female

    Verna Dorothy Oakley

    Female1917–Female

    Harold Robert Oakley

    Male1918–1987Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    William Oakley

    Male1880–1881Male

    William Henry Oakley

    Male1881–1929Male

    Susan Oakley

    Female1884–1884Female

    Ada Oakley

    Female1885–Female

    Male1887–1964Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 5

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 14

First Federal election.
1911

Age 24

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in southern and central England named with the Old English elements āc ‘oak’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Edwin Oakley, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • James Edwin Oakley, "Find A Grave Index"

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